Several recipes for slow cooker meals use pre-made seasoning mixes, including recipes for southwest chicken chili, taco meatball subs and chicken tortilla casserole. Marinated chuck roast is an easy slow cooker recipe created with a homemade marinade mixture.
One southwest chili chicken recipe combines black beans, boneless chicken thighs, vegetables and tomato sauce with 1 package of Lawry's southwest chicken chili slow cooker seasoning mix. This chili can be slow cooked on high for 4 hours, or on low for 8 hours. The filling for savory taco sub sandwiches combines ground beef, bread crumbs and tomato sauce with 1 package of Lawry's taco spices and seasonings mixture. This recipe produces 24 meatballs, and is partially cooked in a skillet.
A popular chicken tortilla casserole recipe features 1 cup of Stubb's green chili marinade, which is combined with sour cream to make a tangy sauce. Other ingredients include shredded chicken, black beans and Jack cheese. The ingredients are layered in the slow cooker along with tortilla strips, and cooked on low heat for 5 to 6 hours. Many slow cooker marinades are made from scratch from a variety of ingredients. The marinade for slow cooker chuck roast combines orange juice, brown sugar, soy sauce and Worcestershire sauce. The marinade is placed in a plastic bag, and then refrigerated for at least 8 hours prior to cooking.