This recipe is from Good and Cheap.
Good and Cheap is a gorgeous cookbook for people with limited income, particularly on a $4/day food stamps budget. The PDF is free (ahora en Español!) and has been downloaded more than 15,000,000 times. I have more cookbooks, too!
I’m away this week on vacation, but I wanted to keep bringing you some tasty summer meal ideas. Here’s one of my favorite, super simple summer pasta dishes from Good and Cheap: Pasta with eggplant and tomato. It’s mid summer so you should be able to get eggplants for a relatively low cost, and you can either grab a can of tomatoes, or make this with fresh tomatoes if you can afford them. Tomatoes are so sweet and delicious right now! The sauce for this pasta cooks in the time it takes to boil the water and cook the pasta. I made it recently and doubled the recipe and it kept very well in the fridge. Keep reading