Beef And Vegetable Stew
|Bacon slices||3 , diced|
|Onion||1 Small, sliced|
|Water||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Dry onion soup mix||1 3⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)|
|Boneless beef chuck||2 Pound, cut into 1/2 inch cubes|
|Small fresh mushrooms||1⁄2 Pound, sliced|
|Potato||1 Large, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes|
|Celery||1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced 1/2 inch thick|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Frozen cut green beans||10 Ounce, thawed (1 Package)|
|Frozen baby carrots||10 Ounce, thawed (1 Package)|
In 3-quart casserole, place bacon and onion.
Micrcfwave at HIGH (10) 7 to 9 minutes; stir after 3 minutes.
Add 1 1/2 cups water, onion soup mix, thyme, salt, oregano and pepper.
Add meat; stir well.
Microwave at MEDIUM HIGH (7) 30 minutes; stir after 15 minutes.
Add mushrooms, potato and celery.
Microwave at MEDIUM HIGH (7) 30 minutes until meat and vegetables are tender, stirring every 10 minutes.
In 2-cup measure, combine cornstarch with 1/2 cup water, stirring to blend well.
Add cornstarch mixture, green beans and carrots to stew; stir until blended.
Microwave at HIGH (10) 7 to 10 minutes; stir after 3 minutes.