3 Easy Dishes You Can Cook With Only a Microwave

Don’t have time to cook a full meal but don’t feel like spending on takeout? Don’t worry. Your trusty microwave can be your secret weapon for creating quick, satisfying, and even healthy dishes. Here are 3 ideas to prove it.

Savory Scrambled Eggs with a Twist

Crack your eggs into a microwave-safe bowl, add a splash of milk, your favorite spices (paprika, garlic powder, or chives), and some chopped vegetables. Microwave on high for 30-second intervals, stirring between each, until cooked to your desired consistency. Top with cheese, salsa, or avocado for a complete and protein-packed breakfast.

One-Pot Pasta Primavera

Combine your favorite pasta with chopped vegetables like broccoli, carrots, and peas in a microwave-safe dish. Add a drizzle of olive oil, a pinch of salt and pepper, and enough water to cover the pasta. Microwave on high for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the pasta is cooked through and the vegetables are tender. Drain any excess water, toss in your favorite sauce, and enjoy!

Quick Quinoa Bowls

For an easy and healthy meal, rinse quinoa and add it to a bowl with water and seasonings. Microwave for 2-3 minutes, then add your favorite toppings like chopped veggies, cooked beans, avocado, and a drizzle of sauce for a healthy and customizable meal.

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