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Quick and Easy Dump Crock Pot Meals!

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It’s soccer/sports season and for us that means lots of game nights with little time to cook dinner and get it on the table. So I’ve thrown together some dump freezer meals! What is that you might ask? Basically, you take all of your ingredients and “dump” them into a Ziploc Gallon Bag and freeze them. Then when it is time, you can take all of the contents, throw it into the crock pot and cook. No effort on your part. And if you are doing it during the first few weeks after a new baby or your busy months, it’s easy enough that any member of your family can do it- so you don’t have to. So here are a few of our family’s favorite dump recipes.

White Chicken Chili

  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts cubed
  • 2 cans great northern white beans drained
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 ounces canned green chilies drained
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 32 ounces chicken stock (not needed until ready to cook)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (not needed until ready to cook)

Place all ingredients into a zip lock bag and freeze (expect the chicken stock and cheddar cheese). When ready to cook add the 32oz of chicken stock and cook on low for 6-8hrs. Add cheese and stir until melted. Top with salsa, sour cream and/or cilantro.

Turkey Macaroni

  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 10.75 ounces cans of tomato soup
  • 12 ounces frozen corn
  • 1 small onions, chopped
  • 6 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups dry macaroni noodles

Cook macaroni noodles for 4 minutes (you want noodles to still be slightly firm). Cook the ground beef and onions until no longer pink. Let cool. Add all ingredients into the ziplock bag. When ready to cook, dump bag into crock pot and cook on low for 6-8hrs.

Creamy Ranch Chicken

  • 5-6 Chicken Breasts
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 packet of Ranch Dip Mix
  • 1 packet of Zesty Italian Mix
  • 8 oz box of Cream Cheese

Put the first 4 ingredients into your zip lock bag and freeze. Once ready to cook dump into crock pot and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8 hours. During the last hour add in the box of cream cheese and stir.

Sloppy Joes

  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup water

Cook ground beef and onions until no longer pink. Add all ingredients to a zip lock bag and mix well. When ready to cook, add to crock pot and cook on low for 6-8hrs. Top on hamburger buns.

Zesty BBQ Chicken

  • 5-6 Chicken Breasts
  • 1 12 oz Bottle BBQ Sauce
  • 1/2 Cup Italian Salad Dressing
  • 1/4 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce

Put chicken in bag. Stir all other ingredients together in a bowl then pour into the bag. Cook HIGH 3-4 hours or LOW 6-8 hours.

Teriyaki Chicken(I did two bags of this one)

  • Bag of Baby Carrots
  • 1/2 Red Onion in Large Chunks
  • (1) 20oz can pineapple (undrained)
  • 1/2 or 1 Garlic Cloves Chopped
  • 2- 3Chicken Breasts
  • 1/2 cup Teriyaki Sauce

*Add 1/4 cup Teriyaki Sauce to Mixture right before cooking. Cook on HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 8 hours. Serve over Rice.

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