• 1/2 cup Elbow Pasta/ Macaroni
  • 3/4 cup Water
  • 1/3 cup Whole Milk
  • 1/2 cup Grated Cheese
  • 1/6 tsp Cornstarch
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp Butter


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Recipe Description


This simple and instant mac and cheese in a mug recipe, made with a handful of ingredients in just 5 minutes. It is one of the best mug meals which is rich, creamier, and extremely delicious.  

Recipe Directions


  1. Add ⅙ tsp of cornstarch in the milk and stir until it dissolves properly.

  2. Take a large microwave-safe mug. Put ½ cup of elbow pasta in the mug, then add ¾ cup of water, salt to taste, and 1 tsp of butter in it.

  3. Microwave it until the water absorbs and the pasta is fully cooked. It takes about 4 minutes to get cooked completely. First, put the pasta in the microwave for 2 minutes and stir it. Then keep it in for 1 minute and stir again. Lastly, keep it for 1 more minute and stir.

  4. Later, add ⅓ cup of milk in the mug and ½ cup grated cheese. Mix it well.

  5. Microwave it for the final 30-60 seconds. Add pepper to taste and mix everything well so the macaroni is coated properly with the creamy sauce. Serve it hot and enjoy it.