31 delicious vegetarian recipes for students

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Here are more than 30 super tasty vegetarian student recipes that prove ditching meat doesn’t mean for bland and boring meals.

From Mexican fajitas to pasta bakes, sweet potato jackets to stir frys, ratatouille to Casseroles and bolognese, these vegetarian recipes for students are all real easy to cook up, cheap and delicious.


Plus, they’re all very healthy so even if you’re don’t fancy giving up meat and becoming a ‘full time’ vegetarian, why not try going veggie for just the week by trying some of these simple meals?

Browse through our collection of awesome student vegetarian recipes below…

Avocado and Tomato Cheese Melts

These Avocado and Tomato Cheese Melts take minutes to prepare and make for a healthy vegetarian snack. Get the full recipe here: > Avocado and Tomato Cheese Melts

Simple Bean and Rice Burritos

Vegetarian food needn't be bland salads  Get the full recipe here: > Simple Bean and Rice Burritos

Classic Cauliflower Cheese

Cauliflower Cheese is a great tasty student recipe and is real easy to make. Get the full recipe here: > Classic Cauliflower Cheese

Bean Pasta Salad

This healthy and veggie Bean pasta salad is great for a quick lunch to make before lectures. Get the full recipe here: > Bean Pasta Salad

Veggie Packed Ciabatta Pizza

This Veggie Packed Ciabatta Pizza recipe is a great way to get your five a day all in one. Get the full recipe here: > Veggie Packed Ciabatta Pizza

Super Easy Healthy Veggie Chilli

Super Easy Healthy Veggie Chilli makes for a very quick meal and is a great meat-free alternative. Get the full recipe here: > Super Easy Healthy Veggie Chilli

Crunchy BBQ Quesadillas

These yummy BBQ style Quesadillas are super easy to cook up and make for a quick veggie snack. Get the full recipe here: > Crunchy BBQ Quesadillas

Vegetable fajitas

This vegetarian fajitas recipe for students is super healthy, super quick and very cheap.  Get the full recipe here: > Vegetable fajitas

Veggie pasta bake

This veggie packed vegetarian pasta bake makes for a brilliant student meal. Get the full recipe here: > Veggie pasta bake

Vegetarian lasagna

Here's a super tasty and relatively easy student recipe for homemade vegetarian lasagna. Get the full recipe here: > Vegetarian lasagna

Baked cheese and veggie gratin

This tasty and sort-of healthy veggie and cheese bake is super easy. Get the full recipe here: > Baked cheese and veggie gratin

Simple Vegetarian curry

A quick and cheap student meal: This Vegetarian curry student recipe is a great way to use up leftover veg. Get the full recipe here: > Simple Vegetarian curry

Jacket potato with fried vegetables

Jacket potato with fried vegetables

A veggie packed baked jacket potato filling that can be easily made for either vegetarians and meat eaters. Get the full recipe here: > Jacket potato with fried vegetables

Fully loaded veggie breakfast burrito

A packed burrito that'll keep your hunger at bay until lunch... and probably until dinner too, if we're being honest. Get the full recipe here: > Fully loaded veggie breakfast burrito

Cheese and mixed bean veggie wraps

This veggie bean wrap recipe is an easy Mexican meal to cook up in the evenings. Get the full recipe here: > Cheese and mixed bean veggie wraps

Vegetarian tomato bake

This vegetable packed bake recipe is super healthy and will give you all five of your daily portions of veg  Get the full recipe here: > Vegetarian tomato bake

Tomato and mushroom sweet jacket potatoes

This yummy vegetarian baked potato filling goes great with sweet potatoes and is super easy to make. Get the full recipe here: > Tomato and mushroom sweet jacket potatoes

Veggie fajita Pasta

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A tasty spicy veggie Fajita Pasta dish that's super easy to make. Get the full recipe here: > Veggie fajita Pasta

Quick Tasty Halloumi Salad

Tasty Halloumi Salad: A quick healthy halloumi salad using simple ingredients, it can be made in no time  Get the full recipe here: > Quick Tasty Halloumi Salad

Crunchy veggie quesadillas

Crunchy veggie quesadillas

These veggie quesadillas are super tasty and trivially quick to make - hurrah  Get the full recipe here: > Crunchy veggie quesadillas

Vegetarian Tacos

Substitute beef for Quorn mince for these do-it-yourself Vegetarian Tacos. Get the full recipe here: > Vegetarian Tacos

Super veggie omelette

veggie omlette recipe

This vegetarian omelette is super simple and takes just minutes to make. Get the full recipe here: > Super veggie omelette

Zingy vegetarian nachos

Zingy vegetarian nachos

A super tasty, spicy vegetarian nachos recipe (although you can add some meat if you prefer  Get the full recipe here: > Zingy vegetarian nachos

5 a day vegetable stir fry

5 a day vegetable stir fry recipe for students that can be cooked up in just a few minutes. Get the full recipe here: > 5 a day vegetable stir fry

Parmesan & Garlic Zucchini Bites

A yummy snack whenever: Try these Parmesan & Garlic Zucchini Bites Get the full recipe here: > Parmesan & Garlic Zucchini Bites

Easy Ratatouille for students

Easy Ratatouille recipe: This is a really quick to prepare, and vegetarian. Get the full recipe here: > Easy Ratatouille for students

Hashbrown casserole

Hashbrown Casserole

A money saving student recipe favourite that's meat free and so Vegetarian friendly: Hashbrown Casserole Get the full recipe here: > Hashbrown casserole

Scrummy stuffed baked jacket potatoes

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Another super yummy jacket potato filled: Stuff your baked potatoes with this mix of fresh veg and cheese for a super tasty filling. Get the full recipe here: > Scrummy stuffed baked jacket potatoes

Quick and easy Vegetarian bolognese sauce

Quick bolognese sauce

How to make a quick and easy Vegetarian bolognese sauce, to serve with spaghetti, pasta, jacket potato or just to eat on its own  Get the full recipe here: > Quick and easy Vegetarian bolognese sauce

Vegetarian Cauliflower Curry

Vegetarian Cauliflower Curry

Make this yummy vegetarian cauliflower curry in just 20 minutes  Get the full recipe here: > Vegetarian Cauliflower Curry

Eggs and Tomatoes

A simple student recipe with just one pan: Eggs and Tomatoes Get the full recipe here: > Eggs and Tomatoes

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