10 Ingenious Microwave Family Dinners to Make When You're Broke

Never underestimate the power of the microwave. Whether you can cook like a pro or are a disaster in the kitchen, take comfort in the fact that these recipes are absolutely foolproof for lazy. So don't bother pre-heating the oven or switching on the cooker tonight and try one of these clever microwave dinners tonight.

Stirring risotto is for rookies.

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Microwave Mushroom Risotto
Time
30
Serves
Difficulty
Easy
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Microwave Chicken and Dumplings
Time
25
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
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Microwave Ginger-Soy Flounder with Snow Peas
Time
15
Serves
2
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Microwave Mac and Cheese
Time
15
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Microwave Potato-and-Chorizo Scramble
Time
15
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Foolproof Microwave Ratatouille
Time
30
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Microwave Mexican Layered Bean Casserole
Time
20
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Microwave Ropa Vieja
Time
60
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
15-Minute Mac and Cheese in a Mug
Time
15
Serves
1
Difficulty
Easy

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