15 Ingenious Microwave Recipes for Terrible Cooks

If you thought microwave cooking was just about heating up ready meals from the supermarket you can think again. These quick and easy recipes for family favourites like Chicken and Dumpling Stew, Ratatouille, Creamy Mushroom Risotto and Chocolate Cake are all cooked in a microwave and guess what? They're absolutely delicious!

Kitchen rookies no longer have an excuse not to cook dinner.

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Beef Chilli
Microwave Cherry-Almond Crumble
Time
25
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Microwave Mushroom Risotto
Time
30
Serves
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Microwave Ropa Vieja
Time
60
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Foolproof Microwave Ratatouille
Time
30
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Microwave Chicken and Dumplings
Time
25
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Microwave Chocolate Pudding Cake
Time
15
Serves
9
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Microwave Potato-and-Chorizo Scramble
Time
15
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Beef Chilli
Microwave Ginger-Soy Flounder with Snow Peas
Time
15
Serves
2
Difficulty
Easy