Fill your slow cooker (and your belly) with one of these delicious recipes from Food Network stars Michael Smith, Ree Drummond, Ina Garten, Alton Brown, Anna Olson, Nancy Fuller and Valerie Bertinelli.
Cook and Entertain, Simultaneously
Sweet and savoury party mix is toasted to perfection in the slow cooker. The low and slow cooking method ensures each and every bite is as evenly crisp and delicious as the last. Plus, you’ll be able to greet your party guests while the snacks are slow cooking away.
Slow Cooker Peppers and Pork Chops
Pork is seared on both sides and placed into a slow cooker with apples, onions and broth for a cheap, fuss-free weeknight meal.
Slow Cooker Peach Cobbler
Skip the oven and try your hand at this simple and satisfying peach cobbler made in the slow cooker.
Wake up to ready-to-eat oatmeal packed with dried cranberries and figs, cooked overnight in your slow cooker.
Slow Cooker Chili Baked Beans
Make a big batch of this spicy pork and beans dish to serve for dinner and freeze the rest for another time-crunched weeknight.
Slow Cooker Beef Ragout with Rigatoni
Make this easy and comforting beef ragout when you’ve got a house full of people and don’t want to turn on the oven.
Slow-Cooked Tomato and Garlic Fettuccine
The slow cooked sauce, fresh basil and rich mix of ripe tomatoes delivers a burst of taste to family-style dining that’s sure to bring guests together.
Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Legs
Anna Olson’s easy and cheap slow cooker dinner will have the house smelling like summer BBQ, even if it’s mighty cold outside.
Slow Cooker Scalloped Potatoes
Creamy and buttery, these slow-cooked scallops are not to be missed. Guests digging into the rich layers of mandolin-sliced potatoes might just forget about their mains.
Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice
Classic red beans and rice are transformed into a lean dinner that couldn’t be easier to prepare. Everything is tossed together in a slow cooker and set to cook — that’s it! When you get home from work, a hearty, fragrant meal will be waiting for you.
Italian Slow Cooker Beef Sandwiches with Giardiniera Aioli
A lean cut of beef turns melt-in-your-mouth tender when made in a slow cooker, creating a crave-worthy base for a not-so-average sandwich. To lighten this up further, enjoy the beef on top of a kale salad, romaine lettuce or quinoa.
Slow Cooker Beef Stew
A medley of vegetables — think multicoloured carrots, potatoes and beets — round out this hearty beef stew.
Chicken, White Bean and Corn Chili
Anna Olson masters a hearty chili with this mouthwatering slow cooker recipe that combines chicken, white kidney beans, fresh corn, jalapeno peppers and last but not least, beer.