Dinner has never been this easy.

Just throw the ingredients into your Crock-Pot, let it go to work, and come home to these ready-to-serve appetizers, main dishes, and sides. Plus, get our best slow cooker breakfast ideas!Get ready for this dinnertime game-changer! This "baked" pasta actually cooks in your Crock-Pot. 
Get the recipe at The Recipe Rebel.
Tools you'll need: $20, Crock-Pot 3-Quart Manual Slow Cooker, amazon.com

Slow Cooker Baked Ziti

Get ready for this dinnertime game-changer! This "baked" pasta actually cooks in your Crock-Pot. 

Get the recipe at The Recipe Rebel.

Cover this tender boneless pork loin roast with a mixture of mouthwatering flavors and ingredients like honey, soy sauce, oregano, garlic, and more. 
Get the recipe at Your Homebased Mom. 

Tools you'll need: $21, Crock-Pot 7-Quart Stainless Steel, amazon.com

 

Slow Cooker Parmesan Honey Pork Roast

Cover this tender boneless pork loin roast with a mixture of mouthwatering flavors and ingredients like honey, soy sauce, oregano, garlic, and more. 

Get the recipe at Your Homebased Mom

Because red wine makes everything better–including stew.
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Tools you'll need: $21, Crock-Pot 7-Quart Stainless Steel, amazon.com

 

Slow-Cooker Red Wine Beef Stew

Because red wine makes everything better–including stew.

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This easy slow cooker version of beef stroganoff promises rich and savory flavors. 
Get the recipe at Creme de la Crumb. 
Tools you'll need: $20, Crock-Pot 3-Quart Manual Slow Cooker, amazon.com

Beef Stroganoff

This easy slow cooker version of beef stroganoff promises rich and savory flavors. 

Get the recipe at Creme de la Crumb

If you want a cozy night in, whip up this delicious Moroccan stew. (You can even use what's left over for lunch for the rest of the week.)
Get the recipe at Skinny Taste. 
Tools you'll need: $20, Crock-Pot 3-Quart Manual Slow Cooker, amazon.com

Moroccan Chickpea and Turkey Stew

If you want a cozy night in, whip up this delicious Moroccan stew. (You can even use what's left over for lunch for the rest of the week.)

Get the recipe at Skinny Taste

With tots loaded with cheese and ground beef, this recipe will surely make your whole family happy.
Get the recipe at Damn Delicious. 

Tools you'll need: $21, Crock-Pot 7-Quart Stainless Steel, amazon.com

Tater Tot Casserole

With tots loaded with cheese and ground beef, this recipe will surely make your whole family happy.

Get the recipe at Damn Delicious

Pump up the flavor of lentil soup by filling it with curry powder, masala, and cumin.
Get the recipe at Gimme Some Oven. 
Tools you'll need: $20, Crock-Pot 3-Quart Manual Slow Cooker, amazon.com

Curried Lentil Soup

Pump up the flavor of lentil soup by filling it with curry powder, masala, and cumin.

Get the recipe at Gimme Some Oven

Instead of using chicken broth as a chili base, this recipe calls for apple cider as a delicious alternative.
Get the recipe at Foxes Love Lemons. 

Tools you'll need: $21, Crock-Pot 7-Quart Stainless Steel, amazon.com

Chicken and Apple Cider Chili

Instead of using chicken broth as a chili base, this recipe calls for apple cider as a delicious alternative.

Get the recipe at Foxes Love Lemons

Made with Frank's Original Hot Sauce, honey, brown sugar, and apricot preserves, these meatballs make for a tasty appetizer or main dinner dish. 
Get the recipe at The Recipe Critic. 
Tools you'll need: $20, Crock-Pot 3-Quart Manual Slow Cooker, amazon.com

Honey Buffalo Meatballs

Made with Frank's Original Hot Sauce, honey, brown sugar, and apricot preserves, these meatballs make for a tasty appetizer or main dinner dish. 

Get the recipe at The Recipe Critic

The combination of olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and herbs flavor up this chicken dinner. 
Get the recipe at NeighborFood. 
Tools you'll need: $20, Crock-Pot 3-Quart Manual Slow Cooker, amazon.com

Crock Pot Lemon Garlic Chicken and Veggies

The combination of olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and herbs flavor up this chicken dinner. 

Get the recipe atNeighborFood

With chicken, sausage and shrimp, this hearty stew will make you feel like you've traveled to New Orleans.
Get the recipe at Tammilee Tips.

Tools you'll need: $21, Crock-Pot 7-Quart Stainless Steel, amazon.com

Crock Pot Gumbo

With chicken, sausage and shrimp, this hearty stew will make you feel like you've traveled to New Orleans.

Get the recipe atTammilee Tips.

Five minutes of prep time, six hours of cook time, and you've got yourself a melt-in-your-mouth sandwich that's hearty enough for dinner. 
Get the recipe at Carlsbad Cravings. 
Tools you'll need: $20, Crock-Pot 3-Quart Manual Slow Cooker, amazon.com

French Dip Sandwiches

Five minutes of prep time, six hours of cook time, and you've got yourself a melt-in-your-mouth sandwich that's hearty enough for dinner. 

Get the recipe atCarlsbad Cravings.

Parmesan makes everything taste better and this chicken-and-potatoes meal is no exception. 
Get the recipe at Damn Delicious. 

Tools you'll need: $21, Crock-Pot 7-Quart Stainless Steel, amazon.com

Garlic Parmesan Chicken and Potatoes

Parmesan makes everything taste better and this chicken-and-potatoes meal is no exception. 

Get the recipe at Damn Delicious

The best part of this easy Italian dish? You can freeze whatever you don't finish. 
Get the recipe at Damn Delicious. 
Tools you'll need: $20, Crock-Pot 3-Quart Manual Slow Cooker, amazon.com

Chicken Parmesan Pasta

The best part of this easy Italian dish? You can freeze whatever you don't finish. 

Get the recipe at Damn Delicious

Your slow cooker does all the work for these tender roast beef sandwiches. Add a tablespoon of horseradish or wasabi to the mayo for a little extra kick.
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Tools you'll need: $21, Crock-Pot 7-Quart Stainless Steel, amazon.com

Slow-Cooker Roast Beef Sandwiches

Your slow cooker does all the work for these tender roast beef sandwiches. Add a tablespoon of horseradish or wasabi to the mayo for a little extra kick.

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This hearty soup is a Mexican-inspired favorite, made easy.
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Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

This hearty soup is a Mexican-inspired favorite, made easy.

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Turn this excellent pasta dish into an even better soup with chicken stock.
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Sausage-and-Tortellini Soup

Turn this excellent pasta dish into an even better soup with chicken stock.

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Heat up your evening with this rich, spicy soup.
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Spiced Sweet Potato-and-Peanut Puree

Heat up your evening with this rich, spicy soup.

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You'll love this healthy update on classic chicken and rice soup.
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Chicken-and-Quinoa Minestrone

You'll love this healthy update on classic chicken and rice soup.

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Lighten up this heavy soup with fresh tomato and tomatillo salsa.
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Black Bean-and-Chile Soup

Lighten up this heavy soup with fresh tomato and tomatillo salsa.

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Don't resort to take-out menus just yet! This breaded chicken dish is full of tangy flavor. 
Get the recipe at The Recipe Critic.

Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken

Don't resort to take-out menus just yet! This breaded chicken dish is full of tangy flavor.

Get the recipe at The Recipe Critic.

Put the meat in your slow cooker, then top with onions and peppers for a dinner your whole family will love. 
Get the recipe at Let the Baking Begin.

Slow Cooker Beef & Bell Pepper

Put the meat in your slow cooker, then top with onions and peppers for a dinner your whole family will love.

Get the recipe at Let the Baking Begin.

Make pulled pork in your slow cooker, giving it plenty of time to absorb extra delicious BBQ flavor.
Get the recipe at Carlsbad Cravings.

BBQ Pork Sliders

Make pulled pork in your slow cooker, giving it plenty of time to absorb extra delicious BBQ flavor.

Get the recipe atCarlsbad Cravings.

Like any scrumptious comfort classic, this tortellini is packed with cheesy goodness. 
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Slow Cooker Cheesy Tortellini

Like any scrumptious comfort classic, this tortellini is packed with cheesy goodness.

Get the recipe at Damn Delicious.

This easy-to-make cream cheese chicken is best served rolled up in tortillas, baked to crispy perfection.
Get the recipe at Le Creme De La Crumb.

Slow Cooker Cream Cheese Chicken Taquitos

This easy-to-make cream cheese chicken is best served rolled up in tortillas, baked to crispy perfection.

Get the recipe at Le Creme De La Crumb.

This hearty turkey chili is the perfect slow cooker recipe for chilly nights. 
Recipe: Slow Cooker Turkey Pumpkin Chili

Slow Cooker Turkey Pumpkin Chili

This hearty turkey chili is the perfect slow cooker recipe for chilly nights.

Recipe: Slow Cooker Turkey Pumpkin Chili

Need something healthy and hands-off? Look no further than this easy-yet-impressive dinner that's sure to please your whole flock.
Recipe: Herbed Chicken With Beets and Brussels

Herbed Chicken With Beets and Brussels

Need something healthy and hands-off? Look no further than this easy-yet-impressive dinner that's sure to please your whole flock.

Recipe: Herbed Chicken With Beets and Brussels

Pasta lovers, beware: One bite of this creamy, indulgent dish and you'll never make pasta the same way again. 
Get the recipe at Crockpot Gourmet.

Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Pasta

Pasta lovers, beware: One bite of this creamy, indulgent dish and you'll never make pasta the same way again.

Get the recipe atCrockpot Gourmet.

 

A perfect side dish, these easy-to-make potatoes require only five ingredients. 
Get the recipe at Damn Delicious.

Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes

A perfect side dish, these easy-to-make potatoes require only five ingredients.

Get the recipe at Damn Delicious.

Caramelized onions and gobs of cheese are the stars of this slow cooker dinner. 
Get the recipe at Creme de la Crumb.

French Onion Soup

Caramelized onions and gobs of cheese are the stars of this slow cooker dinner.

Get the recipe at Creme de la Crumb.

Top these beef-filled peppers with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of green onions. 
Get the recipe at No. 2 Pencil.
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Mexican Stuffed Bell Peppers

Top these beef-filled peppers with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of green onions.

Get the recipe at No. 2 Pencil.

An ideal appetizer, these stuffed meatballs taste best when paired with marinara sauce.
Get the recipe at Creme de la Crumb.

Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatballs

An ideal appetizer, these stuffed meatballs taste best when paired with marinara sauce.

Get the recipe at Creme de la Crumb.

This flavorful soup—filled with yellow onions and sharp cheddar cheese—will make ever the dreariest of days much more bearable. 
Get the recipe at Cooking Classy.

Broccoli and Cheese Soup

This flavorful soup—filled with yellow onions and sharp cheddar cheese—will make ever the dreariest of days much more bearable.

Get the recipe atCooking Classy.

One bite of this cheesy bowl of goodness and this recipe will instantly turn into a family favorite. 
Get the recipe at No. 2 Pencil.

Chicken Burrito Bowl

One bite of this cheesy bowl of goodness and this recipe will instantly turn into a family favorite.

Get the recipe at No. 2 Pencil.

Never thought to try baking bread in your slow cooker? This easy recipe from The Kitchn will totally change your mind—and might mean you never break out your bread maker again. 
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Slow Cooker Bread

Never thought to try baking bread in your slow cooker? This easy recipe from The Kitchn will totally change your mind—and might mean you never break out your bread maker again.

Get the recipe at The Kitchn.

Savory pulled pork is sandwiched between homemade mini biscuits in this hearty dish. 
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Pulled Pork and Biscuits

Savory pulled pork is sandwiched between homemade mini biscuits in this hearty dish.

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