Slow-Cooker Mediterranean Beef and Pasta

Looking for a hearty slow-cooked dinner? Then check out this beef and pasta recipe made with Green Giant® sliced mushrooms – perfect if you love Mediterranean cuisine.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 7 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
lb beef stew meat
1/2
cup chopped onion
1
can (14 oz) artichoke hearts, drained, chopped
1
jar (4.5 oz) Green Giant® sliced mushrooms, drained
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1
tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1
tablespoon drained capers
1
tablespoon dried minced garlic
1
teaspoon Italian seasoning
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon sugar
1 1/2
cups uncooked penne pasta
1
tablespoon olive oil
Fresh ground pepper, if desired
1/2
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix all ingredients except pasta, oil, pepper and cheese.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours.
  • 3 About 15 minutes before serving, make pasta as directed on package. Stir pasta, oil and pepper into beef mixture. Serve with cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    560
    (
    Calories from Fat
    190),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    21g
    21%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    1470mg
    1470%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    58g
    58%
    (Dietary Fiber
    13g
    13%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    35g
    35%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    35%;
    Exchanges:
    4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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