Fall is coming, it’s inevitable. With fall comes back to school, back to routine, back to hectic schedules, and meal planning a plenty. This list of easy slow cooker meals will make your busy week a little bit simpler.
I usually prep the ingredients before bed. Then in the morning toss them in my slow cooker, set it, and forget it. We have a healthy meal ready and waiting at the end of the day. Many of the recipes in this list are complete meals, but some require pairing with rice, salad, or pasta. I’ve categorized them below for easy reference.
20 Easy Slow Cooker Meals for Busy Moms
This recipe does have rice but since you put it in the slow cooker to start, it’s categorized as a complete meal. The added cheese makes this a great well rounded dinner.
5. Beef Stew
A classic dinner the whole family will enjoy. This is a simple and delicious recipe for the upcoming cool fall days.
8. Tamale Pie
A package of cream cheese and real bacon bits make this classic soup a hit!
Pair with Rice
This recipe has a sweet, delicious glaze that packs a punch and compliments the zesty tenderloin well. You can set aside some glaze as a dip too!
14. Orange Chicken
With only 3 ingredients how can you go wrong?!
Pair with Salad
Pair with Pasta