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Best of 2018: 50 Slow Cooker Recipes You Loved This Year

Check out the slow cooker recipes that were reader favorites this year!

Updated January 16, 2019
Best of 2018 50 Slow Cooker Recipes You Loved This Year

The New Year is always a good a time to reflect on the past year, which is why we at AllFreeSlowCookerRecipes have assembled this list of reader-favorite recipes! In 2018, readers loved comforting classics like roast beef and chicken and dumplings as well as simple dump and go recipes, casseroles, and slow cooker soups.

Whether you've been using a slow cooker for years or you just received one as a gift, these recipes will convince you that slow cooking is the way to go. 

Peruse our complete collection and try out the most popular recipes of the year! If you choose any of the below recipes you can rest assured that they will be delicious. After all, they are the most popular recipes of 2018 (according to readers like you).

You just might find a new favorite to take with you into 2019!

 

 

1. Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

If you're looking for an easy one-pot dinner recipe, then this Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken is it! This recipe is perfect for busy weeknights, especially in fall and winter.

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Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

2. Semi-Homemade Slow Cooker Caramel Rolls

This recipe for Semi-Homemade Slow Cooker Caramel Rolls is an easy slow cooker breakfast recipe that's perfect for those lazy mornings.

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Semi-Homemade Slow Cooker Caramel Rolls

3. World's Best Split Pea Soup with Bacon Bits

You just have to try the World's Best Split Pea Soup with Bacon Bits. This split pea soup recipe is better than any of the split pea soup recipes you've tried in the past -- no kidding. Even if you're not usually a fan of split pea soup, this is the recipe that will change your mind. The secret is in the slow cooking. Dried split peas, chicken stock, ham hocks, and chopped onion and carrots makes this soup extra flavorful and so comforting. Garnish this soup with crispy bacon bits or diced ham, and enjoy!

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World's Best Split Pea Soup with Bacon Bits

4. Slow Cooker Beef Goulash Soup

Looking for something hearty to start off your menu plan for a casual dinner party? Slow Cooker Beef Goulash Soup could make an excellent start to your meal. It is a flavorful and filling dish that guests will enjoy. This recipe, unlike traditional beef goulash, uses lean ground beef, potatoes and cabbage. It also includes peppers, tomatoes, and tons of sweet paprika that you can smell from a mile away. This vibrant soup is a lovely dish that your guests will remember and ask for again on their next visit to your home. 

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Slow Cooker Beef Goulash Soup

5. Slow Cooker Beef and Tater Tot Casserole

Slow Cooker Beef and Tater Tot Casserole is one of those easy slow cooker casserole recipes that's perfect if your family enjoys ground beef. Among ground beef slow cooker recipes, this dish couldn't be simpler to prepare.

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Slow Cooker Beef and Tater Tot Casserole

6. Hearty Tuscan Beef Soup

Hearty Tuscan Beef Soup is a great slow cooker soup recipe for making when you need a filling meal that requires little effort on your part. Dump all of your ingredients in the slow cooker, and let it do it's thing. Come home to a warm and comforting meal that will satisfy all of  your cravings. This soup is so hearty that it will satisfy all of the meat lovers, soup lovers, and even pasta lovers in your family. This is one recipe we'd recommend making for a main dish, however, it would also taste great alongside some salad and bread sticks for a full Italian-style spread.

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Hearty Tuscan Beef Soup

7. Homemade Chicken Gravy and Biscuits

When you need a comforting dish, turn to Homemade Chicken Gravy and Biscuits to take all your worries away. This wonderful gift from food heaven is so buttery and flavorful, you may want to eat it every day. In this dish, you get beautiful chunks of chicken topped with whole biscuits for a casserole-like dish unlike any you've had before. Mushrooms, parsley, and thyme add astounding flavor that pairs so well with this slow cooker recipe.

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Homemade Chicken Gravy and Biscuits

8. Slow Cooker Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

This recipe for Slow Cooker Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic has the most unbelievable taste. Your sinuses may never be the same and your spouse may not want to come near you for a few days, but that presence of garlic is totally worth it. Leaving the 40 cloves in the slow cooker for four hours allows the garlic juices to seep into the chicken giving it a taste and smell you will not soon forget. This dish is nicely paired with noodles or rice. You can pour some of the excess juices over the noodles or rice and enjoy the added flavor.

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Slow Cooker Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

9. Ultimate Sunday Supper: Chicken and Dumplings

Get ready for the Ultimate Sunday Supper: Chicken and Dumplings recipe. This is a classic chicken and dumplings meal that will do wonders with gathering your whole family around the dinner table on Sunday night. Chicken comfort food classics like this one are great for winning over your family through food. This flavorful dish brings you a healthy serving of vegetables, a wonderfully creamy broth, and the best dumplings you've ever had. This recipe will make the absolute perfect Sunday night dinner menu. Your family will love it!

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Ultimate Sunday Supper: Chicken and Dumplings

10. Creamy Enchilada Orzo

This Creamy Enchilada Orzo combines your two favorite days of the week, Meatless Monday and Taco Tuesday, to create one amazing slow cooker dinner. Black beans and orzo pasta add a hearty texture to this tasty dish, so your family won't notice that there isn't any meat in it. Moreover, this fantastic meal can simmer while you're at work. Simply combine ingredients such as cubed cream cheese, fire roasted tomatoes, and more in your slow cooker and heat on low for roughly eight hours. Until you've prepared this dish, you won't know how easy it is to make a meatless dinner.

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Creamy Enchilada Orzo

11. Trisha Yearwood's Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Trisha Yearwood's Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese Recipe is famous, and you will be too after preparing this decadently cheesy and creamy slow cooker macaroni and cheese recipe. Everyone who samples this Trisha Yearwood mac and cheese will go wild! This easy mac and cheese recipe is packed with butter, Cheddar cheese, two types of milk, and even eggs to make it extra rich! This will be the hit of your next barbecue. This side will have your guests coming back for seconds and thirds. Enjoy!

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Trisha Yearwood's Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

12. Slow Cooker John Wayne Casserole

This recipe for Slow Cooker John Wayne Casserole is a cowboy casserole recipe that can't be missed! This delicious and easy slow cooker ground beef recipe is meaty, cheesy, and packed with flavor.

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Slow Cooker John Wayne Casserole

13. The King of Casseroles: King Ranch Chicken

Nothing beats The King of Casseroles King Ranch Chicken, when you're searching for a satisfying weeknight meal. This king ranch chicken recipe incorporates tortilla chips, chicken, diced tomatoes, onion, and more. Two types of cream soup and shredded cheese make this king ranch chicken casserole dish extra cheesy and creamy. This recipe serves a crowd, so you can make it for guests, or enjoy leftovers the next night. No more worrying about the fussy eaters in your family. This cheesy, chicken casserole is perfect for pleasing those with a finicky palate. If some of the ingredients don't appeal to them -- like tomatoes or onions -- simply leave them out, or bake them into one half of the casserole instead. You can make this for a larger casual dinner, or as a weeknight main dish. It works well for both.

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The King of Casseroles: King Ranch Chicken

14. Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan "Meatballs"

Try a new spin on slow cooker meatballs with this slow cooker meatball recipe for Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan "Meatballs." Made with ground chicken, this recipe is a fun spin on chicken Parmesan These meatballs are made from scratch, but they aren't difficult to prepare. Serve them as an appetizer or over your favorite pasta for an Italian-style treat.

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Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan

15. Slow Cooker Beefy Nacho Soup

For your next Mexican-themed night we have a great easy slow cooker nacho soup recipe that could be a starter or paired with a salad to make a lighter meal. Slow Cooker Beefy Nacho Soup will really hit the spot on a cold night. This creamy dreamy beef soup is just what you had in mind for your heavenly soup choice. This is a soup that defintely tastes like your favorite nachos recipe. You top this with shredded cheese and tortilla chips and you have a masterpiece for sure. This soup is very easy to prepare and only takes a few hours to cook. Make this for your next weeknight meal. The family will love it.  

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Slow Cooker Beefy Nacho Soup

16. Savory Slow Cooker Meatloaf

This Savory Slow Cooker Meatloaf is pure, old-fashioned comfort! Meatloaf is such an easy dish to throw together, and when meal planning for a busy week, making it in the slow cooker is the perfect time-friendly option. You can put your meat and all of your ingredients in the slow cooker the night before and have your dinner cooking all day while you are at work. When you come home, your stress-free dinner is ready. 

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Savory Slow Cooker Meatloaf

17. Honey Garlic Chicken

From the blogger: "I really truly immensely appreciate food that you can just throw in a pot and walk away from for hours at a time. I think that's why I make so many soups and stews. In the pot they go, and when I come back from my day, there's a delicious meal just waiting for us. Short of hiring a cook, it doesn't get a whole lot better! This Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken recipe definitely fits in that category. And the smell it will fill your house with is kind of incredible. Chicken, honey, garlic, a touch of soy sauce - it's reminiscent of my favorite childhood Chinese food restaurant. It's not really an Asian dish, but we served it with instant white rice and roasted broccoli. Mmmmmm."

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Honey Garlic Chicken

18. 3-Ingredient Slow Cooker Cranberry Chicken

Here is a terrific chicken recipe for those nights when you are in a hurry and have little time for dinner preparation. We present you with 3-Ingredient Slow Cooker Cranberry Chicken. You can have this cranberry chicken recipe ready for your slow cooker in no time. This cranberry chicken slow cooker recipe could also be quickly prepared before you leave for the day and when you come home your chicken is ready to serve to your hungry family. They will be excited for a new twist on their chicken dinners. The cranberry flavor adds a sweet and delicious taste to a dish we know you will want to serve over and over. 

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3-Ingredient Slow Cooker Cranberry Chicken

19. Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs

It's time to pull out your favorite BBQ sauce and try out Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs. This recipe for BBQ ribs hits all the marks and is sure to leave your taste buds satisfied. The slow cooker really brings out the flavors in this recipe for BBQ ribs and leaves the meat nice and tender. You can let the ribs simmer in your slow cooker all day while you are busy working and they will be ready for you when return home. However, the enticing aroma of this BBQ ribs recipe will make self-control difficult, but the wait is definitely worth it.

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Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs

20. World's Easiest Slow Cooker Party Meatballs

Our readers love cocktail meatballs slow cooker recipes and in response, we created our version of Slow Cooker Party Meatballs in the AllFreeSlowCookerRecipes Test Kitchen. This easy slow cooker meatballs recipe is tested and approved.

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World's Easiest Slow Cooker Party Meatballs

21. Vintage Slow Cooker Chicken Paprika

Vintage Slow Cooker Chicken Paprika is a great dish to make when you're craving some good, comforting food just like Grandma used to make. This dish is bursting with flavor and color, making it just as pleasing to prepare as it is to eat. Chicken breastsmarinate in a delicious paprika sauce in your slow cooker until tender. Serve it over egg noodles and pair it with some crusty bread for a completely satisfying comfort dish that will make dinner something special no matter the day.

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Vintage Slow Cooker Chicken Paprika

22. Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce

If you're in search of the ultimate traditional gyro meat recipe, this recipe for Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce is a fabulous choice! Mix up your weeknight dinner routine with a tasty trip to Greece. This chicken gyros recipe will quickly become a family favorite. It's honestly one of our favorite slow cooker gyros recipes we've ever had the pleasure of making, and we're sure it'll become one of your favorites, too! 

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Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce

23. 1950s Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

1950s Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings is the comforting meal everyone needs. Even though slow cookers weren't around in the 1950s, this recipe gives you vintage comfort with modern convenience. It only takes 10 minutes to prep this recipe and the rest of the work is done by your slow cooker! The delicious dumplings are made from pieces of refrigerated biscuits that have been rolled in flour so you won't have to spend time making homemade dough. To turn this recipe into a full meal, stir in some frozen peas and carrots.

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1950s Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

24. Bacon Green Bean Casserole

You haven't had an easy green bean casserole recipe quite like this before! This Bacon Green Bean Casserole recipe is a an easy green bean casserole that uses bacon and fried onions for a crispy and smoky flavor. This simple recipe is a great one to make around the holidays, but it's equally as delicious all year round. It gets its creamy flavor from chicken broth, heavy cream, flour and Parmesan cheese, and it's crunchiness comes from tasty fried onions. This is the recipe to make for a potluck or holiday party - a winner every time!

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Bacon Green Bean Casserole

25. Sweet and Spicy Pulled Pork Tacos

This easy slow cooker recipe for Sweet and Spicy Pulled Pork Tacos is a fantastic new spin on pulled pork. These tacos are made with sriracha and honey, giving this dish flavors that are perfectly balanced between sweet and spicy. The slow cooker makes the pork tremendously tender and moist. You’ll love piling this pork high onto your favorite tortilla and topping it with avocado and cilantro. These tacos are so amazing that you will never feel the need to dine out for Mexican again.

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Sweet and Spicy Pulled Pork Tacos

26. Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs

From the blogger: "These Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs couldn’t be simpler! They have a homemade spice rub and are slow cooked until they fall off the bone, then you can slather them in any barbecue sauce you like! I feel like it’s an awesome recipe for segueing from Spring to Summer. You can have all of that summer barbecue flavor, without all of the work. And when it’s too hot to even think about cooking, the slow cooker takes all of the work out and keeps the house cool."

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Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs

27. All-Day Italian Meatball Soup

Try this All-Day Italian Meatball Soup recipe for a hearty meal that is so easy to make. This slow cooker meatball soup recipe combines tomato, bell peppers, and onions and flavorful, slow-cooked meatballs in a beef broth. A meal this comforting is hard to resist, and with this Italian meatball soup slow cooker recipe you'll be able to make it any time. This soup make a great meal no matter the occasion, and can be served in a smaller portion for a tasty lunch option.

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All-Day Italian Meatball Soup

28. Slow Cooker Chicken, Broccoli and Rice for Six

This slow cooker chicken breast recipe for Slow Cooker Chicken, Broccoli and Rice for Six is a simple, one-pot chicken recipe that's great for weeknight meals. This creamy, cheesy chicken dish is packed with wholesome ingredients, such as broccoli, chicken breasts, rice and Cheddar cheese. Two types of cream soup make this slow cooker chicken recipe extra rich and creamy. Prep this dish, and let it cook for a few hours in your slow cooker. You'll come home to a delicious meal, ready to serve.

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Slow Cooker Chicken, Broccoli and Rice for Six

29. Lazy Buffalo Ranch Chicken Casserole

This Lazy Buffalo Ranch Chicken Casserole tastes so good! Tender chicken, creamy ranch dressing and finger-lickin' buffalo sauce come together with pasta noodles for the best flavor you can imagine without hardly lifting a finger. What could be better than that? Make this easy buffalo ranch chicken casserole on a night of the week when you don't feel like expending a lot of energy, but you still want to eat a like a king. This slow cooker chicken casserole is one that could happily stay on your permanent menu. 

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Lazy Buffalo Ranch Chicken Casserole

30. Slow Cooker Creamy Baked Potato Soup

Everything you love about the classic loaded baked potato takes soup form with this Slow Cooker Creamy Baked Potato Soup recipe. This creamy slow cooker potato soup recipe is a delicious and comforting soup to try as the cold weather approaches. Many potato soup recipes call for heavy cream to achieve that creamy consistency, however, this one uses cream cheese instead. You still get a rich and creamy flavor without as many calories or fat, depending on the kind you use. To keep that feel of a loaded baked potato, feel free to top your soup with bacon bits, sour cream or shredded cheese. 

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Slow Cooker Creamy Baked Potato Soup

31. 5-Ingredient Fall-Apart Roast Beef

If you are on the hunt for an easy roast beef recipe that your whole family is sure to love, then this 5-Ingredient Fall-Apart Roast Beef is a must-make. With just five simple ingredients, you will have a roast beef for dinner that is tender and juicy. Just place the roast in the slow cooker and pour the soy sauce, red wine, and garlic over the top of it. After the roast cooks, make a delicious gravy with the drippings of the meat. This scrumptious slow cooked roast beef recipe pairs nicely with mashed potatoes and fresh vegetables. This easy roast beef recipe will be the hit of your next dinner. Don't delay trying this!

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5-Ingredient Fall-Apart Roast Beef

32. Simply the Best Slow Cooker Meatloaf Recipe

We call this recipe our Simply the Best Slow Cooker Meatloaf recipe because it keeps dinner simple and delicious. Unlike many other meatloaf recipes, this one keeps the ingredient count low without sacrificing flavor. 

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Simply the Best Slow Cooker Meatloaf Recipe

33. Chili Casserole

From the blogger: "I never created a recipe until last week. It got cool around here and the minute that happens Hubs and I are both in the mood for chili. The problem? I make a huge batch and then don’t want to eat it ten times that week! So I came up with a new variation on an old fave. You may have thought of this before but for me it was a new one. Frugal, nutritious, and used up leftovers. Score!!!"

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Chili Casserole

34. Three Ingredient Pork Chops with Gravy

Make a classic dish with little effort with this recipe for Three Ingredient Pork Chops with Gravy. You whip up these slow cooker pork chops by adding a "cream of" soup of your choosing. For example, you can use cream of mushroom soup. This recipe works best with boneless pork chops, preferably ones that are thick. Serve your slow cooked pork chop recipe with mashed potatoes and your favorite veggies and you'll have a great meal in no time. This would make a fabulous weeknight meal, but would also work well for a casual dinner on the weekend. 

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Three Ingredient Pork Chops with Gravy

35. Italian Beef Bolognese Slow Cooker Pasta

Craving Italian food? You'll go bonkers for this Italian Beef Bolognese Slow Cooker Pasta recipe. Packed with all the flavor you expect from a Bolognese sauce, this slow cooker pasta is a familiar dish perfect for lunch or dinner. Slow cooker recipes like this are great because you can throw everything in and forget about it. Start this yummy sauce in the morning and it'll be ready to eat when you are.

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Italian Beef Bolognese Slow Cooker Pasta

36. Heavenly Honey Garlic Chicken

This Heavenly Honey Garlic Chicken is out of this world. Because this easy slow cooker chicken recipe is sweet, savory, and spicy, you won't be able to resist it. If you're dying to make this chicken slow cooker recipe, remove your slow cooker from the depths of your kitchen and throw a handful of easy-to-find ingredients in it. Then just sit back and relax as this wonderful Asian-inspired dish simmers for a few hours. Your family will be thrilled to consume a terrific Chinese dish that tastes amazing without having to leave the house. They will sing your praises after this fantastic meal. 

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Heavenly Honey Garlic Chicken

37. Lazy Chicken Alfredo

Lazy Chicken Alfredo is an excellent dish to make because it's easy and takes all day to cook. It's filling and delicious. Cream of chicken soup and cream cheese make this easy chicken Alfredo recipe creamy and moist. Italian dressing mixed with garlic adds a great taste to this dish. The recipe also calls for mushrooms and peas. Serve your slow cooker chicken Alfredo over a bed of noodles. Pair it with garlic bread and a side salad for a delectable meal.

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Lazy Chicken Alfredo

38. Slow Cooker Cashew Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

For your next Chinese-themed night we have a fabulous stir fry-style recipe that you can actually make in your slow cooker. How amazing is that. Slow Cooker Cashew Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry is a tantalizing recipe that you will not be able to resist. Your meat will simmer in your slow cooker until it is juicy and tender, along with some amazing vegetables and cashews. Who needs to go out for Chinese food, when you can make restaurant-quality dishes in your slow cooker at home. This easy slow cooker beef and broccoli recipe will be received well and we are sure it will end up on your monthly meal plan. 

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Slow Cooker Cashew Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

39. Sweet Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

Want to feel like you are eating out at a Chinese restaurant? Sweet Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken will take you there. This shredded chicken dish bathes the chicken in an unbelievable tasty sauce that will send you to the moon. The secret ingredients include hoisin sauce, balsamic glaze and tomato paste. If you like your sauce hot, crushed red pepper flakes or sriracha can also be added to spice things up. This is an easy dish to throw together the night before. It's nice to come home from work and have something that is ready to serve. 

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Sweet Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

40. Paleo Copycat Zuppa Toscana

If you're trying to stick to your paleo diet, but still crave recipes from your favorite restaurants, this Paleo Copycat Zuppa Toscana is a great option! This is one paleo slow cooker recipe that's easy to prepare and tastes delicious. Made with bacon, sausage, potatoes and coconut milk, this recipe brings all the flavors you love without using any grains, dairy, sugar or gluten. Bring a taste of the Olive Garden into your home with this easy paleo slow cooker soup.

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Paleo Copycat Zuppa Toscana

41. 5 Step Beef and Broccoli

5 Step Beef and Broccoli is an easy slow cooker Chinese food recipe made with pantry ingredients you likely already have laying around. This is one of those slow cooker recipes for beef that's both tasty and simple. After it cooks for about 6 hours, serve it over rice for a complete, Chinese-inspired meal. This beef and broccoli recipe will remind you of your favorite Chinese take-out restaurant, but it's a lot less expensive to make the dish at home.

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5 Step Beef and Broccoli

42.Jalapeno Popper Chicken Taquitos

Hold on to your hats -- These Jalapeno Popper Chicken Taquitos are out of this world. This easy chicken taquitos recipe takes cream cheese, jalapenos, and chicken, and stuffs them inside a crispy tortilla. Perfect for a game day appetizer or party, these slow cooker jalapeno popper chicken taquitos are sure to be a hit among your guests. The creaminess of the cream cheese cools down the heat of the jalapenos, and the chicken adds flavor and protein to the meal. Don't miss out having these amazing treats on your menu. Your guests will be blown away by this recipe. 

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Jalapeno Popper Chicken Taquitos

43. 2-Ingredient Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken

Here is a terrific game day recipe that is incredibly easy and delicious. Your menu will be complete with these pulled chicken sandwiches doused in a tangy barbecue sauce that will set your mouth ablaze. It's as easy as putting some chicken breasts in the slow cooker, pouring in your favorite barbecue sauce and the cooking fest begins. When the chicken breasts are soft and juicy you pull them out to shred and put them back in for an hour to soak up some more barbecue juices. Your party will be a hit with pulled chicken sandwiches that are always a winner. 

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2-Ingredient Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken

44. Husband's Favorite Beef Barley Soup

From the blogger: "This soup is a complete meal. It was my late husband's favorite and we'd have it at least twice a month during the winter. I'd serve it with some nice crusty rolls and a green salad, depending on how hungry we were. The soup is absolute perfection."

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Husband's Favorite Beef Barley Soup

45. Slow Cooker Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

This dish will bring comfort and warmth to your family during those brutal colder months of the year. Slow Cooker Homemade Chicken Pot Pie is a wonderful dish to make for a weeknight meal. This recipe is totally made from scratch. To begin this easy slow cooker chicken pot pie recipe you will cube some yellow potatoes and boneless, skinless chicken thighs. You add in some creamy sauce and let this combination cook for several hours. Later you will add in a bag of peas and a bag of carrots. Then you will add freshly baked biscuits to the top. This is sure to become a family favorite. 

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Slow Cooker Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

46. Sweet Tomatoes Copycat Sweet Tomato Basil Soup

If you've ever craved Sweet Tomatoes' sweet tomato basil soup at home, get ready for this recipe! Now you can make it in your slow cooker with our Sweet Tomatoes Copycat Sweet Tomato Basil Soup. It's so easy to recreate, you'll be amazed at how much it tastes like the restaurant version. This simple slow cooker tomato soup recipe's secret weapon is the caramelized tomato paste and crushed tomatoes -- they give it a flavor boost like you won't believe! You can easily add pasta to this soup to create a heartier meal you can make for dinner.

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Sweet Tomatoes Copycat Sweet Tomato Basil Soup

47. Marlene's Creamy Lemon Chicken Thighs

Marlene's Creamy Lemon Chicken Thighs will make you homesick for the meals Mom used to make. This old-fashioned chicken thighs recipe is sure to be a winner with the whole family because it brings comfort to the table. Mustard, lemon juice and chicken broth combine for a creamy sauce that coats these tender, slow-cooked thighs with the perfect flavor. For an easy yet elegant meal, this is a no-brainer. This is the perfect main dish to serve at something as special as Easter dinner, howevr, it's practical enough to make for a Thursday night at home.

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Marlene's Creamy Lemon Chicken Thighs

48. Easy Potato Soup with Bacon

When the weather outside is frightful, you'll want to warm up with a bowl of this Easy Potato Soup with Bacon! Hearty and full of flavor in every bite, this easy slow cooker soup recipe is one you'll want to try as soon as the temperature starts to dip. This soup is rich and creamy, and will be a delicious and comforting dinner after a long day of work and running errands. This recipe can be made in advance; simply store it in the refrigerator and plan to reheat it within three days. When you're ready to serve this soup, simply use toppings like chives, green onions, cheese, and cooked broccoli. 

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Easy Potato Soup with Bacon

49. Classic Swedish Meatballs

Everyone needs a good Swedish meatball recipe, and this simple slow cooker recipe for Classic Swedish Meatballs will quickly become your go-to. These meatballs are a super simple dish that will be a huge hit at any church potluck or holiday party. Cooking the pork and beef meatballs in the slow cooker makes them incredibly tender and moist. They’re flavored so well and their size makes them the perfect bite-size appetizer. This is also a relatively quick slow cooker recipe, so you could make this last minute for a party or in time for a weekday dinner. 

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Classic Swedish Meatballs

50. Slow Cooker Cinnamon Roll Casserole

If you're looking for a cozy and easy breakfast casserole for the holidays or a Sunday brunch, this breakfast casserole recipe for Slow Cooker Cinnamon Roll Casserole is a simple, to-die-for treat. This impossibly easy breakfast bake includes pre-made cinnamon roll dough, maple syrup, whipping cream, and easy-to-find baking ingredients, such as vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Each bite of this homemade cinnamon rolls recipe will be pure, gooey heaven! Make this for your next brunch and there will not be a piece left to be had. It's that good and your guests will be over the moon with this cinnamon dessert.

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Slow Cooker Cinnamon Roll Casserole

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