Although the microwave oven will never replace the traditional stove or oven, it’s considered to be a lifesaver, because it significantly changes the way in which we can prepare food. If you own an older microwave, you should peruse some of the latest microwave oven reviews and upgrade to a newer model, one which will offer you more cooking flexibility. Despite the controversies that regard the health risks associated with microwave cooking, many homeowners have adopted the microwave oven to reheat, cook, or defrost quickly the food. Today, we will show you come quick and easy meals that you can cook in your microwave.

Pasta


Did you know that you can even make pasta in the microwave? It’s easy. Place a bowl of water in the microwave and leave it until the water boils. Remove the bowl, add the pasta and place again the bowl in the microwave. Wait a few moments and your pasta is ready! As for ingredients, you can choose whatever you like. You can even make mac and cheese by simply adding a cup of milk, some cheddar cheese and leave the mixture in the microwave for 1-2 minutes until the cheese melts. Then you can add your freshly boiled paste and mix all the ingredients in the bowl. Sprinkle some cheese and bacon bits on top and it’s ready to serve!

Pizza


Are you looking for an easy and quick way of making pizza? Then, instead of using a fresh pizza dough, you can use an English muffin or a slice of bread. Feel free to add whatever ingredients you have in the pantry. After you’ve gathered all of your ingredients, you can start assembling the pizza. Distribute evenly the ingredients chosen on your pizza, then sprinkle some chopped herbs and garnish with olives. Insert the plate in the microwave for 4-5 minutes at medium temperature.

Risotto


The best part about making risotto in the microwave is that you can improvise with what ingredients you have left in your fridge. For instance, you can add some frozen vegetables, butter and a few tablespoons of chicken stock and your risotto will turn out just great. Besides, there’s no need to keep an eye on your risotto or stir from time to time. As long as you use cooked rice you will be able to make a delicious risotto in less than 5 minutes.

Apple pie


You will need: 4 apples, fresh yeast, 1 whole egg, 1 egg yolk, 2 tablespoons of melted butter, 5 tablespoons of sugar, 5 tablespoons of flour, a pinch of cinnamon and lemon peel. Add the flour, sugar, melted butter, the egg yolk and yeast in a bowl and mix everything well until a smooth paste is formed. Wash and peel the apples and don’t forget to keep some apples aside for garnish. Cut the apple into thin slices and add them onto the fresh dough. Sprinkle some sugar and cinnamon and put it in the microwave oven for 10 minutes at medium heat. When ready, remove the pan and let it cool for 10 minutes.