Slow Cooker Enchilada Stack

Slow Cooker Enchilada Stack - Simply turn on your crockpot and forget all about it until you have the cheesiest and creamiest enchiladas ever! It's so easy!

The easiest enchiladas you will ever make. Simply turn on your crockpot and forget all about it until you have the cheesiest, creamiest enchiladas ever!

Slow Cooker Enchilada Stack - Simply turn on your crockpot and forget all about it until you have the cheesiest and creamiest enchiladas ever! It's so easy!

My slow cooker and I have become very good friends this fall season. I’m not sure how it came to be but just last year, I think I made about 3 recipes in the Crock-Pot and called it a year.

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One Pan Enchilada Bake

One Pan Enchilada Bake - The easiest and cheesiest enchilada bake made in a single pan - easy peasy with only one dirty pot. You can't beat that!

The easiest and cheesiest enchilada bake made in a single pan – easy peasy with only one dirty pot. You can’t beat that!

One Pan Enchilada Bake - The easiest and cheesiest enchilada bake made in a single pan - easy peasy with only one dirty pot. You can't beat that!

The cheesiest enchiladas without any of the fuss. Now that’s a meal I can get onboard with 5 times a week.

One Pan Enchilada Bake - The easiest and cheesiest enchilada bake made in a single pan - easy peasy with only one dirty pot. You can't beat that!

And when it comes together in a single pan – well, that’s a double win right there.

One Pan Enchilada Bake - The easiest and cheesiest enchilada bake made in a single pan - easy peasy with only one dirty pot. You can't beat that!

Loaded with all kinds of veggies – which can easily be customized to your liking and what you have on hand – this is really a meal in and of itself.

One Pan Enchilada Bake - The easiest and cheesiest enchilada bake made in a single pan - easy peasy with only one dirty pot. You can't beat that!

Although tortilla chips on the side is highly recommend.

One Pan Enchilada Bake - The easiest and cheesiest enchilada bake made in a single pan - easy peasy with only one dirty pot. You can't beat that!

Now the tortilla is actually swapped out to something even more amazing here, and that’s biscuit dough.

One Pan Enchilada Bake - The easiest and cheesiest enchilada bake made in a single pan - easy peasy with only one dirty pot. You can't beat that!

Yes, biscuit dough is diced and thrown right into the skillet, letting that get nicely golden brown.

One Pan Enchilada Bake - The easiest and cheesiest enchilada bake made in a single pan - easy peasy with only one dirty pot. You can't beat that!

And when you take a bite out of that puffy biscuit, it is the most fluffiest, cheesiest bite you will ever have.

One Pan Enchilada Bake - The easiest and cheesiest enchilada bake made in a single pan - easy peasy with only one dirty pot. You can't beat that!

And after this, I just don’t think I can go back to traditional enchiladas anymore!

One Pan Enchilada Bake - The easiest and cheesiest enchilada bake made in a single pan - easy peasy with only one dirty pot. You can't beat that!

One Pan Enchilada Bake

Prep Time 10 minutes

Cook Time 30 minutes

Total Time 40 minutes

Yield 4 servings

One Pan Enchilada Bake

The easiest and cheesiest enchilada bake made in a single pan - easy peasy with only one dirty pot. You can't beat that!

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 teaspoons Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
  • 1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup corn kernels, frozen, canned or roasted
  • 1 cup Old El Paso™ mild enchilada sauce
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 (7.5-ounce) tube refrigerated buttermilk biscuits, cut into quarters
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Heat olive oil in a medium oven-proof skillet over medium high heat. Add ground beef and cook until browned, about 3-5 minutes, making sure to crumble the beef as it cooks; drain excess fat and stir in taco seasoning.
  • Stir in black beans, corn, enchilada sauce and tomato sauce. Stir in biscuits and top with cheese.
  • Place into oven and bake until golden brown and bubbly, about 25-30 minutes.
  • Serve immediately, garnished with cilantro, if desired.

Notes

Adapted from Betty Crocker

http://damndelicious.net/2014/10/06/one-pan-enchilada-bake/

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Old El Paso. All opinions expressed are my own.

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes - The easiest potatoes you can make right in the crockpot - perfectly tender, flavorful and cheesy!

The easiest potatoes you can make right in the crockpot – perfectly tender, flavorful and cheesy!

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes - The easiest potatoes you can make right in the crockpot - perfectly tender, flavorful and cheesy!

Potatoes. Cheese. And bacon. With these 3, you can’t go wrong.

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes - The easiest potatoes you can make right in the crockpot - perfectly tender, flavorful and cheesy!

And when you can throw these in a slow cooker, well that’s a double win right there.

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes - The easiest potatoes you can make right in the crockpot - perfectly tender, flavorful and cheesy!

Now the hardest part about these is not the prep.

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes - The easiest potatoes you can make right in the crockpot - perfectly tender, flavorful and cheesy!

It’s the part where you have to hold yourself back before you eat every single perfectly-textured potato chunk smothered in cheesy goodness and crisp bacon bits.

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes - The easiest potatoes you can make right in the crockpot - perfectly tender, flavorful and cheesy!

And I really don’t even know how to classify this. It could be an appetizer, side dish, snack or an entree.

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes - The easiest potatoes you can make right in the crockpot - perfectly tender, flavorful and cheesy!

I actually had it as all of the above, and devoured every last potato. And don’t think that Jason and I weren’t fighting for that last bacon bit at the bottom of the plate!

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes

Prep Time 15 minutes

Cook Time 8 hours, 15 minutes

Total Time 8 hours, 30 minutes

Yield 8 servings

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes

The easiest potatoes you can make right in the crockpot - perfectly tender, flavorful and cheesy!

Ingredients

  • 6 slices bacon
  • 3 pounds red potatoes, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 tablespoon Ranch Seasoning and Salad Dressing Mix
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • Spread bacon in a single layer onto the prepared baking sheet. Place into oven and bake until brown and crispy, about 12-14 minutes. Let cool before crumbling; set aside.
  • Line a slow cooker with aluminum foil, leaving enough to overhang to wrap the potatoes on top, and coat with nonstick spray. Place a layer of potatoes evenly into the slow cooker. Top with cheese, Ranch Seasoning and bacon, repeating 2 more times and reserving 1/2 cup cheese.
  • Cover potatoes with aluminum foil and cook on low heat for 7-8 hours or high heat for 3-4 hours. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Cover and cook until melted, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Serve immediately, garnished with chives.

Notes

Adapted from The Recipe Critic

http://damndelicious.net/2014/09/27/slow-cooker-cheesy-bacon-ranch-potatoes/