10 Quick And Easy Crock Pot Recipes


10 Delicious Quick And Easy Crock Pot Recipes for Dinner

by Jacqueline Samaroo

Ahh- the crockpot! A wonderful way to prepare delicious and healthy meals for your family while saving on energy, time and money. Your crockpot or slow cooker uses much less electricity than a conventional electric oven. Plus, while it is cooking, you have time to go do other important things – like spending quality time with family members. Foods cooked in your crockpot are more nutritious since they retain more of their vitamins and minerals than when cooked by other methods such as frying and boiling.
Here are 10 awesome recipes you can prepare in your crockpot. Hopefully, once you try these, you’ll be inspired to pull out your handy slow cooker more often!

Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

“Exceptional flavor and a wonderfully easy recipe.” Eric

This recipe combines many delightful flavors of Indian cuisine. Sauté some chicken, onion and garlic then add the spices – curry powder, curry paste, garam masala and tandoori masala – along with some tomato paste. Stir and pour into your crockpot. Add some cardamom pods, yogurt and coconut milk, plus a bit of salt. Leave the crockpot to work its magic. When it’s done, remove the cardamom pods and serve. Delicious!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 4 hours 15 minutes
Total time: 4 hours 30 minutes


Mexajita Chicken

“I can’t believe anything so easy could be so good!” SandraSoCal

Tender, juicy and tasty chicken that’s a breeze to prepare. Sear seasoned chicken breasts in hot oil. Put pinto beans and water into the crockpot and add the chicken on top. Pour in tomatoes over the chicken and sprinkle on some fajita seasoning. Slow cook and serve. So easy!

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes



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Slow-Cooker Chicken Adobo

“This is a very inexpensive meal and utterly delicious.” nyneelie

This Filipino dish tastes even better the day after! Layer garlic, ginger, onions and a bay leaf into the crockpot. Add the chicken on top (without the skin, please) and pour on a mixture of vinegar, sugar, soy sauce and pepper. Cover and cook. Wow, that was easy! Now just remove the ginger and bay leave and this dish goes so well with steamed rice.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 4 hours
Total time: 4 hours 15 minutes


Slow-Cooker Indian Beef

“The flavors were beautiful!” ginamum

The flavors in this dish blend well but you can still savor each one. Coat the beef with flour, salt and pepper. Brown batches of the beef in hot oil and then place them in the crockpot. Sauté onion, ginger and garlic before adding in chili and curry paste. Add tomatoes and water, let it boil and then pour the mixture over the beef. Stir in some cinnamon and cardamom and set the crockpot to do its job, giving it a stir when the cooking is half done. Before serving, remove the cinnamon and cardamom pods and stir in some coriander, leaving a sprinkle of coriander for the top. Yummy!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 5 hours 50 minutes
Total time: 6 hours 5 minutes


Slow-Cooker Beef Bourguignon

Slow-Cooker Beef Bourguignon

“I had a wonderful time preparing this dish!!” Angyummy

Beef, bacon, dry red wine and a crockpot – Wow! Season the beef with salt and pepper and brown batches of it in hot oil. Set it aside and use the same oil to brown your onions and carrots. Add the garlic and stir before pouring in some good quality red wine and beef broth. Add thyme and stir. Empty the mixture into your crockpot, add in the beef and some bacon then leave it to cook. Serve with a garnish of earthy fresh thyme and it’s the perfect sophisticated dinner to come home to.

Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 8 hours 30 minutes
Total time: 9 hours


Crock Pot Stifado

“Thanks for an easy superb dish.” Panino

Here is a delectable Greek stew for you to try. Brown batches of the beef in hot oil and place them in the crockpot. Sauté onions then add garlic, allspice and cinnamon. Stir in some vinegar, sugar, a bay leaf and some tomato sauce, then pour the mixture over the beef and set to cook until tender. Add feta cheese and cook for 10 minutes more and you are ready to serve. Just pull out the bay leaf and serve the stew over mashed potatoes or buttered pasta. It’s filling and oh so good!

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 10 hours
Total time: 10 hours 20 minutes



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Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

“This turned out amazing!” ddigustio

This is so soft that it makes a great burger filling. Evenly layer onion and garlic into your crockpot and add in some chicken stock or broth. Coat the pork with a spice rub of chili powder, salt, sugar, cinnamon and cumin. Layer the pork on top of the garlic and onions and set the crockpot to work. Once done, take the pork and shred it using a pair of forks. Place it back into the crockpot with a little of the liquid it was cooked in or some barbeque sauce. That’s it! Your perfect pulled pork is ready to be served.

Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 6 – 10 hours
Total time: 6 hours 30 minutes – 10 hours 30 minutes


Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chili

“Made this last night, and WOW it is delicious!” Vivian

All the ingredients in this dish go so very well together. Sauté some onion and garlic and add in ground turkey to cook through. Pour the meat into your crockpot and add some carrots, potatoes, celery and tomatoes along with tomato sauce and chicken broth. For flavor, add cumin, coriander, paprika, red pepper flakes and a little salt and pepper. Stir and leave to cook. Mix in some red kidney beans and cook a few minutes more, then serve topped with green onions. It’s a spicy chili dish to warm you up on a cold day!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 6 hours
Total time: 6 hours 15 minutes


Slow-Cooker Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Chili

Slow-Cooker Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Chili


This is too easy! Place chicken, black beans, sweet corn, enchilada sauce and taco seasoning into the crockpot and let it cook. Stir in some shredded cheese and serve topped with green onion, sour cream and more cheese. Tortilla chips make the perfect accompaniment to this.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 4 hours 10 minutes
Total time: 4 hours 20 minutes


Crockpot Turkey Chili

“The family LOVED it!” Ginna

A simple dish that tastes great. Sauté onion and then add the turkey to brown. Pour into the crockpot along with all the other ingredients (bell pepper, tomato sauce, black beans, kidney beans, diced tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, salt, pepper and garlic powder). Stir to combine and leave to cook. Your wonderfully rich chili is ready to serve!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 6 hours
Total time: 6 hours 15 minutes



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