Stir up a Mug-a-Mac with Cheese in less than a minute for a quick and easy main course lunch. Elbow pasta and milk is microwaved in a mug for 50 seconds until tender then lots of cheddar cheese is mixed in. Crushed goldfish crackers add crunch to this all time comfort food classic. College Dorm food Mug a Mac n Cheese.
How to Make your very own Mug a Mac with Cheese Dish
Mug-a-Mac with Cheese Recipe
¼ cup elbow pasta
¼ cup milk-any kind- tested almond
½ teaspoon butter
½ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons water
Salt, pepper, dash of nutmeg (optional)
Garnish: crushed gold fish crackers
- In large microwave- proof large mug add milk and pasta. Microwave 50 seconds at a time until pasta is soft. If pasta seems to dry, add 1 tablespoon of water then continue to microwave. Total time for cooking pasta will be 4-5 minutes depending on your microwave.
- Add cheddar cheese, butter, 2 tablespoons water and stir. Microwave for 50 seconds.
- Add garnish if desired.
- Tested almond milk, but any milk will work.
- Serve it up Sassy by making it your own. Add these optional choices along with the milk and cheese. Diced onions, diced peppers, diced tomatoes, leftover meat (shredded or cubed), a few tablespoons of salsa, chili powder, smoked paprika or your choice.
Mug size and power of microwave will determine the accuracy of cooking time.