4 Mouth-Watering Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Days

AAlex September 4, 2023 4:06 PM

We all have those days when time just seems to slip away from us, and before you know it, it's time to think about what's for dinner. But don't worry, we've got you covered with 4 mouth-watering slow cooker recipes perfect for those busy days.

Slow Cooker Chicken and Rice

Our first recipe is a staple comfort food with a twist. This slow cooker chicken and rice dish is not only easy to prepare but also incredibly satisfying.

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup long grain white rice
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1½ cups water
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Combine the soups, rice, and water in the slow cooker and stir until well mixed.
  2. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper and place them on top of the rice mixture.
  3. Cook on low for 6-7 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

When it's chilly outside, nothing beats a hearty slow cooker beef stew. This recipe is easy, delicious, and perfect for a busy day.

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs beef stew meat
  • 4 potatoes, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon each of salt, pepper, and thyme

Instructions:

  1. Add all the ingredients to the slow cooker and stir until well mixed.
  2. Cook on low for 7-8 hours or on high for 4-5 hours.

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili

For our vegetarian friends, this slow cooker vegetarian chili recipe is full of rich flavors. It's easy to make and is sure to please everyone.

Ingredients:

  • 1 can kidney beans, drained
  • 1 can black beans, drained
  • 1 can corn, drained
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 packet chili seasoning mix
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Add all the ingredients to the slow cooker and stir until well mixed.
  2. Cook on low for 6-7 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.

Slow Cooker Chicken Alfredo

Last, but not least, is a decadent slow cooker chicken alfredo. This recipe is creamy, delicious, and the perfect comfort food for those busy days.

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 jar Alfredo sauce
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Place the chicken breasts in the slow cooker and season with garlic powder, basil, salt, and pepper.
  2. Pour the Alfredo sauce over the chicken and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  3. Cook on low for 4-5 hours or on high for 2-3 hours.

Remember, these slow cooker recipes are not only delicious, but they also save you time and effort. So, the next time you have a busy day on the horizon, let your slow cooker do the work while you get on with the rest of your day.

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