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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254 Comments

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    I would say chili!

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    That slow cooker Mississippi Roast sounds incredible!

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    Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Soup

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    I’d like to try the stuffed shells recipe. I also like to make crock pot chili Mac.

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    Slow Cooker Mississippi Roast, I’ve seen recipes very similar to this and I can’t wait to make this one!

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    Mississippi roast!! Our family loves it on Hawaiian rolls!

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    robert shook

    corned beef and cabbage

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    Judy Marshall

    Love the corned beef and cabbage.

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    Judy Marshall

    Love corned beef and cabbage.

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    Goodness, so many delicious recipes. I have been a huge fan of the slow cooker buffalo chicken dip. It’s perfect for snacking, parties, and even taking to work for your friends and co-workers. It’s always a huge hit in my home!

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    It’s officially my life’s mission to make all of these recipes by the end of this month! YUM!!

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    Sandy VanBuskirk

    Yummy the Slow Cooker 3-Ingredient Barbecue Chicken recipe

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    Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf

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    I like the Slow Cooker Mississippi Roast.

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    Saundra K. Warren

    The meatloaf!!!!

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    Jay Dahlgren

    Slow cooker stuffed pasta shells sound great and I’ll be trying them soon. Jadahlgr at Yahoo dot Com

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    Looks yummy!

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    Debbie Warila

    I like the Slow Cooker Mississippi Roast.

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    Doyle Frazier

    I would say swedish meatballs. I have many close seconds. I am a slow cooker addict.

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    Slow Cooker Loaded Ham and Potato Soup is my fave

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    Katy Dilbaitis

    I love Hamilton Beach products.

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    Natalie J Vandenberghe

    Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon is my favorite recipe.

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    I would have to say my chicken and rice recipe.

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    Erin Collins

    Loaded Potato and Ham Soup

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    Sara Muzzatti

    Veggie Beef soup

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    Loaded Ham and Potato Soup is a fabulous recipe!

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    Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala

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    Meghan Finley

    Slow Cooker Mississippi Roast is my absolute fave!

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    I was so excited to find a slow cooker beer can chicken recipe. I tried it last week and have decided to get several chickens to have on hand. It was amazing and sooooo easy!

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    I like the stuffed shells recipe.

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    Slow Cooker Pork Roast with Apples, Carrots and Rosemary. I can not wait to try this!!! It looks amazing!

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    Barbara Consbruck

    I would make the stuffed shells and the loaded potato and ham soup.

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    Can’t wait to make winter soups!

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    Pea soup

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    Love the Italian Stuffed Shells! Yummo!

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    I really want to make the stuffed shells. So good!

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    I like the pork chops with apples and cranberry sauce.

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    The Loaded Potato Soup looks like a real winner!

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    Shortie Warren

    Any of the chicken recipes

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    Martha DeMarco

    I love making soup in the slow cooker, but these shells here look great, must try!

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    Nancy Andrews

    I think I would try the Mississippi roast first then the pork roast.

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    Theresa Morgan

    I was looking for a shell recipe??? Going to try this one in the crock pot…….Lot less hassle than in the oven and getting the house hot!!

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    Jeff Metzner

    The vegetable beef soup looks great!

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    Loaded potato soup is one of my favorite comfort meals.

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    Gregory Wheatley

    Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Soup

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    love the crockpot recipes, esp. meatloaf.

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    Love the crockpot recipes.

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    the stuffed shells mmmmmmm

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    Lynnette Lamance

    My favorite is a Mississippi Roast

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    Maureen Davis

    The cheese in the middle meatloaf. My husband loves meatloaf and this recipe is one of his favorites.

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    I love a simple Spanish chicken recipe. Chicken, a jar of olives and a can of tomato paste. Yum!

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    These look good.

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    The Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf looks delicious and my hubby would love it!!!

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    Ham and Potato soup

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    Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf “smells good”

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    I like the Slow Cooker Loaded Ham and Potato Soup

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    Slow Cooker Stuffed Shells – love to do these in the slow cooker.

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    The Slow Cooker Loaded Ham and Potato Soup and the Mississippi Roast!

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    Mississippi roast is the next meal I will try.

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    Stacey Matula

    Those recipes look delicious! I can’t wait to try a couple of them!

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    Perfect Fall aroma maker

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    Amary Chapman

    Love to try them all…. in that slow cooker

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    faleen fedol

    My favorite would be one that my son makes in his slow cooker and it is called Cholent. Among other things is contains, barley, beans, some sweet potato, pieces of beef, a diverse variety of herbs and seasonings, broth, and it cooks very low overnight. My description does not do it justice. I would love to be able to make it in my own home. Thank you for this opportunity.

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    MaryAnn Grace

    The stuffed shells look great

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    stuffed shells and Mississippi roast–can’t decide between them!

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    Loaded ham and potato soup is my favorite recipe a nd Hamilton Beach is my favorite
    brand of appliance.

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    All the recipes look yummy. I think I’ll try the Slow Cooker Loaded Ham and Potato Soup first.

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    Phylicia phillips

    I’d love to try stuffed shells!

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    The Chicken Marsala looks amazing!

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    I would love to have this cooker,sure would make things a little easier for an older gentleman

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    Terri Burns

    My favorite Slow Cooker recipe is Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf. Just to walk in the door after work and smell this is half the joy!

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    Paul Ewasko

    My wife and I have made some out-of-this-world delicious meals with our Hamilton Beach Slow Cooker. Our meat and potato favorites such as beef stew, pork and sauerkraut, Ukrainian sweet and sour cabbage [kapusta], chili con carne, spaghetti meat sauce, wimpies [sloppy joes], etc. have been very popular among our family and friends. One of the best things we ever did was purchase our Hamilton Beach Slow Cooker after two other non Hamilton Beach cookers failed us.
    Long live Hamilton Beach!

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    Catherine Bradford

    The Stuffed Shells look awesome!

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    Tina Fields

    Can’t wait to try the potato and ham soup!

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    Melissa Judy

    Wow so many yummy recipes how do you pick just one…so right now even though it is early in the morning the Chicken Piccata is calling my name.

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    April Lopez

    I think the Mississippi Roast looks amazing.

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    Mary Ann Hart

    All the recipes look great! I’d like to try the potato ham soup first.

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    Sandy Combs

    I will definitely be trying the Mississippi roast and the chicken piccata. They both look delicious!

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    Kathy Anderson

    I would love to try the Slow Cooker Loaded Ham and Potato Soup!

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    All the recipes look great and I know I’ll be trying most of them and winning the slow cooker would be awesome.

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    Melinda Bowman

    The Loaded Ham and potato Soup

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    The Mississippi Roast sounds yummy!

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    Elaine Vnuk

    Slow cooker vegetable beef soup.

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    stuffed shells

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    The barbecue sauce caught my eye.

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    Debbie Welchert

    My favorite recipe is the Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Soup. It looks amazing.

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    Jane Grabenstein

    Chicken & Gravy – perfect fall comfort food!

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    Vegetable soup is so perfect when the weather starts to change. It warms you all the way down.

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    Mary Beth Elderton

    The Loaded Ham and potato Soup looks like heavenly comfort! I can not wait for a cool down here (next week?) to set the mood for warm soup.

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    Emanuel Addison

    Slow Cooker Pork Roast with Apples, Carrots, and Rosemary

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    Sheryl Schneider

    I love the vegetable soup recipe

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    A classic but always delicious and would have to be my favorite hamilton slow cooker recipe is the beef stew.

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    Angela clay

    Chicken marsala

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    Chicken Marsala mmmmmmm

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    I love everything apple so the Slow Cooker Apple Ginger Compote would have to be my top choice.

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    Edye Quinton

    Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala

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    patricia caradonna

    The Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala is my favorite.

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    My slow cooker is my best friend. I have been using one as long as I can remember, nothing beats a one pot dinner…….cleanup is a breeze.

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    Emily Cormier

    The Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Soup.

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    This is my favorite Slow Cooker recipe. Hearty Slow Cooker Recipes: Loaded Potato and Ham Soup
    https://everydaygoodthinking.com/2015/12/28/hearty-slow-cooker-recipes-loaded-potato-and-ham-soup/

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