Freezer-friendly and stress-free.
After a busy weekday, the last thing you want to do is cook a time-consuming meal. Don’t waste time and money going out to eat because we’ve rounded up a month of freezer-friendly meals to make your dinnertime stress-free and delicious. These meal ideas don’t skimp on flavor and taste just as yummy re-heated. Slow-cooker recipes are some of the easiest meals to freeze, and we’ve got the most delicious slow-cooker dinners, like barbecue sandwiches, corn chowder, and pork tacos. Soups like hearty beef and baked potato are ideal recipes for chilly fall nights. Your family will love these easy freezer meals, and you’ll love the time they save you. Don’t forget our tips for easy freezer meals and the easiest way to freeze casseroles when you put these meals up for later. Stock the freezer with these freezable recipes, and you’ll never be unprepared for dinner.
Baked Ziti with Italian Sausage
Easy Chicken and Dumplings
Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya
Hearty Beef and Freezer Veggie Soup
Southern Pimiento Mac and Cheese
Slow-Cooker Corn Chowder
Deb Wise's Tamale Pie Mix-Up
Tomato, Cheddar, and Bacon Pie
Recipe: Tomato, Cheddar, and Bacon Pie
Classic Southern tomato pie gets an upgrade with a bacon-filled crust. A tip from the test kitchen: Pat the tomato slices down to remove any excess moisture, sprinkle with salt, and then let them sit on the counter for around 30 minutes to draw out excess liquid that would make your crust soggy.
White Lightning Chicken Chili
Slow-Cooker Barbecue Beef Sandwiches
Baked Potato Soup
Hamburger Steak With Sweet Onion-Mushroom Gravy
This hamburger steak is hearty and delicious, especially over mashed potatoes. A tip from the test kitchen: To make ahead, proceed with Step 1 as directed. Wrap each patty individually in plastic wrap, and place in a large zip-top plastic freezer bag. Freeze up to 3 months. Thaw frozen patties in refrigerator 8 hours; proceed with Steps 2 and 3.