Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pudding

This would be awesome with some whipped cream or ice cream on the top!

Pumpkin Pie Pudding
 
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 15 ounce can pumpkin
  • 1 5 ounce can evaporated milk (2/3 cup)
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 1-layer-size yellow cake mix
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • Frozen whipped dessert topping, thawed (optional)
Instructions
  1. Lightly coat the inside of a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In the prepared cooker stir together pumpkin, evaporated milk, sugar, and 1 tablespoon of the pumpkin pie spice. Spread batter evenly in the bottom of the prepared cooker.
  2. In a medium bowl stir together cake mix and the remaining 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice. Sprinkle mixture evenly over pumpkin mixture in cooker. Drizzle melted butter over mixture in cooker.
  3. Cover and cook on high-heat setting for 2½ hours. Cool, uncovered, for 30 minutes.

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Ground Beef Stew

Ground Beef Stew
 
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Serves: 5
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 3 carrots, cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 2 medium potatoes, cut into ¾-inch chunks
  • 1 medium onion, cut into 8 wedges
  • 16 oz. beef broth
  • 1 medium zucchini, sliced
  • 1 (14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
Instructions
  1. Combine ground beef, salt and pepper and brown. Drain.
  2. Add carrots, potatoes, onion and broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Stir in zucchini, tomatoes, mushrooms, thyme and Worcestershire sauce. Cook 5 to 10 minutes
  4. Combine water and flour in a bowl. Gradually add to stew and stir. Stir until bubbly and thickened.

 

Meatball Soup

Meatball Soup
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 quart beef broth
  • 1 quart water
  • 1 medium onion, cut into eighths
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ½ cup long-grain rice
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • ¾ teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped
Instructions
  1. Combine the beef broth, water, onion and bay leaf. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  2. Combine ground beef, rice, egg, oregano, garlic salt, ½ teaspoon black pepper and cumin in a large bowl and mix well. Shape mixture into 1-inch meatballs.
  3. Coat the meatballs with flour. Drop them into the boiling broth and cover. Reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring frequently, for 45 minutes.
  4. Add the potatoes to the soup and cover. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the potatoes are tender (about 1 hour). Remove the bay leaf. Season with remaining black pepper.
Notes
You can definitely add more vegetables like carrots to this.