*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Italian Beef Stew
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Crockpot                         Stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2 1/2  pounds        Beef stew meat
    1                    (cut into one inch cubes
    4                    Carrots
                         (cut into 1/2 inch pieces
    1      large         Onion
                         ( thinly slice-separate in rings.
    1      can           Whole tomatoes -- cut up
                         -- (28 oz)
    2      cups          Water
    1      teaspoon      Salt
    1 1/2  teaspoons     Italian seasoning
    2      teaspoons     Instant beef bouillon
    1      cup           Uncooked mastaccioli
                         OR other macaroni
 
      Brown meat in slow cooker ( or in skillet is easier) 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. Source:  West Bend Slow Cooking for Fast Meals.
  
 
 
 
 
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