Slow Cooker Chicken Drumsticks with Potatoes & Carrots

Slow Cooker Chicken Drumsticks with Potatoes & Carrots is a simple to prepare comforting meal that brings countless flavors and aromas to the table. Tender juice filled drumsticks surrounded by a plate full of delicious vegetables speaks in all languages the promise of something good to eat. The slow cooker is a fabulous platform for ‘dump and go’ recipes and this one will not disappoint. This meal keeps well in the refrigerator and heats up nicely to be served whenever during your busy week. Get up early on saturday and throw this meal together in no time to have delicious warm home cooked food at the ready.

This is a low cost belly full of good food that is so easy to make just by following this recipe. Watch the video and follow the detailed instructions below to be on your way to having a plate full of this comforting satisfaction ready for your family anytime. Like and share this or any of my recipes you find interesting from the growing catalog of menu items. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button to stay up to date on all of my latest publications. Have a hearty easy to prepare meal with very little mess in the kitchen just by following this recipe. Serve with biscuits or toasted french bread to complete the eatfoodlicious experience.

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Ingredients

Clean and pat the drumsticks dry with a paper towel. Place them a bowl. Add oil (2 tbsp), salt, pepper, garlic, onion, oregano, thyme and rub the seasoning on the drumsticks.

Place the chicken in the slow cooker. Place the cut potatoes, carrots on top of the chicken. Drizzle 2 tbsp olive oil on top of the potatoes and carrots.

Cover with a lid and slow cook on low for 5-6 hours or 2-3 hours on high.

Transfer the drumsticks to a plate (cover with foil) and set aside until ready to eat. Season potatoes, carrots with salt & pepper to taste.

Serve immediately and enjoy!

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Slow Cooker Chicken Drumsticks with Potatoes and Carrots

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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 hrs
Total Time 5 hrs 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker

Ingredients
  

  • 8 chicken drumsticks
  • 1 ½ lbs yukon gold potatoes with skin cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 lb baby carrots
  • 4 tbsp (divided) olive oil
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • onion powder
  • garlic powder
  • dried thyme
  • dried oregano

Instructions
 

  • Clean and pat the drumsticks dry with a paper towel. Place them a bowl. Add oil (2 tbsp), salt, pepper, garlic, onion, oregano, thyme and rub the seasoning on the drumsticks. Place the chicken in the slow cooker. Place the cut potatoes, carrots on top of the chicken. Drizzle 2 tbsp olive oil on top of the potatoes and carrots.
  • Cover with a lid and slow cook on low for 5-6 hours or 2-3 hours on high.
  • Transfer the drumsticks to a plate (cover with foil) and set aside until ready to eat. Season potatoes, carrots with salt & pepper to taste.

Serve immediately and enjoy!

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    Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

    Peppermint White Hot Chocolate is gorgeous in a serving cup and tastes as rich as it smells. I love to decorate these cups with whip-cream covered with peppermint and watch the eyes glow with anticipation as I ask who wants one. It is also pretty fun to let the kids decorate their own cup to give it the personal touch to see what they think makes the perfect topping. My kids love melting the marshmallows in their cups. Gather the family to the kitchen for a sweet hot soothing reward as you share a cup of good times and delicious memories.

    Watch the video and follow the simple instructions below to be on your way to a delicious cup full of peppermint white hot chocolate. Like or share this or any recipe you may find interesting from my growing catalogue of menu selections. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button to stay up to date on my latest cooking publications. Stay warm during this cold season by snuggling up next to a cup of this delicious Peppermint White Hot Chocolate. 

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    Toppings: candy cane, marshmallow or whipped cream

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    Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

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    Cook Time 10 mins
    Total Time 10 mins
    Course Drinks, Holiday
    Cuisine American
    Servings 5
    Calories

    Ingredients
      

    • 4 cups whole milk
    • 1 cup white chocolate chips
    • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
    • 2 tbsp sugar
    • 1 tsp peppermint extract
    • dash of salt

    Toppings: candy cane, marshmallow or whipped cream

      Instructions
       

      • Stove Top: Heat the sauce pan to medium. Add milk, heavy whipping cream, peppermint, sugar and whisk. Wait for 3-4 minutes or until the milk becomes warm. Add white chocolate chips and whisk (make sure to whisk frequently; this will prevent the chocolate from burning or scorching/turning brown). Once the chocolate has fully melted, remove from the heat.
      • Instant Pot: Set cooker to saute-medium (not high). Add milk, heavy whipping cream, peppermint, sugar and whisk. Wait for 3-4 minutes or until the milk becomes warm. Add white chocolate chips and whisk (make sure to whisk frequently; this will prevent the chocolate from burning or scorching/turning brown). Once the chocolate has fully melted, press the cancel button.
      • Slow Cooker: Add milk, heavy whipping cream, peppermint, sugar, white chocolate chips and cover. Slow cook on low for 2-3 hours. Stir every ~30 minutes or until the chocolate has completely melted.

      Serve immediately with a candy cane, crushed peppermint, whipped cream and/or marshmallows.

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        Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

        Savory chicken so tender you can cut it with your fork is what this recipe will have stewed to perfection in your slow cooker. The Sauce sits gorgeously around these luscious thighs. You won’t be able to wait to get them to the plate where they belong. The herbal notes of garlic are so subtle you will take your time to work your way through this juicy chicken lover’s dream come true. Top with some green onions or cilantro and serve with rice and your favorite steamed vegetable.  This recipe is perfect for the aspiring cooks in your household as it is user friendly and has a hunger enticing appeal when covered with the sauce. 

        Watch the video and follow the simple instructions below and you will be ready to create a hearty tasty dish to share around the table. This meal is so simple once you know what the correct balance of ingredients and cook times are you will be glad you tried it. Like and share this or any of the recipes from my growing catalog you may find interesting. Also, don’t forget to hit the subscribe button to stay up to date on all of the eatfoodlicious publications. 

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        Flavorful chicken thigh

        Ingredients

        Place honey, soy sauce, ketchup and garlic in the slow cooker. Whisk or mix until smooth.

        Place the chicken thighs in the slow cooker. Coat the chicken with a thick layer of sauce. The chicken skin should be face up.

        Cover with a lid and cook on low for 4-5 hours.

        Remove the chicken, place on a plate/bowl and cover.

        In a small bowl: mix cornstarch and cold water together. Pour the mixture into the cooker. Switch the cook temperature to high. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until it thickens to your preference. Alternate method: transfer the sauce to a pan and cook over a stovetop on medium-high for 5-10 minutes or until it thickens.

        When ready to serve, return chicken to the slow cooker and generously spoon the sauce all over the chicken. Then top with chopped green onions and white sesame seeds.

        Top with chopped green onions and white sesame seeds.

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        Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

        Sweet and savory garlic flavored chicken coated in a glistening honey based sauce that is filling and delicious.
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        Prep Time 5 mins
        Cook Time 4 hrs
        Total Time 4 hrs 5 mins
        Course Main Course
        Cuisine Asian, Chinese
        Servings 6
        Calories

        Equipment

        • Slow Cooker

        Ingredients
          

        • 6 chicken thighs with skin & bone-in
        • cup honey
        • cup soy sauce
        • ¼ cup ketchup
        • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
        • 4 garlic minced

        Cornstarch Mixture

        • 2 tbsp cornstarch
        • 2 tbsp water

        Garnish with sesame seeds and chopped green onions.

          Instructions
           

          • Place honey, soy sauce, ketchup and garlic in the slow cooker. Whisk or mix until smooth. Place the chicken thighs in the slow cooker. Coat the chicken with a thick layer of sauce. The chicken skin should be face up.
          • Cover with a lid and cook on low for 4-5 hours. Remove the chicken, place on a plate/bowl and cover.
          • In a small bowl: mix cornstarch and cold water together. Pour the mixture into the cooker. Switch the cook temperature to high. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until thickened to your preference. Alternate method: transfer the sauce to a pan and cook over a stovetop on medium-high for 5-10 minutes or until it thickens.
          • When ready to serve, return chicken to the slow cooker and generously spoon the sauce all over the chicken. Then top with chopped green onions and white sesame seeds.

          Serve with steamed vegetables, noodles, salad or rice (white, brown or cauliflower rice).

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            Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

            Bursting with juices at the first cut then served with delicious gravy drizzled over the succulent meat;  this slow cooker Turkey Breast recipe provides a flavor rich main entree for your holiday celebration that you will be proud to serve to your family and friends. Cover the breasts with my simple recommended seasonings and slowly stew with tasty vegetables to create a lingering invitation of aromatic bliss that will resonate throughout the home on notes of fresh herbs. Once you let the slow cooker work its magic, transfer the juicy bird to the baking sheet and roast the skin to a crispy perfection (stay in the kitchen as this usually only take 5 to 7 minutes).  

            This gravy recipe will be an instant hit at the table as the remnants of the slow cooked turkey are thickened to your preference with mouth watering satisfaction from my easy to follow recipe style cheat code, that I know you will love.  For those of us that may not require the entire bird for the Holiday feast, this recipe puts the main entree at the center of the table with little hassle and very predictable cook times. Watch the video and follow the detailed instructions below to have this gorgeous hunk of meat featured at your table this feasting season. 

            Also, be sure to check out my growing catalogue for complimentary sides and deserts to complete your meal planning. I include printable recipes and presentation suggestions to help inspire your vision of a complete meal. Feel free to like and share this or any of my recipes you may find interesting.  Don’t forget to hit the follow and subscribe buttons to stay up to date on all my latest publications throughout the year. 

            Food, family, and friends grubbing on a hearty meal that fills the hunger and satisfies the soul is at the core of an eatfoodlicious adventure. Approach this holiday knowing that life is too short not to eat delicious food at every available opportunity and hug someone you love. Until the next time our paths cross, may your next food adventure become a fond memory worth sharing for generations to come. I hope you visit again soon!

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            In a small bowl: combine all the seasoning ingredients together and mix. Set aside.

            Rinse, clean and pat the turkey breast dry (using a paper towel). Rub the seasoning mixture all over the turkey breast. Place the breast in the slow cooker. Add garlic, broth, thyme and onion to the cooker then cover with lid. Slow cook on low for 6 hours.

            Remove breast from the slow cooker and transfer to a baking sheet. Broil the breast in the oven for 5-6 minutes or until golden. Cover with aluminum foil until ready to serve.

            Use a fine mesh and strain the broth; discard the vegetables and fat. Set aside until ready to use.

            Heat the sauce pan to medium-high. Melt the butter then add flour as you whisk. Slowly add the broth, whisk until smooth. Add Worcestershire sauce as you continue to whisk. Turn down the heat to medium and let simmer for 7-8 minutes or until desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper.

            Slice the breast and place on a serving platter. Serve with gravy and enjoy!

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            Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

            Slow cooker Turkey Breast recipe provides a flavor rich main entree for your holiday celebration that you will be proud to serve to your family and friends. 
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            Prep Time 10 mins
            Cook Time 6 hrs
            Total Time 6 hrs 10 mins
            Course Main Course
            Cuisine American
            Servings 6
            Calories

            Equipment

            • Slow Cooker

            Ingredients
              

            • 5-6 lbs turkey breast with bone & skin
            • 1 cup unsalted/low-sodium chicken broth
            • 1 onion cut in half
            • 1 garlic head cut in half
            • 4 spring fresh thyme
            • 1 carrot cut in half
            • 1 celery cut in half

            Seasoning

            • 2 tbsp olive oil
            • 1 tsp salt
            • 1 tsp garlic powder
            • 1 tsp onion powder
            • ½ tsp black pepper

            Gravy

            • ¼ cup butter
            • ¼ cup flour
            • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
            • salt & pepper to taste

            Instructions
             

            • In a small bowl: combine all the seasoning ingredients together and mix. Set aside.
            • Rinse, clean and pat the turkey breast dry (using a paper towel). Rub the seasoning mixture all over the turkey breast. Place the breast in the slow cooker. Add garlic, broth, thyme, carrot, celery and onion to the cooker then cover with lid. Slow cook on low for 6 hours.
            • Remove breast from the slow cooker and transfer to a baking sheet. Broil the breast in the oven for 5-6 minutes or until golden. Cover with aluminum foil until ready to serve.

            Gravy

            • Use a fine mesh and strain the broth; discard the vegetables and fat. Set aside until ready to use.
            • Heat the sauce pan to medium-high. Melt the butter then add flour as you whisk. Slowly add the broth, whisk until smooth. Add Worcestershire sauce as you continue to whisk. Turn down the heat to medium and let simmer for 7-8 minutes or until desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper.

            Slice the breast and place on a serving platter. Serve with gravy and enjoy!

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              Slow Cooker Mississippi Roast

              Shredded beef atop homemade mashed potatoes smothered in succulent au jus is a hallmark of Mississippi style cooking that will stick to your ribs and satisfy the soul of your hunger. This recipe brings to the table good ole home cooking that strikes a delicate balance of savory that is slap ya mama dang good. In the south we love to make things a bit more convenient by stacking them up and serving heaping portions so everyone at the table can get their grub on in a feast of ‘pass the biscuits please’ sopping delight. The mashed potatoes serve as a filler, that caps perfectly with fork tender shreds of beef, that glisten with an invitation of eye catching delight. I love to enjoy this with fresh french bread but homemade biscuits are a close second. Serve this masterfully crafted meal on any occasion or prep ahead of time to have mmm mmm goodness available as you keep the week moving in the direction of a full yet satisfied tummy. 

              This easy to follow recipe has a balanced approach to cook times and flavor that make this simple pleasure a must try. Follow the instructions below after watching the short video and you will have added a staple of the south to your growing family offerings. Like and share this or any of my recipes from the growing catalogue of meal suggestions provided in a link at my web page. Leave a comment if you want to talk about good food or let me know what you love to serve this kinda meal with. Hit the subscribe button to stay up to date on the latest eatfoodlicious meals.

              Ingredients

              Rinse and pat the beef chuck roast until dry. Place the roast in the slow cooker. Add ranch, au jus, pepperoncini juice, pepperoncini and butter.

              Slow cook on low for 8 hours or until fork tender. Note: I used unsalted butter to offset the ranch & au jus high sodium content.

              Shred the roast and discard any fat (optional). Season with more salt if desired.

              Serve with mashed potatoes, mashed cauliflower, bread, rice, pasta or salad. Enjoy!

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              Slow Cooker Mississippi Roast

              Mississippi Roast with only 6 ingredients.
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              Prep Time 5 mins
              Cook Time 8 hrs
              Total Time 8 hrs 5 mins
              Course Main Course
              Cuisine American
              Servings 8
              Calories

              Equipment

              • Slow Cooker

              Ingredients
                

              • 3 lbs beef chuck roast
              • 1 package ranch seasoning 1 oz
              • 1 package au jus 1 oz
              • 1 stick unsalted butter
              • ¼ cup pepperoncini juice
              • 5-10 pepperoncini depending how spicy you like it

              Instructions
               

              • Rinse and pat the beef chuck roast until dry. Place the roast in the slow cooker. Add ranch, au jus, pepperoncini juice, pepperoncini and butter. Slow cook on low for 8 hours or until fork tender. Note: I used unsalted butter to offset the ranch & au jus high sodium content.
              • Shred the roast and discard any fat (optional). Season with more salt if desired.

              Serve with mashed potatoes, mashed cauliflower, bread, rice, pasta or salad. Enjoy!

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                Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

                Tortilla soup is a medley of Spanish inspired flavors that will satisfy your hunger and please your senses. This simple to follow dump and go recipe is made from ingredients that are readily available in most any modern grocery store. The chicken is so tender and easily shreds using a fork. Sharing a warm cooker full of tortilla soup is a very nice way to spend a cool fall evening with the family. Like most soups this recipe keeps well refrigerated and makes for a great Sunday prep for a quick and ready meal for your busy week.

                Watch the video then follow the instructions below to have a filling hearty bowl of tortilla soup on your table today. Email this link to your kids for a fun saturday project that they can eat as they learn to cook for themselves. I enjoy watching my kids in the kitchen almost as much as I enjoy cooking. Once you have a meal prepared by a couple of teenagers that tastes this good you will feel that parent pride begin to swell up in your heart. Like and share this or any of my recipes you find interesting from my growing catalogue of meal suggestions. Hit the subscribe button to receive notifications for future eatfoodlicious publications.

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                Place the chicken breast along with ALL of the seasoning ingredients in your slow cooker.

                Add garlic, beans, tomatoes, onions, jalapeños and corn.

                Add broth.

                Cook on low for 6 hours or high for 3 hours.

                Remove the chicken from the slow cooker. Shred the chicken.

                Then return the meat to the cooker and mix well.

                Season with salt and pepper to taste.

                Preheat oven to 350°F. Place parchment paper or silicone mat on a baking sheet. Cut the corn tortillas into strips. Place them in a bowl, add olive oil and toss until well coated. Transfer the tortilla strips to the baking sheet. Bake for 5-8 minutes or until lightly golden. Remove the strips and let cool before serving.

                Pour soup into a bowl and add corn tortillas strips on top. Garnish with cheese, sour cream, chopped cilantros, lime juice, jalapeños or sliced avocados.

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                Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

                Tortilla soup is a medley of Spanish inspired flavors that will satisfy your hunger and please your senses. 
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                Prep Time 10 mins
                Cook Time 6 hrs
                Total Time 6 hrs 10 mins
                Course Main Course, Soup
                Cuisine Mexican
                Servings 8
                Calories

                Equipment

                • Slow Cooker

                Ingredients
                  

                Soup

                • 2 boneless & skinless chicken breast
                • 20 oz rotel tomatoes 2 cans
                • 14 oz black beans drained & rinsed
                • 4 cups unsalted or low sodium chicken broth/stock
                • 1 cup corn
                • ¼ cup cilantro chopped
                • 2 tbsp lime juice about 1
                • 2 tsp ground cumin
                • 2 tsp chili powder
                • 1 tsp salt
                • 4 garlic cloves minced
                • 1 large jalapeño remove seed & chopped
                • 1 medium onion chopped

                Tortilla Chips

                • 8 corn tortillas cut into strips
                • 2 tbsp olive oil

                Instructions
                 

                Soup

                • Place the chicken breast along with ALL of the ingredients in your slow cooker. Cook on low for 6 hours or high for 3 hours. Remove the chicken from the slow cooker. Shred the chicken, then return the meat to the cooker and mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

                Tortilla Strips

                • Preheat oven to 350°F. Place parchment paper or silicone mat on a baking sheet. Cut the corn tortillas into strips. Place them in a bowl, add olive oil and toss until well coated. Transfer the tortilla strips to the baking sheet. Bake for 5-8 minutes or until lightly golden. Remove the strips and let cool before serving.

                Serve

                • Pour soup into a bowl and add corn tortillas strips on top. Garnish with cheese, sour cream, chopped cilantros, lime juice, jalapeños or sliced avocados.

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