Healthy Crock Pot Recipes

Healthy Crock Pot Recipes

Chicken and Rice

  • 3 cans Cream of chicken soup (or Chicken Broth)
  • 2 cups Uncooked instant rice
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast or breast tenders
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 1/4 t. paprika
  • 1/4 t. black pepper
  • 1/2 t. Greek seasoning
  • 1/2 cup diced celery

Directions:

    1. Optional: when serving, top with a sprinkle of grated parmesan cheese
    2. Combine soup, rice and water in crock pot
    3. Add chicken; sprinkle with salt, paprika and pepper. Sprinkle celery over chicken, or put everything into zip-lock bag and shake.
    4. Cover; cook on LOW 6 to 8 hours or HIGH 3 to 4 hours.

Makes 4 servings.

Thirteen – Bean and Ham Soup

  • 13 Bean soup mix
  • 3 cups chopped ham from a picnic shoulder or 1 meaty ham hock
  • 3 stalks celery chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Dash fresh ground pepper
  • Dash garlic powder
  • Water to fill pot three-fourths full
  • 1 can diced tomatoes

Directions:

    1. Wash beans thoroughly before placing in the crock pot.
    2. Add remaining ingredients.
    3. Cook on LOW 8 hours.
    4. Add water if needed as beans begin to soften and absorb it.

Crockpot Barbecue Chicken

  • 3 frozen, skinless boneless chicken breast
  • 1 (12 ounce) bottle Barbecue sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

    1. Place chicken in crock pot.
    2. Pour barbecue sauce over the chicken.
    3. Cover and cook 3 to 4 hours on HIGH or 6 to 8 hours on LOW.
    4. Shred chicken with 2 forks and stir.

White Bean and Turkey Sausage Soup

  • 1 lb. bag great northern beans
  • 2 cups diced or shredded carrots
  • 2 cups diced celery
  • 2 cups diced onion (1 medium)
  • 1 pkg. (14-16 oz.) smoked turkey sausage, diced

Directions:

    1. Soak beans in water overnight.
    2. Combine soaked beans and remaining ingredients in crock pot and cover with water.
    3. Turn on LOW and leave to cook for 12 hours.
    4. After 8 hours, mash about half the beans, stir well. Cook for a few hours more.
    5. After 12 hours of cooking, add salt and pepper to taste.

Crockpot Chili

  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 2 (14 oz.) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 15 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 (15 oz.) cans red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water

Directions:

    1. Cook ground turkey in heavy skillet until brown and drain.
    2. Mix all ingredients except cornstarch and water.
    3. Put in crock pot on LOW 6 to 7 until vegetables are tender.
    4. Turn to HIGH.
    5. Mix cornstarch and water until smooth and add to chili; stirring well.
    6. Uncover and cook for 15 minutes until slightly thickened.

Texas Beef Barbeque

  • 1 4 lb. boneless beef sirloin tip roast
  • 1 can (5.5 oz.) spicy hot V8 juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground mustard
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1/4 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 16 kaiser rolls, split

Directions:

    1. Cut roast in half, place in 5 quart slow cooker.
    2. Combine the V8 juice, water, vinegar, ketchup, sauce, brown sugar, and seasonings; pour over roast.
    3. Cover and cook LOW 8 to 10 hours or until meat is tender.
    4. Remove meat and shred with 2 forks; return to slow cooker and heat through.
    5. Spoon 1/2 cup meat mixture onto each roll.

1 sandwich = 339 calories, 8g. fat (2g. saturated), 60 mg. cholesterol, 606 mg. sodium, 39g. carb., 1g. fiber, 27g. protein

Italian-Style Crockpot Stuffed Peppers

  • 4 large bell peppers
  • 1.5 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 lb. raw ground turkey
  • 1.5 cups chicken broth
  • 1 (15 oz.) can of Italian-style diced tomatoes, drained with juice reserved
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute (or 1 egg)
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1.5 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper

Directions:

    1. Cut just the tops off peppers and remove seeds and ribs from inside.
    2. in a large mixing bowl, combine ground turkey, cooked rice, 1/2 of the can of chopped tomatoes, onion, garlic, parmesan cheese, egg and spices.
    3. Mix well until evenly combined.
    4. Stuff peppers with mixture and place into crock pot, stuffed side up.
    5. Pour chicken broth and remaining canned tomatoes with juice over and around peppers.
    6. Cover and cook on HIGH 5-6 hours or LOW for 8 hours.
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