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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

Thrifty Christmas dinner

Budget Christmas dinner: This budget busting Xmas roast chicken recipe costs less than a tenner and can 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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