Category Archive: Slow Cooker

Santa Fe Chicken – Slow Cooker

Santa Fe Chicken Slow Cooker

Chicken breasts, salsa, black beans and corn all simmer together in the slow cooker. As if that isn’t already a fabulous recipe, it gets even better. Prior to serving, some light cream cheese is stirred into the mix. Yum right? It gets all melty and creates a wonderful rich and creamy sauce. All of the recipes …

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Cider Braised Pork and Fall Vegetables

Cider Braised Pork and Fall Vegetables

Apple cider makes this stew rather sweet so be sure and choose a tart apple to add the last 20 minutes of cooking time. The pork loin was tender and moist. Although tasty, the end result was really sweet – we like less sweet main dishes so if I made this again I would cut …

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Mushroom Barley Soup

Mushroom Barley Soup Nutmeg Notebook

Even though this is a meatless meal it still packs a whopping 10 grams of protein per serving. The mushrooms and barley give it plenty of chewmaking it quite satisfying and filling. Mushroom Barley Soup 2 cups beef broth 99% fat free 8 cups chicken broth 99% fat free 2 large carrots, peeled, sliced 2 …

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Turkey Jambalaya – Slow Cooker

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Turkey, andouille sausage, rice, tomatoes and spices give this dish tons of flavor! If you like a fiery hot jambalaya use a spicy sausage and more red pepper or some hot sauce. I kept mine more on the mild side in an attempt to appeal to a variety of taste buds. Of course you could use …

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Chicken Curry – Slow Cooker

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This is a mild, mellow curry but if you prefer a hotter dish feel free to use more curry powder and more dried chili’s. Hubby Tom thought is was just right as is. We had our curry over some fragrant Jasmine rice and topped it off with a hefty amount of fresh cilantro. This is …

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