Every Single Slow Cooker Recipe You Could Ever Need
The slow cooker is the MVP of all my kitchen appliances. No matter the season, time of day, or your schedule, there is almost nothing your slow cooker can’t do. Whether you need a recipe that cooks all day, or drop dinners that don’t require any prep and practically cook themselves, or quicker-cooking meals that simply don’t require your attention at the stove, the slow cooker has your back. But that only scratches the surface of what this ultra-handy appliance can do for you.
Easy Dump-and-Go Slow Cooker Recipes
Meet some of the easiest slow cooker recipes you’ll ever make. Aside from maybe chopping an onion or measuring out some broth, these meals require virtually no prep work. Like the name suggests, you’ll dump all the ingredients into the slow cooker and come back when dinner’s ready.
Easy Slow Cooker Soups
Consider the slow cooker for making a rich, full-flavored soup without standing over the stove all afternoon.
Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes
Did you know that your slow cooker is also a whiz at making meat-free mains and sides? Everything from veggie casseroles (hi, pot pie!) to burrito bowls to French-inspired vegetable stew.
Slow Cooker Chicken
It doesn’t matter whether you have a pack of lean chicken breast, meaty bone-in thighs, or the whole bird — we’ve got a lot of great ideas on the best ways to turn it into dinner.
Slow Cooker Beef
Brisket, beef stew, braised short ribs — all of these meaty mains benefit from a stint in the slow cooker.
Slow Cooker Pork
The slow cooker is one of the easiest ways we know to transform a big, tough pork shoulder into saucy pulled pork or richly flavored curry. It makes for a totally foolproof and juicy pork loin roast, and even pork chops.
Slow Cooker Chili
When you’re craving a really good batch of chili, pull out your slow cooker. A low, slow simmer means it will be packed with flavor and you won’t be stirring a pot on the back of the stove all afternoon.
Slow Cooker Breakfasts
The slow cooker also happens to be one our favorite tools to make hot breakfasts a reality on weekday mornings.
Slow Cooker Desserts
Please don’t forget that your slow cooker also has the ability to turn out some totally irresistible desserts, from impossibly creamy cheesecake to fruit crisps and cobblers that won’t heat up the kitchen.