10 (Mostly) Microwave Recipes

Think your microwave is just for popcorn? Think again! You can use this handy device to make breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert and snacks (yes, including popcorn). A tasty meal at the push of a button—it doesn't get any easier than this, people!

Scallops with Lemony Broccoli Rabe

scallops with lemony broccoli rabe

All in, this is probably the quickest meal you'll make all week—but it sure won't taste like it!

Try our Scallops with Lemony Broccoli Rabe

Pear-Cranberry Butter


Microwave, mash, repeat. 

Try our Pear-Cranberry Butter

Buffalo Chicken Tacos

Buffalo Chicken Tacos

This microwave taco recipe includes a handy tip for turning soft-shell tacos into hard-shell tacos. (Hint: you use the microwave, again!)

Try our Buffalo Chicken Tacos

Cheese and Vegetable Frittata

Cheese and Vegetable Frittata

Heck yeah you can make eggs in the microwave!

Try our Cheese and Vegetable Frittata

Chili-Cheese Popcorn

Chili-Cheese Popcorn

Regular popcorn can't even compare.

Try our Chili-Cheese Popcorn

Tomato-Stilton Soup

tomato-stilton soup

Stilton is a British blue cheese, but any kind of blue cheese you can find at the grocery store will work too.

Try our Tomato-Stilton Soup

Lemon Tabbouleh

lemon tabbouleh

This makes a delicious side or a tasty base for anything from shrimp to steak.

Try our Lemon Tabbouleh

Matcha-Sesame Bark

matcha sesame bark

This sophisticated bark makes a fun dessert or a gorgeous gift.

Try our Matcha-Sesame Bark

Spiced Chickpea Smash

spiced chickpea smash

Put your spice rack to work! This quick recipe calls for cumin, turmeric, coriander and cayenne.

Try our Spiced Chickpea Smash

Baklava Stacks

Baklava Stacks

Microwave honey, brandy, cinnamon and cardamom to drizzle over the baklava—then try to resist drizzling the rest of it straight into your mouth!

Try our Baklava Stacks