Crockpot Onion Mushroom Chicken

With another little one on the way, I’ve been trying to search for easy crockpot meals. I have been very un-creative lately and our dinners are suffering. I love finding recipes like the one below- easy, quick, and delicious! This has become my go-to for days I have no clue what to do for dinner. I serve it with pasta (rotini or penne, but, spaghetti would be great, too!).

Crockpot Onion Mushroom Chicken
Serves 4
One of the EASIEST crockpot recipes I have ever tried (and loved!). My entire family loves it and it's quick to throw together in the morning before work.
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
8 hr
Total Time
8 hr 10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
8 hr
Total Time
8 hr 10 min
Ingredients
  1. 4 chicken breasts
  2. 1 can (10.5 oz) Cream of Mushroom soup
  3. 1 packet (2 oz) dry onion soup mix
  4. 1/4 milk
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients in the crockpot (I mix the soup, soup mix, and milk together first then pour over the chicken breasts).
  2. Cook all day.
  3. Serve over rice or pasta.
Notes
  1. This recipe is super easy to double and it will give you more leftovers to freeze or lunch the next day!
Adapted from Food.com
Adapted from Food.com
http://crunchyontheweekend.com/

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As the chilly weather begins to set in, I’m always in the mood for warm and comforting dishes! There’s something about dishes like chili, soups, roasts, and casseroles that just make me happy when the temperatures drop! My crockpot becomes more prevalent in the fall, too!

We’ve had an unusually hot summer in Colorado this year and we’re still in the mid-70’s to low 80’s these past couple weeks. As much as I love the warmer weather, I’m ready for some cooler temps! This also means that I am in search of cold-weather friendly recipes :)

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Southwestern Chicken Chili
Super quick and delicious crockpot meal for a chilly fall night!
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Ingredients
  1. 1½ lbs boneless chicken breast
  2. 3 cans petite diced tomatoes (14.5 oz each)
  3. 2 cups medium salsa
  4. 1 (14.5 oz) can corn, undrained
  5. 2 (14.5 oz) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  6. 1 pkg ranch seasoning
  7. 1 pkg taco seasoning
  8. Toppings - cheese, sour cream, tortilla strips ect
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in crock-pot and cook on low 4-5 hours.
  2. Remove chicken from crock pot and shred.
  3. Place chicken back in crock pot and stir.
  4. Serve with desired toppings.
Notes
  1. Makes enough for leftovers too! :)
Adapted from Mommy's Fabulous Finds
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One Dish Chicken & Rice Bake
Serves 4
Quick and easy without tons of clean-up! Mama win!
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
1 hr
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
1 hr
Ingredients
  1. 1 can (10 1/2 ounces) Campbell’s® Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup
  2. 1 cup water
  3. 3/4 cup uncooked long grain white rice
  4. 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  5. 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  6. 1 1/4 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
Instructions
  1. Stir the soup, water, rice, paprika and black pepper in an 11x8x2-inch baking dish.
  2. Top with the chicken.
  3. Season with additional paprika and black pepper.
  4. Cover the baking dish.
  5. Bake at 375°F. for 45 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the rice is tender.
  6. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  7. Stir the rice before serving.
Adapted from Campbell's
Adapted from Campbell's
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Crock Pot Easy Pot Roast
Serves 8
"Moist and juicy pot roast done in a slow cooker with carrots, onion and potatoes."
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Prep Time
40 min
Cook Time
9 hr
Total Time
9 hr 40 min
Prep Time
40 min
Cook Time
9 hr
Total Time
9 hr 40 min
Ingredients
  1. 4 lbs chuck roast
  2. salt and pepper to taste
  3. 1 packet dry onion soup mix
  4. 1 cup water
  5. 3 carrots, chopped
  6. 1 onion, chopped
  7. 3 potatoes, peeled and cubed
  8. 1 stalk celery, chopped
Instructions
  1. Season the roast with salt and pepper to taste. Brown on all sides in a large skillet over high heat, about 4 minutes per side.
  2. Place the roast in the slow cooker and add the soup mix, water, carrots, onion, potatoes, and celery.
  3. Cover and cook on Low setting for 8 to 10 hours.
Notes
  1. I always add additional seasoning to my pot roast- nothing specific and it's usually different each time. Whatever pairs well with each other is my go-to! Also, I RARELY measure seasonings.
Adapted from All Recipes
Adapted from All Recipes
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Stuffed Peppers
Serves 6
Super tasty and easy recipe for those busy nights!
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Total Time
55 min
Total Time
55 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 lb lean chopped turkey meat or ground beef
  2. 1 garlic, minced
  3. 1/4 onion, minced
  4. 1 tsp garlic powder
  5. 1 tsp cumin powder
  6. salt to taste
  7. 3 large sweet red bell peppers, washed
  8. 1 cup fat free chicken broth
  9. 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  10. 1 1/2 cups cooked rice
  11. Olive oil spray
  12. 1/4 cup reduced fat shredded cheese (cheddar or mozzarella are my favorites!)
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 400°.
  2. Spray a little olive oil spray in a medium size saute pan and heat on a medium flame.
  3. Add onion, garlic and cilantro to the pan. Saute about 2 minutes and add ground turkey.
  4. Season with salt and garlic powder, and cumin and brown meat for several minutes until meat is completely cooked through.
  5. Add 1/4 cup of tomato sauce and 1/2 cup of chicken broth, mix well and simmer on low for about 5 minutes. Combine cooked rice and meat together.
  6. Cut the bell peppers in half lengthwise, and remove all seeds. Place in a baking dish.
  7. Spoon the meat mixture into each pepper half and fill it with as much as you can.
  8. Place all stuffed pepper halves on the baking dish and pour the remainder of the chicken broth on the bottom of the pan.
  9. Cover tight with aluminum foil and bake for about 35 minutes.
  10. Top with shredded cheese and enjoy!
Notes
  1. We typically eat 2 halves each so this only feeds 3 people when we make it.
  2. Also, we double the meat mixture each time so we can freeze half of it for a later date!
Adapted from Skinny Taste
Adapted from Skinny Taste
http://crunchyontheweekend.com/

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