Slow Cooker John Wayne Casserole

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Slow cooker and casserole in the same sentence can mean only one thing - super easy meal option! This Slow Cooker John Wayne Casserole recipe is a must add to your recipe collection. Especially for those days you know you are going to be busy, so you make sure you have something good to eat ready to go at the end of the day. Which is a way better, healthier and cheaper option than take out or eating in a restaurant. The nice thing about slow cooker recipes is that you can just set it and forget it, leave it all day while you go about your work or other errands you have to do. The result is a nice, flavourful meal and the smell of all the flavours ruminating in your house!

This John Wayne casserole recipe looks like such a good comfort food type of meal. Perfect for at the end of a super long and busy day. Especially a great winter time meal, when you feel like you just want a nice warm meal in your nice warm house. The recipe is super simple, all you really have to do before hand is brown the meat and then everything goes into your slow cooker, as a casserole. How much simpler can it get?

I had never heard of a John Wayne casserole before, so I wanted to see where it came from naturally. Interestingly enough, John Wayne published this recipe himself in a cookbook in 1979. The original was a meatless version, made with eggs instead, and a lot more cheese. Since then, many different versions of this recipe have come about, including this one, which obviously isn't vegetarian. It is also served at high school cafeterias as a weekly meal. Would you like to give it a try? Head over to 'The Magical Slow Cooker' by clicking the link in the section below!

Nutrition Facts for: Slow-Cooker John Wayne Casserole from The Magical Slow Cooker
Ingredients: Tater tots, ground beef, onion, green bell pepper, taco mix, sour cream, sharp cheddar cheese, salt, pepper, onion powder, tomatoes.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 6 servings* Per Serving: Calories 702, Calories from Fat 346, Total Fat 38.4g 59%, Saturated Fat 17.5g 88%, Cholesterol 124mg 41%, Sodium 1534mg 64%, Potassium 1030mg 29%, Carbohydrates 52.6g 18%, Dietary Fiber 5.7g 23%, Sugars 3.1g, Protein 37.4g, Vitamin A 29%, Vitamin C 55%, Calcium 35%, Iron 90%

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