*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
                  Roast Beef With Gravy (Microwave Method)
 Recipe By     : Cynthia Ewer
 Serving Size  : 3    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beef                             Freezer Meals
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      pounds        beef roast -- (3 to 5 lb)
    2      tablespoons   cornstarch
      1/4  cup           cold water
    1      can           beef broth -- (or use potato
                         -- water)
 Choose roast that is round, tender, and regularly shaped. Place roast on microw
 ave roasting rack with fat side down; brush with Kitchen Bouquet if desired. If
  3 pounds or less, microwave on High 8 minutes; if over 3 pounds, microwave on 
 High 10 minutes. Remove from oven; turn roast fat side up and insert microwave 
 meat thermometer. Cook on 40 % power (low to medium-low) until thermometer reac
 hes desired temperature: Rare: 120 Medium Rare: 125 Medium: 135 Well-done: 150.
  Remove roast from oven; place on pla
 tter and wrap tightly in aluminum foil.
 Allow to stand 15 minutes (IMPORTANT! Meat will continue to cook during standin
 g time; do NOT omit this step!). To make gravy, pour meat juices from roasting 
 rack into saucepan. Using broth or potato water, rinse roasting rack into sauce
 pan, scraping to remove browned bits. Add broth or potato water until the liqui
 d in the saucepan equals 2 cups. Bring to boil; thicken with mixture of cornsta
 rch and water. Season to taste. Package leftovers according to directions for F
 rench Dip Sandwiches. Serving Ideas :
  Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Buttermilk Bread
 NOTES : Use leftovers for French Dip Sandwiches.
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