Microwaved Beef Bourguignon
|Bacon slices||4 , quartered|
|Lean beef sirloin/Top round steak||2 Pound, cut in 3/4 inch cubes|
|Flour||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Fresh mushrooms||8 Ounce, sliced (1 Package)|
|Onion||1 Medium, sliced|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped|
|Burgundy wine||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Instant beef bouillon||2 Teaspoon|
Place bacon in 2-quart casserole, cover with paper towel.
Microwave 2 minutes on high. (Do not drain).
Coat beef cubes with flour.
Add to bacon and drippings.
Toss to coat with fat.
Sprinkle any remaining flour over meat.
Add mushrooms, onion, garlic, bay leaf, parsley and thyme.
Stir in wine and bouillon.
Microwave 5 minutes on high.
Microwave 30 minutes on medium, or until beef is fork tender, stirring once.
Season with salt and pepper.
Let stand 10 minutes, covered.
Remove bay leaf.