Wednesday, January 22, 2014
MARILYN'S CROCK POT RECIPES
Yes, I do have three different crock pots and sometimes use two at the same time making different things.
SHORT-CUT CHILI CON CARNE
1 1b. lean ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
1 tsp salt
1 to 2 tsp chili powder
1 bay leaf
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
2 (16-0z) cans kidney beans, drained
2 (8-oz) cans tomato sauce
In skillet break up beef with fork and cook until lightly browned. Pour off excess fat. In crock pot combine meat with onion, salt, chili powder, bay leaf, Worcestershire sauce, tomato sauce and kidney beans. Cover and cook on high for 2 to 3 hours. Remove bay leaf before serving. Makes 6 to 7 servings.
NEW ENGLAND CLAM CHOWDER
1/4 lb salt pork or bacon, cut in small cubes
1 onion chopped
2 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
1/2 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
3 cups water
2 (7-oz) cans minced clams or 1 pint fresh shucked clams, cut up
2 cups light cream or evaporated milk
Saute pork with onion in a skillet. Combine sautéed pork, onion, potatoes, salt, pepper and water in crock pot. Cover and cook on low 5 to 7 hours. Turn control to high. Add clams and cream. Cover and cook on high for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with paprika. Makes 6 to 7 servings.
HOT CHICKEN SALAD
2 cups diced cooked chicken (or turkey)
1 1/2 cups diced celery
1 cup ham-flavored croutons
1/2 cup slivered toasted almonds
1 1/2 tsp grated Parmesan cheese
4 tbs mayonnaise
1 tbs lemon juice
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp curry powder (optional)
1 cup crushed potato chips
1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
In slow-cooking crock pot, combine chicken, croutons, almonds and Parmesan cheese. Toss together to mix. In small bowl, combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt and curry powder. Stir until well blended. Pour over chicken mixture. Stir to coat thoroughly. Cover and cook on low 2 to 3 hours. Sprinkle with potato chips and cheddar cheese. Turn to high and cook another 20 minutes or until cheese melts.
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