Easy student recipes

Student cooking on a budget needn’t be boring. We have selected easy recipes that are cheap, quick and tasty, to guarentee you eat well at university.

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One-pan tomato fish chowder

Winter soup recipes

One-pan tomato fish chowder

This flavoursome, gluten-free tomato-based chowder recipe by Donal Skehan uses soffrito as a starting point....

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Charred chicken ramen bowls

Noodle soup recipes

Charred chicken ramen bowls

These quick chicken ramen bowls by Donal Skehan are by no means traditional but with...

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Biscoff microwave mug cake

Easy cake recipes

Biscoff microwave mug cake

Looking for a quick pick me up? This Biscoff microwave mug cake takes about 5 minutes...

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Sausage ragù with dumplings

Quick midweek meals

Sausage ragù with dumplings

Grab a pack of chipolatas and a few storecupboard staples and magic up this super-simple,...

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Orecchiette and chickpea tomato soup

Soup recipes

Orecchiette and chickpea tomato soup

This proper pleasing orecchiette and chickpea tomato soup is a family favourite and, similar to...

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Corned beef hash

Midweek meal recipes

Corned beef hash

The classic storecupboard recipe of corned beef hash has become part of the British food...

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Creamy vegan sausage and spinach pasta

Vegan dinner recipes

Creamy vegan sausage and spinach pasta

Comforting and creamy, this plant-based pasta dish marries vegan sausages with fennel seeds, red onion...

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Pasta with vodka sauce

Italian pasta recipes

Pasta with vodka sauce

This luscious pasta with tomato vodka sauce is the just-about-perfect simple supper, requiring just 20...

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Pizza style penne with salami crisps

Quick pasta recipes

Pizza style penne with salami crisps

We’ve taken two popular Italian staples and created this epic pizza-style pasta dish, complete with...

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Sausage cannelloni

Budget pasta recipes

Sausage cannelloni

Crumbled sausagemeat and passata come together to create a mighty filling in this budget-friendly sausage...

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Cheesy sausage and mash pie

Pie recipes

Cheesy sausage and mash pie

We’ve flavoured this meaty sausage and onion pie with Marmite, for a salty, tangy kick,...

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Spinach dhal with roasted cauliflower and squash

Cauliflower recipes

Spinach dhal with roasted cauliflower and squash

This filling vegetarian meal is packed full of veggies, fibre-rich lentils and drizzled with thick...

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Vegan fry-up

Easy student recipes

Vegan fry-up

You don’t need meat to make a knockout brunch dish. We’ve made this vegan breakfast...

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Crunchy-melty tuna and broccoli pasta bake

Easy student recipes

Crunchy-melty tuna and broccoli pasta bake

This gorgeous pasta bake is exactly what is says on the tin: crunchy, melty, oozy...

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Smoky sausage chilli

Chilli recipes

Smoky sausage chilli

We’ve doubled the quantities of this sensational smoky sausage chilli so you can eat half...

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Sambhar

Vegetarian curry recipes

Sambhar

This South Indian pulses dish is a staple in the city of Chennai. Chetna Makan...

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Easy midweek spaghetti bolognese

Bolognese recipes

Easy midweek spaghetti bolognese

Our easy recipe for spaghetti bolognese is perfect for midweek. It makes a double batch...

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Veggie chilli with nachos

Chilli recipes

Veggie chilli with nachos

This isn’t just any vegetarian recipe, it’s a hearty Mexican chilli made with plenty of...

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Fishcakes with minty peas and spinach

Fishcake recipes

Fishcakes with minty peas and spinach

We made this British classic healthier by swapping traditional floury white potatoes for sweet potatoes....

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Quick parma ham and goat’s cheese pizzas

Pizza recipes

Quick parma ham and goat’s cheese pizzas

It takes less time to make these pizzas, made with a quick homemade tomato sauce,...

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Tadka dhal

Indian side dishes

Tadka dhal

Chetna Makan’s comforting tadka dhal recipe combines lentils with turmeric and chilli in this warming...

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Mexican baked beans

Midweek meal recipes

Mexican baked beans

Make these delicious Mexican beans for dinner tonight, then use the leftovers for lunch for...

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Chicken and houmous wraps

Lunch recipes to take to work

Chicken and houmous wraps

This chicken wrap recipe not only make a quick midweek dinner, but are a perfect...

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Yogurt and turmeric fish curry

Seafood curry recipes

Yogurt and turmeric fish curry

For nights when you need something quick, easy and not too heavy but full of...

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