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Slow Cooker Recipes

Slow cooker recipes offer convenience that can't be beat. Find recipes for slow cooker chicken, beef, pork and more to prepare in soups, stews, chili and sandwiches plus easy, healthy and vegetarian options. Browse our collection to slow cook your way to flavorful meals.

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My husband and I love meatballs, and we love butter chicken. Before an appetizer party, we had the brainwave to combine these two loves, and they got rave reviews! Want them as a main dish? Just serve with basmati rice. —Shannon Dobos, Calgary, AB
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Summer Slow Cooker Recipes

Summer Slow Cooker Recipes

Summer Slow Cooker Recipes

Too hot to turn on the oven? Switch on your slow cooker instead! Slow cooker recipes for sandwiches, salsa, baked beans, BBQ ribs, berry desserts and more summer favorites cook up slow and easy for weeknight family meals or potluck parties.

Stuffed Chicken Rolls

Stuffed Chicken Rolls

Stuffed Chicken Rolls

Just thinking about this dish sparks my appetite. The ham and cheese rolled inside make for a tasty surprise. The chicken rolls are especially nice served over rice or pasta. —Jean Sherwood, Kenneth City, Florida

Slow-Cooked Barbecued Beef Sandwiches

Slow-Cooked Barbecued Beef Sandwiches

Slow-Cooked Barbecued Beef Sandwiches

Chuck roast makes delicious shredded beef sandwiches after simmering in a rich, homemade sauce all day. The meat is tender and juicy and takes minutes to prepare for a weeknight dinner or potluck. —Tatina Smith, San Angelo, Texas
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Top 10 Slow Cooker Recipes

Top 10 Slow Cooker Recipes

Top 10 Slow Cooker Recipes

A favorite in fall and perfect for keeping kitchens cool in summer, you'll love these top-rated slow cooker recipes all year long! From soups, stews and chili and to main dishes, sides and desserts, prepare these hearty dishes for your family tonight.

Championship Bean Dip

Championship Bean Dip

Championship Bean Dip

My friends and neighbors expect me to bring this irresistible dip to every gathering. When I arrive, they ask, "You brought your bean dip, didn't you?" If there are any leftovers, we use them to make bean and cheese burritos the next day. I've given out this recipe a hundred times. —Wendi Wavrin Law, Omaha, Nebraska

French Dip

French Dip

French Dip

For a sandwich with more pizzazz than the traditional French dip, give this recipe a try. The seasonings give the broth a wonderful flavor, and the meat cooks up tender and juicy. This slow-cooked version will soon be a favorite at your house, too. —Margaret McNeil, Germantown, Tennessee

Slow-Cooked Carnitas

Slow-Cooked Carnitas

Slow-Cooked Carnitas

These hearty carnitas are delicious and easy to simmer in a slow cooker all day long. Sometimes, instead of using tortillas, I place the pork on top of shredded lettuce for a tasty salad. —Lisa Glogow, Aliso VIejo, California

Garlic Beef Stroganoff

Garlic Beef Stroganoff

Garlic Beef Stroganoff

"I'm a mom and work full-time, so I try to use my slow cooker whenever possible," explains Erika Anderson of Wausau, Wisconsin. "This Stroganoff is perfect because I can get it ready in the morning before the kids get up."

25 Slow Cooker Recipes to Bring to Your Next Potluck

25 Slow Cooker Recipes to Bring to Your Next Potluck

25 Slow Cooker Recipes to Bring to Your Next Potluck

Your slow cooker makes it easy to prepare food for parties, and these potluck recipes fit the bill. The crowd-pleasing appetizers, main dishes, drinks and desserts all feed 12 or more!

BBQ Chicken Sliders

BBQ Chicken Sliders

BBQ Chicken Sliders

Brining the chicken overnight helps make it taste exceptionally good. Plus, it’s so tender, it melts in your mouth. —Rachel Kunkel, Schell City, Missouri



Slow Cooker Superstars

Slow Cooker Superstars

Slow Cooker Superstars

Meet the bloggers at sixsistersstuff.com, here to lend a hand with their top slow-cooked dishes. They're talking juicy Italian beef, fork-tender ribs—even a kid-approved Cobb salad.

Roast Beef and Gravy

Roast Beef and Gravy

Roast Beef and Gravy

"This is by far the simplest way to make roast beef and gravy," assures Abby Metzger of Larchwood, Iowa. "On busy days, I can put this main dish in the slow cooker and forget about it. My family likes it with mashed potatoes and fruit salad."

Shredded French Dip

Shredded French Dip

Shredded French Dip

A chuck roast slow-simmered in a beefy broth is delicious when shredded and spooned onto rolls. I serve the cooking juices in individual cups for dipping. —Carla Kimball, Callaway, Nebraska

Slow Cooker Pea Soup

Slow Cooker Pea Soup

Slow Cooker Pea Soup

This slow-cooker soup is one of my favorite meals to make during a busy workweek. When I get home, I just add the milk...and supper is served! —Deanna Waggy, South Bend, Indiana

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Deb's Mushroom & Barley Soup

Deb's Mushroom & Barley Soup

Deb's Mushroom & Barley Soup

Nothing is more comforting that coming home to this rich soup! I prep the ingredients the evening before and start the slow cooker on my way out the door. —Debra Kamerman, New York, New York

Slow Cooker Peach BBQ Ribs

Slow Cooker Peach BBQ Ribs

Slow Cooker Peach BBQ Ribs

For eat-the-whole-rack ribs, start with a rub of chili powder, cumin, paprika and cayenne. Then slather on sweet peachy sauce. Keep the napkins coming. — Sue Ryon, Shorewood, Wisconsin

Slow-Cooked Hoisin Pot Roast

Slow-Cooked Hoisin Pot Roast

Slow-Cooked Hoisin Pot Roast

One day my husband commented that he loves plums and meat. The next time I put a roast in the slow cooker, I added some plums. He was onto something! —Jackie Cole, Dunnellon, Florida
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