Linguine with Mushroom Sauce – easy and frugal

Linguine with Mushroom Sauce is a 20 minutes dinner recipe and very frugal for only $0.75. You can add a salad on the side of this vegetarian meal or sprinkle it with Parmesan.

This recipe under $1 is easy to prepare and a great dinner meal to keep in mind for busy nights. It serves 4 people and makes 4 big portions. You can substitute the linguine with any pasta and top the meal with Parmesan or add a side salad.

Linguine with Mushroom Sauce is a 20 minutes dinner recipe and very frugal for only $0.75. You can add a salad on the side of this vegetarian meal or sprinkle it with Parmesan.

You can season the mushroom sauce with salt, pepper and beef bouillon. For the vegetarian mushroom sauce dinner use vegetable stock powder (1-2 t) instead of the beef bouillon. There is not much more seasoning to it and therefore a very simple dinner recipe.

Related: 50 Vegetarian Dinner Recipes under 30 Minutes

Mushroom Linguine Recipe

The cost of the meal depends on where you get your groceries and if you use coupons. This recipe is super easy and cheap to prepare, so the cost should not differ much. Since this mushroom linguine recipes it meatless, you will definitely enjoy a very frugal dinner meal.

Cost of the linguine with mushroom sauce

1/2 onion (0.24)

salt, pepper, oil (0.10)

mushrooms (1.29)

stock powder, starch (0.20)

linguine (1.19)

The whole meal is only about $3.02, that makes $0.75 per serving.

Related: One Pot White Chicken Chili

How to prepare the linguine with mushroom sauce

Start cooking the pasta according to the package. Roast the diced onions and mushrooms in a little bit of vegetable oil for about 7 minutes. Add 2 Cups of water and the bouillon / stock, let simmer.

Linguine with Mushroom Sauce is a 20 minutes dinner recipe and very frugal for only $0.75. You can add a salad on the side of this vegetarian meal or sprinkle it with Parmesan.

Then season with salt and pepper to taste. To thicken the sauce mix 2 t of corn starch with some water and add to the sauce. Let boil to thicken. You can always add more starch, but make sure you mix it with water until there are no chunks before you add it to the sauce.

Drain the pasta and split into 4 servings. Add the mushroom sauce to the pasta and serve. You can eat a side salad with the meal to add some more vegetables an greens.

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Linguine with Mushroom Sauce is a 20 minutes dinner recipe and very frugal for only $0.75. You can add a salad on the side of this vegetarian meal or sprinkle it with Parmesan.

linguine with mushroom sauce

Linguine with Mushroom Sauce is a 20 minutes dinner recipe and very frugal for only $0.75. You can add a salad on the side of this vegetarian meal or sprinkle it with Parmesan.

Yields: 4

  • 1 box of mushrooms, diced
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 1 pack linguine
  • 2 t cornstarch
  • 2 cups water
  • salt, pepper, beef bouillon (2 cubes) (or vegetable stock powder 1-2 t )
  1. Start cooking the pasta according to the package.
  2. Roast the diced onions and mushrooms in a little bit of vegetable oil for about 7 minutes.
  3. Add 2 Cups of water and the bouillon / stock, let simmer.
  4. Then season with salt and pepper to taste. To thicken the sauce mix 2 t of corn starch with some water and add to the sauce. Let boil to thicken.
  5. You can always add more starch, but make sure you mix it with water until there are no chunks before you add it to the sauce.
  6. Drain the pasta and split into 4 servings.
  7. Add the mushroom sauce to the pasta and serve.
  • Total time: 20

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Hello, my name is Lisa Goodwin and I am the author of 2sharemyjoy.com. This blog is designed to help you save time and money while shopping for groceries and creating meal plans. You will also find great ways to reach your ideal weight and stay fit with fun, easy strategies (on a budget). [read more...]