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13 Hearty Slow Cooker Recipes

By: The Editors of

Slow Cooker Chinese Hacked PorkSlow cooker recipes are the perfect solution for a family with a busy schedule who still wants to sit down for meals together. That's why these 13 Hearty Slow Cooker Recipes are a must-have for your kitchen. Pop the ingredients into the slow cooker early in the morning, and you'll have a hot, fresh meal waiting for you at dinnertime.You can make everything in your slow cooker. In this round-up, we've gathered enouch slow cooker recipes for you to make a full meal. Soups, main courses, and desserts are all so easy to make once you have a slow cooker!

Make any sort of meat in your slow cooker and it turns out tender and delicious. Beef, pork, and chicken are all so much easier to make when you can just use one pot (the slow cooker!) to cook them. These satisfying meals are great year-round, but they're especially wonderful on a chilly day when you just need something to fill you up. Go crazy for slow cooker recipes with all of these creative ideas for all-day meals.

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13 Hearty Slow Cooker Recipes

13 Hearty Slow Cooker Recipes

Table of Contents:

Slow Cooker Beef Recipes
Slow Cooker Soup Recipes
Best Slow Cooker Pork Recipes
Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes
Dessert Recipes for the Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker Beef Recipes

All Day 4 Packet RoastAll Day 4 Packet Roast (shown) - This is called a "4 Packet" roast because all you need to flavor the meat are 4 packets of seasonings. This roast comes out of the slow cooker tender and wonderfully savory.

Hungry Man's Homestyle Beef Stew - This is your classic, hearty beef stew - the kind with carrots, potatoes, and tons of meat. You'll love coming home to this meal after a chilly day.

Asian Pot Roast - This delicious pot roast has an Asian flair that comes from soy sauce and ginger. This is a great meal and the slow cooking process makes the pot roast amazingly tender. Serve this over rice or stir-fry vegetables.

Slow Cooker Soup Recipes

Slow Cooker Tortilla SoupSlow Cooker Potato Bacon Chowder - This soup tastes just like your favorite loaded baked potato. Cheese, bacon, and chives make this recipe better than any other potato soup.

Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup (shown) - You're going to love this bold tortilla soup recipe! It resembles a chili, but it doesn't have any beans and has a thinner base. Serve with fried tortilla chips for the perfect combination.

Amish-Style Chicken and Corn Soup - This delicious chicken and corn soup will fill you up and keep you warm and toasty on a cold fall day. It's easy to make a great soup for the whole family!

Best Slow Cooker Pork Recipes

3-Ingredient Ranch Pork Chops3-Ingredient Ranch Pork Chops (shown) - Yes, this recipe really only uses three ingredients! But, that certainly doesn't mean it lacks flavor. This is the perfect slow cooker recipe for ranch lovers.

Slow Cooker Chinese Hacked Pork (shown at top) - Remember that Chinese restaurant pork you love so much? Now you can have it right at home with this easiest of pork slow cooker recipes.




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Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes

Knock Your Socks Off Slow Cooker ChickenKnock Your Socks Off Slow Cooker Chicken (shown) - Why will this chicken knock your socks off? On top of being a wonderfully creamy chicken dish, it's a one-pot dinner. You're going to want to make it all the time!

Slow Cooker Garlic & Brown Sugar Chicken - So many different flavors come together in this tender slow cooker chicken recipe that it's sure to please absolutely everyone in the family.



Dessert Recipes for the Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker Apple Pie Coffee CakeDump & Go Chocolate Cake - If you want an easy chocolate cake recipe, go for this slow cooker dessert. It's a simple dump cake that comes out gooey, chocolatey, and warm!

Slow Cooker Apple Pie Coffee Cake (shown) - Everyone will think you're a genius for combining two classic favorites: apple pie and coffee cake. You'll want to eat this both for breakfast and dessert. It's just that good!






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