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Tasty Meals that Require Minimal Prep Time

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Just because you've got a busy schedule and are crunched for time on the week nights, it shouldn't mean you have to sacrifice the quality of your meals. When you're pressed for time, it doesn't get much simpler than one of the flavor-packed, mouth-watering Crock-Pot® Cuisine Ready-To-Slow Cook Meals. With easy online ordering, you get all the ingredients for a delicious, homemade meal delivered right to your doorstep. And just like that, your meal preparation time is cut to a few quick minutes, giving you more time to do the things you enjoy.

With the help of a slow cooker and these meals that require minimal prep time, you could have a hot and savory, homemade dinner to look forward to every night of the week. With 11 options to choose from, you'll always be able to find the perfect meal for you and your family to enjoy. 

Here's a sneak peak of some bonus chef tips:

Crock-Pot® Cuisine Savory Beef with Stroganoff Sauce
If you're looking for a rich, creamy and hearty beef and stroganoff sauce dish without any of the fuss, look no further than this Crock-Pot® Cuisine Ready-To-Slow Cook Meal kit. Strips of tender beef blend with an assortment of vegetables and noodles to create an irresistible flavor that tastes even better than making it from scratch. Simply open the pouches, toss in the ingredients, set your slow cooker to high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours, and go about your day!

The bonus chef tip suggests swapping out the cold water for white wine and topping with seasoned breadcrumbs when the meal is finished cooking.

Crock-Pot® Cuisine Beef & 3 Bean Chili
The next time you have a busy week ahead, try out the rich and savory Crock-Pot® Cuisine Beef & 3 Bean Chili. This handcrafted, hearty melody of beans and beef arrives at your door already selected, chopped, seasoned and ready to go! 

And if you're looking to spice up this dish a bit, one of the recommended chef tips suggests replacing the cold water with a craft beer. And once the meal has finished cooking, top with shredded cheese for added flavor.

The Crock-Pot  Cuisine Beef & 3 Bean Chili will be a hit with the whole family.The Crock-Pot® Cuisine Beef & 3 Bean Chili will be a hit with the whole family.

Crock-Pot® Cuisine Lemon Herb Chicken
This classic family meal is timeless and flawless. Chunks of tender white meat chicken are handcrafted with crisp green beans and zesty wild rice, tossed altogether in a tangy lemon sauce that's bursting with flavor. This is yet another dinner that takes little to no time to prepare, that you can ensure the entire family will enjoy.

The bonus chef tip advises adding 4 ounces of sliced Portobello mushrooms before slow cooking. And what's more, top with dried cranberries before serving!

Other Crock-Pot® Cuisine Options include:

  • Chipotle Lime Chicken Fajitas
  • Fiesta Chicken
  • Roasted Chicken with Mini Herbed Dumplings
  • Sage Garlic Chicken with White beans
  • Sesame Ginger Chicken
  • Creole-style Andouille Sausage and Chicken
  • Layered Beef Lasagna
  • Rustic Beef Stew.
Due to the slow ramp up, and even heating of a slow cooker, recipes featured on this site can be cooked in a range of slow cooker sizes. Recipes can be increased or decreased by one quart size per the cooking instructions. For smaller sauces and dips that calls for 3 quarts or less, it is not recommended to alter the unit size. Crock-Pot® is a registered trademark and should not be used generically when referring to a 'slow cooker' within the recipes.
Sunbeam Products, Inc. d/b/a Jarden Consumer Solutions has not tested these recipes and is not responsible for the outcome of any recipe. You may not achieve the results desired due to variations in ingredients, cooking temperatures, cooking times, typos, errors, omissions, or individual cooking abilities. Please always use your best judgment when cooking with raw ingredients such as eggs, chicken or fish.


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