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Microwave Macaroni

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Microwave Macaroni

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Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Microwave Macaroni
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 459kcal


  • 2 cup water
  • 1 1/3 cup macaroni pasta, dry
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/3 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup green peas, frozen

Serve With

  • 2 medium carrot
  • 4 medium kiwi


  • Mix water and pasta together in a microwaveable bowl and heat on high for 5 minutes or until noodles are softened. Drain excess water if there is any.
  • Stir in milk and cheese and return to microwave for 1-2 more minutes until smooth and creamy.
  • Stir in peas and heat a little longer until everything is warmed through.
  • While pasta is cooking, peel and slice carrots and kiwis.
  • If needing to pack to go, try sending pasta to school in a thermos with your child in order to keep it warm.
  • Serve with carrot and kiwi slices on the side.
  • Mix 1/3 cup whole grain pasta, 1/2 cup water, 1/4 cup milk, and 1/3 cup cheddar in a microwaveable mug and heat on high until noodles are softened.
  • Stir in 1/4 cup peas and cook for another 30 seconds until everything is warmed through.
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Calories: 459kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 323mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 13g

Natalie Monson

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