Nothing tastes better after a long day than a warm, carb-y bowl of your favorite pasta. Its tastes even better when you don’t have to work for it. These 10 slow cooker recipes take the hard work out of pasta-making!
Come home after a long and stressful day to a perfectly cooked meal that will instantly comfort you. It’s so exciting that you can cook your go-to comfort food ahead of time with the help of a slow cooker. You’ll surely dive right in to this bowl of goodness.
With minimal prep and set it and forget it mode, these 10 slow cooker pasta recipes basically cook themselves.
Let’s Make Some Pasta!
1. Slow Cooker Spaghetti Bolognese
Found from Spend with Pennies
Spaghetti Bolognese is a classic pasta dish that has a rich meaty sauce. I personally love large chunks of meat tossed with spaghetti and the best part here is the slow cooker does all the hard work!
2. Healthier Slow Cooker Baked Ziti
Found from Kristine’s Kitchen
Whenever I think of Baked Ziti, I think back to when my mom made it for us when I was a kid. This slow cooker recipe is a healthier version made with whole wheat pasta and ground turkey. The best part is the pasta cooks right in the slow cooker and soaks up the yummy sauce!
3. Slow Cooker Lo Mein
Found from Damn Delicious
Instead of delivery make this veggie packed takeout favorite for a healthy heartwarming lo mein that you can make in the slow cooker. Set the ingredient into the slow cooker in the morning and by the time dinner arrives you will have a tasty lo mein meal ready to go!
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4. Slow Cooker Vegetable Minestrone
Found from The Blond Cook
This is the perfect bowl of goodness after a long day. Packed with a ton of vegetables and pasta that’s cooked in the yummy broth. This is also a low sodium recipe perfect for anyone looking to lower their blood pressure.
5. Slow Cooker Beef Cheese Pasta
Found from The Cooking Jar
IF your looking for a beefy, cheesy pasta recipe look no further. This delicious slow cooker pasta recipe is just what you want on a busy weeknight!
6. Slow Cooker Bacon Macaroni and Cheese
Found from The Kitchen Is My Playground
Mac and cheese has to be one of my favorite things and now I can add slow cooker bacon mac and cheese to that list. Making this creamy cheesy and smoky dish in the slow cooker is so easy, its crazy!
7. Slow Cooker Stuffed Shells with Spinach
Found from Everything Good Thinking
I’ve blown away by this recipe. Take raw pasta shells and cooked them directly in the slow cooker to make Stuffed Shells with Spinach. The creamy stuffing and the sauce slowing cooks the raw shells til tender.
8. Slow Cooker Cheesy Taco Orzo
Found from 365 Days of Crockpot
This pasta recipe has a mexican flare that is great for a weeknight meal. Orzo pasta is a small cut pasta that is slow cooked with ground beef, taco sauce and black beans. Top with fresh ingredients like diced tomatoes, green onions, cilantro and shredded cheddar to create a flavorful meal.
9. Slow Cooker Eggplant Parmesan
Found from Wendy Polisi
This recipe is perfect for entertaining. Your guests will be totally surprise to hear that you didn’t spend all day in the kitchen. Cooking this Eggplant Parmesan in the slow cooker is simply genius!
10. Slow Cooker Spaghetti and Meatball Soup
Found from Plain Chicken
This is a dump dinner that everyone will love. This hearty meatball and spaghetti soup os the best after a long day. Throw everything into the slow cooker at the beginning of the day and when your ready to eat you will have a full meal waiting for you!
Making a comforting bowl of goodness has never been easier and perfect for a busy weeknight. These 10 slow cooker pasta recipes will basically cook themselves!
Happy Slow Cooking!