Do you find yourself hitting the drive-thru more than you care to admit? Are you feeling guilty because you know your family is not being fed the quality meals they (and you) deserve?
Well, I’m not here to beat you up. There are certain seasons in life when I find myself in the exact same boat.
But what can be done about it? Two words: crock pot.
Yes, those handy little kitchen appliances can help us feed our families better food and more efficiently too.
So that is why I’m bringing you this plethora of crock pot recipes that you and your family are sure to love. By the way, your budget, waistline, and schedule will love them too.
Here are Your Delicious Crock Pot Recipes:
1. Slow Cooker Glazed Carrots
If you love carrots, you’re going to love them even more now that you can toss in a few simple ingredients and fix the perfect dish easily in your crock pot.
2. Crock Pot Balsamic Beef
This recipe is filled with lots of healthy ingredients and big flavor too. So if you need a flavorful go-to meal, then this could be it.
3. Carrot Cake Slow Cooker Oatmeal
Who says crock pot recipes are only meant for dinners? If you have rushed mornings, then you need to put your crock pot to work for you. You can begin by trying this delicious carrot cake oatmeal.
4. Slow Cooker Cinnamon Granola
Do you like homemade granola? I personally love it. I love it even more now that I know I can make it easily in my slow cooker.
5. Slow Cooker Chili
You are probably going to laugh, but when I first got married I wasn’t a very good cook. I didn’t know you could make chili besides in a slow cooker. So trust me when I tell you that this is an easy recipe.
6. Crock Pot French Onion Soup
Making soup is one of the easiest crock pot recipes one can do. It is surprising though the variety of soups you can make. You’ll definitely want to give this French onion soup a try.
7. Crock Pot Tater Tot Casserole
Tater tot casserole is one of those family favorites that you can quickly throw together when your day didn’t go as planned. It can be even easier now when you cook it ahead of time in your crock pot.
8. Crock Pot Green Bean Casserole
Green bean casserole is another family tradition. It is often seen on the table around the holidays, but thanks to this crock pot recipe you can enjoy it easily, anytime.
9. Slow Cooker Au Gratin Potatoes
These au gratin potatoes look cheesy and delicious. They are that much more appetizing because of how simple they are to fix. So if you need a delicious side dish, then you might want to give this recipe a try.
10. Crock Pot Honey Pork and Apples
Honey, pork, and apples is always a great flavor combination as crock pot recipes. So imagine being able to indulge in a tasty meal after a long day without having to spend hours on your feet cooking it. Well, you can with this recipe.
11. Crock Pot Chicken Enchiladas
My family and I love Mexican cuisine. So when I can make a delicious Mexican dish and not have to break a sweat doing it, I’m all for it.
12. Slow Cooker BBQ Shrimp
Shrimp is not a meat I usually think of cooking in a crock pot. But thanks to this recipe my mind is forever changed. So if you like barbecue shrimp, then you need to try it out.
13. Crock Pot Bacon Mushroom and Swiss Chicken
I was raised in a chicken family so we ate chicken just about any way you can prepare it. When I saw this recipe combining chicken, cheese, and bacon I knew I’d love it.
14. Crock Pot Apple Butter
We make homemade apple butter almost every year. My family loves it, but I have to say, cooking it in the crock pot is the only way to go. It saves you a lot of splatter burns that almost always happen when cooking apple butter.
15. Crock Pot Ham and Bean Soup
My husband loves brown beans, but if I’m going to eat them I really prefer to have ham in them. Naturally, I was thrilled to find this ham and bean soup recipe that I could prepare in my crock pot.
16. Crock Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken
If you love Chinese cuisine, then you probably love sweet and sour chicken. But instead of paying a lot of money at a restaurant for it, put it in your crock pot and make it fresh at home.
17. Crock Pot Cheeseburger Sandwiches
You may not be able to make whole cheeseburgers in a crockpot, but you can make delicious cheeseburger sandwiches.
So the next time you want burgers, and you need them to be cooking while you are doing something else, then consider this recipe.
18. Crock Pot Cherry Dump Cake
If you were to ask me what my weakness is, the answer would be cherry desserts. When I saw that you could have this delicious cherry dessert in a crock pot, I was instantly hooked.
19. Crock Pot French Onion Pork Chops
I love pork chops in the crock pot. It is a great way to fix them with a lot of flavors and very little fuss. Which is why I think this recipe is going to be so amazing.
20. Crock Pot Caramel Chocolate Dump Cake
Okay, if you want to see sin in a crock pot, this cake would probably be it. It has both delicious caramel and chocolate. So delicious and easy that it almost makes it seem wrong.
21. Crock Pot Banana Bread
I was so excited to find this recipe. I love baking banana bread and now that I know that I can make it in my crock pot, it makes it that much better.
22. Low Carb Crock Pot Pizza Casserole
I try to follow a lower carb diet because it truly does make me feel better. But it gets difficult because you feel like you cook lengthy meals all of the time. With this recipe, you don’t have to worry about meals being so time-consuming.
23. Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake
In the mood for a delicious chocolatey dessert that won’t take you a lot of prep to make it? Well, then you need this lava cake. It can be easily whipped up in your crock pot which makes it even better.
24. Crock Pot Hot Fudge Brownies
Hot fudge brownies are good anytime. Yet, they seem so much sweeter when you find out that they can be whipped up in your crock pot.
25. Crock Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage
My husband loves corned beef, and it tastes delicious when made in the crock pot. Growing up, this was the only way I’d eat it. So give it a try the next time you want corned beef.