Make the most of your time and your grocery budget this season with 10 satisfying crock pot recipes featuring affordable ingredients that nourish the body and soul.
Slow Cooker Red Curry Chickpeas and Squash
Enjoy authentic-tasting Thai at home without all the calories and cost of takeout. This gently spiced, belly-warming curry with chickpeas and acorn squash is the perfect meat-free main when autumn nights start to get chilly.
Curried Carrot-Ginger Soup
A fall classic gets a boost of color and nutrients from ultra-affordable, pantry-ready sweet potatoes in this take on carrot ginger soup. Spiced with aromatic curry powder and topped with savory scallions, it’s a perfect vegan-friendly lunch, light dinner, or seasonal side dish.
Green Chili Pork
Put some green in your fall – and your wallet – with herby, spicy green chili pork. Budget cut pork shoulder becomes moist and fall-apart tender slow cooked in salsa verde, green chilies, and fresh cilantro.
BBQ Cheddar Meatloaf
Rake up leaves and work up an appetite for this satisfying, surprising twist on Meatloaf Monday. Ranch seasoning, bell pepper, and barbecue sauce are big time flavor boosters in this cheddar-topped loaf inspired by cheeseburgers.
Slow Cooker Pecan Monkey Bread
Halloween isn’t the only time for fall treats. The whole family will go bananas for sticky, sweet, pecan monkey bread that’s a cinch to make for brunch or dessert using refrigerated biscuit dough.
Slow Cooker “Mississippi Roast”
Get two stick-to-your-ribs, cool weather meals from one easy, inexpensive recipe. Tender, slow cooked beef chuck flavored with the zing of pepperoncini is equally delicious spooned over mashed potatoes and served later as a cheesy sandwich.
Pumpkin Pie Spice Oatmeal
Enjoy the flavors of Thanksgiving dessert at breakfast time, anytime. With aromatic pumpkin pie spice, maple syrup, and crunchy almonds, these overnight oats are a little slice of heaven.
Kielbasa and Sauerkraut Stew
Break out the beer steins, we’ve got a hearty stew inspired by Oktoberfest. Turkey kielbasa, potatoes, and sauerkraut accented with the flavor of caraway seeds is a one-pot trip to Germany.
Serve a cup of coziness this fall with easy, hot mulled cider. Cinnamon, cloves, apples, and oranges transform store-bought cider into a warming sip with the optional kick of bourbon or dark rum.
Slow Cooker Cinnamon Rolls
Treat yourself to gooey, delicious homemade cinnamon rolls without all the work. A few simple ingredients turn refrigerated biscuit dough into a weekend brunch staple easy enough to make anytime.