Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Grandma Ruth's Minestrone

1 pound ground beef
1 can kidney beans
2 cans mixed vegetables ~ drained
2 cans ( 8oz. each) tomato sauce
1 can diced tomatoes, drained
1/4 head shredded cabbage
1 cup chopped onions
1cup chopped celery
1/2 c. chopped fresh parsley
1 tbs. dried basil
1 tbs. Italian seasoning  ( dressing mix)
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp black pepper
1 c. cooked macaroni

Cook ground beef, cook completely, making sure not to leave any pink. Place ground beef in Crock Pot
Combine all ingredients except the macaroni. Stir all ingredients to blend. Cover and cook in Crock Pot on low 6 hours or high 4 hours. Stir in macaroni, Cover and cook on high for 1 hour.

Note: you can boil the macaroni until tender, and add to the pot just before serving.

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