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Friday, September 11, 2009

friday five: my favorite crock-pot meals

my crock pot is one of my absolute best friends. we spend a lot of time together... she's the type of friend that is always making me look good - she's does all the work & i take all the credit. this week i thought i'd share some of my favorite, go-to crock pot recipes!

1. rootbeer bbq beef sandwiches. although THIS recipe is pretty dang good too!
2. zesty crock pot chicken
3. cafe rio style sweet pork salad with creamy cilantro dressing
4. marta's meatballs
5. chicken salsa tacos

have i missed YOUR favorite crock pot recipe? oh please! do share your favorite crock pot go-tos.


Caldwell Family said...

Crock Pot Roast, potatoes, and carrots! Yummy!

Put A roast, some chopped up potatoes and carrots, a little onion, and a can of cream of mushroom soup in and your good to go!! Fabulous!

By the way, love your blog!

The Grahams said...

I LOVE it when you post recipes because I am always looking for something new to make and the ones you post are always super yummy! Thanks!!

Amy said...

thank you, thank you, thank you!

My oven is still broken, so I am beginning to rely upon my crock pot and the stove top! Thanks for sharing, can't wait to give them a try!

Chanda said...

Yum - thanks. A couple of my favs are:

Chicken Verde
3-4 Chicken Breasts
1 packet fajita seasoning
1 jar green salsa
Shred and serve or rice or make chicken tacos.

Sweet Chicken
3-4 Chicken Breasts
1/2 bottle French Dressing
1/2 jar Apricot Jam
1 packet Onion Soup Mix
Shred and serve over rice and stir-fry veggies.

Rachel said...

Yay I love cooking with my crockpot! I can't wait to try the bbq rootbeer beef sandwiches!

Lene said...

Mique's zesty crockpot chicken is one of our favorites. I have going to give the root beer bbq beef sandwiches at try.

Amy said...

Great recipes! Are you familiar with They have lots and lots of yummy selections, plus they have a "featured section" of recipes by bloggers. Awesome site!

Eli's Lids said...

I think this post was written just for me!!
I'm doing a family photo shoot giveaway with Gina from Monkey Moon (did you meet her?) CHeck it out!

Kristin said...

im trying all of these!

Shannon said...

i just bookmarked this page to keep forever and ever! I am on this MAJOR diet right now and when I am done with my maintenance phase in another month... I"m SO trying the Rootbeer pork recipe! ;)

ConnieK said...

I am a huge fan of our crock pot as well! We enjoy Hawaiian Chicken with rice. Just take boneless skinless breasts, throw in a jar of pineapple salsa, some pineapple chunks, and baby carrots. Yum!

jen said...

i love crock pot recipes too! one of my fav's is pot roast as well.

chuck roast
bag of carrots (not baby)
one onion
baby red potatoes
one cup water
one packet onion soup mix

cook for about 12 hours on low for moist tender yummy pot roast.

or on high for 5-7 hours

KJ said...

I love it so much it was my first blog post ever. It is my most requested recipe all fall and winter long.

Miranda said...

Whoa. My crock pot recipe stash just got 5 times better. Thanks. Also, I just read in your profile that you like aprons, marathons, and fabric. I'm pretty sure we should be best friends.