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Pasta in a mug 3

Pasta in a Mug

5 from 9 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Course, Snack
Cuisine Italian
Servings 3


  • cup Pasta (macaroni)
  • 6 tbsp Carrot (finely chopped)
  • 6 tbsp Bell pepper (finely chopped)
  • 6 tbsp Onion (finely chopped)
  • Cheese (grated) as needed
  • tbsp Pasta sauce
  • Mixed herbs as needed
  • Chili flakes as needed
  • Pepper as needed
  • Salt as needed
  • cup Water


  • Take three microwave mugs (preferably coffee mugs those are big in size).
  • Put 1/2 cup pasta, 1/2 cup water, salt in each mug and stir.
  • Keep the mugs in oven and microwave at high for 2-3 minutes, stirring in between.
  • The pasta must be cooked by this time, if not srinkle little more water and microwave again.
  • Take out the mugs from the oven.
  • Now add 2 tbsp of finely chopped carrots, 2 tbsp of finely chopped bell peppers, 2 tbsp of finely chopped onions, 1/2 tbsp sauce, grated cheese, mixed herbs, pepper powder into each mug and mix well.
  • Again put the mugs in microwave for 2 minute on high.
  • Take out from the oven, immediately srinkle some more grated cheese for that extra cheesy pasta, although it is optional
  • Serve hot !


  • Vegetables are totally optional. One can add as per choice too.
  • Always finely chop the vegetables if using as the cooking time is very less here.
  • Add less or more cheese as per need.
  • Macaroni pasta cooks first, that is why I have opted these for cooking in a mug.
Keyword Mug Recipe, Pasta