Microwave chilli

Microwave recipes

30 Recipes

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

17 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

This dinner party dish might just become your new kitchen secret. Forget patiently stirring away, this cheat's version cooks in half the time!

25 mins
Easy
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4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
17 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

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
47 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Assemble the parcels a few hours ahead, zap in the microwave, and that's supper ready

20 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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
20 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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
105 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
245 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Ditch the takeaway and make our simple sweet and sour chicken recipe. This speedy Chinese-style rice dish is ready in under 30 minutes and packed with zingy flavours

25 mins
Easy
27 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
12 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Foolproof microwave fish in just 3 trouble-free steps

25 mins
Easy
18 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star 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
9 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
21 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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

7 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
119 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Spice up your snacktime with these healthy potato wedges

9 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A great way to get kids to eat fish – this low fat dish is simply made in the microwave

30 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This light but creamy hot chocolate makes a comforting end to a cold winter evening

10 mins
Easy
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