Slow Cooker Recipes to Make in Your Crock Pot®

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Thighs

Soy sauce, honey, garlic and ginger (along with the natural juices of the chicken) become irresistible sauce to serve over chicken thighs and rice. If you like a thicker sauce, simply add cornstarch at the end and cook a little longer.

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

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Slow-Cooker Sloppy Joe Sliders

Perfect for any casual party or get-together, these miniature sandwiches cook in the slow cooker — so that all you have to do with your guests arrive is spoon the meat mix onto the buns. Sliders, served!

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Slow-Cooker Beef and Polenta

Cooking chuck roast low and slow along with cremini mushrooms and beef broth leaves it melt-in-your-mouth tender and full of meaty flavor — perfect for shredding and serving over creamy polenta.

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Slow-Cooker Shrimp Boil

You don’t have to live by the shore to enjoy a good old-fashioned New England-style shrimp boil. Use a slow cooker to cook potatoes and seasonings, then add the corn, shrimp and sausage to cook in the flavorful broth at the end.

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Slow-Cooker Pork Carnitas

This easy and delicious slow-cooker recipe will impress any taco lover. While it’s an extra step, crisping up the shredded meat in a skillet before serving adds extra flavor and creates the crunchy bits that are typical of carnitas. And don’t skip the pickled red onions! They complement the richness of the pork.

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Slow-Cooker Creamed Corn

Hosting family and friends? Prepare this simple creamed corn ahead of time (and let the slow cooker work its magic) while you cook the main dish.

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Slow-Cooker Barbecue Ribs

Yes, you can cook ribs in a slow cooker! In this easy recipe, the seasoning paste transforms into a savory dipping sauce. Slather it on the ribs and pop them on the grill just before serving for a final char.

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Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes

The slow cooker is the perfect tool for making this crowd-pleasing side dish. The sweet potatoes cook up perfectly tender and the brown sugar-orange juice mixture thickens up to become the sweetest and most delicious glaze — for almost no work at all!

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Slow-Cooker Chinese Beef and Bok Choy

Love Chinese takeout? Try this healthier (and oh-so-easy to prepare) version. The flavor of leeks, ginger and garlic sing when paired with bok choy and tender beef.

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Slow-Cooker Brisket

Skip the grill and let your slow cooker do all the work on this simple brisket. No charcoal needed!

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Slow Cooker Bread

Although this dough has no color, it is light and airy, like the soft inside of a loaf of French bread. The other surprising part is there’s no need to let it rise. You can go directly from making the dough to baking with no waiting around. Magic.

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Slow-Cooker Georgia Pulled Pork Barbecue

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Slow-Cooker Asian-Style Drumsticks

Assemble this in the morning, and when you return for dinner you’ll be rewarded with sweet, sticky drumsticks with an irresistible sauce that thickens and concentrates as the drumsticks cook.

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Slow-Cooker White Chicken Chili

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Mole

Making the mole sauce for this recipe takes a bit of prep and planning but you’re going to be so impressed with the result. The combination of chiles, chocolate and fragrant spices give the chicken so much flavor that you’ll wonder why you ever ordered Mexican take out!

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Slow-Cooker Chocolate Candy

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Slow-Cooker Brisket with Brown Gravy

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Slow-Cooker Teriyaki Ribs

The slow cooker does double duty in this easy-to-make recipe. It cooks the ribs — while simultaneously making a sweet sauce that you can glaze them in.

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Sausage, Bean and Pasta Stew

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Slow-Cooker Freezer-Pack BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

Chicken thighs are the ideal slow-cooker meat because they emerge tender and juicy, even after hours of cooking. The sauce is a guaranteed kid-pleaser: Rich, sweet and low on spice and tang. Make a couple of batches to keep in the freezer for busy weeks when you know you’ll have limited time for meal prep.

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Slow Cooker Greens and Dumplings

Nothing beats a good, one-pot dish — like Molly’s savory collard greens cooked with pancetta, beans and French bread dumplings. Just put everything into the slow cooker and 4 hours later, it’s time to eat.

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Slow-Cooker Peach Cobbler

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Wings

The key to these super flavorful, tender wings is cooking them low and slow in a sticky-sweet Chinese-style BBQ sauce. A quick trip under the broiler gives them a crispy char, just like at your favorite wing joint.

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Slow-Cooker Pork Curry

The hardest step in making this fragrant curry-inspired pork tenderloin is waiting 7 hours for it to cook.

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Slow-Cooker Apple Butter Recipe

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Slow-Cooker Pork Roast

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Stroganoff

Move over, beef. Chicken is in the house. This great weeknight meal takes less than 15 minutes to prep. The slow cooker does the rest.

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Slow-Cooker Beef Stew

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Slow-Cooker Hawaiian Barbecue Ribs

Hawaiian barbecue has a sweet teriyaki-like flavor. For extra char, we finished these ribs under the broiler.

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Slow-Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup

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Slow-Cooker Brisket Tostadas

Instead of taco Tuesday, why not break out your slow-cooker and make it a tostada Tuesday instead? Tender, meaty brisket is right at home on top of a crisp corn shell — along with some shredded lettuce, avocado, cheese and salsa, of course!

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Slow-Cooker Beanless Beef Chili

This meaty slow-cooker chili makes a great weeknight meal.

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Slow-Cooker Chinese Barbecue Beef

Good barbecue always brings a blend of flavors (smoky, spicy, savory and sweet) and this Chinese-inspired dish is no exception. Hoisin sauce, sambal oelek, and Chinese 5-spice powder work together to give this simple, slow-cooked dish a bold, balanced flavor.

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Slow-Cooker Whole Chicken

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Slow-Cooked Cuban Sandwich

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Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken and Rice Soup

Lemon and dill brighten the deep flavors of this low-and-slow soup for the soul.

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Slow-Cooker Mexican Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches

All you need to do is season the chicken and add everything to the slow-cooker — it will do the rest! That gives you plenty of time to make the sauce and prep the toppings.

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Slow-Cooker Irish Oats

Easily feed a crowd on a busy morning with Ree’s simple recipe. Just pop a few ingredients into your slow cooker the night before and wake up to a big batch of sweet, creamy oatmeal.

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Slow-Cooker Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

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Slow-Cooker Barbecue Ham and Black-Eyed Peas

When it comes to flavor, this dish has it all: sweet maple syrup and molasses, tangy mustard, smoky ham and spicy chili powder.

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Slow-Cooker Sunday Stew

Ree’s beefy stew calls for buttery lemon-parsley noodles instead of rice, a variation that everyone in your family is guaranteed to enjoy.

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Slow-Cooker Corn Dip

A warm dip is a welcome addition to any party, and a dip as easy as this one is even better. Stir frozen corn, cream cheese, pimentos, jalapenos, garlic and a little chili powder together, then let the slow cooker do all the work.

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Slow-Cooker Drip Beef Sandwiches

This recipe is a two-for-one! If you slow-cook a 4-pound roast, you’ll have enough shredded beef to save half for another day. Cook once, eat twice — what’s not to love about that?

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Slow-Cooker Bone Broth

When it’s warm it looks like beefy tea and when it’s cold it looks like a savory gelatin. Some drink it for nourishment and others use it as a replacement for their morning coffee. Whatever your reason for liking bone broth, a slow cooker makes it easy to cook-and eliminates the need to simmer a pot over an open flame for 12 plus hours. Enjoy it plain, or try a few of our tried-and-tested flavor additions to customize and brighten your cup.

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Slow-Cooker Bolognese

Feed a crowd — up to 16 — with this hearty Bolognese, or divide the meaty sauce into smaller portions you can easily grab from the freezer another night. Either way, you can’t go wrong with this recipe.

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Slow-Cooker Pulled Turkey Sandwiches

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Swedish Meatballs

Leave the chafing dish in the basement. This version of Swedish meatballs is an hors d’oeuvre you can make and serve in the same pot.

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Slow-Cooker Sauerbraten

What’s the secret ingredient in this sauerbraten? Crumbled gingerbread cookies.

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Pot Roast with Baby Vegetables

Tyler’s pot roast, perfumed with aromatic vegetables and herbs, is classic comfort at its most familiar. Slow-cook the beef for hours to maximize flavor and tenderness.

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Slow-Cooker Turkey Chili

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Slow-Cooker Berry Cobbler

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Slow-Cooker Turkey Mole Tacos

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Slow-Cooker Spicy Fajita Soup

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Pepper Pork Chops

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Slow-Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

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Slow-Cooker Ropa Vieja

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Slow-Cooker Gooey Brownie Cake

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Slow-Cooker Texas Chili

No beans? No problem. Texas chili is made with cubed beef chuck (rather than ground chuck) and takes a firm stance of not including beans unlike some other varieties of the stew.

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Slow-Cooker Chipotle Chicken Stew

Slow-cook boneless chicken thighs in a spiced-up blend of fire-roasted tomatoes, chipotle chiles and cumin for a big-flavored, fuss-free meal best topped with cheese, avocado and cilantro.

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Slow-Cooker Mexajita Chicken

All you need are four ingredients (not counting salt, pepper and cooking oil!) for Sandra Lee’s easy chicken dinner that gets Mexican-inspired flavors from fajita seasoning.

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Slow-Cooker Indian Butter Chicken

For a hands-off Indian dinner, slow cook chicken thighs in a butter-spiked, ultra-spiced tomato sauce for hours on end. The recipe’s final step is stirring in a little cream for a swirl of added richness.

 

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Slow-Cooker Freezer-Pack Brisket Chili

Long simmering makes this tough cut turn tender and yielding. Keep a batch of this hearty chili in in the freezer for easy weeknight meals or game day entertaining.

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Slow-Cooker Banana Upside-Down Cake

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Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork with Fried Shallots and Chiles

Valerie dressed up her pulled pork with fried shallots and seasoned chiles.

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Sandra’s Slow-Cooker Short Ribs

Sandra’s short ribs become tender and juicy when slow cooked, resulting in a truly comforting dish.

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Slow-Cooker Chicken and Vegetable Soup

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Slow-Cooker Hawaiian Pulled Pork Sandwiches

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Slow-Cooker Sunday Gravy

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Slow-Cooker Cranberry-Walnut Stuffed Apples

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Slow-Cooker Caribbean Beef Stew

Cook beef stew meat with thyme, ginger and more spices to get an incredibly flavorful dish.

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Slow-Cooker Split Pea Soup

Cooking green split peas in a slow cooker with a turkey leg imparts great flavor to this split pea soup.

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Slow-Cooker Beef and Barley

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Slow-Cooker Chili

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Chili

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Southeast Asian Slow-Cooked Winter Vegetables

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Slow-Cooker Moroccan Turkey Stew

This easy stew is full of Moroccan spices and flavors. Just before serving, whip up a quick cilantro sauce for an added note of brightness.

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Slow-Cooker Barbecue Beans and Sausage

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Slow-Cooker Black-Bean Soup with Turkey

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Slow-Cooked Korean-Style Short Rib Soup

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Slow-Cooker Red Beans and Rice

Valerie adds andouille sausage for a smoky, Creole-inspired take on the classic hearty dish.

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Slow Cooker Lasagna

Make dinner without breaking a sweat! With just a little bit of prep work you can sit back and relax while the slow cooker does the hard work for you.

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Slow-Cooker Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed bell peppers have never been simpler to prepare, thanks to your slow cooker! Just stir all the filling ingredients together (raw ground beef included), then stuff the mixture into the peppers and let the cooker do the rest. Top with sour cream for a comforting, nourishing dinner your whole family will love.

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