Chickpeas on toast with fried egg on plate

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

15 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Spend a grand total of 12 minutes on this healthy, low-cal supper for two. Our fuss-free smoky chickpeas on toast deliver two of your 5-a-day

12 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
49 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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16 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
76 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Make our budget-friendly stir-fry with ginger, sesame and chilli prawns for a super-simple midweek meal. This speedy, low-fat supper makes a great dinner for two

15 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
28 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
70 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Cook this simple brown butter linguine as a filling meal for one. It costs just 90p per serving and only takes 20 minutes to make – ideal for busy weeknights

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

18 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
19 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This budget-friendly, midweek meal is simple, satisfying and made in one pan. Less washing up, more flavour!

20 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
153 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
20 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

13 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
70 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

13 mins
Easy
Healthy
5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
17 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Have a pack of flour tortilla wraps knocking about in your storecupboard? Sandwich them with a bean filling and griddle

17 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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