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Beef Stew

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1 1/2 lb. boneless lean beef chuck steak, cut into 1/2″ cubes1/4 C. all-purpose flour2 tsp. salt1/4 tsp. pepper2 1/2 C. hot water3 med. potatoes, cut into 1/2″ cubes2 med. carrots, thinly sliced1 stalk celery, cut into 1/4″ slices1/4 C. catsup1 tsp. brown bouquet sauce1 clove garlic, minced2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour1/2 C. cold water1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen green peas, thawed & drained


1. Stir beef, 1/4 cup flour, the salt and pepper in 3 quart casserole until beef is coated. Add 2 1/2 cups water, the potatoes, carrots, celery, catsup, bouquet sauce and garliC. 2. Microwave, covered, at high (100%) 5 minutes. Reduce power to medium (50%). Microwave until beef is tender, 40 minutes to 1 hour, stirring once or twice during cooking. 3. Mix 2 tablespoons flour and 1/2 cup cold water until smooth. Stir flour mixture and peas into stew; cover. Microwave at medium (50%) until mixture thickens slightly and peas are tender, 10-15 minutes. Serve with rice or noodles, if desired.