1/2 lb beef stew meat*
1 can (14.5-oz) stewed tomatoes
1 can (8-oz) tomato sauce
1 cup water
1 packet dry onion soup mix
1 box (10-oz) frozen mixed vegetables
1/2 cup uncooked alphabet pasta
In a 4-quart slow cooker or crockpot, combine the meat, tomatoes, tomato sauce, water and dry soup mix; cover and cook on low 6-8 hours.
Turn the temperature setting to high and add the pasta; stirring to mix in well. Add a little water and/or vegetable broth is soup is too thick.
Replace lid on cooker and cook on high 30 minutes or until vegetables and pasta are tender.