Microwaved Beef Stew With Tomato Paste Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time52 Min
Ready In57 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Boneless chuck steak2 1⁄2 Pound
 Oil3 Tablespoon
 Onion1 , finely chopped
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
 Carrots2 , diced
 Celery stalks2 , sliced
 Flour2 Tablespoon
 Beef broth1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Tomato paste2 Teaspoon
 Thyme1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Bay leaf1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 396 Calories from Fat 252

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.6%

Saturated Fat 9.6 g47.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 93.8 mg

Sodium 404.9 mg16.9%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.5%

Sugars 1.8 g

Protein 24 g47.8%

Vitamin A 52.7% Vitamin C 5.8%

Calcium 2% Iron 9.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Remove the edges from the beef meat and cut down to the desired size of 1-inch cubes.
2) Fry the cubes in hot oil till brown. Keep aside.
3) In the same oil, cook the onion, garlic, carrots, and celery for 2 minutes.
4) Add some flour and ½ cup of beef broth and mix well. Keep the mixture aside.

5) Take a 2-quart glass or ceramic casserole and add the browned cubes along with the above mixture.
6) Also add the leftover broth and required seasonings.
7) Cover the casserole with lid and cook on low heat in the microwave for 50 minutes.
8) Bring the mixture to the room temperature and refrigerate overnight.
9) Remove the vessel. Set the microwave to “Reheat Mode” and reheat for about 10 minutes.
10) After an interval of 5 minutes, rotate the dish and mix the stew well once.

11) Remove the bay leaf before serving. Serve hot.