EASY 5-Ingredient Crockpot Meals – I Heart Naptime

These simple slow cooker recipes are made with just 5 ingredients or less! The great dump-and-go meals for busy weeknights that you’re family will love.

Slow Cooker Favorites with 5 Ingredients

If you cognize me, you cognize that I am always on the look out for QUICK and EASY crockpot recipes. Between school pick up, work, dance, soccer and everything else…some nights it seems almost impossible to obtain dinner on the table. That’s where dump-and-go slow cooker recipes arrive in handy.

And I don’t cognize about you, but if I’m making something in the slow cooker, I’m usually looking for a recipe with few ingredients. That way I can put it in the morning and let it cook all day while I’m out. Then BAM, dinner is on the table with small to no work.

This list below contains all of my top slow cooker favorites with 5 ingredients or less. Whether you’re making sandwiches, tacos, soup, or a salad, each of these 5-ingredient slow cooker recipes is simple to make and jam packed with flavor. So, which one will you try first?!

Crockpot Creamy Italian Chicken

This creamy Italian chicken is made in the crockpot with just 4 simple ingredients. A family favorite meal that’s great for busy weeknights.

Total Time: 5 hours 5 minutes

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Shredded Beef Tacos

These shredded beef tacos are a great meal for busy school nights. They are so simple – the slow cooker does all the work for you. The whole family will love them!

Total Time: 8 hours 10 minutes

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Slow Cooker BBQ Brisket Sandwiches

Sliced, tender brisket is cooked in the slow cooker to perfection then sliced and piled high on a soft roll. Top with coleslaw and extra sauce for the great summer meal.

Total Time: 5 hours 20 minutes

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Slow Cooker Hawaiian Meatballs

These slow cooker Hawaiian meatballs take only 3 ingredients and 5 minutes to make! So simple and always a crowd pleaser. Makes the great appetizer or main dish.

Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes

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Salsa Chicken Recipe

This crockpot salsa chicken takes just 2 simple ingredients and is one of the easiest recipes ever! Perfect on salads, bowls, tacos, burritos and more. 

Total Time: 4 hours 5 minutes

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Pot Roast

This EASY pot roast recipe is made with only 5 ingredients and can be made in the crockpot, oven or instant pot. Incredibly juicy, tender and is melt-in-your-mouth delicious. Serve with mashed potatoes, veggies and gravy for the ultimate comfort meal!

Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes

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BBQ Pork Sandwich

Tender shredded pulled pork smothered in tangy BBQ sauce and served on a toasted hamburger bun. This BBQ pork sandwich recipe is an simple, no-fail dinner idea that takes just 5 minutes to prep! 

Total Time: 10 hours 20 minutes

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Easy Chili

The easiest 3-ingredient chili recipe that’s made in 30 minutes or less! Thick, hearty and filled with flavor. This is the great simple soup recipe for fall! 

Total Time: 35 minutes

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Slow Cooker Ranch Chicken

A tried and true family favorite recipe that takes just 4 ingredients and 5 minutes to prep! Quick, simple and healthy. This crockpot ranch chicken is so juicy, tender and full of flavor!

Total Time: 6 hours

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Slow Cooker Sweet Pork

This slow cooker sweet pork is made with 5 ingredients and only takes 5 minutes of prep work! Tastes great in tacos, burritos, salads and enchiladas! 

Total Time: 8 hours

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BBQ Pulled Chicken

This crockpot BBQ chicken is only 3 ingredients and 5 minutes prep! Tender, flavorful and juicy shredded BBQ chicken that’s great for sandwiches, salads, tacos, pizza and more.

Total Time: 4 hours 5 minutes

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