Slow Cooker Side Dish Recipes

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Slow Cooker Pizza Potatoes

Rating: 4 stars
24
This is so good and easy! Especially great for those wanting gluten free recipes, as potatoes take the place of pizza dough. My family loves it!

Slow Cooker Green Beans and Potatoes

Rating: 4.25 stars
8
This easy dish is one of our favorite summertime meals, fresh green beans and potatoes thrown in a slow cooker!

Felicia's Slow Cooker Black Beans

Rating: 4.57 stars
7
My best friend gave me her recipe for Cuban-style black beans. I made minor tweaks to make them in the slow cooker. Serve with white rice for an authentic Cuban meal.

Delectable Slow Cooker Grits

Rating: 5 stars
2
This is my favorite way to make grits. So simple! Just a little prep work and then let the slow cooker turn your grits into a delicious, smooth base for any dish. Season as you wish with cheese, bacon, chives, pepper, etc.

Slow Cooker Spaghetti Squash

Rating: 4.49 stars
77
If you're looking for a healthy alternative to noodles for spaghetti, spaghetti squash is a delicious alternative. This also makes for a delicious side. Serve with spaghetti sauce or season with salt and pepper.

Mother Earth's Baked Beans

Rating: 4.56 stars
16
Slow-cooked richness in a fast-paced world, this hearty recipe is sure to add comfort and satisfy the largest of appetites. You'd swear it was almost homemade.

Grandpa's Classic Coney Sauce

Rating: 4.25 stars
510
My Grandfather owned a drive-in restaurant back in the 1950's. This is his exact recipe for Coney Dogs from back in the day. I make this on special occasions and it is always hit with friends and family. Enjoy.

Spiced Slow Cooker Applesauce

Rating: 4.6 stars
422
This easy and delicious spiced applesauce slow cooks to perfection. My kids and I came up with this recipe one fall weekend. It's a family favorite.

Slow Cooker Spanish Rice

Rating: 4.17 stars
12
Easy, quick Spanish rice in a slow cooker.

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes and Cauliflower

Rating: 4.09 stars
34
We couldn't find a mashed potato and cauliflower in the slow cooker recipe, so we combined several recipes into this one.

Slow Cooker Beet Green Risotto

Rating: 3 stars
1
A great way to use beet greens in a risotto, without all the stirring! Thanks to 'A Veggie Venture' and 'Desperation Dinners' for the two recipes that inspired me!

Becca's Barbequed Beans

Rating: 4.45 stars
22
This is a great side dish for barbeque suppers. You can bake it in the oven or use the slow cooker like I do!
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Inspiration and Ideas

15 Great Slow Cooker Side Dishes
Want your summer cookouts to be fun and relaxing? Let your slow cooker handle the side dishes that go along with whatever's going onto the grill.
Betty's 3-Bean Hot Dish
Rating: Unrated
17
"My new 'go to' bean recipe. It has more of a BBQ flavor." – Dee Grimsey

Grandpa's Classic Coney Sauce

Rating: 4.25 stars
510

My Grandfather owned a drive-in restaurant back in the 1950's. This is his exact recipe for Coney Dogs from back in the day. I make this on special occasions and it is always hit with friends and family. Enjoy.