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Healthy student meal recipes

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Try our triple-tested, easy recipes and create nutritious and delicious meals on a student budget. We have inspiration for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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  • Mexican pulled chicken & beans

    Mexican pulled chicken & beans

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.15 ratings

    This budget-busting sharing platter of slow-cooked chipotle chicken is perfect for feeding a crowd - and won't break a student budget, either

  • Two bowls of pasta e fagioli soup

    Pasta e fagioli

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.7 ratings

    Make this vegan soup in the slow cooker for a super-easy, healthy supper. Packed with veg, pasta and beans, it's a satisfying soup for winter

  • Three butter bean, mushroom & bacon pot pies

    Butter bean, mushroom & bacon pot pies

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.16 ratings

    Top these mushroom, bacon, kale and tarragon pies with butter bean smash to make a healthy main meal that's big on flavour but light on calories

  • Aubergine & chickpea stew served in a bowl

    Aubergine & chickpea stew

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.20 ratings

    Dig out the slow cooker to make this stew. Topped with toasted pine nuts and served with flatbreads, it makes a healthy and nutritious vegan meal

  • Raid-the-cupboard tuna sweetcorn cakes

    Tuna & sweetcorn fish cakes

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.31 ratings

    Tinned fish and sweetcorn are a lifesaver when you need to rustle up some simple potato patties for a healthy, budget-friendly supper

  • Chicken biryani pilau

    Chicken biryani pilau

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.58 ratings

    Easy and cheap to recreate at home, students won't need to order takeaways ever again!

  • Spiced lentil & butternut squash soup served in bowls

    Spiced lentil & butternut squash soup

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.109 ratings

    Cook a big batch of this filling spiced lentil and squash soup and freeze the leftovers for a speedy supper another day. It's healthy and low in fat

  • A bowl of wholemeal noodles with vegetables and fried eggs

    Miso noodles with fried eggs

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.9 ratings

    This quick and healthy veggie dinner has a base of wholemeal noodles for a filling, fibre-rich supper. It's packed with 4 of your 5-a-day, plus vitamin C and iron too

  • Big-batch bolognese

    Big-batch bolognese

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.57 ratings

    Whip up a huge batch of bolognese that's fit to feed a hungry crowd, or freeze half for a speedy midweek meal

  • Two plates serving linguine with avocado, tomato & lime

    Linguine with avocado, tomato & lime

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.96 ratings

    Use guacamole ingredients to make this low-calorie vegan linguine which can also be served cold as a pasta salad. It delivers on flavour and it's healthy.

  • Bowl of muesli with berries

    Homemade muesli with oats, dates & berries

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.13 ratings

    Packed with oats, pecans, seeds, dates, puffed wheat and berries, this delicious breakfast muesli will help you to start your day the right way

  • Mexican beans & avocado on toast

    Black beans & avocado on toast

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.28 ratings

    A vibrant Mexican-style breakfast with fresh avocado and black beans. Give yourself a healthy start with our easy vegan beans on toast with a twist

  • Burrito bowl with chipotle black beans

    Burrito bowl with chipotle black beans

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.46 ratings

    This healthy burrito bowl is chock full of veggies and greens, perfect for a filling lunch. This is one vegetarian meal that tastes just as good as it looks

  • Masala frittata with avocado salsa

    Masala frittata with avocado salsa

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.41 ratings

    A spicy twist on a simple frittata recipe, with Masala paste, coriander and plump cherry tomatoes. Pair it with our avocado salsa for a light and budget-friendly supper

  • Bircher muesli with apple & banana

    Bircher muesli with apple & banana

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.19 ratings

    Soaking oats and seeds overnight makes them easier to digest, and the muesli will be extra creamy. Great for a quick breakfast straight from the fridge

  • Veggie wholewheat pot noodle

    Veggie wholewheat pot noodle

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    This clever packed lunch is super healthy, with crisp vegetables, wholewheat noodles and a spicy, zingy dressing

  • Thai prawn & ginger noodles

    Thai prawn & ginger noodles

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.58 ratings

    This seafood stir-fry, with fiery ginger and crunchy veg, is as healthy as it is delicious - a low-fat and low-calorie weeknight dinner

  • Stir-fried Quorn with broccoli & brown rice

    Stir-fry with broccoli & brown rice

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.18 ratings

    Combine ready-to-cook vegetarian, chicken-style pieces with super-healthy broccoli, ginger and garlic for a quick, veggie dinner

  • Spicy chicken & avocado wraps

    Spicy chicken & avocado wraps

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.76 ratings

    Pan-fry lean chicken breast with lime, chilli and garlic, then pile onto seeded tortilla wraps. Cool before assembling if packing for lunch

  • Egg & rocket pizzas

    Egg & rocket pizzas

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.38 ratings

    Use seeded tortillas as pizza bases for a quick and healthy lunch - crack an egg in the centre and bake to boost protein intake

  • Fruit & nut breakfast bowl

    Fruit & nut breakfast bowl

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.8 ratings

    Top cheap and healthy porridge oats with chopped fresh oranges, Greek yogurt and a sprinkling of dried fruit, nuts and seeds

  • Red lentil & carrot soup

    Red lentil & carrot soup

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.99 ratings

    This warming and budget-friendly vegetarian soup is perfect packed in a flask for lunch. It's also easy to double the quantities and freeze half for later

  • Courgette tortilla with toppings

    Courgette tortilla with toppings

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.12 ratings

    Transform everyday eggs into a flavour-packed dish with hummus, peppers and olives - a great healthy vegetarian lunch

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