61 of the All-Time Best Slow Cooker Recipes
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:
We are starting this list with our family’s absolute favorite slower cooker meal. This loaded potato soup is perfect for chilly fall evenings.
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.
Try this appetizing enchilada soup! You will love how versatile it is and the crunchiness of the tortilla chips.
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.
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.
7. Beef Stew
10. Italian Soup
11. Chicken Stew
12. BBQ Turkey Chili
14. Zesty Taco Soup
Pork Slow Cooker Recipes:
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.
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!
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.
28. Little Smokies
Beef Slow Cooker Recipes:
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.
34. Pizza Pasta Bake
35. Pot Roast
Chicken Slow Cooker Recipes:
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.
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!
If you are looking for a fun, flavorful, and uncomplicated dinner, you need to try this pineapple pepper chicken in your crock-pot!
Check out this classic dinner that is so creamy and kid friendly! Our family loves this cream cheese chicken and yours will too!
45. Chicken Ole
52. Chipotle Bowl
Beans, Sides, and More Crock-Pot Recipes:
This honey glazed carrots recipe makes such a great savory side for any one of these other slow cooker recipes.
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.
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
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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- 100+ Freezer Meal Recipes
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- Favorite BBQ Recipes
- Favorite Chicken Recipes
- 30 Healthy Instant Pot Recipes