3 Easy Microwave Recipes

Even if you enjoy cooking super elaborated dishes, we can all agree that putting on an apron and coming up with new recipes every night can be a little exhausting. If you are looking for simple but tasty alternatives to cooking single-serving portions of food, get ready to take some notes.

 

Mug Pizza

Pizza slice

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When you live alone, ordering an entire pizza just for you can be intimidating sometimes. If you want to satisfy your craving without guiltily eating leftover slices of cold pizza for the rest of the week, you can just make a quick pizza in a mug. First, you need to combine flour, salt, baking powder, a pinch of baking soda, milk, oil, and a little bit of marinara sauce. Before microwaving for 80 seconds, add some shredded cheese and any other toppings you might want on top of the dough.

 

Mac & Cheese

Mac and cheese

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There are very few steps to making a quick but delicious bowl of mac & cheese. First, mix 1/2 cup elbow macaroni with 1/2 cup water and salt, then microwave it for 3 minutes. Remove the bowl from the microwave, give your macaroni a good stir, and add some milk, some shredded cheese, more salt and a pinch of pepper. Pop your bowl in the microwave for only 30 seconds this time and voilà.

 

Poached Eggs

Poached egg

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As it turns out, making poached eggs doesn’t always have to be a stressful activity. Simply fill a cup halfway with water, gently crack an egg into the water and place a saucer on top of your container. Microwave it on high for about 45 seconds and there you go. Poached egg in a matter of minutes.