If you're looking for ways to make dinner easier, then consider your slow cooker. Dinner time is often a hurried and dreaded time of day because finding new ways to create tasty and easy meals gets harder all of the time. You can even make delicious crock pot casserole recipes that are just as good and even easier than the traditional casserole recipe.
Everyone is familiar with casseroles and know how great they are for family meals, work parties or church potluck dinners. There is a casserole recipe for just about any type of dish, and your slow cooker makes it even better because you do not have to do anything except prep the ingredients and put them in the pot. You can choose from a variety of recipes from yummy beef and potato casseroles to pasta or vegetable side dish casserole recipes.
One dish cooking is a favorite whether from a slowcooker or a skillet, and casseroles fit the bill completely. Most casserole recipes can be the main dish and side at the same time; all you need to do is add another vegetable or a delicious green salad and crusty bread and you're set. Dinner will be done and you did not have to spend too much time in the kitchen after work. Your family will adore these recipes, even picky eaters who have a tendency to turn their noses up to new foods.
Here is a great recipe to try out with your family this week:
Easy Turkey and Pasta Crock Pot Casserole
1 lb ground turkey
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1/4 cup flour
1-1 / 4 cup hot water
2 tsp beef bouillon
6 oz ziti pasta
1 can (2 oz) sliced mushrooms, drained
1 cup sour cream
Cook ground turkey in a skillet along with the onion until tender; drain and put into pot. Add the salt, Worcestershire sauce, and flour. Put in the hot water and bouillon and mix very well. Cover and let cook on low for 4 hours or high for 8 hours. About 30 minutes before cooking time is over, cook ziti pasta as directed on package. Add cooked pasta, mushrooms, and sour cream and stir. Replace cooker cover and cook on high for 15 minutes. Will serve 4.
Crock pot casseroles are a great way to get dinner on the table while giving your family delicious food that they already love. You can find a large variety of easy recipes online that can help you plan a week or month's worth of recipes that fit your budget and family's tastes.