Easiest Homemade Dinner Ever! 5-Ingredient Recipes for Your Slow Cooker

Ok, so we're not counting salt and pepper or the occasional optional garnish, but these dishes will take you just minutes or even seconds to prep. And you won't believe how great they taste.

5-ingredient Slow-Cooker Chicken Tacos

5-ingredient Slow-Cooker Chicken Tacos

365daysofcrockpot.com

Chicken thighs get stewed in tomatoes, cumin and garlic powder for the easiest taco filling ever—and you can even throw the chicken in frozen. Serve the deliciously juicy chicken with tortillas and whatever toppings you like.

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5-Ingredient Slow-Cooker Cowboy Chicken

5-Ingredient Slow-Cooker Cowboy Chicken

paleonadime.blogspot.com

The secret to this unbelievably easy chili (aka cowboy chicken) is a tangy hit of Dijon mustard.

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5-Ingredient Slow-Cooker Creamed Corn

5-Ingredient Slow-Cooker Creamed Corn

foodiecrush.com

Cream cheese, butter and half-and-half make this creamed corn crazy-decadent. It's a perfect side dish any time of year and a guaranteed hit at dinner parties.

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Slow-Cooker Beef Ragu with Mushrooms and Peppers

Slow Cooker Beef Ragu with Mushrooms and Peppers

goodcheapeats.com

This pasta sauce requires no pre-browning—just dump everything in the pot and let the cooker work its magic.

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Slow-Cooker Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork

cincyshopper.com

Dr. Pepper is a favorite ingredient of barbecue pitmasters, and for good reason: You get 23 different flavors with just one ingredient.

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Easy Slow-Cooker Maple-Orange Pork Shoulder

Easy Slow Cooker Maple Orange Pork Shoulder

rubiesandradishes.com

Rubbed with sage and braised in orange juice, apple and maple syrup, this super-simple dish is an elegant take on pulled pork.

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Slow-Cooker Chicken

Slow Cooker Chicken

number-2-pencil.com

Ever try baking a chicken in your slow cooker? Yes, the magical machine can do that too, and it's as easy as it sounds. What you lose in terms of crispy skin (you need an oven for that), you gain with extra-juicy meat.

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Buffalo Ranch Chicken Wraps

Buffalo Ranch Chicken Wraps

therecipecritic.com

The combination of spicy buffalo sauce and creamy ranch dressing never gets old. The magic duo amp up the flavors in these addictive wraps filled with tender shreds of slow-cooked chicken.

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Slow Cooker Honey-Mustard Drumsticks

Slow Cooker Honey-Mustard Drumsticks

thehealthymaven.com

Another classic combo—this time, the chicken gets cooked in the honey-mustard sauce, which turns into a luscious glaze.

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Beans

Beans

oneingredientchef.com

Slow cookers make dried beans so flavorful and creamy that you don’t need to add anything other than onion and garlic.

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