Preparation / Directions:
Mix ground beet, onion, green pepper and celery in a 2 quart casserole. Microwave at high (100%) 5 minutes. Stir to break up beef. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste. Microwave at high (100%) 8 to 9 minutes, stirring once to break up beef. Drain. Mix together the catsup, mustard, vinegar, salt, pepper, paprika, cumin and chili powder. Stir into beef mixture. Microwave at high (100%) 6 to 8 minutes, stirring after half the cooking time. Reduce power to medium high (70%), and microwave, uncovered, until sauce thickens, 15 minutes. Serve by spooning over hamburger bun halves. Makes 8 servings.