Microwave Cooking for One by Marie T Smith

Table of Contents and Sample Recipes

Microwave Egg, Pasta and Rice Dishes

Below the list of recipes contained in the Egg, Pasta and Rice Dishes chapter of Microwave Cooking for One, is one recipe for you to enjoy. Take some time and explore the other chapters. Once you've tried a few of the recipes, you'll want the entire collection!

  • Cheese 'N' Egg
  • Momma's Egg Diable
  • Egg Florentine
  • Asparagus Omelet
  • Asparagus and Ham Omelet
  • Mozzarella Cheese Omelet
  • Green Pepper Omelet
  • Mushroom Omelet
  • Onion Omelet
  • Shrimp Omelet
  • Egg Noodles
  • Macaroni (Pasta) (recipe available)
  • Pastina
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Vermicelli and Eggs
  • Vermicelli with Clam Sauce
  • Noodle Bake
  • Macaroni Bake
  • Mafalda (Easy Lasagna)
  • Ravioli
  • White Rice
  • Brown Rice
  • Rice and Cheese
  • Curried Rice
  • Rice with Dill
  • Dark Rice
  • Rice Verde
  • Mexican Rice
  • Rice with Mushrooms
  • Egg-Fried Rice
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Mushroom Omelet

Note: In this recipe, the omelet is cooked in a mixing bowl for convenience. For a browned omelet, heat 6" browning skillet for 1:00 minute (_____) at 100% power, pour in contents of mixing bowl, and cook 1:00 minute (_____) at 100% power until omelet sets.Place omelet on plate with slotted turner and serve.

1 oz. mushrooms

Brush or wash mushrooms clean and drain on paper towel. Slice and spread evenly on paper plate. Cover with paper towel. Cook 30 seconds (_____) at 100% power. Set aside.

1 extra-large egg or two small eggs

1 tbsp. milk

1/8 tsp. salt

pinch of black pepper

1 tsp. butter (optional)

Put egg, milk, salt, and pepper into 1-quart mixing bowl and beat well with wire whisk. Add butter and cooked mushrooms. Mix with rubber spatula. Cook 1:25 minutes (_____) at 100% w power until 1 tbsp. egg remains uncooked. Mix with rubber spatula and serve.

NOTE: Cooking times are for a 700-watt oven. For best results with this and any other microwave recipe, please be sure to go to the Timing Section of Microwaving Tips for a complete explanation of timing in the microwave.


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