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Hamburger Gravy and Potatoes.  NUM NUM  (6-8)http://www.annarbor.com/assets_c/2011/08/DSC03456-thumb-300x311-86089.jpg

  • 1 lb hamburger
    1 can corn
    1 can Mushrooms
    2 pkt brown gravy mix (by the taco seasoning)
    1 box instant Potatoes (by the taco seasoning)

On the night before, brown and drain hamburger.  Refrigerate

On the morning of or at lunch time:
combine hamburger, corn with juice, mushroom with juice, and gravy packets with 75% of the listed water in a slow cooker.  Cook on low until supper time.

Make potatoes as per directions.  Serve with hamburger combo on the potatoes.


Salsa Chicken (crockpot or oven)

  • 4-5 frozen chicken breasts
    your favorite salsa

    Put frozen chicken breasts in the crock pot, cover with half a jar of salsa (or as much as you like). Cook in crockpot on low all day or if you start at lunchtime cook on high. I have also done this in the oven. Put chicken in a 9x13 pan, cover with salsa, cover pan with tin foil and bake at 350 until chicken is done.

 


 


Crockpot Meat LoafIMG_5112.jpg

2 pounds of hamburger
ketchup
1 egg
cracker crumbs or oatmeal
seasoning salt

Combine hamburger, egg, cracker crumbs or oatmeal, any seasonings you want and about 1/3 cup ketchup. Form into a loaf shape and place into a crockpot that has been greased on the bottom. Squeeze ketchup on top if you like. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or 3-4 hours on high.
 


Turkey Breast http://www.delish.com/cm/delish/images/hb/MP6860.JPG

  • Turkey Breast (3lb) located in middle frozen section at Wal-Mart

  • romaine lettuce

  • avocado

  • tomatoes

  • cucumber

follow super easy crock pot instructions (will need to thaw so take out the night before).
Will have romaine lettuce (yes a pain to wash, dry and cut up its supposed to be good for you), avocado, tomatoes, cucumber salad.

 

 


Scalloped Chicken

1 Box (5 ounces) Scalloped Potatoes, including seasoning packet
1 Can (8 ounces or larger) white meat chicken
3 3/4 cups water

Put potatoes in greased 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 slow cookers first, followed by seasoning packet and chicken. Pour water over all. Cover and cook on high heat 1 1/2 - 2 hours or on low heat 4-5 hours. Makes 4-6 servings * I always double this for my family*

Warm up green beans to go with it


Apple Cider Turkeyhttp://www.mygourmetconnection.com/recipes/main-courses/poultry/img/apple-cider-brined-turkey-breast-sliced.jpg

3-4 lbs boneless turkey breast
Salt & Pepper to taste
1/3 c. apple cider (apple juice can be substituted)

Place turkey inside greased 3 1/2 - 5 quart slow cooker. Salt & Pepper meat
to taste. Pour apple cider over top. Cover and cook on low heat 8-10 hours -
internal turkey temp will be 190 degrees

I will serve will a veggie and boiled potatoes.


Split Pea Sausage Soup Can do half a batchhttp://i.yummly.com/Slow-Cooker-Split-Pea-Sausage-Soup-Allrecipes-1.l.jpg

  • 16 oz. dried split peas         

  • 2 potatoes, peeled and chopped          

  • 10 c. water

  • t. garlic powder              

  • 1 pound of smoked sausage                    

  • t. dried oregano

  • 2 bay leaves                        

  • 5 t. or cubes of ckn. bouillon                    

  • 1 onion chopped

  • 11/2 c. chopped carrots   

  • 1 c. celery, chopped

Put in a slow cooker and mix.  Cook on low all day.  Remove bay leaves and serve.

I serve this with a crusty bread, or cheese bread and fresh fruit.


Steak and Mushroom Gravyhttp://img4-3.myrecipes.timeinc.net/i/recipes/ck/10/01/steaktips-peppered-gravy-ck-l.jpg

11/2 # of round steak cut into pieces, then brown with a sliced onion.  Put into crockpot.  Mix 1 can of cream of mushroom soup, 1 t. garlic salt, and 2 T. of kitchen bouquet in fry pan you just browned the steak in.  Heat and stir with a whisk until well blended.  Pour over steak and cook on low all day.

I serve this with leftover potatoes, or egg noodles.  This is very appetizing with steamed broccoli or green beans.

 

 

 

 


Crockpot Meatballshttp://3.bp.blogspot.com/-DdE5QivjwGw/T8iUUnlcwII/AAAAAAAAELE/qGJkCgBWNkQ/s1600/P1100532.JPG

  • 1 can (10 oz.) of Cream of Mushroom soup

  • 1 can (10 oz.) of Cream of Celery soup

  • 1 can (10 oz.) of French Onion soup

  • Frozen meatballs

  • Egg noodles

Combine soups in crockpot.  Add frozen meatballs.

I just mix this up in the morning before work & stir it at lunch.  All you have to do when you get home is boil the egg noodles, cook a vegetable & serve. 


Pork Roasthttp://blog.friendseat.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/pork-roast.jpg

  • 2-3 lb pork roast

  • 8 oz tomato sauce

  • 3/4 C soy sauce

  • 1/2 C sugar

  • 2 t dry mustard

Place roast in slow cooker (cut in half if needed to fit)
Combine remaining ingredients and pour over roast
Cook on low 6-8 hours


Creamy Cooker Chicken

  • 1 envelope dry onion soup mix

  • 2 cups sour cream

  • 1 can of cream of mushroom soup

  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves

*Combine soup mix, sour cream, & cream of mushroom soup in slow cooker. 

*Add chicken, pushing it down so it is submerged in the sauce

*Cover & cook on low for 8 hours

*Serve over rice or noodles


Pepsi Roast

  • 3-4 lb beef roast

  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup

  • 1 envelope dry onion soup mix

  • 24 oz of Pepsi or other cola

*Place roast in slow cooker.

*Top roast with cream of mushroom soup & onion soup mix, pour cola over roast.

*Cover & cook on high 6 hours.

*Can also add potatoes or vegetables.


Creamy Mushroom Turkey
  • 3-4 pounds boneless turkey breast
  • 2 cans (10.5 oz each) cream of mushroom soup, condensed
  • 1 can (4 oz) mushroom pieces, drained
  • 1 envelope dry onion soup mix
  • 1 cup sour cream

Place turkey breast in greased 4 - 6 quart slow cooker. In a bowl, mix remaining ingredients, except sour cream and spoon over turkey. Cover and cook on low heat 8-10 hours. Internal temperature of turkey will be 190 degrees when done. An hour before serving, break turkey breast into large chunks with two forks. Stir in sour cream cook for remaining hour. Makes 10-12 servings

Serve over rice.


Cheesy Potato Casserole

  • 7 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 can (10.5 oz) cream of mushroom soup, condensed
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese

Topping:

  • 1 package (6 oz) herb-seasoned stuffing mix
  • cup butter or margarine, melted

Place potatoes in greased 4 to 6 quart slow cooker. Add butter, onion, salt, sour cream, soup and cheese. Mix well. Pour stuffing mix evenly over potatoes and drizzle with butter. Cover and cook on low heat 6-8 hours on high heat 3-4 hours.


Scalloped Chicken

  • 1 box (5 oz) scalloped potatoes, including seasoning packet
  • 1 can (8 oz or larger) white chicken meat
  • 3 cups water

Put potatoes in greased 2 to 3 quart slow cooker first, followed by seasoning packet and chicken. Pour water over all. Cover and cook on high heat 1 1/2 -2 hours or on low heat 4-5 hours.


 

'No Peek' Stew

 
nothing says dinners done like a crockpot. Here's a great make and walk away recipe for stew meat or a pot roast.
 
2 # stew meat or can use a 2-5 pound roast
1 c celery, chopped
4 carrots, sliced
1 med onion, cut into bite size pieces
5 potatoes, cut into 1" pieces
 
Place meat and all veggies in a crockpot
Mix the following and pour over all. Cook on low 8-9 hours, high 4-5
3 tB instant tapioca
1 tB sugar
12-14 oz can of V8 (or tomato juice)
1 1/2 c water
1/4 c worchestershire
salt, pepper, & Johnny's or Lawry's season salt to taste
Can also cook in the oven at 250 degrees for 5 hours

Eggplant Parmesan ( www.allrecipes.com )

  1. Place eggplant slices in a large bowl in layers, sprinkling each layer with salt. Let stand for 30 minutes to drain. Rinse and dry on paper towels.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Whisk eggs with water and flour until smooth. Dip eggplant slices in batter and fry in the hot oil until golden brown, working in batches of 2 to 3 slices at a time.
  3. Mix seasoned bread crumbs with Parmesan cheese in a bowl. Place 1/4 of the eggplant slices into a slow cooker and top with 1/4 of the crumbs, 1/4 of the marinara sauce, and 1/4 of the mozzarella cheese. Repeat layers three more times.
  4. Cover and cook on Low until tender and flavors have blended, 4 to 5 hours.

Crockpot Orange Chicken

  • 2 large carrots, peeled and sliced about 1/2-inch thick
    2 large red or green bell peppers, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
    3 cloves garlic, finely minced
    4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
    2 tsp. ground ginger
    1 tsp. salt
    1/2 tsp. pepper
    8 ounces orange juice concentrate
    2 cups Mandarin orange segments or fresh orange segments
    2 Green onions, chopped
    hot cooked rice

Directions:
Put carrots, peppers, garlic, then the chicken, ginger, salt, pepper & frozen orange juice in Crockpot. Cover and cook on LOW 4 to 6 hours. Serve chicken on hot cooked rice on platter. Top with orange segments and green onions. Serve chicken liquid in gravy boat, if desired.
 We also pulled the chicken and slice the Mandarins.  Either way was good.