Monday, March 22, 2010
A ground beef version of the classic dish, this is good served over noodles, rice, or toast. Enjoy with a tossed green salad or vegetables. You may used regular or medium ground beef if you drain off the fat after cooking it with the onions, before adding the remaining ingredients. The recipe is published on page 38 of One-Dish Meals, a 156-page book by Mary Mouzar and Joanne Uhlman. The microwave recipes feature ingredients commonly found in the kitchen and include many classic Nova Scotia favorites.
1/2 cup diced Onion
1 pound lean Ground Beef
1 teaspoon flour
6 oz. can (170 g) sliced mushrooms, drained (optional)
1/4 cup Chili Sauce or Tomato Ketchup
1 1/2 teaspoons Beef Bouillon Granules
1/4 teaspoon each of black pepper, paprika, chili powder, and garlic powder
1/2 cup dairy Sour Cream
Method: In a 1-quart microwave-safe casserole, combine onion and beef. Cover and cook at high power 5 minutes or until no longer pink, stirring once or twice. Add flour. Stir in mushrooms, chili sauce, beef bouillon granules, pepper paprika, chili powder, and garlic powder. Cover and heat at 50 percent power 2 minutes. Stir in sour cream. Heat at 50 percent power 1 minute.
Serve over noodles, rice or toast.
Makes: 4 servings