Looking for a easy yet delicious dinner recipe? Our Mediterranean Beef with Pasta recipe is incredibly simple. With a bit of preparation, a slow cooker and your favorite pasta, you can easily make this savory dish for your loved ones. Top with basil gremolata for a perfect final touch!
Slow Cook:7 hrs to 9 hrs (low) or 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 hours (high) + 30 minutes (high)
Mediterranean Beef with Pasta
In a large skillet cook meat, half at a time, in hot oil over medium-high heat until brown. Drain off fat. Transfer meat to a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Add carrots, sweet pepper, onion, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt, and black pepper. Pour tomatoes and broth over mixture in cooker.
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 9 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 hours.
If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Stir in zucchini and/or yellow squash. Cover and cook for 30 minutes more. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
Serve meat mixture over pasta. Sprinkle with Basil Gremolata.
In a small bowl stir together cheese, basil, and garlic.