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Crock Pot Recipes

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Pupu Recipes

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spacercrockpot Kielbasa in Bourbon smile

spacercrockpot Little Smokies smile

spacercrockpot Swedish Italian Meatballs smile

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Side Recipes

spacercrockpot Crockpot Squash and Apples

spacercrockpot Baked Beans smile

spacercrockpot Fagor's Never Fail Risottosmile

spacercrockpot Kathy's Spaghetti Sauce smile

spacercrockpot New Year's Dat 3 Bean Soup

spacercrockpot Slow Cooker Chicken Tortellini Soupnew

spacercrockpot Split Pea and Sausage Soup

spacercrockpot Turkish Stuffed Eggplants

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Entree Recipes


Beef Recipes

spacercrockpot Beef Pot Roast
spacercrockpot Chile Colorado
spacercrockpot Corned Beef and Cabbage smile
spacercrockpot Crock Pot Cubed Steak with Gravy
spacercrockpot Fireside Beef Stew
spacercrockpot Pot Roast-Paula Deen
spacercrockpot Peppered Beef Brisket
spacercrockpot Provencal Beef
spacercrockpot Provencal Beef Slow Cooker Stew
spacercrockpot Slow Cooker Guinness Beef Stew
spacercrockpot Slow-Cooker Ropa Vieja


Chicken Recipes

spacercrockpot Arroz Con Pollo (WW)
spacercrockpot Cajun Chicken, Sausage & Rice
spacercrockpot Chicken or Pork Crock Pot
spacercrockpot Crockpot Chicken and Zucchini Strips
spacercrockpot Crock Pot Chicken Taco Chili
spacercrockpot Embarassingly Easy Crock Pot Salsa Chicken Thighs
spacercrockpot Healthy Chicken Curry
spacercrockpot Slow Cooker Chicken and Sausage Creolenew

spacercrockpot Stout and Chicken Stew
spacercrockpot Thyme Chicken and Mushrooms
spacercrockpot White Chili

Ham Recipes

spacercrockpot Ham and Lima Beans

Lamb Recipes

spacercrockpot Mom's Irish Stew

Pork Recipes

spacercrockpot Chicken or Pork Crock Pot
spacercrockpot Crock Pot Balsamic Pork Roast
Crock Pot Pork Roast And Gravy
spacercrockpot Maizie's Pork Dishsmile
spacercrockpot Pork and Butternut Squash Stew
spacercrockpot Pork Chop and Potatoes in Mustard Sauce
spacercrockpot Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork
spacercrockpot Slow Cooker Pork Roast
spacercrockpot Slow Cooker Texas Pulled Porksmilenew

Veggie Recipes

spacercrockpot Acorn Squash Chili
spacercrockpot Pork and Butternut Squash Stew
spacercrockpot Spinach and Tortellini
spacercrockpot Squash, Chickpea, Lentil Stew

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Dessert Recipes

spacercrockpot Apple Pudding Cake (Crock Pot)
Blueberry Dump Cake
spacercrockpot Crockpot Apple Pie
spacercrockpotCrockpot Blood Orange Upside-Down Cakenew
spacercrockpot Slow Cooker Apple Cranberry Dump Cakenew
spacercrockpot Slow Cooker Apple Crisp
spacercrockpot Slow-Cooker Bourbon Banana Breadnew
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Slow Cooker Recipes

Slow Cooker Texas Pulled Pork

1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 (4 pound) pork shoulder roast
1 cup barbeque sauce
½ cup apple cider vinegar
½ cup chicken broth
¼ cup light brown sugar
1 tablespoon prepared yellow mustard
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 extra large onion, chopped
2 large cloves garlic, crushed
1 ½ teaspoons dried thyme
8 hamburger buns, split
2 tablespoons butter, or as needed

Pour vegetable oil into the bottom of a slow cooker. Place pork roast into the slow cooker; pour in barbeque sauce, vinegar, and chicken broth.
Stir in brown sugar, yellow mustard, Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, onion, garlic, and thyme.
Cover and cook on Low for 10 to 12 hours or High for 5 to 6 hours until pork shreds easily with a fork.

Remove pork from the slow cooker, and shred the meat using two forks. Return shredded pork to the slow cooker, and stir to combine with juices.

Spread the inside of both halves of hamburger buns with butter. Toast buns, butter-side down, in a skillet over medium heat until golden brown. Spoon pulled pork into toasted buns.

(a little too sweet for me)

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Crock Pot Pork Roast And Gravy

2 pounds pork roast
20 ounces cream of chicken soup
1 packet onion soup mix

Add the cream of chicken soup and onion soup mix to a 5-6 quart slow cooker and stir to combine.
Add the pork roast to the slow cooker and spoon some of the soup mixture over the roast.
Cover and cook on high for 5 hours or low for 9 hours, until pork is easily shred with a fork.
Stir the pork into the gravy and serve.

Notes: Serve with mashed potatoes or buttered egg noodles.

You may add additional seasonings, if you like. Garlic, shallots, onions, and mushrooms all cook nicely in the crockpot with this.

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Slow Cooker Chicken and Sausage Creole

1 ½ pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed of fat
9 ounces chicken Andouille sausage, sliced into rounds
1 cup chopped onions
1/2 cup chopped carrots
1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup low sodium chicken broth
1 14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes
3 ounces 1/2 a 6-ounce can tomato paste
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1 ¾ teaspoons Creole seasoning
Dash of cayenne pepper
3 scallions, chopped (for garnish)
3 cups cooked brown rice, for serving (optional)

Place all of ingredients in the slow cooker.
Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours.
Shred the chicken and add it back to the slow cooker. Evenly distribute the creole among 6 bowls and top each with green onions. Serve alone or over brown rice.

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Slow-Cooker Ropa Vieja

1 15-ounce can crushed tomatoes
3 tablespoons ketchup
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 jalapeno pepper, thinly sliced (with seeds)
Kosher salt
1 1/2 pounds skirt steak or flank steak
2 bell peppers (1 red, 1 green), sliced 1/2 inch thick
1 small onion, thinly sliced
3 tablespoons chopped pimento-stuffed green olives, plus 1 tablespoon brine from the jar
Cooked white rice, for serving

Combine the tomatoes, ketchup, vinegar, garlic, cumin, jalapeno and 3/4 teaspoon salt in a 5-to-6-quart slow cooker. Add the steak, bell peppers and onion and toss to coat. Cover and cook on low, undisturbed, 8 hours.
Uncover and skim off any excess fat. Coarsely shred the meat with 2 forks, then stir in the olives and olive brine. Serve over rice. Source: Food Network

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Crock Pot Cubed Steak with Gravy

1 packet of au jus gravy mix
1 can cream of chicken soup undiluted
1 can French onion soup undiluted
1/2 cup of water
1 ½-2 pounds cubed steak
To thicken gravy:
3 tbsp . cornstarch
3 tbsp . cold water

In the bottom of a 6-quart slow cooker, combine cream of chicken soup, French Onion soup, packet of au jus and water.
Stir well.
Put cubed steak in slow cooker with gravy mixture.
Cover slow cooker and cook steak on low for 6-8 hours.
After cooking, it's time to thicken gravy. In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and cold water. Stir mixture into crock pot.
Turn the setting to high and cook for 30 minutes (until gravy is thickened.)
Source:The Country Cook

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Crockpot Chicken and Zucchini Strips

3 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, chopped
1 Medium Onion, chopped
1/2 C. White Button Mushrooms
1 tsp. Lemon Zest
1 tsp. Dried Basil
1 tsp. Dried Oregano
1 tsp. Dried Thyme Coupons
Sea Salt, to taste
Ground Black Pepper, to taste
2 C. Chicken Broth
2 Medium Zucchini, cut into strips lengthwise

In a large slow cooker, stir together the chicken, onion, mushrooms, lemon zest, basil, oregano, and thyme. Season with salt and pepper as needed. Pour chicken broth over the chicken mixture. Cook on low for 6-8 hours until chicken is cooked through. In the last 2 hours of cooking, stir in the zucchini strips.

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Slow Cooker Pork Roast

3 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves
3 tablespoons fresh sage leaves
1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
5 tablespoons olive oil
One 5- to 6-pound boneless pork shoulder with a fat cap
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup dry white wine
2 large cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
4 large carrots, cut into rough 1-inch chunks
4 celery ribs, cut into 2-inch-long pieces
1 large onion, trimmed but left intact at the root end, cut into eighths
2 bay leaves
1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
3 to 4 teaspoons cornstarch
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
Buttered egg noodles, for serving
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Coarsely chop together the rosemary, sage and thyme, and transfer them to a small bowl. Add 2 tablespoons of the oil, and stir to combine.
Score the fat cap of the pork shoulder in a crosshatch pattern, then rub it all over with 2 1/2 tablespoons salt and 2 teaspoons pepper.
Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the remaining 3 tablespoons oil, and heat until shimmering. Add the pork, fat-side down, and brown it well, 3 to 4 minutes, then brown it all over, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Transfer the pork to a large plate.
Add the wine, garlic and allspice to the pan, bring to a simmer and reduce by about half. Set aside.
Put the carrots, celery, onions and bay leaves in the insert of a 7-quart slow cooker. Rub the herbed oil all over the pork, being sure to push some into all the natural divisions between muscles; place it on top of the vegetables, and pour in any collected juices. Add the reduced wine mixture and the chicken broth, cover and cook on low for 8 hours.
Transfer the pork to a cutting board, and tent with foil. Transfer the vegetables to a serving platter with a slotted spoon. Discard the bay leaves, and tent the vegetables with foil. Pour the juices into a liquid measuring cup, and let them settle for about 10 minutes. The fat should rise to the surface; spoon off as much as you can, and discard. Pour the juices into a small saucepan, and bring to a boil.
While the juices boil, make a cornstarch slurry: For every cup of juices, mix 1 teaspoon cornstarch into 1 tablespoon cold water until dissolved. Reduce the heat so the juices are simmering, whisk in the slurry and cook, whisking frequently, until the sauce has slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Stir in 2 tablespoons of the parsley. Season with salt if necessary.
Slice the pork against the grain into 1/4-inch-thick slices, and arrange on a large platter with the vegetables. Ladle some of the sauce on top. Season the meat with a pinch of salt, and garnish with the remaining 2 tablespoons parsley. Serve with egg noodles, and pass the remaining sauce. Source: Food Network Kitchen
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Slow Cooker Apple Cranberry Dump Cake

4 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and chopped
1 cup cranberries (frozen or fresh)
1 box (13.9 ounces) cinnamon streusel muffin & quick bread mix
4 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup chopped pecans
Ice cream for serving (optional)

Lightly grease slow cooker insert. Add apples and cranberries to the insert. Muffin mix should includes two bags; muffin mix and cinnamon topping. Spread muffin mix bag contents over fruit evenly. Sprinkle cinnamon topping and pecans evenly over top. Distribute little bits of butter evenly over top. Cover top of insert with double layer of paper towels and secure with lid. This will keep the cake from being overly wet. Cook on high setting for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 hours or until topping is set. Serve with ice cream if desired. Source: http://www.cooking.com

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Slow-Cooker Bourbon Banana Bread

2 2/3 cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1 1/2 cups mashed very ripe bananas
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup butter, melted
2 tablespoons bourbon
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 eggs
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
3/4 cup chopped toasted pecans


2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon bourbon
1 teaspoon hot water

Grease bottom only of 3 1/2- to 4-quart round slow cooker with shortening or cooking spray. Sprinkle lightly with 2 teaspoons of the Bisquick mix.
In large bowl, stir bananas, granulated sugar, 1/3 cup melted butter, 2 tablespoons bourbon, the vanilla and eggs until well blended. Stir in remaining Bisquick mix, the cinnamon, chocolate chips and 1/2 cup of the pecans until well blended. Pour into slow cooker.
Cover; cook on High heat setting 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours or until toothpick inserted in center of loaf comes out clean. Turn off slow cooker; uncover, and remove ceramic base from cooker to cooling rack. Let cool 15 minutes.
Loosen edge of bread with thin metal spatula. Remove bread from slow cooker to cooling rack. Cool 1 hour.
In small bowl, mix glaze ingredients until smooth and consistency of thick
syrup. Drizzle over top of bread. Sprinkle evenly with remaining 1/4 cup pecans. Source: Betty Crocker

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Ham and Lima Beans

1 pound dry lima beans -- soaked overnight
1 large onion -- chopped
1 large green pepper -- chopped
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon coarse-ground black pepper
1/2 pound cooked smoked ham -- cubed
1 cup ham stock, chicken stock, or water
1 can tomato soup, undiluted

Put all ingredients into crockpot; stir to mix well. Cover and cook on Low 7-10 hours or on High 4-5 hours. Source: Shaboom

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Spinach and Tortellini

1 bag of frozen tortellini
1 small bag of fresh spinach
2 cans of Italian style diced tomatoes
1 box or 4 cups or vegetable broth
1 block of cream cheese

Put all ingredients in crock-pot, chunking up the cream cheese.
Cook on low for 5-6 hrs

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Turkish Stuffed Eggplants

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
3 small eggplants
Freshly ground black pepper
1 large onion, finely chopped
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 14 1/2- to 15-oz can chopped tomatoes, with their juice
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
6 8-in round pita breads, quartered and toasted
1 cup Greek-style yogurt, for serving

Pour 1/4 cup of the olive oil into the insert of a 5- to 7-qt/4.5- to 6.5-L slow cooker, and brush the bottom and sides with the oil.
Cut each eggplant in half lengthwise (no need to remove the stem), and score the flesh every 1/4 in, being careful not to cut the skin.
Arrange the eggplant, skin-side down, in the insert, and sprinkle with some salt and pepper.

In a large skillet, heat the remaining olive oil over medium-high heat, and saute the onion and garlic for 3 minutes, or until the onion begins to soften. Add the tomatoes and parsley, season with salt and pepper, and saute for another 5 minutes,
until the liquid in the pan has almost evaporated. Using a large spoon, spoon the tomato mixture over the eggplants, covering each half with some of the mixture. Cover the slow cooker and cook on high for 2 hours, or on low for 4 hours.
The eggplant should feel tender when the tip of a sharp knife is inserted into the thickest part.

Uncover the slow cooker, and let the eggplant rest for 10 minutes. Then lift the eggplant out of the slow cooker with a long spatula,
and transfer to a serving platter. If there is any juice in the bottom of the cooker, spoon it over the eggplant.
Serve the eggplant with the toasted pita and yogurt on the side.Gently reheat over low heat before serving.

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