20 Cheap and Thrifty Meals for Almost Broke Students

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Cheap food that’s simple to make: These easy thrifty meals are a must for almost broke students.

Sweet and sour chicken dippers

A super fast Sweet and sour chicken recipe for students... the cheating method  Get the full recipe here: > Sweet and sour chicken dippers


Chilli con tuna

Use tuna in a chilli con carne dish for a cheap and super quick student meal. Get the full recipe here: > Chilli con tuna

Pizza bagels

This 3 ingredient pizza bagel recipe is a must for students requiring just a toaster and a microwave. Get the full recipe here: > Pizza bagels

Chicken and potato bake

chicken bake

A homely and filling meal: A yummy chicken bake with a cheesy mashed potato topping. Get the full recipe here: > Chicken and potato bake

Homemade beef burgers

Here's a trivially easy recipe to making your own homemade beef burgers with just 3 ingredients. Get the full recipe here: > Homemade beef burgers

Four ingredient apple crumble

A super simple student dessert recipe: Make this easy apple crumble with just four ingredients. Get the full recipe here: > Four ingredient apple crumble

Rice and tuna mayo

This is a super quick student meal that's trivial to make, that you can either have for dinner or make for lunch. Get the full recipe here: > Rice and tuna mayo

Ultimate tuna melt

Tuck into this yummy (and super cheap) ultimate tuna melt toastie in just minutes  Get the full recipe here: > Ultimate tuna melt

Easy Peasy Mince

Easy Peasy Mince

An idiot proof mince recipe with plenty of vegetables. Get the full recipe here: > Easy Peasy Mince

Thrifty Christmas dinner

This budget busting Christmas roast chicken dinner meal costs less than a tenner and will serve up to six people. Get the full recipe here: > Thrifty Christmas dinner

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

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

Spaghetti and sausage meatballs

spaghetti meatballs

This not-so-classic twist on Spaghetti and meatballs uses sausages and makes for a super cheap and easy student recipe. Get the full recipe here: > Spaghetti and sausage meatballs

Tuna pie

This tuna pie is all too easy to make, very yummy and a budget-wise, cheap student recipe. Get the full recipe here: > Tuna pie

Cheap sausage lasagna

A classic student dish with a sausage twist: This easy and simple lasagna recipe for students is hopefully fool proof and SUPER cheap.  Get the full recipe here: > Cheap sausage lasagna

Yorkshire delight

Yorkshire delight

Combine a giant Yorkshire pudding and spaghetti hoops for this 'Yorkshire delight' recipe. Get the full recipe here: > Yorkshire delight

Cheese and potato pie

A basic and fool proof cheese and potato bake that is trivial to make. Get the full recipe here: > Cheese and potato pie

Cheesy tomato ketchup pasta

tomato ketchup pasta

This super cheap pasta recipe is perfect for students, costs just a few pence per serving and can be cooked up in less than 10 minutes. Get the full recipe here: > Cheesy tomato ketchup pasta

Avocado toast

Here's a super simple and simple quick snack recipe that at its minimum just needs two ingredients. Get the full recipe here: > Avocado toast

Two ingredient banana pancakes

banana pancake recipe

Here's a simple and easy banana pancake recipe that'll see you put those ripening bananas to good use in just minutes  Get the full recipe here: > Two ingredient banana pancakes

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