Monday, September 29, 2014

Wild Rice with Fruits and Nuts Crockpot Recipe

Wild Rice with Fruits and Nuts Crockpot Recipe



Ingredients needed:

* 2 cups of wild rice (or wild rice blend), rinsed
* 1/2 cup dried cranberries
* 1/2 cup chopped California sun-dried raisins
* 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
* 1/2 cup almond slivers, toasted
* 5 to 6 cups of chicken broths
* 1 cup of orange juice
* 2 tablespoons of butter, melted
* 1 teaspoon of ground cumin
* 2 green onions, thinly sliced
* 2 to 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
* Salt and black pepper, to taste

Preparation steps:

* Combine wild rice, cranberries, raisins, apricots and almonds into crockpot.
* Combine 5 cups of chicken broth, orange juice, butter and cumin in medium bowl. Pour mixture over rice; mix well.
* Cover and cook on low for 7 hours or on high for 3 hours. Stir once, adding more hot broth if necessary.
* When rice is soft to the bite, add green onions, parsley, salt and pepper.
* Cover and cook on low for 10 minutes longer.

Enjoy
(Serves 6 to 8)

Swiss Cheese Scalloped Potatoes Crockpot Recipe

Swiss Cheese Scalloped Potatoes Crockpot Recipe



Ingredients needed:

* 2 pounds of baking potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
* 1/2 cup finely chopped yellow onion
* 1/4 teaspoon of salt
* 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
* 2 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces
* 1/2 cup of milk
* 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
* 3 ounces Swiss cheese slices, torn into small pieces
* 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions, optional

Preparation steps:

* Layer half of the potatoes, 1/4 cup onion, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg and 1 tablespoon of butter into crockpot. Repeat layers.
* Cover and cook on low for 7 hours or on high for 3 1/2 hours.
* Remove potatoes with slotted spoon to serving dish and cover with foil to keep warm.
* Blend milk and flour in small bowl until smooth. Stir mixture into cooking liquid. Add cheese; stir to combine. Turn crockpot to high. Cover and cook on high for 10 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir. Pour cheese mixture over potatoes and serve. Garnish with chopped green onions.

Enjoy
(Serves 6)

Panama Pork Stew Crockpot Recipe

Panama Pork Stew Crockpot Recipe



Ingredients needed:

* 2 small sweet potatoes (about 3/4 pound), peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces.
* 1 package of frozen corn (10 ounces)
* 1 package of frozen cut green beans (9 ounces)
* 1 cup of chopped onion
* 1 1/4 pounds pork stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
* 1 can of diced tomatoes, undrained
* 1/4 cup of water
* 1 to 2 tablespoons of chili powder
* 1/2 teaspoon of salt
* 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander

Preparation steps:

* Place potatoes, corn, green beans and onion into crockpot. Top with pork.
* Combine tomatoes with juice, water, chili powder, salt and coriander in medium bowl. Pour over pork.
* Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.

Enjoy
(Serves 6)

Mexican Cornbread Pudding Crockpot Recipe

Mexican Cornbread Pudding Crockpot Recipe



Ingredients needed:

* 1 can of cream-style corn (14 3/4 ounces)
* 2 eggs
* 1 can of diced mild green chiles (4 ounces)
* 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
* 3/4 cup of yellow cornmeal
* 2 tablespoons of sugar
* 2 teaspoons of baking powder
* 3/4 teaspoon of salt
* 1/2 cup of shredded Cheddar cheese

Preparation steps:

* Coat crockpot with nonstick cooking spray.
* Combine corn, eggs, chiles, oil, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Stir well to blend.
* Pour into crockpot. Cover and cook on low for 2 hours or until center is set.
* Sprinkle cheese over top. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Enjoy
(Serves 8)

Spinach Gorgonzola Corn Bread Crockpot Recipe

Spinach Gorgonzola Corn Bread Crockpot Recipe



Ingredients needed:

* 2 boxes of cornbread mix (8 1/2 ounces each)
* 3 eggs
* 1/2 cup cream
* 1 box of frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained (10 ounces)
* 1 cup of crumbled gorgonzola
* 1 teaspoon of black pepper
* Paprika, optional

Preparation steps:

* Coat crockpot with cooking spray.
* Mix all ingredients in a medium bowl. Place batter in crockpot.
* Cover and cook on high for 1 1/2 hours.
* Sprinkle top with paprika for more colorful crust, if desired.
* Let bread cook completely before inverting onto serving platter.

Enjoy
(Serves 10)

Asian Beef Stew Crockpot Recipe

Asian Beef Stew Crockpot Recipe



Ingredients needed:

* 2 onions, cut into 1/4-inch slices
* 1 1/2 pounds round steak, sliced thin across the grain
* 2 stalks of celery, sliced
* 2 carrots, peeled and sliced or 1 cup of peeled baby carrots
* 1 cup of sliced mushrooms
* 1 cup of orange juice
* 1 cup of beef broth
* 1/3 cup of hoisin sauce
* 2 tablespoons of cornstarch
* 1 to 2 teaspoons of curry powder
* 1 cup of frozen peas
* Hot cooked rice
* Chopped fresh cilantro, optional

Preparation steps:

* Place onions, beef, celery, carrots and mushrooms into crockpot.
* Combine orange juice, broth, hoisin sauce, cornstarch and curry powder in a small bowl. Pour into crockpot.
* Cover and cook on high for 5 hours.
* Stir in peas. Cook 20 minutes longer.
* Serve with hot cooked rice, and garnish with cilantro, if desired.

Enjoy
(Serves 6)

Beef and Mushroom Stew Crockpot Recipe

Beef and Mushroom Stew Crockpot Recipe



Ingredients needed:

* 1 pound beef stew meat
* 1 can of cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
* 2 cans of sliced mushrooms, drained
* 1 package of dry onion soup (1 ounce)
* Hot cooked noodles

Preparation steps:

* Combine all ingredients except noodles into crockpot.
* Cover and cook on low for 9 hours.

Serve over noodles and enjoy
(Serves 4)