Tips & Goods | October 18, 2014

Freezer Meal Round Up – 25 Recipes That Freeze Like A Dream

We are finishing up our freezer week here on Oh So.  We hope you enjoyed a few fresh new recipes to stock your freezer with.  Freezer cooking is such a stress and time saver and I LOVE when I can pull something out of the oven without messing up the kitchen or doing any chopping.

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To close out the week we wanted to leave you with a little round up of some fabulous recipes that we’ve posted in the past that freeze like a dream.  25 to be exact!  We hope you enjoy!  Before you begin – before to check out our tips and tricks of freezer cooking.

1. Creamy Chicken Taquitos

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Prepare these completely, but skip the baking pop them in the freezer instead.  When ready to eat, preheat oven and bake frozen.  Add 10 minutes to cook time.

2. Chicken Pot Pie

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Prepare completely, except for baking.  wrap with plastic wrap and freeze.  Can be baked from frozen or thawed before baking.  If starting frozen add 10-15 minutes to cook time.

3. Taco Soup

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This is one of my favorites to freeze because it is so danged easy.  Brown beef and add to a gallon sized zip lock back along with remaining ingredients.  Remove as much air as possible and freeze.  Thaw in the fridge overnight before heating.  Transfer to a crockpot and cook on low 8 hours.

4. Green Enchiladas

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Prepare completely except for baking.  Freeze.  Can be cooked frozen or thawed.  If starting frozen add 10 minutes to cook time.

5. Tomato Potato Soup

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Prepare completely except for simmering.  Transfer to a gallon sized ziplock and freeze.  Thaw overnight in the fridge and then transfer to a stockpot.  Simmer until hot.

6. Honey Lime Enchiladas

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Prepare completely except for baking.  Freeze.  Can be cooked frozen or thawed.  If starting frozen add 10 minutes to cook time.

7. Red Enchiladas

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Prepare completely except for baking.  Freeze.  Can be cooked frozen or thawed.  If starting frozen add 10 minutes to cook time.

8. Enchiladas Soup

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Prepare completely except for simmering.  Transfer to a gallon sized ziplock and freeze.  Thaw overnight in the fridge and then transfer to a stockpot.  Simmer until hot.

9. White Roasted Veggie Lasagna

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Prepare completely, except for baking.  Freeze.  Can be cooked frozen or thawed.  If frozen, add 15 minutes to baking time.

10. Bruschetta Rollups

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Prepare completely, except for baking.  Freeze.  Can be cooked frozen or thawed.  If frozen, add 10-15 minutes to baking time.

11. Stuffed Shells

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Prepare completely, except for baking.  Freeze.  Can be cooked frozen or thawed.  If frozen, add 10-15 minutes to baking time.

12. Red Pepper Enchiladas

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Prepare completely, except for baking.  Freeze.  Can be cooked frozen or thawed.  If frozen, add 10-15 minutes to baking time.

13. Meat Loaf

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Prepare completely, except for baking.  Freeze.  Thaw completely before baking again.

14. Banana Pancakes

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Prepare completely.  Freeze.  Reheat in the microwave.

15. Grandma’s Chili

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Brown beef, cool, and add to a gallon sized ziplock.  Add remaining ingredients and freeze.  Thaw completely, transfer to a stock pot or crock pot and heat through.

16. Swedish Meatballs

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Prepare completely.  Freeze.  Thaw before re-heating.

17. Oatmeal Waffles

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Prepare completely.  Freeze.  Reheat in the microwave.

18. Chicken Cordon Bleu

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Prepare completely, except baking.  Freeze.  Thaw before baking.  Add cheese sauce last.

19. Cream Cheesy Noodle Bake

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Prepare completely except for baking.  Freeze.  Thaw before baking.

20. Roasted Tomato Soup

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Prepare completely except for simmering.  Cool and transfer to a gallon sized ziplock.  Freeze.  Thaw in fridge overnight and reheat in a crockpot or stockpot.

21. Crescent Rolls

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Prepare completely, but bake just shy of done.  Cool and transfer to a gallon sized freezer bag.  Thaw on a baking sheet and bake until golden and warm.

22. Mexican Stuffed Bell Peppers

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Prepare completely, except for baking.  Freeze.  Can be baked from frozen – just add 10-15 minutes to cook time.

23. Homemade Greek Pitas

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Freeze pitas after baking, reheat in microwave wrapped in a damp paper towel…can freeze marinated chicken too before cooking, everything else toss together day-of.

24. Nut Coils

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Freeze before second rise, after you’ve formed into rolls.  Thaw and let rise a second time.  Bake.

25. Chicken & Rice

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Prepare everything, except for onion strings.  Freeze.  Thaw before baking.  Prepare onion strings the day of.

 

And don’t forget the newbie recipes we shared this week!

Mexican Crockpot Pineapple Chicken

This one even caught my husband’s eye!  I can’t wait to try Aubrey’s freezer meal idea!

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Spicy Marinara Sauce

Fast, flavorful, and freezable!

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Freezer Cinnamon Rolls

Skip the rolling and cutting in the mornings and just freeze em!  I loved Des’s tips on freezing dough.

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Indian Spiced Beef Stew

Steph’s recipe is perfect for these chilly fall months, and with an indian twist it will keep your tastebuds happy.

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