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I just bought a slow cooker not too long ago. Can anyone provide a good recipe that they love using their slow cooker? I made dinners with recipes that I found online but none of them wow-ed me at all. Thanks!

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Annasofia

Asked by Annasofia at 8:49 PM on Jan. 15, 2013 in Food & Drink

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  • Not much of a recipe gir. I do like making a pork or beef roast with a jar of Herdez salsa over top & cook slow, always good.
    sarasmommy777

    Answer by sarasmommy777 at 8:51 PM on Jan. 15, 2013

  • *girl
    sarasmommy777

    Answer by sarasmommy777 at 8:51 PM on Jan. 15, 2013

  • If you say it is good I will try it out. What is Herdez salsa?
    Annasofia

    Comment by Annasofia (original poster) at 8:53 PM on Jan. 15, 2013

  • Cream Cheese Chicken

    1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
    1 envelope dry italian dressing mix
    1/4 cup water
    8 oz light cream cheese, softened
    1 can cream of mushroom soup
    4 oz jar sliced mushrooms (or saute fresh when you're ready to boil the pasta/rice)

    Place chicken in crock pot. Mix dressing mix with water, pour over chicken and cover. Cook on low for 3 hours. Mix together soup and cream cheese. Stir in mushrooms. Pour over chicken; cover. Cook on low another hour or until chicken juices are clear.

    Stir sauce together til combined, then serve over pasta or rice.

    Makes 4 servings.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 9:04 PM on Jan. 15, 2013

  • Yum ginger - I'm going to try that!
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 10:08 PM on Jan. 15, 2013

  • I have never used one but Martha Stewart and America's Test Kitchen both have add slow cooker recipes on their site.
    booklover545

    Answer by booklover545 at 10:16 PM on Jan. 15, 2013

  • You can make a delicious pot roast in your slow cooker:

    2 tablespoons olive oil and 1 tablespoon butter
    2 (10.75 ounce) Cans condensed cream of
    mushroom soup
    1 (1 ounce) Package dry onion soup mix
    Salt
    Pepper
    Seasoning salt
    3-4 springs Rosemary
    3-4 springs of thyme
    1 onion sliced into rings
    1/2-1 cup red wine
    2 TBS Worcestershire sauce
    1 1/4 cups Beef broth
    12-16 oz. Package of fresh mushrooms, sliced-optional
    4-5 pound arm roast
    1 Packet brown gravy
    2 TBS sugar
    Cornstarch-as needed.

    spottedpony

    Answer by spottedpony at 10:16 PM on Jan. 15, 2013

  • pot roast con't:

    In a slow cooker, mix cream of mushroom soup, dry onion soup mix, red wine and beef broth. Add 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce. Season the roast with generous amounts of seasoning salt,or salt. Add thyme, rosemary, and pepper. Pat flour all over the roast, add oil and butter to a heated skillet and brown on high only a few minutes each side. Place browned roast in the slow cooker. Add the sliced onions to the skillet where you browned the beef and cook until onions are soft, then add them to the slow cooker, add mushrooms. Cook on Low setting for 8 to 9 hours. When done, lift roast out and fish out onions. Whisk in 2 TBS sugar and 1 packet of brown gravy to sauce. Add cornstarch one table spoon at a time until thickened. Add water if it gets too thick. Slice the roast and serve with gravy.
    spottedpony

    Answer by spottedpony at 10:21 PM on Jan. 15, 2013

  • I don't have any recipes of my own, but this group has tons of great ideas. Enjoy.

    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 11:08 PM on Jan. 15, 2013

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