recipes

Find some recipe ideas for your Swivlit below, click the links to take you down to the full recipe.

Remember that these are suggestions and can be adapted or be used as a guideline.

*Please note that you must remove the lid of your Swivlit before microwaving. Please also ensure that you stir the contents of your Swivlit at least every thirty seconds during microwaving. Failure to do so will cause a build up in pressure which could cause injury*​​

 

Spiced Apple Porridge

from the Spoonful of Happy Recipe collaboration

Ingredients

• 40g oats

• 1 tsp cinnamon

• 1 apple, grated

• 1/2 tsp vanilla paste

• 200ml dairy or plant-based milk

 

Method

1. Place the oats, cinnamon, apple and vanilla paste into your Swivlit, then pour over the milk. Stir to combine.

2. Microwave with the lid off for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.

3. Stir again, then add the lid and leave for 1 hour.

4. When ready to eat, remove the lid and stir to combine. Top with nut butter and chopped walnuts. 

Spiced Apple Porridge
 

Red Thai Pumpkin Soup

from the Spoonful of Happy Recipe collaboration

Ingredients

• 1 tbsp red Thai curry paste
• 1/4 onion (about 30g) finely sliced
• 100g pumpkin or butternut squash, cut into small chunks
• 150ml vegetable stock
• 75ml coconut milk
• 1 tbsp lime juice
• 1/4 red chilli, finely chopped – optional

 

Method

1. Place the red Thai curry paste, onion, pumpkin, stock and coconut milk in your Swivlit and stir to combine. Microwave (without lid) for 2-3 minutes, stirring half way.
2. Add in the lime juice and the chilli (if using) then stir again. Add the lid and leave for 3+ hours. 

Red Thai Pumpkin Soup
 
Spring Risotto

Swivlit Spring Risotto

from the Spoonful of Happy Recipe collaboration

Ingredients

• 50g Arborio risotto rice

• 1/2 tsp dried thyme

• Pinch of salt and pepper

• 1 spring onion, finely sliced

• 1/2 tsp garlic paste (or 1 small garlic clove, crushed)

• 250ml chicken or vegetable stock

• 10g butter

• 10g parmesan

• 50g frozen peas

• 1 tsp lemon juice

• 25g spinach (or kale), shredded

 

Method

1. Put the rice, garlic, thyme, spring onion and salt and pepper in your Swivlit. Add the stock and stir.

2. Microwave on high with the lid off for 1 and a half minutes, stirring frequently. Remove and stir.

3. Add the butter, parmesan, peas and lemon juice. Add the spinach and press down with a spoon to cover with the stock. You can add a little more water here if needed. 

4. Microwave on high with the lid off for a further 30 seconds. Remove, add the lid and leave for 2+ hours.

 

Swivlit Biryani

from the Spoonful of Happy Recipe collaboration

Ingredients

• 60g basmati rice, rinsed 
• 1/2 tsp turmeric
• 1/2 tsp chilli powder
• 1 tsp garam masala
• 2 crushed cardamom pods
• Pinch cinnamon
• Pinch salt
• 1 heaped tsp butter, melted
• 1 small curry leaf 
• 25g frozen peas
• 15g flaked almonds 
• 140ml stock
• 2 tbsp water 

 

Method

1. Place the rice in your Swivlit. Add the spices, salt and melted butter and stir to combine.
2. Pour over the stock, add the curry leaf and microwave for 2-3 minutes (without lid) until bubbling – watch carefully and stir often.
3. Add the peas and the flaked almonds and stir again to combine. Add a couple of tbsp water if needed and stir once more.
4. Microwave for a further 30 seconds (without lid), then cover with the lid and leave for 3+ hours, or until ready to eat.

Swivlit Biryani
 

Swivlit Tomato & Basil Orzo

from the Spoonful of Happy Recipe collaboration

Ingredients

• 150g cherry tomatoes, chopped
• 1 heaped tsp tomato puree
• Pinch of salt and pepper
• 150ml vegetable stock
• 60g orzo, or other small grain pasta, like peperini (used in the video)

• 1 tbsp olive oil

• 5g fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped  

 

Method

1. Place the cherry tomatoes, tomato puree, salt and pepper and 50ml vegetable stock in your Swivlit. Stir to combine, then microwave without the lid for 2 minutes, watching carefully.
2. Add the orzo (or other pasta grain), olive oil and remaining stock, then stir to combine.
3. Then add the basil leaves, stirring once more until mixed in. Microwave without the lid for a further 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, then add the lid and leave for 1+ hour, or until the pasta is cooked.

Tomato & Basil Orzo
 

Swivlit Panzanella Salad

from the Spoonful of Happy Recipe collaboration

Ingredients

  • 8-10 tomatoes, halved

  • 1 small plum, cut into thin wedges

  • 40g chickpeas

  • 3cm wedge of onion, finely sliced

  • Small handful of basil, chopped

  • 1 small slice of bread, ripped into small pieces

  • 1 garlic clove, chopped

  • 1 tsp lemon juice

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • Pinch of salt and pepper

 

Method

1. Add the tomatoes, plum, chickpeas, onion and basil to your Swivlit. Shake or stir to combine.

2. Pop the garlic, lemon juice, olive oil and salt and pepper in a jar, add the lid and shake to combine.

3. Press the salad down inside your Swivlit to create space at the top, then add the bread. Cover with the dressing – it will continue to soak into the bread and coat the salad underneath.

4. Place in the fridge for 1 hour (or overnight if preparing for the following day). When you’re ready to eat, shake again or stir to combine.

Panzanella Salad
 

Swivlit Apple and Raspberry Crumble

from the Spoonful of Happy Recipe collaboration

Ingredients

• 1 large apple, cut into 1cm pieces

• 100g frozen raspberries

• 1 tsp and 1 tbsp brown sugar

• 20g oats

• 20g walnuts, chopped

• 1 tbsp plain flour

• 1 tbsp butter

 

Method

1. Pop the apple and raspberries in your Swivlit and microwave with the lid off for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain a little of the liquid if needed, then stir in 1 tsp brown sugar.

2. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a small microwaveable bowl, then stir in the oats, chopped walnuts, flour and remaining 1 tbsp brown sugar. Mix together until fully combined and crumbly.

3. Pop the mix on top of the fruit in your Swivlit and microwave with the lid off for a further 30 seconds. Watch it carefully to ensure it doesn’t bubble over.

4. Add the lid and leave for 1+ hours.

Apple & Raspberry Crumble
 

Red Thai Salmon Noodle Bowl

from the Spoonful of Happy Recipe collaboration

Ingredients

• 1 heaped tsp red Thai paste

• 1 tsp soy sauce

• 1/2 tsp fish sauce

• 50g noodles (half rice packet)

• 200-300ml stock

• 60ml coconut milk

• 1 small salmon fillet, cut into smallish chunks

• 1/4 red pepper, finely sliced

• 1/2 spring onion, finely sliced

• Fresh chilli (optional)

• 1/2 pak choi, chopped

 

To serve: lime, peanuts and coriander

 

Method

1. Mix the red Thai paste, soy sauce and fish sauce together and set aside.

2. Break the noodles in half and pop them in the Swivlit, along with 200ml stock, the coconut milk and salmon. Pop in the microwave (WITHOUT THE LID) for 2-3 minutes until the noodles have softened.

3. Add the red Thai mix to the Swivlit and stir to combine. Add the pak choi, red pepper, spring onion and chilli (if using) and press down with a spoon to ensure everything is covered. Add a little more stock here if needed.

4. Pop on the lid and leave for 2+ hours, or until ready to eat. Top with a squeeze of lime juice, some peanuts and a sprinkle of coriander to serve.

Vegan Ramen and Rice Noodles

from the Spoonful of Happy Recipe collaboration
Ingredients

  • 1 large garlic clove, sliced

  • Thumb of ginger, peeled and sliced

  • 2-3 pieces of fresh chilli (optional)

  • 50g rice noodles

  • 250-300ml vegetable stock

  • 1 tsp soy sauce

  • 1 tsp sesame, rapeseed or avocado oil

  • 1/2 tsp miso paste

  • 1/2 pak or bok choi, roughly chopped (or one small)

  • 1/2 small carrot, cut into matchsticks

  • 1 small spring onion, finely chopped


To serve

  • Fresh chilli, finely sliced

  • Fresh coriander, chopped

  • Spring onion, finely chopped

 

Method
1. Put the garlic, ginger and chilli (if using) into your Swivlit. These are intended for flavour alone so can be removed when served.
2. Break the noodles in half if necessary and add to your Swivlit, then pour in the vegetable stock. Microwave 
(WITHOUT THE LID) for 2-3 minutes, or until the noodles are soft, adding a little more stock as they cook if needed.
3. Meanwhile, mix the soy sauce, oil and miso paste together. Once the noodles are cooked, add the soy sauce mix to your Swivlit and stir to combine.
4. Add the pak or bok choi, carrot and spring onions and press down with a spoon until covered by the stock. Put the lid on your Swivlit and leave for 2+ hours.

5. Your Swivlit will continue to cook the ramen and keep it warm until lunchtime.

6. Top with fresh chilli, coriander and extra spring onion if desired.

 

Swivlit Lemon Cake

from the Spoonful of Happy Recipe collaboration

Ingredients

• 50g softened butter

• 50g caster sugar

• 1 egg, whisked

• 50g self raising flour

• 1/2 tsp vanilla essence

• Zest of 1 small lemon

• 2 tsp lemon curd

 

Method

1. Lightly grease your Swivlit with a little butter or oil

2. Add the butter, caster sugar and egg to your Swivlit and stir to combine

3. Add the flour and vanilla essence and stir again until a smooth cake batter forms

4. Grate the lemon zest into your Swivlit, then stir once more

5. Microwave without the lid for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the cake rises to the rim of your Swivlit and is spongy to the touch

6. Remove from the microwave and lightly loosen around the edges, before topping with the lemon curd. Either eat immediately, or keep warm in your Swivlit.

Swivlit Lemon Cake

Macaroni & Cheese

Ingredients

  • 60g Macaroni Pasta

  • Handful of chopped cauliflower (optional - reduce amount of macaroni if using)

  • 30g Cheese

  • 250ml Milk

  • 1 tsp Grainy Mustard

  • Seasoning (salt/pepper/paprika)

 

Method

  1. Add Macaroni, Cauliflower, Cheese, Milk (water/milk substitutes will also work), Mustard and Seasoning to your Swivlit. Stir.

  2. Microwave (WITHOUT THE LID) for 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally

  3. Stir, secure lid and leave to slow cook for 1 hour or more

  4. Enjoy up to 5 hours later still warm!

 

Paella

Ingredients

  • 60g rice

  • Handful of frozen peas

  • Handful of chorizo

  • Paprika

  • Chilli

  • Garlic

  • Squeeze of tomato purée

  • 300ml stock

  • Method

  • Microwave (WITHOUT THE LID) for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Pop the lid on and leave for 1+ hours to finish cooking! You can take it with you on the go whilst it cooks!

  • Press the steam release button, take off the lid and enjoy hot up to 5 hours later, wherever you are!

 
 

Ratatouille

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped aubergine

  • 1/4 cup chopped courgette

  • 1/4 cup peppers

  • 227g tin chopped tomato

  • Italian herbs, salt, pepper, chilli

  • 2 tablespoons water (or to fill)

 

Method

  1. Add all ingredients to the Swivlit (add the water at the end to fill almost to the top)

  2. Microwave (WITHOUT THE LID) for 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. Put the lid on and leave for 2+ hours

  4. Stir and enjoy delicious hot ratatouille on the go wherever you are up to 5 hours later

Simple Veggie Rice

Ingredients

  • 60g Rice (brown/white)

  • 250-300ml Vegetable stock

  • Handful Chopped courgette/peppers/other veggies

  • Handful Frozen peas

  • Seasoning (salt, pepper, spices)

  • Feta to serve (optional)

 

Method

  1. Add Rice, Stock, Vegetables and seasoning to to your Swivlit. Stir.

  2. Microwave (WITHOUT THE LID) for 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally

  3. Stir, secure lid and leave to slow cook for 1 hour or more

  4. Enjoy up to 5 hours later still warm!

 
 

Porridge

Ingredients

  • 50g Oats

  • 250-300ml Milk/Water/Milk Alternative

  • Toppings (cinnamon, berries, chia seeds, nut butter etc)

 

Method

  1. Add Oats and Milk/Water to to your Swivlit. Stir.

  2. Microwave (WITHOUT THE LID) for 2-4 minutes, stirring occasionally

  3. Stir, add toppings, secure lid and leave to slow cook for 30 minutes or more

  4. Enjoy up to 5 hours later still warm!

Swivlit Porridge
 

Coconut Red Lentil Dahl

from the Spoonful of Happy Recipe collaboration

Ingredients

  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin

  • 1/4 tsp ground coriander

  • 3 or 4 cardamom pods, crushed

  • 1/2 tsp garam masala

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric

  • Pinch of salt

  • 50g red lentils

  • 150-200ml vegetable stock or water

  • 4 tbsp (60ml) coconut milk

*To serve*

  • Yoghurt

  • Fresh chilli, finely sliced

  • Fresh coriander, finely chopped

Method

  1. Put all the spices into your Swivlit, along with the red lentils and salt. Pop the lid on and shake to combine.

  2. Pour in the coconut milk, followed by enough stock to fill 1/2 of your Swivlit (between 150-200ml) and stir.

  3. Cover and microwave (WITHOUT THE LID) for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally and adding more water if needed. Put the lid on and leave for 2+ hours.

  4. Your Swivlit will continue to cook the dahl and keep it warm until lunchtime.

  5. Top with yoghurt, fresh chilli and coriander if desired.

 

Warm Brussels sprout and lentil salad

from the Spoonful of Happy Recipe collaboration

Ingredients

• 100g Brussels sprouts – 50g shredded, 50g halved

• 70g pre-cooked puy or green lentils

• 2 tbsp pomegranate seeds

• 1 tbsp olive oil

• 1/2 tbsp maple syrup

• 1/2 tbsp red wine vinegar

• 1/2 tsp wholegrain mustard

• Pinch of salt

 

Method

1. Put the halved Brussels sprouts into your Swivlit with 1 tbsp water. Heat in the microwave (WITHOUT THE LID) for 2-3 minutes, or until the sprouts are soft.

2. Meanwhile, mix all the dressing ingredients in a jar and shake until fully combined. Set aside.

3. Add the lentils, shaved Brussels sprouts and pomegranate seeds to your Swivlit and mix. Finally, add the dressing and stir to combine once more.

4. Leave in your Swivlit for 2+ hours, or until ready to eat. The residual heat will soften the shaved Brussels sprouts. 

 

Sprinkle with chopped walnuts.

 

Quinoa, red pepper and black bean chilli
from the Spoonful of Happy Recipe collaboration​
Ingredients
• 40g quinoa, rinsed and drained
• 100g chopped tomatoes
• 200ml stock
• 40g black beans, rinsed and drained
• 40g red pepper, chopped small
• 1/2 tsp chilli powder
• 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
• 1/4 tsp ground cumin
• 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
• Pinch of salt

 
Method
1. Put the quinoa, chopped tomatoes and stock in your Swivlit. Stir to combine, then microwave
(WITHOUT THE LID) for 3 minutes.
2. Add the beans, red pepper and spices and stir again. Pop back in the microwave for a further 2 minutes, adding a little more stock if needed. 
3. Leave for 2+ hours – the quinoa will continue to cook in your Swivlit. 
 
Top with yoghurt and coriander

 

Spicy Red Lentil Soup

Ingredients

50g red lentils (rinsed)
227g tinned tomatoes
150ml vegetable Stock
2 Tbsp Harissa paste
1 tsp of olive oil 
Salt/Pepper to taste
1 tbsp yoghurt (optional)

 

Method
1. Add all ingredients to your Swivlit
2. Microwave for 3 minutes (WITHOUT LID) stirring occasionally (watch closely near the end to avoid splatter!)
3. Replace the lid immediately after microwaving and leave to sit for 1-2 hours or more.
4. When you are ready to eat (it will stay hot up to 5 hours from cooking) press the central pressure release button, remove the lid, stir and enjoy! 

 

Swivlit Super Green Pasta
 

Ingredients

  • 50g pasta (small types such as macaroni work best)

  • 1/4 (60g) courgette, finely chopped

  • 3 tbsp (25g) frozen peas

  • 200ml veg stock

  • 1-2 tbsp green pesto

  • dash of olive oil

  • pinch Salt/Pepper (optional)

  • Tbsp Parmesan (optional)

Method
1. Add all ingredients to your Swivlit
2. Microwave for 4 minutes on medium (WITHOUT LID) stirring occasionally (watch closely near the end to avoid splatter!)
3. Replace the lid immediately after microwaving and leave to sit for 1-2 hours or more.
4. When you are ready to eat (it will stay hot up to 5 hours from cooking) press the central pressure release button, remove the lid, stir and enjoy! 

 

Chickpea and sweet potato curry
 

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup Chickpeas

  • 1/3 cup sweet potato chopped small

  • 2 tbsp edamame beans

  • 2 tbsp diced onions

  • 120 ml coconut milk

  • 100 ml veg stock

  • 1 tsp turmeric

  • 1 tsp cumin

  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander

  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder

  • Pinch Salt/pepper

Method
1. Add all ingredients to your Swivlit
2. Microwave for 4 minutes on medium (WITHOUT LID) stirring occasionally (watch closely near the end to avoid splatter!)
3. Replace the lid immediately after microwaving and leave to sit for 1-2 hours or more.
4. When you are ready to eat (it will stay hot up to 5 hours from cooking) press the central pressure release button, remove the lid, stir and enjoy! 

 

Swivlit Carrot Cake


Ingredients

  • 6 Tbsp buckwheat flour (or any other flour)

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • Pinch of nutmeg

  • 3 Tbsp brown sugar

  • 2 egg whites

  • 4 Tbsp grated carrots

  • 2 Tbsp almond milk (or other milk alternative)

Method

  1. Combine the flour, baking powder, nutmeg and sugar and mix well

  2. Add the egg whites, carrots and almond milk and combine thoroughly (for best results use an electric hand mixer)

  3. Microwave in your Swivlit on medium for approximately 2 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. We recommend checking every 30 seconds that it hasn’t overcooked

  4. Top with your favourite ice cream.

 

Peanut Butter, Sweet Potato & Spinach Curry
from the Spoonful of Happy Recipe collaboration​

Ingredients
• 1 tbsp peanut butter
• ¼ tsp ground coriander
• ¼ tsp paprika
• ¼ tsp ground cumin
• Pinch of chilli flakes
• Pinch of salt
• 2 tbsp chopped tomatoes or passata
• 3 tbsp thick coconut milk
• 150ml stock or water
• 75g sweet potato, chopped into small chunks
• Large handful of spinach


Method
1. Put the peanut butter, spices, chilli flakes and salt into your Swivlit.
2. Add the chopped tomatoes, coconut milk and stock and stir to combine. Add the sweet potato chunks and stir again.
3. Pop in the microwave (without the lid) and cook for 3 minutes, stirring frequently to ensure it doesn’t bubble over.
4. Add the spinach to your Swivlit, stir and pop the lid on. Leave for 2+ hours or until ready to eat.
5. Top with fresh coriander and coconut yoghurt if desired.

Peanut Butter & Sweet Potato Curry
 

Vegan Molten Seed & Bean Chocolate Swivlit Cake

Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 2.5 Tbsp cocoa powder

  • 5 Tbsp plain flour

  • 1.5 tsp baking powder

  • 2.5 Tbsp brown sugar

  • 2.5 Tbsp melted coconut oil

  • 5 Tbsp almond milk

  • 4 squares finely chopped seed and bean (choose any flavour but our favourite is Sicilian Hazelnut!)

Method

  1. Thoroughly mix all the dry ingredients in your Swivlit

  2. Pour in the coconut oil and almond milk and combine thoroughly with the dry ingredients 3. Stir through the Seed and Bean

  3. Microwave on medium power (without the lid) for approximately 90 seconds. We recommend checking every 20-30 seconds that it hasn’t overcooked

Vegan Molten Chocolate Cake
 

Baked Eggs

from the Spoonful of Happy Recipe collaboration​

Ingredients

• 75g chickpeas or beans, rinsed and drained • 30g chorizo, chopped small • 1 roasted red pepper, finely sliced (I used a jar) • 200g chopped tomatoes • 1 tsp tomato puree • 1 tsp smoked paprika • ½ tsp ground cumin • Pinch of salt • 1 egg • Optional: handful of fresh parsley or coriander, chopped • Optional: chilli flakes • Bread to serve

 

Method

1. Place the chickpeas, chorizo, red pepper, chopped tomatoes, tomato puree, spices and salt into the Swivlit and stir to combine.

2. Leaving the lid off, microwave for 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently, until hot through.

3. Remove and stir again, bringing the chickpeas, chorizo and peppers to the surface. Create a well in the centre and pour the egg on top.

4. Microwave for a further 45 seconds, or until the egg whites are starting to colour, then add the lid.

5. Leave for 1+ hours or until ready to eat. The longer you leave it, the firmer the yolk will become.

6. Serve with a handful of chopped parsley, a sprinkle of chilli flakes and some fresh bread.

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