Effortless Entertaining: Slow Cooker Recipes for Stress-Free Hosting

Hosting a dinner party or gathering can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be! In this article, we will show you how to effortlessly entertain with these delicious slow cooker recipes. These dishes are perfect for feeding a crowd and take the stress out of cooking. From savory beef stews to flavorful chili, your guests will be impressed by these easy and tasty options.

Slow Cooker Rump Roast

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If you’re looking for an easy and delicious way to cook a rump roast, look no further than the crockpot! This cooking method is ideal for those who want to set it and forget it, as it requires very little hands-on time. Plus, the slowcooker will keep your roast moist and flavorful, making it the perfect dish for a family gathering or weeknight meal.

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Chicken Taco Soup

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Chicken taco soup is an easy meal that feeds a crowd! It’s a cozy meal that everyone can make their own with their favorite toppings.

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Crock Pot Sausage and Peppers

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Photo Credit: Two Cloves Kitchen

This simple sausage and pepper dinner is cooked in the crockpot for an easy, hands-off meal for busy nights.

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Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

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Photo Credit: Vanilla Bean Cuisine

These slow cooker chicken tacos require only five ingredients: chicken, black beans, avocado, salsa, and corn tortillas. Perfect for when you need a quick-to-make meal to give you a break from holiday cooking! 

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Crock Pot Beef Stew

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The Crock Pot Beef Stew is an easy, comforting meal that serves the whole family. I make this rich and warming beef stew with chuck roast and added potatoes and carrots which I cook slowly in a herby tomato and beef broth flavored with paprika, mustard powder and a dash of Worcestershire sauce. This is the perfect winter comfort food!

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Pork Loin with Honey Garlic Glaze

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Photo Credit: Kit’s Kitchen

This simple crock pot pork loin with honey garlic glaze is the perfect easy family meal for a weeknight or before the holidays when you don’t feel like spending a lot of time in the kitchen! It’s easy to make with only 10 minutes of hands on time and a handful of ingredients! 

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Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken

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Photo Credit: The Dizzy Cooke

This slow cooker apricot chicken is a quick and easy meal – just dump everything in the slow cooker and it’s ready for dinner! With a sweet and tangy apricot sauce, this is similar to a sesame chicken and delicious served with rice and greens! 

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Red Beans and Rice

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Feed and army (or a family) with these easy red beans and rice. Pop everything in the crockpot in the morning, in the evening, make some rice and a green salad and you have dinner! 

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Slow Cooker Turkey Tetrazzini

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Photo Credit: Dizzy Busy and Hungry

This is the perfect dump-but-hearty turkey dinner recipe that is so easy to make for the whole family in the slow cooker. 

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Rosemary Lemon Chicken Thighs

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The bright citrus flavor of lemon combined with the fragrant aroma of rosemary makes these slow cooker rosemary Lemon Chicken Thighs a hit at the dinner table any night.

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Spaghetti and Meatballs

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Photo Credit: Recipes From a Pantry

This Slow Cooker Spaghetti uses common pantry ingredients you already have and about 5 minutes of your time to whip up a restaurant-quality meal for your family. 

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Get More Easy Dinner Ideas

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Get out of the dinner rut with our easy dinner ideas. From crock pot recipes to sheet pans, Instant Pot, and more, you’ll find a recipe that everyone in the family will love.

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  • Ali Van Straten

    Ali Van Straten is the founder and journalist of Champagne and Coffee Stains. She is a Peloton expert, certified running coach and certified nutrition coach. Champagne and Coffee Stains provides information and resources on Peloton Interactive, running and recipes.

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