14 Winter-Inspired Crock Pot Meals – Dump The Ingredients In And Walk Away!

sources: The Recipe Critic / Life in the Lofthouse

I truly cannot remember what mealtime was like before I got a crock pot. Our weeknights are extremely busy, so I’ll take whatever dinner-related help I can get. That’s why our crock pot gets so much use. We’ve compiled a list of 14 delicious, winter-inspired crock pot meals that are so easy to make, all you have to do is dump the ingredients in, walk away, and come back to a drool-worthy dinner!

1. Coconut Curry Lentil Soup

source: The Modern Proper

This slow cooker soup recipe is packed full of bold flavors and is the perfect thing to serve on a cold, blustery day. It’s also extremely healthy and full of protein.

2. Short Rib Chili

source: Food 52/James Ransom

What could be better than chili with a modern twist? This recipe is made with fall-off-the-bone beef short ribs. Need I say more?

3. Chicken Stroganoff

source: Food Network

This delicious chicken stroganoff recipe takes less than 15 minutes to prepare. All you have to do is dump in the ingredients and come back to a ready-made dinner.

4. Vegan Enchiladas

source: Oh My Veggies

For any vegans out there, this slow cooker enchilada recipe is a must-try!

5. Thai Peanut Chicken

source: The Recipe Critic

Creamy, flavorful, thai-inspired chicken with a surprising amount of hidden vegetables? Yes, please!

6. Pork Loin

source: The Recipe Rebel

Easy, tender pork loin with a flavor-packed garlic herb rub on a cold winter’s night – what could be better?

7. Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

source: Life in the Lofthouse

I don’t know about you, but to me, the definition of comfort food is this recipe for bacon cheeseburger soup!

8. Honey Garlic Chicken

source: Well Plated

There’s no such thing as boring chicken with a recipe like this one! Serve with rice and the vegetable of your choosing, and dinner is served.

9. Beef Bourguignon

source: The Recipe Critic

This recipe consists of tender, melt-in-your-mouth beef and hearty veggies, slow-cooked to perfection in a rich sauce. Pretty drool-worthy, right?

10. Jambalaya Risotto

source: Taste of Home

Want to bring some warmth to your kitchen on a cold day? This recipe for slow cooker jambalaya risotto is the solution!

11. Veggie Lasagna

source: Pinch of Yum

The best parts about this slow cooker vegetarian lasagna? It’s made with simple ingredients and is extremely healthy!

12. Savory Brisket

source: Tori Avey

This brisket is slow cooked to perfection along with onion, garlic, and spices. Say no more!

13. Baked Ziti

source: Build Your Bite

This slow cooker baked ziti is an absolute crowd pleaser! It’s hearty, delicious, and a recipe the whole family will love.

14. Curried Eggplant

source: Canadian Living

This is another delicious, flavor-filled recipe that’s vegetarian-friendly! Serve with naan, rice, and a dollop of plain yoghurt.

You now have a great assortment of simple, delicious, and healthy recipes to try out in your crock pot this winter. Happy cooking!