Easy and Cheap College Meal

7 Easy and Cheap College Meals

Are classes weighing you down? Are you constantly tired throughout the day? Maybe you’re not getting enough to eat? As a college student, sometimes life gets overwhelming and we can’t find enough time to eat a substantial meal. Whether its breakfast, lunch, or dinner, our bodies need food throughout the day in order to function properly.

However, if you have a kitchen and cook for yourself, figuring out what to eat can be half the battle. Also grocery shopping can sometimes put a dent in your wallet.

Well, here is your chance to step up your cooking in a quick, healthy and inexpensive way. We have created a list of 7 meals that will fill your stomach and make your taste buds jump for joy! These 7 easy and cheap college meals will take you less than 15 minutes to make and require little cooking ability. So, if you are looking to eat delicious food that’s easy to make, keep on reading and prepare to get your chef on!

1. Eggcelent and Cheese Sandwich

The perfect meal for anytime of the day, whether its a breakfast-on-the-run or the first meal you make when you get home, The Egg and Cheese Sandwich is an easy meal to feed your starving mouth while saving money at the same time.

Here’s what you will need:

  • 2 Slices of Bread (18 cents)
  • 1 Slice of Cheese (20 cents)
  • 2 Eggs (30 cents)

2. Bangin’ Bagel Pizza

Who doesn’t love pizza? And if you’re from Long Island, we all know you love your bagels. Bagel Pizza is an easy solution to your starving stomach and will cure your hunger fast and also keep some money in your wallet. If you’re feeling really fancy you could make it with English Muffins to substitute for bagels.

Here’s what you will need:

  • 1 Bagel (61 cents)
  • Pizza Sauce ($1 per jar)
  • 1 (or more) Cheeses

3. Super Spaghetti and Sauce

Spaghetti and Sauce might just be the easiest and most filling meal that you can whip up, eat and even save some leftovers for when you are craving some more at 3am. Any type of box of spaghetti or macaroni is very cheap and can feed a couple servings.

Here’s what you will need:

  • 1 Box of Spaghetti (99 cents)
  • 2 TableSpoons of Sauce ($1 per Jar)
  • Enough Water to Boil

4. Dirty Water Dogs

There are plenty of ways to make Hot Dogs, you can grilled them, microwave them, or even boil them! Dirty Water Dogs require very little maintenance and are perfect for the inexperienced chef. All you do is drop them in some boiling water and add your favorite condiments to them and you’re all set.

Here’s what you will need:

  • 1 Package of Hot Dogs ($2.20 cents)
  • Enough water to boil them
  • **Ketchup and Mustard if you want**

5. Great Dane Grilled Cheese

A good ol’ crowd favorite. The grilled cheese is a legend when it comes to inexpensive and easy food to make. Not to mention, they taste delicious and they will fill you up if you are looking for a snack to get you going.

Here’s what you will need:

  • 2 Slices of Bread (18 cents)
  • 2 Slices of Cheese (40 cents)
  • Small Slice of Butter

6. Fricken Awesome French Toast

Another simple breakfast idea would be the Fricken Awesome French Toast. This recipe is a delicious and sweet treat to start your day off. You are going to love this meal so much that you will be speaking french after eating all of it.

  • 2 TableSpoons of Milk
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Slices of Bread
  • 1 TableSpoon of Butter
  • **If you have cinnamon laying around, throw it in!**

7. Ultimate Ramen

The most iconic meal that has ever touched down on a college campus or in a college student’s house. Ramen. Noodles. To make Ultimate Ramen, you may want to put a few more ingredients into your dish, but paying just 25 cents for the noodles makes Ramen Noodles the king of easy, cheap, quick college meals.

Here’s what you will need:

  • Ramen Noodles (25 cents)
  • Water

All of these easy and cheap college meals add nutritious value to your diet. Your protein intake will be sufficed with the eggs and different meat selections. Calcium needs will be met with milk and cheese. Tomato sauce provides key nutrients such as Vitamins A, C, and K. And bread will give you energy from carbohydrates. There is no need to feel tired in class anymore. So fill your days with good food and good vibes with these 7 recipes for easy and cheap college meals.

**prices from walmart.com**

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