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35 Delectable Slow Cooker Recipes That Are So Easy To Make!

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As somebody who works full time and spends full time hours working on my blog, I know how difficult it can be to eat wholesome home cooked meals every night 🤦🏻‍♀️

If you’re a busy parent, work full time or have any other commitments that keep you super busy or out of the house completely during the day, then you probably know that feeling too!

That’s why slow cooker recipes are a godsend if you still want to eat homemade meals despite your busy schedule 🍽

I’ve taken all the hard work out of hunting the internet for the most delicious and affordable crockpot recipes. I hope that you can find plenty of inspiration from this post and make sure to let me know which recipe was your favourite in the comments below! 📝

For even more recipe suggestions, make sure you check out 30 Super Cheap Meatless Recipes Your Family Needs To Try and 35 Delectable Slow Cooker Recipes You HAVE To Try.

35 Super Tasty Slow Cooker Meal Ideas

Cilantro Lime Chicken Taco's

Cilantro Lime Chicken Taco’s

These Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos by Belle Of The Kitchen are so delicious and simple to make!

A five ingredient dump-and-go meal that takes minutes to prepare and cooks all day in the slow cooker!

Cheesy Chicken Penne

Cheesy Chicken Penne

This Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken Penne by The Magical Slow Cooker has features of mac and cheese but with chicken added too!

A great meal to come home to that the entire family will enjoy.

Slow Cooker Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Chicken

Slow Cooker Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Chicken

Slow Cooker Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Chicken by Chef In Training.

A delicious and creamy chicken recipe that is loaded with amazing flavor! The sun dried tomatoes and basil truly make this meal outstanding!

Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki

Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki

This no fuss simple crockpot recipe by Damn Delicious is perfect for the family midweek.

Prep before work and leave to cook all day for super tender chicken that just falls apart on your plate! 😍

Baked Spaghetti & Sauce

Baked Spaghetti & Sauce

Make a decadent pasta dish in your slow cooker with this recipe from The Magical Slow Cooker.

Baked spaghetti has a slow-simmered beef sauce layered with pasta and a cream cheese mozzarella layer.

Indian Butter Chicken

Indian Butter Chicken

Slow cooker Indian butter chicken recipe from Family Kitchen.

Made wіth spіces you already have in your cabіnet wіth all the creamy deep flavors you’d expect from your favorіte restaurant.

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

These Slow Cooker Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps by Cooking Classy are so simple to put together and make such a delicious and healthy weeknight dinner.

These wraps are so easy to adapt and can be topped with your favorite sauces, dips and veggies.

Smoked Sausage & Hash Brown Casserole

Smoked Sausage & Hash Brown Casserole

Warm hash brown casserole with smoked sausage by Lauren’s Latest.

It’s easy, simple, and super delicious – plus, this will only take you ten minutes to prep as you can just toss some no-prep-needed ingredients into your crockpot, and hey presto!

South Western Chicken Taco's

South Western Chicken Taco’s

This is a real “dump and go” slow cooker recipe by Savory Nothings that you and your family are totally going to love!

I know you’re going to try this one once before adding it to your weekly meal plan!

Crock Pot Brown Sugar Pineapple Ham

Crock Pot Brown Sugar Pineapple Ham

This recipe from My Incredible Recipes is guaranteed to become a family favourite for the holiday season!

It’s also perfect for when you want to treat your loved ones to something hearty for a special family occasion meal!

Slow Cooker Braised Short Ribs

Slow Cooker Braised Short Ribs

Those meat loving carnivores who are reading are going to devour these braised ribs by Big Bears Wife.

Crumbly meat that falls off the bone ✅

Tasty, flavoursome sauce ✅

Quick and easy to prepare ✅

… what else could you possibly ask for?!

Sweet Potato & Vegetable Stew

Sweet Potato & Vegetable Stew

A delicious, hearty, and healthy sweet potato stew made in the crockpot by Chelsea’s Messy Apron.

This stew is packed with sweet potatoes, carrots, celery, corn, tomatoes, beef, and plenty of seasoning!

Shrimp & Sausage Boil

Shrimp & Sausage Boil

This simple shrimp and sausage boil recipe by Damn Delicious is… well… DAMN DELICIOUS!

Red potatoes, andouille sausage, shrimp, corn, Old Bay. A classic shrimp boil made without any of the fuss right in your crockpot!

Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff

A fast and easy beef stroganoff that takes just a few minutes of prep work for a fantastic, hearty, family friendly meal by Eazy Peazy Mealz.

Orange Chicken

Orange Chicken

This sticky chicken recipe by Kitch Me Now is not only weight watchers approved, its packed full of interesting flavours and is the perfect balance of sweet and savory!

Chicken Parmesan Casserole

Chicken Parmesan Casserole

This slow cooker version of popular classic chicken parmesan by Lauren Greutman is a brilliant twist on a classic dish!

Perfect for children, this’ll deffo be a regular choice for many families!

Honey Garlic Chicken

Honey Garlic Chicken

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken by Spend With Pennies is a delicious and easy meal that my whole family loves! 

Tender chicken cooked in a sweet and sticky sauce is perfect served over fluffy rice!

Thanksgiving Honey Ham

Thanksgiving Honey Ham

This recipe from The Kitchn is guaranteed to become a family favourite for the holiday season!

It’s also perfect for when you want to treat your loved ones to something hearty for a special family occasion meal!

Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

Bacon? Cheeseburger? Soup?!

Yep – you heard correct!

This recipe by Life in the Lofthouse is loaded with potatoes, ground beef, cheese and of course bacon! This amazing soup is full of flavor and every soup lovers dream! 

Easy Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef

Easy Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef

This method by The Chunky Chef is the easiest way you can make a Mongolian beef!

The beef gets meltingly tender in the slow cooker and the sauce becomes incredibly silky, with great spicy/sweet flavors!

Chicken & Mushroom Marsala

Chicken & Mushroom Marsala

Creamy, delicious, mushroom studded Chicken Marsala prepared in the slow cooker by Diethood!

This surprisingly easy recipe results in a restaurant quality dish made right in your own kitchen.

Fancy enough for company, but also a wonderful recipe for any night of the week.

Thai Peanut Chicken

Thai Peanut Chicken

Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken by The Recipe Critic is a creamy, peanut flavor infused chicken that is served over thick, rich noodles.

Easy to make in just a couple steps adding all the ingredients together letting the slow cooker do the work for you!

Enjoy the smells that will fill your home while cooking during the day

BBQ Pulled Pork

BBQ Pulled Pork

This Crockpot Pulled Pork by Lauren Greutman lets you just toss all of the ingredients in, no pre-cooking required.

Push a button and then walk away.

Slow-Cooker Sticky Thai Meatballs

Slow-Cooker Sticky Thai Meatballs

This recipe by Serious Eats requires a little more prep before you leave the crockpot to work it’s magic, but it’s totally worth it!

Impress your guests with this restaurant quality dish straight from your kitchen!

Creamy Mashed Potato

Creamy Mashed Potato

The BEST slow cooker mashed potatoes infused with garlic and made extra creamy thanks to a hint of sour cream or greek yogurt.

This healthy, lightened up recipe by Ambitious Kitchen will be your family’s new favorite mashed potato recipe!

Honey Garlic Chicken

Honey Garlic Chicken

This Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken by Tip Buzz has succulent chicken thighs and vegetables in a sticky honey garlic sauce.

It’s an easy crockpot chicken recipe with 15 minutes of prep before the slow cooker does all the work.

Sloppy Joes Burgers

Sloppy Joes Burgers

Slow Cooker Sloppy Joe’s by Center Cut Cook are made right in the crock pot with ground beef, ketchup, a little brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, and a few other ingredients that you already have on hand.

It is easy, saucy, and can be made with turkey as well for a healthy alternative to the ground beef.

Sticky BBQ Ribs

Sticky BBQ Ribs

Crock Pot Ribs by Spend With Pennies come out melt in your mouth tender and so full of flavor.

They’re perfect for busy weeknights or easy weekend dinners with the slow cooker tenderizing in baby back ribs.

A quick brush of bbq sauce and a flash grill (or broil) finishes these off beautifully!

Sweet & Sour Pork

Sweet & Sour Pork

Another recipe that you can use to impress your loved ones with a takeaway style dinner straight from your kitchen – without ANY added nasties!

Satay Beef Stew

Satay Beef Stew

If you love satay, then you need to give this gluten free slow cooker satay beef by Slow Cooking Perfected a try.

It is packed full of flavor and guaranteed to please even the fussiest of eaters.

Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Peppers

Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Peppers

Utilize leftovers and clean out the fridge by making these super simple and tasty stuffed peppers!

This is an ideal weekend meal or one you can put together quickly so you can run errands while it cook.

Enjoy as a snack, as a solo main dish or serve with rice for something more filling.

bacon mac and cheese

Bacon Mac & Cheese

I’ve got to finish off this post with a fan favourite – mac and cheese!

Simple but totally satisfying, and the bacon adds some extra smokey flavoring to give this crowd-pleaser its own identity!

To Finish Off..

I really hope you enjoyed looking through these recipes and you’ve been totally inspired to cook some delicious hearty meals for you and your family.

Make sure to go and show the original creators some love and check back here soon for more lifestyle tips and advice!

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