These satisfying suppers are perfect for your busy schedule. Just toss in the ingredients and let your slow cooker do all the work.
This slow-cooker chili recipe is as easy as it is delicious. Browning the meat before adding it to the slow cooker brings
out the rich flavor of the dish.
Nothing is more comforting than a big bowl of hearty Brunswick stew. For extremely tender meat that's easy to shred, try cooking
on low heat for a long time. High heat yields a less tender product.
Make your favorite creamy coleslaw to serve with or on this barbecue sandwich. Freeze any leftover meat for up to one month.
This pork-and-bean mixture is versatile. Serve it spooned over cornbread or rolled up burrito style in flour tortillas. Make
hearty nachos, quesadillas, or tacos too. It can even be used as a meaty addition to huevos rancheros (fried corn tortillas
topped with fried eggs and salsa).
Add a dash of hot sauce to your bowl for extra heat. Use a variety of your favorite beans, if you wish, in this recipe.
Serve these flavorful roast beef sandwiches with reserved broth for dipping.
All you need is 20 minutes to get this dish in the slow cooker, then you have a hearty chicken and veggie supper waiting for
you when you get home.
Make a simple one-dish dinner that's sure to wow your guests. This beef recipe, flavored with gravy and mushrooms, is a hearty,
filling dish. Pair with a salad or bread, for sopping up the sauce, and you're ready to eat.
Brown the meat in a Dutch oven, then let the slow cooker work its magic as the rich spices meld. You can also serve the versatile,
tender beef over baked potatoes instead of in soft tortilla shells.
Serve shredded brisket on top of tortillas with your choice of toppings for a creative taco night.
Slow cookers don't brown food, so here we broil the ribs for extra flavor before adding them to the pot. Serve with cornbread
and a simple green salad with creamy Italian or ranch dressing.
If your company runs late, the meat for the burritos will hold for quite a while. Keep warm on low in the slow cooker, if
This Italian pot roast is an easy weeknight dinner. Play around with the mushroom selection; try baby portabellas or creminis.
This slow-cooker version of the fan favorite King Ranch Chicken Casserole is sure to please the whole family.
Tip: Removing the slow cooker's lid during the last 30 minutes of cooking gives the casserole oven-baked flavor and texture.
Serve this simple-to-fix recipe with buns and slaw, fill a quesadilla, or spoon over hot cooked cheese grits or toasted cornbread.
Start with a whole chicken, cut up, and simmer in a homemade barbecue sauce of ketchup, cola, cider vinegar and a splash of
bourbon for a Southern barbecue flavor. Enjoy this slow-cooked chicken by itself or as a sandwich piled with Pickled Peppers & Onions atop Sweet Potato Cornbread.
Once the chilly weather sets in, we guarantee you'll be looking forward to this spicy dish after a long day at work.
A chuck roast paired with sweet potatoes and butternut squash will hit the spot on the chilliest winter nights.
Make a classic chicken and dumplings recipe even more Southern by topping the vegetable-and-chicken-packed stew with cornbread
Get all the satisfaction of a hearty casserole with none of the messy cleanup. Preparing it in a slow cooker will ensure an
even more tender bite.
Host a grits-bar brunch, and start with these simplified grits. Then, offer a variety of toppings so that everyone can make
their favorite combination.
You can also serve the delicious beef in slider buns with your favorite sandwich toppings for a heartier meal.
We like the tang and body that green tomatoes give this comforting stew.
Rev up your slow cooker the night before. Perfect for game day, tote it to the game, plug it in, and let your crowd build
their own sandwiches.
Freeze pot roasts and braised pork shoulders in their cooking liquid—it preserves the juicy flavor and tender texture while
guarding against freezer burn. Portion cooled meat into zip-top freezer bags, add cooking liquid, and freeze up to 1 month.
Start by slow-cooking pork shoulder in an aromatic bath of pineapple, beer (try a floral, spiced white ale like Hoegaarden
or Blue Moon), and canned chipotles in adobo. Then shred the meat and set out a taco bar full of fresh flavors, bright colors,
and crunchy textures. You can't go wrong here. We like bowls of crumbled cheeses, sliced radishes, chopped onions, avocado,
shredded cabbage, and plenty of fresh cilantro.
Prices range from $25 for a basic, two-temperature-setting (Low/High) model to $125 or more for a programmable, multi-temperature model.
This savory meatloaf recipe is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Easy Side: Prepare 1 (30-oz.) package frozen country-style shredded
hash browns according to package directions. Stir in 1/4 cup each chopped fresh parsley, sour cream, bottled Ranch dressing,
1 tsp. freshly ground pepper, and 1/2 tsp. salt.
Here's a low-fat version of the Louisiana favorite with all the classic, cue-the-trombones flavor you'd expect in this hearty
dish. Make a big batch and freeze leftovers for later.
This comforting slow cooker dish is perfect for Thanksgiving or an easy supper.
Complete the meal by trying this easy side: Drizzle sliced fresh tomatoes with oil-and-vinegar dressing; season with salt
and pepper to taste.
Slow cooking oxtails (beefy cuts from the tail of a cow) with red wine and aromatic vegetables releases their rich flavor,
creating a hearty, fork-tender stew that’s guaranteed to take the chill off a cold winter’s evening.
This versatile recipe can be used in lots of innovative ways. Shred the cooked chicken, and toss with hot cooked pasta. Create
a casserole, or jump-start a fililng for easy enchiladas or a fast pot pie.
This hearty Italian classic features chicken slow-cooked with spinach and carrots. Easy Side: Toss 1 (5-oz.) package mixed
salad greens with 2 cups each refrigerated unsweetened pink grapefruit sections and diced avocado, 1/2 cup sweetened dried
cranberries, and 1/3 cup bottled poppy seed dressing.
All you need are 5 ingredients and 10 minutes of prep time to make this citrusy lemon-rosemary chicken for dinner.
Hearty black beans, deli-roasted chicken, and Mexican cheese pair perfectly in these easy, company-worthy chimichangas.
This recipe calls for baby portobellos, but your favorite sliced mushrooms will work just fine. Serve the beef tips over hot
cooked egg noodles or rice tossed with parsley.
Thinly sliced pancetta (unsmoked Italian bacon cured with salt and spices) and a few quick twists of kitchen string turn an
inexpensive pork loin into a party-worthy dish.