Rock Your Crock! 7 Slow Cooker Recipes You’re Gonna Love

Comfort food from the crockpot is one of winter’s greatest delights. Slow cookers make recipes easy to mix together and make in the morning, with dinner ready and waiting for you when you get home from work! Crockpot food is rich, savory, and satisfying. Even better, it’s so easy! Most recipes require you to dump ingredients into the crock, then cover and let it simmer away until you’re ready to eat!

Just because you’re dumping ingredients into a crockpot doesn’t mean you’ll be eating a messy mound of food for mealtime. Au contraire, Crockpot dishes can be a gorgeous as they are delicious. Here are 7 of our favorite, mouthwatering meals for the crockpot—from chicken to meatballs, from soup to salsa chicken. You’re going to love every one of these Slow Cooker Superstar recipes!

Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki

Sometimes the tastiest things in life are the simplest. Like this incredibly easy Chicken Teriyaki. Quick, simple, so good over rice!

Teriyaki-Chicken

Slow Cooker Sticky Chicken Drumsticks

A handful of ingredients tossed into the crockpot, and six hours later you’ve got this delicious dish ready to serve! Perfect with a side of sweet potatoes and crispy green salad!

Slow-Cooker-Drumsticks

Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Soup

This delicious soup is a star of every meal! Whether you’re serving it for lunch or dinner, the rich, vibrant colors and savory flavors will warm body and soul!

Slow-Cooker-Parmesan-Soup

Sweet and Tangy Asian Meatballs

If this photo doesn’t sell you on why you need to make this recipe tonight, perhaps the fact that it all cooks up in the crockpot will! Simple, succulent, and totally worthy of every occasion—from cocktail parties to Sunday dinners!

Asian-Meatballs

Crockpot Spaghetti Lasagna

Just when you were craving Italian, but thinking you  had to go to a restaurant to enjoy it proper comes this recipe for the crockpot! Homemade lasagna has never been easier, or more awesome! This recipe uses spaghetti noodles in place of the lasagna noodles. Brilliant!

Crockpot-Lasagna

Crockpot Carne Asada Tacos

If you’re looking for a gourmet way to create a crockpot dish, this gorgeous recipe will have everyone glad they came to dinner! Tastes authentic, looks amazing!

Carne-Asada-Tacos

Slow Cooker Spicy Salsa Chicken

A Coupons.com Exclusive recipe! If you’ve got chicken, salsa, cheese, and scallions, you’ve got this gorgeous dinner ready to be slowcooked!

Spicy-Salsa-Chicken

Slow Cooker Spicy Salsa Chicken

This delicious chicken is so simple and tastes incredible! Spicy salsa combines with creamy cheddar and tops it all with zesty green onions. Serve on top of rice, or alongside corn bread for a truly delicious dinner!

1 ½ pounds thin-sliced chicken breast
2 cups spicy salsa
2 cups sharp cheddar
½ cup green onions, chopped

Place chicken bread in a 4-5 ounce crockpot. Top with salsa. Cover crockpot and cook on low for 5-7 hours. 40 minutes before serving, turn crockpot to high, sprinkle with cheddar and green onions. Place lid on crockpot and cook for 40 minutes, until cheese is melted. Serve and enjoy!

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Brooke McLay writes from high in the mountains of Colorado, where she lives with her four fab children, and works as a freelance recipe developer, food writer, food photographer, and cooking show host for Babble, General Mills, Good Cook, and other sundry companies. Her blog Cheeky Kitchen, has garnered praise for its colorful photographs, wholesome cooking, and lyrical musings. Her first cookbook is scheduled for release in 2013.

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