What are the Most-Convenient, Best Crockpot Meals When Busy?

What are the Most-Convenient, Best Crockpot Meals When Busy?

Best Crockpot Recipes for Busy Families

Now, I know what you are thinking: there are all kinds of express home meals, so why should I bother with this one? There are many meal kits on the market today. They are all carefully measured and easy to prepare to produce the best crockpot meals. These meal kits are designed as a project for a couple or a family. I don’t know about you, but when I get home, the last thing I want to take on is a meal project. And, with some of these kits, you don’t know where the food items originate. That’s why I created What a Crock. Our meals are convenient and carefully assembled like the other home meal kits, but our slow cooker meals are made with natural ingredients. And now that the season is changing, new activities and vacations await it is a great time to look into meals sent to your home. So, I’ve gathered some recipes that work great for busy families.

Top 10 Crockpot Meals that Work in a Pinch

From meats to pasta and drinks and desserts, a lot of food can be made in a crockpot. Trust me, it’s true!

  1. Sausage Scallopini – Italian sausage, green peppers, and onions come forward in this favorite. Dump into your crockpot and go. You can add additional, cut-up veggies from the store.

  2. Buffalo Chicken Dip – You can make this as hot as you like. Serve with pretzels or chips. It’s an excellent addition to sporting events or summertime fun! Pour over french fries for chili cheese fries!

  3. Chicken Pot Pie Stew - For a crowd-pleaser that takes little preparation, check out our chicken pot pie stew. Complete with vegetables and tender chicken in a savory sauce, this delicious family meal is quick and tasty.

  4. Beef & Broccoli – Whisk together chuck ground roast (sliced), broccoli and the sauce. Serve over white or brown rice.

  5. Classic Slow Cooker Brisket – This is making my mouth water! Easy to prepare and cook. Add gravy, onions, carrots, and potatoes along with the brisket to the pot. For braising liquid, you can substitute broth, wine or tomatoes.

  6. Lemon Chicken - Families love this classic crockpot creation of pan-seared chicken with fresh vegetables, like squash, zucchini, and roasted red peppers.

  7. Slow Cooker Meatballs Meatballs are very versatile. You can make meatball subs, meatballs and spaghetti or meatballs alone. Using a slow cooker is really a way to cook them, instead of using the oven.

  8. Pumpkin Spice Lattes – Calling all coffee lovers, this drink is made with espresso. You can use pumpkin pie spice or the real thing.

  9. Applesauce – We loved it as a kid and still do! This recipe is easy and fun to make after a trip to an apple orchard. You can add sugar, but the apples are very sweet. Instead of sugar, you can substitute honey or maple syrup.

  10. Old Fashioned Pot Roast - Families on the go will sink their teeth into this fork-tender beef and vegetables in a tasty, flavorful sauce.

  11. Spinach & Artichoke Dip – This is perfect for watching sports, parties or as a snack. Serve alongside pita chips, in a rye bread bowl, or with one of our other dips! It cooks for only a few hours, and you can serve it right from your crockpot.

  12. Old Bay Crab Chowder – A hearty soup that is sure to keep you full and fueled.  A scratch-made potato and corn chowder with large chunks of crab meat, old bay and the perfect blend of spice and sweet. 

  13. Georgia Peach Cobbler – Any time of year is perfect for this delicious crockpot dessert. This dessert tastes great both warm and cold. Be sure to add a scoop of vanilla ice cream to the plate!


You can find many of these family favorites on our website at What A Crock Meals. There are many different options for delicious crockpot meals available for pickup or delivery. What truly makes this service unique is the convenience and quality of food that is provided in our products. The various meals provided cover all different tastes and flavors make this business unique. Having a fully prepared, full-course dinner meal is something that makes it exceedingly easy for any individual. That is, why having slow cooker meals delivered alleviates the hassle of going out and purchasing a meal.

At What a Crock, we’ve given the crockpot a new lease on life. We provide wholesome mail order meals that are delivered to your door in two days or less. No more going to the grocery store, no more struggling with what to make for dinner and no more mess. Just place one of our slow cooker meals in your crockpot in the morning and then come home to a delicious meal. We have four locations in Pennsylvania and can ship nationwide. Contact us today with questions or to order a meal. Ask about our gift cards!

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