Most people think the microwave oven is merely a reheating and defrosting equipment. However, it can do more than just that. There is a variety of delicious and easy to prepare meals a microwave can create – from breakfast to dinner. Without further ado, below are some microwave recipes you must try out for yourself:
Recipe: My Recipes
Delectable breakfast meals do not always have to take lots of time to prepare and cook to perfection. With a microwave oven in hand, you can create a breakfast tostada that’s not only quick and easy to prepare; it’s also filled with a variety of flavors.
This breakfast tostada’s main ingredients include low-fat milk, eggs, corn tortillas, cheddar cheese, black beans, green onions, salsa, fat-free sour cream, and salt and pepper.
Coffee Cup Quiche
Recipe: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
A quiche, originally a French dish, is a savory pastry crust filled with a filling of eggs, meat, cheese, vegetables, etc. With a coffee cup, a few ingredients, and a microwave oven, you can easily prepare an equally filling and savory breakfast.
The ingredients for this quick quiche include an egg, milk, cream cheese, ham or prosciutto, thyme leaves or chopped chives, bagel or French bread, and salt and pepper.
Sausage and Cheese Spaghetti
Recipe: Lady and Pups
Spaghetti in the microwave? Is that possible? Well, yes, it is. In fact, this indulgent sausage and cheese spaghetti dish is easy to make. Cooking this dish in the microwave can also save you plenty of dishes to wash. Plain genius, right?
For this dish, you’ll need spaghetti, water, grated nutmeg, different types of cheeses, sweet Italian sausage meat, minced garlic, thyme, unsalted butter, and salt and pepper.
Potato Soup in a Mug
Recipe: Bigger Bolder Baking
If you are not a fan of cooking but you love to eat delicious dishes, this potato soup in a mug is right for you. This microwave lunch recipe is filling; plus, it’s loaded with different flavors. You can also customize some ingredients based on your liking.
For this recipe that you can savor in less than 10 minutes, you’ll need a potato cut into cubes, water, chopped white onion, cheddar cheese, bacon, chicken stock, milk, corn flour, etc.
Salted Potato Crisps
Recipe: Sarah Hearts
If you don’t have a deep fryer to make your homemade potato crisps, then, worry no more. With a microwave oven, you can do the same – with less use of oil and fat. Amazing, right? This makes your crispy potato crisps much healthier too.
To make this snack, you just need to thinly slice your potato, toss it with olive oil, place on parchment paper, sprinkle with salt, and microwave for five minutes or until crispy.
Apple Pie Yogurt Cup
Recipe: Betty Crocker
If you’re into sweets and looking for variation with your usual desserts, then, you better try making this easy to make apple pie yogurt cup. You can make this sweet treat in just 15 minutes; 10 minutes of preparation and 5 minutes of cooking.
For this quick yet delectable dessert, you’ll need only a few ingredients which include sugar, ground cinnamon, egg roll skin or wrappers, chopped apple, and apple pie yogurt.
Salmon with Sriracha Sauce
Recipe: Savory Sweet Life
At the end of a busy day, you may be too tired to create a decent meal and opt for fast food meals instead. But, did you know that with just 7 minutes, you can create a decent and healthy meal? Try out this recipe using your microwave oven.
For this time-saving salmon recipe, the ingredients you’ll need include a single portion salmon fillet, mayonnaise, sriracha sauce, lemon slices, parsley, and salt and pepper.
Recipe: Food Network
A Risotto is an Italian rice dish cooked in a broth derived from meat, vegetables, or fish. Besides rice and broth, it also includes butter and onion as its main ingredients. Because it contains rice, it may take longer to cook than other microwave dishes.
For this microwave mushroom risotto, you’ll need different types of mushrooms, chicken broth, shallot, garlic, unsalted butter, Arborio rice, dry white wine, thyme, cheese, etc.
Make the most out of your microwave oven. Try out the above microwave recipes to save on cooking time and dirty dishes. More than that, you can enjoy delicious meals at any time of the day.
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