Simple and Easy Microwaved Caprese Pasta In A Mug

Simple and Easy Microwaved Caprese Pasta In A Mug
This simple yet classic Caprese Pasta In A Mug is so convenient to make since its all done in the microwave! Perfect for a quick lunch in under 10 minutes or dinner option if you are eating alone. Or if are serving hungry children in a pinch this is great!
You know that child that does not want to eat what you cooked for dinner that night? Yup, I have one of those please tell me I am not alone here. I try not to make him another meal but there are some nights where I can not help it and I do not mind putting together this simple Caprese Pasta In A Mug dish for him. He loves anything with pasta.
Simple and Easy Microwaved Caprese Pasta In A Mug
The ingredients are ones I always have on hand and I know he will eat it. Its a win – win on those nights where I just do not have the energy to fight with the dreaded dinnertime battle.
Not lacking on flavor this delicious Caprese Pasta In A Mug is a quick take on the traditional classic in less than a quarter of the time to prep and enjoy!

Simple Caprese Pasta In A Mug

  • 1/3 C. mini farfaille noodles
  • 1/2 C. water
  • 1/4 C. fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into small pieces
  • 2 tbs. grape or cherry tomatos, diced
  • 2 tbs fresh basil, chopped
  • A few drops of olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste

Simple and Easy Microwaved Caprese Pasta In A Mug

Simple and Easy Microwaved Caprese Pasta In A Mug

#1. Add the mini farfaille to your mug along with the water and a few drops of the olive oil (prevents sticking).
#2. Heat the mug in the microwave for 2 minutes. Stir.
#3. Repeat step two (2) more times, stirring after each round. Be careful in handling, as the mug will get very hot.
#4. Add the fresh mozzarella, diced tomatoes and basil to the mug, stirring to mix all the ingredients together.
#5. Let cool a few minutes, add salt & pepper to taste if you wish
#6.Serve and enjoy!
Simple and Easy Microwaved Caprese Pasta In A Mug

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  1. This would be great for my lunches! It’s just me and sometimes I don’t want to cook a big meal.

  2. Thanks for sharing this! I take my lunch to the office everyday and I’m always looking for easy (homemade) microwave meals. Plus, I’m swimming in basil and tomatoes from the garden these days, so this is excellent timing! Can’t wait to try it.

  3. Wow what a fantastic way to serve a dish like this! Thanks for the inspiration. Also, thanks for sharing for the Home Matters Link party

  4. I absolutely love a Caprese salad, but a soup, I’ve never thought of making a soup of it! Ingenious, I will have to try this! Thank you fro sharing! #MerryMonday