Pinnable Slow Cooker Recipes for Days When Dinner is Rushed

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Slow cooker recipes save the day when you know that dinner will be hurried. You just have to add the ingredients in the morning, and it cooks dinner while you work. When you get home, serve a freshly prepared, hot meal to yourself and your family. Keep these pinnable slow cooker recipes for future use.

Slow Cooker Jambalaya

Slow Cooker Recipes Jambalaya

Photo: Pinterest/Le Crème de la Crumb

A Cajun staple is one of the fastest, easiest meals you can make in a slow cooker. Though Le Crème de la Crumb’s jambalaya recipe calls for sausage, shrimp, and chicken, feel free to change the ingredients as needed based on what you have on hand. Everything except the shrimp goes into the pot and cooks for a few hours. Add the shrimp, if using, at the end to avoid overcooking it.

Crock Pot Swedish Meatballs

Slow Cooker Recipes Swedish Meatballs

Photo: Pinterest/The Country Cook

With some prepackaged items, you can cut your preparation time for dinner. The Country Cook shares the secret of making Swedish meatballs quickly. Just keep a small number of ingredients on hand to have a creamy, hot serving of meatballs over egg noodles for dinner.

Slow Cooker Dijon Pork Chops and Potatoes

Slow Cooker Recipes Dijon Pork and Potatoes

Photo: Pinterest/Bake at Midnite

Who thought pork chops could be so creamy and delicious? A bit of Dijon mustard gives these pork chops from the Midnight Baker enough of a kick to wake up your taste buds. Even if you don’t have pork chops on hand, prepare the recipe with just potatoes, and you’ll have a new side that your family will love. Of the many slow cooker recipes you’ll see, this is one not to miss.

Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli

Slow Cooker Recipes Beef and Broccoli

Photo: Pinterest/Well Plated

Forget take out! Make your own beef and broccoli for a lot less money. This recipe from Well Plated includes fresh broccoli and lower sodium ingredients. If you want to eat healthier without spending hours in the kitchen, try this fast and flavorful recipe in your slow cooker.

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Slow Cooker Recipes Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Photo: Pinterest/The Magical Slow Cooker

Love chicken enchiladas but hate the prep work required for them? Many slow cooker recipes make stews, but this one from The Magical Slow Cooker recreates all the flavors of chicken enchiladas in a hearty, spoonable dish. With big flavor and fast prep, you’ll love this recipe for days when you don’t have time for making a meal from scratch.