Budget cooking for one (65)

    Whether you're a student or just looking to save a few quid, we have loads of delicious but cheap recipes that serve one. From tasty jacket potato ideas to cheesy grilled sandwiches and freezable soups, find it all here.

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    6 reviews

    I made this dish for my husband who likes pasta. It was a success, the lemon makes the dish refreshing and light.

    Recipe by: ritaturner

    1 review

    My other half loves this as a quick supper. It combines a few of his favourite foods and is very simple to make!

    Recipe by: RedPixel

    4 reviews

    Nothing spells comfort food like macaroni cheese, and this lighter recipe is under 400 calories per portion! You can use macaroni or any other pasta shape.

    Recipe by: vers4ce

    205 reviews

    A step by step recipe for making a baked potato. Use for jacket potatoes - try soured cream and chives, Cheddar cheese and bacon, chilli con carne or ratatouille.

    Recipe by: Faye

    38 reviews

    Just because your dining alone doesn't mean you shouldn't enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal! This is a quick and easy pasta dish for one.

    Recipe by: SharFras

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