Top 10 basic student recipes

Fajitas


Fajitas are perfect for entertaining or a midweek meal. Adjust ingredients for taste and budget.

Pasta bake


Spaghetti bake isn't always cheese-topped. Spaghetti, tomatoes, vegetables, herbs, and reduced-fat crème fraîche.

Pasta on the hob


If you're too hungry to wait for a pasta bake, try these quick stovetop spaghetti options.


Prepare a typical Asian curry using spices, curry paste, and coconut milk.

Curry


Traybakes are a student classic; simply dump everything in a pan and bake. You'll save on cleanup, too.

Traybakes


Ditch the canned soup and stir up your own nutritious broth – the perfect solution to late nights or when you're feeling under the weather.

Soup


Jacket potatoes are a great speedy food when cooked in the microwave, but taste their best when lovingly crisped up in the oven.

Jacket potatoes


With rice in the pantry, dinner is never more than 15 minutes away. Brown or wholegrain rice is healthier.

Stir-fried rice


Breakfast's important. Make granola using rolled oats, nuts, fruit, and seeds. Seal to preserve crunch.

Granola


Eggs are affordable and full of vitamins and minerals. An omelette for one is a quick meal or solitary dinner.

Omelettes

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