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Posts Tagged ‘crock pot’

postheadericon Indian Chicken Stew

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Indian Chicken Stew is a delicious recipe for a hearty and spicy slow cooker, chicken and vegetable stew. Ingredients include: Boneless, skinless chicken thighs, tomatoes, garbanzo beans, chicken broth, onions and is well-spiced to bring out all the flavors of the Far-East. Just add all ingredients to the slow cooker, set it and wait. It takes from 4-10 hours to cook this delicious stew. Serve with hot cooked rice if desired. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 PointsPlus), (7 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (8) servings with a (1-1/2) cup serving size. Indian Chicken Stew will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 4-10 Hours.
Equipment Required:
(6 or 6-1/2 Quart) Slow Cooker & Slow Cooker Liner

INGREDIENTS:

Nonstick cooking spray
(2 lbs) boneless, skinless chicken thighs,
cut in 1″ pieces

1 cup chopped onions
3 garlic cloves, minced
5 tsp curry powder
2tsp ground ginger
1/ tsp salt
1/2 tsp tsp ground black pepper or cayenne
2 (15 oz) cans garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed
2 (14-1/2 oz) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
1 cup chicken broth
1 bay leaf
2 Tbsp lime juice
1 (9 oz) pkg fresh spinach, optional
4 cups hot cooked rice, optional

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postheadericon Easy Chicken-Curry Stew

4.33 avg. rating (87% score) - 3 votes

Easy Chicken-Curry Stew is a delicious, hearty and easy slow cooker recipe. It is loaded with vegetables and well-spiced. Ingredients include: Cut-up chicken thighs, onions, carrots, coconut milk and chicken broth. Spiced with fresh ginger, garlic, curry powder and salt. It takes 20 minutes to prepare and 3 to 8 hours to cook; (3-4 hours on HIGH or 6-8 Hours on LOW). NOTE: You will need to use a (3-1/2 or 4 quart) slow cooker. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings with a (1-1/3 cup) serving size. Easy Chicken-Curry Stew will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

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Equipment Needed:
3-1/2 or 4 Quart Slow Cooker

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 3-8 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
(8 oz) boneless, skinless chicken thighs,
cut in (1″) pieces

3 cups chopped carrots
2 cups coarsely chopped onions
6 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp grated fresh ginger
1 (14-1/2 oz) can low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup unsweetened light coconut milk
1 Tbsp curry powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup snipped fresh cilantro
1 Tbsp lemon juice
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postheadericon Slow Cooker Beef Chili

4.90 avg. rating (94% score) - 10 votes

Slow Cooker Beef Chili is an easy, delicious, hearty and healthy recipe for spicy chili. NOTE: {You’ll need a 3-1/2 or 4 quart size slow cooker for this recipe}. Ingredients include: Ground beef, black beans, onions, bell peppers, tomatoes and garlic. It is also well seasoned. This is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus), (7 SmartPoints) and diabetic-friendly recipe. Cooking Time: 4-5 hours on HIGH or 8-10 Hours on LOW. Makes: (8) Servings. Slow Cooker Beef Chili will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Cooking Time:
4-5 hours on HIGH or 8-10 hours on LOW

INGREDIENTS:

3/4 lb ground beef
1 large onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained

1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained

3/4 cup canned beef broth
2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

2 tbsp chili powder
1 tbsp ground cumin
1 tbsp paprika
Toasted baguette slices (optional)
Sliced green onions (optional)

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postheadericon Crockpot Tex-Mex Beef Stew

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 votes

Crockpot Tex-Mex Beef Stew is a delicious and easy to prepare recipe that combines barbecue sauce and salsa for a fabulously flavored meal that will serve a crowd. Makes 8 servings and cooks all day in the slow cooker. Beef stew meat, celery, corn, onions, kidney beans and carrots make up the main ingredints for this awesome stew. Although this is not a diet recipe I have included WeightWatchers PointsPlus and SmartPoints values as a reference. A great recipe to add to your cold weather recipe collection. Crockpot Tex-Mex Beef Stew will be loved by your family, friends and guests.crockpot-tex-mex-beef-stew2

INGREDIENTS:

(2 lbs) boneless beef stew meat, cut into 2″ x 1″ pieces
2 tbsp flour
2 tbsp chili powder
2 carrots, sliced
1 onion, chopped
3 celery ribs, sliced
1 cup frozen corn
1 (15 oz) can kidney beans, drained & rinsed
1 (16 oz) jar thick & chunky salsa
1 cup water
1/4 cup barbecue sauce
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

DIRECTIONS:

1. Brown meat, in batches in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add to slow cooker. Sprinkle with flour and chili powder; stir to evenly coat meat.
 [NOTE: Wet meat causes steaming. For better browning, dry meat with paper towel before cooking].

2. Add in all remaining ingredients except cheese; stir. Cover with lid. Cook on LOW 6 to 8 hours. (For best results do NOT cook on HIGH).

3. Top each serving with the cheese.

Yield: 8 Servings.
Serving Size: 1 Cup per serving.

Weight Watchers (PointsPlus = 9), (10 SmartPoints)

Carb Choices: 2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 350, Total Fat: 13g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 80mg, Sodium: 740mg, Sugars: 9g, Carbohydrates: 27g, Fiber: 5g, Protein: 32g, Vitamin A: 70 %DV, Vitamin C: 8 %DV, Calcium: 15 %DV, Iron: 25 %DV

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postheadericon Moroccan Chicken-Lentil Stew

4.75 avg. rating (91% score) - 4 votes

Moroccan Chicken-Lentil Stew is a delicious and hearty slow cooker recipe for a Moroccan spiced chicken stew. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Chicken, combined with squash, onions, apricots and lentils are seasoned with cinnamon, coriander and cumin to bring out all the flavor of this stew. Makes: (8) servings with a (1-1/3 cup) serving size. Moroccan Chicken-Lentil Stew will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.moroccan-chicken-lentil-stew

INGREDIENTS:

Nonstick cooking spray
2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed of fat
and cut in 2 to 3″ chunks

2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1-1/4 cups dry brown lentils, rinsed, drained
1 medium size onion, cut in thin wedges
2 (14 oz) cans low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup water
1 large yellow summer squash, quartered lengthwise and
cut into 1-inch-thick pieces

1/2 cup snipped dried apricots or golden raisins
Sliced green onions (optional)

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