Welcome to our blog post featuring a crockpot fish and sweet potato dog food recipe! If you’re looking for a convenient and hands-off approach to preparing a nutritious meal for your dog, this recipe is perfect for you.
Read on as we guide you through the steps to create delicious homemade dog food using a crockpot or slow cooker. By combining the wholesome goodness of white fish and sweet potatoes, you can provide your dog with a balanced and nourishing meal.
Get ready to let your crockpot do the work while you enjoy the aroma of a homemade meal for your beloved pup!
Makes approximately 11 lbs*
- 4 lbs 8 oz Pacific Cod
- 3 lbs 3 oz Sweet Potatoes
- With skin
- 3 lbs 3 oz Russet Potatoes
- With skin
- 6 oz Green Beans
- Finely chopped
- 6 oz Broccoli
- Finely chopped
- 5.75 oz Safflower Oil
- 4 tbsp JustFoodForDogsFish & Sweet Potato DIY Nutrient Blend
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.
1. Wash all vegetables thoroughly.
2. Finely chop or dice all vegetables.
3. Use fresh 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 ripe potatoes without any shades of green.
5. Cut cod into smaller portions.
Crockpot Cooking Instructions
1. Add cod, russet potatoes, sweet potatoes, green beans, and broccoli to the slow cooker, along with 1 ½ cups of water.
2. Set cooker to medium heat for 3 ½ hours, occasionally stirring to break up cod.
3. Check to see if ingredients are cooking thoroughly (becoming soft to the touch).
4. Once all ingredients are cooked, allow food to cool.
5. After it has completely cooled to the touch, place the food in a large mixing bowl and slowly sprinkle in the Fish & Sweet Potato DIY Nutrient Blend along with the oils required in the recipe. Mix these in thoroughly.
6. Portion into individual serving sizes and store in the refrigerator or freezer. This recipe will remain fresh in your refrigerator for up to 3 days and up to one year in the freezer.
Recipe Serving Sizes
You now have the knowledge to prepare this fish and sweet potato dog food using a crockpot or slow cooker. This method of cooking offers convenience and requires minimal effort on your part.
By using fresh ingredients and allowing the slow cooking process to work its magic, you can ensure that your pet receives a nutritious and flavorful meal. It is important to consult with your veterinarian to determine the appropriate portion sizes and address any specific dietary needs your dog may have.
With this crockpot recipe, you can provide your beloved companion with a homemade fish & sweet potato meal that is not only convenient but also packed with essential nutrients. Try it today!
*All weights indicated are raw or dry weight.
Prefer to make a smaller batch? This printable PDF includes instructions for full and half batches of food.
Check out instructions for making this fish dog food recipe in an Instant Pot.