I moved about 3 months ago and now I live close to a Costco! I love buying things in bulk and freezing them for later use. These 12 slow cooker freezer meals are so easy to make and all 12 only cost about $13o. (That is only $10.80 a meal!) I also feel like I’m not wasting any food!
Slow Cooker Hawaiian Meatballs Recipe (Make this 3 times)
1 large pepper, diced (red, yellow or green)
1 cup of brown sugar
2/3 cup of white vinegar
2 Tbl. soy sauce
Place meatballs in a freezer bag and top with green pepper and drained pineapple chunks. Add pineapple juice, brown sugar, cornstarch, vinegar and soy sauce. Close the bag and shake carefully until the meatballs are covered.
Serve over quinoa or rice.
1 pound of small red potatoes, cut into 1 inch cubes
2 carrots, peeled and sliced into 1” pieces
2 cups of of corn
Salt to taste
Garlic salt to taste
4 cups of chicken broth (about 2 cans)
1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes
2 cups of Costco’s mango salsa
salt and pepper to taste
Quinoa or white rice
Place your frozen chicken in the bottom of a freezer bag. Dump in your mango salsa, pineapple and salt and pepper. Close and freeze. When ready to use dump in your slow cooker and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours.
3 chicken breasts
1 red pepper, chopped
1 Tablespoon of Chili Powder
Place your chicken at the bottom of your freezer bag. Add your red pepper, onion, cumin, chili powder, and chicken broth. Zip closed and freeze. When ready to cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or high 4 to 5 hours. Shred your chicken and serve on small tortillas.
You can cook up some quinoa or rice and serve on the tortillas also.
1 bag of 6 peppers (any color) – $6.59
1 (10 pound) bag of small red potatoes -$8
1 (4 pounds) bag of baby carrots -$5.29
1 big can of corn – $3.49
8 cans of chicken broth (or you can use vegetable broth) – $6.89
8 (14.5 oz.) cans diced tomatoes – $5.99
50 count Tortillas – $5.99
Pantry items you will need:
2 cups of white vinegar
6 Tablespoons of soy sauce
Salt and pepper to taste
Garlic salt to taste
3 Tablespoons of Chili Powder
White rice if you don’t like quinoaPlease note…the prices of each item might be a little different where you live. $130 was about my total in buying all of these items. Please not that I had a lot of quinoa at home so I did not buy any – it was not included in in the $130.