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Menu Week 73 and Easy Crockpot Beef Recipe

I tried a new crockpot recipe today.  My hubby told me that he liked it better than how I usually made it.  I was confused, since I've never made this recipe before.  He meant that he liked it better than how I usually cook a roast and make my own gravy.

Easy Crockpot Beef
recipe from DeAnn DeMill

1 lb stew meat (or I cut up 1/2 of a roast)
1 pkg onion soup mix (I used 1/2 pkg)
1/2 c. water
1 can cream of chicken soup

Mix soup mix, water and cream of chicken soup together.  Pour over meat in crockpot.

I cooked it on high for 4 hours while we were at church.  It came out really tender and yummy.  Or you can cook it on high for one hour and low all day.

Serve w/ mashed potatoes.  (I peeled potatoes and steamed them in my rice cooker while I was at church.  When we got home they were ready to mash.  It was so quick and easy!)


Now on to my menu this week.  There are a few repeats from last week, which makes me happy since I don't have to think of more ideas.

Monday:  Sesame Chicken w/rice and broccoli

Tuesday:  white chili

Wednesday:  Oven Fried Chicken Nuggets and potatoes

Thursday:  South-of-the-border Chowder

Friday:  Pizza

Saturday:  Sloppy Joes w/rice-a-roni salad

Sunday: Cafe Rio Pork Salad/Tacos

Now it's your turn to share what's on your menu this week.   Check back in a few days for a fabulous chocolate cookie recipe.  Have a good week!

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