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Friday, October 26 2012

Convenience foods are perfect for quick dinners. Refrigerated cooked roast beef and cooked mashed potatoes make this home-style dinner doable in 20 minutes.


Roast Beef With Potatoes And Carrots
Recipe from 
Servings: Makes 6 servings.
Prep Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
       fully cooked refrigerated packaged roast beef (about 2 pounds)
     cup  orange juice
     package  (1 pound) baby carrots
    1/2  teaspoon  ground ginger
     tablespoon  cornstarch
     tablespoon  dark-brown sugar
     package  (2 pounds) fully cooked mashed potatoes
    1/4  cup  sour cream
     tablespoons  snipped fresh chives
        Pinch ground nutmeg
Heat beef in bag in boiling water or microwave following package directions, 7 minutes. Keep the beef warm.
In medium-size saucepan, combine 3/4 cup orange juice, the baby carrots and ginger. Bring to a boil; cover and cook for 6 minutes.
In small bowl, whisk together the remaining 1/4 cup orange juice, the cornstarch and brown sugar until the mixture is well blended.
While carrots are cooking, heat mashed potatoes in a microwave oven following the package directions. Once the potatoes are heated through, stir in the sour cream, chives and nutmeg. Cover and keep warm.
When carrots are crisp-tender, stir in cornstarch mixture; cook until thickened and carrots are tender, about 2 minutes.
To serve: Carefully slice beef; reserve any juices. Serve beef with mashed potatoes, glazed carrots and reserved juices. Makes 6 servings.
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 427, Total Fat 14 g, Saturated Fat 7 g, Cholesterol 101 mg, Sodium 1085 mg, Carbohydrate 47 g, Fiber 5 g, Protein 30 g. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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