The magical slow cooker
Slow Cooker Hearty Italian Beef Soup has tender beef, white beans, and vegetable in a tomato-based soup.
Prep Time: 25 MINS
– 2 lbs. beef stew meat cubed – 2 Tbsp. cooking oil – 1/2 cup White Onion diced – 1 cup Carrots diced – 1 cup Celery diced – 29 oz. Italian seasoned diced tomatoes – 15 oz. great northern beans, drained – 30 oz. beef broth – 8 oz. can tomato paste
Cook Time: 9 HRS
Set a skillet over medium high heat. Add enough cooking oil to coat the bottom of the pan. Brown the stew meat on all sides
Add meat to slow cooker. Add the carrots, onion, celery, diced tomatoes, beans, beef broth, tomato paste, salt, pepper, onion powder and oregano, stir.
Cover and cook on LOW for 9 hours without opening the lid during the cooking time.
Serve topped with parmesan cheese and with french bread for dipping.