Low Carb Crock Pot Buffalo Ranch Chicken (with Franks Hot Sauce)

Ingredients: 

3 to 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/2 cup Franks Red Hot Sauce
1/3 cup of butter
2 tablespoons of dry ranch dressing powder

Mix all of the ingredients in your slow cooker and cook until done (165 degrees). This is generally low for 4 to 6 hours or high for 2 to 3 hours. Remove the chicken (and shred if desired).  Drizzle with extra sauce from the slow cooker and eat as is or serve over shredded lettuce or on a low-carb wrap.  Add additional hot sauce and sour cream and black olives if desired.

This recipe is made with Franks Red Hot Sauce.  I have a second Buffalo Ranch Chicken that made with Franks Buffalo Wing Sauce which you can find here http://www.lowcarbcrock.com/2012/02/4-ingredient-low-carb-crock-pot-buffalo/

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Crock Pot Low Carb Turkey Breast and Vegetables

This is an easy and economical way to make turkey in your crock pot.

You house will smell terrific from cooking this all day.

Ingredients:
1 bone-in turkey breast (approx. 6-7 lbs)
1 cup diced carrot (optional)
2 cups of diced celery
2 minced garlic cloves
1/2 cup onion
1/4 cup of chicken broth
1 (1 ounce) envelope dry onion soup mix (or see substitute below)
2 Tablespoons of butter (melted)
Rosemary, Sage and Thyme

Directions:

Before Cooking

(1) Add the diced carrot, celery, garlic, onion and broth to the crock pot and stir.
(2) Rinse the turkey breast. Rub onion soup mix all over outside of the turkey and under the skin. Place in a slow cooker.
(3) Melt your 2 tablespoons of butter and pour it over the turkey
(4) sprinkle the top of the turkey with rosemary, sage and thyme
(5) Cover and cook on high for 1 hour and then Low for an additional 6 to 7 hours (depending on the size of the bird). For safety, the inside of the turkey breast should be 165 degrees or higher when done.

The vegetables can be removed with a slotted spoon and served as a side dish (they are delicious).

The leftovers are perfect for low carb sandwiches, soups and quiches

**Lipton Onion Soup Mix has 16 grams of Carbohydrates per package.  You can make a lower carb version as shown here http://www.lowcarbcrock.com/2011/10/low-carb-onion-soup-mix-substitute/


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Low Carb Lipton Onion Soup Mix Substitute

Lipton Onion Soup Mix has 16 grams of carbohydrates per package.  You can make a lower carb version as follows: 

Ingredients
3 packs of Herb Ox beef bouillon (or any other beef bouillon powder for 20-24oz of liquid)
2 teaspoons of dried parsley
1 tablespoon of dried onion flakes
1 teaspoon of onion powder
1/2 teaspoon of  garlic powder
2 teaspoons of dried celery (OR 1/4 tsp celery seed).

All the ingredients together equate to one pack of onion soup mix.

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