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Microwave Mac and Cheese with Philly Meatballs
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5 from 4 votes

Microwave Philly Mac and Cheese

Microwave Philly Cheesesteak Mac and Cheese is the combo of your dreams with homemade cheese sauce, frozen meatballs and veggies.
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Microwave Philly Mac and Cheese
Servings: 2 Servings
Calories: 342kcal
Author: Dorm Room Cook Staff


  • 1/2 cup dried elbow macaroni
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt , or one packet
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup cheddar shredded,
  • 2 frozen beef meatballs
  • 1 tablespoon frozen onion bell pepper mix , optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper , or one packet
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 slice American Cheese


  • Mix pasta, water, and salt in a deep cereal bowl.
  • Microwave for 2 minutes.
  • Mix well and microwave for 2 more minutes (Check if it boils - if it boils over stop microwave immediately to stir)
  • Check to make sure there is enough water, add 1/4 cup water if it is dry.
  • Mix again and microwave another 2 minutes
  • Check for doneness here, microwave one more time if needed.
  • Add in the milk, cheddar cheese, meatballs, onion bell pepper mixture, and black pepper, stirring well.
  • Microwave for 1 minute until melted
  • If the cheese doesn’t melt all the way, you can microwave for 45 seconds stir again.
  • Top with American cheese and stir before serving.


Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 697mg | Potassium: 210mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 577IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 355mg | Iron: 1mg