Crockpot Minestrone Soup

1 Lb. lean meat, cubed
6 cups water
1 onion, chopped
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. thyme
2 Tbs. minced parsley
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 (16-oz) can tomatoes, cut up
1 medium zucchini, thinly sliced
1 (16-oz) can garbanzo beans, drained
2 cups chopped cabbage
1 cup small elbow macaroni, uncooked
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (lowfat)

In crockpot, combine beef with water, onion, salt, thyme, parsley, pepper, and tomatoes. Cover and cook on low for 7 to 9 hours.
Turn control to high. Add zucchini, beans, cabbage, and macaroni. Cover and cook on high for 30 to 45 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Sprinkle with cheese.