5 Quick and Easy Vegetarian Recipes for Students

Being a student can be tough and sometimes it can feel nearly impossible to find the time or energy and be left tempted with the choice of toast, microwave dinners and takeaways. Just because you’re living the student life shouldn’t mean you have to eat fewer quality meals.

It is vital you have three nutritious meals a day to maintain a healthy lifestyle and these factors should not be a reason for that to be possible. There are hundreds of recipes out there for vegetarians that are quick, simple and cheap!

Carrot Cake Porridge


A classic with a twist! Just because you’re a student shouldn’t mean you can’t enjoy an indulgent breakfast and as a vegetarian, breakfast doesn’t have to consist of fruit alone. This breakfast includes multiple components and is packed full of energy so you will be raring to go for whatever the day has in store.

Veggie Fajitas


This next recipe can either be for lunch or tea, it’s super adaptable and is versatile if you’re cooking for multiple people. The best bit? They’re ready in 15 minutes!

Veggie Chinese Pancakes


This recipe could be used as a starter or side dish, great if you’re a big lover of Chinese dishes. Probably the most time-consuming meal on the list to make but is great to for a weekend treat.

Spiced Halloumi and Pineapple Burger


Perfect for replicating a takeaway but vegetarian style. This burger is packed with vegetable goodness topped with halloumi. There is also the added option to make it healthier by substituting the bun.

You can also make your own slaw to go along with it and depending on your mood, make homemade chips or just throw some in the oven.

Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Avocado Pudding


Did someone say dessert? For after those long days or as an end of week treat. This recipe is easily changed depending on how sweet, creamy or rich you’d like.

No one should miss out on pudding!