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We've all been there; the kids are making you want to pull your hair out, the house isn't cleaned and you still need to find something to prepare for dinner. You find yourself standing at the freezer trying to figure out what you can make that won't take a whole lot of energy. That's where a few amazing easy slow cooker recipes can come in handy. Not only are they usually super easy to throw together, but they're also set it and forget it!
Quick and Easy Slow Cooker Recipes
I am a huge fan of my slow cooker and these slow cooker recipes are my absolute favorites! They are tried and true from my own personal recipe files and tested with my own family. Even the kids love them! I'm sure once you add them to your menu plan that your family will love them as much as we do. If you don't currently have a menu plan, hop on over and learn how to create a menu plan before you go shopping next. Having a menu plan can save you hundreds on groceries each year and reduce the amount of wasted food and money that your family has.
If you have moved from using a dedicated slow cooker to using an Instant pot, these slow cooker recipes will also work in it as long as it has a slow cook option. Don't attempt to pressure cook them without adjusting them, however, you can use the slow cook option just as you would with a regular slow cooker.
3 Envelope Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe – If you're truly looking for a simple slow cooker recipe, it doesn't get much more simple than this 3 Envelope Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe. Just toss it all in your slow cooker and go!
Apple Cider Pork – Pork is one of those recipe ingredients that can get boring pretty quickly. If you're bored with “the other white meat,” give this Slow Cooker Apple Cider Pork a try! It's the perfect combo for an easy weeknight meal!
Apple Pie Oatmeal – Breakfast is served warm and ready to go when you make this Apple Pie Oatmeal in your slow cooker!
Baked Beans Recipe – Who says baked beans have to take hours in the oven? This Slow Cooker Baked Beans Recipe is toss and go!
Perfectly Cooked Beef Roast –Tired of pulling a dry, tasteless roast from your slow cooker? Give this Perfectly Cooked Crock Pot Beef Roast a try and you'll never go back to that dry roast again!
Beef Southwestern Soup Recipe – Soups are great for when you need an easy meal on a chilly day and this Slow Cooker Beef Southwestern Soup Recipe has everything you're looking for in a soup!
Chicken Crockpot Recipe – Love take-out Chinese food? You'll love how simple and delicious this Sesame Chicken Crockpot Recipe is! Plus, you'll save money over take-out!
Chicken Thighs with Potatoes & Carrots – Chicken thighs are extremely budget friendly and when you make these Crock Pot Chicken Thighs with Potatoes & Carrots, you'll have an entire meal for less than $5.00!
Coca-Cola Pulled Pork Sliders – Tired of the same old slider recipes that all involve a burger? Make these Slow Cooker Coca Cola Pulled Pork Sliders and you'll never look at a slider the same way again.
Meatballs – Whenever you're making pasta, add these Slow Cooker Meatballs to your menu with it! They're the perfect combo for any pasta dish and a lot easier than you might think!
Easy Mac and Cheese – Mac and Cheese is my comfort food, but I hate standing at the oven making a baked mac and cheese recipe. With that said, this Amazingly Easy Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese recipe is so easy you'll wonder why you've ever cooked another type before!
Here are 3 older recipes. Don't laugh too hard at the pictures but the recipes are still yummy!
Slow Cooker Coca-Cola Smoky Barbecued Ribs – Hubby's favorite ribs. They taste like they have been cooked all day in a smoker.
Tender Pepsi Slow Cooker Pot Roast – The Pepsi tenderizes the meat and gives it the slightest sweet taste.
Crock Pot Apple Chicken – We make this one mostly in the fall when we have extra apples to use but it good all year long.
So now I want to know what are some of your favorite easy slow cooker recipes.