Check out these delicious and healthy slow cooker meals you can make for easy weeknight dinners and meal prep.
You don’t need to spend hours in the kitchen prepping a million different vegetables or waiting for the meat to finish cooking to eat a balanced meal.
With slow cooker recipes, you can make incredible and ready-to-eat meals with basic pantry staples and minimal time in the kitchen. It’s an easy and effective way to avoid burnout and make tasty recipes that the family will enjoy.
Slow Cooker Recipes
Everyone should have a slow cooker in their kitchen. They’re the ultimate cooking tool for prepping ahead on days when you can’t be bothered to spend hours in the kitchen. Just toss your ingredients in the dish, set to cook, and dinner is made. Even better, you’ll come home to a house filled with delicious smells.
Not to mention, slow cooker recipes are incredibly versatile and make an easy way to use up those freezer and pantry staples for a party appetizer, soup, or high protein dinner. There’s definitely a recipe for you.
Slow Cooker Chicken Dinners
Chicken is the one ingredient almost everyone can agree on and the perfect fit for countless slow cooker recipes. Craving Mexican, Italian, or Asian take-out? The recipes below have got you covered.
This buffalo chicken baked sweet potato is a simple meal that will satisfy that craving for a healthy meal that is loaded with flavor!
Recipe: Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Lettuce Cups with Peanut Sauce
This recipe slow cooker Thai chicken recipe is the perfect blend of Asian-inspired flavors in a taco or lettuce cup. It’s a perfect recipe for lunch or dinner!
Recipe: Salsa Chicken Cauliflower Rice Bowls
Everything you love about rice bowls with none of the carbs, this low-carb Chicken burrito bowl makes one amazing lunch or dinner!
Recipe: Healthy Buffalo Chicken Power Bowls
These power-packed buffalo chicken bowls have it all with slow cooker Buffalo chicken, avocado, tomato, blue cheese, and homemade Ranch drizzles. They’re perfect to prep for school or the office.
Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan
A slow cooker version of a classic Italian dinner, this Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan is the ultimate easy comfort food.
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Slow Cooker Soups
Slow cooker soups are a lifesaver, and even better, the leftovers make epic thermos lunches.
Made with no beans, this Slow Cooker Chili Recipe is super hearty, kid-approved, and perfect for Paleo and Whole30 diets.
Recipe: Slow Cooker Parmesan Chicken Soup
This slow cooker chicken soup is a flavorful twist on the classic Chicken Parmesan made with pasta, chicken, and cheese in a delicious tomato broth. Double the recipe because you’re going to want seconds!
Recipe: Easy Pho at Home
The perfect comfort food, this easy Homemade Pho recipe brings all the flavors of your favorite take-out right to your own kitchen.
Recipe: Slow Cooker Lasagna Soup
Just like traditional lasagna, but with none of the work! This lasagna soup combines all the Italian flavors you love with the ease of a slow cooker recipe!
Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie Soup
Filled with traditional flavors and made in half the time, this Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie Soup is a lightened-up version of your favorite chicken pot pies.
Recipe: Mexican Bean and Vegetable Soup
This Mexican Bean and Vegetable Soup is hearty and full of flavor for a quick meal that can feed a crowd.
Recipe: Easy Slow Cooker Chicken and Noodle Soup
Ditch canned soup for good with this Easy Slow Cooker Chicken and Noodle Soup!
Recipe: Slow Cooker Loaded Baked Potato Soup
Hearty and robust, this Slow Cooker Loaded Baked Potato Soup is the easiest gluten-free meal prep ever – perfect for busy nights when you just don’t have time to cook.
Recipe: Slow Cooker Veggie Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Sticks
Delicious, simple, and totally satisfying, this Slow Cooker Veggie Tomato Soup is a healthy dinner your whole family will enjoy. Plus, it’s an easy way to get your kids to eat more veggies!
Slow Cooker Tacos
As if you needed another reason to eat tacos. These recipes can be prepped ahead and assembled come dinner time, so Taco Tuesday stays easy and always delicious.
Smoky tender pork with a crunchy, tangy slaw will have you coming back for seconds with this Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Taco recipe.
Recipe: Easy Crock-Pot Chicken Tacos
Made with just two ingredients and super easy, this Easy Crockpot Chicken Tacos recipe gives you tender, juicy chicken every time.
Recipe: Pork Carnitas Lettuce Cups
Taco Tuesday just got an upgrade with these Pork Carnitas Lettuce Cups! Light, crunchy, and delicious, they’re an epic low-carb recipe.
Recipe: Asian Thai Rib Tacos
Made with baby back ribs cooked down to perfection, a sweet and spicy Thai sauce, and crunchy slaw wrapped in a warm tortilla, these Asian Thai Rib Tacos are seriously drool-worthy.
Recipe: Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas
These Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas taste just like your restaurant favorites and are a super versatile meal prep recipe you can enjoy all week long.
Recipe Basics in the Slow Cooker
Easily adaptable, these slow cooker meal basics can be made to fit any dietary needs for the easiest meal prep ever, whether it’s low-carb, vegetarian, or Whole30 approved.
Recipe: Sweet and Sour Turkey Meatball Recipe
Made with a secret ingredient, these Sweet and Sour Turkey Meatballs are a crowd-pleasing easy meal prep recipe.
Recipe: Asian Beef and Broccoli Bowls
Made with real ingredients and full of nutrients, these Asian Beef and Broccoli Bowls are the best budget-friendly alternative to your favorite take-out dinner.
Recipe: How to Cook Dry Bean
Don’t be intimidated by dry beans! This slow cooker method will give you soft, flavorful results every time.
Recipe: How to Cook Ground Beef in a Crockpot
Thanks to the slow cooker, you can now cook ground beef without beef splatters or watching the stove. Once cooked, this recipe is perfect for tacos, nachos, spaghetti, and more!
Recipe: Homemade Velveeta Cheese Sauce
Looking for a healthier version of boxed cheese? This Homemade Velveeta Cheese Recipe performs like the real thing and tastes delicious!
Recipe: Crockpot Tomato Sauce
This simple crockpot tomato sauce is easy to prepare and great for pizza, pasta, calzones, and more! No peeling or seeding is required.
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