Microwave Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Enjoy this quick and easy microwave macaroni and cheese if you really don’t know what to make for dinner, 34 minutes and dinner is served.

macaroni and cheese

Microwave Macaroni and Cheese

Easy and quick microwave mac and cheese
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 34 minutes
Total Time 44 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine South African
Servings 4 servings
Calories 763 kcal


  • 230 gram macaroni uncooked
  • 360 ml hot water
  • 6 tbsp butter or margarine
  • 56 gram chopped onion
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 500 ml milk
  • 300 gram processed cheese cut into cubes (about 3 cups)
  • cup flour


  • Combine macaroni, water, butter, onion, salt, and pepper in casserole.
  • Cover and microwave at full for 7 minutes and then at medium for 7 minutes, stir twice during cooking.
  • Stir in the remaining ingredients, cover, and microwave at full for 20 minutes, or until macaroni is tender and sauce is thickened and bubbly, stirring every 3 minutes.


Calories: 763kcalCarbohydrates: 61gProtein: 27gFat: 46gSaturated Fat: 27gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 2gCholesterol: 136mgSodium: 1882mgPotassium: 459mgFiber: 2gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 1443IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 968mgIron: 2mg
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