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21 Single-Serving Meals You Can Make In A College Kitchen

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Cooking for one can be a challenge, especially if you're a student with limited fridge space or without access to a full kitchen. But here are a handful of feel-good, single-serve recipes you can whip up quickly without any fancy ingredients or appliances.

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1. Microwave Omelet

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All you need is a microwave, a mug, eggs, and your go-to omelet fillings. Get the recipe.

2. Sausage and Tomato Sauce Pasta

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Let's hear it for pre-cooked chicken sausage. You can always keep this dish vegetarian, too. Just microwave some veggies like spinach and broccoli. Get the recipe.

3. Single Serve Shakshuka

The best part about this hearty dish of baked eggs in tomato sauce is that you can eat it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Get the recipe.
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The best part about this hearty dish of baked eggs in tomato sauce is that you can eat it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Get the recipe.

4. Hibachi-Style Fried Rice

You can use whatever grain you like best such as cauliflower rice or quinoa to make this take-out classic. For more protein, add frozen shrimp or rotisserie chicken. Get the recipe.
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You can use whatever grain you like best such as cauliflower rice or quinoa to make this take-out classic. For more protein, add frozen shrimp or rotisserie chicken. Get the recipe.

5. Egg and Chickpea Breakfast

All you need are five ingredients — eggs, chickpeas, spinach, olive oil, and cajun seasoning — for this healthy breakfast hash. Get the recipe.
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All you need are five ingredients — eggs, chickpeas, spinach, olive oil, and cajun seasoning — for this healthy breakfast hash. Get the recipe.

6. Make-Ahead Greek Yogurt Parfait

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This no-cook breakfast can be assembled the night before so you can grab it and go on busy mornings. Get the recipe.

7. Tex-Mex Grain Bowl

Quinoa and brown rice form the base of this super filling bowl. Top it with a poached or fried egg, salsa, and avocado. Get the recipe.
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Quinoa and brown rice form the base of this super filling bowl. Top it with a poached or fried egg, salsa, and avocado. Get the recipe.

8. Individual Pesto Pizza

All you need is store bought naan or pita, pesto, tomatoes, and mozzarella to make this insanely easy pizza. Of course, you can get as creative as you want with the toppings. Get the recipe.
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All you need is store bought naan or pita, pesto, tomatoes, and mozzarella to make this insanely easy pizza. Of course, you can get as creative as you want with the toppings. Get the recipe.

9. Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potato

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If you cook the sweet potato in the oven and use shredded rotisserie chicken, you hardly need a fancy kitchen to whip up dinner. Get the recipe.

10. Mediterranean Grilled Cheese

This grown-up grilled cheese is filled with tangy feta and your favorite Mediterranean veggies like tomato, roasted red pepper, red onion, and olives. Get the recipe.
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This grown-up grilled cheese is filled with tangy feta and your favorite Mediterranean veggies like tomato, roasted red pepper, red onion, and olives. Get the recipe.

11. Single Serve Lasagna

This better-for-you lasagna is made with ground turkey or beef, crushed tomatoes, and any veggies such as spinach, asparagus, and zucchini. Get the recipe.
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This better-for-you lasagna is made with ground turkey or beef, crushed tomatoes, and any veggies such as spinach, asparagus, and zucchini. Get the recipe.

12. Microwave Breakfast Sandwich

There's no griddle required for drool-worthy breakfast sandwiches. Just scramble your egg in the microwave then top it with cheese, deli ham, or microwaved bacon. Get the recipe.
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There's no griddle required for drool-worthy breakfast sandwiches. Just scramble your egg in the microwave then top it with cheese, deli ham, or microwaved bacon. Get the recipe.

13. Greek-Style Chicken Wrap

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Cherry tomatoes, olives, romaine, feta, and pita chips take these otherwise basic shredded chicken wraps to the next level. Get the recipe.

14. Pesto Chicken Sandwich

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If you don't have access to a full kitchen, you can use pre-cooked chicken cutlets, shredded rotisserie chicken, or even sliced deli meat. Get the recipe.

15. Eggplant Parmesan for One

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This eggplant is baked from start to finish — never fried. Just don't be intimidated by the seemingly lengthy ingredient list. Most are spices you probably have sitting in your kitchen. Get the recipe.

16. Japanese Curry Udon Noodles

This udon soup gets a flavor boost thanks to poached egg and curry sauce. You can always add additional vegetables like scallion, mushrooms, or daikon. Get the recipe.
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This udon soup gets a flavor boost thanks to poached egg and curry sauce. You can always add additional vegetables like scallion, mushrooms, or daikon. Get the recipe.

17. Spinach and Taleggio Cheese Quesadillas

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No Taleggio on hand? Swap it for your favorite cheese like cheddar or mozzarella. Get the recipe.

18. Baked Apple Oatmeal

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Looking for your new go-to dorm room breakfast? Try this microwave oatmeal, which is loaded with cinnamon apples and creamy peanut butter. Get the recipe.

19. Tuna Salad Avocado Bowls

You can get creative and jazz up this tuna-stuffed avocado bowl. If tart cherries aren't your thing, try making the tuna salad with Mediterranean veggies and Greek yogurt. Get the recipe.
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You can get creative and jazz up this tuna-stuffed avocado bowl. If tart cherries aren't your thing, try making the tuna salad with Mediterranean veggies and Greek yogurt. Get the recipe.

20. Guacamole Turkey Burgers

This recipe makes two burgers so you can pack one up for the next day's lunch of pop it in the freezer for a lazy night. Get the recipe.
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This recipe makes two burgers so you can pack one up for the next day's lunch of pop it in the freezer for a lazy night. Get the recipe.

21. Avocado Caprese Salad

Get out of your boring salad rut with the help of fresh mozzarella, avocado, tomato, and arugula. Get the recipe.
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Get out of your boring salad rut with the help of fresh mozzarella, avocado, tomato, and arugula. Get the recipe.

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