18 Easy Homemade Recipes To Replace Ready Meals

Ditch ready meals for the real thing: Try these quick, easy and tasty recipes for classic, homemade dishes.

Not only are they healthier than the microwave alternatives, they’ll taste nicer and cost a lot less!

Bangers and mash

Learn how to make super simple, no nonsense sausages and mash with this easy recipe. > Bangers and mash

Fish Pie

This budget busting fish pie recipe is super easy and cheap to make. > Fish Pie

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Turkey hotpot recipe

A warm, homely meal that’s fool proof to put together: Try this healthy and filled Turkey hotpot recipe > Hotpot

Korma curry

An easy and quick chicken korma curry recipe: Make this homemade, one pan curry and save money by avoiding the takeaways. > Korma curry

Jalfrezi curry

Make your own Chicken Jalfrezi curry with this all too simple recipe. > Jalfrezi curry

Beef lasagne

A classic simple student lasagne recipe that’s easy to cook up with just a handful of ingredients. > Beef lasagne

Spaghetti Bolognese

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A simple classic: Here’s a simple how to Spaghetti Bolognese recipe. > Spaghetti Bolognese

Spanish chicken

This simple Spanish Chicken and Chorizo Stew is a perfect warming meal for cold winter nights. > Spanish chicken

Chilli Con Carne

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A classic one pot dish that's super easy to make. Also check out this healthy turkey chilli and tuna chilli con carne > Chilli Con Carne

Pasta Bakes

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From meatballs to pizza, sausage to veg, bacon to chicken, check out these super tasty pasta bake recipes

Lamb Stew

A warm and homely recipe to make up this winter: Try cooking up a quick homemade lamb casserole. > Lamb Stew

Spaghetti and meatballs

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This not-so-classic twist on Spaghetti and meatballs uses sausages and makes for a super cheap and easy recipe. > Spaghetti and meatballs

Sausage Casserole

Here’s a hearty student meal that’s super easy to cook up and requires just the one pan. > Sausage Casserole

Roast Chicken Dinner

Ideal of Christmas, Sundays or any other time you fancy it. This roast chicken dinner meal costs less than a tenner and will serve up to six people > Roast Chicken Dinner

Toad In The Hole

Just like mum used to make! Here’s our brilliant homemade toad in the hole recipe that takes as little as 20 minutes. > Toad In The Hole

Macaroni Cheese

Whip up a batch of homemade Macaroni Cheese (with optional Bacon) with this super easy student recipe. > Macaroni Cheese

Chicken Enchiladas

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Make up these yummy spicy and cheesy chicken enchiladas in less than 30 minutes. > Chicken Enchiladas

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