Place beef, beef base, carrots, celery, garlic, onion, pepper, kidney
beans, tomatoes and gravy in order listed in 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow
Cover and cook on low heat setting 10 to 12 hours.
Stir in Italian seasoning, sugar and frozen green beans. Increase
heat setting to high. Cover and cook 15 minutes or until green beans are