- December 14, 2015 at 12:18 pm #366304
Here are my top 15 Once a Month Cooking Crockpot Freezer Meals. You simply take 15 (1-gallon) Ziploc bags, add the ingredients to each bag, remove the air and seal. Or you can use a foodsaver vacuum sealer.
A few Tips, always cut meat against the grain so the pieces will be tender. The homemade seasoning mixes referenced I found on here on Budget101 under Seasoning Mixes.
pot roast- 1 chuck roast (2.5-3 pounds), carrots, onion, potatoes (red,
or sweet for paleo) 1 tsp minced garlic, 1/2 tsp thyme, salt and pepper. 16 oz beef broth.
french shredded beef- 1 chuck roast (2.5-3 pounds), 4 tsp homemade ranch
seasoning, 1 tsp homemade italian seasoning, onion, garlic, 16 oz beef
green chili beef- 1 chuck roast (2.5-3 pounds), 1 jar green salsa, 1-2 tsp minced garlic, 2 onions, Cut into chunks
chicken fajitas- 4 chicken breasts cut into slices, Onion, red pepper, green pepper, tons of Mexican seasonings, 8 oz chicken broth.
italian chicken- 4-chicken breasts cut into slices, 6 tablespoons Italian seasoning. 8 oz chicken broth.
chicken & dumplings 4-chicken breasts cut into chunks, 1 cream mushroom, 1 cream chicken, 1
cup coconut milk last 45 minutes, in last hour- add one can of cut up
biscuits (uncooked) (cut them to about 1″ pieces before adding into the crock pot)
cheesy chicken – 4-chicken breasts cut into chunks, 1 can of mushrooms, 8 oz chicken broth,
Last hour add: 1/4 cup coconut milk, 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, bag
of frozen broccoli.
hawaiian chicken- 4-chicken breasts cut into chunks, 1 can pineapple Not drained!, 1 jar of Hawaiian BBQ sauce. Add 1/2 cup water when it goes into crock pot.
ranch chicken 4-chicken breasts cut into chunks. 1/4 cup homemade ranch seasoning. 16 oz chicken broth.
4-6 potatoes cut into chunks
green chili chicken – 4-chicken breasts cut into chunks, 1 jar green salsa, garlic, 2 onions cut into large chunks
pork tenderloin single pork tenderloin. 1 Onion,2 sweet potatoes, 2
tablespoons homemade ranch seasoning, 1 tablespoon italian seasoning, 6
oz red wine. Last hour: add a bag of frozen mixed veggies.
ranch pork chops- 4-chops, 6 tablespoons homemade ranch seasoning. 4-6
potatoes cut in half, Carrots. 8 oz chicken broth.
italian pork chops- 4-6 chops. 6 tablespoons Italian seasoning mix. During Last
hour add: bag of frozen peas or mixed veggies and 1/4 cup coconut milk.
CHILI 1 pound cooked ground beef or turkey, 2 cans BBQ beans, 2 cans diced Rotel-Style
tomatoes, 1 can black beans (drained), 2 cans white beans (drained), 2 tsp minced garlic ,1 lg Diced onion, 1 Tbs Chili Seasoning
PHILLY 2 lbs cube steak, raw cut into strips. Red & green bell peppers- cut into chunks, 2 large onions cut into chunks, 8oz beef broth, seasonings. During the Last 30 min top with provolone cheese
Cooking times can be gauged pretty easily using this chart:
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- December 16, 2015 at 11:45 pm #462604mosParticipant
How long should each be cooked in the crockpot?
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