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       Title: 20 Minute Hamburger Skillet Stew
  Categories: Ground beef, Stews
       Yield: 4 servings
 -----------------------THE REGISTER-----------------------
     1/4 lb Lean ground beef^
       1 lg Onion, sliced wafer-thin
       4    Carrots, sliced wafer-thin
       2    Potatoes, halved, sliced
       3    Ribs celery, sliced wafer-
       1 c  Boiling water
       2 t  Beef extract OR bouillon
       2    Bay leaves
     1/4 t  Dried thyme
            Salt OR garlic salt
     1/4 c  Dry red wine OR tomato juice
       2 T  All purp flour
 ------------------------PER SERVING------------------------
            Cal 230 with water OR
            240 with broth and wine
   Use melon baller and shape meat into tiny meatballs.
   Brown in skillet. Discard any fat. Stir onion into
   skillet and cook 1 min. Add boiling water or broth and
   extract or bouillon. Add remaining veggies,
   seasonings. Cover, cook over low heat, 15 mins until
   vegs are tender. Combine wine or water and flour in
   covered jar. Shake and stir into skillet. Cook and
   stir until sauce is thick, 4 mins. S: The Slim Gourmet