Chicken & Mushroom Cauliflower Risotto Mug + More Healthy Microwave Meals in Mugs

Jul 7 2022
You can treat yourself to an unbelievably decadent yet unexpectedly healthy meal in minutes, and don't let anyone tell you otherwise! This meal in a mug will turn your whole day around for the better. Feel free to round out any meal in a mug with an easy side dish, like a starter salad.

Hungry Girl's Healthy Chicken & Mushroom Cauli' Risotto Mug Recipe

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Entire recipe: 261 calories, 9.5g total fat (4.5g sat. fat), 640mg sodium, 11g carbs, 4g fiber, 5g sugars, 32.5g protein

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Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes or less


1 cup frozen riced cauliflower

2 tbsp. whipped cream cheese

2 tsp. grated Parmesan cheese, divided

1/4 tsp. garlic powder

1/4 tsp. onion powder

1/8 tsp. salt (truffle salt, if you’ve got it)

1/8 tsp. black pepper

3 oz. cooked and chopped skinless chicken breast

1/4 cup canned sliced mushrooms, drained and rinsed

1 tbsp. chopped scallions


Place cauliflower in a large microwave-safe mug. Cover and microwave for 1 1/2 minutes, or until cauliflower has thawed.

Add cream cheese, 1 tsp. Parm, and seasonings. Mix until uniform.

Add chicken and mushrooms. Mix well. Microwave for 1 minute, or until hot.

Top with scallions and remaining 1 tsp. Parm.


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