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I'm looking for a really good crock pot recipe. Anybody have anything they can suggest?

Wed. Jan 16, 6:39pm

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If you go into the search mode and type in slow cooker season you will get a previous thread with lots of recipes.
The full title was "tis the slow cooker season."
Hope you find what you want.
Also would be good to get some more.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008, 8:38 PM

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Beef Daube Provencal:

2 teaspoons olive oil
12 garlic cloves, crushed
1 (2-pound) boneless chuck roast, trimmed and cut into 2-inch cubes
1 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
1 cup red wine
2 cups chopped carrot
1 1/2 cups chopped onion
1/2 cup less-sodium beef broth
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
Dash of ground cloves
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 bay leaf
3 cups hot cooked medium egg noodles (about 4 cups uncooked noodles)
Chopped fresh thyme (optional)

Heat olive oil in a small Dutch oven over low heat. Add garlic to pan; cook for 5 minutes or until garlic is fragrant, stirring occasionally. Remove garlic with a slotted spoon; set aside. Increase heat to medium-high. Add beef to pan. Sprinkle beef with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Cook 5 minutes, browning on all sides. Remove beef from pan. Add wine to pan, and bring to a boil, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Add garlic, beef, remaining 1 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper, carrot, and next 8 ingredients (through bay leaf) to pan; bring to a boil.

Place beef mixture in an electric slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH for 5 hours.

6 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup stew and 1/2 cup noodles)

CALORIES 367(31% from fat); FAT 12.8g (sat 4.3g,mono 5.8g,poly 0.9g); PROTEIN 29.1g; CHOLESTEROL 105mg; CALCIUM 76mg; SODIUM 776mg; FIBER 3.9g; IRON 4.3mg; CARBOHYDRATE 33.4g

Wednesday, January 16, 2008, 11:05 PM

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Whole "Roasted" Chicken

1 Chicken thawed - remove bag of 'parts' from the middle
stuff the chicken cavity with garlic cloves and lemon halves
put in crock pot over a small bed of chunked onions, baby carrots and chunked potatoes (not cut too small!)
top with 1 package of lipton onion soup mix
add 1/4 cup of water to the bottom

cook on low 6-7 hours or med 4 hours

meat will FALL off the bones.

Thursday, January 17, 2008, 9:22 AM

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not too healthy but easy and tasty:
16 oz. bar b que sauce
16 oz grape jelly
2 packages of kilbasi (cut to bite size peices)
Let cook for about 6 hours
sounds weird but nice hardy winter meal...depending where you live
I serve w/ red roasted potatoes

Thursday, January 17, 2008, 9:45 AM

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Beef Stew:

a cup or so of barley in the bottom
a package of frozen "stew vegetables"
a package of stew beef, from the meat section of the grocery store
a package of fresh sliced mushrooms

Layer it in that order, sprinkling with some beef bouillion in between each layer (just a bit) and on top. Then fill crockpot with water until about 1" below top of mushrooms (so you can see it between the cracks). Cook on low all day long or on high for half the day.

That night, it is really tasty with a great broth; as leftovers, it is very thick and hearty.

Thursday, January 17, 2008, 12:48 PM

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