5 Cheap and Easy Crockpot Meals
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5 Cheap and Easy Crockpot Meals

Posted on Monday, September 24th, 2012 at 9:27 am
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Need a quick meal idea tonight? These cheap and easy Crockpot meals satisfy everyone in the family!Everyone wants a delicious a nutritious meal to eat come dinner time.   Sure there are plenty of two-step box dinner meals to make or you could pick something up on the way home that’s halfway nutritious, but nothing beats a true home cooked meal. Unfortunately, we don’t always have the time to make that meal. That’s where the Crockpot comes in handy.  Crockpots allow you to throw items in, let them cook all day, and come home to a meal that’s sure to satisfy everyone in the family.  Check out these recipes for cheap and easy Crockpot meals!

 5 Quick & Easy Slow Cooker Recipes

Crockpot Italian Chicken

  • One bottle of your favorite Italian dressing
  • 6 chicken breasts
  • Bag of frozen vegetables

Place the chicken in the Crockpot and pour the Italian dressing over them.  Cook on high for 4-6 hours, adding the frozen vegetables halfway through (this step is optional).

French Dip Crockpot Sandwiches

  • 2 lb beef brisket
  • 1 package dry onion soup mix
  • 10 oz can condensed beef broth
  • French baguette rolls

Combine brisket, soup mix, and beef broth in the Crockpot and cook on low for 8-10 hours until the beef is tender.  Skim off any fat in the Crockpot.  Remove the brisket and cut into slices. Serve on rolls with the broth for dipping.

Easy Crockpot Pork Chops

  • 4 well-trimmed pork chops
  • 1 package dry onion soup mix
  • 10 oz can ready to serve chicken broth

Place pork chops in Crockpot.  Combine the soup mix and chicken broth in a bowl, then pour over pork chops.  Cook on low for 6-8 hours.

Crockpot Chili

  • 1 large can of tomato sauce
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 2 cans beans
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/4 cup diced onion

Combine all ingredients and season with salt and pepper.  Cook on low for 8 hours.

Crockpot Shredded Buffalo Chicken

  • 6-8 raw chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of wing sauce
  • 1/4 cup yellow mustard
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • Burger buns
  • Lettuce
  • Tomato

Spray the Crockpot with cooking spray then place the chicken in it and cover with wing sauce, mustard, and vinegar. Cook on high for 5 hours.  When there’s about 20 minutes left, shred the chicken then stir it in with the sauce already in the pot. Replace the lid and continue cooking for remaining time.  Serve on burger buns with lettuce and tomato.


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