Crockpots… slow cookers… those magical kitchen gadgets that make your life so easy. Most of the time, it’s just a matter of dump all the ingredients in the pot, turn it on, and come home to some amazing aromas.
We love our slow cooked meals, so that’s why we compiled this great collection of Crockpot Recipes from GypsyPlate and around the internet.
From crockpot soups and stews to roasts, ribs, meatballs and so much more, there’s just so many wonderful crockpot recipes you can make when you don’t want to work too much in your kitchen.
Somehow, when meat cooks low and slow for hours in your slow cooker, it always ends up melt in your mouth tender and delicious.
Cook your way through this great list of crock pot recipes, you’re sure to find a new family favorite…
1. Crock Pot Barbacoa Pork
Starting off our list of unique crock pot recipes is this crockpot barbacoa pork. It’s super juicy, moist, tender, and garlicky. The pork is simmered in Mexican flavors and ingredients, like cumin, cilantro, and adobo sauce. One of our favorite crockpot recipes.
2. Crock Pot Ground Turkey Chili
This recipe isn’t joking when it calls itself easy. True to its name, this easy slow cooker chili is easy to make, super hearty, and wonderfully cozy. It cooks nice and slow, and will fill your house with the aroma of ground turkey chili.
3. Crock Pot Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken
When you think about Hawaii, you probably think about pineapples, which are a real star in this crockpot Hawaiian pineapple chicken. If you like Hawaiian food or pineapples, definitely give this one a try.
4. Slow cooker Meaty Cabbage Soup
Sometimes, we just don’t want to have to put a ton of effort into a meal. Lucky for you, this meaty cabbage soup uses simple ingredients, and is super easy to prepare, which makes it the perfect dish for a super busy day.
5. Crockpot Tuscan Chicken
Another delicious dish that doesn’t require too much effort is this crockpot Tuscan chicken. It uses an amazing parmesan sauce that’s creamy, dreamy, and garlicky, and it has spinach and sundried tomatoes. What’s not to love?
6. Cochon de Lait (Cajun Pulled Pork)
Cochon de Lait is a delicious pulled pork recipe from Louisiana. Traditionally, it was an all day pig roast event for a crowd. but For today we are going with the crockpot method..It has delicious seasonings and slow cooks to melt in your mouth perfection.
7. The BEST Crock Pot Pork Chops
Claiming to be the best in anything food related is a big claim, but these might just be the best crock pot pork chops that you’ll ever taste. The recipe goes over how to make them in a crockpot or an instant pot, so regardless of what you have, you’re ready to make them!
8. Slow Cooker Guinness Beef Stew
Another dish that’s filled with rich and savory flavors is this Guinness beef stew. Surprisingly, it uses tougher cuts of meat, because once meat is cooked in a slow cooker, the collagen that makes the meat tough melts and the meat becomes tender and juicy.
9. Crock Pot Crack Chicken
Despite it’s funny name, crack chicken is actually very popular. It’s chicken that’s creamy, cheesy, and so addictive, you’ll definitely be wanting to make it again! Go ahead and bookmark the recipe, because it’s going to be a favorite!
10. Kalua Pork (Hawaiian Style Pulled Pork)
Kalua Pork, or as many Polynesians call it “Kalua Pig“, is super simple. Yet when cooked for hours to fork tender with the right amount of seasoning, it will turn out, as the Hawaiians say, Onolicious!
Juicy, tender, smoky shredded pork that you find almost everywhere in Hawaii, on their classic lunch plates, at their Luaus, family get-togethers and potlucks is just a 3-ingredient wonder!!
11. Crock Pot Chile Verde
Chile Verde – Melt in your mouth tender pork chunks in a flavorful, spicy tomatillo sauce. It’s a great winter warmer, but it’s so good you’ll want it all year long!
And it requires next to no effort. After some quick prep, it’s one of those set it and forget it meals.. One of our best Crockpot Recipes..
12. Crock Pot Picadillo
This crock pot picadillo is a flavorful Puerto Rican dish that’s full of flavor. It’s made using ground beef and a sauce that uses tomatoes, cumin, bell peppers, green olives, and various spices. Fans of Latin food, you’ll love this one! Follow crockpot method in the post.
13. Crock Pot Ropa Vieja
Juicy, tender, and rich all describe this ropa vieja recipe. It’s made using beef, bell peppers, onions, Spanish olives, crushed tomatoes, and more to make a delicious ropa vieja, which is also known as Cuban braised beef.
14. Barbacoa Beef
These Barbacoa Beef are a great way to get those Mexican flavors in low-carb form. The beef goes great in tacos, burritos and bowls and lettuce wraps.
15. Birria (Mexican Beef Stew)
Birria… Get ready for a very delicious and popular Mexican stew full of savory, earthy and spicy seasonings, with fall apart meat cooked good old slow and low for hours .Beef Birria is an amazingly flavorful Mexican stew with a rich chili pepper infused consommé. Just wait till you try the meat in tacos… Follow Crock pot method in the recipe card.
16. Crockpot Buffalo Chicken
If you’re ready to spice things up, this easy 5-ingredient Crockpot Buffalo Chicken is the way to go!
It’s the ultimate dump and go recipe, and will be a big hit at all of your get togethers. Plus, it’s one of the most versatile recipes you’ll ever make.
17. Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon
It’s both hearty and rich, you’ll love this slow cooker beef bourguignon recipe. It’s super tender, and the meat will just melt in your mouth. The beef and vegetables are also slow cooked in a delicious homemade sauce.
18. Greek Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken and Potatoes
Lemon and potatoes just scream Greek, just like this Greek slow cooker lemon chicken and potatoes recipe does. If you’re a fan of Greek food, you will fall in love with this one. It’s packed to the brim with bright flavors and it’s super tender!
19. Crispy Pork Carnitas (Mexican Slow Cooked Pulled Pork)
Crispy pork carnitas may not be something you’ve tried before, but once you make it you’ll wish you made it years ago. It’s pretty similar to traditional Mexican carnitas, but it doesn’t use lard. They’re also super tender and juicy.
20. Slow Cooker Pot Roast
This slow cooker pot roast makes for a spectacular comfort food. It’s just a classic meal that uses real ingredients. Who doesn’t love that? The fresh onions and garlic add a ton of flavor, and help make the dish hearty and tasty!
21. Slow Cooker Loaded Potato Soup
If you’re looking for a recipe that will warm you up on a cold winter night, look no further! This slow cooker loaded potato soup is both easy to make, and delicious! Even if it’s not a cold night, it’s still definitely worth making.
22. Crockpot Salsa Verde Chicken
This crockpot salsa verde chicken is filled with sliced bell pepper, lime juice, and salsa verde. It’s healthy, easy to make, and delicious – you can’t really get any better than that! Go ahead and get your crockpot ready now.
23. Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken
Thai peanut chicken is a favorite for many, and if that describes you, you’ll surely fall in love with this slow cooker version. It’s creamy, flavorful, and served on noodles that are thick and rich. Trust us, you’ll enjoy it!
24. Crock Pot Chicken Noodle Soup
Maybe you’re not feeling so good, and you’d like a bowl of chicken noodle soup to help cheer you up and make you feel great. Well now you can make it in a crock pot! It’s super yummy, and for many people, it’s pure nostalgia in a bowl.
25. Crock Pot Asian Caramel Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
Not only is this Asian caramel slow cooker pulled pork super delicious, but it’s also super tender. The pork is smothered in a savory, addicting, sweet, and spicy sauce that’s made from coconut milk, chili sauce, soy sauce and more!
26. Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore
Another super easy dish to cook is this slow cooker chicken cacciatore. It practically cooks itself, and it’s super flavorful. The meal has chicken, onions, herbs, and vegetables that all get mixed into a thick tomato sauce that you’re going to love!
27. Crockpot BBQ Pulled Chicken
This crockpot BBQ pulled chicken isn’t just super tasty, it’s also super easy to make! It’s got perfectly tender chicken thighs, superb spices, and robust sauces to spice things up. It makes a phenomenal BBQ chicken sandwich.
28. Crockpot Tortellini Soup with Sausage
If you’re looking for a meal that’s easy to make, hearty, and comforting, look no further! This crockpot tortellini soup with sausage is made with Italian sausage, fresh tomatoes, cheese tortellini, cream, and spinach to make a bowl of goodness.
29. Slow Cooker Rotisserie Style Chicken
This slow cooker rotisserie style chicken is sure to be a new favorite in your house! It’s packed with juicy, delicious flavors, and it’s perfectly tender. If you didn’t think it could get any better, you’ll be happy to hear it’s also easy to make!
30. Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie
Another chicken recipe on our list is this slow cooker chicken pot pie recipe. It’s one of the easiest pot pies to make, and it’s made from scratch, so you won’t be using any store bought cream of chicken soup for this dish!
31. Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs
Everyone loves an easy to make recipe that melts right in your mouth- which is exactly what these slow cooker barbecue ribs do! They’re super tender, and they’re finished off in an oven to make barbecue sticky glaze and caramelize the edges.
32. Mississippi Roast Recipe
It can be fun to try making recipes in the style of a particular area, and it’s a great way to find out new favorite meals! If you’re a fan of roasts, you’ll love this Mississippi roast recipe. It’s famous throughout Mississippi for a reason!
33. Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak
Speaking of regional recipes, you’ll definitely enjoy this slow cooker Salisbury steak recipe. It makes spectacular comfort food, and it’s filled with rich flavors that will impress your entire family. Go ahead and try making it now!
34. Crockpot Creamy White Chicken Chili
This crockpot creamy white chicken chili stays true to its name – it’s creamy and delicious! It’s not too heavy, because it doesn’t use any heavy cream, and it’s wonderfully comforting, hearty, and just all around amazing.
35. Slow Cooker Indian Butter Chicken
Last on our list is this slow cooker Indian butter chicken recipe. It’s made with ingredients and spices that you probably already have in your cabinets, and the creamy, rich, flavors come together to make a restaurant-quality dish!
Wow, so many various dishes you can cook in your crockpot. Don’t they all look delicious?
Bookmark or pin this great collection of crockpot recipes so you always know where to find it. And be sure to subscribe to the GypsyPlate mailing list, we’re always cooking up great new recipes for you. Have fun…
- 6-8 boneless skinless chicken thighs
- 3 garlic cloves, chopped
- 3 tbsp butter, divided
- 1.5 cup cream
- 1/2 cup chicken stock (optional)
- 3/4 to 1 cup parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup sundried tomatoes, chopped or cut into strips
- 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning
- 3-4 cups spinach, packed
- 1/2 tsp red chili flakes
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp freshly cracked black pepper
- 1 Tbsp oil
- Season the chicken with salt, pepper, red chili flakes. Heat oil and 1 Tbsp butter in a pan on medium high heat. Add chicken and cook for 5-6 minutes. Flip and cook for 3-4 minutes on the other side. Transfer them to crockpot.
- In the same pan, add in the remaining 2 Tbsp butter. Add in garlic and sauté for 30-40 seconds. Add in cream and chicken stock and cook for 3-4 minutes. Stir in parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning and cook for a minute. Add in sun dried tomatoes and cook for a minute.
- Pour the sauce over chicken in the crock pot. Spread well. Cover and cook 3-4 hours on HIGH or 6-8 hours on LOW.
- Once the chicken is tender and cooked, stirred in spinach leaves and mix well with the sauce. Cover and cook till wilted.
- Let me know which recipes you try, I love hearing from you!
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