15 Satisfying Slow Cooker Recipes

This slow cooker recipe roundup shows how to make your favorite braised recipes for easy and satisfying weeknight meals.

Slow Cooker Beef Chili from Skinnytaste

This easy slow cooker beef chili requires less than half an hour of effort and you'll come home to a meal that tastes like you've been cooking all day.
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Quick Posole with Pork

Despite this recipe having a cheater-like approach with a surprisingly short ingredient list and no waiting all day for it to be done, it tastes remarkably like the real deal. Swear.
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Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

This bowl of comfort features all the hearty, stick-to-your-ribs goodness of traditional split pea soup with the added benefit of tossing everything in the slow cooker and walking away.
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Slow Cooker Indian-Style Chicken

A slow cooker riff on chicken tikka masala that slowly cooks chicken thighs in a tomato sauce layered with spices. Oh so gratifying. Oh so simple.
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Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Here’s a soothing dinner fix with a ridiculously high taste-to-effort ratio. And you'd never guess it's healthy. Consider it the soup equivalent of Taco Tuesday. 
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Slow Cooker Ribs

All the scintillating, fall-off-the-bone magnificence of smoked ribs. None of the standing outside in the snow or sleet to tend your grill or smoker.
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Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Things don't get much simpler or more satisfying than apples, sugar, and spice coaxed to loveliness. A simple autumn staple made in a slow cooker.
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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

"Simple." "Sloppy and delicious." "No-fuss." 'WOW!" That's what folks are saying about this easy peasy, hands-off pulled pork.
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Slow Cooker Tacos al Pastor

Slow cooked pork shoulder, topped with a pineapple and avocado salsa and then smothered in chipotle mayo. All your tacos dreams come true.
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Carnitas ~ Mexican Braised Pork

This Mexican carnitas recipe is authentic braised and fried pork that makes for conversation-stopping, fall-apart-tender awesomeness.
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Slow Cooker Chicken Stock

Making stock from scratch was never difficult. And it just became even easier thanks to this simple yet perfect slow cooker approach.
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Slow Cooker Chicken With Garlic and Potatoes

This slow-cooker chicken rewards you with a heady aroma followed by fall-off-the-bone tenderness and flavor-imbued potatoes. A just outcome for being organized in the morning.
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Slow Cooker Applesauce

This recipe is gonna change your mind about store-bought applesauce. And not just because it lets you use your slow cooker and walk away. Wait'll you taste it.
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Leftover Roast Chicken Soup

"Just like something Grandma made." "A great way to have chicken leftovers." "WONDERFUL!" That's what folks are saying about this soup.
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Vegetarian Chili

The best vegetarian chili recipe we've ever tried. Even better, it's easy to make, just spicy enough, and can even be made in the slow cooker.
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