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Microwave recipes

46 Recipes
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Make these wonderfully simple microwave meals to save yourself time and money! No need to stress about the oven for these starters, mains and desserts.


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  • Microwaved crushed creamy celeriac in a bowl

    Microwaved crushed creamy celeriac

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Free up hob and oven space when making Christmas dinner by cooking this celeriac side in the microwave. Made with double cream, it's deliciously smooth

  • Microwave bread sauce

    Microwave bread sauce

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Hubble bubble pumpkin pot

    Hubble bubble pumpkin pot

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.11 ratings

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

  • Easiest ever seafood risotto

    Easiest ever seafood risotto

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.17 ratings

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

  • Lazy cheesy vegetable hotpot

    Lazy cheesy vegetable hotpot

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.22 ratings

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

  • Speedy prawn pilaf

    Speedy prawn pilaf

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

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

  • Sticky sultana pudding

    Sticky sultana pudding

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.12 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

  • Fastest ever lemon pudding

    Fastest ever lemon pudding

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.129 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

  • Mexican potato wedges

    Mexican potato wedges

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Spice up your snacktime with these healthy potato wedges

  • Bacon & fish o'leekie

    Bacon & fish o'leekie

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Microwave bacon & bean casserole

    Microwave bacon & bean casserole

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Eating alone doesn't have to mean boring baked beans on toast - turn them into a rich stew instead in under 15 minutes

  • Spiced hot choc

    Spiced hot choc

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • Easy veggie biryani

    Easy veggie biryani

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.61 ratings

    This tasty Indian-inspired dish is faster than a takeaway

  • Chocolate cornflake cakes in pretty paper cases

    Chocolate cornflake cakes

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.120 ratings

    Everyone loves crispy chocolate cornflake cakes, whatever their age. Get the whole family in the kitchen to make these simple bites

  • Four vegetarian stuffed peppers in a serving dish

    Easy stuffed peppers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.66 ratings

    A 15-minute vegetarian supper that's bursting with Mediterranean flavours and calls for just five ingredients

  • Tuna sweet potato jackets

    Tuna sweet potato jackets

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.88 ratings

    If your standby supper is baked potatoes with tuna, switch to sweet potatoes and a fresh, spicy topping. It's budget-friendly and low fat too

  • Salmon, fennel & orange salad

    Salmon, fennel & orange salad

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.5 ratings

    A great buffet salad to dig in to. Try and make sure your salmon is from a sustainable source

  • Microwave honey and fennel-glazed carrots on an oval plate

    Microwave honey & fennel-glazed carrots

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Toss baby carrots in a fennel and honey butter and serve at a Christmas feast. They look special, and best of all, don't take up any hob space

  • Hot mocha puddings

    Hot mocha puddings

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    It only takes a few minutes to mix, microwave and top these hot chocolate puds with ice cream and liqueur for a rich, indulgent dessert

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