11 Ridiculously Easy Slow Cooker Recipes For Busy Weekdays

Give yourself a break and try one of our favorite gluten-free slow cooker dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert!

There are fewer inventions that make life easier for busy folks than the slow cooker. Dump a bunch of stuff in, turn it on, leave for the day (or overnight). When you come back, it’s ready. Slow cooker recipes are almost too simple – which is really what dinner should be, right? Here are 12 of our favorite gluten-free slow cooker meals to take at least one thing off your to-do list.

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

A summer crowd-pleaser that tastes like you smoked it for an insanely long time.

Slow Cooker Apple Spiced Steel Cut Oats

This comfort food in a bowl from Gina Lau is so easy, you can literally just wake up and eat it.

Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings

Four ingredients. One slow cooker. Your new favorite dinner.

Slow Cooker Chicken Posole Stew

This rich and flavorful stew by Simply Sugar and Gluten Free tastes like it’s a secret family recipe – you’re literally 6 hours away from having it, and almost all of it is just watching the slow cooker.

Slow Cooker Stuffed Bell Peppers

 

Slow Cooker Pot Roast Tacos

It’s a fact that everyone loves tacos, and this recipe for pot roast tacos from Fearless Dining makes Taco Tuesdays (and Wednesdays, and Thursdays) even better.

Slow Cooker Mexican Pinto Beans

…while we’re on the subject of tacos, they’re nothing without beans. This recipe from Meaningful Eats is rich, spicy, and will make you forget all about Chipotle.

Copycat Chipotle Barbacoa

…and speaking of Chipotle, those folks should be scared of this slow cooker barbacoa recipe from Wholesome Yum.

Slow Cooker Italian Vegetable Stew

There’s nothing more comforting than stew but, come on, who wants to put the effort into all that stirring and watching? This recipe from Mama Knows Gluten Free takes care of all of that.

Slow Cooker Corn Dip

This rich dip from What The Fork is so good, you won’t even want to wait for a game day to whip up a batch.

Slow Cooker Ranch Potatoes

Okay: Potatoes + butter + spices + no direct cooking required. What are you even waiting for?

Slow Cooker Pear Cobbler

Life is nothing without dessert. But nothing kills the desire for dessert like a complicated recipe. You’ve already made dinner, too. Why complicate things? This cobbler recipe from Vegetarian Mamma has your back.