Savory Crock Pot Salisbury Steak Meatballs simmered slowly in a thick, onion mushroom gravy with carrots and red skin mashed potatoes.
I’ve learned something about crock pots, and that is this. The best recipes are the ones that have ingredients that you can’t overcook. (I know, DUH, but allow me to explain). I tried a chicken and wild rice soup recipe in the crock pot this weekend. I’m sad to report that all of my rice overcooked and basically exploded. One cup of rice turned into like 500 cups of mushy-mush-mush, leaving me sad and soupless. I knew that this would never have happened to me with meat and potatoes and thus the next day, this meal was born.
The moral of the story is, all crock pots cook differently, and using foods that only get better as they cook will decrease your odds of having to order a pizza. I tried cooking angel hair in the crock pot once…it was probably done in like 15 minutes and I didn’t check it until after an hour. Needless to say, you won’t be seeing that one on the blog…… [read more]