15 Quick and Easy Recipe Ideas for Your Hostel Stay

13. Stews

Though stews are very easy to cook, they’re definitely not a quick dish to prepare. Usually, they need to be slow cooked for four to six hours and that can actually be an advantage as you can go about enjoying your day and get back to a hearty meal waiting for you.

It’s always best to cook it for a big group as you’ll be holding up the kitchen for a long time, and other people might want to cook. You just need tons of vegetables, meat, spices, stock, and possibly a yummy, local bread to go with it.

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14. Fruit salad

When you’re traveling around a region which offers fresh produce, you should take advantage of that. Also, you’ll probably have the chance to try some exotic fruits like, dragon fruit or custard apple for instance.

To make it even more nutritious, you can add some granola or other yummy cereals, and top it up with yogurt. It’s super refreshing on a hot day and you’re filling yourself with natural, healthy nutrients.

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15. Stuffed vegetables

For these recipes, you’ll need an oven and unfortunately, sometimes there isn’t one available in your hostel. All you need is to cook an interesting filling, which can range from sun-dried tomato couscous to chili, and find a suitable vegetable.

The traditional vegetables people use are peppers, tomatoes, and eggplants, but you can also use mushrooms, artichokes, or even avocados. Most of the time they’re ready in under 30 minutes.

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