Don’t get pinched! Not only are we wearing green, we are eating it too! These are a favorite around our house, and we thought they would be a great way to...
Sloppy Joes II – Made easy in the slow cooker
Green beans and new potatoes make the best side dish to any feast, and this slow cooked side dish is easy to make. Slow cooker side dishes for entertaining.
Used 6-quart slow cooker
We thought this year we would definitely have a Crockin’ Thanksgiving, and these four slow cooking recipes sure turned out YUMMY! Two side dishes, a turkey, and a dessert were all key players in our tasty feast! These are also sure to be crocked with no special occasion required in our homes!
Garlic Smashed Potatoes:
3 lbs. small red potatoes 5 garlic cloves, minced 1 onion, diced 2 tablespoons olive oil ⅔ cup water 1 cup cream cheese with onions and chives 2 tablespoons buttered ½ cup milk or heavy whipping cream Salt and pepper to taste Dice potatoes. Directions:
Place potatoes in the slow cooker.
Add garlic, onion, salt and pepper to taste, and water.
Mix to coat.
Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours, or until potatoes are tender.
Remove lid and mash potatoes to desired consistency.
Stir in cream cheese, butter, and add the milk or cream to your liking.
Serve right away, or switch your slow cooker to warm.
Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole: 1 (28 ounce) package of frozen cut green beans 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 (16 ounce) container Alfredo cheesy sauce 6 ounce package of french fried onions Salt and pepper to taste Directions:
Combine green beans, onion, garlic, bell pepper, salt and pepper, Alfredo sauce, and ½ of the package of french fried onions to the slow cooker and mix well.
Cook on high for 3-4 hours.
Remove lid, and sprinkle with the remaining french fried onions.
You may continue to cook for another hour or serve immediately, whichever you prefer.
Crockin' Turkey: 1 (3-4 lbs.) boneless turkey breast 4 tablespoons olive oil 3-4 cloves garlic, minced The following ingredients, add to taste:
Rosemary Onion powder Mediterranean spiced sea salt Salt and pepper
Place turkey breast in the slow cooker with net on.
Mix the remaining ingredients to make a rub and coat turkey.
Cook on low for 7 hours.
Pumpkin Crumb Cake:
1 box Krusteaz Cinnamon Crumb Cake mix (will include cake mix and cinnamon topping)
1 cup water
1 cup pumpkin
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup white chocolate chips
½ cup chopped pecans
Mix all ingredients except chopped pecans and cinnamon topping.
In a separate bowl mix cinnamon topping with ½ cup chopped pecans.
Spray crock with cooking spray.
Pour in ½ of cake mix and top with cinnamon topping/ pecan mix, then repeat once more.
Cover and cook on high for about 2 hours then remove lid and turn the slow cooker off.
Let the cake set up for about 15 minutes, then serve!
This would be great as a dessert with vanilla ice-cream or even with your coffee in the morning!
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