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Italian Meatball Stew

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Ingredients
  Extra lean ground beef 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Fine dry bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , slightly beaten
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Tomato paste 6 Ounce (1 Can)
  Beef broth 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Seasoned salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Dried basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Frozen italian style vegetables 16 Ounce, cooked, drained (1 Package)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a large bowl, add the beef with bread crumbs, eggs, milk, cheese, salt, pepper and garlic; mix well and shape into 2" balls, place in bottom of the slow cooker.
2) In a bowl, mix the tomato paste, broth, seasoned salt, oregano and basil, pour the mixture over the meat; cook covered on LOW for about 4 1/2- 5 hrs.
3) Stir in the cooked vegetables; cook covered on HIGH for about 10-15 min or until heated.

SERVING
4) Serve immediately .

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Ingredient: 
Beef
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
300 Minutes
Ready In: 
330 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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