Trader Joe’s 99-cent boxed mac and cheese is a good deal for lean times, but fresh is always better. Gorgonzola is surprisingly cheap, and this is both a quick and satisfying dish that makes 3-4 meals for about $5.
All ingredients from Trader Joe’s:
- 1 Wedge of gorgonzola ($2 or less)
- 1 Package of bowtie pasta ($.99)
- 1 Box of grape tomatoes (~$2)
- Olive oil, salt and peper to taste
Cook the pasta and drain it. Coarsely grate about a cup of gorgonzola. Dice about a cup and a half of tomatoes. Combine with pasta immediately after draining for a melted cheese texture, or wait until the pasta cools for a crumbly cheese texture. Add a dash of olive oil, salt and pepper, and mix until the pasta is coated.
Easy and YUM!