Slow cooked food is especially tender, rich in flavor and very easy to prepare. Although it usually takes several hours to cook due to the process, its set-and-forget nature is quite appealing. Indeed, a dinner prepared in a crock pot is a delight that will never go unappreciated.
Today, we’d like to offer you our top picks for the best slow cooker recipes, and all of them are worth trying at least once. We can guarantee you that some of them will become your favorites too. Get that slow cooker ready and let’s get cooking!
Slow Cooker Garlic Parmesan Chicken Potatoes
The combination of garlic, Parmesan cheese and chicken with potatoes on a side is a winning combination no matter how you cook it. But slow cooked, this meal becomes simply perfect. There’s no way you’ll get chicken so tender and potatoes so crisp otherwise.
Slow Cooker Basil Chicken in Coconut Curry Sauce
We bet you’ve never thought of cooking curry in a crock pot – usually, it’s not the kind of dish you’d make this way. But you’ll have to trust us when we say that it’s the perfect way to do it. Try this super tender chicken in a coconut curry sauce.
Slow Cooker Red Beans & Rice
When we say slow cooking is easy, this recipe is what we mean. Just put all ingredients into your crockpot in the morning and let your dinner practically cook itself. It’s that easy and oh so delicious.
Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl
Whether you serve this dish in a bowl or wrapped in a tortilla for homemade burritos, it’s an especially delicious, tender and rich in flavor version of your favorite Mexican food. Try it and you’ll see.
Slow Cooker Hawaiian Chicken
This chicken has a sweet, smoky flavor, and it’s tender to perfection. It will go incredibly well in a burger which you’ll enjoy every time.
Slow Cooker Korean Beef
You’ll get the most tender and delicious beef when slow cooked and this Korean recipe makes it even better. Rich in flavor, it melts in your mouth – it will be the best beef you’ve ever had.
Crock Pot Baked Potatoes
You should try these potatoes baked in a crock pot. The taste is very different (much better, if you will) and it’s so much easier with no clean up (baking in foil) afterward.
Slow Cooker Cranberry Apple Cider
Yes, you can make cider in a crock pot and it’s an absolutely delicious recipe to try. It’s perfect for any occasion or party.
Slow Cooker Stuffed Shells with Spinach
Yes, you can cook pasta in a crock pot and as everything slow cooked it is absolutely delicious. Try pasta shells stuffed with spinach.
Slow Cooker Italian Red Wine Roast Beef
If you like beef, here’s another treat for you. The taste is amazing in this flavor rich and absolutely tender meat slow-cooked in red wine.
Slow Cooker Potato Soup
You can, of course, make soups in a crock pot and they turn out especially creamy. This potato soup is a great example of that and it’s a true delight.
Slow Cooker Chicken Alfredo Tortellini
It may very well be a recipe created on the go but it sure is delicious as anything slow cooked is. Make the extra tender chicken in Alfredo sauce and top it off with three-cheese tortellini.
Slow Cooker Banana French Toast
Slow cooked French toast? We’ll take it! It is a delicious breakfast or brunch that you’ll really enjoy having on special occasions.
Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken
If you like Asian food and you want extra tender, juicy and flavor-rich Thai chicken, you have to try this recipe. It makes the most of slow cooking.
Slow Cooker Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken
You will enjoy the creamy texture that only slow cooking can produce with this recipe. Sun-dried tomatoes and basil make a winning combination that you must experience.
Crock Pot Beef Stroganoff
A simple recipe but one that makes a fantastic beef stroganoff. It’s easy to prep and you can let your crock pot do the rest.
Slow Cooker Butter Chicken
This Indian butter chicken is one that you’ll definitely enjoy. Set the slow cooker on low before leaving for work and come back to a ready-made fantastic dinner.
Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken
We all know how cilantro and lime make a winning combination. And if you prepare chicken in a crockpot, this combination of rich flavors and the extra tender meat becomes even better.
Slow Cooker Baked Spaghetti
We hope that we don’t have to convince you how slow cooked spaghetti is better than the regular dish. Try this recipe and you’ll see.
Slow Cooker Chicken and Corn Chowder
Let’s try this delicious chicken and corn chowder which is extra creamy when made in a crockpot. And it’s so much easier to make than the regular chowder.