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Simply recipes: Crockpot Cube Steak and Gravy. Crock Pot Tortellini Spinach Soup - Lil' Luna. It’s still Soup Weather, and I’m loving it!! I’m not a huge fan of really cold weather, but fortunately things haven’t been to bad here in Texas. When it’s even slightly cold we’re busting out the slippers and heavy jackets and officially declaring it soup season. Because this cold weather doesn’t usually tend to stay long in Houston, you better believe we’re having soup at least once a week. We usually have the hubby’s favorites (chicken chili, potato, etc.) but this past week I decided to try a new recipe for Crock Pot Tortellini and Spinach Soup.

It sounded amazing and any recipe that can be done in the Slow Cooker is automatically a good one for me. I don’t often have tons of time and like the recipes that can be dumped into the crock pot and tasting AMAZING 4 hours later. You know what I’m saying?? This recipe has to be one of the most flavorful and simple soup recipes I’ve ever tried. Hers is the easy recipe for you to try yourself… Crock Pot Tortellini Spinach Soup Ingredients. Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak Recipe. Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Soup recipe on Food52.com. Slow Cooker Turkey Taco Chili. Slow Cooker Turkey Taco Chili Do you have a least favorite day of the year? Maybe Tax Day? Black Friday? For any of you fellow single friends out there, Single’s Awareness Day Valentine’s Day? Meh, I’m not a huge fan of any of those. But I will admit that there’s one day that I dread more than any other, and it happened to fall yesterday on the calendar this year — the end of Daylight Savings Time.

If it were up to me, there would be no “falling back”. But alas, until some politician takes up my cause, I’m stuck “falling back” with the rest of the world. Trust me. If you have been following along on the blog this season, you have probably noticed that I’m on a big slow cooker soups kick. This chili is definitely one of those recipes. I have a handful of chili recipes already on the blog (including this Slow Cooker Chili), but a few of you have requested a savory turkey chili. Just brown up some ground turkey, and then toss it and all of your ingredients together in the slow cooker. Bonus? Slow Cooker Garlic Chicken. Slow Cooker Garlic Chicken Just when I thought my kids’ football season was over, it somehow extended itself into several more weeks. Once the season was over, the 2nd placers then participated in a tournament where they got 2nd place, and then guess what… yeah, another tournament as 2nd placers.

I love watching these little guys play football, but MAN it kills dinner time. I’m not such a crock potter, but crock pots save me on busy sport’s nights, and there are a handful of recipes worth trying- like this one: Slow Cooker Garlic Chicken. It’s such a simple, no-brainer recipe. And I made a simple, no-brainer creamy polenta to go with it too. Chicken pieces are fried up on one side only, just to brown them lightly.

In a slow cooker, layer onion, garlic, and fresh thyme. Place the lightly-browned chicken on top. Make a sauce of sorts, beginning with white wine… and mixing it with flour (or gluten-free flour or tapioca starch for my GF friends). Whisk together. French Onion Slow Cooker Pot Roast. One of my favorite ways to cook a beef roast is in the crock pot. It always produces a moist roast. This roast gets cooked with a can of french onion soup instead of the usual beef broth for added flavor and convenience. You can serve the roast with a little of the juice or use the juice left in the crock pot to make gravy. I have a house full of mashed potato and gravy fans so that was the route I took.

For my gravy, I use a slurry of flour and water with some browning sauce, salt and beef bouillon (if needed). Browning sauce is a key ingredient to gravy in my book, especially for beef gravy. If you have never used it before, give it a try. Pin It French Onion Slow Cooker Pot Roast 3 Tbsp flour 1 tsp kosher salt ¼ tsp pepper 3-4 pound boneless beef chuck roast 1-2 Tbsp canola oil 2 stalks of celery 4 carrots 1 (10.5oz) can Campbell's condensed french onion soup In a small bowl, combine the flour salt and pepper. Chipotle Stout Crock Pot Chili | Little Leopard Book. Is October “National Chili Month” because if it isn’t, I think it should be!

Ok, just verified, Food.com says National Chili Month is October 14th… um what? Wait, isn’t that a day, not a month? I’m a little confused, so I’m just going to use the powers vested in me (AKA my magical imaginary food blogging powers) to pronounce October, National Chili Month! Yay, there we go, all settled Now that that’s taken care of, let’s talk about this chili!

Stout beer + chipotle peppers = one rich, smokey chili, that you’re going to love! I served mine with a side of Jalapeño Cheddar Focaccia Bread for dipping. Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil½ large onion (chopped)4 cloves garlic (minced)1 lb ground beef1 can (28 oz) diced tomatoes1 can (15.5 oz) kidney beans2 chipotle peppers in adobo (diced)12 oz stout beer1 tsp adobo sauce from chipotle peppers1 tbsp brown sugar1 tsp black pepper1 tsp paprika1 tsp cumin1 tsp kosher salt Add the olive oil to a large skillet over medium heat. Chipotle Stout Crock Pot Chili. Slow-Cooked Turkey with Mustard Sauce Recipe | SimplyRecipes.com. Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken. Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken Last Friday my hubby stumbled home from a weeklong business trip, tired of working and traveling, and wanting home cookin’. Poor guy had to eat steaks and sushi all week on the company dime. It’s a hard knock life. That day, I whipped up this deliciousness in the Crock Pot only to forget that I, in fact, from work home and had to sit in my swivel chair, seduced by its aroma for hours on end.

The air, tangy-sweet and savory, had just about convinced me to gnaw on my arm when – ding! – done. This Asian-inspired take on tasty, slow-simmered comfort food is so easy and absolutely delish! Try this scrumptious honey sesame chicken and keep dinner simple, folks. Print Save Ingredients: 6-8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs or 4 chicken breasts Salt and pepper 1/2 cup diced onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup honey 1/4 cup ketchup 1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons vegetable oil or olive oil 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 4 teaspoons cornstarch 1/3 cup water Enjoy! Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki. Share on Pinterest Slow cooker meals, aren’t they just amazing? Throw the food in, say goodbye, then several hours later say hello to dinner. It really doesn’t get much easier. I saw this photo/recipe on foodgawker.com and new I had to try it. Share on Pinterest Share on Pinterest Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki Ingredients 3 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts 3/4 cup low sodium soy sauce 1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar 1/3 cup packed light-brown sugar 1/4 cup honey 3 Tbsp orange marmalade 1 tbsp finely grated fresh ginger 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1 1/2 Tbsp cold water 1 1/2 Tbsp cornstarch Cooked long grain white rice, for serving Sesame seeds, for garnish (optional) Directions Place chicken in a slow cooker, set aside.

Share on Pinterest. Slow-Cooker Chicken and Sausage Stew Recipe. This is the time of year when I’m usually trying to figure out if this is the coldest, longest winter that I can remember in Texas. I know it’s not… and it really was barely 2 months ago that I was whining about the lack of a real fall in Texas. But it’s cold. For Texas. And that sends us running for soup and chili and stew. One of our favorite meals in rotation right now is this Chicken & Sausage Stew. That’s probably because it doesn’t fall into that “it tastes like every other stew that comes from the crockpot” category. I lightened up the recipe a bit by reducing the flour and using low-fat chicken broth and 95% fat-free smoked turkey sausage. And the 3 days after that. A lighter, hearty stew perfect for a busy, cold day. Ingredients Instructions Heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Notes Yields: ~8 servings Adapted from ATK Slow Cooker Revolution, via Pink Parsley.

Half Baked Harvest - Made with Love. Yesterday, the crockpot become my new best friend. My oven is broken…again. To a person who cooks all the time, this is the worst news. Evvvveeeer. Especially this time of year. All I want to do is roast this, bake that, broil this and toast that. For the next two weeks though (at least!) You guys like small batch food?? So ok, I am done with the complaints for today. But at least you can understand why I now have all things crockpot on my brain. I actually made this Crockpot BBQ Beer Pulled Chicken a week or so ago, in an effort to shove corn into as many recipes as possible. But um, I may or may not have sliced up a pumpkin and made some puree today (in my tiny little oven – good thing those pie pumpkins are small!).

I feel like this simple meal is a good mix of late summer and early fall. Plus, the popovers?? I hate saying the best, but this pulled BBQ chicken really is SO good. As for the left over chicken you may have (I didn’t have any – too many people here.)? Yes. Ingredients. Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken Recipe. Fall doesn’t officially start until September 22, but all it takes is one quick glimpse at Pinterest to realize that equinoxes be damned, it’s pumpkin season, people. And if pumpkin recipes are already making the rounds, then it’s high time we dust off the ol’ slow cooker for what’s sure to be a crockpot classic in your home: Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken.

We all have those days when we’re craving something so rich and satisfying that we turn to the takeout menus and order up our guilty pleasure du jour (orange chicken or Mongolian beef, anyone?). We want something, anything that’s warm, comforting and, while it may come with excessive amounts of sauce, doesn’t come with any judgement. But now you can skip the takeout menus and slow cook your way to tender shredded chicken breasts tossed in a sweet and tangy sauce made with honey, garlic and soy sauce.

27 Italian Slow Cooker Recipes - Totally The Bomb.com. 18 Easy Slow Cooker Snacks That Will Feed A Crowd. Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole Recipe. Slow Cooker Collard Greens Recipe. Slow Cooker Creamed Spinach Recipe. Slow-Cooker Pepper Steak Recipe. Slow Cooker Baby Back Ribs Recipe. 3 Ingredient Slow Cooker Beef Teriyaki with Pineapple. This has everything I love in a meal: It’s simple to fix. I’m pretty sure even the slowest cook could get this started in about 2.3 minutes. There are only a few ingredients. Everyone loved it!

In my book, that makes a nearly perfect weeknight meal. The only downside (and it isn’t much of a downside) is that you’ll still need to fix a veggie and make the rice right before dinner. Since those are both easy tasks, it’s no problem. Here’s what you’ll need: 3 Ingredient Slow Cooker Beef Teriyaki with Pineapple Ingredients 2 lbs. stew beef 15 - 20 oz jar Teriyaki sauce 20 oz pineapple tidbits, drained Instructions Put the beef in the slow cooker. Slow Cooker Quinoa White Chili with Roasted Poblanos. Recipe for Slow Cooker Pork Chops with Apples & Sweet Potatoes.

This recipe is part of the 20 Slow Cooker Freezer Packs from Costco for $150 meal plan. Note that this is written as a single recipe, but is doubled in the Costco meal plan, so you will have enough ingredients to make 2 packs. Yield – 4 servingsPreparation Time – 10 minutesCooking Time – 8 hours in slow cookerIngredients4 pork chops2-3 sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered3 apples, peeled and sliced½ onion, diced¼ cup brown sugar3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar (optional)Salt and pepperDirectionsAssembly Instructions: Add all ingredients to the pack, in the order they were listed.

Remove as much air as you can or vacuum seal the pack. Freeze up to 6 months in a refrigerator freezer, or 12 months in a deep freezer.Cooking Instructions: Thaw the slow cooker pack in the refrigerator overnight, or in a bowl of warm water for about 30 minutes. If the pack is partially thawed, cook on low for 8-10 hours. 3 Ingredient Slow Cooker Biscuits and Gravy. This recipe is a man pleaser.

It’s not Fit Yummy Mummy approved or Trim Healthy Mama approved. It’s not gluten free or dairy free–it’s just yummy. It’s easy–so easy a child could make it and get tons of compliments. And if you are hosting an early morning breakfast rehearsal for High School men, definitely bring it. Even if the center biscuits are not quite done, they will eat it all and one of them will lick the pan and then ask you to bring a double batch next time. 3 Ingredient Slow Cooker Biscuits and Gravy Ingredients 1 lb breakfast sausage (in a bulk log) 2 cans refrigerator biscuits (I used the small ones that come 10 to a can) 2 cans cream of mushroom soup Instructions Brown and drain the sausage Layer 1 can of biscuits in the bottom of a greased slow cooker.

I anticipate the most frequent question asked will be, Is it safe to leave a slow cooker out on the counter this long before cooking? Easy 3-Ingredient Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken. Creamy Crockpot Macaroni & Cheese - Dessert Now, Dinner Later! I saw this macaroni & cheese on one of my favorite food blogs (Six Sisters’ Stuff) & knew it had to be fattening because it looked so creamy. Haha! Well, I decided I had to make it anyway because my kids are picky & I figured this would be one meal they would actually eat. Well, I was right! My extremely picky 3 1/2 year old asked for SECONDS! Creamy Crockpot Macaroni & Cheese Ingredients 2½ cups elbow macaroni, uncooked 4 Tbsp unsalted butter 2½ cups grated medium (or sharp) cheddar cheese ½ cup light sour cream 1 (10.75oz) can condensed cheddar cheese soup 1 cup skim milk ½ tsp salt ½ tsp ground black pepper ½ tsp dry mustard Instructions Par-cook macaroni noodles by boiling for 6 minutes.

Notes © DESSERT NOW, DINNER LATER! Recipe lightly adapted from Six Sisters’ Stuff. Frugal Foodie Mama: 3 Ingredient Crock Pot Beef Tacos. Crock Pot Salsa Verde Chicken |Favorite Family Recipes. Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Chicken Curry Recipe | Recipes | One Dish Dinners. If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! This recipe is part of the latest 21 Gluten Free Meals from Costco Plan. This recipe is part of the 20 Slow Cooker Freezer Packs from Costco for $150 meal plan. Note that this is written as a single recipe, but is doubled in the Costco meal plan, so you will have enough ingredients to make 2 packs. So I was chatting with my friend Christan about my Slow Cooker Maple Chicken recipe that I recently shared on $5 Dinners.

She fixed it for her family and her girls (like my boys) couldn’t get enough. We got to talking about recipes and slow cookers at our last MOPS meeting and she told me about a very similar recipe that she makes…but it’s curry and not maple. Couple notes: My kids loved this just as much as they did the Maple Chicken. Recipe for Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken with Spring Vegetables. Crockpot Salsa Chicken. Crockpot Root Beer Barbecue Chicken Wings Recipe in Crockpot Recipe, Main Courses Sides, Recipes. Crockpot Ranch Chicken Tacos - Dessert Now, Dinner Later! Slow Cooker Cranberry-Apricot Pork Roast – Guest Recipe. Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff. Slow Cooker Chicken with Apples & Rosemary.

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