Slow Cooker Recipes

Find top-rated slow cooker recipes for chicken, pork, sandwich fillings, pot roasts, chili, stews, and more.

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Potato Soup

Slow Cooker Vegan Leek and Potato Soup

Rating: Unrated
A hearty soup without animal products but still full of rich flavor. Sauteing before slow cooking brings out the flavor of seemingly simple ingredients.
Italian Recipes

Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Rating: Unrated
These slow cooker turkey meatballs in tomato sauce are a great alternative to traditional beef meatballs. Can be served over pasta or make meatball sandwiches with sauteed onions and peppers with melted Italian cheese over the top. Fantastic!
Cabbage Rolls

Grandma's Hungarian Stuffed Cabbage, Slow Cooker Variation

Rating: Unrated
This is a recipe passed down from my great-grandmother, with a few shortcuts she approved of.
Beef Chili

Slow-Cooked Stew Meat Chili

Rating: Unrated
This hearty chili is truly a snap to prepare. After browning the beef and stirring in the spices to give them a slightly toasted flavor, you simply toss everything into a slow cooker and let the mixture simmer all day. Garnish with sour cream, chopped fresh parsley, and chopped red onion.

Creamy Slow Cooker Steel-Cut Oats

Rating: Unrated
Wake up to a delicious and filling breakfast of creamy steel-cut oats, cooked in the slow cooker with cinnamon, brown sugar, and raisins.
Chicken Stock

Slow Cooker Chicken Bone Broth

Rating: Unrated
This slow-cooked bone broth uses roasted bones and unpeeled veggies, which produces a much deeper flavor and darker color. For a lighter-colored broth, omit the roasting step and use peeled veggies. The longer this simmers, the richer it gets, however don't go longer than 48 hours as the flavor can turn bitter. Make sure about half your bones are collagen-rich, such as chicken backs, feet, or wings. Season with additional salt, if desired, upon serving.
Custards and Puddings

Meadowwood Tapioca Pudding

Rating: Unrated
We love pudding here. Tapioca pudding is a favorite. We can make it on Friday, and it will be completely gone by Sunday night. Eat hot, or chill and eat. It is wonderful with whipped cream on top and a handful of fresh berries if it is berry season.
Indian Recipes

Slow Cooker Chai

Rating: Unrated
Easy version of chai tea, using whole spices and sweetened condensed milk. To vary the flavor, try adding a bit of star anise, fennel, allspice, vanilla bean, or nutmeg. For a sweeter tea, stir in a bit of brown sugar.
Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Texas Pulled Pork

Rating: Unrated
Slow cooked, Texas-style pulled pork that is served on a buttered and toasted roll. My family's favorite.
Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Beef Stew I

Rating: Unrated
A hearty, savory slow cooker stew with potatoes, carrots, celery, broth, herbs and spices. You won't be slow to say 'yum'!
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Mexican Recipes

White Chicken Enchilada Slow-Cooker Casserole

Rating: Unrated
An easy, creamy chicken enchilada casserole. Slow cooking gently melds together the flavors of chicken thigh meat, cream of chicken soup, sour cream, and green chiles.
Chicken and Dumplings

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

Rating: Unrated
This is an easy slow cooker recipe that cooks while you are at work! It is wonderful on a cold, snowy day. I have four children who are picky eaters, and they LOVE this! Enjoy!

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All-Day Apple Butter

Rating: Unrated

This tasty apple butter is a real slow cooker, but well worth the wait. Depending on the sweetness of the apples used, the amount of sugar may be adjusted to taste.