Wanted to fill in my afternoon, so I made 4 dump bags, stick them in the freezer. for quick & easy dinners, when you want them
Green Curry Chicken
2 chicken breast, diced
200g snow peas, whole
2 carrots, sliced
1 cup chicken stock
420g can of coconut cream
500g jar green curry sauce
- will cook on low, in slow cooker for 4 hours, and serve with rice noodles.
Spaghetti Bolognese Sauce
420g can Italian diced tomatoes
1/2 cup of tomato paste
1 teaspoons of minced garlic
2 tablespoons of bolognese mixed herbs
- will cook on low, for 6 hours.
Sweet Chilli Chicken Stir fry Dump Bags
500g diced chicken
2 carrots, julienned
1 zucchini, julienned
1/2 cup snow peas, sliced
1 cup of sweet chilli sauce
- will cook in slow cooker, for 4 hours, and serve on steamed rice.
500g beef, diced
2 cups frozen mixed veggies
420g can coconut cream
1 cup satay sauce
- will cook in slow cooker, on low for 6 hours, and serve on steamed rice.
By Faith Bennet 4 Dump Bags Recipe
Member Question…. What do u do with them now?
Answer…. just lay them down in the freezer, then when you want them, you get it out, the night before, to defrost, then put into slow cooker, when ready the next day.
Member Question…. Silly me. I thought you were cooking them altogether at once. But these are dump bags, are they? Freezing uncooked meat & veg and sauce all together? Is that correct? Do you need to blanch veggies or anything special?
Answer…. yes there dump bags darl.
Just raw meat & veggies, & sauce, put in freezer, till needed.
No need to blanch or anything, just put in bags & freeze. Nice & easy.
Member Question…. Do you pre cook anything? Or is it all raw in the bag?
Answer…. everything is raw.
Just put it all in the zip lock bags, put them in the freezer, then just pull out whichever one you want, when you need.
Member Question…. I think these recipes are for preparation before they go into the slow cooker? X
Answer…. you dont cook first hun, it all goes in the zip lock bags raw.
Member Question…. This is a great idea. Then what setting do you put them on when you put it in the slow cooker?
Answer…. have put what temp I’ll use on all recipes darl.
Member Question…. So it’s ok to put raw chicken or beef in with vegies to freeze ?
Answer…. for sure darl.
Member Question…. What sort of bags do you use?
Answer…. just zip lock bags you can get at the supermarket.
Member Question…. I’m curious, is there any benefit to doing this instead of batch cooking and then freezing?
Answer…. not really. Just maybe quicker to get in the freezer.
Member Question…. How does zucchini turn out after frozen?
Answer…. I’ve had it before from the freezer & it was ok.
Member Question…. How many people do the bags feed.
Answer…. 3 hun.
Member Question…. Where do you get these bags ?
Answer…. at coles.
Member Question…. Do you freeze these as they are?
Such a clever time saving idea.
Answer…. yes, as is.