grated parmesan cheese
Crumble beef into slow-cooking pot.
Add pepper, oregano, basil, seasoned salt and dry onion soup mix.
Stir in 3 cups boiling water, tomato sauce and soy sauce, then add celery and carrots.
Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours.
Add cooked macaroni and parmesan cheese.
Cover and cook on high for 10-15 minutes.
Other vegetables may be added, if desired.