Fruity curried 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.

2 large onions
2 t curry powder
2 T butter
1 large apple
500g mince
1 clove garlic, crushed
3 T flour
1 c beef stock
1/2 c crushed pineapple with juice
2 T lemon juice
1/2 t salt
pepper to taste
2 t liquid gravy browning
1/2 c sultanas
1 T brown sugar

1. Dice onions. Combine with curry powder and butter in a medium-sized dish. Micro-cook, uncovered, high power, 5 minutes.
2. Peel, core and dice apple. Add to casserole with the mince and garlic. Micro-cook, uncovered, high power, 3 minutes. Break up mince once during cooking.
3. Add flour, beef stock, crushed pineapple, lemon, salt, pepper, gravy browning, sultanas and brown sugar. Mix well, breaking up mince.
4. Micro-cook, covered, high power, 10 minutes., stirring once during cooking. Stand covered 5-10 minutes. Serve hot on a bed of rice.

Source: NZ Microwave Cookbook, page 24