23 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.

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

Cheating Chicken, Mushroom And Bacon Pasta Bake

A tasty Chicken, Mushroom And Bacon Pasta Bake made the cheating way. Get the full recipe here: > Cheating Chicken, Mushroom And Bacon Pasta Bake

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

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

Veggie fajita Pasta

pasta fajita

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

Beans on toast

Beans on toast is a student classic but this ultra cheap meal get a bit boring: Here are nine ways to make it more interesting while not breaking the bank or spending time  Get the full recipe here: > Beans on toast

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

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

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

Easy Peasy Mince

Easy Peasy Mince

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

Quick Tasty Halloumi Salad

Halloumi Salad recipe

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

Super Simple and Cheap Fish Pie

This fish 'pie' is the perfect thrifty student recipe to make for dinner for one. Get the full recipe here: > Super Simple and Cheap Fish Pie

Marmite Pasta

Marmite pasta is a thing and if you love it, here's just how to make it. Get the full recipe here: > Marmite Pasta

Sausage Pasta Bake

Sausage Pasta Bake student recipe

This Sausage Pasta Bake recipe makes for a cheap and super tasty student meal. Get the full recipe here: > Sausage Pasta Bake

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

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

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

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