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5 Crockpot Freezer Meal Recipes – The Ultimate Guide to Crockpot Freezer Meals for a Busy Lifestyle


Crockpot freezer meals are a game-changer for busy individuals and families. They offer a convenient, nutritious, and time-saving solution for those who want to avoid the fast-food trap. In this all-inclusive guide, we’ll delve into five scrumptious and simple crockpot freezer meals, along with essential tips to elevate your cooking experience.

Benefits of Crockpot Freezer Meals

  • Time-Saving: Prepare multiple meals simultaneously and freeze them for future use.
  • Nutritious: You have full control over the ingredients, ensuring a healthier meal.
  • Cost-Effective: Bulk buying ingredients can lead to significant savings.
  • Stress-Free: Imagine coming home to a hot, ready-to-eat meal after a hectic day.

Essential Tips for Crockpot Freezer Cooking

  • Seasoning: Customize the seasoning to suit your palate.
  • Defrosting: Always defrost your meals in the fridge for 24 hours before cooking.
  • Cooking: Use high-quality freezer bags to prevent freezer burn. Label them with cooking instructions for easy reference.
  • Grocery List: A well-planned grocery list ensures you have all the necessary ingredients for multiple recipes.

Grocery List




  • 1 family sized bag of corn


  • 2 small cans of pineapple rings
  • 2 cans of diced tomatoes
  • 2 cans of diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1 jar of salsa
  • 2 cans of cream of your choice
  • 2 cans of cream of chicken
  • 2   15oz cans of blackbeans


  • Provolone Cheese
  • 4 cups cheddar cheese



  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Flour
  • Beef bouillon
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Steak Sauce
  • Steak Seasoning
  • Taco Seasoning
  • Cooking Sherry
  • Butter
  • Curry powder
  • Rice
  • Salad Supplies


1. Savory Pepper Steak

pepper steak


  • 3 pounds round steak, cut into ½-inch thick strips
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4-5 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 green pepper, sliced
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 2 16oz cans Italian style tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp beef bouillon
  • 4 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp steak seasoning
  • 2 tbsp steak sauce


  1. Mix beef bouillon, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper.
  2. Add remaining ingredients.
  3. Cook on low for 8 hours.
  4. Serve with rice and a side salad.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 400
  • Protein: 35g
  • Carbs: 20g

2. Salsa Chicken

Salsa Chicken


  • 6-8 chicken breasts
  • 2 15oz cans black beans
  • 1 family-size frozen bag of corn
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • 1 jar salsa
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese


  1. Divide all ingredients except cheese into two bags.
  2. Cook on low for 8 hours.
  3. Serve over rice or corn tortillas.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 350
  • Protein: 30g
  • Carbs: 25g

3. Chicken Curry

chicken curry

  • 6-8chicken breasts
  • 2cans of cream of chicken soup
  • 1cup of dry cooking sherry
  • ½cup of butter
  • 8green onions chopped
  • 4tsp of curry powder
  • saltand pepper

Directions: Divide everything except butter into two bags evenly.  Add butter to crockpot when ready to cook.  Cook on low for 8 hours. Serve over rice with a side salad.

4. Hawaiian Chicken Sandwiches

Hawiian chicke


  • Cubed chicken
  • Pineapple slices
  • Teriyaki sauce
  • Sandwich buns


  1. Mix teriyaki sauce and add cubed chicken and pineapple slices.
  2. Cook on low for 8 hours.
  3. Serve on sandwich buns.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 350
  • Protein: 28g
  • Carbs: 40g

5. Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

scalloped potatoes and ham



  1. Layer Sliced potatoes, diced ham, and chopped onions in the crockpot.
  2. Pour cheese sauce over the layers.
  3. Cook on low for 8 hours.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 450
  • Protein: 30g
  • Carbs: 50g


Crockpot freezer meals offer a convenient and healthy dining option for anyone juggling a busy schedule. With a bit of preparation, you can relish a variety of scrumptious meals that are both cost-effective and time-saving. Try these recipes and savor the simple pleasures of homemade comfort food.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Can I cook the meal straight from the freezer?

A: It’s recommended to thaw the meal in the fridge for 24 hours before cooking to ensure even cooking and better flavor.

Q: How long can these meals stay in the freezer?

A: Most crockpot freezer meals can last up to 3 months when properly stored in high-quality freezer bags.

Q: Can I substitute ingredients in the recipes?

A: Absolutely! Feel free to swap out ingredients to suit your dietary needs or taste preferences.

Q: What size of crockpot should I use?

A: A 6-quart crockpot is generally sufficient for most recipes, but you can adjust the recipe quantities based on the size of your crockpot.

Q: Do I need to cook the meat before freezing?

A: No, the meat can be frozen raw and will cook thoroughly during the crockpot cooking process.

Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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