College Cooking Guide | SlugBooks Kitchen

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We have compiled this list of recipes for easily eating on a budget. We are always adding to the list, and we're always trying to make it better! If you want to submit a recipe to the list, send an email to recipes@slugbooks.com with your ideas - we give everyone who submits recipes a special shoutout. K thx!

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Textbook Chef and the SlugBooks Team

1. Nutella Croissants (or French Toast!)

Prep Time:
10-15 Minutes

Ingredients:
Store-Bought Crescent Rolls (or French Toast mix)
Nutella




Instructions:
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Unless the crescents and spread Nutella on one side of the crescent. Roll the crescent back up into the desired shape. Place in the oven and allow to cook until golden brown. This process may also be completed with a microwave, simply follow the instructions on the box for how to cook the crescent rolls. Bon Appetit!

2. Chicken Panini (Lunch on the Go)

Prep Time:
5-10 Minutes

Ingredients:
French, Italian, or Sourdough Bread
Butter
Deli Chicken
Provolone Cheese
Desired Vegetables

Instructions:
A panini is essentially a toasted sandwich. Panini makers make paninis easier to assembly, but they are not a required item! For this Chicken Florentine Panini, simply slice and spread your bread selection, place one slice of provolone cheese on each piece of bread, place your chicken on one piece of bread and your vegetables on the other piece of bread, assemble your sandwich, and coat the outer layer of the bread on your sandwich with the butter. Then place your sandwich in a Panini maker or simply place it on a pan at high temperature and press with a spatula until the bottom side is golden brown, then flip the sandwich and repeat the process for the other side of the sandwich. Easy Panini!

Greek Salad (Best Salad Ever)

Prep Time:
4-5 Minutes

Ingredients:
Romaine Lettuce
Olives
Feta Cheese
Cherry Tomatoes
Red Onions
Banana Peppers
Salad Dressing of your choice

Instructions:
Wash the lettuce, olives, tomatoes, onions, and peppers. Cut the tomatoes in half, chop the onions and peppers, and separate the lettuce into small pieces. Add all of the ingredients to a salad bowl and toss the salad. Add the salad dressing to the mix and serve. If you’re especially daring, you can prepare your own salad dressing by mixing olive oil, vinegar, garlic, basil, Dijon mustard, and salat and pepper!

4. Omelette (Breakfast)

Prep Time:
10-15 Minutes

Ingredients:
Butter
Eggs (3)
Butter
Grated Cheese
Desired Vegetables

Instructions:
Crack the eggs into a bowl and mix them with the salt, pepper, and vegetables using a spoon. Place the butter into a pan and place on a stove at high temperature until it melts. Pour the egg and vegetable mixture into the pan. Add the cheese onto the mixture if you’d like at this time. Wait until the egg starts to get firm and then using a spatula, fold the egg in half. Once it looks fully cooked, you are ready to serve it. Enjoy!

5. Delicious Chicken Parmesan (Date Night)

Prep Time:
20-25 Minutes

Ingredients:
Breaded Chicken Breast
Parmesan Cheese
Mozzarella Cheese
Pasta Sauce
Spaghetti

Instructions:
Boil water in a pot on a stove at high temperature. Place the breaded chicken in the microwave and cook according to the directions on the box. Add the spaghetti to the pot after it is boiling and cook it according to the directions on the box. After the spaghetti is done, use a strainer to remove the water. Then place the spaghetti back in the pot and mix some sauce and mozzarella cheese into it. Place the spaghetti onto a plate and place the breaded chicken breast on top. Pour sauce over the chicken and then sprinkle it with parmesan cheese. Voila!