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5 Crockpot Freezer Meals Made From Items in Your Fridge

Every so often, I like to clean out my refrigerator.  It makes room for new groceries and reminds me what ingredients I have on-hand for future meals.  I came up with the idea to use some of my half-empty condiments in crockpot freezer meals and was so excited about it.

I ended up making five crockpot freezer meals, each with about two pounds of meat and one cup of sauce.  Here’s what I made:

  1. Chicken breasts + BBQ sauce
  2. Chicken breasts + Italian dressing
  3. Pork roast + salsa
  4. Beef roast + grape jelly, ketchup, and allspice (one of my favorite recipes from my No Cook Freezer Meals cookbook)
  5. Beef roast + pickle juice, butter, ranch seasoning, and au jus seasoning

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We’ve tried all of these meals before and they’re absolutely delicious.  I chose the meats that we were hungry for, but I think you could mix-and-match based on your family’s preferences.

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I love that I was able to turn the simple sauces in our refrigerator into something new.  I used up four of the bottles completely and was able to recycle their containers.  That means I was able to clean out my refrigerator AND make dinner at the same time.

Since I already had the condiments on-hand, I only had to buy the meats and seasonings at the grocery store. Most of the meat was on sale, so I only spent a total of $34.  Now I’m stocked with five dinners for busy weeknights!

I serve my crockpot freezer meals with simple side dishes like rice or rolls and a salad or steamed broccoli.  Yum.

Five Crockpot Freezer Meals Made From Items In Your Fridge

(I use these baggy stands when I’m prepping meals.)

I have to say that is was really easy to make these meals.  I literally dumped the meat and sauces into gallon-sized plastic freezer bags and sealed them.  It probably took me 15 minutes total and the only clean-up was two measuring cups, a measuring spoon, a serving spoon, and a knife.  Woot!

Five Crockpot Freezer Meals Made From Items In Your Fridge

If you’re new to crockpot freezer meals, the recipes in the printable pdf above will walk you through the process step-by-step.  My freezer cookbooks also include a ton of tips and recipes.

Thoughts or questions?  Leave comment below and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can.  I’d love to hear from you. 

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Philippa
Philippa
7 years ago

So damn clever chica x

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Amanda
Amanda
7 years ago

What are the recommended cook times on these?

Tracy
Tracy
7 years ago

Do you use sweet pickle juice or dill pickle juice for the Mississippi Roast?

Melanie
Melanie
6 years ago

I had a question: i have prepped and froze your 31 freezer to crockpot recipes. Most of them require a cook time of 4-6hrs on low, I am wondering can I cook them for longer (roughly 7-8 hrs) on warm??

Amanda
Amanda
6 years ago
Reply to  Melanie

You can also buy a timer to plug your Crock Pot into, that way it will turn off after cook time and stay warm (as long as the lid remained close). You can bypass buying a new CP with this!