Using a slow cooker is one of the best solutions for hassle-free meals. Just prep your ingredients, add them to the slow cooker, press the start button, and carry on with your day! In this post we’re sharing 26 of the easiest dump-and-go slow cooker recipes. You’ll find everything here from roasts, to stews, and soups.
A packet of ranch mix and au jus mix add incredible flavor to this Mississippi roast. The beef cooks up tender and juicy and the pepperoncini peppers add color, flavor, and texture. Add potatoes and carrots to make it a one-dish meal.
Start the beef in the morning and come home to a succulent roast in the evening! Shred it up, add bbq sauce, and serve it on toasted buns.
You’ll love the flavors of this crock pot cube steak. The beef cooks up super tender and the gravy features fresh mushrooms, cream of mushroom soup, onion soup mix, brown gravy mix, beef stock, and thyme. Serve it over creamy mashed potatoes for a meal your family will love.
This crock pot pork shoulder is perfect for shredded pork sandwiches! It’s seasoned with garlic, onion powder, and paprika, and is simmered in barbeque sauce.
You’ll love the sweet and sour flavors of this sweet Hawaiian crock pot chicken. It’s super easy to pull together and it simmers on low for 4-5 hours. Serve it on a bed of steamed rice!
This crock pot beef and noodles dish is hearty and comforting. The beef simmers in the crock pot for several hours and the noodles are added during the last 10-20 minutes until perfectly tender. Add sliced mushrooms to make it extra hearty and serve it alongside steamed broccoli or green beans for a complete meal.
You’ll love the sweet and savory flavors of this slow cooker honey garlic chicken. It’s a one-dish meal that features tender chicken thighs, red potatoes, carrots, green beans, and onions in a delectable honey garlic sauce.
This copycat Trisha Yearwood mac and cheese is sure to become a family favorite! It’s super cheesy, tender, rich, and ready to serve in about 3 hours.
Smoky bacon adds bold flavor to this slow cooker chicken breast. It’s a flavorful and easy to make dish that’s impressive enough to serve to guests.
This tasty Mongolian beef is the perfect combination of sweet, savory, salty, and spicy flavors. Serve it over rice for a delicious meal your family will love!
You’ll love the flavors of this white chicken chili featuring chicken breasts, white beans, green chiles, garlic, and seasonings. It’s a comforting dish that has the perfect amount of heat and zesty flavor.
Root beer adds a sweet and tangy flavor to this succulent chicken dish. The chicken is seasoned with oregano, garlic powder, and onion powder, and is simmered in barbeque sauce until perfectly tender. Serve it over rice or mashed potatoes, or shred it up and enjoy it on toasted buns.
This slow cooker white stew features chicken breast, potatoes, carrots, celery, and parmesan cheese in an irresistible creamy sauce. Enjoy it as a one-dish meal or add a side of steamed rice.
Cilantro, red onion, jalapeno, cumin, chili powder and fresh garlic bring bold flavors to this chicken dish. The chicken is tender and succulent after simmering on low for 7-8 hours. Serve it over rice, mashed potatoes, or noodles!
This red beans and rice dish is comforting and full of flavor. It’s seasoned with thyme, bay leaf, smoked paprika, and cayenne pepper for a hint of spice. Enjoy this dish as a hearty vegan meal, or serve it as a side dish.
Your family will love the rich and creamy flavor of this black bean soup that’s also vegan-friendly! It’s loaded with protein-rich black beans, salsa, chili powder, cumin, and oregano. Serve it with crusty bread for dipping.
This is a great soup to make when you have leftover turkey after the holidays. It’s super easy to pull together and is loaded with turkey, veggies, and seasonings.
Hearty and comforting split pea soup is perfect for cold autumn evenings. Get it started in the morning and come home to a delicious soup for dinner.
Velveeta cheese is the secret ingredient in this creamy broccoli cheese soup. It takes about 4 hours to cook in the slow cooker and is delicious served with grilled cheese sandwiches or garlic bread.
This creamy and delicious tortellini spinach soup takes just 5 minutes of prep time and 3 hours to cook. Serve it to guests at your next get-together!
This sesame chicken is a delicious combination of sweet and savory flavors with a hint of heat. It’s a true dump and go dish and cooks up perfectly tender and delicious. Serveit over rice or noodles for a meal everyone will love.
Packaged brown gravy mix and au jus mix add delicious flavor to this steak and gravy dish. And with just 4 ingredients, it couldn’t be easier! Serve it alongside rice, mashed potatoes, noodles, and your favorite veggies.
Healthy and comforting lentil soup is perfect for colder evenings. It’s hearty, filling, and loaded with flavor. Carrots, celery, potatoes, and corn add flavor and texture. Enjoy it as a satisfying one-dish meal!
This vegan-friendly stew is hearty and comforting. It features butternut squash, bell pepper, lentils, chickpeas, tomato sauce, and seasonings. Serve it for next week’s Meatless Monday!
You’ll love the combination of sweet, savory, salty, and spicy flavors in this slow cooker pepper steak. It features tender beef tenderloin and bell peppers in a delicious gravy. Serve it over rice for a complete meal.
A package of cooked frozen meatballs makes this dish extra easy. The meatballs are tender and juicy after simmering in the creamy and flavorful sauce. Serve it over rice, noodles, or mashed potatoes.
Easy Dump and Go Slow Cooker Mississippi Roast Recipe
- 3-4 pound chuck roast
- 3/4 packet au jus mix 3/4 ounce (You can add the whole packet if you’d like to have a more salty flavor.)
- 1 packet ranch mix 1 ounce
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter 1/2 stick Make sure to use unsalted butter, otherwise your roast can be too salty.
- 10 pepperoncini peppers
- optional vegetables such as potatoes and carrots
- Place the roast into a 6-quart slow cooker.
- Add the au jus mix, ranch mix, butter and peppers around the roast. (If you cook the roast with other vegetables, you need to add them first and then place the beef on top).
- Cover the slow cooker. Cook on low setting for 8 hours, or high for 4-5 hours, or until the meat is tender and falling apart.
- Remove cover and shred the roast using two forks.
- (Optional) To thicken the gravy: Mix 1 tablespoon of cornstarch and 2 tablespoons of water in a small bowl. Then add the leftover liquid to a small saucepan and the cornstarch/water mixture. Cook for a few minutes until the gravy has thickened.
- Garnish with optional minced parsley and drizzle with gravy.
- Leftover roast can last up to 4 days in the fridge. It’s best to reheat in a skillet for about 10 minutes or until cooked through.
- You can freeze leftover roast and store it in a freezer-friendly container. They’ll last for up to 2 months.