Just one sec...
Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free

Cheap, Cheerful and Achievable Student Recipe Ideas?

Announcements Posted on
Take our short survey, £100 of Amazon vouchers to be won! 23-09-2016
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    I'm hopefully going to uni in September and was looking for some easy recipes that are cheap to make and tasty too! Any ideas? And ones that our more imaginative than beans on toast would be great! lol
    Offline

    3
    ReputationRep:
    See here.
    Offline

    3
    ReputationRep:
    Spuds! Lots of them for dirt cheap and just bake them with beans, my cheapy option
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    www.youtube.com/sortedfood

    A great resource for recipes.
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    If you have spices you can make a kind of tomato curry sauce by popping some mustard seeds, frying an onion, throw in a tin of tomatoes and finish with a bunch of spices (cumin, paprika, cloves etc.). Once it's finished you can throw in some lentils or you can put it on raw chicken, wrap it in foil and cook it in the oven for half an hour. Alternatively, you can chop some chicken up and put it in the pan after the onions but before the tomatoes.

    Easy curry!

    You can do a similar thing by frying an onion then adding a 500g pack of mince. Once it's brown add the tin of tomatoes and then some combination of rose, sage, oregano and thyme and some garlic. Now you have spag bol
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    Jar of nutella and/or peanut butter.
    No, really you could go for noodles or pasta but buy condiments like chilli sauce or soy or different pastes to vary it all, along with cans of tuna or chicken slices etc. For me ramen noodle soup was a GODSEND; 79p per pack . Didn't exactly show off any culinary prowess though...
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    beans + toast
    also the 9p noodles from lidls

    hey you're welcome
    Offline

    1
    ReputationRep:
    Water, noodles, heat.

    The student's food, the food of foods.
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    lol thanks guys!

Reply

Submit reply

Register

Thanks for posting! You just need to create an account in order to submit the post
  1. this can't be left blank
    that username has been taken, please choose another Forgotten your password?
  2. this can't be left blank
    this email is already registered. Forgotten your password?
  3. this can't be left blank

    6 characters or longer with both numbers and letters is safer

  4. this can't be left empty
    your full birthday is required
  1. Oops, you need to agree to our Ts&Cs to register
  2. Slide to join now Processing…

Updated: May 7, 2012
TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

Poll
Which would you rather be...?
Useful resources

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22

Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Quick reply
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.