Student recipes: 12 cheap meals that'll be ready in 5 minutes

Quick and easy student eats

quick student recipes

Eating on a budget is an essential thing to learn as a University student: Here are 12 super easy, super quick and super cheap recipes to learn.

From toasties to 5 minute pizzas, pancakes to quesadillas take a look at these brilliantly quick but low cost eats...


Five minute chocolate mug cake

chocolate-mug-cake
For emergency pudding cravings, sometimes only cake will do: Luckily, this chocolate mug cake recipe means cake is at hand whenever you need it, day or night.

Mexican hot dogs

Mexican hot dogs
From breakfast to a midnight snack, this super quick hot dog tortilla recipe can be cooked up in the microwave minutes. Recipe here!

Pepperoni Pizza Quesadillas

Simple Pepperoni Pizza Quesadillas recipe
These tasty Pepperoni Pizza Quesadillas are super easy to cook up and take just a few minutes to prepare and cook.

Avocado and Tomato Cheese Melts

Avocado and Tomato Cheese Melts
Avocado and Tomato Cheese Melts take minutes to prepare and make for a healthy vegetarian snack. Recipe here!

The Ultimate Tuna Salad

Ultimate Tuna Salad
This is the ultimate recipe for a quick, filling tasty tuna salad, with chickpeas and sweetcorn. The Ultimate Tuna Salad recipe

BBQ Chicken Sandwich

BBQ Chicken Sandwich
This ultra quick method gets you a warm BBQ sandwich in all but a few minutes… with plenty of cheating! Recipe here!

Pizza muffins

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Make some snack sized pizzas in just minutes with this yummy pizza muffin recipe with whatever toppings you want. Pizza muffin recipe

Tasty Halloumi Salad

Tasty Halloumi Salad
A quick healthy veggie friendly halloumi salad using simple ingredients, it can be made in no time! Tasty Halloumi Salad Recipe

Simple Avocado Toast

Simple Avocado Toast
Here’s a super simple and simple quick snack recipe that at its minimum just needs two ingredients. Avocado Toast Recipe

Chicken and cheese quesadillas

Chicken and cheese quesadillas
A yummy quick meal ready in 5 minutes that will make use of leftover chicken! Chicken and cheese quesadilla recipe

Banana pancakes

banana-pancake
Here’s a simple and easy banana pancake recipe with just TWO ingredients that’ll see you put those ripening bananas to good use in just minutes! Banana pancakes recipe

Bacon and chocolate toastie

bacon chocolae toastie recipe
An extra one because you'll either love it or hate it: An unusual combo, give it a go and decide for yourself! Bacon and chocolate toastie