101 Essential Student Survival Recipes

Eating quick, budget-friendly meals doesn’t have to be hard work. Whether you’re tucking into belly-satisfying Macaroni Cheese or a 30-Minute Turkey Chilli, there are plenty of ways to eat delicious meals without spending all day in the kitchen and your entire student loan at the supermarket. Here’s our pick of the best student recipes.


Eating quick, budget-friendly meals doesn’t have to be hard work.

Our Favourite Recipes from This Collection

Beef Chilli
Bacon Macaroni Cheese Toastie
Time
75
Serves
4
Difficulty
Med
Beef Chilli
Weeknight Two-Bean Chilli
Time
30
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Pepperoni Pizza Pocket
Time
50
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Hummus and Grilled Vegetable Wrap
Time
23
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Millionaire's Shortbread
Time
60
Serves
12
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Chicken Tikka Masala
Time
85
Serves
4-6
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Ching's Yangzhou Fried Rice
Time
15
Serves
2
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Make-it-don't-buy-it Frozen Vegetarian Burritos
Time
15
Serves
6
Difficulty
Med
Easy Roast Chicken in a Frying Pan
Easy Roast Chicken in a Frying Pan
Time
20
Serves
2
Difficulty
Easy