How to Make Crockpot Recipes

When you learn how to make Crockpot recipes, you will find them to be time efficient, nutritious and economical. Crockpots (or slow cookers) have a short history (introduced by the Rival Company in the 1970’s) but made a great impact on busy families. This method of slow cooking was a revolution to family dinner. It made it possible to combine all the ingredients for Crockpot recipes in the pot before leaving the house in the morning. Upon arrival back home in the late afternoon, dinner is ready to serve. What an innovation! Delicious entrees like a beef burgundy recipe, Crockpot vegetable beef soup or a Crockpot chicken recipe could delight the family after a busy day.


There are many recipes for soup. This hearty Crockpot vegetable beef soup provides a meal in one with the beef and all the vegetables. Finish it off with some hot crusty bread.

  • 1 ½ Pounds beef with bone
  • 2 Quarts water
  • 1 Tablespoon salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1 Cup diced celery
  • 1 Cup diced carrots
  • 1 Cup diced raw potatoes
  • 1 Cup diced onions
  • 1 Can (16 ounces) tomatoes
  • 1 Can green beans
  • 1 Can whole kernel corn
  • 2 Tablespoons parsley
  • 3 Cloves fresh garlic

Cut meat into small cubes. Put all ingredients into crock pot. Heat on high and then reduce heat. Cook 8 to 10 hours.


Learn how to make Crockpot recipes for gourmet entrees like a beef burgundy recipe are a breeze and your family will be amazed.

  • 2 Pounds beef round steak
  • Flour
  • ½ Teaspoon salt
  • Pepper
  • 3 Tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ Cup chopped onion
  • ½ Cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 Cup beef broth
  • 2 Cloves minced fresh garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 Cup burgundy wine

Cut steak into small cubes. Coat the steak with the flour. In a hot skillet with the oil, brown the floured meat.

Transfer the meat to a crock pot and add remaining ingredients. Heat on high until all ingredients is hot. Then reduce heat to low and cook about 5 hours or until steak is tender.

Remove bay leaves and serve over noodles.


Learn how to make Crockpot recipes with wonderful aroma like this all time favorite barbeque beef recipe will welcome anyone home from a busy day. You can serve it with a salad or how about on a sub roll!

  • 3 Pounds chuck roast
  • Flour
  • Olive oil
  • 1 Large diced onion
  • ¾ Cup barbeque sauce
  • ½ Cup water

Brush roast with a little flour. Put olive oil in a skillet and heat on moderately high temperature. Add the roast to the skillet and brown a little.

Transfer the roast to a crock pot. Add the onion, barbeque sauce and water. Cook on high 4 to 5 hours, or until very tender.


This is one of the recipes fit for a king! This Crockpot chicken recipe called chicken paprikash recipe is one of my favorites. Of course the sour cream (one of my favorite ingredients) has a lot to do with it.

  • 4 Pounds chicken pieces
  • 1 ½ Cups water
  • 1 Chopped green pepper
  • ½ Cup chopped onion
  • 1 Clove minced garlic
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons paprika
  • ¼ Cup flour
  • ½ Cup water, cold
  • 1 Cup sour cream

Put chicken, green peppers, onion, garlic, salt, pepper, paprika and the 1 ½ cups of water into the crock pot. Cover and heat on high. Reduce temperature and cook 7 to 8 hours or until chicken is tender. Remove chicken from the pot.

Blend the flour with the ½ cup cold of water until smooth. Slowly add the flour mixture to the mixture in the pot, stirring constantly until thickened. Blend in the sour cream to the pot mixture.

Return chicken to the crock pot and heat all together until hot. Do not boil. Serve over cooked noodles.

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