Ten easy, make-ahead meals for the Instant pot or slow cooker. You'll love these delicious, hands-off recipes!
Instant pots and slow cookers are magical machines. They make getting a delicious dinner on the table possible on even the busiest nights. Sometimes you need a dinner that's ready and waiting for you!
These are some of our favorite slow cooker and Instant Pot recipes that we think you and your family will enjoy too. And don't worry if you don't have a slow cooker or Instant Pot. These recipes also include stovetop and oven instructions so that anyone can make them. Enjoy!
This Instant Pot (or oven) Italian Vegetable Beef Soup is bursting with vibrant Italian flavor, tender beef and an array of fresh veggies!
This easy slow cooker (or instant pot) Brown Sugar Balsamic Pulled Pork is healthier than most, takes minutes to put together and is a delicious crowd pleaser!
Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Chili- Drawing on the flavor of classic Buffalo chicken wings, this chili is super easy, and loaded with delicious flavor!
The easiest mashed potatoes ever, with no last-minute fussing! These Slow Cooker Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes are super delicious and can be made a few days in advance.
An easy crowd-pleaser, this Instant Pot (or oven) Black Bean Beef Tortilla Soup is loaded with healthy veggies and lots of delicious south-of-the-border flavor!
With less than 30 minutes of hands-on time, this delicious Slow Cooker Indian Butter Chicken is elegant enough for a dinner party; and easy enough for weeknight dinners!
A classic Italian soup, this delicious Slow Cooker Pasta e Fagioli Soup takes about 45 minutes to prep, then the slow cooker does the magic!
This fabulous Instant Pot (or oven) Pasta and Beef Soup is a throw-it-all in-the-pot soup that's loaded with tender chunks of beef and lots of healthy veggies!
Lemon Orzo Chicken Soup- This slow cooker soup is perfect for those days that you want a delicious dinner ready with minimal effort.
Slow Cooker Black Bean and Chicken Sausage Tortilla Soup- This wonderful soup is an easy, fun and super delicious recipe! Perfect for slow cookers; it'll guarantee smiles all around the table when you serve it!
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