Freezer and Crock Pot Recipes

Last updated: November 2, 2017
This post was originally published on August 10, 2016

One thing my mother taught me was to prepare your freezer meals on a Sunday to leave you time during the week to spend quality moments with your family. Freezer crock pot recipes are easy and quick make-ahead meal ideas. Just dump and go! We’ve gathered THE BEST LIST of crockpot freezer meal ideas that everyone craves on busy weeknights. Pin and keep this in mind the next time you are looking for a delicious crock pot recipe or want to meal plan with freezer recipes. ??

Freezer Crock Pot Recipes

Easy Freezer and Crock Pot Recipes

1. 20 Minute Tuscan Pasta (Freezer Meal)

This Tuscan Pasta only takes 20 minutes to throw together, and makes the perfect freezer meal. With a creamy, cheesy garlic sauce, sun-dried tomatoes, and grilled chicken, it will become a family favorite!

20 Minute Tuscan Pasta only takes 20 minutes to throw together, and makes the perfect freezer meal. With a creamy, cheesy garlic sauce, sun-dried tomatoes, and grilled chicken, it will become a family favorite!

2. Beef Stew Freezer Meal

3 Easy Freezer Meals to Make Before Baby is Here! Are you wanting to alleviate as much stress as possible after your new baby is here? Looking for some simple, nutritious recipes that will keep you from spending hours in the kitchen? Freezer meals are the way to go.

Beef Stew Freezer Meal Recipe - 3 Easy Freezer Meals to Make Before Baby is Here!

3. The BEST homemade chicken pot pie

Not only is it made with all natural ingredients, you can make one now and save another for later in the freezer!

This is the BEST homemade chicken pot pie. Not only is it made with all natural ingredients, you can make one now and save another for later in the freezer!

4. Slow Cooker Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and Green Beans

An Easy Freezer Meal with healthy ingredients.

Slow Cooker Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and Green Beans - Easy Freezer Meal!

5. Six Freezer Meal Ideas

  1. Broccoli Chicken Casserole
  2. Pepperoni Ziti Casserole
  3. Tortilla Casserole
  4. Tater Tot Casserole
  5. Taco Pasta Bake
  6. Chicken Tetrazzini

Freezer Meals:1- Broccoli Chicken Casserole 2- Pepperoni Ziti Casserole 3- Tortilla Casserole 4- Tater Tot Casserole 5- Taco Pasta Bake 6- Chicken Tetrazzini

6. Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup

Don’t sweat it. Just set it and forget it. 20 Cozy Dump Dinners That Basically Cook Themselves

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup - Don't sweat it. Just set it and forget it. 20 Cozy Dump Dinners That Basically Cook Themselves

7. Coconut curry chicken recipe

Made right in your crock pot! Just imagine how delicious this makes the house smell.

Saucy coconut curry chicken made right in your crock pot!

8. 5 Easy Freezer Meal Marinades 

Check out these 5 easy freezer meals in collaboration with Mazola Corn Oil for quick inspiration, simple dinner ideas, and better-for-you food swaps!

Check out these 5 easy freezer meals in collaboration with Mazola Corn Oil for quick inspiration, simple dinner ideas, and better-for-you food swaps!

9. Crock pot bourbon chicken

So savory and delicious. The marinade creates the perfect sauce and is delicious served over rice!

Crock pot bourbon chicken. The marinade creates the perfect sauce and is delicious served over rice!

10. Make Ahead Apple Pie Filling Freezer Recipe

Have you ever “mega cooked” apple pies before? This Apple Pie Filling for the Freezer idea is SO interesting! This recipe will keep in the freezer for 12 months, which means you can really get a head start on the holiday baking extravaganza.

Apple Pie Filling for the Freezer. This recipe will keep in the freezer for 12 months. No color additives or preservatives. Next time you want to make an apple pie, defrost a bag and bake. No coring, cutting or peeling necessary!

11. Make Ahead Freezer Meatloaf Recipe

Who doesn’t love meatloaf? Make a large batch in advance and save yourself LOTS of time in the future.

Easy Freezer Meal: Simple Meat Loaf Recipe!

12. Homemade Tater Tots 

Say goodbye to those frozen bags of tater tots. This homemade version is so easy, freezer-friendly and way better than store-bought!

Homemade Tater Tots - Say goodbye to those frozen bags of tater tots. This homemade version is so easy, freezer-friendly and way better than store-bought!

13. Freezer Enchiladas 

Simply assemble your enchiladas ahead of time and freeze. IT GOES STRAIGHT FROM FREEZER TO OVEN! No dishes required!

Freezer Enchiladas - Simply assemble your enchiladas ahead of time and freeze. IT GOES STRAIGHT FROM FREEZER TO OVEN! No dishes required!

14. How to Make 26 Freezer Meals in 3 Hours

They actually say that it took them a little less than 3 hours and that it would have taken even less time, but they became distracted catching up on the latest gossip:) I would love to invite my sister over and meal prep with her while catching up. So many great recipe ideas here!

How to Make 26 Freezer Meals in 3 Hours

15. Crock Pot Soup Recipes

Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Soup Recipes! Easy dinner ideas made in a crock pot. These are tried and true slow cooker soups that every crock pot lover should add to their collection!

Crock Pot Soup Recipes Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Soup Recipes! Easy dinner ideas made in a crock pot. These are tried and true slow cooker soups that every crock pot lover should add to their collection!

 

16. Make over 30 dinners in 4 hours 

4 hours of prep = 30+ days worth of freezer/crock pot dinners!! What a GREAT idea!

4 hours of prep = 30+ days worth of freezer/crock pot dinners!! That means NO cooking for me for 30 days!!! Just thaw and throw it in the crock pot! Freezer crock pot dump recipes.

17. Healthy Crock Pot Meals to Make in Advance and Freeze

Healthy, easy 30-day Crock Pot freezer dinners. Buy and chop all ingredients on one day, freeze meals separately, to be tossed into a crock pot for easy dinners throughout the month.

Pin now, read later. Looks very informative! She's a freezer crock pot genius.

18. Freezing Soup in Portion Sizes

Ladle into plastic cups, freeze, pop out of cup… so smart! Who needs canned soup?

Freezing Soup in Portion Sizes - ladle into plastic cups, freeze, pop out of cup… so smart! Who needs canned soup?

How to freeze soup

If you’re not into using plastic cups, give this genius idea a try!

Use JUMBO SILICONE CUPCAKE LINERS (found here) to freeze soup instead! The cupcake liners are washable and reusable.

How to freeze soup

19. How to Freeze Soup, Beans, and Broth

If making soup in bulk servings is something that would work better for you, consider freezing your favorite soup recipes like this in a large ziplock freezer bag:

 How to Freeze Soup, Beans, and Broth

20. Easy Taco Rice Casserole Freezer Meal

Easy Taco Rice Casserole Freezer Meal made with beans and ground beef. Great recipe to make ahead for the week as your weekly dinner meal prep.

Easy Taco Rice Casserole Freezer Meal made with beans and ground beef. Great recipe to make ahead for the week as your weekly dinner meal prep.

21. Scalloped Potatoes & Ham (Crockpot Freezer Meal)

Slow Cooker Scalloped Potatoes – these creamy potatoes are a perfect side dish to just about any meal! You only need a few simple ingredients, and your crock pot does all the work.

Scalloped Potatoes & Ham (Crockpot Freezer Meal) - these creamy potatoes are a perfect side dish to just about any meal! You only need a few simple ingredients, and your crock pot does all the work.

22. Freezer Chicken, Broccoli, Bacon & Potato Bake

A tasty meal that is easy to double, triple or quadruple, so you have plenty of freezer meals when you need one!

Freezer Cooking: Chicken, Broccoli, Bacon & Potato Bake. A tasty meal that is easy to double, triple or quadruple, so you have plenty of freezer meals when you need one!

23. Easy Individual Mini Lasagnas (Freezer-Friendly!)

These mini lasagnas would be fantastic for those of you who need single-serving recipes or great ideas for on-the-go lunches! This is also a great freezer lasagna recipe to prep ahead of time and have on hand in the freezer for those chaotic weekday nights!

These mini lasagnas would be fantastic for those of you who need single-serving recipes or great ideas for on-the-go lunches! This is also a great freezer lasagna recipe to prep ahead of time and have on hand in the freezer for those chaotic weekday nights!

24. Freezer crock pot meals

The garlic chicken recipe is my favorite. Spend a few hours prepping the food, and have quick crock pot recipes for weeks!

Freezer crock pot meals - The garlic chicken recipe is my favorite. Spend a few hours prepping the food, and have quick crock pot recipes for weeks!

25. Crock Pot Chicken and Stuffing

One person said, “There’s nothing about this I don’t like. Only 4 ingredients: chicken breasts, Stove Top Stuffing mix, sour cream, cream of chicken soup.” EASY crock pot chicken and stuffing.

One person said, "There's nothing about this I don't like. Only 4 ingredients: chicken breasts, Stove Top Stuffing mix, sour cream, cream of chicken soup."

26. Crock Pot Chicken Recipe

One person said, “Made this and added green pepper and onions!!! Is wonderful!!!!” It costs about $8 to make. This is easy, yummy and filling. It can feed 4 for two nights. Recipe by Lorraine Del Verde.

Crock Pot Chicken Recipe - One person said, "Made this and added green pepper and onions!!! Is wonderful!!!!"

Ingredients:
4 boneless chicken breast
1 can of sweet corn
1 can black beans
1/2 tsp salt
1 jar of mild salsa
1 red pepper cut into chunks
10 grinds of pepper
1 yellow pepper cut into chunks
1 can low sodium diced tomatoes
1/2 tsp garlic power
1 tbsp chili seasoning
Directions:
Layer 1/2 the corn, salsa and beans in the crock pot.
Place chicken on the top. Add spices.
Top with remaining corn, beans, and salsa.
Cook on low for 4-5 hours or until chicken is cooked through.
Shred chicken with 2 forks. Return to the crock pot.
Add diced tomatoes, stir everything to combine. Cook through about 10 min on high.
Serve over brown rice.
Top with sour cream, shredded cheese, scallions and olives.

27. Creamy Crock Pot Beef Stroganoff 

Your crock pot gets the job done with this creamy stroganoff recipe featuring tender beef in a delicious mushroom sauce. Slow cooker beef stroganoff is one of the best crock pot recipes I have ever made! This homemade creamy stroganoff is a fill-you-up, classic comfort food dinner. Easy to make beef stroganoff that is family friendly and cooked in the Slow Cooker or Crock Pot!

The BEST and Easiest Creamy Crock Pot Beef Stroganoff

3 thoughts on “Freezer and Crock Pot Recipes”

  1. To make an easier and less wasteful project, use crock pot liners to freeze them in. Shep them with plastic bowls, seal with Twisties tie and them place several inside two gallon freezer bags. Just remove and stick it straight into the crock. For small cracks, spl
    it the liner and you have 2 liners to use.

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