Savory Hamburger Soup
Grab a spoon to eat this quick and easy micro-cooked meal in a bowl. Have lots of bread ready for sopping up the savory juice.
1 carrot, peeled and thinly sliced
2 tablespoons chopped onion
1 tablespoon water
1/2 pound lean ground beef
1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
1 cup water
2 tablespoons red wine
1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese
- In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine carrot, onion and first listed amount of water; cover and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
- Stir in ground beef. Microwave uncovered on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally to break up the meat. Drain off the fat.
- Stir in tomato sauce, remaining water, red wine, sugar, salt, garlic powder and pepper. Microwave uncovered on HIGH for 4 to 5 minutes, or until mixture is thoroughly heated and vegetables are tender.
- Remove from microwave and sprinkle cheddar cheese on top. Serve immediately.
Makes 3 servings.