Super Simple And Cheap Fish ‘Pie’ Student Recipe

This fish ‘pie’ is the perfect thrifty student recipe to make for dinner for two.

Fish is a good source of protein and essential omega 3 fatty acids, and tinned fish is not only economical but has a really long shelf-life and does not need to be kept in the fridge.

Combine with more cheap tinned ingredients for this super simple and cheap fish pie.

This is also an easy one-dish recipe so you will save on washing up too.

And as well as all that, it takes quite literally less than 5 minutes to prep.


To make 2 servings

  • Tuna 1 Drained from tin
  • Sweetcorn 1 Drained from tin
  • Tin of soup 1 e.g. Tomato, vegetable, tomato & lentil
  • Bread 2 slicesButtered!
  • Grated cheese

How to make our super cheap and easy Fish Pie!

  1. Empty the tinned fish into the baking dish and flake with a fork.
  2. Add the drained tinned sweetcorn to the fish and mix well.
  3. Pour over the tinned soup and mix well until all the ingredients are combined.
  4. Smooth down the mixture and lay the bread over the top butter side up.
  5. Evenly sprinkle the grated cheese over the top of the bread.
  6. Bake for around 25-30 minutes at 190C/375F/Gas mark 5 until the dish is heated through and bubbly, the bread is crisp and the cheese is browned.
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  8. There is enough here to feed one person with a little leftover to eat later on, or for one person with a healthy appetite.