Our 12 Best Slow Cooker Pasta Recipes
Pasta can be a quick weeknight meal, but if you're wanting a rich, slow-cooked sauce or cuts of meat that have simmered until incredibly tender, you'll have to invest quite a bit more time. Get the best of both worlds, an easy family-friendly dinner and a satisfying dish, by cooking your pasta in the slow cooker. Start a batch of lasagna, macaroni and cheese, or even chicken Alfredo in the morning, and gather around a delicious dinner in the evening by using one of our dozen recipes.
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Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Tetrazzini
Creamy sauce, tender mushrooms, and hearty chicken, what's not to love?
Smoked Paprika Goulash for the Slow Cooker
"This was one of the best crockpot dishes I've ever had the pleasure of making, as well as eating!" says user mek48.
Slow Cooker Vegetarian Minestrone
This soup is a stick-to-your-ribs vegetarian dish that features veggies, beans, and (of course) pasta.
Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese
You'll never pick up another box of macaroni after trying this ultra creamy and rich recipe.
Randy's Slow Cooker Ravioli Lasagna
"Yummy! Followed the recipe and it turned out fantastic," says reviewer janewise.
Slow Cooker Italian Chicken Alfredo
"Going to have to agree with everyone here and say the sauce was the real show stopper," says user lucyford. "Creamy and so full of flavor."
Best Italian Sausage Soup
Chicken Chile Spaghetti
Cheesy Italian Tortellini
Simply sauté some sausage and ground beef before combining everything in the slow cooker to create an irresistible Italian dinner. For extra veggies, you can add an onion and some bell peppers to the pan while you brown the meat.
South-of-the-Border Mac and Cheese
This dressed up version of macaroni and cheese gets a little bite from the addition of greens chiles and chili powder.