Potlucks are all about coming together and sharing good food, but sometimes finding the perfect dish to bring can be a head-scratcher. Enter the trusty crockpot! With minimal effort and maximum flavor, these 12 easy crockpot potluck ideas are sure to be a hit at your next gathering. From savory dips to hearty mains, these recipes are designed to impress without the fuss. Let's dive into a world of potluck perfection!
Slow Cooker Lasagna: Crazy-Good Cheesy Meat Lasagna in a Crockpot
This Crockpot Slow Cooker Lasagna is super cheesy and delicious. I love that the slow cooker does double duty: it creates a rich, meat sauce with the deep flavour of being simmered all day and also “bakes” the lasagna all in one step. Also, no need to boil the noodles, saving an extra step and dirty pot.
This is the easiest, cheesiest crockpot cheese dip recipe ever! And the best part? There are only 5 ingredients! Just throw everything in the slow cooker for a couple of hours and voila! The perfect party appetizer is ready to serve with pretzel bites or tortilla chips.
Get the recipe: Cheese Dip
With only 3 ingredients and just 5 minutes of prep time, these slow cooker shredded chicken tacos are almost too easy to make! Just toss everything in the crock pot, come back a few hours later, shred the chicken and you're ready to sit down for dinner!
Get the recipe: Chicken Tacos
Short Rib Chili
The perfect cozy Sunday afternoon recipe, this beef short rib chili takes just minutes to prep, and then it simmers on the stove (or in the crockpot!) all afternoon. It's loaded with plenty of beans and veggies but also filled with tender, fall-off-the-bone shredded beef short ribs.
Olive Garden Vegan Gnocchi Soup
This Olive Garden Vegan Gnocchi Soup is the ultimate vegan comfort food! It's loaded with tons of veggies, and pillowy soft gnocchi in a creamy, flavorful broth. It takes just 30 minutes from start to finish with simple ingredients you've likely got in the kitchen already!
Enchilada Bake is super-easy to prepare using pantry and freezer staples, and so tasty it's sure to become a long-time family favorite! No need to turn on your oven, this recipe uses the magic of your slow cooker.
Crock Pot Green Chile Chicken
This deliciously creamy Crock Pot Green Chile Chicken is a simple recipe your whole family will love. This effortless and tasty slow cooker meal is perfect for the busy weeknights.
Slow Cooker Classic Beef Chili
Chili, which improves in flavor the longer it cooks, is a perfect recipe for the slow cooker. It takes a bit of work at the stovetop upfront, but you are rewarded with savory aromas from the slow cooker all day and dinner ready to go.
Crockpot Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas with Spicy Pumpkin Sauce
This easy chicken enchilada recipe is made in the Crockpot Slow Cooker with a delicious spicy pumpkin sauce and creamy, cheesy topping. Made with ground chicken, this is a cozy weeknight dinner recipe that everyone will love.
Slow-Cooker Hoisin Turkey Meatballs
These turkey meatballs simmer in a sweet and savory sauce for a perfect, super easy weeknight meal that the entire family will love. Serve over rice with steamed broccoli or green beans on the side.
Slow Cooker Braised Beef Short Ribs Recipe
20 minutes of prep time is all it takes to get this braised beef short ribs recipe ready for the crock pot and ensure that they come out oh SO juicy and tender that they fall right off the bone.
These slow cooker pork carnitas require just 10 minutes of prep time and an afternoon in the crockpot to create a delicious home-cooked meal that your family will love! Tender shredded pork with crispy burnt ends stuffed inside soft flour tortillas and topped with diced onion and cilantro - this meal will quickly become a family favorite!
Get the recipe: Pork Carnitas
Storebought Wins: 10 Foods That Are NOT Better Homemade
A lot of the time we value homemade food much higher than what we get from the store. And in many cases, this is correct - homemade is better. But for some foods, this is definitely not the case. Whether due to the difficulty of making it, lack of access to the right ingredients, or just the homemade version missing that special "something" we get in the storebought version - some foods are just not worth it making at home. Read on for the 10 top foods that are NOT better homemade, as decided by a group of foodies on an internet forum.
12 Most Overrated Restaurant Chains In The United States
Curious about which restaurant chains live up to the hype, and which definitely do not? Join us as we explore the 12 restaurant chains that have sparked a lively debate in a recent internet forum discussion. While these establishments may have garnered popularity, they're not without their share of critics. We'll delve into what makes these chains some of the most overrated in the nation, shedding light on the dining experiences that might leave you questioning the hype.
You're Doing It Wrong! 12 Common Cooking Mistakes Almost All Home Cooks Make.
There are some mistakes almost all home cooks make, no matter how experienced and for how long they have been cooking. Recently, a group of foodies, where many of them have worked in the restaurant industry, started discussing what the most common mistakes home cooks make are, and the results were eye-opening. I am a professional recipe creator, and even I admit to making some of these mistakes on occasion!
Dump, Bake, and Enjoy: 13 Hands-Off Recipes Done in 30 Minutes or Less.
Imagine making a delicious meal with just a few simple steps and less than 30 minutes of your time. Well, you can do just that with these 13 dump-and-bake recipes! They're perfect for busy days when you want something tasty without all the fuss.
12 Common Groceries That Are A Total Waste Of Money
Are you tired of feeling like your grocery bills are climbing higher and higher each month? You're not alone. We're about to uncover a secret that could save you a significant amount of money, so you can spend it where you really need it instead! Get ready to discover the 12 common groceries that might just be a total waste of your hard-earned cash. Buckle up, savvy shoppers, it's time to make your grocery list smarter and more budget-friendly!