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15 Spring Crockpot Meals that Won’t Weigh You Down

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I don’t know about you, but once spring sun and weather hits, I start craving lighter meals and brighter flavors! But that doesn’t mean we have to put the slow cooker away, we just need to shift from heavy, comfort-food meals to more seasonal recipes!

Crockpot Chicken and Salsa

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This EASY chicken with salsa in the crockpot makes the best protein base and then can be turned into so many simple dinners like quesadillas, tacos, burrito bowls, salads, and more!  
Get the recipe: Easy Crockpot Chicken and Salsa Recipe

Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Sliders

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These crockpot buffalo chicken sliders have layers of sweet rolls, tender chicken, melty white American, and a ranch butter sauce. Everyone (even the kids!) will love this buffalo chicken sliders recipe that’s kept on the mild side so the whole family can enjoy them.
Get the recipe: Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Sliders Recipe

2-Ingredient Crockpot Pesto Chicken Thighs

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You won’t believe how simple and easy this crockpot pesto chicken recipe is! Made with just chicken thighs and pesto (plus salt and pepper!), this chicken essentially cooks itself in the slow cooker, leaving you with pieces of chicken that have tons of flavor and are super juicy. Then serve these pesto chicken thighs as a part of a meal or pair with pasta or rice and a veggie for a simple, nutritious, and delicious meal. 
Get the recipe: 2-Ingredient Crockpot Pesto Chicken Thighs

Slow Cooker Brats (Crockpot Beer Brats)

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Dinner doesn’t get any easier than with these slow cooker brats. Just pop them in the slow cooker for a few hours, come home, and enjoy! These brats are the perfect main for summer parties!
Get the recipe: Slow Cooker Brats (Crockpot Beer Brats)

Simple Slow Cooker Butter Chicken Recipe

Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

This slow cooker butter chicken recipe may be made with simple ingredients and take just 10 minutes to prep, but it’s got ALL the flavor you would expect from a traditional butter chicken. Serve this crockpot butter chicken with your favorite rice, and a side of sautéed peas.
Get the recipe: Simple Slow Cooker Butter Chicken Recipe

Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowls

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These chicken burrito bowls are an easy family dinner that take just 15 minutes to prep and are full of flavor! Load them up with plenty of fresh toppings for a satisfying and nutritious meal.
Get the recipe: Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowls

Slow Cooker Shredded Beef

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Slow cooker shredded beef takes just 10 minutes to prep and after slow cooking, you’ll be left with flavorful, tender, and totally delicious shredded beef. This slow cooker shredded beef is a blank canvas and you have so many options for ways to turn it into multiple meals.
Get the recipe: Slow Cooker Shredded Beef

Crockpot Southwest Chicken

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Crockpot Southwest Chickenis a great multipurpose chicken recipe to have tucked up your sleeve. Use the chicken to make burritos, burrito bowls, tacos, tostadas, and more! 
Get the recipe: Crockpot Southwest Chicken

Slow Cooker Chicken and Corn Soup

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This tasty chicken and corn soup is a great recipe for anyone who wants a hands-off dinner with minimal preparation. It’s a set it and forget it, dump and go recipe that requires very little effort but that creates a flavorful meal full of sweet corn and tender seasoned chicken. It’s a great way to enjoy soup in the spring.
Get the recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken and Corn Soup

Slow Cooker Shredded Chile Chicken

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Slow cooker shredded chile chicken is super low effort, but full of zesty chile, cilantro and lime flavor. And, with only about 15 minutes of active prep time, you can meal prep with ease! Enjoy this deliciously moist shredded chicken in your favorite salad, wrap or burrito.
Get the recipe: Slow Cooker Shredded Chile Chicken

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Legs

Photo Credit: Pumpkin ‘N Spice.

Slow cooker BBQ chicken legsmake an easy, flavorful meal that’s ready in no time. Toss everything into your slow cooker and let it work its magic. You’re rewarded with tender, juicy, and saucy chicken that’s perfect for the whole family!
Get the recipe: Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Legs

Slow Cooked Chicken Italian

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Slow cooked chicken Italian aka slow cooker chicken cacciatore, is a fabulously delicious recipe which is perfect for days when you don’t have time to cook. You just dump the ingredients and go! It’s a slow cooker spring dinner the whole family will love!
Get the recipe: Slow Cooked Chicken Italian

3-Ingredient Olive Garden Chicken with Pasta (Crockpot)

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This copycat crockpot Olive Garden Chicken is juicy, tender, and packed with bold and tangy flavors! A copycat Olive Garden chicken pasta dish full of true Italian flavors!
Get the recipe: 3-Ingredient Olive Garden Chicken with Pasta

Easy Crock Pot Honey Garlic Chicken

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Once you take a bite of this easy and flavorful crock pot honey garlic chicken, you’ll find yourself making it time and time again. The combination of soy sauce, sweet honey, garlic, and spicy chili paste is perfect and makes a thick, delicious sauce to coat your chicken.
Get the recipe: Easy Crock Pot Honey Garlic Chicken

Crockpot Lemon Pepper Chicken

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This slow cooker lemon pepper chicken recipe is simple, indulgent, and family friendly. Crockpot lemon pepper chicken is a classic dinner recipe that everyone will love. It uses wholesome ingredients to create a meal that everyone will devour without complaint. Get the recipe: Crockpot Lemon Pepper Chicken

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