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10 Best Fail-Proof Crock Pot Recipes

Slow cookers are a lifesaver when life is busy yet we want good food. Here are our tried and true, best fail-proof Crock Pot Recipes.

Many of us are in a season of life where our Crock Pots need a permanent spot in the kitchen. No time to babysit the stove everyday. We’re already in knee deep with work, kids, and laundry. Somewhere in there, we’ve got to feed the family and we’d like it to taste good.

That’s where our faithful Crock Pot recipes come in. Here are 10 meals that can be prepped ahead (hello, meal prep) and taste absolutely fabulous. Bonus: most of these slow cooker recipes are on the healthier side, so you can feel great about the second helpings your family will want.

Best Crock Pot Recipes

  1. Easy Slow-Cooker Salsa Chicken. It’s soooo flavorful and tender. Wonderful served with flour or corn tortillas, over rice, or even over your favorite greens.

Chicken Salsa with Avocado

  1. Tender Slow-Cooker Roast Chicken. Way better than store-bought rotisserie. You know exactly what’s in it, so there’s zero worries about ingredients. Tender and packed full of flavor. If you’re lucky enough to have leftovers, shred the chicken and use it in the above recipe!

Slow Cooker Roast Chicken 2

  1. Slow-Cooker Corned Beef with Cabbage. Not just for St. Patrick’s. This tender, generously seasoned corned beef is delicious any day of the year. Cabbage, potatoes, and carrots make it a meal-in-one.

corned beef and cabbage

  1. Slow-Cooker Chili with Black Beans & Corn. This easy and tasty chili will make your eaters so very, very happy. It’s so tasty on its own, you can forgo the usual chili toppings. No need for sour cream (though we won’t fault you for sprinkling on some cheese.)

Slow Cooker Chili Black Beans and Corn

  1. 3-Ingredient Slow-Cooker Meatballs. Yes, really. Three ingredients is all you’ll need to turn just-okay meatballs into a luscious dinner the family will devour. These meatballs are delicious paired with fluffy rice.

3 Ingredient Crock Pot Meatballs 2_edited-1, best crock pot recipes

6. Slow-Cooker Garlic Mashed Potatoes. This is how you may choose to make mashed potatoes forever. The garlic-savory flavors make these mashed potatoes outstanding. Bacon not required, but highly favorable 🙂

Creamy Slow Cookoer Mashed Potatoes 3_edited-1

  1. Slow-Cooker Chicken Teriyaki. One taste and it’ll go straight into your dinner rotation. This dish is delicious over rice, noodles, or paired with a crisp salad.

Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki

  1. Turkey or Beef Chili with Sriracha. Kick it up if you like a bit of heat in your chili. You choose the spice level. It’s a favorite for all Sriracha lovers. Tone it down for the kids, if they prefer it milder.

Turkey or Beef Sriracha Chili

  1. Slow-Cooker Pork Loin. Everyone who tries it loves it. Who doesn’t want tender, lean pork loin that’s easy to make and savory-delicious? The gravy makes this dish oh-so-amazing. You’ll want to slather this gravy over all the pork; save some for pouring over potatoes, rice, or noodles also.

Slow Cooker Pork Loin

  1. Most Tender Slow-Cooker Pot Roast. It’s a Readers’ Favorite for a good reason. This pot roast is packed full of flavors, it’s supremely tender, and it makes enough for at least two nights’ worth of meals. We love this dish served over a plate of buttered noodles or mashed potatoes.

Tender Beef Pot Roast

We hope you’ll absolutely LOVE these slow-cookin’ recipes 💛

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fail-proof crock pot recipes

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    • Kiwi

    I love these crock pot recipes. Its time to pull mine out!

    • Kylie

    Wow! I’m totally loving this roundup! I’d love to try all of them! x

    • Catherine Santiago Jose

    It all looks so good! It’s indeed a BEST-. Anyways, I would like to try some of these recipes.

    • tweenselmom

    These all look really delicious! I’ve been looking for new recipes to try so I might just do these as well, thanks for sharing these ideas with us!

    • Mae

    These looks so good and easy to make! I’m drooling over that chicken teriyaki! hahaha

    • Rachel Loza

    These are THE BEST slow cooker recipes.

    • Rose Ann Sales

    These meaty dishes are so mouth watering,thanks for the recipes.

    • Nikki Wayne

    These are great recipes! This Got me craving for a meaty dishes so much! My mouth is watering..

    • Shadrack biwot

    sounds really delicious. would love to try this

    • Norma

    I love these slow cook recipes. They are great for the cooler months that are coming up. I would start with the chicken Teriyaki.

    • Kathy Kenny Ngo

    The mashed potato and the chicken teriyaki were really appetizing. I think I’ll have some tomorrow.

    • Kileen

    All of the recipes look so tasty! I am a huge lover of cock pot meals and would love to try all of these!

    cute & little

    • Maartje van Sandwijk

    Love a good recipe for the slowcooker! <3_<3

    • Mosaics Lab

    omg omg omg!!! All the food looks so good! I had no idea you can also do meatballs in slowcooker, i can’t wait to cook me some.

    • Sondra Barker

    Yum! The Tender Slow-Cooker Roast Chicken sounds delicious, I definitely need to try that.

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