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Budget-Friendly Pasta with Clam Sauce

25 Mar
Canned clams, cayenne, garlic, Parmesan, oregano, olive oil, white wine and salt

Canned clams, cayenne, garlic, Parmesan, oregano, olive oil, white wine and salt

One of my favorite pasta dishes is pasta with clam sauce. I love the dish, but I hate ordering it out because it seems too simple to spend $15 on. That’s why I’ve taken the college student approach and decided that if it’s too expensive to buy, it’s time to make.

I didn’t want to spend the extra dough on fresh clams, so I turned to the canned version instead. Canned clams cost about a dollar a jar and have a more concentrated flavor than fresh clams. By cutting back on spending on the main ingredient, the dish becomes college budget friendly.

Here’s how I made pasta with clam sauce on a college allowance.

Pasta with Clam Sauce Ingredients: (Serves 4)

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