Quick Beef Stew
Quick and easy micro-cooked beef stew.
1 pound stew beef, diced
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
4 carrots, sliced
3 potatoes, peeled and sliced
1 cup sliced celery
1 package dry onion soup mix
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 1/2 cups water
- In a skillet, cook diced stew beef in oil, until browned.
- Combine the stew meat, in a microwave-safe dish, with 4 sliced carrots, sliced potatoes, sliced celery, dry onion soup mix, flour, and 2 1/2 cups water. Cover and micro-cook on HIGH to boiling, about 10 to 12 minutes; stir.
- Cover and let stand 5 minutes, then micro-cook until the vegetables are tender, about 10 to 12 minutes more, stirring every 5 minutes.
Makes 4 servings.