How to cook pasta in the microwave

This microwave macaroni recipe will be great for those days when you have little time to cook and are looking for a quick and easy recipe.

With a simple cup somewhat larger than normal or in a cereal bowl you can have a plate of pasta in the microwave in just about 7 minutes.

Macaroni in the microwaveHow to cook pasta in the microwave

You can use any type of short pasta, with spaghetti does not work out so well, but it does with macaroni, spirals, or shells. To prepare pasta in the microwave we will need:

50 grams of pasta

120 ml of water

50 grams of grated cheese

7 tablespoons of tomato sauce or Bolognese

This recipe for microwave macaroni in a cup is very easy to make and as you can see, you will only need a few simple basic ingredients to make them.

Steps to make these macarons in the microwave

Prepare the cup

First, grab a large mug or bowl of cereal. In this, we will add macaroni and water.

Direct to microwave

Put the mug in the microwave for 2 minutes on full power. Once this time has passed, we will remove it, stir the mixture, and directly to the microwave again.

We will have to do this 3 times, in periods of 2 minutes, that is to say, every time that 2 minutes pass in the microwave we will remove the cup and stir until we have done it 3 times in total.

Final touch

Once we have done it 3 times, we will add the tomato sauce or bolognese and the grated cheese on top. Stir everything and direct to the microwave again for 1 minute at maximum power.

Macaroni in the microwave | 7 minutes

Servings- 1


  • 50 grams of pasta
  • 120 ml of water
  • 7 tbsp tomato sauce or bolognese
  • 50 grams grated cheese

Step-by-step elaboration

  • Grab a large cup or bowl of cereal
  • Add the macaroni and water
  • Direct to microwave for 2 minutes at maximum power
  • Take out the cup, stir everything and direct to the microwave another 2 minutes
  • Take the cup out again, stir everything, and direct it to the microwave for another 2 minutes
  • Add the tomato sauce and cheese, stir everything together, and microwave for 1 minute.
  • You will already have your macaroni ready to eat

As you can see, it is a very easy recipe to make an incredible plate of macaroni in the microwave quickly. In addition, you will not have to wait for the water to boil in a pot, drain and prepare the sauce just to eat yourself.

In this way, you will save time when eating a very delicious dish. Tell you that some microwaves are more powerful than others, if you notice that when it takes 4 minutes it is almost ready, perform the process only 2 times instead of 3 in step number 2 of the recipe.

Ronney Bien

Ronney Bien is a culinary visionary and a maestro of pasta artistry, whose passion for pasta knows no bounds. With a deep-seated love for the Italian culinary tradition, Ronney has made it his life's work to create pasta that tantalizes the taste buds and leaves a lasting impression.

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