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Spicy Tomato Pasta – Supper for a Steal

Spicy Tomato Pasta – Supper for a Steal

You know those penny pinching nights? Yeah this was definitely one of those. I was working late, hadn’t been to the store in a week, there was no way I was about to stop… what was I going to make.

After the pasta puttanesca I loved the idea of cooking pasta right in the pot with a sauce. It’s easy cleanup and easy to prepare.

With a few pantry ingredients you can whip this up in no time. I served a simple roasted veggie on the side and featured this as the main course, but this spicy pasta can be a side or main.

Spicy Tomato Pasta

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 4
Cost: $0.48


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups chicken stock or veggie stock
  • 8 oz linguine


  • In a large skillet saute garlic and red pepper flakes in olive oil over medium heat for 2-3 minutes. Add diced tomatoes and juice, chicken stock, and linguine. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Cook 8-10 minutes, until pasta is al dente. Garnish with Parmesan cheese,

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