7 Slow Cooker Dinners You Can Easily Prep, Set, And Forget

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So, you’re interested in finding out more about slow-cooked meals? If you just bought yourself a crock-pot and want to test out its limits, then that’s something we can totally help with. 

First of all, you might want to check out this guide on making slow-cooked meals. If you feel like you’ve got the basics down, then we can get to business and start looking at recipes. Your options for slow-cooking are quite many and come in handy when you don’t have that much time for cooking. Prepare the ingredients, turn on the slow-cooker in the morning and come home in the evening to a juicy, flavorful dish!

7 slow-cooked meals to save you some time

Beef bourguignon is one of the staples of French cuisine, and we must say we’re big fans of it. It’s not the easiest of recipes, but of those of you who are still beginners, we give you this simple path – cook it in a slow cooker. Buy a nice cut of flank steak, pair it with the rest of the ingredients and put that slow cooker to good use.


Let’s put the slow cooker to good use by making some delicious pork ribs today. Cook them on a low temperature so they can properly cook, making the meat fall right off of the bone. All you need next is a side of french fries and a nice barbecue sauce.

Today is a special day, so let’s put that slow cooker to good use. Let’s make some slow cooked ribs and serve them in a special manner, like this sandwich we got over here. Make sure you’re patient and cook them for about 4 hours, to make that juicy meat fall right off the bone.

Another recipe that puts that old slow cooker to use. So, if you haven’t used it in a while, now would be a good time to start. Plus, a sweet and full of flavor beef curry is always a recipe to enjoy. It’s easy to make and full of flavor, so what’s not to like.


This spicy vegetarian dish almost makes itself! All you have to do is whip up the sauce made from garlic, ginger, honey, harissa, and tomato paste. Then prep the chickpeas, bell peppers, zucchini, onions, and carrots. Add everything to the slow cooker and take a break. Your meal will be ready in 5 hours and you don’t even need to keep an eye on it.

Chicken Alfredo is an Italian-American dish quite popular in the U.S. And we don’t see why not. It’s a pasta dish with chicken, cooked in a savory butter and cream sauce. But today we were feeling a bit lazy and decided to cook the dish in the slow cooker. It may take a bit more time, but surely it’s easier!

Usually cooking a delicious meal requires effort, but this recipe here is quite an exception! It is delicious because the star ingredient is lamb breast, which is slow-cooked, resulting in meltingly tender meat, rich in taste, that goes very well with the other ingredients added in the crock-pot. However, you will need some time, so arm yourself with patience, because a few hours later the reward will be absolutely delicious!


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Article by Ruxandra Grecu from So Delicious. View the original article here.