Category Archives: SLOW COOKER RECIPES

Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole is an easy to prepare slow cooker recipe for your Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner options. It takes only (20) minutes to prepare and (3) hours to cook. Spare the space in your oven for other items and try this delicious casserole. Ingredients include: Sweet Potatoes, brown sugar, butter, pecans, marshmallows and is well-seasoned. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes (12) servings. Sweet Potato Casserole will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.sweet-potato-casserole

Equipment Needed: 5-6 Quart Slow Cooker
Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 3 Hours.
Total Time: 3Hours-20 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:
(3 lbs) sweet potatoes, peeled, diced (1/2″)
2 Tbsp light brown sugar
3 Tbsp melted butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 cup miniature marshmallows
1/2 cup toasted chopped pecans

Slow Cooker Chicken Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Soup is a recipe for a delicious and hearty soup. It takes only (10) minutes to prepare. You will need a 4 or 5 Quart slow cooker for this recipe. Ingredients include: Chicken breast meat, green beans, carrots, cabbage, onions, tomatoes, celery, edamame, chicken broth and is well-seasoned. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low carbohydrates, low sugars, low cholesterol, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (10) servings with a (1-1/2) cup serving size. Slow Cooker Chicken Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.slow-cooker-chicken-soup-jpg

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 4-1/4 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups chopped cabbage
1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 medium-size onion, chopped
1 cup chopped carrots
1 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup pearl barley
1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1-1/4 lbs total)
6 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup frozen edamame
1 cup frozen cut green beans
1 cup chopped zucchini

Chicken-Bean Appetizer

Chicken-Bean Appetizer is a spicy, Tex-Mex style, Slow Cooker recipe which is best suited for large holiday or game-day crowds. You will need a 4-5 quart slow cooker for this. Ingredients include: Boneless chicken thighs, cannellini beans, tomatoes, Pepper-Jack cheese, cream of chicken soup. It is well-seasoned and served with tortilla chips. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (16) Servings. Chicken-Bean Appetizer will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 30 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 2-/2 to 6 Hours.
Required Equipment: (4-5 Quart) Slow Cooker

INGREDIENTS:

1 (14-1/2 oz) can Mexican-style diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (10.75 oz) can condensed cream of chicken soup
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
2 (19 oz) cans  cans cannellini (white kidney) beans, drained, rinsed
(1-1/2 lbs) skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut in 1/2″ pieces
1 cup, (4 oz pkg) shredded Pepper-Jack cheese
Tortilla Chips, for dipping
Chopped fresh tomatoes, optional
Sour Cream, optional

Slow Cooker Chicken-Rice Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken-Rice soup is an easy recipe for a spicy and hearty soup. This recipe requires a (3-1/2 Quart) slow cooker. Ingredients include: Boneless chicken, wild-rice, white rice, chicken broth, celery and onions which is seasoned with crushed red pepper and thyme. There is only (10) minutes of prep time for this simple to make soup. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (8) servings. Slow Cooker Chicken-Rice Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 7-8 Hours.
Required Equipment:
(3-1/2) Quart Slow Cooker
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INGREDIENTS:

(1 lb) Skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 4 breast halves), cut into cubes
1/2 cup uncooked wild rice
1/2 cup uncooked white long-grain white rice
1 Tbsp vegetable oil
5-1/4 cups orgainic chicken broth
2 tsp dried thyme leaves, crushed
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
2 celery ribs, coarsley chopped, (about 1 cup)
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup sour cream, optional
1/4 cup chopped green onions, optional

Lentil-Sausage Soup

Lentil-Sausage Soup is an easy, delicious and hearty recipe for a slow cooker soup. Ingredients include: Spicy chicken sausage links, onion, carrots, lentils, garlic and celery. Just cut up the vegetables and throw everything in the slow cooker. NOTE: {This recipe requires a (4 or 5 quart) slow cooker}. It is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (6) servings with a (1-1/2 cup) serving size. Lentil-Sausage Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.lentil-sausage-soup

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 8 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

1 carton (32 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
3 (3 oz each) fully cooked,
spicy chicken sausage links, sliced (1/2″ thick)

1 cup dried lentils, rinsed
1 medium-size onion, chopped
1 medium-size carrot, chopped
1 celery rib, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tsp dried thyme