*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             ITALIAN BEEF STEW
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Crockpot                         Italian
                 Meats                            Pasta
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2 1/2   lb           Beef stew meat, cut into
                         -1 inch cubes
    4                    Carrots, cut into 1/2 inch
                         -pieces
    1       lg           Onion, thinly siced and
                         -separated into rings.
    1       cn           Whole tomatoes, cut up
                         -(28 oz)
    2       c            Water
    1       t            Salt
    1 1/2   ts           Italian seasoning
    2       ts           Instant beef bouillon
    1       c            Uncooked mastaccioli or
                         -other macaroni.
 
   Brown meat in slow cooker on top of range or skillet
   on medium heat. Transfer pot to base or meat to slow
   cooker. Add remaining ingredients except pasta to
   cooking pot. Stir to combine. Cover and cook at
   Setting #3 for West Bend or low in others for 7 - 9
   hours OR at #5 or high for 3 - 4 hours.  Increase heat
   to high (#5). Add pasta and stir to blend. Cover and
   continue cooking for 30 minutes until pasta is done.
  
 
 
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