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Microwave Cooked Hamburger And Bean Soup

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Ingredients
  Frozen cut green beans 10 Ounce (1 packet)
  Frozen cut wax beans 10 Ounce (1 packet)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Celery 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs), chopped
  Onion 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs), chopped
  Hot water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Mushrooms 1 Can (10 oz), drained
  Whole tomatoes 1 Can (10 oz)
  Worcestershire sauce 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Instant beef bouillon granules 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Parsley flakes 1 Teaspoon
  Oregano leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Thyme leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) Into a 2-quart casserole, add in the beans with water.
2) Cover the casserole and microwave for about 11 minutes on HIGH. Stir once halfway in between the cooking time.
3) When the beans have turned tender, drain. Keep aside.
4) In a 5-quart microwavable casserole, add in the ground beef, celery and onion. Mix and microwave for about 6 minutes.
5) When the meat loses its raw colour, after about 3 minutes, stir to break up the meat.
6) Drain the fat collected, reserving 3 tablespoons.
7) Into the casserole with the beef mixture add in the drained beans, hot water, mushrooms, tomatoes, worcestershire sauce, bouillon granules, salt, parsley flakes, oregano, thyme, garlic powder and pepper. Mix and cover the casserole.
8) Cook on HIGH for about 20 minutes. The flavours of all the ingredients must blend together well. Stir the mixture in between about 2 to 3 times.
9) Let the mixture rest for 5 minutes before serving.

SERVING
10) Serve the Hamburger and Bean Soup garnished with a sprig of parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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