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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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25 Recipes You Didn't Know You Could Make In a Slow Cooker

25 Recipes You Didn't Know You Could Make In a Slow Cooker

25 Recipes You Didn't Know You Could Make In a Slow Cooker

We all know how convenient the slow cooker is for making soup, chili, pulled pork or dip. But did you know that you can also make cheesecake, lasagna, oatmeal, chocolate candy and more unexpected dishes in your slow cooker? Try these surprising recipes for breakfast, dinner or dessert.

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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30 Slow-Cooked Sunday Dinners

30 Slow-Cooked Sunday Dinners

30 Slow-Cooked Sunday Dinners

Gather the family around the Sunday dinner table for a home-style meal made in the slow cooker. Try comforting favorites like chicken and vegetables, pot roast, mac & cheese, beef stew and more slow-cooked recipes.

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

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

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."

51 Cozy Slow Cooker Soups

51 Cozy Slow Cooker Soups

51 Cozy Slow Cooker Soups

Turn to your slow cooker for cheesy potato-bacon chowder, hearty minestrone, classic chicken noodle and more—these comforting soups, stews, chilis and chowders are ready to greet you as soon as you step in from the chill.

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."

34 Dump Dinners for Your Slow Cooker

34 Dump Dinners for Your Slow Cooker

34 Dump Dinners for Your Slow Cooker

On crazy days, you need a meal that comes together fast. Enter the slow-cooked dump dinner. In the morning, just throw everything in your slow cooker—no browning, no sauteing, no searing. At suppertime, all you have to do is dig in.

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

Try this wonderfully flavored, easy-to-fix preparation when you're craving turkey. Makes a great holiday dish for smaller families, too. —Maria Juco, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Slow Cooker Swiss Steak

Slow Cooker Swiss Steak

Slow Cooker Swiss Steak

I modified my Mom's recipe as I became a more experienced cook. Everyone raves about how tender and rich this dish is. I make it about every 2 weeks during the winter.—Kathie Morris, Redmond, Oregon

Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken

Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken

Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken

Prepared salsa and convenient canned corn and beans add fun color, texture and flavor to this chicken dish. I usually serve it with salad and white rice. Our children love it! —Karen Waters, Laurel, Maryland
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