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Recipe of the Week: Mac & Cheese in a Mug

By Caroline Ryan

Looking for a quick meal that’s easy to make in your dorm room? The Pioneer will now be featuring recipes that students can easily make in a microwave, for when you get tired of eating the same food on campus every day. Each recipe will feature a few simple ingredients you can use to make some on-the-go deliciousness!

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Photo by Caroline Ryan
Photo by Caroline Ryan

A large mug
Pasta noodles
Pre-shredded cheese

Step 1:
Put water and desired amount of pasta noodles in a large mug.
Step 2:
Place mug in the microwave, set on high for about 2 minutes (the water may boil over but that is normal).
Step 3:
Microwave for another minute then stir. (Caution the mug may become hot).
Periodically check to make sure all the water has been absorbed. If not, continue microwaving until all the water is gone.
Step 4:
Stir in milk and shredded cheese.
Place mug back in the microwave for 30-60 seconds.
Stir and Enjoy!


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