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Thirty-One Crockpot Freezer Recipes

By December 17, 2014 December 28th, 2016 Freezer Prep Session

Here are 31 crockpot freezer recipes that don’t require any cooking ahead of time.  Simply combine the ingredients and freeze!

31 Crockpot Freezer RecipesThese recipes take “easy” to a whole new level.  Since none of the ingredients need to be cooked ahead of time, they can be prepped very quickly.  I’ve settled into a routine where I spend 45 minutes assembling meals on the weekend, and that’s all the cooking that I need to do for the week.

This method of meal prep saves me time, money, and the headache of trying to figure out what to make for dinner every night.

Plus, since these meals cook for the very first time in my crockpot, they don’t taste like leftovers at all.  Wahoo!

25 Crockpot Freezer Recipes

If you’re nervous about mixing raw meat and vegetables, don’t be.  I did a lot of research when I was writing my No Cook Freezer Meals cookbook and, according to the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service, freezing to 0 °F inactivates any microbes present in food (such as bacteria, yeasts, and molds).  That means freezing raw meat with vegetables, sauces, and spices is perfectly safe. (You can find more info on food safety here.)

Here are 31 crockpot freezer recipes that I’ve tried myself.  They’re all absolutely delicious, nutritious, and easy to make.

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31 Crockpot Recipes That You Can Freeze Without Any Cooking Ahead Of Time

  1. Chicken Chili
  2. Chicken Curry
  3. Shredded BBQ Chicken
  4. Honey Sesame Chicken (from Damn Delicious)
  5. Chicken Soup with Mexican Seasonings
  6. Hawaiian Chicken
  7. Ginger Garlic Chicken (from my No Cook Freezer Meals cookbook)
  8. Mexican Chicken Chili with Cornbread Topping
  9. Ginger Peach Chicken
  10. Red Pepper Chicken
  11. Lemon Pepper Chicken
  12. Chicken Fajitas
  13. Cranberry Chicken
  14. Italian Chicken
  15. Chicken Teriyaki
  16. Beef Roast and Carrots (our favorite!)
  17. Orange Shredded Beef
  18. Spicy Pepper Beef
  19. Beef, Lime, and Cilantro Chili
  20. Pot Roast with Green Beans
  21. Garden Veggie Soup with Ground Beef
  22. Beef and Barley Stew (from Live Simply)
  23. Meatball Veggie Soup
  24. Sausage Spinach Tomato Soup
  25. Spicy Dr. Pepper Shredded Pork
  26. Cranberry Pork Roast
  27. Party Pork Roast
  28. Lime Shredded Pork
  29. Tomato, Turkey, and Vegetable Soup
  30. Turkey, White Bean, and Kale Soup
  31. Turkey and Black Bean Chili

If the recipe doesn’t contain freezer directions, simply combine all of the ingredients in a gallon-sized plastic freezer bag, remove as much air as possible, and freeze for up to three months.  (I used to brown my ground meat before freezing, but now I even freeze those meals raw.)

When you’re ready to eat, thaw the bag in your refrigerator overnight or in a bowl of cold water.  Cook according to the recipes instructions and add 1-2 hours if the meal isn’t totally thawed.  Enjoy!

Thoughts or questions?  Leave a comment below and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can!

 

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These look delicious! One question: Do you find that any of the raw meats make the final dish too greasy?

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Sarah
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Sarah

Hi! Just wondering, do you have a master shopping list by chance?

Gennie
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Gennie

I was wondering the same thing…

Liz
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Liz

Is a master list available or must buy the book?

HopeThompson
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How do I get 31 crock pot ready freezer meals recipes? I want to know! ! Please, Thanks !

Danielle
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Danielle

I love this idea! Would love to see somethign like this for vegetarian recipes.

L.L.
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L.L.

I would LOVE to get your ebooks but have no money;( Darn! Guess i’ll have to wait a few months. If I can only afford 2 ebooks, which ones do u reccomend?

Lindylou
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Lindylou

If you can’t afford to purchase the books, check them out from your local library. They’re FREE and if a recipe really suits you, you can make a photocopy of it or write it down.

Karissa Sjaarda
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Found myoufrom money saving mom. This list looks awesome. Thanks! And I’ll be back on your site for the aforementioned easy DIYs!

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