Microwave Meatball Stew

Taste of Home


  • 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

Make this easy meatball stew in your microwave. 

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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.

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