8 Slow Cooker Recipes That Deliver 5-Star Flavor

Low and slow is the way to go!

Your slow cooker is the secret to making amazing dishes for everything from weeknight dinners to special occasion feasts. Check out the video up top and scroll down to find 5-star favorites including pork roast and prime rib, French onion soup, cabbage rolls, and an indulgent chocolate dessert for a crowd.

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Slow Cooker Pork Loin Roast with Brown Sugar and Sweet Potatoes

Slow Cooker Pork Loin Roast with Brown Sugar and Sweet Potatoes

This sweet and savory pork loin comes together so easily in your slow cooker. Cooked atop of bed of brown sugar, butter, and sweet potatoes, this 5-star recipe is simple enough for weeknights and nice enough for company.

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Slow Cooker French Onion Soup

How to Make Slow Cooker French Onion Soup

This MyRecipes take on classic French onion soup is so easy and delicious, you might never return to your stovetop ways. The slow cooker takes care of caramelizing onions the onions (no more endless stirring) and then all you do is add beef stock, ladle the soup into ramekins, top with slices of baguette and cheese, and toast it under the broiler.

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Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup

Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup

This traditional vegetable soup gets a little extra oomph from easy homemade noodle-like dumplings. Using all plant-based ingredients, it's vegan-friendly as well.

04 of 08

Best Crockpot Macaroni-And-Cheese

Best Crockpot Slow Cooker Macaroni And Cheese

Craving ooey-gooey homemade mac-and-cheese, but lacking oven space? Try this ultra-simple 8-ingredient side dish from MyRecipes that harnesses the power of your trusty slow cooker.

05 of 08

Grandma's Hungarian Stuffed Cabbage Slow Cooker Variation

Grandma's Hungarian Stuffed Cabbage Slow Cooker Variation

Use your slow cooker to make easy stuffed cabbage. Be sure to reserve some of the cabbage water for flavorful simmering in later steps. This old-fashioned recipe is pure comfort food.

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Slow Cooker Prime Rib

How to Make Slow Cooker Prime Rib

Here's that super tasty holiday dinner recipe you've been looking for from MyRecipes. In addition to adding loads of flavor, the seasoning and overnight chill in the fridge makes for a mouthwatering crust once the roast is seared and put in the slow cooker.

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Slow Cooker Lava Cake

How to Make Slow Cooker Lava Cake

This no-fuss MyRecipes lava cake is comfort dessert at its finest. It's dangerously good, with a perfectly cooked cake topping and a simple, but satisfying "lava" made from instant pudding.

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Slow Cooker Shrimp Boil

How to Make Slow Cooker Shrimp Boil

With a simple ingredient list and a largely hands-off cooking method, this easy seafood boil from MyRecipes is a perfect recipe for casual warm weather entertaining or as a low-effort meal to make at the rental house during a beach vacation.


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