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Slow Cooker Taco Soup

Taco Soup

Taco Soup

Slow Cooker Taco Soup
Recipe type: Slow Cooker
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Serves: 8
 
"This is a quick, throw together slow cooker soup with a Mexican flair. Teenagers love it. Serve topped with corn chips, shredded Cheddar cheese and a dollop of sour cream. Make sure you adjust the amount of chile peppers if you're sensitive about spicy foods."
Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, choppedv
  • 1 (16 ounce) can chili beans, with liquid
  • 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans with liquid
  • 1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, with liquid
  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans peeled and diced tomatoes
  • 1 (4 ounce) can diced green chile peppers
  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
Instructions
  1. In a medium skillet, cook the ground beef until browned over medium heat. Drain, and set aside.
  2. Place the ground beef, onion, chili beans, kidney beans, corn, tomato sauce, water, diced tomatoes, green chile peppers and taco seasoning mix in a slow cooker. Mix to blend, and cook on Low setting for 8 hours.

 

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup
Recipe type: Slow Cooker
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Serves: 8 servings
 
"You can call this soup or chili, but either way it is wonderful! This recipe is also very adaptable to your personal taste. Serve topped with shredded Cheddar cheese, a dollop of sour cream, and crushed tortilla chips, if you like. I hope you enjoy!"
Ingredients
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 (16 ounce) can chili beans
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans
  • 1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle beer
  • 2 (10 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained
  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning
  • 3 whole skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 (8 ounce) package shredded Cheddar cheese (optional)
  • sour cream (optional)
  • crushed tortilla chips (optional)
Instructions
  1. Place the onion, chili beans, black beans, corn, tomato sauce, beer, and diced tomatoes in a slow cooker. Add taco seasoning, and stir to blend. Lay chicken breasts on top of the mixture, pressing down slightly until just covered by the other ingredients. Set slow cooker for low heat, cover, and cook for 5 hours.
  2. Remove chicken breasts from the soup, and allow to cool long enough to be handled. Stir the shredded chicken back into the soup, and continue cooking for 2 hours. Serve topped with shredded Cheddar cheese, a dollop of sour cream, and crushed tortilla chips, if desired.

 

Sandra’s Chili Con Carne

Sandra's Chili Con Carne
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This was the perfect treat for a cold winter's day!
Ingredients
  • 2 lbs Ground beef
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • Garlic Clove (or powder to taste)
  • 1 tbsp Cumin
  • 1 tbsp Oregano
  • 2 tbsp Chili Powder
  • 2 Cans Tomato Sauce **
  • 2 Cans Chopped Tomatoes **
  • ** or any combination
  • 2 Cans Beef Broth*
  • * if too runny, can thicken with instant potatoes or corn meal
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 3 Cans beans, drained (kidney, black, etc -- whatever you favor)
  • Salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Brown ground beef and onions, add all ingredients into pot, boil and then bring to simmer.
  2. Serve with shredded cheese, sour cream and fresh bread.

 

Stove Top/Fry Pan Recipes

Sandra's Chili Con Carne

Sandra's Chili Con Carne
Author: Sandra Trumpfheller
This was the perfect treat for a cold winter's day!
Ingredients
  • 2 lbs Ground beef
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • Garlic Clove (or powder to taste)
  • 1 tbsp Cumin
  • 1 tbsp Oregano
  • 2 tbsp Chili Powder
  • 2 Cans Tomato Sauce **
  • 2 Cans Chopped Tomatoes **
  • ** or any combination
  • 2 Cans Beef Broth*
  • * if too runny, can thicken with instant potatoes or corn meal
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 3 Cans beans, drained (kidney, black, etc -- whatever you favor)
  • Salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Brown ground beef and onions, add all ingredients into pot, boil and then bring to simmer.
  2. Serve with shredded cheese, sour cream and fresh bread.

 

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Sloppy Joes Sandwiches

Sloppy Joes Sandwiches
Author: Greg Trumpfheller
One of my favorite quick meals, goes with anything!!!
Ingredients
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup Water**
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 Teaspoons prepare mustard
  • 1/2 Teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • hamburger buns
  • **For a more tangier taste, I use some vinegar instead of water; but not the whole 1/4 cups worth
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the ketchup, water, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, garlic powder, onion powder and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30-40 minutes. Serve on buns.

 

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Oven/Baking Recipes

Chili Relleno Casserole

Chili Relleno Casserole
Ingredients
  • 1 lb Hamburger
  • 1 Can Tomato and Green Chili
  • Whole Green Chilis
  • Jack Cheese
  • 4 Tbl Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Brown and drain Hamburger
  2. Add can of tomato and green chili to hamburger and simmer
  3. Stuff peppers with cheese and lay in greased pan
  4. mix flour and milk with hamburger mixture, salt and pepper to taste; spread over peppers
  5. sprinkle with cheese
  6. bake 30 minutes at 350 degrees
  7. serve with lettuce and tomato topper!

 

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Garlic Seasoned Baked Pork Chops

 

Garlic Seasoned Baked Pork Chops
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Serves: 4
This is a delicious pork chop recipe that cuts out all the grease from frying them in a pan. Best of all, you can use any type of chop (even ones with bone still in)! Pair it with some cheesy mashed potatoes and a vegetable for a great meal.
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 4 butterflied pork chops, trimmed
  • 1 pinch garlic powder, or to taste
  • 1 pinch seasoned salt (such as LAWRY'S®), or to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Pour butter into a 9x13-inch baking dish, tilting to cover entire bottom of dish.
  3. Whisk egg and milk together in a shallow bowl; dip pork chops into egg mixture. Transfer pork chops to the baking dish. Sprinkle pork chops with garlic powder and seasoned salt.
  4. Bake pork chops in the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Flip chops and season the other side with garlic powder and seasoned salt. Cook until pork is no longer pink in the center, about 10 more minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 145 degrees F (63 degrees C).

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