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Pasta with Clam Sauce
Photographer Jean Allsopp

Pasta with Clam Sauce

Cost per serving: $2.20

Budget Tip: Pasta is great for the grocery budget―it’s filling and inexpensive. Canned clams are always available, and even sometimes on sale. If you’re in the mood to splurge, try this recipe with a pound of fresh peeled shrimp sauted in 2 tablespoons of olive oil.

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