7 Dorm Foods You Can Make with a Hot Pot

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It’s amazing what you can create with a little hot pot

7 Dorm Foods You Can Make with a Hot Pot

College students everywhere struggle to find ways to save money — all while relishing a delicious meal. The cafeteria is a go-to, but sometimes you want a home-cooked meal right in your dorm room. The hot pot is a game-changer. These water-heating appliances can do so much more than make tea and Cup Noodles. Not only can you cook Easy Hot Pot Spaghetti, you can also whip up a tasty Hot Pot Mac and Cheese. We have these and other great recipes perfect for the days when you don’t feel like trekking to the dining hall.

Easy Hot Pot Spaghetti

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This easy-to-create spaghetti will be a go-to for dinner after a long day. Better yet, you can make it right in your hot pot.

Click here for Easy Hot Pot Spaghetti recipe.

Hot Pot Garden Pasta Salad

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This simple hot pot garden pasta is perfect for the weekend when you're cleaning out your dorm refrigerator. You can toss in almost any vegetable to complement this dish.

Click here for Hot Pot Garden Pasta Salad recipe.

Hot Pot Mac and Cheese

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Most college students crave mac and cheese — here's an easy way to make it right in your dorm room. Yes, that's right: You can have mac and cheese without having to deal with the mess in the communal kitchen.

Click here for Hot Pot Mac and Cheese recipe.

Hot Pot Orecchiette with Spinach and Gorgonzola

Make this hot pot dish, featuring delicious gorgonzola, when hosting a game night with friends. Don't forget to order wings from your favorite take-out place — they'll pair perfectly with this meal.

Click here for Hot Pot Orecchiette with Spinach and Gorgonzola recipe.

Hot Pot Spinach Mac and Cheese

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Add a few nutrients to your mac and cheese with this spinach version. It's perfect as a fancier spin on a traditional dorm food.

Click here for Hot Pot Spinach Mac and Cheese recipe.

Hot Pot Tofu Chicken Noodle Soup

This hot pot recipe is a great alternative to the classic chicken noodle soup. The chicken is substituted by tofu, but the taste remains the same. Brew this up in the winter months for a savory dorm room meal.

Click here for Hot Pot Tofu Chicken Noodle Soup recipe.

Hot Pot Udon Noodle Soup

This hot pot recipe is easy for college students to make right in their dorm rooms. It's the perfect meal to whip up in the winter months.

Click here for Hot Pot Udon Noodle Soup recipe.