Ragout Of Beef
|Cubed beef stew meat||2 Pound|
|Potatoes||2 Medium, cubed|
|Carrots||2 Medium, sliced|
|Onions||2 Medium, cut in 6 pieces|
|Canned stewed tomatoes||16 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Strong coffee||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Cold)|
|Pepper||1 1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Canned peas||16 Ounce, undrained (1 Can)|
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), unsifted|
1. Place meat in 3-quart glass casserole. Cover with glass lid or plastic wrap.
2. Microwave on HIGH for about 8 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Stir in remaining ingredients, except peas and flour; recover.
3. Microwave on SIMMER for 45 minutes; stir. Recover and continue cooking on SIMMER for 45
to 50 minutes. Blend juice from peas with flour to make a smooth paste. Stir into meat mixture along with peas; mix well. Recover and continue cooking on SIMMER for 3 to 4 minutes or until hot. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes before serving.