Aubergine, tomato and spinach curry with rice on a plate

Student recipes

Going to uni and never cooked before? Our student recipes are a great way to get started with easy, cheap and filling dishes that are packed with flavour.

14 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A new twist on an old favourite, great for an easy after work or after school supper - easily doubled or trebled

45 mins
Easy
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This quick meal for one is the perfect way to warm up an evening

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Jazz up a snack of scrambled eggs on toast with a few flavoursome additions

10 mins
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Put a new spin on the classic baked potato with this quick and tasty recipe

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

20 mins
Easy
306 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This takeaway favourite is freezer-friendly and quick to reheat, giving you the chance to get ahead and save money.

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
16 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A comforting and seasonal pudding for autumn, perfect with a spot of vanilla ice cream

45 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This hearty supper is healthy, cheap and filling - great for an easy meal for your mates

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This recipe is great for using up leftovers. Feel free to bung anything in - it's always delicious

30 mins
Easy
244 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Whip up this cheap treat using storecupboard ingredients, tinned tuna and sweetcorn

50 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This family favourite is a great way to get seafood into a gluten-free diet - and by using canned tuna it fits into even the strictest of student budgets

27 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
24 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Cook our easy one-pot curry in just half an hour, with only 5 mins prep. It's ideal for feeding the family quickly, on a budget. Serve with rice and yogurt

30 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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
8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Bake a spiced sweet potato with spinach for lunch, or as a budget supper for one. It's low-calorie, packed with vitamin C and packs big flavour

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
17 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A vibrant veggie tart using fresh courgette and sweet, caramelised red onion. It's easy to prep and is great for feeding a family on a budget

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

This impressive looking salted caramel dessert is fit for a dinner party table, uses storecupboard ingredients and is ready in under half an hour

25 mins
Easy
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