Savoury mince

Note: These recipes use NZ measurements. 1 c = 1 cup = 250 ml. 1 T = 1 tablespoon = 15 ml. 1 D = 2 teaspoons. 1 t = 1 teaspoon = 5ml. If you're in America, you may find you need a little extra baking powder in recipes that use it.

1 stick celery
1 onion
1 t butter
2 carrots
500g mince
37g pkt soup powder
2 T flour
1 c water
1 T Worcester sauce
2 T tomato sauce
1/2 c frozen peas

1. Thinly slice celery and onion. Combine in a medium-sized casserole dish with butter. Micro-cook, uncovered, high power, 4 minutes.
2. Peel and slice carrots. Add to onions and celery with mince. Mix well.
3. Micro-cook, uncovered, high power, 4 minutes,. breaking the mince up once during cooking. Drain off excess fat.
4. Add soup powder, flour, water, Worcestershire and tomato sauces to mince. Stir, breaking up mince. Stir in peas.
5. Micro-cook, covered, high power, 12-14 minutes., breaking up mince once during cooking.

Source: NZ Microwave Cookbook, page 66