16 Awesome Recipes You Can Make…In The Microwave? Pure Genius!

February 18, 2017

We’ve all experienced it…that bone-crushing, soul-killing tiredness when we get home after a long day.

There’s perfectly no way you’re going to cook a whole dinner with all the bells and whistles. But you also don’t want to trash money on ordering in. So what do you do? Grab some simple ingredients and pop them in the microwave.

No, severely.

You can make so many tasty things in that little countertop appliance you typically just used only for hot cocoa.

1. Let’s start off with fulfilling your craving first: you can make perfect potato chips in your microwave.

2. Sausage and cheese spaghetti? I can’t believe how good this seems!

3. But if traditional spaghetti isn’t your jam, try some parmesan spaghetti squash.

4. I bet you didn’t know you could make polenta in the microwave…

5. This ooey gooey potato casserole is everything.

6. In the same vein, you can make baked potatoes in the microwave, too!

7. You can totally have breakfast sandwiches for dinner…and induced in the microwave.

8. Then again, this well-balanced breakfast can also work go dinnertime.

9. Butter chicken pot pie…with naan crust? Yes, please!

10. This perfectly portioned spinach ricotta lasagna entails no wasted leftovers.

11. Fried rice, anyone? Did I mention I’m hungry?

12. You could make your salmon in the dishwasher, but the microwave voices better.

13. Enchiladas are surprisingly easy to make — they are mostly melted cheese, after all.

14. I love pizza and I love easy meals…so this microwave mug pizza is a no-brainer.

15. Well, it wouldn’t be a snack without dessert…right? This snickerdoodle mug cake should do just fine.

16. Now that I know you can microwave lemon curd, I’m going to make it all the time…and set it on everything.

I had no idea you could make so many delicious things in a microwave!

If you’re suddenly craving more microwave recipes, check out all these mug desserts.

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