Microwave Meatball Stew

Microwave Meatball Stew
Staff Writer

Taste of Home

Make this easy meatball stew in your microwave. 

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4
Servings
462
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2  Cup  dry breadcrumbs
  • 1/2  Cup  finely chopped onion
  • 2  Tablespoons  onion soup mix
  • 1  Pound  ground beef
  • One 15-ounce can whole potatoes, drained and quartered
  • 1 1/4  Cup  frozen peas
  • One 10 1/2-ounce can condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • One 10 12-ounce can condensed beef broth, undiluted
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  dried savory
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  dried thyme
  • 2  Tablespoons  cornstarch
  • 2  Tablespoons  water
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  browning sauce, optional

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the egg, breadcrumbs, onion, and soup mix. Crumble beef over mixture; mix well. Shape into 1-1/2-inch balls.

Place in a microwave-safe baking dish. Cover and microwave on high for 3-4 minutes. Turn meatballs and microwave 3-4 minutes longer; drain.

In a large bowl, combine the next 7 ingredients; spoon over meatballs. Cover and cook at 50 percent power for 8-10 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Combine the cornstarch, water, and browning sauce if desired until smooth; gradually stir into the stew. Cover and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly, stirring occasionally.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
22g
31%
Sugar
3g
3%
Saturated Fat
7g
29%
Cholesterol
107mg
36%
Carbohydrate, by difference
28g
22%
Protein
37g
80%
Vitamin A, RAE
42µg
6%
Vitamin B-12
4µg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
9mg
12%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
8µg
9%
Calcium, Ca
89mg
9%
Choline, total
13mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
75µg
19%
Iron, Fe
6mg
33%
Magnesium, Mg
55mg
17%
Niacin
7mg
50%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
363mg
52%
Selenium, Se
26µg
47%
Sodium, Na
458mg
31%
Water
160g
6%
Zinc, Zn
8mg
100%

Microwave Shopping Tip

Choose raw fruits, vegetables, and meats, and unprocessed foods.

Microwave Cooking Tip

Place food in a microwave-safe container before cooking. Aluminum and most plastics will contaminate your food and break the microwave.