Slow Cooker Tuscan White Bean SoupYou'll want to cook the vegetables and beans for 8 hours before adding the sausage. Garnish the finished soup with shaved parmesan cheese.
Chicken and Cornbread DumplingsMake a classic chicken and dumplings recipe even more Southern by topping the vegetable-and-chicken-packed stew with cornbread dumplings.
Three-Bean Vegetarian ChiliThis soup has a mild chile flavor. If you want more heat, increase the amount of chili powder and don't seed the jalapeños.
Curried Lentil-Tomato SoupIf it’s buried under bacon, then you know it’s got to be good. This is a yummy comfort food perfect for the winter months and appropriate for all members of your family.
Potato SoupThis classic soup gets a double hit of cheese--stirred into the soup and sprinkled over the top.
PosoleYou'll love the aroma of cumin, oregano, and gently braised pork that will fill your home as the stew cooks.
Easy Brunswick StewThe secret is in the name of this recipe–it's so easy to make! Just combine all of the ingredients, set your slow cooker for 8 hours and serve this stew with your favorite side of bread.
Chicken Stew with Green OlivesGive this stew a little crunch by lightly sprinkling almonds on top. The consistencies of the ingredients will mesh nicely with the flavors.
Smoked Sausage CassouletThis hearty soup is exploding with flavors. Meat lovers will crave this bacon-packed and sausage-enriched delight. For a thicker consistency, let the cassoulet stand 30 minutes before serving.
Butternut Squash-Parsnip SoupThis soup is simple, savory and extremely soothing on a cold winter night. To serve twelve to sixteen, make two batches of soup instead of doubling the recipe.
Tuscan Chicken SoupThis recipe uses many common pantry and refrigerator staples. All you have to pick up at the supermarket is fresh spinach and chicken thighs.
Hearty Potato SoupBread bowls are a sandwich shop favorite for a reason. Instead of venturing out into the cold night air, fill homemade Italian Bread Bowls with chunky potato soup featuring potatoes, onions, carrot, celery, and savory seasonings.
Spicy Chicken StewWarm up on a cool evening by serving a stew with an extra punch of heat. Salsa and tortillas give this recipe Mexican flair.
Slow-Cooker Recipe: Classic Beef StewJust like Mom used to make, our beef stew is packed with hearty chunks of meat and an array of vegetables. Be sure to have plenty of bread on hand to sop up the savory gravy.
Smoked Turkey-Lentil SoupThe quintessential slow-cooker recipe, all you need to do for this soup is throw all the ingredients in the cooker and let it do the work.
Peasant StewRaid your pantry for everyday canned goods to prepare this classic stew. And at just over 200 calories per serving, feel free to go back for seconds!
Black Bean Soup with Shredded PorkBudget-friendly black bean soup gets a makeover with the addition of tender pork. Have a garnish station ready with tons of toppings so that family members can customize their bowls.
Moroccan Vegetable StewThis Moroccan stew recipe is rich in nuts and spices and sweetened with currants. Serve with couscous and a dollop of plain yogurt.
Vegetable-Beef SoupThink your weeknights are too hectic for a home-cooked meal? Then you haven't tried this recipe. With a little chopping and emptying of cans and bags, dinner is served!
Thai-Style Pork StewTake your slow-cooker recipe collection to new heights with the introduction of Thai cuisine. Serve this stew with lime wedges for an extra burst of flavor.
Slow-Cooker Recipe: Smoky Pea SoupHam gives your average pea soup a savory twist that is prefect to enjoy as a simple, yet hearty meal. Add croutons for a crunchy bite, or bake a pan of cornbread to pair with this soup.
Easy Brunswick StewBrunswick stew, a favorite Southern supper, combines vegetables, hash browns, and cooked chicken and pork for a super-satisfying meal that's easily prepared in a slow cooker.
Curried Squash and Apple SoupThis soup celebrates two of autumn's favorite flavors: butternut squash and apples. It's also a great make-ahead meal, since it keeps in the fridge for up to four days and up to two months in the freezer.
Pork-and-Hominy StewPork and hominy (a type of corn) are a classic flavor pairing, especially in soups and stews. This easy slow-cooker stew calls for only nine ingredients and costs less than $2 per serving.
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Steak SoupBrown your meat, and throw ingredients into your slow cooker. Eight hours later you've got a warm, hearty soup perfect for a chilly night.
Beef-and-Bean ChiliThis classic red chili has chunks of stew meat and ground beef along with tomatoes, red beans, and spices. Fire-roasted tomatoes add a note of smokiness to the mix. If you can't find fire-roasted, use plain tomatoes and add a pinch of smoked paprika.
Provençal Beef DaubeAn inexpensive cut of beef is elevated by flavorful herbs and vegetables in this classic French-style soup.
Slow-Cooker Turkey ChiliEight hours in the slow cooker yields comforting, from-scratch taste with economical ingredients.
Fricassee of Chicken with MushroomsThis earthy chicken stew features dried mushrooms, new potatoes, leeks, bacon and fresh herbs for a savory, satisfying one-dish meal.
Slow Cooker French Onion SoupThe slow cooker completely eliminates the stirring part of caramelizing onions; it all goes happily unattended. Freeze the bag of soup in a bowl rather than laying it flat, so it will fit in the saucepan when it's time to thaw.
Caribbean Black Bean SoupA little of this spicy soup goes a long way, so it's best when served as an appetizer soup. If you want to decrease the heat, seed the jalapeños.
Thyme-Scented White Bean CassouletButter-tossed breadcrumbs stirred in at the end give this dish a robust stewlike consistency. Meatless Italian sausage stands in for the traditional pork sausage.
White Bean SoupThis hearty soup is comfort food at its best with white beans and pork in every bite.
Shrimp-and-Sausage GumboThis simple shrimp-and-sausage gumbo is the perfect way to add a little Cajun flair to your slow-cooker recipe collection.
Mexican StewClassic posole, a delicious slow-simmered Mexican pork stew often reserved for special occasions, is typically a time-consuming labor of love. But this one gives you all the comfort and flavor of the old-world version made in your slow cooker.
Black Bean and Butternut Squash ChiliThis easy black bean and butternut squash chili will fill your kitchen with wonderful aromas while it simmers in the slow-cooker all day. Serve with cornbread and your favorite toppings.
Classic MinestroneTry our slow-cooker version of minestrone, a traditional Italian soup.
Brazilian FeijoadaThis traditional Brazilian stew of pork and black beans is served over rice with fresh orange slices.
Chickpea ChiliAdd this tasty chili dish to your winter month meal plans. It’s loaded with fiery flavors and served hot off the slow cooker. Serve over couscous with lime wedges and sprinkle with cilantro.
Vegetable-Lentil SoupAfter a hectic day at work, hearty bowlfuls of Vegetable-Lentil Soup await you in the slow cooker.
White Bean, Kale and Sausage StewServe White Bean, Kale and Sausage Stew with lots of crusty bread to soak up the flavorful liquid.
Creamy White Bean Soup with Smoked Ham HocksCreamy, starchy, and filling, this hearty, rustic soup is the epitome of comfort. And convenient: Beans go in dry--no need to soak.
Sausage-and-Bean StewThis dish is so easy: Just brown your favorite smoked sausage, toss the ingredients together, and let the slow cooker do the rest. All you need to round out the meal is a simple green salad and loaf of crusty bread.
Green Tomato Chile VerdeWe like the tang and body that green tomatoes give this comforting stew.
Smoky Slow-Cooked ChiliThis hearty slow cooker pork chili with pinto beans gets its smoky flavor from the combination of chili powder, cumin, oregano. tomatillos, and Mexican-style hot tomato sauce.
Crock-Pot ChiliStart this chili before you head to work in the morning and come home to a perfect winter meal.
Best Slow-Cooker Soups and Stews