Mac & Cheese in a Mug

I absolutely LOVE mac & cheese. As much as love the fake, powdery Kraft stuff, I’ll admit I feel pretty bad about myself every time I eat it. It’s pretty bad for you. But I don’t always have the time to cook the homemade, healthier stuff on the stove, either.

This recipe is genius. You can still use real, fresh, healthy ingredients, but it only takes a few minutes. And it makes the perfect amount, so you don’t eat too much (which I often do when I make mac & cheese).

You’ll need:

–          1/2 cup water

–          1/3 cup of pasta

–          1/4 cup of milk

–          1/2 cup shredded cheese

–          1 coffee mug

Add half a cup of water and a third of a cup of pasta to a coffee mug and microwave on high for two minutes and stir. The water might overflow while heating—this is okay but use a larger container if you wish to avoid. Repeat the two minutes on high and stir again; depending on your microwave the pasta may need one more two-minute trip to finish cooking. Between the pasta absorbing the water and it overflowing the mug you shouldn’t have more than a few drops left in the mug. Stir in a quarter cup of milk and a half cup of shredded cheese and stir thoroughly. Allow the cheese to melt for a minute or two.

Aaaaand DELICIOUSNESS!! Enjoy!

~Taren

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    Apr 04, 2014 @ 12:41:43

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