On days when you feel down and when you don’t feel like doing much there are few things you can turn to for comfort. Your favorite comfort food is one of those things. It may not be healthy but it sure is heartwarming. And it means the world to you to forget everything while you indulge yourself in that comforting deliciousness.
What’s your favorite? We’ve picked 20 greatest foods for the worst of days so you have something to turn to when the going gets tough.
Chicken Pot Pie Crescent Ring
Meat, veggies and bread all in one – a warm deliciousness for the whole family to enjoy. Check out the recipe here.
Crock Pot Beef Stew
What can be more comforting than a hearty beef stew? Crock pot makes it even better. Check it out here.
Chicken Fried Steak
Steak as comfort food? Yes, if it’s this tender chicken fried steak with creamy gravy served over mashed potatoes.
Chili Pot Pies
Pot pies that you can make from leftovers in portion sizes, topped with delicious breaded crust.
Best Ever Meatloaf
If you’re looking for solace in food, this truly the best ever meatloaf will give you that.
Sloppy Joe Mac ‘n’ Cheese
Comfort food in 30 minutes. Great taste and comfort in delicious pasta and mouth watering sauce.
Broccoli and Cheddar Twice-Baked Potatoes
Cheese baked potatoes are always filling and it’s the perfect comfort food. Try these double baked broccoli and cheddar delights.
Crock Pot Creamy Chicken Stew
Another crock pot recipe for a wonderful creamy chicken stew that melts in your mouth.
Chicken and Gravy
It cannot get any simpler than that – just delicious tender chicken and mouth watering gravy over mashed potatoes.
Cheesy Skillet Meatballs
We love meatballs and if you do too, here’s your go-to recipe for a comfort food that involves, you’ve guessed it, cheesy meatballs.
The Best Chicken Broccoli and Rice Casserole
Chicken, broccoli and rice all baked into a delicious creamy sauce with a crunchy breadcrumb crust that is to die for.
Creamy Lemon Parmesan Chicken Piccata
You’ll love this gourmet comfort dish that is rich in flavor.
Stuffed Cheesy Bread
Easy to make and great for a quick bite just when you need it.
Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches
Slow cooker makes the meat so tender and the French dip makes the taste just perfect.
Homestyle Sausage Gravy
Creamy Sun Dried Tomato and Parmesan Chicken Zoodles
Zucchini noodles are healthy and this tomato and sun dried tomato sauce brings the comfort in healthy food.
Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells
Chicken stuffed shells with white Alfredo sauce will quickly become one of our favorites.
Ham and Potato Corn Chowder
Creamy chowder that packs all the flavors to be the ultimate comfort food.
Crispy Chicken and Potato Bowls
Delicious portion sized bowls that are as comforting as they are easy to cook.
Chicken Potato Chip Casserole
Potato chips isn’t just junk food, you can make this delicious casserole with chicken that’s just the perfect comfort food.
Authentic Greek Tzatziki
Get the recipe for authentic Greek tzatziki at thewanderlustkitchen.com
Greek Lemon Chicken Skewers with Tzatziki Sauce
Get the recipe for lemon Greek chicken skewers with tzatziki sauce at reciperunner.com
Get the recipe for spanakopita at www.themediterraneandish.com
Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce
Get the recipe for Greek meatballs with tzatziki sauce at reciperunner.com
Greek Chicken Gyros
Get the recipe for Greek chicken gyros at www.cookingclassy.com
Get the recipe for kofta at www.afamilyfeast.com
Melitzanosalata Greek Eggplant Dip
Get the recipe for melitzanosalata Greek eggplant dip at thewanderlustkitchen.com
Traditional Greek Pita Bread
Get the recipe for traditional Greek pita bread at www.halfbakedharvest.com
Get the recipe for baklava at natashaskitchen.com
Perfect Grilled Souvlaki
Get the recipe for perfect grilled souvlaki at sweetcsdesigns.com
Greek Roasted Red Pepper Cheese Dip
Get the recipe for Greek roasted red pepper feta cheese dip at www.closetcooking.com
Greek Stifado Beef Stew
Get the recipe for Greek stifado beef stew at www.supergoldenbakes.com
Traditional Greek Salad
Get the recipe for traditional Greek salad at www.themediterraneandish.com
Greek Bean Soup Fasolada
Get the recipe for Greek bean soup fasolada at www.themediterraneandish.com
Stuffed Grape Leaves
Get the recipe for stuffed grape leaves at spicedblog.com
Greek Nut and Honey Pastry Rolls
Get the recipe for Greek nut and honey pastry rolls at cookingtheglobe.com
Get the recipe for Greek Vinaigrette at www.thebewitchinkitchen.com
Greek Lemon Roasted Potatoes
Get the recipe for Greek lemon roasted potatoes at www.littlecookingtips.com
Slow Roasted Greek Lamb
Get the recipe for slow roasted Greek lamb at www.recipetineats.com
Greek Coffee 3 Ways: Frappe, Freddo Cappuccino & Freddo Espresso
Get the recipe for Greek coffee 3 ways: frappe, freddo cappuccino & freddo espresso at www.thegreekglutton.com
Slow cooked food is especially tender, rich in flavor and very easy to prepare. Although it usually takes several hours to cook due to the process, its set-and-forget nature is quite appealing. Indeed, a dinner prepared in a crock pot is a delight that will never go unappreciated.
Today, we’d like to offer you our top picks for the best slow cooker recipes, and all of them are worth trying at least once. We can guarantee you that some of them will become your favorites too. Get that slow cooker ready and let’s get cooking!
Slow Cooker Garlic Parmesan Chicken Potatoes
The combination of garlic, Parmesan cheese and chicken with potatoes on a side is a winning combination no matter how you cook it. But slow cooked, this meal becomes simply perfect. There’s no way you’ll get chicken so tender and potatoes so crisp otherwise.
Slow Cooker Basil Chicken in Coconut Curry Sauce
We bet you’ve never thought of cooking curry in a crock pot – usually, it’s not the kind of dish you’d make this way. But you’ll have to trust us when we say that it’s the perfect way to do it. Try this super tender chicken in a coconut curry sauce.
Slow Cooker Red Beans & Rice
When we say slow cooking is easy, this recipe is what we mean. Just put all ingredients into your crockpot in the morning and let your dinner practically cook itself. It’s that easy and oh so delicious.
Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl
Whether you serve this dish in a bowl or wrapped in a tortilla for homemade burritos, it’s an especially delicious, tender and rich in flavor version of your favorite Mexican food. Try it and you’ll see.
Slow Cooker Hawaiian Chicken
This chicken has a sweet, smoky flavor, and it’s tender to perfection. It will go incredibly well in a burger which you’ll enjoy every time.
Slow Cooker Korean Beef
You’ll get the most tender and delicious beef when slow cooked and this Korean recipe makes it even better. Rich in flavor, it melts in your mouth – it will be the best beef you’ve ever had.
Crock Pot Baked Potatoes
You should try these potatoes baked in a crock pot. The taste is very different (much better, if you will) and it’s so much easier with no clean up (baking in foil) afterward.
Slow Cooker Cranberry Apple Cider
Yes, you can make cider in a crock pot and it’s an absolutely delicious recipe to try. It’s perfect for any occasion or party.
Slow Cooker Stuffed Shells with Spinach
Yes, you can cook pasta in a crock pot and as everything slow cooked it is absolutely delicious. Try pasta shells stuffed with spinach.
Slow Cooker Italian Red Wine Roast Beef
If you like beef, here’s another treat for you. The taste is amazing in this flavor rich and absolutely tender meat slow-cooked in red wine.
Slow Cooker Potato Soup
You can, of course, make soups in a crock pot and they turn out especially creamy. This potato soup is a great example of that and it’s a true delight.
Slow Cooker Chicken Alfredo Tortellini
It may very well be a recipe created on the go but it sure is delicious as anything slow cooked is. Make the extra tender chicken in Alfredo sauce and top it off with three-cheese tortellini.
Slow Cooker Banana French Toast
Slow cooked French toast? We’ll take it! It is a delicious breakfast or brunch that you’ll really enjoy having on special occasions.
Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken
If you like Asian food and you want extra tender, juicy and flavor-rich Thai chicken, you have to try this recipe. It makes the most of slow cooking.
Slow Cooker Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken
You will enjoy the creamy texture that only slow cooking can produce with this recipe. Sun-dried tomatoes and basil make a winning combination that you must experience.
Crock Pot Beef Stroganoff
A simple recipe but one that makes a fantastic beef stroganoff. It’s easy to prep and you can let your crock pot do the rest.
Slow Cooker Butter Chicken
This Indian butter chicken is one that you’ll definitely enjoy. Set the slow cooker on low before leaving for work and come back to a ready-made fantastic dinner.
Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken
We all know how cilantro and lime make a winning combination. And if you prepare chicken in a crockpot, this combination of rich flavors and the extra tender meat becomes even better.
Slow Cooker Baked Spaghetti
We hope that we don’t have to convince you how slow cooked spaghetti is better than the regular dish. Try this recipe and you’ll see.
Slow Cooker Chicken and Corn Chowder
Let’s try this delicious chicken and corn chowder which is extra creamy when made in a crockpot. And it’s so much easier to make than the regular chowder.
Balsamic Garlic Grilled Mushrooms Skewers
Get the recipe for balsamic garlic drilled mushrooms skewers at www.closetcooking.com
Pesto Grilled Shrimp
Get the recipe for pesto grilled shrimp at www.closetcooking.com
Grilled Salmon Skewers
Get the recipe for grilled salmon skewers at natashaskitchen.com
Honey Chipotle BBQ Chicken
Get the recipe for honey Chipotle BBQ chicken at therecipecritic.com
Grilled Steak Potato and Mushrooms Kabobs
Get the recipe for grilled steak potato and mushrooms kabobs at www.letsdishrecipes.com
Grilled Sriracha Zucchini
Get the recipe for grilled sriracha zucchini at thegreedyvegan.com
Grilled Asian Garlic Steak Skewers
Get the recipe for grilled Asian garlic steak skewers at therecipecritic.com
BBQ Onion Steaks with Honey Mustard
Get the recipe for BBQ onion steaks with honey mustard at www.epicurious.com
Sweet and Sour Meatballs Skewers
Get the recipe for sweet and sour meatballs skewers at www.tasteandtellblog.com
Sweet and Spicy Italian BBQ Grilled Chicken
Get the recipe for sweet and spicy Italian BBQ grilled chicken at www.plainchicken.com
Grilled Fajita Veggie Skewers
Get the recipe for grilled fajita veggie skewers at www.aspicyperspective.com
Grilled Ranch Potatoes
Get the recipe for grilled ranch potatoes at lecremedelacrumb.com
Grilled Tandoori Turkey Tikka
Get the recipe for grilled tandoori turkey tikka at www.chefdehome.com
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