crockpot freezer meals

15+ Dump and Go Slow Cooker Recipes

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We've rounded up 15+ amazing dump and go slow cooker recipes. Bonus: You can make them ahead and freeze these meals for later, too. Freezing instructions included! What Is a "Dump and Go" Crock…
two white bowls of lemon chicken orzo soup with spoons in them and crusty bread on the side

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup (For Crockpot or Instant Pot!)

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Featured in People Magazine! This colorful, healthy lemon chicken orzo soup can be made in the either the slow cooker or Instant Pot.

THE Cuban Panini

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Oh boy, this is it! THE Cuban Panini I've always wanted. It's got the perfect balance of complex flavor, texture, and gooey goodness. Trust us when we say, the interesting combo of ingredients results in one amazing hot sandwich. Plus, you can make the fall-apart pulled pork in either the slow cooker or the Instant Pot.

Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce

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With a few simple ingredients, this hearty Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce couldn't be easier or tastier! Serve over pasta, zoodles, or spaghetti squash for a delicious and healthy dinner. It's dairy-free, gluten-free, and freezer-friendly.

Slow Cooker Crispy Carnitas

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This is the type of recipe our readers go ga-ga over. Slow Cooker Crispy Carnitas are a dump-and-go crock pot meal that's easy to make, freezes well before or after cooking, and everyone loves them!

Can You Put Frozen Food in a Crock Pot?

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"Is it safe to put a freezer meal in a crock pot?" "Can I put frozen chicken breasts in the slow cooker?" When it comes to freezer meals, this is a very common question we get from readers and at speaking…