These easy weeknight crockpot meals will have your family singing your praises at dinner time. They are simple to make and save you time during your busy schedule.
Easy Crockpot Meals
The best crockpot meals are easy to assemble and don’t give you mushy results. All of these recipes will give you flavorful meals that your family will love.
While soups are delicious, they aren’t the only thing you can make in a slow cooker. Give these meals a try and let me know what you think!
Crock Pot Weeknight Dinners FAQ
What’s the difference between a crockpot and a slow cooker?
A crockpot and a slow cooker are the same appliances. Crockpot is a name brand of slow cookers.
Can I put frozen chicken in the crockpot?
You can put frozen chicken in the crockpot. It will need a bit longer cooking time, but will still cook through. Make sure the internal temperature reaches 165°F.
What cannot be cooked in a slow cooker?
I don’t recommend cooking most starches (other than potatoes) in the slow cooker. Items like rice and pasta develop an unpleasant texture when cooked in a slow cooker.
Crockpot Meals Easy Dump and Go
What is a dump dinner?
A dump dinner is a crockpot meal where you just dump all of the ingredients in the slow cooker, set it, and go. There’s no additional work needed.
Easy Weeknight Crockpot Meals Done in a Jif
What cooks fast in a crockpot?
Chicken and small cut beef both cook fast in the crockpot. Chicken only needs 4-6 hours on low.
Beef Crockpot Meals
Easy Crock-Pot Lasagna
Slow Cooker Lasagna is the same classic lasagna recipe you love, but made entirely in the crockpot. It's easy to make and delicious!
Slow Cooker Beef Ragu Recipe
Slow-cooked boneless beef ribs are added to the crockpot with wine, vegetables, and herbs to create a flavorful beef ragu sauce recipe.
Mexican Shredded Beef
A crockpot Mexican shredded beef that is seasoned with chipotle chile and perfect for tacos and burrito bowls.
Sweet and Spicy Meatballs (Crockpot)
With grape jelly and a spicy chili sauce, these Crockpot Sweet and Spicy Meatballs are easy and only require 3 ingredients.
Crock Pot Beef Stew
An easy to make "dump style" crockpot meal. This Crockpot Beef Stew is delicious and as simple as throwing it all in the crockpot and letting it cook.
Chicken Crockpot Meals
Honey Garlic Chicken Crock Pot Recipe
Crock Pot Honey Garlic Chicken is an easy chicken thigh recipe infused with honey, garlic, and soy sauce.
Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken
This Crockpot Salsa Verde Chicken is creamy, flavorful, and easy to prepare. It's an easy dump-and-go crockpot recipe.
Crockpot Chicken and Stuffing Casserole
This easy to make chicken and stuffing casserole is assembled and cooked entirely in the crockpot.
Cilantro Lime Chicken (Slow Cooker Recipe)
Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken – A chicken full of cilantro and lime flavors that are perfect for tacos, served over rice, and keto-friendly.
Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken
Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken combines chicken breast, beans, tomatoes, corn, and green chile with Mexican spices right in your crockpot. An easy, delicious weeknight meal.
Pork Crockpot Meals
How to Make Carnitas
Carnitas are seasoned, tender, caramelized, shredded pork. I’m going to break down how to make carnitas in the oven, crockpot, and Instant Pot.
Soups & Stews in the Crockpot
Slow Cooker Potato Soup
You can make homemade potato soup from scratch right in your crockpot. This soup is loaded with bacon, potatoes, and cheese.