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Crock-Pot Sweet & Sour Beef Recipe
Skip ordering Chinese takeout and make this delicious Asian inspired sweet & sour beef recipe in your slow cooker instead. Or make up a bag or two as a freezer meal so you are prepared for dinner on super busy days.
Servings Prep Time
6people 10minutes
Cook Time
6 – 8hours on LOW
Servings Prep Time
6people 10minutes
Cook Time
6 – 8hours on LOW
Ingredients
  • 2pounds Pre-Cut Beef Stir Fry Meat
  • 10 – 12ounces Bottled Sweet & Sour Saucefound in asian section of grocery store
  • 1cup Carrotsshredded
  • 2tablepoons Onionyellow, shredded and then squeezed dry in a paper towel
For Serving
  • 4cups Cooked Rice
  • 16ounces Frozen Stir Fry Vegetables
Instructions
  1. Place the beef, shredded carrots and onions in a 6 quart slow cooker. Add the sweet and sour sauce and mix into the rest of the mixture.
  2. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours.
  3. About 30 minutes before the slow cooker is done cooking start cooking your rice on the stove top or in a rice cooker.
  4. Cook stir fry veggies in either the microwave or stove top.
  5. Serve the beef with the sauce and vegetables over cooked rice and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Freezer Instructions:

  • Place all ingredients (except rice & stir-fry vegetables) into a gallon sized zippered freezer bag.
  • Lay bag flat on counter and squeeze out as much air as possible and seal.
  • Label bag with name of recipe, date prepared, ingredients and cooking instructions.
  • Lay bag flat in your freezer until frozen solid. You can then arrange the frozen bag upright in your freezer if you like.
  • To thaw place bag in refrigerator overnight OR place in a clean kitchen sink and cover with cool water for several hours until partially thawed. You only need the bag to thaw enough to easily remove the contents from the bag and put them in the slow cooker.
  • Cook recipe from the partially thawed state for 7 to 9 hours on LOW.
  • Prepare rice on stove-top or in rice cooker 30 minutes before serving. Cook frozen stir-fry vegetables according to package directions.
Nutrition Information
Nutrition Facts
Crock-Pot Sweet & Sour Beef Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 517 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 88mg 29%
Sodium 967mg 40%
Potassium 193mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 65g 22%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 14g
Protein 36g 72%
Vitamin A 137%
Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 3%
Iron 31%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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