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16 slow cooker recipes that are perfect for you to try. Some are very simple, others might require a few different ingredients, but the method is the same.
One of the biggest issues adults have is planning their evening meals. It doesn’t matter if you are a parent and struggling to find time to make nutritious meals or just someone who has a committed job and works long hours. Whatever situation you find yourself in, there is nothing worse than getting to the end of a busy day and then having to figure out what you are going to make for your evening meal.
The truth is, wouldn’t it be great if you got home and your meal was already prepared and cooked for you? While the cooking fairies do not exist, although I think many of us wished they would, there is one kitchen appliance that can help you out. The slow cooker!
However, while many of us will have a slow cooker in our cupboards, the chances are you don’t use it as often as you should. The great thing about the slow cooker (or crock-pot) is you pop all of the ingredients into it in the morning, and then by the end of the day, your meal will be cooked. How great is that? The problem usually lies in figuring out what to cook there.
This is where I have you covered. I have found 16 slow cooker recipes that are perfect for you to try. Some are very simple, others might require a few different ingredients, but the method is the same. Pop them all into the slow cooker and let it do its thing. Without further ado, here are 16 slow cooker recipes that you have to try.
Easy and delicious slow cooker recipes
Turkey with No Fuss Gravy
Simplify turkey with this slow cooker turkey breast – it is unbelievably delicious and flavorful and so easy, even the gravy makes itself!
BBQ Pulled Pork
Looking for a simple a delicious BBQ Pulled Pork Recipe? Want a dinner recipe that is Slimming World Friendly? This easy dinner recipe is perfect for anyone who loves BBQ Pulled Pork.
Mac and Cheese
A very smooth and creamy mac and cheese recipe. If your family likes spice you may want to add some additional heat like red pepper flakes to your Crock Pot Mac n Cheese.
Crockpot Breakfast Casserole is the perfect way to wake up in the morning. Prep and start the night before and you can start your day off with a healthy guilt-free meal with very little effort. Suitable for Gluten-Free, Low Carb and Keto dieters.
Rosemary Whole Chicken
Make dinnertime less stressful and easier with this slow cooker whole chicken with rosemary recipe. You can feed the whole family with just 10 minutes of prep time. Not only that, but the mouthwatering rosemary scent will have your entire home smelling like an Italian bakery.
Honey Garlic Chicken
These Easy Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs are going to wow your family. Rich with slow-cooked savoury garlic, sweet honey, and a touch salty.
The sight of the Crock-Pot Tuscan Chicken sitting perfectly on a dinner plate makes your eyes take in all the lovely colours and creaminess that your taste buds are going to enjoy.
Keto Crack Chicken
Rich, creamy, and full of flavour, this Keto Instant Pot Crack Chicken Recipe is sure to be a favourite family dinner.
Sausage and Ravioli
Cheesy ravioli, slices of flavorful Italian sausage and delicious tomato sauce make this Slow Cooker Sausage and Ravioli the perfect meal for a busy weeknight. It’s easy to make. Simply toss all of the ingredients in the slow cooker, turn it on, and 4 hours later you have a complete meal!
Sausage and Peppers
Slow Cooker Sausage and Peppers is a classic Italian-American comfort food dish. I’ve added my own spin on it by cooking it in the crockpot!
Crockpot Corn Chowder is an easy, gluten-free and DELICIOUS soup! You’re going to love this potato corn chowder!
Green Beans, Sausage and Potato Dinner
For me this slow cooker recipe of green beans, sausage and potatoes is easy to fall back on as I can have everything chopped and in the slow cooker within 10 minutes and be out the door!
Tender bell peppers stuffed with an ultra flavorful filling. The slow cooker does ALL the work for you: no browning beef or boiling rice required!
Creamy Barbecue Pork
This creamy barbecue pork recipe takes only seconds to prepare in the crockpot and is a meal that even the pickiest eaters will love.
Slow Cooker Taco Soup is made with ground beef, black beans, and corn, slow-cooked in a Crock-Pot until it is packed full of southwest flavour.
Bacon Jalapeno Popper Dip
This creamy and spicy dip makes the perfect game day food!
So which one of the slow cooker recipes will you try first? Will it be the cheesy slow cooker mac and cheese? Or do you like the sound of the Pulled pork? There is such a great selection here that you will likely not be sure which one to go with first. Whichever one it is, I hope that this has inspired you to blow off the dust gathered on your slow cooker and start utilising much more frequently. They can certainly be a game-changer during the week and be very useful when it comes to meal planning and batch cooking.
A great tip would be to double up on the ingredients for some of these recipes and then freeze the leftovers ready for another evening. You will thank me later. I hope you have found the recipes inspiring and useful. Don’t forget to check out my other posts sharing great recipes.