Save money and time: Make 5 Crock-Pot freezer bag meals in just 1 hour

Save money and time: Make 5 Crock-Pot freezer bag meals in less than 1 hour

If you feel that preparing the week's meal is taking up too much of your time, with a little planning you will be able to relax and also save some money in the process.

Have you ever thought you could prep-ahead three crock-pot slow cooker freezer bag meals in less than one hour? Use a gallon-sized freezer bag for each meal and store each bag flat in the freezer to take up less space. Easy and convenient!

Here are three ideas of what kind of recipes you can prepare that will work for these little bags and will be delicious for everyone in your family.

Teriyaki Chicken

Teriyaki Chicken

Fill a freezer bag with:

To cook:

  1. Place thawed contents in a slow cooker and cook on low for 7-8 hours or high for 4 hours.
  2. Optional: To thicken the sauce at the end, whisk together 1/2 cup of the cooked sauce with 2 tablespoons cornstarch and pour back in the slow cooker.
  3. Turn cooker on high for an extra 10-15 minutes so the sauce can thicken. Serve on top of rice and garnish with sesame seeds if desired.

Chinese Beef & Broccoli

Chinese Beef & Broccoli

Fill a freezer bag with:

To Cook:

  1. Place defrosted contents in the slow cooker on low 7-8 hours or high 4 hours. Consider bagging the broccoli separately and adding it in about 30 minutes before the meat is done cooking.
  2. Optional: To thicken the sauce at the end, whisk together 1/2 cup of the cooked sauce with 2 tablespoons cornstarch and pour back in the slow cooker. Turn cooker on high for an extra 10-15 minutes so the sauce can thicken.
  3. Serve beef and broccoli on top of rice and garnish with chopped green onion if desired.

Creamy Italian Chicken

Creamy Italian Chicken

Fill a freezer bag with:

To cook:

  1. Place thawed contents in the slow cooker on low for 7-8 hours or high for 4 hours.
  2. Serve chicken on top of noodles, and garnish with Parmesan cheese.

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