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Slow Cooker Christmas: 16 Main Dish Recipes for the Holidays + Bonus Recipes

The Easiest Slow Cooker Turkey BreastIf you need ideas for your next holiday dinner, check out our collection Slow Cooker Christmas: 16 Main Dish Recipes for the Holidays. You'll find easy poultry recipes, slow cooker roast recipes, and Christmas ham recipes. No matter what your favorite dish is, you're sure to find a recipe you'll love. Each recipe takes a traditional favorite and puts a new spin on it. The main dish is the star of any Christmas dinner, so make sure what you prepare is extra special. By using your slow cooker, you can free up space in your oven for other dishes. Plus, many of these Christmas dinner recipes are dump-and-go, meaning you just throw the ingredients in your slow cooker and let it do the work for you.


Holidays are all about family. By spending less time prepping for a meal, you'll have more time to spend with your family. Although these meals are easy to prepare, they still pack plenty of flavor. Many of these recipes use seasonal flavors such as cinnamon, cranberry, and maple. Don't settle for your usual dish this holiday season. Try something new with our Christmas dinner recipes!


Slow Cooker Christmas Main Dish Recipes for the Holidays


Slow Cooker Christmas: 16 Main Dish Recipes for the Holidays

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Christmas Ham Recipes

Brown Sugar Honey Glazed Ham

If ham is your signature dish, then you'll love the sweet and salty taste of these slow cooker ham recipes. They're super simple and super delicious. Most of these Christmas ham recipes have a glaze that makes the meat tender and moist. From cider, to brown sugar, to beer, each ham is flavored a little differently. Pair one of these dishes with classic sides for a great dinner.

  1. Brown Sugar Honey Glazed Ham (shown above)
  2. Five-Ingredient Holiday Ham
  3. All Day Cider Ham
  4. Boneless Honey Glazed Ham
  5. Spiral Ham with Beer Glaze


For more slow cooker Christmas dinner recipes check out our free eCookbook, "Christmas Dinner Recipes: 18 Holiday Slow Cooker Meals and Ideas."


Slow Cooker Roast Recipes

All Day Cranberry Pork Roast

Make these slow cooker roast recipes when you want something different from the usual turkey and ham. We have pork roast recipes, slow cooker beef roast, and even a lamb roast recipe. You're bound to find something the whole family will enjoy. We guarantee you'll be making these Christmas dinner recipes again and again.

  1. Maple Brown Sugar Pork Tenderloin
  2. Cinnamon Cranberry Pork Roast
  3. Slow Cooker Roast Lamb
  4. Italian Beef Roast
  5. Turkey Thighs Pot Roast
  6. All Day Cranberry Pork Roast (shown above)


Pair one of these main dishes with a delicious slow cooker side dish from our collection of "26 Holiday Side Dish Recipes and Ideas."


Easy Poultry Recipes

Cran-Orange Turkey Breast

These easy poultry recipes are holiday classics. We've listed turkey breast recipes, as well as slow cooker roast chicken recipes. They are all flavored with herbs and spices, which makes the meat delectable. Plus, since the meat cooks in your slow cooker for hours, it's extra tender. Be sure to serve these Christmas dinner recipes with gravy drizzled on top.

  1. Two Ingredient Turkey Breast
  2. All Day Herbed Turkey Breast
  3. Slow Cooker Chicken and Mushroom Gravy
  4. Cran-Orange Turkey Breast (shown above)
  5. Roasted Chicken with Vegetables


Bonus Slow Cooker Main Dish Recipes for the Holidays:


Six Hour Cranberry Chicken  Cranberry Beef Roast  The Easiest Slow Cooker Turkey Breast  All Day Slow Cooker Ham

Six Hour Cranberry Chicken: The best part about this easy cranberry chicken recipe is that it cooks all day in your slow cooker! Prep it and go!

Cranberry Beef Roast: The steps for this recipe are super easy to follow, so by the time the slow cooker roast beef is done cooking, you will have a meal that the whole family is sure to love.

The Easiest Slow Cooker Turkey Breast: This recipe for The Easiest Slow Cooker Turkey Breast will allow you to enjoy turkey year-round with no stress.

All Day Slow Cooker Ham: Serve it up for your next holiday meal with your favorite sides. It's sure to be a hit!



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