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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.”
  • 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
  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.


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Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup

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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!”
  • 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)
  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.


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Crockpot Hashbrown Casserole

Recipe Type: Slow Cooker
Author: Stephanie@StockpilingMoms
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Serves: serves 10-12
I made this on Christmas Eve (along with my Sloppy Joes) and it tasted awesome. took the leftovers to the Christmas dinner and everyone thought it tasted delicious!!
  • 1 – 26-32 ounce bag frozen hash browns
  • 1 – 8 oz container sour cream
  • 1 – 10.5 oz can cream of chicken soup
  • ¼ – cup onion, chopped fine
  • 1½ – cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ – cup butter, melted
  • salt and pepper, to taste (about ¼ teaspoon each)
  1. In a large bowl add the hash browns thawed or frozen, sour cream, soup, onion, shredded cheese and melted butter.
  2. Mix to combine.
  3. Spoon hash brown mixture in a 4 quart slow cooker that has been sprayed with non stick spray.
  4. Sprinkle salt and pepper on top cover, and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until done.
  5. The casserole should be crispy on the sides and bubbly throughout.
  6. Serve and enjoy!


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Cheesy Chicken Tater Tot Casserole

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Y’all, this casserole is so good. I just don’t know how else to describe it. It is cheesy. It is bacon-y. And you got your chicken and taters all together so it is a whole meal in one. And the taste is so pleasin’. You just gotta try it and let me know what you think. In my house, this is kid and hubby friendly.
  • 1 (32 oz.) bag frozen tater tots
  • 1 (3 oz.)bag bacon pieces
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  1. Layer half of the frozen tater tots on the bottom of the slow cooker.
  2. Sprinkle with 1/3 of the bacon pieces.
  3. Now top with 1/3 of the shredded cheese.
  4. Add diced chicken on top. Season with salt & pepper.
  5. Now add 1/3 of the bacon pieces and another 1/3 of shredded cheese.
  6. Put the rest of the frozen tater tots on top.
  7. Finish with the remaining 1/3 cheddar cheese and remaining 1/3 of bacon pieces.
  8. Pour 3/4 cup milk all over the top.
  9. Cover and cook on low
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Crock Pot Cowboy Casserole

Recipe Type: Crock Pot
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Serves: 6-8
I haven’t tried this, but soon…..LOL
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 lbs. ground beef, browned and rinsed
  • 6 medium potatoes, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 (16 oz.) can low sodium kidney bean, with the juices
  • 1 (15 oz.) can diced tomatoes, with the juice
  • 1 (10.5 oz.) can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese
  1. Mix all of the ingredients except the cheese in a 6 quart crock-pot and stir well.
  2. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or on low for 8 hours.
  3. Uncover crock-pot and sprinkle shredded cheese over top and recover and let cook an additional 1 hour.
  4. Eat and enjoy!
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