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Looking for a easy yet delicious dinner recipe? Try our simple Mediterranean Beef with Pasta recipe. With just 25 minutes of prep time, a slow cooker and your favorite pasta, you can easily make this beef and pasta recipe for your loved ones. Top with basil gremolata for a perfect finishing touch!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
slow-cook:
420 mins to 540 mins(low) or 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 hours (high) + 30 minutes (high)
Servings:
6
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Mediterranean Beef with Pasta

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Serve meat mixture over pasta. Sprinkle with Basil Gremolata.

Nutrition Facts (Mediterranean Beef with Pasta)

371 calories; total fat 13g; saturated fat 5g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 6g; cholesterol 64mg; sodium 403mg; potassium 889mg; carbohydrates 31g; fiber 5g; sugar 6g; protein 32g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 54IU; vitamin c 1mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 6mg; vitamin b6 1mg; folate 97mcg; vitamin b12 4mcg; calcium 81mg; iron 4mg.

Basil Gremolata

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  • In a small bowl stir together cheese, basil, and garlic.

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Reviews

38 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 16
  • 4 star values: 14
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 2