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Beef and Broth

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  Beef shank cross cuts 3 Pound
  Hot water 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Carrots 2 Medium, cut into 1 inch pieces
  Celery stalks 2 , cut into 1 inch pieces
  Onion 1 Small, thinly sliced
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Dried bouquet garni seasoning 1 Teaspoon
  Whole peppercorns 8

Combine all ingredients in 5-qt casserole; cover.
Microwave at High 10 minutes.
Reduce power to 50% (Medium).
Microwave 1 to 1 1/4 hours, or until meat is fork tender, turning meat over once.
Let stand 10 minutes.
Remove beef.
Cool broth; skim fat.
Discard vegetables.
Remove bone, fat and gristle from beef; discard.
Cut beef into small pieces.
Wrap, label and freeze no longer than 3 months.
Spoon broth into freezer container.
Label and freeze no longer than 3 months.
To defrost, remove broth from container and place in 2-qt casserole; cover.
Microwave at High 12 to 15 minutes, or until heated, breaking apart and stirring 2 or 3 times.
Unwrap beef and place in small bowl; cover.
Microwave at High 2 to 3 minutes.
Let stand 1 minute.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 571 Calories from Fat 157

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.8%

Saturated Fat 6.3 g31.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 212.9 mg71%

Sodium 992.6 mg41.4%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.5%

Sugars 2.5 g

Protein 92 g184.6%

Vitamin A 83.3% Vitamin C 6.4%

Calcium 2.8% Iron 0.95%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Beef And Broth Recipe