12 Best Crockpot Recipes

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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.

Two white bowls of golden mac and cheese, on a wooden table with a napkin and cutlery.
SpendWithPennies.com

https://www.spendwithpennies.com/ultra-cream-mac-n-cheese-in-the-slow-cooker/

 

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!

Four jars sitting on a sheet of labels under green foliage. The jar lids are labelled Caramel Apple Butter, and one jar has its lid removed to show the caramel-colored apple butter inside.

https://www.itsalwaysautumn.com/crockpot-caramel-apple-butter-diy-gift-idea.html

 

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!

Bowl of Teriyaki chicken on a bed of rice with chopsticks by the side.
Jamie Cooks It Up

https://jamiecooksitup.net/2013/01/tasty-teriyaki-chicken-crock-pot/

 

 

 

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.

A crokpot with red, yellow and green bell peppers. A yellow one with ground beef filling and topped with sour cream and parsley is being served on a spoon.
Sugar Apron

https://sugarapron.com/2016/09/19/crock-pot-stuffed-peppers/

 

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.

Two biscuit sandwiches filled with pulled pork garnished with brown sauce.
The Recipe Runner

https://reciperunner.com/pulled-pork-biscuit-sandwiches/

 

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!

Slow cooker and lasagne ingredients including pasta, cottage cheese, cheese and tomato sauce on a grey marble worktop.
It's Always Autumn

https://www.itsalwaysautumn.com/crockpot-lasagne-recipe.html

 

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!

Crockpot of garlic chicken being served with a wooden spoon.
Eatwell101

https://www.eatwell101.com/crock-pot-tuscan-garlic-chicken

 

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.

A casserole in a dish with chopped tomatoes on top decorated with diagonal white stripes.
Family Food on the Table

https://www.familyfoodonthetable.com/overnight-slow-cooker-breakfast-casserole/

 

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!

A dish of ribs with a glass pot of red sauce.
Spend With Pennies

https://www.spendwithpennies.com/crock-pot-ribs/


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!

Two slices of meatloaf on a plate of potatoes and carrots.
Dinner at the Zoo

https://www.dinneratthezoo.com/crockpot-meatloaf-with-vegetables/

 

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!

Plate and bowl of Cashew Chicken and green vegetables. A pair of chopsticks are beside the plate.
Nutrition in the Kitch

https://nutritioninthekitch.com/sweet-salty-crockpot-cashew-chicken/

 

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.

Chicken corn chowder served in a round white bowl on a triangular wooden placemat.
Two Healthy Kitchens

https://twohealthykitchens.com/crock-pot-creamy-chicken-corn-chowder/



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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4 thoughts on “12 Best Crockpot Recipes

  1. Crock-Pot recipes are such a lifesaver on busy days! Thanks so much for all the new inspiration, and for featuring our beloved Corn Chowder – it’s such a favorite at our house, and I hope your readers will adore it as much as we do!

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