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Quick Chicken Fajitas

In a rush? These quick chicken fajitas come together quickly in the microwave.  

Easy No-Stir Risotto

Enjoy your risotto 3 different ways - original or with add-ins!

Chicken Parmesan Soup

Give this soup some crunch with homemade croutons made in the microwave!

Twenty-Minute Barbecue Ribs

Our Deep Covered Baker allows you to prepare barbecue ribs in the microwave. Finish by grilling them indoors for great smoky flavor.

Thirty-Minute Chicken

Our Deep Covered Baker and a flavorful seasoning mixture make this chicken easy and irresistible. This quick microwave method is a real time-saver, perfect for a weeknight meal or when a recipe calls for cooked chicken.

Summertime Spaghetti

Light and delicious spaghetti made in the microwave!  

South-Of-The-Border Meat Loaf

Nobody will believe that this delicious meat loaf came out of the microwave! Tortilla chip crumbs and a poblano pepper add moisture.

Microwave White Chicken Chili

Three whole heads of garlic may seem like a lot, but “roasting” them in the microwave lends a mild, mellow taste to this chili.

Mexican Chicken “Lasagna”

A fun twist on lasagna starts with enchilada sauce and corn tortillas to create a quick microwave casserole.

Loaded Baked Potato Chowder

Thick and satisfying, there's nothing like a hearty chowder to warm up the family.

Grilled Chicken Penne al Fresco

Preparing a tomato-garlic sauce from scratch in the microwave will fill your kitchen with the aromas of an upscale Italian restaurant.

Green, White & Red Lasagna

The Italian flag never tasted so good! A traditional Italian dish gets a new look with slices of polenta instead of lasagna noodles.

Curried Chicken Noodle Soup

This family-pleasing soup proves that our Indian Mild Curry Rub is a tasty way to add flavor to classic recipes.

Creamy Lemon-Pesto Chicken & Linguine

A rich, creamy sauce tops chicken and linguine to create a restaurant-style meal at home.

Creamy Broccoli & Sun-Dried Tomato Orzotto

This quick-cooking “risotto” gets a burst of color from broccoli and sun-dried tomatoes.

Chipotle Chili Cornbread Bake

Two family favorites, chili and cornbread, come together in this microwaveable one-dish meal.

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