Crockpot Recipes

 

16 Bean Chili

What You Need

  • 2 c. 16 bean soup starter
  • 2 c. beef broth can use chicken or vegetable
  • 28 oz. can petite diced tomatoes
  • 3 - 4 T. TLC Traditional Chili Seasoning start with 2 and add more as desired after half the cooking time

How to Make It

  • Combine all ingredients in the crock pot.
  • Cook on low for 8 hours.

 

Tiny Little Chef Balsamic Honey Dijon Chicken

Crockpot Balsamic Honey Dijon Chicken

What You Need

  • 2 lbs. Chicken thighs or breasts work best
  • 1 T. TLC Original House Seasoning combo of sea salt, garlic and pepper
  • ½ c. Dijon mustard
  • ¼ c. raw honey
  • 2 T. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 T. rosemary

How to Make It

  • In a bowl, mix together the House Seasoning, Dijon mustard, honey, balsamic vinegar, and rosemary.
  • Place the chicken in a crock pot and cover with the sauce.
  • Cook on high approximately 4 hours (depends greatly on your crock pot).

 

Crockpot BBQ Beef Brisket

Servings: 5 (1/2 lb. each) servings per recipe
Calories: 757kcal

What You Need

  • 2 1/2 lbs. beef brisket cut into 3 inch cubes
  • 2 beef bullion cubes
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 small yellow onion quartered
  • 1/2 c. low sodium beef stock or broth
  • 12 oz. BBQ sauce

How to Make It

  • In a blender or food processor, blend together the broth, onion, bullion cubes, and garlic cloves.
  • Pour this mixture into the bottom of the crock pot.
  • Add the beef brisket.
  • Pour BBQ sauce over the brisket.
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours.
  • Remove the beef and shred.
  • Add beef back into the sauce and allow to cook another 15 minutes, so the sauce can be absorbed.
  • TIP: Sear the meat in a hot pan with olive oil before adding to the crock pot.
  • Serve on rolls, in salad, or however you would like.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 757kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 54g | Fat: 28g

 

Crockpot Chipotle BBQ Short Ribs

Servings: 4 lbs. - 8 (1/2 lb) servings per recipe
Calories: 982kcal

What You Need

  • Chipotle BBQ sauce
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 4 lbs. beef short ribs

How to Make It

  • Cut yellow onion into small chunks and place in the bottom of the crock pot.
  • Mix in ⅓ cup of BBQ sauce with the onions.
  • Add short ribs on top of the onions and cover with the remaining BBQ sauce.
  • Cover and cook on low for approximately 7 hours.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 982kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 74g

 

Crockpot Coconut Lime Chicken

Servings: 4 pieces of chicken - 1 piece per serving
Calories: 317kcal

What You Need

  • 4 large chicken breasts
  • 14 oz. can coconut milk
  • 2-3 large limes juiced
  • lime zest
  • ½ T. TLC Original House Seasoning combo of sea salt, garlic, and pepper
  • ½ T. ground coriander
  • 1 T. cilantro chopped

How to Make It

  • Add all ingredients except cilantro into the crock pot, and cook on high 4 hours (time may depend greatly on each individual crock pot).
  • Garnish with fresh chopped cilantro and lime zest
  • TO MAKE COCONUT LIME RICE
  • Remove 2 cups of cooking liquid from the crock pot, and put through a fine mesh strainer to remove any lumps and bumps.
  • To the crock pot liquid, add 2 cups of rice and cook like normal.
  • Garnish with fresh chopped cilantro and lime zest.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 52g | Fat: 9g

 

Crockpot Asian Ginger Pork Chops

Servings: 4 servings per recipe - 1 chop per serving
Calories: 130kcal

What You Need

  • 4 pork chops 4 oz. each
  • 1 c. low sodium chicken stock
  • 2 T. hoisin
  • 1 T. red chili garlic paste
  • 1 T. low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 t. rice wine vinegar
  • 4 T. TLC Asian Ginger Seasoning
  • OR
  • 3 T. ground ginger
  • 2 t. ground garlic
  • 1 t. onion powder
  • 1 t. red pepper flakes
  • 2 T. chopped cilantro
  • 1 T. sesame seeds

How to Make It

  • Combine all ingredients, except for the pork and cilantro, and mix well.
  • Pour mixture into the bottom of the crock pot.
  • Add pork chops. Flip the chops once during the cooking process.
  • Cook on low for 6 hours.
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro and sesame seeds.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 5g

 

Crockpot Beef and Broccoli

Servings: 1 lb. - 4 (1/4 lb.) servings per recipe
Calories: 301kcal

What You Need

  • 1 lb. sirloin beef sliced stir fry
  • 1 c. beef broth low sodium
  • 1 cube beef bouillon
  • 1 ½ T. toasted sesame oil
  • ½ c. soy sauce
  • ¼ c. brown sugar packed well
  • 2 T. cornstarch
  • 1 head of broccoli cut into florets

How to Make It

  • In the vessel of the crock pot add all ingredients except for the cornstarch and the broccoli.
  • Cook the beef and sauce for 4 hours, on low, and then remove the beef, leaving the sauce inside the crock pot vessel.
  • Whisk in the 2 T of cornstarch and slowly add back in the beef and add in the broccoli.
  • Cover and cook for an additional 30-45 minutes until broccoli is done.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 301kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 12g

Crockpot Black Bean Turkey Chili

Servings: 8 servings per recipe
Calories: 275kcal

What You Need

  • 1 lb. lean ground turkey meat 93/7
  • 28 oz. can petite diced tomatoes
  • 4 oz. can diced green chiles
  • 15 oz can low sodium black beans rinsed (optional)
  • 2 - 3 T. TLC Traditional Chili Seasoning start with 2, and add for additional heat

How to Make It

  • Add all ingredients to slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  • TIP: Cut up the turkey a bit before adding to slow cooker to help the cooking process.
  • Garnish with sharp cheddar cheese, Greek yogurt (or sour cream), and freshly sliced jalapenos.

Nutrition

Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 8.3g

 

Crockpot Carnitas

Servings: 10 4 oz. servings per recipe
Calories: 145kcal

Tiny Little Chef Seasonings Used

What You Need

  • 5 lbs. pork shoulder or roast boneless, cut in to cubes
  • 3 T. olive oil
  • 2 T TLC Original House Seasoning
  • 1 T. oregano
  • ¾ T. cumin
  • 3 shallots peeled and rough chop
  • 4 oranges juiced or 2 c. chicken stock and 4 T. orange juice concentrate
  • 1 Jalapeño seeded and rough chopped

How to Make It

  • Rinse and dry the pork. Season well with salt and pepper.
  • Heat a skillet to medium high heat, and brown the pork cubes on all sides.
  • In the crockpot, put the orange juice, pork, cumin, and oregano
  • Cook on low for 8 hours.
  • Remove from pot and shred pork, discarding of any fatty pieces. Keep liquid, and strain if necessary. Add the shredded pork and liquid back in to the crock pot and let cook another 20 minutes.
  • If desired, heat a small amount of olive oil and a skillet and fry the carnitas until just crispy, before serving. Enjoy!
  • TIP: I like to serve in a bowl with a bit of cheese, fresh jalapeños and sour cream, and with a healthy tortilla.

Nutrition

Serving: 8g | Calories: 145kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 5g

 

Crockpot Cornbread

What You Need

  • 1 package of Cornbread Mix

How to Make It

  • Remove the inner vessel of the crockpot and set it on a piece of wax paper
  • Trace it and cut it out.
  • Put the wax paper cutout in the bottom of the vessel and spray the rest with cooking spray.
  • Return to the crockpot.
  • Pour mix into crockpot.
  • Cover and cook on low for 60-90 minutes.
  • ENJOY!

 

Tiny Little Chef Crockpot Chicken Parmesan

Crockpot Chicken Parmesan

Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 325kcal

What You Need

  • 4 thin cut chicken breasts
  • 2 c. marinara sauce
  • 2 T. TLC Rustic Italian Seasoning
  • 1/3 c. chopped basil
  • 1/3 c. mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 c. parmesan cheese

How to Make It

  • Pour 1 c. of marinara into Crockpot.
  • Place chicken over marinara in a single layer.
  • Sprinkle Italian seasoning directly over the chicken.
  • Pour remaining marinara over chicken.
  • Cook on LOW for approximately 4 hours. (Depends greatly on your Crockpot)
  • During the final hour, sprinkle the mozzarella and parmesan on top of chicken and re-cover.
  • Serve over veggie or quinoa pasta and top with fresh basil.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 325kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 13g

 

Crockpot Pot Roast

Servings: 4 lbs - 8 (1/2 lb) servings per recipe
Calories: 412kcal

What You Need

  • 3 lbs. bottom round roast
  • 1 1/2 c. low sodium beef stock
  • 2 packets home style gravy seasoning
  • 1 packet ranch dressing seasoning
  • 1 packet Italian dressing seasoning
  • 1 lb. new potatoes
  • 1 c. baby carrots

How to Make It

  • Mix together the beef broth, and all seasoning packets.
  • Pour about one inch into the bottom of your crock pot.
  • Add roast to the crock pot, and drizzle with some broth mixture.
  • Pour into the potatoes and carrots, and spread around evenly.
  • Pour in remaining broth mixture.
  • Cover crock pot, turn on low, and cook 8 hours, or until beef shreds apart.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 412kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 56g | Fat: 10g

 

Crockpot Spinach and Sausage Lasagna OR Veggie Lasagna

Servings: 8 servings per recipe
Calories: 423kcal

What You Need

  • 1 package lasagna noodles
  • 2 jars of good quality marinara/pasta sauce
  • 24 oz. part-skim ricotta
  • 1 summer squash
  • 1 zucchini
  • 3 c. spinach
  • 3 c. mozzarella cheese
  • ½ c. freshly grated Parmesan

How to Make It

  • Layer all the ingredients in the crock pot in the following order:
  • Sauce, Pasta (Uncooked. Break the long pieces. It doesn’t have to look great :), ricotta, veggies, mozzarella, repeat.
  • The final top layer should be noodles, sauce, and mozzarella.
  • Cook on low for 6 hours. Turn of crock pot and allow to sit for 45 minutes in order for all the ingredients to come together.
  • Serve and top with Parmesan. Enjoy!
  • Simply swap out the veggies for cooked Italian sausage and raw spinach to make the other version!​​

Nutrition

Calories: 423kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 16g

Ginger Beef Soup

Servings: 4 servings per recipe - 1 cup per serving
Calories: 340kcal

What You Need

  • 1 lb. stew meat
  • 32 oz. beef broth low sodium
  • 2 c. frozen vegetables
  • 2 T. ground ginger
  • 1 T. oregano
  • 2 T. olive oil

How to Make It

  • Heat saute pan to a medium heat with olive oil.
  • Sear/Brown meat on each side, and place in crock pot when finished.
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the crock pot.
  • Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 340kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 25g

 

Italian Oregano Crockpot Chicken

Servings: 4 servings per recipe - 1 chicken breast per serving
Calories: 294kcal

What You Need

  • 4 chicken breast 4 oz. each
  • 1/3 c. low sodium chicken broth
  • 3 T. butter cut into cubes
  • 2 T. lemon juice
  • 3 T. TLC Rustic Italian Seasoning
  • 2 t. dried oregano

How to Make It

  • Whisk together the broth, oregano, lemon juice, and Italian seasoning.
  • Pour in just enough to cover the bottom of the crock pot.
  • Add chicken to the crock pot.
  • Pour in the remainder of the liquid.
  • Place the butter cubes on top of the chicken.
  • Cook on low for approximately 6 hours, depending on the thickness and size of the chicken breasts.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 17g

 

Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Servings: 3 servings per recipe- 2 pieces of chicken per serving
Calories: 591kcal

What You Need

  • 6 chicken thighs may also use breasts
  • 3 T. olive oil
  • 1/4 c. white vinegar
  • 1/4 c. ponzu sauce
  • 1 T. vegetable oil
  • 1 T. Brown sugar
  • 1 T. TLC Mediterrane-YUM Seasoning cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, cloves, thyme and oregano
  • 1 t. allspice
  • 1/2 yellow onion roughly chopped
  • 1/2 jalapeno seeds removed

How to Make It

  • Heat olive oil in skillet, and add the chicken. (Only with skin-on chicken thighs. If uses skinless varieties, skip this step.)
  • Brown on each side for a few minutes and move to the crockpot.
  • In a blender, puree the vegetable oil, ponzu, vinegar, herbs and spices, jalapeno and brown sugar.
  • Pour the sauce over the chicken and cook on low for about 4-6 hours.
  • TIP: All Crockpots are different so keep an eye on it.

Nutrition

Serving: 2g | Calories: 591kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 46g

 

Tiny Little Chef Lemon Herb Crockpot Chicken

Crockpot Lemon Herb Crockpot Chicken

Servings: 4 servings per recipe - 1 chicken breast per serving
Calories: 206kcal

What You Need

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 c. low sodium chicken stock
  • 2 lemons halved (reserve juice)
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • 2 sprigs of rosemary
  • 6 garlic gloves
  • 5 basil leaves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 T. salt

How to Make It

  • Pour chicken broth into the bottom of the crockpot.
  • Add all ingredients except the chicken. Stir ingredients to make sure all flavors are incorporated.
  • Add chicken breasts. Spoon some broth over the chicken.
  • Add lemon halves.
  • Squeeze in lemon juice and add garlic cloves.
  • Cook on low for 6-8 hours, until cooked all the way through.
  • Shred in the crock pot, with the liquid, using a handheld mixer.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 4g

Lemongrass Chicken Noodle Soup

Servings: 6 servings per recipe - 1 c. per serving
Calories: 272kcal

What You Need

  • 2 c. dry pasta
  • 48 oz. chicken broth low sodium
  • 2 chicken breasts cut into cubes
  • 1 T. lemongrass taste
  • 1 t. garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cube chicken bouillon
  • assorted veggies per preference

How to Make It

  • In the crock pot, mix together the lemon paste, noodles, and veggies, making sure everything is coated evenly.
  • Add broth and bouillon cube and stir well.
  • Add chicken if it is raw and cook on high for 6 hours.
  • If chicken is already is cooked, turn crock pot on high for 3 hours. Then add chicken and cook 1 more hour.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 272kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 3g

 

Crockpot Lime Chile Beef

What You Need

  • 5 lbs. chuck roast
  • 28 oz. green chile enchilada sauce
  • 4 oz. diced green chiles
  • 2 ½ T. garlic
  • 2 T. dried cilantro
  • 1 ½ T. salt
  • 4 limes juiced

How to Make It

  • Cut chuck roast into 2 inch pieces and add to crock pot.
  • Add all remaining ingredients and stir well.
  • Set crock pot to high and let cook 6-8 hours. (All crock pots are different, so keep an eye on it.)
  • Meat is done once you can shred easily.
  • Serve alone, or as tacos or burritos.
  • Top with sour cream, fresh cilantro, and a squeeze of lime juice.

Crockpot Orange Balsamic Chicken

Servings: 4 servings per recipe - 1 chicken breast per serving
Calories: 318kcal

What You Need

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 c. orange juice concentrate
  • 2 t. balsamic vinegar
  • 4-6 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 t. thyme

How to Make It

  • In a blender, combine the o.j., garlic, and thyme.
  • Pour mixture into a baggie or bowl, and add the raw chicken to the mixture.
  • Let marinate a minimum of 4 hours.
  • Heat oven to 350.
  • Transfer the chicken and all liquid to a baking dish, and cover with foil.
  • Bake for about 40 minutes, or until done. (varies by chicken thickness)
  • TIP: You may make this is a crock pot as well. Cook on low for 4-6 hours.

Nutrition

Calories: 318kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 52g | Fat: 7g

Crockpot Pulled Pork

Servings: 16 servings per recipes
Calories: 521kcal

What You Need

How to Make It

  • Cut the pork shoulder into large chunks and put into crock pot.
  • Add all remaining ingredients, cover, and cook on high 8-10 hours until shreds easily.
  • Remove from crock pot, shred, and add back into the crock pot so the juice may incorporate.
  • Let warm through 10-20 minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 4g | Calories: 521kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 28g

 

Crockpot Red Chile Beef

Servings: 16
Calories: 217kcal

What You Need

  • 4 lbs. beef chuck roast cut into cubes
  • ¼ c. New Mexico chili powder red
  • 28 oz. red enchilada sauce
  • 2 T. adobo paste or sauce
  • 2 T. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 T TLC Original House Seasoning

How to Make It

  • In a medium bowl combine chili powder, house seasoning, enchilada sauce (half) and lemon juice. Mix well.
  • Add half of the sauce mixture to the bottom of slow cooker.
  • Cut meat into 3 inch cubes and add to the crockpot.
  • Place meat in the slow cooker along with the remianing sauce and cook on high for roughly 6 hours, until meat shreds easily.
  • Shred beef the beef in the crockpot, with the liquid, using a handheld mixer.
  • Let heat through for 20 minutes or until beef absorbs a lot of the sauce.
  • Great served with tortillas.
  • TIP. Sear meat in a piping hot pan with olive oil before putting in the crock pot for better flavor!

Nutrition

Serving: 4oz | Calories: 217kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 12g

 

Spicy Buffalo Chicken Bites

***CUSTOMER FAVORITE***
Servings: 16 servings per recipe- 1/2 lb. chicken per servings
Calories: 110kcal

What You Need

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 c. plain yogurt kind of gives the sour cream effect!
  • 1/3 c. blue cheese crumbles
  • 2 packet ranch dressing mix
  • 1/2 c. Frank’s Red Hot adjust to your desired spice level and consistency

How to Make It

  • Add all ingredients to the crock pot and cook on low for 8 hours.
  • Uncover crock pot and use a handheld mixer to shred the chicken in it's sauce.
  • TIP: Serve on Hawaiian Rolls with some freshly sliced jalapeños and cheddar cheese.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 110kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 5g

 

Crockpot Spicy Chipotle Crockpot Chicken

Servings: 4 servings per recipe - 1-2 pieces of chicken
Calories: 234kcal

What You Need

  • 3 lbs. chicken drumsticks
  • 7 oz. can chipotles in adobo use half a can for less heat
  • 3 T. lime juice
  • 1 T. TLC Original House Seasoning combo of sea salt, garlic, and pepper
  • ½ c. low sodium chicken broth
  • ¼ c. brown sugar

How to Make It

  • Add all ingredients to the crock pot, and cook on low approximately 6 hours (time may depend greatly on each individual crock pot).

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 7g