Great Crock Pot Recipes For Big Groups Of People
Preparing food for a large group of people is no easy feat. More ingredients will be used which means more time is needed for preparation and cooking. However, if you own a crock pot, cooking will be much easier whether you're cooking for a crowd or not. All you have to do is prepare the ingredients, throw them into the pot and wait for the dish to cook - you'll have more time to prepare other dishes! Try these great crock pot recipes for big groups of people: Crock Pot Balsamic Beef What you need: 1 3/4 kilograms boneless round roast beef 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup beef broth 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes Kosher salt Ground black pepper Combine garlic, beef broth, balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, honey and red pepper flakes in a medium bowl. Rub roast beef with kosher salt and ground black pepper then place in a slow cooker. Pour balsamic mixture all over meat. Cover and cook for 8 hours on low. When ready, shred meat apart in the crock pot using 2 large forks. Serve over mashed potatoes, cooked rice or as sandwiches. Chick N Cheese Slow Cooked Taquitos What you need: 8 pieces 8-inch whole grain tortillas 2 large chicken breasts 3/4 cup chicken broth 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/4 cup cream cheese 1/4 cup salsa 1 package all-natural taco seasoning mix Rub the taco seasoning all over chicken breasts then place meat in a crock pot. Pour chicken broth all over chicken. Cover and cook for 4 to 5 hours on low. When ready, shred chicken. Add cream cheese and salsa to the pot and stir to coat chicken. Spread tortillas on a flat surface and distribute chicken mixture to each. Tp each with shredded cheese. Roll up tortillas then place on a baking sheet seam side down. Bake in a pre-heated oven (400F) until tortillas are golden brown and cheese has melted, about 10 to 15 minutes. Delicious Crock Pot Thyme Short Ribs What you need: 1 3/4 kilograms beef short ribs 2 pieces fresh thyme 2 1/2 cups diced onion 1 cup red wine 2/3 cup ketchup 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons minced garlic Heat olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat then cook short ribs until brown on all sides. Remove from pan and replace with onion and garlic. Cook until tender. Place cooked beef, onion and garlic in a slow cooker. Combine red wine, ketchup, soy sauce, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce in a bowl and pour over beef in the slow cooker. Place thyme on top of the meat. Cover and cook for 7 to 8 hours on low. Have to feed a crowd? No worries - these great crock pot recipes are here to save the day!