Slow Cooked Oriental Beef and Noodles

Slow Cooked Oriental Beef and Noodles

1 16 oz package frozen loose-pack broccoli stir-fry vegetables
(broccoli, carrot, onion, red pepper, celery, water chestnuts,
mushrooms)
2 pounds beef stew meat
1 12-ounce bottle sesame-ginger stir-fry sauce
1/2 cup water
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)
1 3-ounce package ramen noodles, broken

  1. Place frozen vegetables in a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Top with meat. In a medium bowl combine stir-fry sauce, water, and, if desired, crushed red pepper. Pour over meat and vegetables in cooker.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 9 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4-1/2 to 5 hours. Discard spice packet from ramen noodles. Stir noodles into meat mixture in slow cooker. Cover and let stand 10 minutes. Stir before serving.