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29 Super Slow Cooker Budget Meals


Updated September 19, 2016
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Slow Cookers are great for making dinner while you're out of the house, but what's even better than saving time making dinner at the end of the day? Saving money. With our collection, 29 Super Slow Cooker Budget Meals, you'll find all the slow cooker budget meals you've been dreaming about, and the best part is, they will help keep your stomach and your wallet full.


Next time you're running low on time and cash, use some of the easy, budget-friendly recipes in this collection and take the stress out of preparing dinner. You'll have to plan ahead by buying your ingredients beforehand, prepping your meal and setting your slow cooker before you leave for the day, but when you walk back in the door after a long day, you'll be happy to find a hearty, slow-cooked meal ready and waiting for you. With these easy budget recipes for your slow cooker, you'll never be at a loss for a great meal, side dish, or dessert recipe. Better yet, they'll help keep your costs low and your spirits high.

29 Super Slow Cooker Budget Meals


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29 Super Slow Cooker Budget Meals


Table of Contents

 Best Budget Meals for Soup

Budget Recipes for the Main Course

Easy Budget Recipes on the Side

Budget Friendly Meals Perfect for Your Sweet Tooth



Best Budget Meals for Soup

Easiest Broccoli Cheese Soup

Budget Slow Cooker Potato Soup 

Slow Cooker 8-Can Taco Soup

Easiest Broccoli Cheese Soup (shown)

Tasty Tater Tot Cheeseburger Soup

Tomato Basil Parmesan Soup

All-Day Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Best Slow Cooker Cabbage Roll Soup


Check out 16 Ground Beef Slow Cooker Recipes + Bonus Recipes for easy weeknight meal ideas on a budget.


Budget Recipes for the Main Course

Cheesy Slow Cooker Chicken and Noodles


Slow Cooker Ham and Cheese Casserole

Stupidly Easy Slow Cooker Ravioli

Easy Bacon Mac and Cheese

Slow Cooker BBQ Sloppy Joe Casserole

Savory Slow Cooker Breakfast Casserole

Cheesy Slow Cooker Chicken and Noodles (shown)

Stuffed Slow Cooker Bell Peppers

Slow Cooker Budget Taco Chicken Bowls


Easy Budget Recipes on the Side

Easy Southern-Style Green Beans

Slow Cooker Bacon and Cheese Potatoes

Slow Cooker Dinner Rolls

Simply Easy Baked Potatoes

Slow Cooker Broccoli and Cauliflower Gratin

Easy Southern-Style Green Beans (shown)

Creamy Cornbread and Bacon Casserole

Cravable Cheesy Cauliflower


Budget Friendly Meals Perfect for Your Sweet Tooth

Slow Cooker Salted Caramel Cookie Bars

Slow Cooker Toffee Coffee Cake

Creamy Chocolate Fudge with Sea Salt

Easiest Ever Red Velvet Cake

Chocolate Covered Cheesecake Balls

2-Ingredient OMG S'mores Cake

Easy All-Day Apple Pie

Slow Cooker Salted Caramel Cookie Bars (shown)



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So many recipes, so little time. I can't wait to try many of them.

Hi jschwabenland1 6519407 - Thank you for the suggestion. We do have a wide variety of "all day" slow cooker recipes that you can find here: Hope this helps! -Editors of AllFreeSlowCookerRecipes

Could you organize some main dish slow cooker recipes by cooking time for those of us who are away from home for 8 hours or more? The only one I know of is the pot roast. I like pot roast, but what else could I try?

could have use more cheap recipes for those of us that only have $24.00 to spend for the month on food.


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