With the winter weather approaching, there is no better time to pull out the slow-cooker and whip up a deliciously warm and hearty meal. For those looking for a way to keep themselves and their family full and satisfied all season long, take a look below at six of the best crock-pot recipes for the winter season.
- Chicken and Dumplings
There aren’t that many meals that just scream “winter” like a steaming bowl of chicken and dumplings. The recipe from How Sweet It Is doesn’t take too much time to prep, and the end result is a hearty helping of soft dumplings and savory chicken.
- Chicken Tortilla Soup
There are plenty of flavors going on in this soup to keep your taste buds awake. They all blend wonderfully together as well. What’s even better about this recipe found over at Wholefully is that the soup comes out more like a comforting stew. It is the perfect thing to keep you warm for that cold weather.
- Crockpot Italian Chicken and Broccoli Rabe Chili
Not much goes hand-in-hand with each other than chili and a crock-pot. This recipe may seem a bit unique at first when compared to traditional chili, but it is a wholesome meal made with healthy ingredients that tastes great. Head over to Half-Baked Harvest to learn how to make this filling dish.
- Caramel Apple Crumble
Looking for a sweet treat after dinner? Then try out this caramel apple crumble recipe from How Sweet It Is. It’s the perfect way to have your dessert in the winter time and still stay warm. Top it off with some delicious ice cream for added flavor, and feel free to get creative.
- Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie
Chicken pot pie is one of the first dishes that come to mind when thinking of making something warm for the winter weather. The recipe from Damn Delicious is perhaps one of the easiest chicken pot pie dishes to make. Its simplicity doesn’t take away from how enticing this classic comfort food is.
- Beef and Mushroom Pot Roast
A pot roast is yet another ideal meal to combat the brisk weather outside. At Natasha’s Kitchen is a beef and mushroom pot roast that is super easy to cook and makes an amazingly tender, appetizing roast you’ll enjoy throughout the season.