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Microwave Mac and Cheese in a Mug

Microwave Mac and Cheese in a Mug

This microwave mac and cheese in a mug takes approx 6-7 minutes to cook but its so worth the wait. Cheesy, creamy and so satisfying!
Course Snacks & Appetizers
Cuisine American
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 1 Portion
Calories 407kcal
Author Richa


  • Microwave


  • ½ cup Macaroni or any short pasta
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Pepper
  • ½ cup Water
  • ¼ teaspoon Cornflour Cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons Milk
  • 3 tablespoons Cheddar Cheese grated (anything except mozzarella)


  • In a large mug or a bowl (you need a larger bowl because the water bubbles up while the pasta is cooking), add pasta, salt, pepper and water and microwave for 4-5 minutes till the pasta is fully cooked. Check at 4 minutes and then cook in 30 second intervals till the pasta is done.
  • Add cornflour and milk and mix well. Add cheese, give it a quick mix and microwave for another minute. Mix well and serve immediately.



  • The cornflour can be skipped, but it helps make a thick sauce that coats the pasta
  • If you don't finish this in one go, you can save it for later. To reheat, add a splash of milk, microwave for a minute, mix and eat.


Calories: 407kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 889mg | Potassium: 221mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 524IU | Calcium: 386mg | Iron: 1mg