In a slow cooker, combine beef, water, tomatoes, bouillon, onion, parsley, salt, thyme, and pepper. Cover and cook on low 7-9 hrs. or until meat is tender. Add zucchini, cabbage, beans, and macaroni; cook on high, covered, 30-45 mins. more or until the vegetables are tender. Sprinkle individual servings with Parmesan cheese, if desired.
Your "Forgotten" Ministrone is ready. Happy cooking!
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