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Do You Have an Easy Crockpot Recipe to Share?

Saturday, August 31, 2013

I have Kindle cookbooks, but all of the recipes require cooking something beforehand. Does anyone have a simple recipe where you just throw the stuff in and uncover it hours later?
I'd appreciate it.

Have a happy, healthy holiday weekend.
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  • NANCY-
    In today's SP recipe email there was a crockpot recipe, also it had a list of recipe collection on the lower right hand side. You'll have to copy and paste the following link:
    http://recipes.sparkpeople
    .com/recipe-detail.asp?recipe=1
    6385
    Happy cooking!!!
    1123 days ago
  • MILLISMA
    I've tried some of the ones on spark and have had good luck....all were toss in the pot and walk away!!!
    1125 days ago
  • NANCY-
    I usually use the crockpot more in the winter, Hubby grills outside during the summer, so right now I cannot remember one single recipe. It seems life you got some great suggestions to find recipes. I usually do a search on SP or Google then blend recipes into my own.
    1125 days ago
  • WATERONE
    I don't cook anything before adding it to the crockpot either. I mix any herbs or spices i'm using into the liquid--wine, water, juice, broth, spray the inside of the crock pot with nonstick spray, put in the beef, chicken or pork and then the veggies and poor the liquid over. No recipe.

    I have found recipes on line and have you checked SP recipes for crockpot or slow cooker suggestions.

    Sorry I couldn't be more help.
    1125 days ago
  • TEDYBEAR2838
    I don't cook anything before putting in the crock pot.
    Definitely check the internet. In a search engine type
    in crockpot recipes. You get LOTS of information.

    http://www.kraf
    trecipes.com/cooking-tips/cooki
    ng-videos/slow-cooker-basics-605.aspx
    1125 days ago

    Comment edited on: 9/1/2013 9:01:46 AM
  • BUTEAFULL
    beef stew,just brown the meat first other wise throw in any veggies, some seasoning a little wine and let her cook away
    1125 days ago
  • LIVINGFREE19
    No, sorry.
    1126 days ago
  • MORTICIAADDAMS
    i don't usually use formal recipes but I don't always brown the meat and it does just fine.
    1126 days ago
  • WALLAHALLA
    I buy grill mates marinade packets, mix them up in the crockpot with only 2 Tbls of olive oil, and a lb of boneless skinless chicken breast. At the end of the day, I use 2 forks to shred the chicken and stir it all up. We vary it by serving it over rice, on a bun, wrapped in a tortilla or pita, putting it over baked potatoes, etc. Quick and easy and very tasty.
    1126 days ago
  • MOM2ACAT
    Not sure if the link will work, but I will try. This is a Spark Recipe for Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken. It's very easy, and it's great over rice, or in a taco or burrito.

    http://recipes.spar
    kpeople.com/recipe-detail.asp?r
    ecipe=672711
    1126 days ago
  • GLORYB83
    Crock Pot Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

    Number of Servings: 8

    Ingredients
    8-10 potatoes. sliced
    1 lb. chopped up ham
    1 c. onion, chopped
    2 c. shredded cheddar or swiss cheese
    1 can cream of mushroom soup

    Directions

    Layer ingredients in order listed. Put crockpot on low for 8-10 hrs. or high for 5 hrs.

    Number of Servings: 8

    * I meant to write that you can probably portion and freeze some of this for later
    1126 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/31/2013 2:46:50 PM
  • SIMPLELIFE4REAL
    While I can't eat lots of things in the meatloaf recipe, it sounds like something Jim would love. I'm going to show it to him.
    1126 days ago
  • MOGAL1946
    Can't wait to try that one, Gloria. Probably tomorrow!

    Have you checked out Sparkrecipes.com and entered Crockpot as a search item. I did and there are over 500 recipes on there. Not sure if I can post the link here. Will try.

    recipes.sparkpeople.com
    /recipes.asp?food=crockpot+reci
    pes&anyall=ANY&c1=0&c2=0&c3=0&c
    4=0&c5=0&calories=&prep_time=0&
    total_time=0&calories_operation=1

    You will probably have to copy & paste that one. Good Luck & hope you find lots of happy eating!
    1126 days ago
  • GLORYB83

    ~ Crockpot Meatloaf & Potatoes ~

    2.5 pounds of ground turkey (or beef, if you prefer)
    1 egg
    3/4 cup smashed cornflakes or bread crumbs ( but I prefer corn flakes)
    1 envelope of Lipton onion soup mix
    1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
    salt, pepper, paprika, garlic salt, Italian seasoning to taste.
    Mix the ingredients well and form a “loaf” in the bottom of your crock pot.

    Then, wash 5-6 potatoes, prick them with a knife or fork, and wrap them in foil. Place them around the meatloaf. Cook for 8-10 hours on low.

    I hope this helps, I have a lot of crockpot meals.
    Have a nice weekend!
    1126 days ago
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