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Three Ingredient Crockpot Recipes

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All in the Slow Cooker Spaghetti and Meatballs

All in the Slow Cooker Spaghetti and Meatballs

Linda Larsen
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Spicy Chicken Tacos

Linda Larsen
Appley Kielbasa

Appley Kielbasa

Linda Larsen

Believe it or not, there are quite a few excellent crockpot recipes that use three ingredients or less. There are two tricks to these recipes. One is to use the best quality ingredients that you can find, as each is very important to the final result. The second it to use ingredients that are what home economists call 'enhanced products'; like tomatoes with chilies and garlic, frozen marinated meats, or frozen vegetable combinations.

Keep the ingredients for these recipes on hand in your pantry and freezer and you will not have to resort to delivered pizza or fast food drive-through meals - unless you want to! And read Crockpot 101 to learn all the tips and tricks about working with this wonderful appliance.

 

Appetizers

These easy appetizers cook while you relax in the hammock or prepare the rest of the meal. They're great for company.

 

Main Dishes

Most of these recipes make the most fabulous sauces. You can thicken the sauces if you wish by combining a spoonful of cornstarch with a little water, then stirring this mixture into the crockpot 15-20 minutes before serving. Think about serving these recipes with couscous, hot cooked rice, noodles, or mashed potatoes to get every last bit of sauce.

 

Sandwich Fillings

Serve these sandwich fillings in tortillas or soft pita breads for wraps, on crusty french rolls, or hoagie or hamburger buns.

 

Side Dishes

For a super easy dinner, cook one or two of these side dish recipes in a couple of crockpots, then grill steak or chicken to serve with them. Yum.

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