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8 gourmet meals you can cook in a microwave

Mar 7 2014 at 4:07 pm by

The truth is that microwaves can be used to cook more than just popcorn and ramen. We’re talking everything from eggs to baked goods! So if you feel like skipping the dining hall for a day, but still want to eat a nutritious and filling meal, give these recipes a try. They’re cheap, convenient, and you can cook them without even leaving your room.

Breakfast

Ham, Mushroom & Swiss Scramble in a Mug

8 gourmet meals you can cook in a microwave

You’ll need:

1 egg

1 tbsp. water

¼ cup chopped mushrooms

1 thin slice deli ham, chopped

Shredded swiss cheese

>> Check out the full recipe here <<

Microwave Breakfast Sandwich

8 gourmet meals you can cook in a microwave

You’ll need:

1 egg

1 tbsp. milk

1 tsp. butter

1 dash hot sauce

1 bell pepper (diced)

1 onion (diced)

Ham (diced)

1 slice American cheese

1 English muffin

Salt

Pepper

>> Check out the full recipe here <<

Lunch

Homemade Single-Serve Mac and Cheese in a Mug 

8 gourmet meals you can cook in a microwave

You’ll need:

Large mug/bowl

1/3 cup whole grain elbow macaroni (or preferred pasta)

¼ cup water

1/3 cup Cheddar-Jack shredded cheese (or preferred cheese)

2 tsp. milk

>> Check out the full recipe here <<

15 Minute Chicken Fajitas

8 gourmet meals you can cook in a microwave

You’ll need:

2.5 qt microwave safe dish

½ large onion

1 green bell pepper

1 red bell pepper

1 sprinkle southwest seasoning mix

4 chicken breasts (sliced)

>> Check out the full recipe here <<

Dinner

3-Minute Meatloaf 

8 gourmet meals you can cook in a microwave

You’ll need:

½ cup raw hamburger meat

1 egg

1 tbsp. parmesan cheese

¼ tsp. Italian seasoning (suggested Mrs. Dash Garlic and Herb)

2 tbsp. ketchup

½ tsp. Worcestershire sauce

>> Check out the full recipe here <<

Quick and Easy Stuffed Peppers

8 gourmet meals you can cook in a microwave

2 large red bell peppers halved and seeded

1 can stewed tomatoes

1.3 cup quick-cooking brown rice

2 tbsp. hot water

2 green onions thinly sliced

½ cup frozen corn

1.2 cup kidney beans

¼ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes

½ cup shredded mozzarella

1 tbsp grated parmesan cheese

>> Check out the full recipe here <<

Desert

Minute Microwave Cheesecake

8 gourmet meals you can cook in a microwave

You’ll need:

2 ounces cream cheese, softened

2 tbsp sour cream

1 egg

½ tsp. lemon juice

¼ tsp. vanilla

2-4 tbsp. sugar replacement sub (taste as you go)

>> Check out the full recipe here <<

Microwave Apple Crisp

8 gourmet meals you can cook in a microwave

You’ll need:

4 medium tart cooking apples, peeled, sliced

2/3 cup packed brown sugar

2/3 cup quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats

½ cup Original Bisquick Mix

3 tbsp. butter or margarine, softened

¾ tsp. ground cinnamon

¾ tsp. ground nutmeg

>> Check out the full recipe here <<

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Comments(2)

  1. simple, cheap and nutricious and unlikly to get boring!

    I’m going to give some of these a whirl and tell you what they were like.. Fiona

  2. Please do! Let us know if you think of any others