Total Time
5hrs 45mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 5 hrs

This one has been with me for so long I don't remember when it wasn't 'in my book'.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place the tomatoes, beans, and Worcestershire sauce in crock pot set on high.
  2. Place crackers, salt, black pepper, and powdered milk in a blender, grind to fine crumbs.
  3. In a 6-quart bowl beat the eggs with the half-and-half.
  4. Add the crumbs and mix well.
  5. Add the meat and mix well.
  6. Heat oil in a large pan.
  7. Brown and crumble meat, Drain on paper towel.
  8. Wipe pan with paper towel.
  9. Return to heat and add oil.
  10. Sauté onions and bell peppers 5 minutes.
  11. Add garlic and sauté 6-8 minutes until onions are translucent.
  12. Place meat, vegetables, and seasoning in pot; mix well.
  13. Add enough stock to cover ingredients.
  14. Cover, reduce heat to low.
  15. Cook 5 hours.
  16. Top each bowl with grated cheddar and a bit of fresh grated Parmesan and broil to a 'golden brown' or maybe over rice or pasta, With cheese or without?.
  17. Oh Yah--garlic bread! Don't forget the garlic bread!

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