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Microwave Meatball Stew

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microwave meatball stew
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Make this easy meatball stew in your microwave. 

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Ingredients

  • 1 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
Servings4
Calories Per Serving666
Total Fat31g48%
Sugar5gN/A
Saturated11g54%
Cholesterol148mg49%
Protein34g69%
Carbs60g20%
Vitamin A70µg8%
Vitamin B123µg49%
Vitamin B60.7mg35.9%
Vitamin C17mg29%
Vitamin D0.5µg0.1%
Vitamin E0.8mg4.1%
Vitamin K30µg38%
Calcium147mg15%
Fiber6g25%
Folate (food)55µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)113µg28%
Folic acid34µgN/A
Iron6mg33%
Magnesium74mg18%
Monounsaturated12gN/A
Niacin (B3)10mg52%
Phosphorus391mg56%
Polyunsaturated4gN/A
Potassium881mg25%
Riboflavin (B2)0.5mg30.5%
Sodium2733mg100%
Thiamin (B1)0.6mg37.5%
Trans1gN/A
Zinc7mg44%