8 Easy Slow Cooker Meals That Basically Make Themselves

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Gather the meatballs and put them in the slow cooker with marinara. When the meatballs are almost done, add the spaghetti to the slow cooker or boil it on the stove and stir.

Easy Chicken Taco Soup

You can make all of the components and store them for a later supper, which is the nicest thing about this simple recipe. It's the ideal supper to prepare ahead.

Butternut Squash, Chicken, and Quinoa Soup

Simply replace the chicken stock with veggie broth to keep this recipe vegetarian. A bowl full of food, loaded with beans, corn, quinoa, and squash, will satisfy you completely.

No-Boil Mac 'n' Cheese

You thought mac 'n' cheese could never get any better, but now it can be made perfectly in a slow cooker with very little work. 

Thai Chicken Curry

Ginger, coconut milk, and curry paste combine to create an incredibly flavorful soup. Serve this velvety curry over your preferred grains, such as cauliflower rice or quinoa. 


To make this dinner, you can use any vegetables you have in your refrigerator, such as onions, tomatoes, zucchini, and eggplant.

Beef and Rice With Gravy

When the meat and gravy mixture is cooked, all that needs to be done is move it to a stock pot. In this manner, the sauce will thicken and cover the steak like gravy.

Southwestern Fajita Quinoa

Along with beans, chopped tomatoes, corn, and a host of other spices you most likely already have in your kitchen, this hearty quinoa combo is sure to please. Leave off the shredded cheese and use vegetable broth to keep it vegan.