Our 10 Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes of All Time

updated Nov 15, 2023
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We have quite a collection of slow cooker recipes on our site. We really just can’t get enough of the appliance’s versatility and ease. And while we’d have a tough time picking out our favorite recipes from the bunch, you, our readers, definitely have your favorites. These 10 slow cooker recipes are the most popular of all, and for good reason — they’re comforting crowd-pleasers that can easily go on repeat on the dinner roster.

Popular Slow Cooker Recipes

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Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala
Spooned over some steamed rice, this easy slow cooker tikka masala is about to make your busy days very happy indeed.
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Slow Cooker Brisket and Onions
The classic flavors of brisket you crave with the ease of the slow cooker. This recipe produces the most crowd-pleasing, tender pot of brisket you've made.
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Slow-Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowls
These chicken burrito bowls only require five minutes of hands-on prep time — the rest of the work is done by your slow cooker.
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Slow-Cooked Boeuf Bourguignon

This classic French stew is made a lot easier with help from the slow cooker. Serve it in shallow bowls over egg noodles or simply with crusty bread on the side.

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Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili
This is a hearty slow cooker chicken stew with white beans, Southwest spices like cumin and coriander, and a few cans of fire-roasted green chilis.
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Curried Vegetable and Chickpea Stew

This hearty stew is vegan, thanks to the use of coconut milk instead of cream to make it rich and creamy. It’s wonderful served on its own, or over couscous, Israeli couscous, or orzo pasta.

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Slow-Cooked Bolognese Sauce
A recipe for Italian Bolognese sauce that can be made in the slow cooker or on the stove.
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Slow-Cooker Barbacoa Beef

This recipe makes quite a lot — enough to fill 30 tacos — so it’s a great choice when you’re entertaining a crowd or simply want plenty of leftovers to enjoy in burritos or on top of nachos.

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Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas
Spicy, savory, and tender pork shoulder.
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Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup
A warm bowl of chicken enchilada soup, made in the slow cooker, tastes like you're eating an enchilada with a spoon.
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