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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4
Servings
666
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

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.

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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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
31g
48%
Sugar
5g
N/A
Saturated Fat
11g
54%
Cholesterol
148mg
49%
Protein
34g
69%
Carbs
60g
20%
Vitamin A
70µg
8%
Vitamin B12
3µg
49%
Vitamin B6
0.7mg
35.9%
Vitamin C
17mg
29%
Vitamin D
0.5µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
0.8mg
4.1%
Vitamin K
30µg
38%
Calcium
147mg
15%
Fiber
6g
25%
Folate (food)
55µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
113µg
28%
Folic acid
34µg
N/A
Iron
6mg
33%
Magnesium
74mg
18%
Monounsaturated
12g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
10mg
52%
Phosphorus
391mg
56%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
881mg
25%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.5mg
30.5%
Sodium
2733mg
100%
Thiamin (B1)
0.6mg
37.5%
Trans
1g
N/A
Zinc
7mg
44%