Check out these simple Mrs Crunch recipes for students going back to school this year

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7th September 2017, 2:12 am

Updated: 10th September 2017, 5:23 am

IT is not just the right grades your teens require when they head to uni or college.

They also need everything from pens to pans to duvets – which is where mum and dad come in.

Check out these simple Mrs Crunch recipes for students going back to school this year

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Make sure these recipes are on your kid's back to school check-list

But kitting out your kid need not break the bank thanks to my round up of top buys on uni essentials.

You can get your checklist off to a sizzling start with a Morrisons Wok, down from £12 to £9.

As extra food for thought, I’ve picked out some student-friendly recipes too.

Meatballs in tomato sauce with spaghetti

(serves four)

Check out these simple Mrs Crunch recipes for students going back to school this year
This comfort meal is quick and tasty

YOU NEED:

  • 350g onions
  • 5g dried mixed herbs
  •  400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 400g minced beef
  • 100g breadcrumbs
  • 300g spaghetti
  •  oil for frying

METHOD:

  • Dice the onion and fry half in a pan with a little oil until soft.
  • Add 3g of the dried herbs and set aside to cool.
  • In a separate pan, fry the remaining onion and dried herbs in a little oil for five minutes.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and simmer for five minutes.
  • Mix the cooled onion with the minced beef and breadcrumbs and form into small balls.
  • Fry the meatballs in a pan over a moderate heat until browned.
  • Add the tomato sauce and simmer for five minutes.
  • Cook the spaghetti in boiling water for eight to ten minutes, drain well and serve topped with the meatballs in tomato sauce.

Sizzling sausage and pepper cassoulet

(serves four)

Check out these simple Mrs Crunch recipes for students going back to school this year
This is a great study meal for your kids going back to uni

YOU NEED:

  • 400g pork sausages
  • 1 onion
  • 1 red pepper
  •  300g can cannellini beans
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes

METHOD:

  • Fry the sausages in a non-stick pan until they are evenly browned.
  • Add the onion, peeled and sliced, and the red pepper, deseeded and sliced, along with the cannellini beans and the chopped tomatoes.
  • Bring to the boil, cover, reduce the heat and simmer for approximately 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sausages are cooked through.

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Ham and cheese omelette

(serves one)

Check out these simple Mrs Crunch recipes for students going back to school this year
This is a great breakfast to give your kids the energy to get through the day

YOU NEED:

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 slices lean ham, torn into pieces
  • 30g Gruyère cheese, grated
  • salt and pepper for seasoning
  • oil or butter for frying

METHOD:

  • Separate the eggs and put the yolks into a large bowl and the whites into another.
  • Lightly beat the yolks together, season then add the mustard.
  • Whisk the whites until they form firm peaks.
  • Mix a large spoon of the whites into the yolks, then scoop in the rest and gently fold in until the mixture is well combined.
  • Heat oil or butter in a non-stick pan then slide in the eggs.
  • Cook on a medium heat for four minutes. Remove, scatter on ham then cheese and grill for two minutes.
    Run a knife around the pan to loosen the omelette’s sides then slide on to a plate.
  • Serve with salad greens.

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