Friday, January 30, 2015

Slow Cooker White Turkey Chili from Taste and Tell

This Slow Cooker White Turkey Chili would be perfect for the Superbowl.

Slow Cooker White Turkey Chili from Taste and Tell found on SlowCookerFromScratch.com
  (Photo from Taste and Tell.)

(For Friday Favorites we spotlight past recipes that you may have missed, and this Slow Cooker White Turkey Chili from Taste and Tell sounds perfect for a Superbowl party.  I first shared this for Superbowl 2013 when I had a broken arm, so making it would be a lot easier for me this year!)

There's a big chili-eating day coming up this weekend, and before I broke my arm I was planning a round-up of chili recipes in honor of the Superbowl.  But now that I'm typing everything laboriously with a couple of fingers, that is not going to happen!  Instead I decided I'd feature a chili recipe  that looks just perfect to me, this Slow Cooker White Turkey Chili from Taste and Tell.   I'd love a big bowl of this on Superbowl Sunday!

Ingredients for this CrockPot Recipe:
  • olive oil
  • onion
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • toasted ground cumin
  • minced garlic
  • jalapeno
  • Anaheim chiles
  • low-sodium chicken broth
  • diced cooked turkey
  • cooked white beans
  • fresh oregano
  • fresh cilantro
  • cornmeal
  • Shredded jack cheese, sour cream and lime wedges for serving

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Crockpot Taco Soup from Crockpot Gourmet

Crockpot Taco Soup sounds delicious for dinner and perfect to serve for parties.

Crockpot Taco Soup from Crockpot Gourmet found on SlowCookerFromScratch.com

There are a lot of versions of taco soup out there, but there are a couple of things I love about this Crockpot Taco Soup from Crockpot Gourmet.  For one thing, Jennifer uses her homemade taco seasoning and homemade ranch seasoning, for fresher flavor without extra chemicals.  Second, instead of regular beans, this soup has refried beans, which add flavor and thicken the soup.  And finally, this soup is ultra easy; if you brown the meat the night before you can get it in the slow cooker in minutes.  I bet this would be a hit for any kind of game-day party but it also sounds perfect for a family dinner; enjoy!

Ingredients for this CrockPot Recipe:

Monday, January 26, 2015

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Rice Bowls from 365 Days of Slow Cooking

These Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Rice Bowls sound wonderful for game-day eats or an easy family dinner.

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Rice Bowls from 365 Days of Slow Cooking found on SlowCookerFromScratch.com
Photos from 365 Days of Slow Cooking

I'm don't have to tell you that there's a big football game this week, do I?  You can use your slow cooker to make traditional Superbowl party fare like Dips, Pulled Pork, or Chili but if you'd like something new to eat during the game, I think these Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Rice Bowls from 365 Days of Slow Cooking sound perfect.  And I love that the vegetables are sauteed at the last minute so they're still a bit crisp when you serve them over the rice, black bean, and chicken mixture.  Touchdown for this recipe!

Ingredients for this CrockPot Recipe:
  • Boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • can of black beans
  • brown rice
  • water
  • salsa
  • bay leaf
  • cumin
  • garlic salt
  • green or red bell pepper
  • onion
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • fresh lime juice
  • grated cheddar

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Slow Cooker Armadillo Beef Brisket from The Perfect Pantry

The beef is rubbed with Lydia's version of Texas Armadillo Rub in this Slow Cooker Armadillo Brisket.

Slow Cooker Armadillo Beef Brisket from The Perfect Pantry found on SlowCookerFromScratch.com
(Photos from The Perfect Pantry.)

It was a bottle of Armadillo Rub purchased on a trip to Austin that inspired this Slow Cooker Armadillo Beef Brisket from The Perfect Pantry, but you won't have to make a trip to Texas to get those flavors because Lydia has recreated the rub for you in this recipe.  Brisket gets perfectly tender and flavorful in the slow cooker, and everything about this spicy brisket with southwestern flavors sounds delicious to me.  (Replacing the beer with stock will make this low-carb and gluten-free.)

Ingredients for this CrockPot Recipe:
  • ancho chile powder
  • cayenne pepper
  • chipotle chili powder
  • paprika
  • ground cumin
  • garlic powder
  • onion powder
  • kosher salt
  • black pepper
  • brisket
  • oil
  • onion
  • Ro-Tel tomatoes
  • beer (regular or non-alcoholic)

Friday, January 23, 2015

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Black Bean and Rice Soup with Lime and Cilantro from Kalyn's Kitchen

This favorite vegetarian Black Bean and Rice Soup with Lime and Cilantro can easily be vegan if you use vegetable stock.

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Black Bean and Rice Soup with Lime and Cilantro from Kalyn's Kitchen found on SlowCookerFromScratch.com
 (Photo from Kalyn's Kitchen.)

(For Friday Favorites we spotlight past recipes that you may have missed, and this Slow Cooker Vegetarian Black Bean and Rice Soup with Lime and Cilantro is without a doubt the slow cooker soup I've made the most through the years.  Hope you enjoy if you have not tried this one!) 

For many years I've had a yearly soup party at my house in Salt Lake, and this delicious Slow Cooker Vegetarian Black Bean and Rice Soup with Lime and Cilantro from Kalyn's Kitchen was one of the soups I make every year for a vegetarian option.  I soon learned to make a big batch of it, because even the non-vegetarians would gobble up this soup.  This easy soup that uses mostly pantry ingredients is a perfect vegetarian dinner for any day of the week, and no matter what the weather is like at your house I promise this soup will taste great!

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