Salsa adds zip to hearty slow cooker casserole recipes. Leftovers from your hamburger slow cooker recipe can be frozen for a second meal. You can serve easy slow cooker recipes with a green salad and dessert for a complete meal.
1 pound hamburger or ground beef
1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
1 medium green pepper, chopped (optional)
1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 jar (11 ounces) salsa
5 cups uncooked medium egg noodles
1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 cup water
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese or blend of cheddar, Monterey Jack and American cheeses
In a skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
Transfer to a slow cooker.
Top with the green pepper, corn and mushrooms.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Pour salsa over mushrooms.
Top with noodles.
Pour tomatoes and water over all.
Cover and cook on low for 4 hours or until noodles are tender.
Sprinkle with cheese just before serving.
Serves 4 - 6