Slow Cooker Soups, Chilis and Stews

Make one of these hearty, effortless meals for dinner.


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Curried Root Vegetable Stew

Curried Root Vegetable Stew
Makes 6
Prep 25 m
Soak overnight
Slow Cook on HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 7 hours

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Fajita-Style Chicken Chili

Fajita-Style Chicken Chili
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Cook 6 m
Slow Cook on HIGH for 3 hours or LOW for 6 hours

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Spicy Vegetable and Barley Chili

Spicy Vegetable and Barley Chili
Makes 6
Prep 20 m
Slow Cook on HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 6 hours

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White Bean Chicken Chili

White Bean Chicken Chili
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Slow Cook on HIGH for 3 hours or LOW for 5 hours

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How to Cook Beans For Soup

How to Cook Beans for Soup

For the best flavor and texture, try cooking dried beans in your soup recipe. Yes, they can take a little longer, but we have a secret for speeding up the process.


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The Secret To Fast Chicken Soup

How to Make Chicken Noodle Soup

No time to make chicken stock? Here's the fast and easy secret to amazing chicken soup.


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Mushroom, Sausage and Whole Grain Soup

Mushroom, Sausage and Whole Grain Soup

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30-Minute Dinner: Pumpkin Soup with Lentils

30-Minute Dinner: Pumpkin Soup with Lentils

Makes: 4 servings
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes


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Lentil Soup with Beef

Lentil Soup with Beef
Prep 25 m
Slow Cook HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 8 hours

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Butternut Squash and Black Bean Chili

Butternut Squash and Black Bean Chili
Prep 20 m
Slow Cook on HIGH for 6 hours or LOW for 8 hours

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Slow Cooker Chili with Three Beans

Slow Cooker Chili with Three Beans
Prep 20 m
Slow Cook HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 8 hours, plus 15 minutes on HIGH

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Steamed Kielbasa, Sauerkraut and Pierogies

Steamed Kielbasa, Sauerkraut and Pierogies
Prep 10 m
Slow Cook on HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 8 hours, plus 40 minutes on HIGH

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Chipotle Baby Back Ribs

Chipotle Baby Back Ribs
Prep 15 m
Broil 10 m
Slow Cook on HIGH for 31/2 hours or LOW for 7 hours, plus 15 minutes on HIGH

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Slow Cooker Irish Lamb Stew

Slow-Cooker Irish Lamb Stew
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Slow Cook 360 - 480 m

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Red Lentil Soup

Red Lentil Soup
Prep 15 m
Slow Cook on HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 6 hours

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Slow Cooker Chicken Brunswick Stew

Slow-Cooker Chicken Brunswick Stew
Makes 6
Prep 600 m
Slow Cook 360 - 480 m

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Slow Cooker Chipotle Pork and Sweet Potato Stew with Cornbread

Slow-Cooker Chipotle Pork and Sweet Potato Stew with Cornbread
Prep 15 m
Slow Cook 360 - 480 m

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Video: Make the Most Out of Your Crock-Pot

How to Make Pork in a Slow Cooker


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Slow Cooker San Francisco-Style Cioppino

Slow-Cooker San Francisco-Style Cioppino
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Slow Cook 360 - 480 m

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Slow Cooker Tex-Mex Beef Taco Stew

Slow-Cooker Tex-Mex Beef Taco Stew
Makes 6
Prep 10 m
Slow Cook 360 - 480 m

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Slow Cooker Carrot Soup

Slow-Cooker Carrot Soup
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Slow Cook 360 m
Slow Cook on HIGH or 8 hours on LOW

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Slow Cooker Sausage and Lentil Soup

Slow-Cooker Sausage & Lentil Soup
Makes 6
Prep 10 m
Slow Cook 120 m
Slow Cook on HIGH or 4 hours on LOW

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Slow Cooker Beef Stew with Potato Dumplings

Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Potato Dumplings
Makes 6
Prep 10 m
Slow Cook 330 m
Slow Cook on HIGH or 7 1/2 hours on LOW

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Slow Cooker Pork and Hominy Stew

Slow-Cooker Pork & Hominy Stew
Makes 6
Prep 10 m
Slow Cook 255 m
Slow Cook on HIGH or 6 hours, 45 minutes on LOW

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Slow Cooker Gingery Butternut Squash Soup

Slow-Cooker Gingery Butternut Squash Soup
Makes 6
Prep 10 m
Bake 15 m
Slow Cook 210 m
Cook 6 m
Slow Cook on HIGH or 5 1/2 hours on LOW