15 Crockpot Dinners for Busy Nights

These 15 Crockpot Dinners for Busy Nights will save you a ton of time and effort in the kitchen while ensuring that you and the family get wholesome home cooked dinners, even during the busiest of times!

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Simply prep and add your ingredients to the slow cooker and get on with your schedule, returning to a warm meal at the end of the day or prepare and freeze these meals for later use.

From starters to mains, there’s definitely something in this list to get you excited about relying on your Crockpot for fail-proof meals!

Easy Slow Cooker Ratatouille

This classic French-inspired dish is a great side dish or starter with succulent vegetables such as eggplant, and a blend of spices. While it’s possible to make this Easy Slow Cooker Ratatouille in the oven, the slow cooker method does a fantastic job of sauteing the vegetables
and infusing the spices without it being at risk of becoming mushy.

Slow Cooker Pineapple Chicken Chili

Your taste buds are going to come to life with this Slow Cooker Pineapple Chicken Chili! Tender chicken breasts are slowly cooked in crushed pineapple, lime juice and sweet chili sauce which thickens as it cooks to offer you a perfect saucy consistency to serve over freshly made rice,
noodles or alongside some homemade dinner rolls!

Crockpot French Dip Sandwich Recipe

Ah yes! This Crockpot French Dip Sandwich recipe is definitely a recent favorite of mine and for good reason! The fork tender beef is served in a fresh baguette or French roll, served alongside the au jus (flavorful beef broth) that you can dip your sandwich into! Serve this alongside some
crisp fries and you’re good to go!

Slow Cooker Sausage And Ravioli

Who said a rich and flavorful pasta dish can only be made on the stovetop? This Slow Cooker Sausage and Ravioli is about to take your Italian cooking to the next level! Prep and add all the ingredients to the Crockpot, set on low for 4 hours and allow those beautiful flavors to blend and infuse, leaving you with restaurant quality ravioli!

Crock Pot BBQ Pulled Pork

Having pulled pork on hand is a great way to easily whip up a hearty meal in various forms including pulled pork soup, pulled pork sandwiches, wraps and so many more! Use this Crockpot BBQ Pulled Pork recipe to make a batch ahead of time to use whenever needed!

The Best Slow Cooker Vegan Chili

While I love my meat, I have to admit that sometimes it’s also good to break away, and this Vegan Chili definitely won’t disappoint! It’s ideal for those chilly (pun intended!) days and will supply you and the family with an abundance of whole-food goodness and delicious flavors!

Slow Cooker Beef & Broccoli

Ditch the Chinese takeout and opt for this Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli dish instead! It’s packed with all the typical flavors you’d expect from a great take out but at a fraction of the price while you get to feed the entire family!

Slow Cooker Whole Chicken

This Slow Cooker Whole Chicken is like rotisserie chicken at its best and you get to make it in the comfort of your own kitchen! There’s minimal prep required and it’s great for Sunday lunches with the extended family or to be used in various other dishes throughout the week as easy dinners.

Crockpot Ham Bone Soup

Ham soup is a great option for an easy and tasty dinner that you can whip up using any leftover ham you may have from the holidays!

Crockpot Lasagna Soup

I’m always a fan of adding a personal spin on traditional dishes and this Crockpot Lasagna Soup is a great example! Soft and tender lasagna pasta with rich and meaty flavors from the ground beef and Italian sausage makes this soup simply irresistible!

Crockpot Stuffed Shells

This Crockpot Stuffed Shells is another comfort-food recipe that won’t go wrong or unappreciated! I mean, seriously- what’s better than soft pasta shells that are stuffed with sauce and cheesy goodness?! I’ll leave that for you to answer!

Crockpot Strawberry Jalapeno Meatballs

Believe it or not but strawberry jam with jalapeno jelly provides these meatballs with a fruity flavor profile that’ll elevate an ordinary meatball dish to an entirely new level! Serve the juicy meatballs as a party appetizer, on rolls for lunch or over rice as a main dinner meal.

Slow Cooker Pot Roast And Gravy

Sunday roast just got a whole lot easier with this Slow Cooker Pot Roast and Gravy recipe! Serve it with a side of roasted veggies, homemade bread rolls or over some buttery garlic mashed potato!

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortellini Soup

This Slow Cooker Chicken Tortellini Soup is packed with Italian flavors, soft pasta and tender chicken. If you love pasta night then you’re guaranteed to love this slow cooker pasta soup!

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Tacos With Simple Slaw

These Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Tacos are a perfect addition to your Summer meal plans. It’s a BBQ in your tortilla with a helping of freshly made creamy slaw – enough to get the mouth

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  1. These look so yummy! I love using my slow cooker this time of year because I have so many garden and home projects on the go! Can’t wait to try a few of these recipes <3

    1. therockstarmommyblog says:

      Same girl! I hope you love a couple of these 🙂