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2 Yummy Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes, Plus Hot Tips

Here are a few lip-smacking vegetarian slow cooker recipes that not only save your time, but also serve your entire family for a lovely family dinner.

The Chilli Beans Recipe

YOU NEED:

black bean soup can (19oz), rinsed and drained garbanzo beans can and kidney beans can (both 15 oz), baked beans can (16oz), can of tomato puree (141/2 oz), a can of drained whole kernel corn (15oz), one onion, one green bell pepper, 2 garlic cloves, 2 celery stalks all these should be chopped, one tablespoon each of dried parsley, basil, and oregano, and chilli powder.

DO THIS:

Take your crockpot. Put the black bean soup, garbanzo beans, kidney beans, baked beans, tomato puree, onion, corn, celery stalks, and bell pepper in the pot. Season the mixture with parsley, garlic, oregano, basil, and chilli powder. Let it cook for a couple of hours on high heat.

Slow Cooking Apple Delight

Here is another one of the series of healthy slow cooker recipes that will tickle your tastebuds and make you a fan of crockpots.

YOU NEED:

5 apples (half pound each), peel, core, and chop them finely; ground cinnamom and cloves, 2 tsps and tsps, respectively; tsp salt; white sugar, 4 cups.

DO THIS:

Put the apples in the crockpot. Take a bowl and mix cinnamom, cloves, sugar, and salt. Add this mixture in the crockpot containing apples. Mix everything well. Cover the crockpot and let it cook on high heat for 60 minutes. After that, bring the heat to low and let it cook for 9-11 hours. Stir the mixture once in a while. You will find the mixture turning dark brown and thick.

Remove the lid of the crockpot and continue to cook on low heat for another hour. If you wish to make the mixture smoother, use a whisk for stirring.

Take small containers and fill the mixture in them. Cover and refrigerate. You can also freeze.

Hot Tip On Easy Slow Cooker Recipes:

Prepare all the ingredients of your recipe as well as the crockpot the night before. Refrigerate the ingredients. When you wake up the next morning, simply toss the ingredients into your ready crockpot and plug it in. Your recipe will cook the whole day. When you return home after a hard day, you get a savory and piping hot meal to relish.

More Tips On Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes

You must allow 8 hours cooking time when on low heat and 4 hours when on high heat in a slow cooking pot.
When not sure about the cooking time of a recipe, leave the pot on low the whole day or overnight.
A good adjustment for slow cooker demands that you cut the quantity of all liquids to half.

Its time to try one of the above vegetarian slow cooker recipes. You can make a great dish even if you have never cooked before.

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Yummy Chicken Recipes

Chicken is one of the most popular ingredients for making simple dishes because it easily absorbs any flavor it comes into contact with, making it not only very easy to prepare but also one of the most versatile ingredients. Below are some examples of chicken recipes that will show just how versatile this ingredient is. The first gives us a little taste of Mexico, while the next is a very basic Asian dish. The third chicken recipe, which is just deep fried chicken tweaked for smaller servings and to make them more interesting to kids, will suit just about anyones taste.

Chicken Fajitas

Ingredients:

1 pound chicken breast fillet

2 green bell peppers, cut into long strips

2 red bell peppers, cut into long strips

4 white onions, peeled and chopped into strips

1 bunch fresh Cilantro leaves, chopped

1 pack Fajita mix

1 pack of soft large flour tortillas

Mexican cheese blend, shredded OR 1 pack sharp cheddar cheese

3 tbsp olive oil

-Suggested condiments: salsa, lettuce, tomato, sour cream, guacamole

Directions:

Pour Fajita mix and half of the Cilantro leaves onto chicken breast fillets and mix well. Saute chicken breasts in 2 tbsp olive oil until chicken is cooked through. Remove from heat and wrap in foil. Add the rest of the olive oil on pan and saute the vegetables in medium heat. Heat flour tortillas in pan, grill, or microwave for a few seconds.

Orange Chicken

Ingredients:

1/2 cup cornstarch

pinch of salt (or to taste)

pinch of cayenne pepper (or to taste)

250g chicken thighs, deboned and cut into cubes

vegetable oil (enough for deep frying)

1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice

1 tbsp cornstarch

1 tbsp water

2 tbsp oyster sauce

2 tbsp sesame oil

pinch of freshly ground black pepper

1/2 cup orange segments

1 red bell pepper, seeded and sliced

Directions:

Dredge chicken in first three ingredients. Deep fry chicken in vegetable oil until golden brown. Place in paper towels and set aside. Place 1 tbsp sesame oil and orange juice in saucepan. Let simmer for a few minutes and add cornstarch that has been dissolved in water. Let sauce boil for a few minutes and add back the chicken along with the rest of the ingredients. Simmer for a few more minutes while seasoning to taste. If you get tired of chicken, you can substitute anything from pork to squid, for this recipe.

Chicken Lollipop

Ingredients:

10 chicken wings

1 cup breadcrumbs

1 tbsp cornflour

1 tsp garlic powder

1 egg

pinch of salt and white pepper (or to taste)

vegetable (enough for deep frying)

Directions:

Prepare batter by beating egg and mixing in all the ingredients, except for the chicken and oil. Break each chicken wing into two parts at the joint. Using a knife, pull and scrape the meat off the top to the bottom of the chicken pieces, trying your best to make them look like a lollipop. Dredge chicken lollipops in batter and deep fry each piece until golden or dark brown. Serve with different kinds of dip. Chicken recipes like this are great for parties, since they are easy to eat and will suit just about anyone, depending on the dip served. Suggested dips include ketchup and mayo mix, gravy, salsa, and cheese dips.

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