poke bowl with prawns, mango, avocado and rice

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Our easiest ever student recipes, all ready in just 25 minutes or less, and with plenty of vegan options. Try our breakfast porridge, salads, curry, pasta and quick puddings.

3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Quickly marinate prawns in a chilli & lime dressing, then serve with grains, mango, radish, avocado and spring onions. This poke bowl is the ultimate summer salad

15 mins
Easy
141 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This is the best version of this classic guacamole dip. The ingredients are kept to a minimum, so it's as fresh-tasting as possible.

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
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37 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Everyone needs a trusty tomato soup recipe - and this one costs less than a pound per serving

25 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Your favourite katsu curry in wrap form, ready in minutes! This simple supper is full of flavour, golden brown chicken and needs just 4 ingredients

10 mins
Easy
213 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Need a quick chocolate fix? Try making this easy microwave mug cake with storecupboard ingredients. It's even more delicious with a scoop of vanilla ice cream

7 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
669 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A healthy burger that's filling too. These are great for anyone after a satisfying bite low in calories.

16 mins
Easy
Vegan
78 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A smooth blended chickpea dip with tahini and garlic that's versatile and good for you, this easy hummus makes a great snack or lunch

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Load soft tortillas with chargrilled veg, beans, tomato salsa and smashed avocado for an easy supper. No cooking is required so they're ideal for summer 

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Start the day with energising oats and omega-3-rich chia seeds with this delicious breakfast. It's vegan, but you can use cow's milk and yogurt, if you prefer

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
13 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Crisp and slightly salty shallow-fried halloumi fries make perfect party food. Great with a sprinkling of za'atar and a spicy yogurt for dipping

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
114 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Keep the washing-up down to an absolute minimum with this one-pot supper - you can even eat it out of the cooking dish!

25 mins
Easy
67 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Pasta, sauce, and sausages, what could be a better combination? The sausage meat adds great flavour to a simple dish

20 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A super-quick Mexican snack to enjoy with a Margarita or three

13 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Make this simple speedy breakfast with just a handful of ingredients. Our avocado toast uses crusty sourdough bread and a pinch of chilli for a kick

5 mins
Easy
Vegan
41 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this vegan ramen for a tasty midweek meal in just 25 minutes. Dried mushrooms and miso paste give the broth plenty of umami flavour

25 mins
Easy
Vegan
25 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make a nutritious cocoon for breakfast ingredients with a wholemeal wrap. We’ve included protein-rich eggs and avocado to add good fats to this burrito

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

An easy Mexican breakfast that'll keep you going all morning, it's got everything you need to pep up your plate

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
273 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Try our easy Thai prawn curry on a busy weeknight. This quick dinner is ready in under 20 minutes and flavoured with warming red Thai curry paste

20 mins
Easy
66 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Throw together some storecupboard ingredients and pop under the grill for a simple midweek meal

25 mins
Easy
59 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This tasty Indian-inspired dish is faster than a takeaway

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
57 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make this tasty salsa in just 5 minutes with tomatoes, onion, garlic, lime, coriander and white wine vinegar

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Brighten up your morning with these healthy oat bowls, topped with fresh citrus fruit. They’re a good source of vitamin C, calcium and folate, too

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
33 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A speedy pasta salad with Mediterranean flavours - perfect for packed lunches

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
30 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

A delicious one-pan dinner - who needs takeaways?

10 mins
Easy
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