21 5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Recipes
Using a slow cooker isn’t as much of a short cut when the recipe calls for sixteen ingredients you don’t have.
1. Kalua Pig
One bite of this and you’ll wonder why you’ve been wasting so much energy with complicated pork shoulder recipes. Recipe here.
3. Skinny Pineapple Salsa Chicken
Marinating and/or braising meat with pineapple juice helps make it super tender without any extra fat. Recipe here.
4. Roasted Vegetables
Yup. Serve over rice, or with deliciously crusty buttered bread. Recipe here.
5. Slow Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken
6. Vegetarian Green Lentil Curry
Crockpots and lentils are a match made in heaven. Recipe here.
8. Simple Poached Salmon
Salt and water don’t count as ingredients, they’re essentials. Recipe here.
9. Smoky Baby Back Ribs
Yes yes yes yes yes yes yes. Recipe here.
10. Easy White Chicken Chili
Isn’t it great when the easier option is also the healthier option? Recipe here.
12. Italian Beef Sandwiches
You’ll also need cheese and bread for serving, but all you need to make the deliciously tender beef is chuck roast, pre-mixed seasonings, pepperoncinis, and some beef broth. Recipe here.
14. 4-Ingredient Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken
A personal favorite. Recipe here.
15. Slow Cooker “Lasagna”
Ravioli + Marinara + Cheese = lasagna in a pinch. Recipe here.
16. Simple Steak Pizzaiola
So tender you won’t even need a steak knife. Recipe here.
18. Easy Cheesy BBQ Chicken
What could go wrong with chicken, cheese, bacon and BBQ sauce? Nothing, that’s what. Recipe here.