Our 9 Best Slow Cooker Recipes

The Test Kitchen stays busy developing new recipes year-round. While we make a wide range of recipes using each and every Hamilton Beach appliance, slow cooker recipes always tend to be the most popular – at least online. These 9 recipes are the most popular slow cooker recipes on the blog. If you haven’t tried them yet, plug in your slow cooker and start meal planning.

Slow Cooker Pork Roast with Apples, Carrots, and Rosemary

Slow Cooker Roast Pork Loin with Apples, Onions and Carrots - from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @hamiltonbeach #slowcooker

This recipe was first posted on the blog in 2014 and continues to be one of the most popular (if not the most popular. It makes its way to the top spot quite often) slow cooker recipe on EverydayGoodThinking.com. Here at Hamilton Beach, roast is king.

Slow Cooker Stuffed Shells
Stuffed Shells - 3

Don’t waste your time waiting for the water to boil and make these stuffed shells from start to finish in the slow cooker.

Slow Cooker Mississippi Roast

Mississippi Roast

Mississippi Roast took the Internet by storm last winter. The recipe is easy and made with ingredients you likely already have on hand. Our Mississippi Roast recipe is so popular with our audience we decided to develop a recipe for Mississippi Chicken.

Slow Cooker Chicken Piccata

Slow Cooker Chicken Piccata

We make our version of this classic dish in the slow cooker, which leaves you with juicy chicken and easy cleanup.

Slow Cooker Rotisserie-Style Beer Can Chicken

Slow Cooker Beer Can Rotisserie Style Chicken

The summer heat may have been in our favor when it comes to the popularity of this recipe. It was so hot during the summer, people seemed to be looking for an excuse to leave their ovens and grills turned off. Using the slow cooker, you can enjoy beer can chicken without lighting up the grill.

Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Soup

Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Soup

This recipe has remained one of our most frequently shared soups on the blog since it posted it 2015. It’s a simple recipe that has comfort food written all over it.

Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf

Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf

It pays to go a little overboard sometimes. Our audience can’t seem to get enough of this cheese-stuffed meatloaf. We wrapped it in bacon, so how could anyone resist?

Slow Cooker Loaded Ham and Potato Soup

Slow Cooker Chunky Loaded Potato Soup | @hamiltonbeach

This loaded potato soup is a crowd pleaser. With the combination of potatoes and sweet potatoes, ham, and cheddar cheese, there’s no wonder this is one of our most popular slow cooker recipes. Plan to use up holiday leftovers and make this flavorful soup.

Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala

Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala

While you’re probably used to cooking chicken marsala on the stovetop, our audience seems to enjoy making this classic Italian-American dish in the slow cooker. The slow cooker helps seal in the juices while the chicken cooks, leaving you with moist, flavorful meat AND easy clean up.

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  1. Bonita Anderson

    Yum- pot roast!


    would love to try the meatloaf….

  3. Alexandra robertson

    That bacon cheese burger meatloaf looks like heaven.

  4. Lori Berens

    Swiss steak – yummmm

  5. Linda Williams

    I would absolutely love to try the slow cooker stuffed shells.

  6. My favorite to cook is roast, potatoes and carrots.

  7. The pork roast would probably be my first choice, but I love Chicken Piccata

  8. I’m definitely trying the chicken piccata! One of my favorite foods and this recipe looks easy and delicious!

  9. Theresa Jenkins

    I’d like to try>>>>Loaded Potato and Ham Soup

  10. Cathy Liebgold

    The Chicken Marsala looks fantastic!!!

  11. Mississippi Pot Roast

  12. Mike Osmond

    I’d have a nice pea soup to warm me up on a cool fall evening.

  13. knittingdancer

    Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Soup

  14. Of course it’s pot roast!

  15. Susan Hanley

    My favourite Hamilton Beach slow cooker recipe is Beef Pot Roast.

  16. Vegetable beef soup. Soup is my fall and winter go-to for my crock pot. But I’m going to have to try the chicken piccata recipe–looks delicious!

  17. I tend to make old fashioned Yankee pot roast most. With root veggies.
    But, I use my cooker for so much more. Two years ago I made my thanksgiving turkey in mine.
    Two weeks ago I made crispy fried chicken! It worked..to my pleasant surprise.
    Of course lots of soups, stews, chili..jambalaya
    Ribs, pok loin..Chinese, Mexican and Italian..

  18. Bonnie Mccleery

    Chicken Marsala looks delicious!

  19. Carol Robertson

    All of the recipes look delicious, but I love a good vegetable soup!

  20. George Knox

    Short ribs

  21. Eileen Deliz

    Pulled pork is my all-time favorite.

  22. lorrie geer

    Stuffed shells

  23. Mark Arthur

    Oh they all look yummy, the bacon cheeseburger meatloaf looks really like one I’d love to try first!

  24. I’d go for the pork and veggies any time!

  25. Sherril McGann

    The slow cooker stuff shells look delicious!


    LOVE IT !!!!!

  27. Becky Pierce

    I need a new slow cooker, and to win one would be awesome!

  28. jim neidrich

    Slow cooked brisket

  29. Any soup is my favorite in the slow cooker. Thanks for the chance to win

  30. slow cooker stuffed shells

  31. i love this one. i need a new one.

  32. azucena bedoy

    i would like to try for mexican food like birria o barbacoa!!!!!

  33. Pam McDonald

    The vegetable beef soup is amazing. Especially with winter coming!!!

  34. Mississippi Chicken is great have made it often

  35. jackie woodland

    I have made chili and spaghetti but my favorite is pot roast

  36. The Slow Cooker Mississippi Roast recipe sounds fantastic!

  37. Tiffany Riley

    Baked potato soup!

  38. The stuffed shells…. Amazing!!

  39. Rachelle Verhaeghe

    I love pot roast but all the recipes look amazing and would like to try!!! I had this slow cooker til my daughter decided to melt a hole though it. Best slow cooker yet!!

  40. Lawrence Walker

    I don’t have a favorite, but that ought to change, should I win this…

  41. I am so trying the stuffed shells

  42. Brenda owens

    I like a traditional roast cooked in the crock pot

  43. the loaded ham and potato soup sounds fabulous!

  44. The stuffed shells

  45. I just read the Slow Cooker Loaded Ham and Potato Soup recipe, and plan on making it this weekend.

  46. Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf…I cant wait to try it!

  47. Slow Cooker Loaded Ham and Potato Soup sounds perfect for this rainy fall day.

  48. How wonderful this would be for lunches at church and when I volunteer on Wednesday for the food program. Wonderful product!!!

  49. Chicken marsala is my favorite recipe

  50. Shannon Pickin

    They all look delicious, but I’d like to try the stuffed shells first!

  51. All of the recipes look delicious, but I love a good vegetable soup!

  52. pot roast looks amazing

  53. I desperately need a slow cooker and this one looks perfect for me and my family.

  54. All the recipes look amazing, but I’m always the biggest fan of pot roast

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