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29 Recipes

These easy student-friendly recipes take just 20 minutes or less to make. Whip up a filling dinner with storecupboard ingredients in a flash.

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  • Smoky chickpeas on toast with fried egg

    Smoky chickpeas on toast

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.19 ratings

    Spend just 12 minutes on this healthy, budget-friendly supper for two. Our fuss-free smoky chickpeas on toast deliver two of your 5-a-day and is low in calories

  • Creamy garlic, lemon & spinach salmon in a white pot

    Creamy garlic, lemon & spinach salmon

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.68 ratings

    Cook our 20-minute salmon supper for two and serve with sweet potato mash. It takes just a handful of ingredients to make and delivers two of your 5-a-day

  • Salad bowl with chicken and hummus

    Quick chicken hummus bowl

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.24 ratings

    Make our healthy chicken and hummus salad bowl for a delicious budget lunch option. It can be thrown together in just 10 minutes and delivers three of your 5-a-day

  • Caponata pasta in pan, garnished with basil and parmesan

    Caponata pasta

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.124 ratings

    Whip up our easy vegetarian caponata pasta in just 20 minutes. It's simple to make, budget-friendly and packs three of your five-a-day into one delicious meal

  • Prawn and noodle salad on platter

    Peanut butter & prawn noodle salad

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.19 ratings

    Peanut butter is the secret ingredient in our Asian-style prawn salad. This budget meal takes just 15 minutes to make, so it's ideal for busy weeknights

  • Paneer and rice with boiled egg in bowl

    Saag paneer kedgeree

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.31 ratings

    Combine two Indian-inspired classics in this paneer and kedgeree mash-up. It's a quick and easy veggie dinner that delivers two of your 5-a-day

  • Toast with avocado and tomato on plate with cutlery

    Mexican eggy bread

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Bring together two great brunch recipes – eggy bread and avocado on toast – then add a Mexican twist. A hit of chilli takes this to another level

  • Cod with lemon and butter bean mash in bowl

    Cod with butter bean colcannon

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.19 ratings

    Whip up a budget-friendly fish dinner with creamy butter bean colcannon. It's the perfect midweek meal for two and ready in just 15 minutes

  • Pasta and meatballs in pan

    Speedy sausage stroganoff tagliatelle

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.114 ratings

    Make our budget-friendly quick sausage stroganoff tagliatelle for a simple family dinner. This filling bowl takes just five minutes to prepare

  • Microwave shakshuka served on a tray

    Microwave shakshuka

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    Whip up shakshuka, a Middle Eastern favourite, in just 10 minutes. Perfect for brunch, lunch or supper, it's healthy and a great option for a budget meal

  • Super-quick sesame ramen served in a bowl with chopsticks alongside

    Super-quick sesame ramen

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.23 ratings

    Rustle up this warming veggie ramen in just 15 minutes. Think of it as healthy fast food – it's low-fat, low-calorie and low-cost as well

  • Brown butter linguine served in a bowl

    Brown butter linguine

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Cook this simple brown butter linguine as a filling meal for one. It's a budget option and only takes 20 minutes to make – ideal for busy weeknights

  • Chorizo hummus served in a bowl with flatbread

    Chorizo hummus bowl

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.10 ratings

    Add chorizo and kale to hummus for a dish that's packed with protein and flavour. Drizzle over olive oil and serve with flatbread to make lunch for one

  • A prawn & beansprout omelette baguette divided in two

    Prawn & beansprout omelette baguette

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Take the sandwich to a new level with this quick and simple prawn and beansprout omelette baguette, served with a zingy chilli and lime dressing

  • Turkey schnitzel with rocket & pomegranate salad

    Turkey schnitzel with rocket & pomegranate salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Using lean turkey and fragrant almonds in the crust makes this great-tasting, speedy schnitzel an easy midweek meal for one that's a little bit more virtuous

  • Oregano halloumi with orzo salad

    Oregano halloumi with orzo salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.31 ratings

    This affordable dish featuring slightly salty, herby halloumi is a great meat free meal. Any leftovers make a great take-to-work lunch for the next day

  • Gnocchi with mushrooms & blue cheese 2016

    Gnocchi with mushrooms & blue cheese

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.185 ratings

    Soft, creamy goat's cheese or a deliciously strong blue cheese both work well in this easy veggie supper that's on the table in just 20 minutes

  • Spicy Quorn & avocado wraps

    Spicy avocado wraps

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.21 ratings

    Pan-fry vegetarian, chicken-style pieces with lime, chilli and garlic, then pile onto seeded tortilla wraps - cool before assembling if packing for lunch

  • Spicy chicken & avocado wraps

    Spicy chicken & avocado wraps

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.78 ratings

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

  • Spicy beans on toast

    Spicy beans on toast

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Jazz up this all-day staple dish with some cumin, coriander and semi-dried tomatoes then serve on hot buttered wholemeal bread

  • Spiced broccoli with paneer

    Spiced broccoli with paneer

    A star rating of 3.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Paneer cheese makes a great ingredient for vegetarian curries. This one is spiced up with garam masala

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