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Crockpot Beef & Russet Potato Dog Food Recipe

How to make veterinarian approved Ground Beef and Russet Potato homemade dog food in a slow cooker.

In this article, we will share a homemade beef and russet potato dog food recipe that can be easily prepared in your Crockpot.

Your canine companion deserves the best, and this wholesome meal is packed with essential ingredients to keep them happy and healthy. Let’s dive into the details and learn how to create this delectable dish for your beloved pet.

Ingredients List

Makes approximately 11.5 lbs of food*

Note: As with any dog food recipe, it is essential that it is complete and balanced. This recipe is nothing without the DIY Nutrient Blend, which is formulated specifically for each recipe to meet AAFCO recommendations. The blend is compounded from 100% human-grade nutraceuticals regulated by the FDA. As such, it is vital that you follow this recipe exactly as it is written.

Preparation Instructions

1. Wash all vegetables thoroughly.

2. Finely chop or dice all vegetables.

3. Use fresh fruits and vegetables whenever possible, but if 1 or 2 items must be frozen, make sure there are no added ingredients such as salt or sugar.

4. Be sure to use edible potatoes, without any signs of aging or shades of green.

5. Make sure that all apples are cored and all seeds are removed. Apple cores/seeds can be toxic to dogs.

Crockpot Cooking Instructions

  1. Add beef, beef liver, carrots, russet & sweet potatoes to the slow cooker along with 1 ½ cups of water. Slow-cook on high heat for approximately 2 hours, occasionally stirring to break up ground beef.
  2. Check to see if ingredients are cooking thoroughly (becoming soft to the touch). Then add green beans, peas, and apples, change setting to low heat and cook for approximately 1.5 hours.
  3. After it has completely cooled to the touch, place the food in a large mixing bowl and slowly sprinkle in the Beef & Russet Potato DIY Nutrient Blend along with the oils required in the recipe. Mix these in thoroughly.
  4. Portion into individual serving sizes and store in the refrigerator or freezer. This recipe will remain fresh in your refrigerator for 3-5 days and up to one year in the freezer.

Crockpot Serving Size Instructions

Crockpot Serving Size Instructions - Beef and Potato Dog Food


Now that you have discovered this simple slow cooker beef and potato dog food recipe, you can provide your dog with a homemade meal that is both nutritious and delicious. By using fresh ingredients and the convenience of a slow cooker, you can ensure that your pet receives a wholesome and balanced diet.

Remember to portion and store the food properly to maintain its freshness. Treat your beloved pet to this flavorful dish and see their tail wag with joy at mealtime. Your pup will appreciate the love and effort you put into their nourishment, and you can take pride in providing them with a healthy diet.

*All weights indicated are raw or dry weight.

Prefer to make a smaller batch? This printable PDF includes recipes for full and half batches of food.