Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak

This was so delicious we didn’t miss the potatoes when I served it over riced cauliflower.

Salisbury Steak

2 lbs lean ground beef, 90/10

1 oz envelope dry onion soup mix

½ c. Italian seasoned bread crumbs

1 can cream of chicken soup, reduced fat

1 can cream of mushroom soup, reduced fat

1 oz packet dry au jus mix

¾ c. water

 

In a large bowl, mix together ground beef, onion soup mix, and bread crumbs. Shape into 8 patties. Spray skillet with cooking spray and brown patties and both sides. Place browned patties in 3 quart slow cooker. In a medium bowl, mix together soups, au jus mix and water. Pour over patties. Cook on low setting for 4 to 5 hours until patties are well done.

Serve over mashed potatoes or mashed cauliflower.

Yield: 8 patties. Per patty= 327 Calories; 21g Fat (57.9% calories from fat); 23g Protein; 10g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 81mg Cholesterol; 506mg Sodium.

Slow Cooker Pecan Pie

This turned out great!

Pecan Pie

1 refrigerated pie crust

3 eggs

1 c. sugar

2/3 c. dark corn syrup

1/3 c. melted butter

1/8 tsp salt

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 ½ c. chopped and whole pecans

 

Spray 3 quart crock with cooking spray. Place pie crust in crock and mold to fit the shape of the crock. Stir eggs, sugar, corn syrup, butter, salt and vanilla together. Add pecans—saving some for the top. Pour filling over crust and top with pecan halves. Cover and cook on high for 2 ½ to 3 hours.

Yield: 6 servings.

Slow Cooker Taco Lentil Soup

Hubby went back for thirds!  I think lentils are a great way to bulk up a dish without adding WW points.  Good fiber.

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Taco Lentil Soup

garlic powder
1 red bell pepper, diced
1/2 c. diced onion
1 jalapeno, seeded and diced
1 lb ground beef, 90% fat free
1 tsp garlic powder
1 c. lentils, rinsed

1 (14 oz) can diced tomatoes

10 oz can tomatoes with green chilies

14 oz can veggie broth

15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained

2 TB chili powder

1 TB cumin

1 tsp dried oregano

1 tsp smoked paprika

1/2 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp cayenne
salt, to taste
fresh ground black pepper, to taste
1 c. roasted corn

Spray a medium skillet with cooking spray. Over med-high heat cook peppers and onion. Add ground beef and garlic powder. Transfer to 5 quart slow cooker. Add remaining ingredients and water to desired thickness. Cook on low 7-8 hours.

Yield: 5 servings

Italian Pulled Pork

This makes a ton!

 

Italian Pulled Pork

9 lb shoulder butt roast

3 8 oz tomato sauce w/garlic, oregano and basil

1/2 c sliced pepperoncini peppers

1 TB Italian Dressing mix

Place roast in 5 quart slow cooker and top with 8 oz tomato sauce and peppers. Cook on high 10-12 hours. Remove from crock and place in large bowl. Shred meat and add remaining tomato sauces and seasoning.

 

Shrimp Chowder

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Shrimp and Corn Chowder

1 tablespoons unsalted butter

1  lbs medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, reserving shells

¼ c.  chopped white onion

3  teaspoons finely chopped garlic

14.5 oz fat free chicken broth

¼ c. roasted green chilies, diced

1/2  teaspoon ground cumin

3/4  pound new potatoes, diced

15 oz can corn, drained

1  cup fat free half-and-half

Fresh lime juice, to taste, plus wedges for garnish

1/4  cup chopped cilantro

 

Add butter, onion, garlic, broth, green chilies, cumin, potatoes and corn in 5 quart slow cooker. Cook on high 3-4 hours. Add shrimp, half and half; heat through. Add lime juice and cilantro before serving.

Yield: 5 servings. Per serving= 270 Calories; 4g Fat (14.4% calories from fat); 25g Protein; 33g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 144mg Cholesterol; 540mg Sodium.

Hominy and Jalapeno Chicken Soup

Hominy and Jalapeno Chicken Soup

1 1/2 c. diced roasted chicken

2 cans fat free chicken broth

2 TB diced tamed jalapeno

1 can hominy, drained

1 tsp chili powder

Combine all ingredients in 3 quart slow cooker and cook desired length of time. Everything is already cooked so you can heat through or let it simmer all day.

Yield: 4 servings. Per serving= 196 Calories; 5g Fat (21.1% calories from fat); 26g Protein; 17g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 44mg Cholesterol; 678mg Sodium.

Cowboy Tacos

It makes a nice sauce. You could eat it as a stew.

Cowboy Tacos

1 lb pork stew meat

1 tsp chili powder

1 tsp cumin

1 tsp smoked paprika

1 tsp onion powder

1 c. chunky salsa

16 oz can chili beans

1/3 c. sugar free apricot preserves

Combine ingredients in 2 quart slow cooker. Cook on high for  3 to 4 hours.  Serve with taco shells or tortillas.

Yield: 8 servings. Per serving= 121 Calories; 5g Fat (32.9% calories from fat); 12g Protein; 9g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 38mg Cholesterol; 261mg Sodium.