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       Title: MICROWAVE ITALIAN-STYLE POT ROAST
  Categories: Meats
       Yield: 8 servings
  
       3 lb Beef chuck pot roast, cut
            2 inches thick
       1 tb Worcestershire Sauce
       1 ts Instant beef bouillon-
            -granules
     1/2 ts Sugar
     1/2 ts Dried oregano, crushed
       1    Garlic clove, minced
       3 md Potatoes, peeled and cut-
            - into 1-inch cubes
       3 md Carrots, cut into julienne-
            -strips
       3    Celery stalks, cut into 2-
            -inch pieces
       2 md Onions, quartered
       8 oz Can of Tomato Sauce
     1/4 c  Flour
       4 oz Can of Mushrooms, drained
  
   1. Trim excess fat from pot roast.  In a 3-quart casserole stir
   together Worchestershire sauce, beef bouillon granules, sugar,
   oregano, garlic, 1/2 cup water, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon
   pepper.
   
   2. Add pot roast to mixture in casserole.  Cook, covered, on 100%
   power (high) about 5 minutes or till the liquid is boiling.  Cook
   covered, on 50% power (medium) for 35 minutes more.
   
   3. Turn pot roast over.  Add potatoes, carrots, celery, and onions.
    Cook meat and vegetables, covered, on medium for 25 to 40 minutes or
   till meat and vegetables are tender, spooning liquid over the meat and
   vegetables once or twice during cooking.
   
   4. Transfer meat and vegetables to a serving platter, reserving the
   liquid in the casserole.
   
   5. For gravy, skim fat from the reserved liquid.  Stir together tomato
   sauce and flour.  Stir tomato mixture and mushroom into the liquid in
   the casserole.  Cook uncovered, on high for 5 to 10 minutes or till
   thickened and bubbly, stirring each minute till the mixture starts to
   thicken, then stirring every 30 seconds.  Cook, uncovered, on high
   for 30 seconds more.
   
   6. Serve gravy with meat and vegetables.
   
   Makes 8 servings
   
   Source: Better Homes and Gardens Microwave Cooking Card Library
   
   Typed for you by Lois Flack, CYBEREALM BBS, Watertown, NY.
                         Nutritional Analysis
   
    Calories.................249     Protein..................30 g
   Carbohydrates.............18 g   Fat.......................6 g
   Sodium...................491 mg  Potassium...............720 mg
   Protein.....(% U.S. RDA)..45     Vitamin A.(% U.S. RDA)..158 Vitamin
   C...(% U.S. RDA)..18     Thiamine..(% U.S. RDA)...10 Riboflavin..(%
   U.S. RDA)..16 Niacin....(% U.S. RDA)...28 Calcium.....(% U.S.
   RDA)...5 Iron......(% U.S. RDA)...33
  
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