Even in the midst of a bustling life, there’s no need for your dinners to suffer. The slow cooker proves to be a lifesaver during those chaotic weeknights. These slow cooker dinners are designed to streamline your cooking process, delivering scrumptious meals that your family will eagerly savor. Let your slow cooker shoulder the workload, granting you extra time to relax and unwind at the close of your hectic day.
Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup
This Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup is packed with spicy Mexican flavors. It’s super easy to prepare on a weeknight or on the weekend for a football watching crowd.
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Slow Cooker Balsamic Pork
This Slow Cooker Balsamic Pork will be a hit with your family, I promise. It takes a little bit of extra effort at the end to brown it in the oven but those crispy, sweet bits on top are worth it.
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Slow Cooker Barbecue Pork
This easy Slow Cooker Barbecue Pork recipe is a no-fuss and no-prep recipe perfect for busy weeknights and summer potlucks. Toss 3 common ingredients into your slow cooker in the morning for a flavorful meal in the evening that the whole family will love.
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Slow Cooker Chicken with Olives and Peppers
Slow Cooker Chicken with Olives and Peppers is a set it and forget it weeknight dinner the whole family will love. The chicken gets so tender and the sauce is full of salty flavor from the olives.
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Slow Cooker Greek Chicken Gyros with Homemade Tzatziki Sauce
Transform your taste buds with these mouth-watering slow cooker Greek chicken gyros, paired with a homemade tzatziki sauce that will have you licking your plate clean!
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Slow Cooker Corned Beef Hash Au Gratin
A cabbage side dish and pint of Guinness or shamrock shake are optional but possible additions to this crockpot cheesy corned beef and potatoes. Make this and enjoy all the elements of St. Patrick’s Day but with a brand new spin on the classic corned beef dish!
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Slow Cooker Kielbasa, Cabbage and Potatoes
Slow cooker kielbasa, cabbage and potatoes is a hearty, warming dish that’s perfect for a chilly evening. Comfort food like this ‘stick-to-your-ribs’ dish pair slow cooker sausage and cabbage with potatoes for a delicious evening meal. You can combine this slow cooked cabbage with either kielbasa, bratwurst or sausage for a tasty dinner.
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Slow Cooker Dairy Free Butter Chicken with Cauliflower Rice
This slow cooker butter chicken is one of my favorites and I think you will just LOVE this slow cooker dairy free butter chicken with cauliflower rice. If you are looking for an easy slow cooker recipe or a chicken curry recipe, this is one to try!
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Slow Cooker Whole Chicken With Rosemary
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.
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Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak
Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak is a delicious and hearty meal that is full of flavor. You’ll love this delicious meal and your family will devour it!
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Slow Cooker Crack Chicken
Slow Cooker Crack Chicken is one of my favorite, easy, and addictive recipes. Filled with chicken, cheese, bacon, and all of the yummy things that make your palate do a happy dance.
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Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken
Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken is made with ease! This dump and go recipe is quick, easy, and fully of amazing flavors.
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Slow Cooker Pot Roast
This is literally the best damn slow cooker pot roast recipe ever! An easy, delicious, economical meal for your family any night of the week!
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4-Ingredient Crockpot Chicken and Gravy with Noodles
This crockpot chicken and gravy recipe is a great choice for weeknights when you want something comforting, filling, and delicious – without a lot of prep time to make it happen. It’s a simple recipe with juicy chicken with the perfect texture in a savory sauce served over tender egg noodles.
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Easy Crockpot Chicken and Salsa
This EASY chicken with salsa in the crockpot makes the best protein base and then can be turned into so many simple dinners or be used for meal prep meals. It’s made with just a handful of ingredients and can be prepped in 2 minutes.
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Pulled Beef in the Slow Cooker
Learn how to make pulled beef in the slow cooker! It takes just 10 minutes to prep and after slow cooking, you’ll be left with flavorful, tender, and totally delicious shredded beef. This slow cooker shredded beef is a blank canvas and you have so many options for ways to turn it into multiple meals.
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Moroccan Slow Cooker Bean Stew
This Moroccan Slow Cooker Bean Stew, also called Loubia is the ultimate comfort food full of flavor. Made with Cannellini Beans, tomatoes and spices, these slow cooker white beans recipe are sure to warm you up on a chilly fall or winter night.
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Slow Cooker Vegan Tikka Masala
Slow Cooker Vegan Tikka Masala! This slow cooker meal is SO good and perfect for healthy weeknight dinners. If you love Indian food, then you’ll love this simple chickpea tikka masala.
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Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup
Looking for a simple butternut squash soup recipe? This butternut squash slow cooker soup is perfect for Autumn! Squash, apples, onion, carrots simmered for hours then pureed with creamy coconut milk.
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Slow Cooker Cuban Inspired Brisket with Sazon and Chiles
Inspired by the Cuban dish, ropa vieja, this recipe for slow cooker Cuban brisket is seasoned with bold flavors of sazon spice and slow cooked with fresh sofrito and poblano peppers.
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Slow Cooker Brisket with Red Wine and Onions
Clean out the pantry with this slow cooker brisket, including flavors of red wine, onion flakes and paprika.
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Slow Cooker Chicken Stew
This delicious Slow Cooker Chicken Stew is the ultimate cold weather comfort food! Chicken thighs, carrots, and potatoes all come together in the slow cooker before transforming into a creamy, dairy free, and gluten free meal.
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Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos
Easy dinners look like these Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos! This recipe features chicken breasts, jarred salsa and a variety of spices for quick and flavorful tacos that can easily be customized to your liking.
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Slow Cooker Jambalaya Stew
Slow Cooker Jambalaya Stew with juicy chunks of chicken, smoked sausage, and shrimp cook low and slow in traditional, flavorful seasoning and spices for an easy one-pot meal. Top your next bowl of Slow Cooker Jambalaya with a fried egg for a truly impressive, and equally easy, meal loved by the whole family.
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Slow-Cooker Sticky Chicken Wings
This slow cooker sticky chicken wings recipe is made by rubbing chicken wings with homemade sticky sauce made with ginger, soy sauce, brown sugar, and garlic, cooked in the slow cooker and finished in the oven under the boiler. A healthier alternative to fried sticky chicken wings without sacrificing taste or flavor.
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Karen Kelly, a food and travel writer, is the founder of Seasonal Cravings. She is also a health coach certified by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the AP Wire and MSN.