Cold winter days, call for warm crockpot dinners! Crockpot and slow cooker meals are the best, because you can prep in the morning and then come home at the end of your work day to a delicious warm meal ready to be devoured. Crockpot slow cooker recipes are also usually fairly easy to prepare and don’t require too many steps or pots and pans. This means less clean up for you! We love crockpot recipes because that slow cook setting always makes the meat, veggies and broths extra savory, tender and delicious. Allowing your meal to slow cook all day brings out all the delicious flavors and makes your meal extra special.
What can you make in the crockpot? There are so many delicious options from creamy white chicken chili to chili and chicken noodle soup. If you have been looking for your next favorite crockpot recipe then today’s post is for you. Here are some of the best recipes to easily whip up and enjoy after a long day!
10 Crockpot Slow Cooker Recipes For Dinner
Creamy White Chicken Chili
This Creamy White Chicken Chili is a favorite in our house and for so many friends as well. The simplicity of a one pot meal is truly something magical. The poblano peppers and jalapeños add the perfect amount of spice to the meal and the creaminess is the perfect balance to the heat. It only takes 15 minutes to prep and combine into your crockpot and by the end of the day you will have a delicious meal ready to eat! Top it off with some avocado, shredded cheese, cilantro, green onions, sour cream or yogurt and voila!
Chicken Taco Bowls
Tacos are such a great weeknight meal for families. They are well-loved by both kids and adults and easy to pull together. They are both delicious and healthy! These Chicken Taco Bowls from Lemon Stripes were highly recommended by a reader. She said they love to use it for lunches but would be great for dinners and leftovers too! It’s fun to switch up the toppings and have fun options like tortilla chips, lettuce, scallions, cilantro, avocado and hot sauce. Yum!
Greek-ish Crockpot Chicken
Another recommendation from the community was Greek-ish Crockpot Chicken. The combination of vinegar, dijon, lemon, garlic, curry, oregano and thyme makes for a deliciously flavorful. The chicken is great served over quinoa, rice or greens! Use the extra sauce over quinoa or rice for leftovers.
Pulled Chicken Sandwich
It turns out chicken any way in the crockpot is delicious! This Pulled Chicken Sandwich slow cooker recipe from our community was another favorite. Looking for a fun Sunday game day meal? Try the sweet, savory and messy pulled chicken sandwich. The homemade BBQ sauce recipe is mouthwateringly good! Serve with a healthy coleslaw and enjoy!
Crock Pot Moroccan Sweet Potato and Beef Stew
Sick of the classic beef stew? Try this Crock Pot Moroccan Sweet Potato and Beef Stew for a little extra heat and spice. This simple recipe has the perfect blend of spices and seasonings to add some delicious flavor. You can also sub in chicken for beef if you don’t eat red meat.
Slow Cooker Korean Beef
This Slow Cooker Korean Beef from The Domestic Geek looks so yummy! The combination of sweet and savory with pear, soy, chili garlic, sesame and ginger is such a dynamic mix! Serve with your favorite steamed veggies over white rice.
Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup
Tis the season for chicken noodle soup and this would be a great one to make and freeze for when that cold or flu strikes! There is nothing better than a homemade chicken noodle soup when you are sick… or healthy! Try this Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup from Budget Bytes. It includes all the classic ingredients that make it both delicious and nutritious– carrots, onion, garlic, celery, chicken, egg noodles, parsley, thyme and basil.
Cook 3 Meals In Under 30 Minutes
3 Meals In Under 30 Minutes!? I’m in! This video tutorial shows a 30 minute prep to get 3 meals prepared for the week or freezer for the next time you’re in a pinch. I love how simple, delicious and nutritious all of the meals are and am excited to try this out this weekend! Also from Simply Real Health, The Best Instantpot & Crockpot Recipe Round-Up For Fall. There are some great ones in there including: Veggie & Red Lentil Curry Stew, Sweet Potato Chili, Cozy Black Bean Soup, Yellow Split Pea Curry and French Lentil Vegetable Soup. Give them a try and let us know how they are!
Buffalo Chicken Chili
We love this Buffalo Chicken Chili from The Healthy Maven. It’s a healthy alternative to buff chick dip or pizza and still gives that delicious heat and flavor we all crave this time of year. Top with cilantro, cheese, green onions and tortilla chips. Yummy!
Instant Pot Butternut Squash Lentil Curry
Looking for a vegetarian or vegan instant pot meal? This Instant Pot Butternut Squash Lentil Curry from Rainbow Plant Life looks delish. It’s super flavorful with minimal effort and comes out creamy and hearty! The perfect winter dinner.
What are you cooking up in your crockpot these days? We would love for you to share in the comments below.
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