Crockpot Recipes - Recipes for the Slow Cooker
All Day Macaroni & Cheese Recipe
Basic macaroni and cheese is easy to make in the crockpot. Try adding some canned tuna or cooked chicken, if you wish.
Barbecued Pulled Pork with Potatoes Recipe
Potatoes make the sauce smooth for easy pulled pork in the crockpot. Five variations are also included at the end of this recipe, such as Chinese Pulled Pork, Szechwan Pulled Pork, and Rum Pulled Pork.
BBQ Short Ribs Recipe
These short ribs are made with a tasty dry rub spice mix which can be used on any type of meat with equal success. This recipe is designed for the Crock-Pot BBQ-Pit® , but oven method instructions are also included. You can also use this recipe on a standard outdoor barbecue.
Black Bean-Mushroom Chili Recipe
Mushrooms take the place of beef in this hearty and healthy vegetarian chili. If you don't have a crockpot, a stovetop method is included.
Brisket with Sunchokes Recipe
Sunchokes, along with carrots, mushrooms, and onions, make a flavorful bed for beef brisket in the crockpot. The vegetables soak up the juices of the beef. The sunchokes, also known as Jerusalem artichokes, taste much like new potatoes when cooked in this manner, but are much healthier for you.
Burgundy Meatloaf Recipe
Let your crockpot take care of the meatloaf. Wine and herbs lend great flavor to meatloaf enriched with rice, bacon, tomato, and mushrooms. Beef broth may be substituted for the wine.
Chicken with Dry Rub Recipe
This version of crockpot chicken uses a dry rub rather than a liquid barbecue sauce. Unlike many crockpot chicken recipes which produce a pale result, this one results in chicken drumsticks and thighs with a gorgeous browned finish, perfect for these less expensive cuts.
Chili con Cashews Recipe
Hearty vegetarian chili will please all with carrots, onions, bell peppers, cashews, kidney beans, tomatoes, and raisins topped with Swiss or Cheddar cheese. Serve it over cornbread or pasta for a filling meal. The chili may be cooked on the stove-top or in a crockpot.
Coca-Cola© 7-Bone Roast Recipe
You won't taste cola, but the gravy is to die for! You may substitute any brand of plain cola, but do not use diet. It will also work well with other chuck roasts if you are unable to find a 7-bone roast. Oven-baked pot roast and vegetables is enhanced by a rich gravy. This recipe may also be made in a slow cooker.
Cornish Hens with Cherry Sauce (Crockpot) Recipe
Use the slow cooker to make no-fuss Cornish game hens with a delicious red currant jelly and cherry sauce. The shortcut stuffing begins with a mix and is improved with onions and chicken broth. These little birds make an elegant presentation, but they are so easy to make.
Crockpot Beef with Acorn Squash Recipe
Beef goes great with acorn squash in this thick stew made in the crockpot.
Crockpot Conversion Tips
Have a favorite oven-baked recipe you'd like to convert to use in your slow cooker? Tips on how to convert your favorite oven-baked recipe for use in the crockpot.
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Crockpot Corned Beef & Cabbage Recipe
Let the crockpot do the work for you. This version of corned beef and cabbage uses apple juice, orange, mustard, and cloves. It is not as salty as the traditional method and has a touch of sweetness from the fruits. Thus, it may appeal more to those who do not care for the traditional version.
Crockpot Cornish Game Hens Recipe
Use the crockpot to make no-fuss stuffed Cornish game hens with an easy orange honey glaze. Use a stuffing mix for expediency or make your own.
Crockpot Cranberry Dijon Pork Roast Recipe
Sweet and spicy cranberry sauce flavors pork roast cooked in the crockpot.
Crockpot Grilled Spareribs Recipe
Start these ribs in the crockpot and finish with a cola sauce on the grill or under the oven broiler.
Crockpot Harvest Pork Chops Recipe
Boneless pork loin chops are slow-cooked in the crockpot with acorn squash and apples for a hearty harvest meal.
Crockpot Irish Stew Recipe
Let your crockpot do the work on this hearty Irish stew made with lamb and vegetables. This recipe may easily be converted to oven or stove-top methods.
Crockpot Lamb Shanks Recipe
The crockpot is the perfect method to slow-cook tough lamb shanks flavored with mushrooms, red wine, and herbs. May be made in advance, refrigerated to get rid of excess fat, and gently reheated.
Crockpot Sloppy Joes Recipe
The crockpot does most of the work in this simple sloppy joe recipe.
Crockpot Yogurt Recipe
You can make yogurt in a thermos, an oven, on a heating pad, in the sun, on a wood stove, and in a crockpot. See links below for yogurt machine methods.
Garden Barley Oxtail Soup Recipe
Vegetables and barley enrich this hearty soup made with oxtails and loaded with beef. It begins in the crockpot and finishes on the stove.
Honey-Glazed Spareribs Recipe
Spareribs are marinated in honey, Worcestershire, garlic, and ginger, then cooked in the crockpot for tender ribs. Plan a day in advance to marinate the pork ribs.
Lemon Saffron Bread Recipe
This sweet saffron bread is cooked in the crockpot. Feel free to adapt the recipe to be baked in a traditional oven.
Mandarin Orange Rice Pudding Recipe
Let the crockpot do the work watching this delicious rice pudding flavored with mandarin oranges and raisins. It is a great way to use up leftover rice.
Maple Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe
Raisins, maple syrup, and apple juice flavor candied sweet potatoes made in the crockpot. This is a great recipe for holidays because the crockpot frees up your oven for other dishes.
Peppered Meatloaf Recipe
A tangy sweet and sour sauce tops this meatloaf cooked in the crockpot. You can make it the night before and refrigerate before turning it on in the morning. For those watching their carb intake, feel free to omit the crackers (or replace with Parmesan cheese) and brown sugar (or use a sugar substitute), and use a low-carb ketchup.
Pineapple Pork Stew Recipe
Easy pork stew takes on a Hawaiian flavor with pineapple and teriyaki. This version is made in a crockpot, but you can cook this stove-top in a Dutch oven if you wish. Serve it over white rice.
Pork & Mushroom Marengo Recipe
Hearty pork and mushroom stew is flavored with marjoram, thyme, tomatoes, and onion then cooked in a crockpot. Serve over hot rice for a complete meal.
Spiced Pork Roast Recipe
Spiced pork roast (fresh deboned picnic ham) is flavored with Worcestershire, brown sugar, herbs, and spices for an easy main dish for the slow cooker. Be aware that this particular recipe is designed for the Crock-Pot® Versaware product. Alternative instructions are included for standard and older model slow cookers.
Spicy Pineapple Pork Chili Recipe
Pork, white beans, tomatoes, pineapple, and chiles combine to make an unusual chili made in the crockpot. This is incredibly easy to make because you simply toss everything into the crockpot and let it cook with no supervision for 9 hours. Perfect for those who work all day.
Tangy Pineapple Sauce Recipe
Pineapple sauce made with cinnamon, rum, onion, currants, garlic, and ginger is great as a marinade, grilling sauce, or condiment. Fresh pineapple is a must for this sauce made in the crockpot. The sauce may be refrigerated up to 6 months.
Wild Rice Soup Recipe
Wild rice mix, vegetables, smoked turkey or chicken, and evaporated milk make a creamy soup in the crockpot.