*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                    Microwave New England Boiled Dinner
 
 Recipe By     : Jo Anne Merrill
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :2:00
 Categories    : Microwave
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    3 1/2  pounds        corned beef brisket
    1                    Bermuda onion -- thinly sliced
    2                    garlic cloves -- minced
    2                    bay leaves
                         black pepper -- to taste
    3                    potatoes -- sliced
    4                    carrots -- sliced
    1                    cabbage head
                         Hungarian paprika -- optional
 
      1. Place the brisket in a 3-quart casserole dish; add 3 cups water. 
 Lay slices of onion over top; add garlic, bay leaves and black pepper. 
 Cover and microwave on high power for 10 minutes.
      2. Turn brisket over and cover again. Microwave on low for 70-80 
 minutes, turning meat every 25 minutes.
      3. Add sliced potatoes and carrots to broth. Cut cabbage into 6 
 wedges and arrange in a circular design on top of meat. Add a dusting of 
 Hungarian paprika to potatoes and cabbage if you prefer.
      4. Cover and cook at high temperature for 25-30 minutes, rearranging 
 vegetables after 15 minutes. Vegetables should be tender when done. 
 Discard bay leaves and let stand a few minutes before serving.
 
 
 
 
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 Serving Ideas : Crusty bread and fresh fruit complete this meal.