Hurry-Up Beef & Mixed Vegetable Supper

  • 1 pound beef cubed steaks
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (10 ounces) or  2 cups frozen mixed vegetables
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) mushroom gravy
  • 4 cornbread squares or split corn muffins

Cut beef steaks lengthwise into 1 inch wide strips, then crosswise into 1 inch pieces.

In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot.  Add beef and garlic.  Cook and stir 5 to 6 minutes or until hot.  Add beef and garlic.  Do not overcook.  Season with salt and pepper.

Meanwhile place vegetables in 2 quart microwave safe dish.  Cover and microwave on HIGH 4 minutes;  drain.

Add vegetables and gravy to beef.  Cook over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes or until just heated through.  Serve over cornbread.

Total preparation and cooking time:  15 minutes

Prepared by Cookie Hauser of the La. Beef Industry