Did you know that January is national slow cooking month? To help you celebrate we’re sharing some of the best Crockpot recipes from around the internet. Try out some of these winter slow cooker recipes! 

Now that the weather has cooled off most of us are not looking to go out to eat as much, right? Ordering takeout might be tricky and expensive. These slow cooker recipes for national slow cooking month are a great way to keep up with your social distancing while also enjoying delicious and budget friendly meals. 

Why should I be using a slow cooker? 

If you are looking for some reasons why using a slow cooker is smart, here are just a few: first of all, it’s much easier for cleanup. Most of these recipes can be made in one pot


Another reason you’ll want to start using the Crockpot to cook meals is for the ease of use. There’s no need to spend hours in the kitchen. Most of these recipes go into the slow cooker and then the magic happens without your help! 


Finally, the slow cooker doesn’t heat up the house. So if you are looking for ways to cook awesome meals without turning on the oven or the stove the Crockpot is your answer! 

The Best Winter Slow Cooker Recipes: 

Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff

This easy version of beef stroganoff is simple to make and great for everyone in the family. It’s hearty, wholesome, and perfect for making in advance. 


Slow Cooker Thai Pumpkin Soup

The red curry paste adds a special zing to this recipe that everyone will love! It’s a great recipe to pair with your favorite sandwich! 


Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Soup

This creamy style chicken soup is indulgent and very delicious. Everyone will love this comfort food recipe that you can pair with breadsticks, rolls, or crackers. 


Slow Cooker Meatballs and Fettuccine

Meatballs are always a crowd pleaser in our house and they will be in yours too with this delicious spaghetti recipe!


Slow Cooker Beef and Cheesy Dumplings

This delicious beef recipe is paired with cheesy dumplings that will put a smile on everyone’s face. This is a great winter slow cooker recipe but also a family friendly dinner that will make the whole family happy. 


Italian Slow Cooker Chicken

Italian slow cooker chicken is easy to make and it’s great for everyone. It’s simple, hearty, and indulgent while being loaded with all your favorite Italian flavors. 


Slow Cooker Ham and Pea Soup

This split pea soup with ham is great for the cooler months. It’s nice and warm, thick and hearty, and pairs great with crackers or crusty bread. 


Slow Cooker Tuscan Bread Soup

This Tuscan bread soup is unique and very hearty. It’s a wholesome dinner recipe that everyone will devour. It’s great for meal prep and lunches too! 


Slow Cooker Beef Ragu

With a little bit of time to prep this meal is ready all on its own. Beef ragu feels like a fancy meal but it’s easy enough for even busy weeknights! 


Slow Cooker Bacon Mushroom Chicken

If you have bacon lovers in the house you’ll need to try this chicken. It’s a creamy and delicious recipe that everyone will devour. 


Smoky BBQ Pork Ribs

If you love ribs but you hate the mess and fuss, this easy slow cooker recipe will be a hit in your house! 


Slow Cooker Chorizo Frittata

This slow cooker frittata is a great way to start the day. You can also use it as a brunch recipe or breakfast for dinner. It’s so good you’ll find any excuse to make it! 


Slow Cooker Pork Belly

Making pork belly in the slow cooker is easy and delicious. You can use this pork belly in apricot sauce in a variety of ways. 


Slow Cooker Pork and Apple Pot Roast

Making a pot roast is not difficult. You’ll love this simple apple and pork roast recipe that is great for a special occasion, make it for New Years or add it to your meal plan for the coming weeks! 


Slow Cooker Cuban Pulled Beef

You’ll love making this pulled beef recipe. It’s loaded with delicious flavors and you can use the leftovers for tacos, carnitas, and more! 


Slow Cooker Deep Dish Pizza

Ever made a pizza in the slow cooker? If not, you are missing out! This great recipe for pizza in the Crockpot is family friendly and you can make it with any toppings you like! 

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