Meatball & Vegetable Stew in Crock Pot

“A very easy & delicious filling, wintry stew, made even easier by using the Crock-Pot. I was hesitant about the mushroom gravy addition, but it makes a great flavorful sauce. Adapted from Better Homes & Gardens cookbook”
READY IN:
6hrs 15mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (16 ounce) packagefrozen cooked meatballs (*I like Italian style, but any will do)
  • 8 ounces frozen mixed vegetables (*I like Italian-style, with broccoli, red peppers, etc)
  • 1 (12 ounce) jar mushroom beef gravy
  • 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can diced tomatoes, with italian flavoring or 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can garlic, undrained
  • 13 cup water
  • 1 12 teaspoons dried basil, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup frozen corn or 1 (29 ounce) can corn, drained
  • chopped mushroom (optional)
  • parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. In 4-quart crock pot, place frozen meatballs and frozen vegetables. In a bowl, stir together tomatoes, gravy, water and seasonings; pour over meatballs & vegetables.
  2. Cover and cook on low-heat for 6-8 hours or high-heat for 4 hours.
  3. Add corn and mushrooms, if using (I use jarred OR fresh) about 30 min before serving.
  4. I usually sprinkle a little parmesan cheese on top of each serving.

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