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81% would make again

Microwave 5-Minute Mac 'N' Cheese

by Alvin Zhoufeatured in 7 Dorm-Friendly Microwave Meals

Under 30 min

Under 30 min


for 1 serving

  • ½ cup elbow macaroni (50 g)
  • ½ cup water (120 mL)
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese (25 g)
  • fresh chive, to garnish, optional

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 460
    Fat 12g
    Carbs 65g
    Fiber 2g
    Sugar 4g
    Protein 19g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Mix the macaroni, water, and salt in a microwaveable mug.
  2. Microwave for 2-3 minutes, then stir.
  3. Add the milk, cheese, salt, and pepper, then stir.
  4. Microwave for another 30 seconds, stir, and garnish with a sprinkle of chives.
  5. Enjoy!