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Vegetarian microwave recipes

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Whip up a satisfying pasta supper for one, a quick shakshuka or a seasonal family-friendly risotto with our simple vegetarian microwave meal ideas.


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  • Microwave penne pappa al pomodoro

    Microwave penne pappa al pomodoro

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 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

  • Microwave chilli

    Microwave chilli

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.19 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

  • Microwave shakshuka served on a tray

    Microwave shakshuka

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    Whip up shakshuka, a Middle Eastern favourite, in just 10 minutes. Perfect for brunch, lunch or supper, it's healthy and a great option for a budget meal

  • Microwaved squash colcannon served in a bowl

    Microwaved squash colcannon

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Pop this super-easy butternut squash colcannon in the microwave for a colourful festive side dish that saves on saucepans. Serve mashed with kale

  • Microwave butternut squash risotto

    Microwave butternut squash risotto

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.24 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

  • Microwave risotto primavera

    Microwave risotto primavera

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.13 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

  • Microwave scrambled eggs with toast

    Microwave scrambled eggs

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Rustle up a delicious breakfast of scrambled eggs in no time – this protein-rich dish takes just four minutes in the microwave

  • Microwave kale & chilli eggs

    Microwave kale & chilli eggs

    A star rating of 2.6 out of 5.15 ratings

    Whip up Jack Monroe's healthy vegetarian dish for one in under 10 minutes – a low-calorie option for breakfast, lunch or dinner

  • 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 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

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