Crockpot Spicy Beef and Pasta - Vegetarian

Amount    

Measure        

Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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1               

pound            

Morning Star Crumbles

1               

medium         

onion -- chopped

2               

cloves            

garlic -- minced

14 1/2      

ounces           

no salt added diced tomatoes

8               

ounces           

no salt added tomato sauce

8               

ounces           

mushrooms -- sliced

6               

ounces           

no salt added tomato paste

4 1/2         

ounces          

black olives -- drained & sliced

10 3/4       

ounces          

low sodium tomato soup -- canned

1           

cup                 

red wine

1                

tablespoon   

A-1 Steak Sauce

1                

teaspoon      

salt

1/4             

teaspoon      

pepper

2                

teaspoons    

Italian seasoning

1                

tablespoon   

chives --  freeze-dried

1/8             

teaspoon      

crushed red pepper

1                

teaspoon      

Dijon mustard

1             

cup

elbow macaroni

1/2             

cup                

mozzarella cheese --  part skim milk

Add all ingredients except macaroni and cheese in a crockpot and mix well. Cover and cook on Low 5 to 6 hours or High 2 to 3 hours.
Add macaroni and mix well. Turn to High and cook 1 hour.
Mix cheese and sprinkle over top of each serving. 

Serves 8.

Per Serving: 248 Calories; 7g Fat (25.2% calories from fat); 16g Protein; 28g Carbohydrate; 7g Dietary Fiber; 5mg Cholesterol; 648mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

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