Convert recipes for Crock Pot

To convert pretty much any recipe that you can make in the oven –    Conventional  Recipe Time  Slow Cooker Time          On Low  Slow Cooker Time           On High        15 to 30 mins  4 to 6 hours  2 to 3 hours  35 to 45 mins  6 to 8 hours  3 to…

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stuffed cabbage

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

  These are made differently throughout the world. This particular version is Polish. It does take about 1/2 hour to put together, but a hearty warm dinner will be waiting for you when you get home.   1 large head of cabbage 2 pounds lean ground beef 1 cup prepared white rice 1 egg 2…

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Split Pea Soup

  I use the ham-bone every time I’ve made a ham to make pea soup. You can also use smoked ham shank, 2 ham hocks, or ½ lb. Beef shank – but I think the ham bone is the best. There are 2 versions. Version 2 is the standard version. Version 1 is my version….

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minestrone crockpot

Slow Cooker Beef Minestrone

  1 lb. Boneless beef chuck, cut into ½ inch cubes 2 14.5 oz. cans diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano – keep juice 2 14.5 oz. cans low sodium beef broth 1 15 oz. can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 1 15 oz. can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1 cup thinly…

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pork chops

Savory Pork Chops

  6 boneless pork chops, 3/4 inch thickGarlic powder1 tablespoon oil1 large onion, sliced1 medium green pepper, chopped1 4 oz. can mushrooms, drainedI small bag baby carrots1 8 oz. can natural tomato sauce1 tablespoon brown sugar2 teaspoons Worcestershire Sauce1 1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar1/2 teaspoon salt Hot cooked rice Sprinkle garlic powder on pork chops –…

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French Style Pot Roast

    The only problem with this pot roast is that you can’t put everything in the slow cooker and go to work. You (or someone) need to be there half way through to add the vegetables. Otherwise, it’s totally delicious!   3 lb. Pot roast or chuck roast 1 teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon…

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