Microwave chilli

Microwave recipes

30 Recipes

Bypass the oven and make these cheat's recipes in the microwave alone.

Microwave chilli

4.2

(5 ratings)

For a super speedy supper, try Jack Monroe's vegetarian kidney bean chilli - a great way to get 2 of your 5-a-day in this microwavable, midweek meal...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Microwave penne pappa al pomodoro

0

(0 ratings)

This perfect pasta dish for one can be whipped up in just 25 minutes using only a microwave - ideal for a quick lunch or weeknight dinner
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Microwave peanut butter & jam brownies

3.666665

(6 ratings)

Forget microwave mug cakes - if you're after some serious indulgence in just 15 minutes, this easy chocolate brownie recipe is sure to hit the spot...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Leeky salmon in a parcel

4.40476

(42 ratings)

Assemble the parcels a few hours ahead, zap in the microwave, and that's supper ready...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Microwave risotto primavera

3.9

(10 ratings)

A classic recipe with a cheat's method – just pop this in the microwave for speedy results. It's high in fibre and folic acid, and low in fat...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Microwave butternut squash risotto

4.29412

(17 ratings)

Make this easy risotto in the microwave to feed the family – it's a good source of vitamin C, counts as one of your 5-a-day and it's ready in under 30 minutes...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Microwave banana pudding

4.26506

(83 ratings)

This pud will be a hit with all the family, and it only takes 20 minutes to make
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Microwave chocolate cake

3.869565

(23 ratings)

Edwina Hanslo's delicious and super quick chocolate cake with a creamy ganache is the perfect choice for busy mums...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Microwave coffee & walnut cake

4.22222

(18 ratings)

Good Food reader Catherine Dunkley shares her super-quick and easy recipe for the perfect last-minute coffee and walnut cake
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Sweet & spicy popcorn

4.333335

(3 ratings)

Ready in under 10 minutes, this snack is great eaten warm or stored as a snack to stave off hunger between meals
  • 7 mins
  • Easy

Easy noodles

3.6

(10 ratings)

This simple version of a Malaysian classic is microwaved in a single bowl - an easy supper for 4
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Microwave bread sauce

5

(1 rating)

This super-quick sauce for meat frees up your hob and is much better than the shop-bought instant variety
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Hubble bubble pumpkin pot

4.555555

(9 ratings)

Get your kids to help you cook this simple pumpkin, bacon and rice dish - you can make in the microwave too
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Easiest ever seafood risotto

4.375

(8 ratings)

Risottos have a reputation for being difficult to make, but this microwaved one-pot dish changes that!
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Lazy cheesy vegetable hotpot

4

(17 ratings)

Vegetarian food at its easiest and most comforting – and a minimum of washing-up, as it's made in the microwave
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Speedy prawn pilaf

0

(0 ratings)

There is more to your microwave than reheating leftovers – try this low fat almost-instant meal
  • 7 mins
  • Easy

Sticky sultana pudding

4.11111

(9 ratings)

A super-speedy fruit sponge that's cooked in the microwave and ready in just 10 minutes - serve with hot custard or golden syrup
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Fastest ever lemon pudding

4.734045

(94 ratings)

Being short of time needn't stop you making your own pudding. This microwave-friendly sponge is ready in 10 minutes and can easily be a chocolate pud too...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Bacon & fish o'leekie

3.666665

(3 ratings)

A great way to get kids to eat fish - this low-fat dish is simply made in the microwave
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spiced hot choc

5

(3 ratings)

This light but creamy hot chocolate makes a comforting end to a cold winter evening
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Easy veggie biryani

4.190475

(42 ratings)

This tasty Indian-inspired dish is faster than a takeaway
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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