Easy freezer meals (like, actually easy) do indeed exist and I’ve created the best ones ever.. right here. And I’m so excited to share them with you all!

Easy Freezer Meals that are actually easy and seriously delicious. Bagged make ahead freezer meals.

You ever feel like your life is just waaaaayyy too busy? That’s me most days too. There are so many things to do that I’d rather just crawl into my closet to hide rather than deal with it all. For reals.

I’m an LDS stay-at-home-mom of four kids with a full-time blogging business…. constantly trying to reevaluate what is really important, and trying to find balance. Ever trying to start new chore charts that work for about two weeks ( because I’m weak…) Trying daily to keep to a schedule, trying to ignore that messy pile of dishes I never got to today.

Trying to get through the massive to-do lists, keep a budget and pay the bills, do church callings and trying to spend quality time with my kids and husband.

Trying to do it all and never getting it all done.

Trying not to remember last night.. when making dinner hadn’t even crossed my mind all day. Seriously, I hadn’t even thought about dinner, and around 7 pm the kids were all like..”Maaaam, what’s for dinner? And there’s me ” Ummm…I don’t know! It’s too late for me to make a big meal. How about cereal? Or the leftovers from 2 days ago? You’re on your own!” Yes, I did say that. But, to be fair, my kids at home are 12 and 13, so… it’s not total abuse, right?…ahem.

But still, in the deepest part of my soul, there is something that just gives me joy when I can make my family a really good healthy homecooked meal. And if they tell me they all love the meal? That is everything I need! I think about it for days!

The dishes, the laundry? I can ignore those if I need to, but if my family doesn’t eat well ..it’s guilt-town for me.

You ever feel that way too? If you do, I’m glad. I mean, not glaaad, because well, feeling this way sucks. But glad because at least you and I are in crazy town together!

Nevertheless, I do have one thing that has helped me every single time at least with this whole dinner thing. And I promise it can help you out too.

Freezer meals. Yep. They are a total game changer.

Best list of easy freezer meals: karrie truman holding a bagged freezer meal

I can take one day and make up a bunch of healthy, easy freezer meals and BAM! My life is 59% less stressed.

I’ll have a whole bunch of dinners ready to go, then on those days when I haven’t thought about dinner, I can just open up the freezer and pick one to toss into my instant pot or into the oven. And the days when I do remember in the morning that dinner is coming soon…ha! I can just grab one out and toss it in the slow cooker. And breathe a sigh of relief knowing that dinner is done.

Another benefit is when I do a bunch of meals in one day, I may have a lot of dishes to clean that one day, but hardly any to do the rest of the month. It’s so nice. Because I really really hate doing dishes. Like really. Hate. hate. hate.

I’ve been getting a lot of requests lately for EASY & HEALTHY freezer meals.

Also a lot of requests for freezer meals for new moms or moms who are expecting/pregnant who want to get as many good tasting meals made up in the shortest amount of time, so they aren’t on their feet all day long making freezer meals. They want to be all ready and prepared so they can enjoy those sweet baby moments of snuggle time… (oh how I remember those days!) So I know this post of easy freezer meals can help you new moms out there too!

Easy freezer meals: stacked freezer meals in bags

And as some of you may know, I’ve been making freezer meals for as long as I can remember.

Now, there are some freezer meals that take a long time to make (but can be worth it), for example, most lasagnas. And there are some easy freezer meals are super fast to make, that you can prep in 15 minutes flat or less. Those are the ones I’m focusing on in this post. The easy ones. And in order to be considered easy freezer meals they had to meet a certain bunch of my requirements.

To be considered easy freezer meals (like, actually easy) they needed to be:

  • Freezer meals that even beginners could make, not complicated
  • Freezer meals that are quick! They need to take 15 minutes or less each to prep.
  • Freezer meals that don’t require cooking first before you prep. And minimal veggie chopping too.
  • Freezer meals that you don’t have to thaw overnight first.
  • Freezer meals that are actually healthy too, like using real foods, or having some gluten-free and vegetarian options too.
  • Freezer meals that are kid friendly and taste amazing ..like ones your family after trying actually says, “Whoa, this is soo good!”

So I decided to look through some of my own freezer meal recipes on Happymoneysaver, to figure out which ones would work great for this easy freezer meals list, and found some awesome ones. Then I decided to create some new recipes as well!

And so… in all it’s glory, I present to you 15 of the easiest freezer meals of all time that are super delicious and healthy too.

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15 Seriously Easy Freezer Meals that are Healthy & Delicious with Karrie Truman

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15 EASY FREEZER MEALS

Easy Freezer Meals: Beef & Broccoli Teriyaki freezer meal in a bag.

BEEF AND BROCCOLI TERIYAKI no cook-prep, gluten-free, dairy free, skillet meal, easy freezer mealsserves 4

INGREDIENTS1 lb thinly sliced steak (I buy mine pre-sliced to save time)1/4 cup cornstarch1/2 cup soy or tamari sauce4 tbsp brown sugar1 tsp minced garlic (about 1 clove)1/2 tsp minced fresh ginger1 tsp sesame seeds1/2 tsp toasted sesame oil1/4 tsp red pepper flakes3-4 cups broccoli florets, fresh or frozenOn cooking day: 3-4 tbsp vegetable or canola oil

1. Add sliced steak + cornstarch into gallon-sized freezer bag. Shake bag until all sides of steak pieces are coated. Seal bag, removing air.2. In a small bowl (or place directly into quart sized freezer bag) combine tamari or soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, sesame seeds, sesame oil and red pepper flakes.

MAKE IT NOWAdd 3-4 tbsp vegetable or canola oil to a wok or large skillet and heat on high. Add steak into wok and stir-fry, separating pieces and stirring constantly until the majority of the pieces have some golden or crispy edges on them, about 3-4 minutes. Add broccoli, cook 1-2 minutes until crisp-tender. Add sauce, and cook, stirring constantly for about 1 minute until sauce slightly thickens. Serve.

MAKE IT A FREEZER MEALLabel a new gallon-sized freezer bag. Add to labeled bag the sealed steak with cornstarch bag, sealed sauce bag, and add in broccoli florets on top. Seal bags together and freeze.QUICK THAW: Thaw steak and sauce packets quickly by running under warm water until you can break the packets up. Or place the whole kit in the fridge first thing in the morning so the meat will be thawed by dinner time.

COOK IN WOK OR LARGE SKILLET: Add 3-4 tbsp vegetable or canola oil over high heat. Pour steak into wok, stir-fry, separating pieces and stirring constantly until the majority of the pieces have some golden or crispy edges on them, about 3-4 minutes. Add broccoli, cook 1-2 minutes until crisp-tender. Add sauce, and cook, stirring constantly for about 1 minute until sauce slightly thickens. Serve.

Easy freezer meals: Honey Sesame Chicken in a freezer bag

SESAME HONEY CHICKEN LETTUCE CUPSno cook-prep, gluten-free, dairy-free, skillet meal, easy freezer mealsserves 4-6

INGREDIENTS2 lbs boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces1/3 cup cornstarch1/4 cup honey1 tbsp soy or tamari sauce1 tsp minced garlic (about 1 clove)1 tsp sesame seeds1/4 tsp (1 mL) red pepper flakes

On cooking day: 1 head iceberg or butter lettuce. Other optional toppings: shredded carrots, finely sliced cucumber, sliced green onion, crispy rice noodles

1. Add sliced chicken + cornstarch into gallon-sized freezer bag. Shake bag until all sides of chicken pieces are coated. Seal bag, removing air.2. In a small bowl (or place directly into quart sized freezer bag) combine honey, tamari or soy sauce, minced garlic, sesame seeds, and red pepper flakes.

MAKE IT NOWAdd 3-4 tbsp vegetable or canola oil to a wok or large skillet and heat on high. Add chicken into wok and stir-fry, separating pieces and stirring constantly until the majority of the pieces have some golden or crispy edges on them, about 4 minutes. Add sauce, and cook, stirring constantly for about 1-2 minutes until sauce is boiling and slightly thickens. Serve in lettuce cups and top with additional toppings if desired.

MAKE IT A FREEZER MEALLabel a new gallon-sized freezer bag. Add to labeled bag the sealed chicken with cornstarch bag and sealed sauce bag. Seal bags together and freeze.QUICK THAW: Thaw chicken and sauce packets quickly by running under warm water until you can break the packets up. Or place the whole kit in the fridge first thing in the morning so the meat will be thawed by dinner time.

COOK IN WOK OR LARGE SKILLET: Add 3-4 tbsp vegetable or canola oil over high heat. Add chicken into wok and stir-fry, separating pieces and stirring constantly until the majority of the pieces have some golden or crispy edges on them, about 4 minutes. Add sauce, and cook, stirring constantly for about 1-2 minutes until sauce is boiling and slightly thickens. Serve in lettuce cups and top with additional toppings if desired.

Easy Freezer Meals: Pesto Tortellini Bake in a metal pan

PESTO TORTELLINI BAKE freezer-to-oven mealserves 6

INGREDIENTS1 lb cheese tortellini, frozen or fresh2 jars alfredo sauce2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken (optional for vegetarian)1/2 cup pesto1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese9×13 metal or foil baking pan or (2) 8×8 baking pans

1. In a large bowl combine tortellini, alfredo sauce, chicken if using, pesto, and mozzarella cheese.2. Pour into baking dish. Top with shredded parmesan cheese.

MAKE IT NOWPreheat oven to 375°F. Bake, covered with foil for 30 minutes. Remove foil and let bake an additional 10 minutes until golden and bubbly all over. Serve.

MAKE IT A FREEZER MEALCover with plastic wrap, pressing down to remove as much air as possible, then cover with foil. Label and freeze.

BAKE FROM FROZEN: Remove plastic and foil, then cover again with foil. Bake covered at 375°F for 50 minutes. Remove foil and let bake an additional 10 minutes until golden and bubbly all over. Serve.

Easy healthy freezer meals: Easy Ravioli Lasagna

EASY RAVIOLI LASAGNA freezer-to-oven meal, vegetarianserves 6-8

INGREDIENTS1 pound frozen Ravioli24 ounces pasta sauce8 ounce package of frozen chopped spinach15 ounces Fat Free Ricotta1 tsp minced garlic2 cups mozzarella shredded

1. Break up frozen spinach into a small bowl, mix in ricotta and garlic.2. Put a thin layer of red sauce on the bottom of a 9×13 pan.3. Lay down your first layer of raviolis. top with half the spinach mixture, then 1/3 of the red sauce, then 1/2 a cup of mozzarella. Repeat this layer again.4. Top with remaining ravioli, then red sauce, then mozzarella.

MAKE IT NOWPreheat oven to 375°F. Bake, covered with foil for 30 minutes. Remove foil and let bake an additional 10 minutes until golden and bubbly all over. Serve.

MAKE IT A FREEZER MEALCover with plastic wrap, pressing down to remove as much air as possible, then cover with foil. Label and freeze.

BAKE FROM FROZEN: Remove plastic and foil, then cover again with foil. Preheat oven to 375°F. Bake for 1 hour . Remove foil and bake for 20 -30 minutes more minutes until golden, bubbly and all the pasta is cooked through.

Easy chicken freezer meal recipes like this Thai Peanut Chicken in a freezer bag are delish!

THAI PEANUT CHICKEN SATAY no cook-prep, gluten-free, dairy-free, instant pot meal, crockpot meal, easy freezer mealserves 6-8

INGREDIENTS2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, trimmed14 oz can coconut milk1/2 cup creamy peanut butter3 tbsp lime juice1 tbsp ginger, grated2 tbsp tamari or soy sauce3 tbsp honey1 tbsp toasted sesame oil2 tsp minced garlic2 tsp curry powder yellow1 tsp cumin1 tsp garam masala1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

1. In a medium bowl combine coconut milk, peanut butter, lime juice, ginger, tamari, honey, sesame oil, garlic, curry powder, cumin, garam masala and red pepper flakes. Whisk all together until smooth. Add chicken.

MAKE IT NOWAdd chicken and sauce to either the instant pot or crockpot and cook as directed below.

MAKE IT A FREEZER MEALTransfer chicken and sauce to a labeled container or freezer bag and freeze.COOK IN INSTANT POTFrom frozen, transfer chicken and sauce into an instant pot. Add in 1/4 cup water or chicken broth. Cook for 15 minutes at high pressure then allow 10 minutes for natural coral-beachresortsharjah.com thawed or freshly made, transfer chicken and sauce into an instant pot. Cook for 12 minutes at high pressure, then allow 10 minutes for natural release.

COOK IN CROCK POTFrom thawed or freshly made, transfer chicken and sauce into slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 hours or low 6 hours.

SERVE WITH: My favorite way to serve this is in lettuce cups with chopped fresh cilantro and peanuts on top, but this is also great served over rice, in burritos, or on a salad.

Cilantro Lime Chicken freezer meal prepped in bag

CILANTRO LIME CHICKEN no cook-prep, gluten-free, dairy-free, instant pot meal, crockpot meal, easy freezer mealserves 6

INGREDIENTS1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast1 cup orange juice1 cup chicken brothjuice of 2 fresh limes2 tsp minced garlic1/2 cup chopped cilantro leaves1 can black beans, drained and rinsed2 cups frozen corn1 tbsp ground cumin

1. Add all ingredients to a gallon sized freezer bag or container for instant pot.

MAKE IT NOW: Add to either the instant pot or crockpot and cook as directed below.

MAKE IT A FREEZER MEAL: Seal bag, removing as much air as possible and freeze.

COOK IN INSTANT POTFrom frozen, add contents into an instant pot. Saute for 5 minutes or until you have about 1/4 cup of liquids. Cook for 12 minutes at high pressure then allow 10 minutes for natural coral-beachresortsharjah.com thawed or freshly made, transfer into an instant pot. Cook for 9 minutes at high pressure, then allow 10 minutes for natural release.

COOK IN CROCK POTFrom thawed or freshly made, transfer into slow cooker. Cook on high for 3-4 hours or low 6 hours.

SERVE WITH: My favorite way to serve this is homemade burrito bowls. Just add rice, sour cream, guac and cilantro for a super delicious meal. Tacos and nachos are great ways to serve this as well.

Easy freezer meals to make ahead : Cube Steaks with Gravy recipe freezer meal

CUBE STEAKS WITH GRAVYno cook-prep, dairy-free, instant pot meal, crockpot meal, easy freezer mealserves 6

INGREDIENTS6 cube steaks2 cups water1 cup pureed yellow or white onion1/2 cup soy or tamari sauce2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce2 tsp minced garlic2 tbsp beef bouillon1 tsp saltdash pepper

1. Add all ingredients to a gallon sized freezer bag or container for instant pot.

MAKE IT NOW: Add to either the instant pot or crockpot and cook as directed below.

MAKE IT A FREEZER MEAL: Seal bag or container, removing as much air as possible and freeze.

COOK IN INSTANT POTFrom frozen, add contents into an instant pot. Add 1/4 cup water. Cook for 23 minutes at high pressure, then do quick release. Place on saute. Remove steaks. Whisk in a small bowl 1/4 cup cornstarch with 1/2 cup water until smooth. Pour mixture into the liquids left in the Instant Pot. Whisk continually until gravy starts to thicken. Add cubed steaks back into the pot, heat until warmed through then serve.

From thawed or freshly made, transfer into an instant pot. Cook for 20 minutes at high pressure, then do quick release. Place on saute. Remove steaks. Whisk in a small bowl 1/4 cup cornstarch with 1/2 cup water until smooth. Pour mixture into the liquids left in the Instant Pot. Whisk continually until gravy starts to thicken. Add cubed steaks back into the pot, heat until warmed through then serve.

COOK IN CROCK POTFrom thawed or freshly made, transfer into slow cooker. Cook on low for 6 hours. Remove steaks. Transfer remaining liquid to medium saucepan. Whisk in a small bowl 1/4 cup cornstarch with 1/2 cup water until smooth. Bring saucepan liquids to simmer over medium-high heat. Slowly add while whisking the cornstarch mixture into the sauce. Whisk continually until gravy starts to thicken. Add cubed steaks into the pot, and heat until warmed through, then serve.

SERVE WITH: So delicious served over buttery mashed potatoes and a side of green vegetables.

Easy freezer Meals Chicken French Dip freezer meal in bag

CHICKEN FRENCH DIP SANDWICHESno cook-prep, instant pot meal, crockpot meal, easy freezer mealserves 6

INGREDIENTS6 boneless/skinless chicken breasts (about 2 lbs/1 kg)1/2 large onion, pureed2 tsp butter, diced14.5 oz can beef broth1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce2 tbsp cornstarch1 tbsp garlic, minced (about 6 cloves)1 tsp salt1 tsp parsley1/2 tsp black pepper1/4 tsp thymeOn serving day: 6 slices Havarti cheese + 6 hoagie rolls

1. In a large bowl mix together onion, butter, beef broth, Worcestershire, cornstarch, garlic, salt, parsley, pepper, and thyme. Add chicken and transfer to a gallon sized freezer bag or container for instant pot.

MAKE IT NOW: Add to either the instant pot or crockpot and cook as directed below.

MAKE IT A FREEZER MEAL: Seal bag or container, removing as much air as possible and freeze.

COOK IN INSTANT POTFrom frozen, add contents into an instant pot. Saute for 5 minutes or until you have about 1/4 cup of liquids. Cook for 30 minutes at high pressure then allow 10 minutes for natural coral-beachresortsharjah.com thawed or freshly made, transfer into an instant pot. Cook for 28 minutes at high pressure, then allow 10 minutes for natural release.

COOK IN CROCK POTFrom thawed or freshly made, transfer into slow cooker. Cook on high for 3-4 hours or low 6-7 hours.

TO SERVE: Shred chicken. Toast hoagie rolls under the broiler until golden. Place some shredded chicken on hoagie bottom, and top with a slice of havarti cheese. Spoon off fat or use fat separator on liquids left in crock pot. Serve this “jus” into small bowls and serve with each sandwich for dipping.

15 Easy freezer meals EPIC post : chickpea wild rice soup in a freezer meal bag

CHICKPEA WILD RICE SOUPno cook-prep, gluten-free, instant pot meal, crockpot meal, easy freezer meal, vegetarianserves 6

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup yellow onion, diced1 cup shredded carrots1 tsp minced garlic1 cup uncooked wild rice1 can chickpeas, drained4 cups vegetable or chicken broth1 tsp salt1 tsp poultry seasoning1/4 tsp (1 mL) celery saltpinch of red pepper flakes1 lb chicken breasts (optional)

On serving day:1/4 cup butter1/4 cup cornstarch2-1/2 cups whole milk

1. Add all ingredients to a gallon sized freezer bag or container for instant pot.

MAKE IT NOW: Add to either the instant pot or crockpot and cook as directed below.

MAKE IT A FREEZER MEAL: Seal bag or container, removing as much air as possible and freeze.

COOK IN INSTANT POTFrom frozen, add contents into an instant pot. Add 1/4 cup water. Cook for 30 minutes at high pressure then allow 10 minutes for natural coral-beachresortsharjah.com thawed or freshly made, transfer into an instant pot. Cook for 28 minutes at high pressure, then allow 10 minutes for natural release.

COOK IN CROCK POTFrom frozen, transfer to slow cooker. Cook on high for 4-5 coral-beachresortsharjah.com thawed or freshly made, transfer into slow cooker. Cook on high for 3-4 hours or low 6-7 hours.

TO SERVE: After cooking in Instant Pot or Crock Pot, shred chicken if using. In a small saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Add cornstarch and whisk for 30 seconds until smooth. Add in whole milk and whisk, stirring constantly until thickened. Add to soup and stir gently until all blended together and creamy. Serve.

Easy freezer Meals : Loaded Potato Soup in a freezer bag

LOADED POTATO SOUPno cook-prep, gluten-free, instant pot meal, crockpot meal, easy freezer meal, vegetarianserves 6

INGREDIENTS

32 oz bag frozen diced hash brown potatoes1 large onion, pureed or diced1 cup shredded carrots4 cups vegetable or chicken broth3 tsp minced garlic1/4 cup butter, cut into slices2 tsp salt1/2 tsp pepper1 tsp celery salt8 oz package diced or cubed ham (optional)

On serving day:1-1/2 cups heavy creamshredded cheddar cheese (optional)

1. Add hash browns, onion, carrots, broth, garlic, butter, salt, pepper, celery salt and ham (optional) to a gallon sized freezer bag or container for instant pot.

MAKE IT NOW: Add to either the instant pot or crockpot and cook as directed below.

MAKE IT A FREEZER MEAL: Seal bag or container, removing as much air as possible and freeze.

COOK IN INSTANT POTFrom frozen, add contents into an instant pot. Saute for 5 minutes or until you have about 1/4 cup of liquids. Cook for 10 minutes at high pressure then allow 10 minutes for natural coral-beachresortsharjah.com thawed or freshly made, transfer into an instant pot. Cook for 9 minutes at high pressure, then allow 10 minutes for natural release.

COOK IN CROCK POTFrom frozen, transfer to slow cooker. Cook on high for 5 hours or low 7-8 coral-beachresortsharjah.com thawed or freshly made, transfer into slow cooker. Cook on high for 3-4 hours or low 6 hours.

TO SERVE: After cooking in Instant Pot or Crock Pot, add in heavy cream and stir until well combined. Serve topped with cheddar cheese, bacon bits or sour cream if desired.

Freezer Meals

EASY SAUSAGE GUMBOno cook-prep, instant pot meal, crockpot meal, easy freezer meal, whole30serves 6

INGREDIENTS12 oz Smoked turkey or Kielbasa sausage, sliced into thin slices10 oz okra, fresh or frozen1 medium onion, chopped1 red bell pepper, chopped2 tsp minced garlic28 oz can of diced tomatoes, with juices1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce1/4 tsp salt1/4 tsp pepper2 dashes tabasco or hot sauce

1. Add all ingredients to a gallon sized freezer bag or container for instant pot.

MAKE IT NOW: Transfer contents to either the instant pot or crockpot and cook as directed below.

MAKE IT A FREEZER MEAL: Seal bag or container, removing as much air as possible and freeze.

COOK IN INSTANT POTFrom frozen, add contents into an instant pot. Add 1/4 cup water. Cook for 10 minutes at high pressure then allow 10 minutes for natural coral-beachresortsharjah.com thawed or freshly made, transfer into an instant pot. Cook for 9 minutes at high pressure, then allow 10 minutes for natural release.

COOK IN CROCK POTFrom frozen, transfer to slow cooker. Cook on high for 3-4 hours or low coral-beachresortsharjah.com thawed or freshly made, transfer into slow cooker. Cook on high for 3 hours or low 4-5 hours.

SERVE WITH: So delicious served over rice and a crisp green salad or corn-on-the-cob.

This recipe can also be found on it’s own page on my blog here: Easy Sausage Gumbo Recipe

Beef Barley Stew recipe freezer meal

BEEF BARLEY STEWno cook-prep, instant pot meal, crockpot meal, easy freezer mealserves 6

INGREDIENTS1 lb beef stew meat, diced small1-1/4 cups diced carrot, fresh or frozen1 onion, diced or pureed3 ribs celery, diced15 oz can tomato sauce1/2 cup pearl barley5 cups water1 tsp parsley flakes1/4 tsp pepper1 tsp granulated sugar2 tbsp Beef Bouillon powder

1. Add all ingredients to a gallon sized freezer bag or container for instant pot.

MAKE IT NOW: Transfer contents to either the instant pot or crockpot and cook as directed below.

MAKE IT A FREEZER MEAL: Seal bag or container, removing as much air as possible and freeze.

COOK IN INSTANT POTFrom frozen, add contents into an instant pot. Add 1/4 cup water. Cook for 30 minutes at high pressure then allow 10 minutes for natural coral-beachresortsharjah.com thawed or freshly made, transfer into an instant pot. Cook for 27 minutes at high pressure, then allow 10 minutes for natural release.

COOK IN CROCK POTFrom frozen, transfer to slow cooker. Cook on high for 5 hours or low 9 coral-beachresortsharjah.com thawed or freshly made, transfer into slow cooker. Cook on high for 4-5 hours or low 8-9 hours.

SERVE WITH: My fav is a sprinkling of parmesan cheese along with a slice of crusty bread slathered with butter.

This recipe can also be found on it’s own page on my blog here: Slow Cooker Beef Barley Stew

Easy freezer meals : Shredded Beef Fajitas recipe

SHREDDED BEEF FAJITASno cook-prep, instant pot meal, crockpot meal, easy freezer meal, whole30serves 6

INGREDIENTS1-1/2 lb beef roast or beef chuck steak1 onion, pureed or diced1 red bell pepper, diced15 oz can diced tomatoes, drained1 cup beef broth2 tsp minced garlic12 oz ground chorizo

1. Cut roast or steak into around 4 large pieces. Add beef, onion, bell pepper, diced tomatoes, broth, and garlic to a gallon sized freezer bag or container for instant pot. Then pinch small pieces of ground chorizo and add into mixture. Stir gently to combine.

MAKE IT NOW: Transfer contents to either the instant pot or crockpot and cook as directed below.

MAKE IT A FREEZER MEAL: Seal bag or container, removing as much air as possible and freeze.

COOK IN INSTANT POTFrom frozen, add contents into an instant pot. Saute for 5 minutes or until you have about 1/4 cup of liquids. Cook for 60 minutes at high pressure then allow 10 minutes for natural coral-beachresortsharjah.com thawed or freshly made, transfer into an instant pot. Cook for 55 minutes at high pressure, then allow 10 minutes for natural release.

COOK IN CROCK POTFrom frozen, transfer to slow cooker. Cook on high for 4-5 hours or low 7 coral-beachresortsharjah.com thawed or freshly made, transfer into slow cooker. Cook on high for 3-4 hours or low 5-6 hours.

TO SERVE: After cooking in Instant Pot or Slow cooker, shred roast, removing any fatty pieces, then place back into pot and stir to combine. Drain excess liquid if desired. Serve meat mixture in warmed tortillas and garnish with fresh lime juice and cilantro.

This recipe can also be found on it’s own page on my blog here: Instant Pot Shredded Beef Fajitas freezer meal recipe

Shredded Beef Tacos in corn tortillas with cilantro

EASY FREEZER MEALS perfect for beginners like these BBQ Ribs for the slowcooker

SWEET & TENDER BBQ RIBSno cook-prep, instant pot meal, crockpot meal, easy freezer mealserves 6

INGREDIENTS2-3 lbs boneless pork country-style ribs3 cloves garlic minced1/4 cup brown sugar1 cup bbq saucesalt and pepper

On serving day: 1 cup favorite barbecue sauce (I love my homemade BBQ sauce recipe!)

1. Add all ingredients to a gallon sized freezer bag or container for instant pot.

MAKE IT NOW: Transfer contents to either the instant pot or crockpot and cook as directed below.

MAKE IT A FREEZER MEAL: Seal bag or container, removing as much air as possible and freeze.

COOK IN INSTANT POTFrom frozen, add contents into an instant pot. Cook for 50 minutes at high pressure then allow 20 minutes for natural coral-beachresortsharjah.com thawed or freshly made, transfer into an instant pot. Cook for 45 minutes at high pressure, then allow 20 minutes for natural release.

COOK IN CROCK POTFrom frozen, transfer to slow cooker. Cook on low 7-8 coral-beachresortsharjah.com thawed or freshly made, transfer into slow cooker. Cook on low for 5-6 hours.

TO SERVE: After cooking in Instant Pot or Slow cooker, remove ribs, discard juices. Place meat back into pot, add bbq sauce and stir gently to coat. Serve.

I’ve adapted this recipe to make it a little simpler from a recipe on my blog here: Boneless Country Style BBQ Ribs

15 Easy freezer meals - Healthy Turkey Chili recipe in a freezer bag

BEST EVER HEALTHY TURKEY CHILIno cook-prep, instant pot meal, crockpot meal, easy freezer mealserves 6-8

INGREDIENTS

28 oz can petite diced tomatoes, with juices1 tbsp vinegar1 tbsp yellow mustard1/4 cup diced onions2 tsp minced garlic4 oz can diced green chilis1 can kidney beans, drained and rinsed1 can black beans, drained and rinsed2 tsp chili powder1 tsp cumin1/2 tsp salt1 lb extra lean ground turkey

1. Add tomatoes, vinegar, mustard, onion, garlic, chilis, kidney beans, black beans, chili powder, cumin, and salt to a gallon sized freezer bag or container for instant pot. Then pinch small pieces of ground turkey and add into mixture. Stir gently to combine.

MAKE IT NOW: Transfer contents to either the instant pot or crockpot and cook as directed below.

MAKE IT A FREEZER MEAL: Seal bag or container, removing as much air as possible and freeze.

COOK IN INSTANT POTFrom frozen, add contents into an instant pot. Saute for 5 minutes or until you have about 1/4 cup of liquids. Cook for 20 minutes at high pressure then allow 10 minutes for natural coral-beachresortsharjah.com thawed or freshly made, transfer into an instant pot. Cook for 17 minutes at high pressure, then allow 10 minutes for natural release.

COOK IN CROCK POTFrom frozen, transfer to slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 hours or low 6-7 coral-beachresortsharjah.com thawed or freshly made, transfer into slow cooker. Cook on high for 3 hours or low 5-6 hours.

SERVE WITH: My fav is a topping the chili with a sprinkling of shredded cheddar cheese. Sooo good!

Healthy Easy Freezer Meals

I may not have all my stuff together when it comes to being too busy, and hopefully one day I’ll find balance. But at least I can make up some freezer meals to survive. I hope you love these 15 super duper easy freezer meals and they help you save lots of time!

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