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11 Crock-Pot Dump Dinners That Practically Make Themselves

Crock-pots are practically the best things ever invented, and when you can just dump ingredients in without any prep work— they get even better. Dinner will be your favorite meal with these super simple recipes that are as easy as throw in the crock-pot and go.

Check out 11 dump dinners that will make fixing dinner the easiest part of your day. Now, it doesn’t get any better than that. Enjoy the easiest dinner you’ve ever had.

1. Black Bean Soup

Having Mexican for dinner was never so easy. Add beans, chicken broth and just a few other ingredients into your crockpot and then leave it until dinnertime. Get the recipe.

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Live Simply

2. Brunswick Stew

Veggies and pork combine for one yummy and filling stew. And even better— it requires little to no effort to make. Get the recipe.

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William Dickey

3. Spaghetti Sauce

Elevate your spaghetti sauce by using short ribs instead of hamburger meat. You’ll be sure to impress your guests, and they’ll never believe how easy it was. Get the recipe.

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Half Baked Harvest

4. Corn Chowder

Potatoes make this corn chowder even heartier. Simple and delicious? I’ll be tossing this into the crockpot tonight. Get the recipe.

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Damn Delicious

5. Mexican Quinoa

Veggies, quinoa and enchilada sauce combine for a healthy and filling dinner that’s a cinch to make. Get the recipe.

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Chelsea's Messy Apron

6. Creamy Gouda Mac ‘N Cheese

Cream of mushroom soup adds extra flavor and creaminess to this crock-pot mac ‘n cheese. Get the recipe.

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Sincerely, Jaime

7. Zucchini Chicken Parmesan

Zucchini, chicken and parmesan combine with tomato sauce and spices for one delicious Italian meal. Get the recipe.

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Smile Sandwich

8. Tomato Basil Tortellini Soup

Tomato basil gets an upgrade by adding tortellini and then letting it all slow-cook together. Get the recipe.

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Cooking Classy

9. Black Beans & Rice

These beans and rice are great on their own, in a side dish or wrapped in a burrito. Feel free to mix and match. Get the recipe.

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Mostly Homemade Mom

10. Chili

Adobo sauce adds an extra bit of spice to this slowcooker chili. Get the recipe.

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Gimme Some Oven

11. Lasagna Soup

Lasagna in soup form is just as good as regular lasagna, but way easier to make. Get the recipe.

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Betty Crocker

Two-step dinners are really the best, and after you try any of these 11 recipes, you’ll never do dinner the same way again.