Microwave recipes

8 Easy And Healthy Microwave Recipes

Find out the best healthy microwave meals to save time and still enjoy delicious food

8 healthy microwave recipes

Preparing microwave meals is a good alternative for all those who do not have much time to cook or do not have a conventional oven. This small appliance offers us an easy and comfortable way to prepare delicious recipes easily and cleanly.

Below are 8 recipes for microwave cooking. Also, included are some recipes made with Lékué steam cases.

1. Garlic potatoes

This microwave recipe is very simple and quick to prepare. Moreover, it is a fantastic garnish to any dish and we need very few ingredients and time to prepare it.

To cook it we need the following: 1 kg of potatoes, 1 head of garlic, 3 spoonfuls of olive oil, ground pepper, and salt.

To make garlic potatoes we first peel and cut the potatoes into regular portions. Put them in a deep casserole, together with the loose garlic and a pinch of salt and pepper.

Then cover with transparent film and pierce it. Bake for 10 minutes at maximum power. After 5 minutes, stop and stir all the ingredients. The potatoes will be ready when they are tender.

2. Eggplant stuffed with meat and mushrooms

The second microwave recipe consists of eggplants stuffed with meat and mushrooms and is one of the microwave meals that we can prepare at any time of the year and is served as a second course. It is a very tasty dish and there are several combinations of stuffing that we can prepare. On this occasion, we will stuff them with meat and mushrooms.

For this recipe, we need two eggplants, 250 g of minced meat, 150 g of mushrooms, half onion, fried tomato, cheese for gratin, olive oil, pepper, and salt.

First, wash and dry the eggplants and cut them in half, lengthwise. We make some cross cuts in the center of the eggplants and add salt and oil. Place them in a microwave-safe container and cover with plastic wrap. Put them in the microwave for 5 minutes. Then scoop out the center of the eggplant and cut it into pieces.

Sauté the chopped onion and mushrooms and add it to the chopped meat. Season with salt and pepper and add the content of the eggplant that we have scooped out before. Add tomato sauce to the bottom of the eggplants and add the mixture we have just prepared. Sprinkle with grated cheese and grill in the microwave for a few minutes. Ready! See how easy it is to prepare microwave recipes?

Microwave recipes
These microwave meals include both savory and sweet dishes. 

3. Steamed ensis and clams

This is one of the microwave recipes that are ideal for serving as an appetizer or as a starter. It is very easy to prepare and we can do it in the microwave very quickly if we have a Lékué case.

For this recipe, we need 8 frozen razor clams, 150 g frozen clams, 2 cloves of garlic, 20 ml olive oil and a spoonful of chopped parsley.

First, we chop the garlic and in a bowl, we mix it with olive oil and parsley. In a steam box, add the seafood and sprinkle it with the mixture. Put it in the microwave for 3 minutes at maximum power.

4. Asian salmon medallions

This is one of those easy and healthy microwave recipes that will surprise everyone.

To prepare it we need 500 g of salmon, 1 leek, 1 onion, black pepper, parsley, 1 tablespoon of flour, half a teaspoon of sweet paprika and half a glass of white wine.

First, place the salmon medallions in a bowl and sprinkle the parsley and black pepper on top.

Next, we elaborate the sauce. Cut the onion, two garlic, and the laminated leek. When everything is golden, add the flour and paprika. Stir and add the wine.

Once it starts boiling, add the salmon. Put the container in the microwave for 10 minutes at 700 W.

5. Muffin flan

We don't only have to prepare savory dishes in the microwave, but we can also cook desserts and sweets. One of the most original microwave recipes is a muffin flan. An easy recipe to sweeten our meals.

For this, we need 3 eggs, a glass and a half of milk, 6 tablespoons of sugar, 4 muffins and liquid caramel.

First, we'll put the eggs, the sugar, the milk and the muffins in a bowl. Crush everything with the mixer. In a flan mold add caramel to the base.

Finally, add the mixture that you've prepared before and  put it in the microwave for 10 minutes.

Microwave recipes
If you add chocolate to this delicious sponge cake microwave recipe, you can have a tasty brownie. 

6. Homemade sponge cake

We continue with microwave recipes. This preparation is a  traditional sponge cake recipe but prepared in the microwave. A sweet food that can never be missing in our home and that we can enjoy for breakfast, dessert or snack.

To prepare it we need 125 g of sugar, 100 g of flour, 60 g of ground almond, 4 eggs, 50 g of butter, a teaspoon of baking powder and the zest of a lemon.

To prepare the sponge cake in the microwave, place the eggs, sugar and lemon zest in a large bowl. Mix all the ingredients and add the flour mixed with the almond. Once everything is mixed, add the cold melted butter. Add all the mixture in a glass mold spread with butter and sprinkled with flour. Put it in the microwave for 8 minutes at maximum temperature. Once it is ready and warm, unmold it.

7. Grouper en papillote

If we don't have much time to cook and we have a Lékué steam case we can prepare this easy microwave recipe. This dish allows us to have a fast and healthy meal in a few minutes.

We need 2 fillets of grouper, half zucchini, 1 carrot, half apple, half onion, 5 g fresh ginger, 1 tablespoon honey, 2 tablespoons rice vinegar, salt, peppercorns and 2 tablespoons water.

Begin by cutting the vegetable julienne and grate the ginger. Put it in the steam case and add the honey, vinegar, and water. Season with salt and pepper and stir well. Cook it for 4 minutes in the microwave on maximum power.

After this time open the case and place the fillets of grouper, a little salt, and pepper. Cook for 3 minutes in the microwave at maximum power.

8. Broccoli

A quick and easy way to enjoy a healthy dish of vegetables is to cook them in the microwave with a steam case (Lékué). With this recipe, you will enjoy quick a delicious broccoli in a few minutes.

For this healthy microwave recipe, we need 150 g broccoli, 30 g julienned onion, 40 g honey, 40 g soy sauce, 1 cayenne pepper, and 20 g sesame oil and sesame seeds.

We clean and cut the broccoli. In the base of the steam case, we introduce the soy sauce, the cayenne pepper, and the honey. Place the tray of the case and add the broccoli and onion. Cook for 4 minutes in the microwave on full power. Once it is ready, add the sesame oil and the seeds in the case and let it rest for one minute.

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