Microwave Cooking for One by Marie T Smith

Table of Contents and Sample Recipes

Microwave Beef

Below the list of recipes contained in the Beef chapter of Microwave Cooking for One, is one recipe for you to enjoy. Take some time and explore the other chapters. Once you've tried a few of the recipes, you'll want the entire collection!

  • Chili
  • Ground Beef Goulash
  • Ground Beef Drambuie
  • Beef and Beans
  • Corned Beef and Cabbage
  • Stuffed Cabbage
  • Stuffed Green Pepper
  • Meatloaf
  • Eggless Meatloaf
  • Gourmet Meatloaf
  • Tomato Sauce Meatloaf
  • Swedish Meatloaf
  • Salisbury Steak and Gravy
  • Easy Basic Roast
  • Rib Roast
  • Roast with Mushrooms
  • Buttermilk Pot Roast
  • Steak
  • Steak and Mushrooms
  • Steak and Onions
  • Italian Steak
  • Leftover Meat Stew
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Leftover Meat Stew

2 oz. carrots, cut into ¼-inch slices

¼ cup water

2-oz. baking potato, cut into ½-inch cubes

Put carrots and water into Cook 'N' Pour Pan. Cover with lid. Cook 2:00 minutes (_____) at 100% power. Add potato and replace lid. Cook 3:00 minutes (_____) at 100% power.

2 oz. cooked meat (steak left over from a restaurant meal will do)

1/3 cup water or leftover gravy

½ beef bouillon cube

1/16 tsp. salt

1 tsp. all-purpose flour

Cut meat into ½-inch cubes and add to pan. Add water, bouillon, salt and flour to pan and mix well. Replace lid. Cook 1:00 minute (_____) at 100% power.

1 oz. (¼ cup) fresh or frozen peas

Stir in peas and replace lid. Cook 1:00 minute (_____) at 100% power. Let stand 2 minutes. Pour into soup bowl and stir.

NOTE: Cooking times are for a 700-watt oven. For best results with this and any other microwave recipe, please be sure to go to the Timing Section of Microwaving Tips for a complete explanation of timing in the microwave.

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