Saturday, August 2, 2014

Chocolate Stuffed French Toast Crockpot Recipe

Chocolate Stuffed French Toast Crockpot Recipe



Ingredients needed:

* 6 slices of day old challah (3/4 inch thick)
* 1/2 cup of semisweet chocolate chips, divided
* 6 eggs
* 3 cups of half-and-half
* 2/3 cup of sugar
* 1 teaspoon of vanilla
* 1/4 teaspoon of salt
* Powdered sugar or warm maple syrup
* Fresh fruit, optional

Preparation steps:

* Generously butter 2 1/2 quart baking dish that fits inside of a 6-quart crockpot. Arrange 2 bread slices in bottom of dish. Sprinkle on 1/4 cup of chocolate chips. Add 2 more bread slices. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup of chocolate chips. Top with remaining 2 bread slices.
* Beat eggs in a large bowl. Stir in half-and-half, sugar, vanilla and salt. Pour egg mixture over bread layers. Press bread into liquid. Set aside 10 minutes or until bread has absorbed liquid. Cover dish with buttered foil, butter-side down.
* Pour 1 inch hot water into crockpot. Add baking dish. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Remove dish and let stand for 10 minutes to firm up. Serve with powdered sugar. Garnish with fresh fruit, if desired.

Enjoy
(Serves 6)

Spicy Grits with Chicken Crockpot Recipe

Spicy Grits with Chicken Crockpot Recipe



Ingredients needed:

* 4 cups of chicken broth
* 1 cup of grits
* 1 jalapeno pepper, cored, seeded and finely chopped
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 1/4 teaspoon of paprika
* 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
* 3/4 cup of shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
* 1 1/2 cups of chopped cooked chicken breast
* 1/2 cup of half-and-half
* 2 tablespoons chopped chives, plus additional for garnish

Preparation steps:

* Combine broth, grits, jalapeno, salt, paprika and pepper into crockpot. Stir well. Cover and cook low for 4 hours.
* Add cheese and stir until melted. Stir in chicken, half-and-half and 2 tablespoons chives. Add salt and pepper.
* Cover and cook on low for 15 minutes to blend flavors. Garnish with chives, if desired.

Serve immediately and enjoy
(Serves 6)

Lemon Dilled Parsnips and Turnips Crockpot Recipe

Lemon Dilled Parsnips and Turnips Crockpot Recipe



Ingredients needed:

* 2 cups of chicken broth
* 1/4 cup of chopped green onions
* 4 tablespoons of lemon juice
* 4 tablespoons of dried dill
* 1 teaspoon of minced garlic
* 4 turnips, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
* 3 parsnips, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
* 4 tablespoons of cornstarch
* 1/4 cup of cold water

Preparation steps:

* Combine broth, green onions, lemon juice, dill and garlic into crockpot.
* Add turnips and parsnips; stir well to combine. Cover and cook on low for 3 1/2 hours or until vegetables are tender.
* Turn crockpot to high. Dissolve cornstarch in water. Add to crockpot; stir well to combine. Cook on high for 15 minutes longer or until thickened.

Enjoy
(Serves 8)

Sweet and Sour Shrimp with Pineapple Crockpot Recipe

Sweet and Sour Shrimp with Pineapple Crockpot Recipe



Ingredients needed:

* 3 cans of pineapple chunks, drained and 1 cup of juice reserved
* 2 packages of frozen snow peas, thawed
* 1/4 cup of cornstarch
* 1/3 cup plus 2 teaspoons of sugar
* 2 chicken bouillon cubes
* 2 cups of boiling water
* 4 teaspoons of soy sauce
* 1 teaspoon of ground ginger
* 1 pound shrimp, peeled, deveined and cleaned
* 1/4 cup of cider vinegar
* Hot cooked rice

Preparation steps:

* Drain pineapple chunks, reserving 1 cup juice. Place pineapple and snow peas into crockpot.
* Combine cornstarch and sugar in medium saucepan. Dissolve bouillon cubes in boiling water and add to saucepan. Mix in 1 cup reserved pineapple juice, soy sauce and ginger. Bring to a boil and cook for 1 minute. Pour into crockpot. Cover and cook on low for 5 hours.
* Add shrimp and vinegar. Cover and cook low for 30 minutes or until shrimp are done.
* Serve over hot rice.

Enjoy

Bananas Foster Crockpot Recipe

Bananas Foster Crockpot Recipe



Ingredients needed:

* 12 bananas, cut into quarters
* 1 cup of flaked coconut
* 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
* 1/2 teaspoon of salt
* 1 cup of dark corn syrup
* 2/3 cup of better, melted
* 2 teaspoons of grated lemon peel
* 1/4 cup of lemon juice
* 2 teaspoons of rum
* 12 slices of pound cake
* 1 quart of vanilla ice cream

Preparation steps:

* Combine bananas and coconut in small crockpot. Stir together cinnamon, salt, corn syrup, butter, lemon peel, lemon juice and rum in medium bowl. Pour over bananas.
* Cover and cook on low for 1 1/2 hours. Arrange bananas on pound cake slices. Top with ice cream and pour on warm sauce.

Enjoy

Zesty Mexican Chicken Crockpot Recipe

Zesty Mexican Chicken Crockpot Recipe



Ingredients needed:

* 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 oz. each)
* 1 can of diced tomatoes, undrained
* 1 large onion, chopped
* 1 medium green pepper, chopped
* 3 garlic cloves, minced
* 2 tablespoons of lime juice
* 1 tablespoon of hot pepper sauce
* 1/4 teaspoon of salt
* 1/4 teaspoon of pepper
* 3 cups of hot cooked rice

Preparation steps:

* Place chicken into crockpot coated with cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, onion, green pepper, garlic, lime juice, pepper sauce, salt and pepper. Pour over chicken.
* Cover and cook on low for 3 1/2 hours or until chicken is tender.
* Serve with rice.

Enjoy

Continental Chicken Crockpot Recipe

Continental Chicken Crockpot Recipe



Ingredients needed:

* 1 package of dried beef, cut into pieces (2 1/4 ounces)
* 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1 lb.)
* 4 slices of bacon
* 1 can of cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
* 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour
* 1/4 cup of sour cream
* Hot cooked fettuccine, optional

Preparation steps:

* Coat inside of crockpot with nonstick cooking spray. Place dried beef in bottom. Wrap each chicken breast with 1 bacon slice. Place wrapped chicken on top of dried beef.
* Combine soup and flour in medium bowl; stir until smooth. Pour over chicken. Cover and cook on low for 7 1/2 hours or on high for 3 1/2 hours. Remove chicken to large plate using slotted spoon; keep warm.
* Place sour cream in small bowl; stir in a few tablespoons of cooking liquid from crockpot. Stir sour cream mixture into remaining cooking liquid. Cover; cook on high for 15 minutes or until thickened. Serve chicken and sauce over fettuccine, if desired.

Enjoy