School season has started! With kids going into kindergarten, back to high school, and onto University, we parents have some serious shopping…and responsibility to prep our little people for the school! No matter how young (or how old) your kids are, it’s never too early (or too late!) to teach them how to make some basic, classic college eats. From pimped out ramen to Taquito Casserole, these 21 recipes are cheap, simple, and fun to make for a crowd of college-hungry kids. Click through, find a favorite, then leave us a comment with the college food you lived on!
The 21 Top College Eats 1 of 22
Ready, set, ramen! Help your college kid keep a leg up with these 21 recipes for the very best, cheapest, and easiest college eats ever!
Ten Ways To Eat Ramen For Dinner 2 of 22
Check out these ten fabulous ways to pimp out your ramen!
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Super Nacho Baked Potato 3 of 22
Microwave your baked potato, then pile it high with all your favorite nacho fixings!
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Light And Hearty Angel Hair Soup 4 of 22
This soup is a breeze to make in the microwave, and will warm your bones during a much needed study break!
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Easy Gluten-Free Mac And Cheese 5 of 22
Make this mac and cheese in a snap- it tastes way better than boxed, and is gluten-free!
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Five Fantastic Tuna Melts 6 of 22
You'll love these takes on tuna- they are so unbelievably easy to make!
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Fifty-One Ideas To Spice Up Mashed Potatoes 7 of 22
Spice up your powdered mashed potatoes with these easy, tasty ideas!
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Vegan Nachos 8 of 22
Yes, you can be a college student and pull off a healthy and tasty meal!
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Speedy Taco Toast 9 of 22
This taco toast is healthy, easy to make, and full of flavor!
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Easy Tomato Soup 10 of 22
Jazz up a carton of soup with fresh herbs and cheese toast!
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Lemon Pepper Pasta 11 of 22
Give your pasta a new, fresh taste with zesty lemon and spicy pepper!
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Two-Minute Chili 12 of 22
Turn a can of pork and beans into a culinary wonder in a matter of minutes!
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Pesto, Pasta & Peas With Cherry Tomatoes 13 of 22
Basic pasta and jarred pesto make a quick and healthy dinner in no time!
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Pinto Bean And Cheese Tacos 14 of 22
These tacos are simple, filling, and tasty!
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Easy Chicken Tortellini Soup 15 of 22
Rotisserie chicken and frozen tortellini make this comfort food super easy to make!
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Chicken Black Bean Quesadillas 16 of 22
Grab a can of condensed cheddar cheese soup, canned chicken breast, and a few other simple ingredients for a stellar meal!
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Toasted Club Sub 17 of 22
Customize this sub and load it with your favorites for a perfect meal!
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Crescent Corn Dogs 18 of 22
Sometimes life calls for a hot dog- dress this one up with a crescent dinner roll!
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Easy French Bread Pizzas 19 of 22
Make a quick pizza with French bread and whatever toppings you're craving!
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Fried Egg Sandwich 20 of 22
A fried egg sandwich tastes great any time of the day!
Get the recipe from SWEET POTATO CHRONICLES
Chicken Pizza Pasta Bake 21 of 22
This simple dish is comfort food at it's best!
Get the recipe from ABBE'S COOKING ANTICS
Grilled Margherita Sandwiches 22 of 22
Add some excitement to your grilled cheese with this splendid sandwich!
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