61 of the All-Time Best Slow Cooker Recipes

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Dinner is in the Slow Cooker!

Yes! We’ve shared a lot of great recipes over the years, and some of my all-time favorites are made in the slow cooker. I love slow cooked meals because they are usually pretty easy and they make the evenings a lot less hectic.

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In order to make this list of our favorite slow cooker recipes more easy to navigate, we’ve organized them into categories. This first category includes the soups, chilis, and stews, then the rest are organized by the main ingredient. A lot of times the main ingredient is what I’m looking for when I am planning a menu.

I hope this recipe round-up helps to give you several easy dinner ideas and inspiration!

Soup, Chili, and Stew Slow Cooker Recipes:

1. Loaded Potato Soup Recipe

Instant pot potato soup recipe

We are starting this list with our family’s absolute favorite slower cooker meal. This loaded potato soup is perfect for chilly fall evenings.

2. Clean Eating Slow Cooker Chili

This slow cooker chili is so easy to make and is perfect if you are trying to eat clean as it is gluten-free and dairy-free and loaded with protein.

3. Crock-Pot Enchilada Soup

Try this appetizing enchilada soup! You will love how versatile it is and the crunchiness of the tortilla chips.

4. Healthy Vegetable Soup

This healthy vegetable soup is great for busy nights.  You can easily replace the vegetables called for in this one for different vegetables that your family likes.

5. Sausage and Lentil Soup

This sausage and lentil soup bursts with flavor and is so healthy too! It quickly become a new family favorite! Plus, you can make it as a freezer meal to use for later.

6.  Tomato Basil Soup

7. Beef Stew

8. Creamy White Chili

9. Cream Cheese Chicken Chili

10. Italian Soup

11. Chicken Stew

12. BBQ Turkey Chili

13. Chicken Quinoa Soup with Poblano Chilies

14. Zesty Taco Soup

15. Chicken Corn Chowder

16. Cilantro Lime Chicken Soup

17. Turkey Noodle Soup

Pork Slow Cooker Recipes:

18. Honey Parmesan Pork Roast

What would a dinner be without a tasty pork roast? This honey parmesan pork roast makes a great Sunday dinner with the entire family and its so simple to make in your crock-pot.

19. Ham and Scalloped Potatoes

This is also another family favorite in our home.  This ham and scalloped potatoes is filling and exquisite to the taste.

20. BBQ Spareribs

Did you know you can enjoy ribs even on busy nights? This slow cooker BBQ ribs recipe is perfect for busy nights because you make it way ahead of time in your slow cooker and everyone can enjoy the ribs for their rich flavor whenever they want!

21. Cafe Rio Sweet Pork

This Cafe Rio sweet pork is kind of a big deal around our home. I love making this one in the slower cooker and then everyone can dish themselves up and eat it however they like!

22. BBQ Pulled Pork

This Dr. Pepper pulled pork is also another classic around here. I love how simple it is to make and the sweet flavor the Dr. Pepper adds.

23. Slow Cooker Ranch Pork Chops Recipe

24. Slow Cooker Maple Ham

25. Root Beer Pulled Pork

26. Simple Sweet Pork

27. Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork

28. Little Smokies

Beef Slow Cooker Recipes:

29. Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Meatballs Recipe

You will love these honey garlic meatballs because it only takes 6 other ingredients plus the meatballs. It is seriously so good and easy.

30. Mongolian Beef

This tasty Mongolian Beef recipe is so awesome because it only takes 20 minutes to prepare and then the slow cooker does the rest of the work.

31. Spaghetti Sauce

After I made this homemade spaghetti sauce, there was no going back to canned spaghetti sauce from the store. Seriously, it is incredibly easy and delicious and you can use it on spaghettis noodles of course, but we love to use it on our homemade pizzas.

32. Slow Cooker Carne Asada Tacos with Chipotle Aioli Recipe

33. Crock-Pot Beef and Mushrooms

34. Pizza Pasta Bake

35. Pot Roast

Chicken Slow Cooker Recipes:

36. Rotel Crock Pot Chicken

I love making Rotel chicken in the slow cooker because there is so many different things I can do with it for dinner. One of our favorites is to make it for street taco night.

37. Slow Cooker Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe

This slow cooker lemon pepper chicken recipe is one of my favorite go-to meals when I don’t know what I should make for dinner! I love that I can throw all the ingredients into my slow cooker in 20-minutes then go!

38. Pineapple Pepper Chicken

If you are looking for a fun, flavorful, and uncomplicated dinner, you need to try this pineapple pepper chicken in your crock-pot!

39. Honey Sesame Chicken

This honey sesame chicken is other super simple and full of rich flavor meal that your family will love! Serve it with broccoli to make it a complete meal!

40. Cream Cheese Chicken

Check out this classic dinner that is so creamy and  kid friendly! Our family loves this cream cheese chicken and yours will too!

41. Southwest Chicken Wraps

42. Crock-Pot Hawaiian Chicken

43. Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta

44. Creamy Slow Cooker Chicken

45. Chicken Ole

46. Herb Garlic Chicken with Potatoes

47. Green Chile Chicken

48. Cilantro Lime Chicken

49. Chicken Ranch Tacos

50. Cheesy Chicken and Potatoes

51. Creamy Italian Chicken

52. Chipotle Bowl

53. Pulled BBQ Chicken

54. Honey Mustard Chicken

55. Green Chili Chicken

Beans, Sides, and More Crock-Pot Recipes:

56. Slow Cooker Honey-Glazed Carrots

Easy slow cooker glazed carrots

This honey glazed carrots recipe makes such a  great savory side for any one of these other slow cooker recipes.

57. Slow Cooker Cauliflower Cheese with Bacon

If you are looking for a healthy and cheesy side or meal, try this slower cooker cauliflower with cheese and bacon recipe. It is a hit at family dinners.

58. Slow Cooker Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

If you want perfected and creamy mashed potatoes, look no further. This slower cooker buttermilk mashed potatoes recipe is divine and requires basically no effort on your part.

59.  BBQ Baked Beans

60. Slow Cooker 3 Bean Burritos

61. Overnight Breakfast Casserole

Final Thoughts

Hope you enjoy these amazing and healthy slow cooker recipes! As you can see, the slow cooker is quite a versatile kitchen tool! It’s not reserved just for soups and liquidy meals like some may think.

So, next time you want a more hands-off and easy dinner, find one of the recipes on this page, throw the ingredients in your slow cooker, and let it do the work! There’s no better feeling than coming home to an already cooked meal.

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Categories: Meat and Poultry, Soups and Chilis, Slow Cooker

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