50+ Easy Slow Cooker Recipes

Nothing beats a fix it and forget it slow cooker recipe. From flavorful slow cooker recipes with chicken, to healthy crockpot recipes, we’ve got all the best weeknight meals ready for you!

Whether you’re looking for a classic comfort food, or something unique, this list is for you! There’s truly no better feeling than to come home from work and know that dinner is ready!

Tried and true recipes, from my favorite Slow Cooker French Dip to easy Crockpot Enchiladas, you’ll find something to love!

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Why Make Slow Cooker Meals

If you’re new to the slow cooker, here’s something you should know!

  • Easy. Crockpot recipes are usually very easy. Our Mississippi Pot Roast takes two minutes to prep. That’s it!
  • Easy Cleanup. Your evening routine just got easier with just ONE dish to clean. No messy pots and pans to worry about when you’re making our Slow Cooker Italian Beef (and others)!
  • Flavorful. Allowing the flavors to meld together for hours creates a truly delicious meal, like our pork ragu!

Tips and Tricks for Slow Cooking

  • Tools. First you’ll need to choose your favorite slow cooker. We love this one on Amazon. Affordable and has a locking lid which is great if you’re taking dinner on the run!
  • Slow Cooker Recipes with Chicken. We love putting chicken in our crockpot, but for best flavor, boneless chicken thighs have the juiciest flavor! You’ll agree after one bite of our chicken enchilada chili. Chicken on the bone works great too.
  • Ground Beef recipes. For most recipes, we brown our ground beef before adding to the slow cooker. But, for our taco meat, you’ll love that you can toss your raw meat in, let the flavors mingle while it cooks, and then mix it all up right before serving.
  • Dairy. We typically wait to stir in dairy right before serving. Whether it be heavy cream or greek yogurt to thicken up soups and sauces.

Weeknight Crockpot Meals

Ready to start? Scroll down and find your favorite dinner recipes to make this week! You can even end on a sweet note with our slow cooker apple cake!

50+ Easy Slow Cooker Recipes

Nothing beats a fix it and forget it slow cooker recipe. From flavorful slow cooker recipes with chicken, to healthy crockpot recipes, we've got all the best weeknight meals ready for you!

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About Aimee

Aimee is a dessert lover (specifically rice krispie treats), workout enthusiast, self-taught foodie, and recipe creator.

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Posted on March 5, 2022

Comments & Reviews

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  2. Funny how recipes become “ethnic” if an ingredient is added…anything with pineapple becomes “Hawaiian”, anything with oregano becomes “Italian”, anything with taco seasoning becomes “Mexican”, anything with soy sauce becomes “Asian”, and anything slapped between two buns is American. LOL!

  3. Aimee, Thank you so much for including me in this round up! I’m getting a lot of traffic from it! I’m going to pin this to one of my most active pinboards in hopes of returning the favor! 🙂

  4. This is going to come in handy this winter. I love slow cookers so much I somehow have managed to accumulate 5 of them. Long story.

    Thanks so much for including my Lasagna Soup.

  5. These all look amazing girl! I’m definitely bookmarking some of these for those crazy busy nights! Thanks for sharing : )

  6. I do not use my slow cooker often enough. So many great ideas that I had to pin for later in this post!! Thanks for including me in the round up too!

  7. So many great ideas, I love cooking from the slow cooker. Saying hello from a fellow Ohio blogger!

  8. And now I’m hungry! Wow! Everything looks amazing… I suddenly feel the need to turn on the crock pot! 🙂
    Thank you SO much for including me!!

  9. Oh wow, what an awesome group of recipes to have in one place! Thanks for including my Slow Cooker Green Chicken Chile!!!

  10. Great roundup, Aimee! Perfect for the busy back-to-school season. Thanks for including my Aloha Chili!

  11. Great collection! I am pinning this so I can easily come back again and again. Thanks for including my Cranberry Chicken!

  12. Great compilation! I’m always looking for mroe ways to use my slow cooker so I’ll have to take a closer look.

  13. I really need to use my crock pot more–thanks for the reminder! Pinning this collection!

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