The Crockpot uses a gentle method of slow cooking that slowly releases the flavors from your food, and creates delicious wholesome dishes.
I’ve gathered together some of the best Crockpot recipes and dinner ideas for you to try:
Extra Creamy Crockpot Mac and Cheese from Spend With Pennies
This favorite comfort food is made extra creamy by cooking gently in the crockpot. It’s really easy and only needs 10 minutes to prepare.
Crockpot Caramel Apple Butter
Here’s an unusual recipe to make in your crockpot – caramel apple butter.
If you put it into jars with labels it makes a great gift, but you might want to keep it all for yourself!
Tasty Teriyaki Chicken from Jamie Cooks It Up
This tasty, tangy recipe only takes 5 minutes to prepare and put in the Crockpot.
Then you can leave the Crockpot to do its thing, and come back to a delicious sticky chicken dinner.
Served on a bed of rice, this is an ideal recipe for those days when you’re too busy to cook!
Crockpot Stuffed Peppers from Sugar Apron
Traditional bell peppers stuffed with ground beef or turkey are ideal for cooking in your Crockpot.
Served with sour cream and chopped parsley as a topping, they make great inexpensive comfort food.
Pulled Pork Biscuit Sandwiches from The Recipe Runner
This is a different twist to Pulled Pork Sandwiches.
The pork is cooked in your Crockpot, so it comes out deliciously tender and moist.
Crockpot Lasagne Recipe from It’s Always Autumn
This is an easy traditional lasagne recipe that works beautifully in the Crockpot.
Using jarred spaghetti sauce, and no need to pre-cook the noodles, it’s a really quick recipe to make.
Put the ingredients in your Crockpot just before lunch, and by 6pm you have a delicious meal ready to serve!
CrockPot Tuscan Garlic Chicken With Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomatoes from Eatwell 101
Who could resist this delicious Crockpot Garlic Chicken dish? It has so many wonderful flavors combining to make a lovely aromatic dinner.
It’s really easy to make, takes less than 30 minutes to prepare, is low-carb, and is even suitable if you’re on the Keto diet.
Serve with zucchini noodles or cauliflower rice and you’ll have a perfect healthy dinner with the minimum of fuss!
Overnight Slow Cooker Breakfast Casserole from Family Food on the Table
If you want a delicious cooked breakfast ready when you wake in the morning, try this overnight recipe you can cook in your Crockpot.
Ideal if you have guests staying – you can all wake to a delicious egg, potato and sausage breakfast casserole.
This recipe even suggests different ingredients to create different versions of the dish.
Crockpot Ribs from Spend With Pennies
These melt-in-the-mouth ribs are perfect served with coleslaw and corn on the cob!
They’re great if you’re looking for an easy weekend dinner, as they only take 10 minutes to prepare!
Crockpot Meatloaf with Vegetables from Dinner at the Zoo
This recipe is so easy – a whole comfort food meal in one!
Just prepare the beef meatloaf mixture, place it in the Crockpot and arrange chopped veg round it in the morning, and by the evening you will have a delicious meal ready to serve!
Easy Healthy Crockpot Cashew Chicken from Nutrition in the Kitch
This delicious lightened version of Cashew Chicken is the perfect blend of sweet and salty.
It’s gluten free, dairy free and made with natural sugars. Wonderful served with rice or quinoa or even in lettuce wraps!
Crockpot Creamy Corn Chicken Chowder from Two Healthy Kitchens
Perfect comfort food – a delicious, satisfying, creamy chicken soup with the sweetness of corn and a hint of smoky bacon.
This recipe makes a nice big batch, so you’ll have a couple of meals or lunches.
I hope these Crockpot recipes are tempting – I’m looking forward to trying a few. I think the Overnight Breakfast Casserole will be first!
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