It’s time to get cooking! You don’t have to slave over a hot stove all day long. Instead, you can use the crockpot. This is perfect for people who are busy and want healthy meals on hand. Crockpots cook food by boiling it very slowly, so there is no need to add any extra fats or oils while cooking. They do require some preparation beforehand, but they’ll save you plenty of time in the kitchen each day once they’re turned on. There are tons of recipes out there that will be perfect for your crockpot. Here are just a few that we recommend trying!
Crockpots are the best way to make healthy, delicious meals.
You can use your crockpot to cook up a variety of dishes that will please everyone in the family. From hearty stews and soups to decadent desserts, you’ll find something for every taste with these recipes. And don’t forget about all those leftovers! They’re perfect for bringing to work or school for lunch tomorrow.
There’s no need to slave over a hot stove when you can just set it and forget it with your crockpot! These recipes will help you get started cooking right away – so what are you waiting for? Get ready to enjoy delicious food without any fuss at all!
1. Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings
Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings is a comforting dish that you can make in your crockpot. It’s made with chicken, carrots, celery, onion, and spices. The Novice Chef created this recipe to use in her slow cooker.
Cooking dinner every night can be a lot of work, and it’s not always easy to find healthy recipes that everyone will enjoy.
Try Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings tonight! This recipe is made with chicken, carrots, celery, onion, and spices. It’s a comforting dish that your whole family will love – plus it’ll save you time in the kitchen tomorrow too!
2. Slow Cooker Short Ribs
Slow Cooker Short Ribs is a dish that you can make with ease and little effort, and the end results will be absolutely delicious. This recipe is all about juicy, tender meat in a savory sauce. You’ll need to start by browning some beef on the stovetop, then add this to your slow cooker. Add in tomatoes and onion for flavor, along with water or stock if you want more liquid than tomato juice alone provides. Cover it up and let it cook on low heat for 8 hours or high heat for 4 hours until the meat falls apart when prodded with your fork. Serve it over rice or mashed potatoes!
3. Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup
Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup is a delicious, hearty soup that cooks while you are away. With just 30 minutes of prep time, this recipe can be made in the morning before work or school and will be ready by dinner time. To make Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup, start off by cooking your rice on the stovetop according to the package instructions and then set it aside for later use.
4. Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore
Chicken Cacciatore is one of those hearty, stick-to-your-ribs kind of dishes which can be made in a slow cooker for an easy weeknight meal.
One thing to keep in mind with this dish is that you want to use boneless and skinless chicken thighs or breasts instead of bone-in pieces because they will cook more quickly and evenly without drying out or burning. Also, if the sauce gets too thick from cooking all day, just add some water during the last hour or two to thin it back out.
5. Crock Pot Beef and Broccoli
Crock Pot Beef and Broccoli is a simple but delicious meal that you can easily make in your crockpot.
Crock Pot Beef and Broccoli is made with thinly sliced beef, broccoli, soy sauce, pepper flakes, garlic cloves, and onion. The ingredients are mixed together in the crockpot for 4 to 6 hours on low heat until the meat has fully cooked through. Once done cooking all of the flavors combine beautifully to create an amazing dish. Serve Crock Pot Beef and Broccoli over rice or noodles for a complete meal!
6. The Best Crockpot Beef Stew
The Best Crockpot Beef Stew Recipe is created by Family Fresh Meals. It takes less than 30 minutes to prepare and the ingredients are all found in your kitchen cupboard. This recipe will make a hearty, filling meal for you and your family. The stew can also be frozen for up to three months without any loss of flavor or texture.
7. Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese
Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese is a perfect recipe for busy parents. It’s easy to prepare, uses only one pot (the crockpot), and can feed your family of four without any leftovers. Plus, it’s budget-friendly! The Country Cook created this recipe using ingredients that are simple to find at most grocery stores (butter, flour, milk, elbow macaroni).
8. Crockpot Lasagna
Lasagna is typically thought of as a dish that requires baking in an oven for hours. But lasagna can also be made in the crockpot, and it’s so easy to prepare! All you need are some favorite ingredients, time — and your slow cooker.
9. Crock Pot Breakfast Casserole
This Crock Pot Breakfast Casserole recipe is perfect for a lazy Saturday morning.
It’s easy to make, hearty, and can feed a crowd too. The best part? It requires no stovetop cooking at all! You might need more than one crockpot though because this dish makes 12 servings! Read on for the full recipe.
10. Death By Chocolate Slow Cooker Lava Cake
One of the best things about slow cooking is that you can make desserts. The downside to this, though, is that it can be difficult to get them out of the crockpot without burning yourself. But fear not! This recipe for Death By Chocolate Slow Cooker Lava Cake will have you covered. You’ll need a brownie mix and some chocolate chips, along with your favorite frosting—and then all you have to do is put it in the crockpot and cook on low for three hours or until done. Easy as pie! And just wait till your guests see how delicious it looks inside their crockpots.
11. Crockpot Baked Potatoes
Crockpot Baked Potatoes are a delicious, filling, and easy way to make your favorite side dish.
There’s nothing like coming home from work or school and smelling the comforting aroma of baked potatoes in your Crock-Pot.
It takes just a few minutes to throw together this simple recipe that will fill you up without emptying out your wallet.
12. Slow cooker bbq chicken recipe
Slow cooker bbq chicken recipe is a new and exciting way to make this dish. It can be made with many different sauces, but it’s most common to use the barbecue sauce. The cooking time for this dish without the sauce would take six hours on high or eight hours on low. This recipe would cook for two hours on high, four hours on low, or six hours on low.
13. Slow Cooker Italian Meatballs
The Cooking Jar has created a recipe for Slow Cooker Italian Meatballs.
This is not your typical meatball recipe! The Cooking Jar makes it easier by using all the ingredients that you need in one place-the crockpot. You can cook this dish on low or high, depending on how much time you have, and it only takes 5 hours to make. And since digestion starts in the mouth, these are perfect for people with digestive issues like gluten intolerance or IBS because they don’t contain any breadcrumbs (a common ingredient found in regular meatball recipes). This easy slow cooker meal is sure to please everyone!
14. Slow Cooker Teriyaki Pulled Pork
This recipe is a slow cooker version of the popular Teriyaki Pulled Pork. The pork gets cooked low and slow in your crockpot, then shredded to create tender pieces of meat that are perfect for sandwiches or served as is with rice.
15. Crockpot Chili
A crockpot allows you to set it and forget it, so while your chili cooks away in the pot, you can work on other things or just relax. It’s also an easy way to feed a large group of people without having to cook for hours beforehand. All you need are some ground beef, red kidney beans, crushed tomatoes, onion soup mix (or any type of dried vegetable soup mix), salt & pepper, diced green chilies or jalapeños if desired and your favorite spices.
16. Crock Pot Pork Chops
You can make these crockpot pork chops in the morning, and they’ll be ready for dinner. It’s a great thing to do on a day when you’re cooking something else that takes time to prepare, like ribs or brisket. They’re perfect with applesauce or cranberry sauce! Just mix up your favorite barbecue sauce with some ketchup and pour it over the pork chops before cooking them. You can also use this recipe as an alternative to barbecued chicken–just add the same amount of liquid smoke found in most commercial barbecue sauces instead of liquid smoke flavoring from your spice rack.
17. Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Soup
Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Soup by Life In The Loft House is a delicious, hearty soup. It is perfect for any time of year and is easy to make in the crockpot. Slow cookers are wonderful because they let you go about your day while cooking dinner without having to worry about whether or not it will turn out. This recipe only requires 4 ingredients that you most likely already have on hand!
18. Crockpot General Tso’s Chicken
This recipe is a favorite among many, and it’s easy to make. You can use chicken breasts or thighs in the dish, but we recommend going with boneless skinless for this particular recipe due to their quick cooking time.
Start by slicing your chicken into small pieces and then mixing them together with corn starch, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic powder, ginger powder, and ground pepper. Cover the pan you plan on using for cooking the dish with a thin layer of vegetable oil before adding in some of your pre-made stir fry sauce (or if you want to save some money simply mix some ketchup and oyster sauce). Once that is fully heated through add in your shredded vegetables like onions or peppers along with more sauces as
19. Slow Cooker Jambalaya
This Slow Cooker Jambalaya Recipe is a one-pot meal that’s full of flavor! It’s the perfect recipe to come home to after a long day at work. The ingredients are inexpensive, and they can be made in just 15 minutes.
This dish comes out tasting like something you would order from your favorite restaurant – so get ready for some serious comfort food! This recipe only contains 6 simple ingredients: onion, pepper, celery, garlic, tomato sauce, and rice. There are no fancy spices or seasonings needed because the slow cooker does all the work for you. And this crockpot recipe doesn’t contain any meat which makes it vegan-friendly too! Just throw all of your ingredients into your slow cooker
20. Baked Ziti
Ziti is a type of pasta that is often served in baked dishes. It is shaped like a tube with a little bit of width on the sides. The word “ziti” comes from the Italian word for “striped,” which they get from their appearance when cut lengthwise.
Ziti can be made out of any kind of flour, but it usually contains semolina and eggs to make it more durable and give it some elasticity.
It can be found in many different cuisines, including Sicilian ziti sauced with meat sauce or marinara sauce with fresh mozzarella cheese on top. In America, you might find ziti mixed into spaghetti and meatballs or tossed
21. Crock Pot Roast
Crock Pot Roast: This is a great dish for Sunday dinner or to take to a potluck. It can be made in the morning and left to cook all day without any supervision, which means you’ll have time for other things! The roast comes out tender and flavorful, and it’s even better the next day when the flavors have had more time to develop. It’s easy on your budget too – just $3 per serving!
22. Slow Cooker Potato Corn Chowder
This recipe is not for traditional chowder, but it’s still comforting and delicious. It’s perfect for when you’re feeling under the weather or just want something that will warm your soul from the inside out. This soup is also gluten-free!
23. Peanut Butter Cup Cake
This is a Peanut Butter Cup Cake recipe, made by Moms with Crockpots. It has been created for people who are looking for an easy dessert that will please the entire family. The cake is moist and chocolatey, but it’s got a peanut butter flavor that’ll make everyone happy! You can’t go wrong with this one!
Ingredients: -1 box of devil’s food cake mix (or any chocolate cake mix) -3 eggs -1/2 cup water -1/2 cup oil – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract – 3 tablespoons cocoa powder (optional)
24. Shrimp Chowder
Shrimp Chowder is a delicious, rich soup that can be made in about 45 minutes.
The recipe is from Fluffy’s Kitchen and was created by Chef Bryant Terry. This chowder has a Louisiana flair with the use of Andouille sausage and Cajun seasoning. It also has a great smoky flavor from smoked paprika and garlic powder plus some heat from cayenne pepper. The best part is that it tastes even better after sitting overnight or up to three days in the fridge!
25. Crockpot Stuffing
Gone are the days of stuffing a turkey and then washing up for hours after. Now, you can place your ingredients in a slow cooker and have an amazing meal without all the hassle. This is a classic recipe that many people love to make during Thanksgiving or Christmas time because it saves so much time on cooking and clean-up.
26. Sloppy Joe’s
Sloppy Joe’s are a mainstay in the American diet. They are also one of my favorite recipes, and it is so easy to make them in your crockpot! You can change up the flavor by adding or removing ingredients like onion, celery, green pepper, cumin, chili powder or beef bouillon cubes. For this recipe I made mine with ground turkey because that’s what I had on hand at the time. The recipe is created by Farmgirl’s Dabbles Blog
27. Crockpot Mixed Berry Cobbler
Crockpot Mixed Berry Cobbler is a simple recipe that can be made in the crockpot. It’s perfect for summertime when berries are at their peak! This cobbler has become one of my family’s favorites. The best thing about this recipe? You don’t have to turn on your oven to make it.
28. Slow Cooker Honey Buffalo Wings
If you like the taste of buffalo sauce but don’t want to make it yourself, this recipe is perfect. All you have to do is throw all the ingredients in your crockpot and let it simmer for a few hours. That’s right, take off from work early or stay up late because when dinner time comes around, these wings will be ready! Just toss them in some flour and fry them up until they’re crispy. Simple as that!
If you’re looking for an easy way to get dinner on the table without much hassle, these slow cooker honey buffalo wings are just what you need!
29. Crock Pot Hamburger Soup
Hamburger Soup is a hearty meal that most people love. Try this Crock Pot Hamburger Soup recipe by Sugar n’ Spice Gals.
This soup has all the flavor of your favorite hamburger, but without having to stand over an oven or stovetop for hours cooking it! The ingredients are simple and easy to find in any grocery store, so you can enjoy this warm and comforting dish any time you want. Who wouldn’t love coming home on a cold winter day to a hot bowl of soup? You will be surprised at how quickly dinner is ready with this recipe! If you don’t have time to read through the directions now, simply print them out later when you’re done reading about the benefits
30. Pizza Casserole
Pizza Casserole is a family-friendly dish that is even better with leftovers.
It’s an easy way to make something new out of old favorites, and it tastes amazing. The key ingredient in this recipe are canned biscuit dough tubes, which are baked on the top of the casserole before you pour all your ingredients over them. This creates a thin crust that gets crispy and golden brown on the bottom while soaking up all those delicious flavors from below. When you cut into it, it will be oozing with cheese sauce, meatballs or sausage pieces, green peppers, onions and mushrooms – so good! The best part about this meal is how versatile it can be based on what you have lying
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