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35 Delicious Dump and Go Recipes

Taste of Home 10/25/2022 Emily Tyra

Comforting Cheesy Potatoes

As a four-generation Idaho family, we love our potatoes and cook with them in every way possible. I have served these cheesy potatoes for weddings, family dinners and special occasions. They've become a favorite of many. —Karla Kimball, Emmett, Idaho

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Chicken Soft Tacos

My family loves these tacos. The chicken cooks in the slow cooker, so it’s convenient to throw together before I leave for work. Then we just roll it up in tortillas with the remaining ingredients and dinner’s ready in minutes. —Cheryl Newendorp, Pella, Iowa © Taste of Home

Slow-Cooker Tropical Pork Chops

Pork and fruit go so nicely together and when you add fresh herbs, you get this fresh, light and bright main dish that everyone loves. —Roxanne Chan, Albany, California a bowl filled with different types of food on a plate: Warm Broccoli Cheese Dip Exps Hscbz18 28804 D08 16 2b 2 Warm Broccoli Cheese Dip Exps Hscbz18 28804 D08 16 2b 2

Warm Broccoli Cheese Dip

When my family gathers for a party, someone serves this flavorful, creamy dip. Everyone loves its zip from the jalapeno pepper and the crunch of the broccoli. —Barbara Maiol, Conyers, Georgia © Taste of Home

Cheesy Tater Tots & Canadian Bacon

This slow-cooker meal was created to pay homage to my favorite style of pizza—Hawaiian with bacon and pineapple. The Tater Tots in this recipe make it family-friendly. —Lisa Renshaw, Kansas City, Missouri © Taste of Home

Slow-Cooker Cinnamon Roll Pudding

A slow cooker turns day-old cinnamon rolls into a comforting, old-fashioned dessert. It tastes wonderful topped with lemon or vanilla sauce or whipped cream. —Edna Hoffman, Hebron, Indiana Exps175152 Th143191d11 21 3b Web 2 Exps175152 Th143191d11 21 3b Web 2

Slow-Cooker Mushroom Chicken & Peas

Some amazingly fresh mushrooms I found at our local farmers market inspired this recipe. When you start with the best ingredients, you can't go wrong. —Jenn Tidwell, Fair Oaks, California © Taste of Home

Minister's Delight

A friend gave me this recipe several years ago. She said a local minister's wife fixed it every Sunday, so she named it accordingly —Mary Ann Potter, Blue Springs, Missouri Sweet N Sour Curry Chicken Exps33882 Lsc143267a10 02 1bc Rms 3 Sweet N Sour Curry Chicken Exps33882 Lsc143267a10 02 1bc Rms 3

Sweet 'n' Sour Curry Chicken

A little mango chutney goes a long way in adding a zesty twist to chicken. I also add some curry powder to give the dish flair. —Carol Conrad, Edmonton, Alberta Slow Cooked Reuben Spread Exps Scsbz21 39556 E01 21 3b 13 Slow Cooked Reuben Spread Exps Scsbz21 39556 E01 21 3b 13

Slow-Cooked Reuben Spread

I’m a big fan of Reuben sandwiches and anything with that flavor combination. For an appetizer, I blend corned beef with Swiss and a few other items to make a spread for rye bread or crackers. —June Herke, Watertown, South Dakota © Taste of Home

Slow-Cooker Bananas Foster

The flavors of caramel, rum and walnut naturally complement fresh bananas in this classic dessert made easy! —Crystal Jo Bruns, Iliff, Colorado Lentil Chicken Sausage Stew Exps Sscbz18 133317 B09 13 2b 3 Lentil Chicken Sausage Stew Exps Sscbz18 133317 B09 13 2b 3

Lentil & Chicken Sausage Stew

This hearty and healthy stew will warm your family right down to their toes! Serve with cornbread or rolls to soak up every last drop. —Jan Valdez, Chicago, Illinois Big Easy Jambalaya Exps153691 Wthupc2643379a02 09 6b Rms 2 Big Easy Jambalaya Exps153691 Wthupc2643379a02 09 6b Rms 2

Big Easy Jambalaya

This recipe is requested often by friends and family for gatherings. I don't mind since it's so easy to make. —Elizabeth Renteria, Vancouver, Washington Exps123823 Scm163827d01 26 3b 3 Exps123823 Scm163827d01 26 3b 3

Chocolate Malt Pudding Cake

When I make this warm, comforting cake, I chop the malted milk balls by putting them in a bag and pounding them with a rubber mallet. Doing this completely eliminates the mess. —Sarah Skubinna, Cascade, Montana Raisin Nut Oatmeal Exps103125 Thhc2377564c06 28 2bc Rms 13 Raisin Nut Oatmeal Exps103125 Thhc2377564c06 28 2bc Rms 13

Raisin Nut Oatmeal

There’s no better feeling than waking up to a hot, ready-to-eat breakfast. The oats, fruit and spices in this homey meal cook together while you sleep! —Valerie Sauber, Adelanto, California All Day Meatball Stew Exps82587 Sd2401789d 08 14 3bc Rms 2 All Day Meatball Stew Exps82587 Sd2401789d 08 14 3bc Rms 2

All-Day Meatball Stew

Frozen meatballs and other convenient ingredients simplify this homey stew. Each bite boasts lots of fresh veggie flavor and comforting, rich gravy. It cooks all day and smells so good, it’s hard to resist! —Anita Hoffman, Holland, Pennsylvania Pepperoni Extreme Dip Exps158729 Sd2401789c08 07 1bc Rms 2 Pepperoni Extreme Dip Exps158729 Sd2401789c08 07 1bc Rms 2

Pepperoni Extreme Dip

Take just 10 minutes to prep, and in a few short hours, your slow cooker will have you serving up a party-worthy appetizer to your hungry bunch, no problem! —Laura Magee, Houlton, Wisconsin Overnight Cherry Almond Oatmeal Exps Sdon16 164146 B06 08 6b 7 Overnight Cherry Almond Oatmeal Exps Sdon16 164146 B06 08 6b 7

Overnight Cherry-Almond Oatmeal

Would you like breakfast ready for you when the sun comes up? If so, try my hot cereal. It's so simple—just place the ingredients in the slow cooker and turn it on before you go to bed. In the morning, enjoy a healthy, warm and satisfying dish. —Geraldine Saucier, Albuquerque, New Mexico Spring Thyme Chicken Stew Exps75340 Th2847293d12 18 3bc Rms 2 Spring Thyme Chicken Stew Exps75340 Th2847293d12 18 3bc Rms 2

Spring-Thyme Chicken Stew

During a long winter (and spring), my husband and I were in need of something warm, comforting and bright. This chicken was the perfect thing. It fills the house with the smell of home when Mom would make chicken soup, with a little something extra. —Amy Chase, Vanderhoof, British Columbia Tuscan Style Chicken Exps52990 Esc3139121d04 03 4bc Rms 4 Tuscan Style Chicken Exps52990 Esc3139121d04 03 4bc Rms 4

Tuscan-Style Chicken

I found this Italian-style chicken recipe in a magazine and tweaked it to my family's tastes. I have taken it to potlucks and served it at dinner parties and no one ever guesses that it's made in the slow cooker. I serve this chicken entree with crusty bread and spinach salad with lemon vinaigrette. —Mary Watkins, Little Elm, Texas Creamy Mushroom Ham Potatoes Exps78284 Esc3139121c04 05 5bc Rms 3 Creamy Mushroom Ham Potatoes Exps78284 Esc3139121c04 05 5bc Rms 3

Creamy Mushroom Ham & Potatoes

Everyone loves these potatoes and always comes back for more. I like the comforting main dish because it uses only seven ingredients and is finished in the slow cooker.—Traci Meadows, Monett, Missouri a bowl of food on a plate: Five Cheese Spinach Artichoke Dip Exps Hplbz18 80323 C05 16 7b 4 Five Cheese Spinach Artichoke Dip Exps Hplbz18 80323 C05 16 7b 4

Five-Cheese Spinach & Artichoke Dip

Whenever I go to an event, I'm always asked to bring this hot dip. Five types of cheese make it a standout and oh-so delicious. I love its party-ready convenience— I serve it straight from the slow cooker, so set-up and clean-up are a breeze! —Noelle Myers, Grand Forks, North Dakota a bowl of food on a table © Taste of Home

Southwestern Chicken & Lima Bean Stew

I love to have my daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren over for this supper. They make me so happy with their compliments or just by going to fill up their bowls again. It's a good-for-you hit. —Pam Corder, Monroe, Louisiana Slow Cooker Ham Eggs Exps174289 Th143191d11 22 4bc Rms 4 Slow Cooker Ham Eggs Exps174289 Th143191d11 22 4bc Rms 4

Slow-Cooker Ham & Eggs

This dish is a treat any time of the year, but I love serving it on holiday mornings. It's basically a hands-off dish and a fun meal for family. —Andrea Schaak, Jordan, Minnesota Exps175449 Thcs163885d01 22 3b 2 Exps175449 Thcs163885d01 22 3b 2

Sweet & Sour Pork Wraps

We always make these wraps at our family's annual party, and they're a true favorite. The cabbage and cilantro give them tempting texture and flavor. —Andrew DeVito, Hartford, Connecticut a bowl of salad sitting on top of a wooden table © Taste of Home

Slow-Cooker Chicken & Black Bean Tacos

My husband and I love Mexican food and these tacos have become one of our favorite meals. Try setting out the toppings in different bowls on the table so dinner guests and kids can make their own tacos. —Laura Rodriguez, Willoughby, Ohio Exps185890 Sd153208a08 13 8b 3 Exps185890 Sd153208a08 13 8b 3

Hearty Busy-Day Stew

When I was still living in Missouri, a friend gave me all of her family cookbooks. I got the idea for this easy stew from one of those books. Believe it or not, the taco seasoning adds just the right touch. —Kristen Hills, Layton, Utah Exps175032 Edsc153431c01 15 6bc 1 Exps175032 Edsc153431c01 15 6bc 1

Overnight Vegetable & Egg Breakfast

My overnight eggs and veggies make a hearty breakfast for those who have to rush out the door. I use sliced potatoes, but frozen potatoes work, too. —Kimberly Clark-Thiry, Anchor Point, Alaska Exps72231 Th153342b02 10 6b Ap2 7 Exps72231 Th153342b02 10 6b Ap2 7

Carolina Shrimp & Cheddar Grits

Shrimp and grits were a house favorite—if only we could agree on how to make them. I stirred up a winner for the whole family with some cheddar and Cajun seasoning. —Charlotte Price, Raleigh, North Carolina Exps188603 Th153343c04 15 3b 4 Exps188603 Th153343c04 15 3b 4

Slow-Cooker Kalua Pork & Cabbage

My slow-cooker pork has four ingredients and less than 10 minutes of prep. The result tastes just like the kalua pork slow-roasted all day in an underground oven. —Rholinelle DeTorres, San Jose, California a bowl of food on a table: Taco Joe Dip Exps Scsbz21 12180 E01 22 3b 3 Taco Joe Dip Exps Scsbz21 12180 E01 22 3b 3

Taco Joe Dip

My daughter was the first in our family to try this recipe. She thought it was delicious so she passed it on to me. My husband and I think it’s terrific. Because it’s made in a slow cooker, it’s perfect for parties or busy days. —Lang Secrest, Sierra Vista, Arizona Exps96649 Sd163324d08 11 6b 2 Exps96649 Sd163324d08 11 6b 2

Cinnamon Spiced Apples

If you’re feeling festive, scoop some vanilla ice cream over a bowl of these cinnamon spiced apples. They’re homey, aromatic and just plain heavenly. —Amie Powell, Knoxville, Tennessee Slow Cooker Crab Green Onion Dip Exps Scm2bz20 72975 E01 22 4b 9 Slow Cooker Crab Green Onion Dip Exps Scm2bz20 72975 E01 22 4b 9

Slow-Cooker Crab & Green Onion Dip

This creamy dip reminds me of my dad, who took us crabbing as kids. Our fingers were always tired after those excursions, but eating the fresh crab was worth it. —Nancy Zimmerman, Cape May Court House, New Jersey a bowl of food on a table © Taste of Home

Mediterranean Chicken Orzo

Orzo pasta with chicken, olives and herbes de Provence has the bright flavors of Mediterranean cuisine. Here’s a bonus: Leftovers reheat really well! —Thomas Faglon, Somerset, New Jersey Exps94959 Edsc163648c01 20 8b 7 Exps94959 Edsc163648c01 20 8b 7

Green Chili Chops with Sweet Potatoes

It takes only a few minutes to combine the ingredients in a slow cooker, and you'll have a filling, healthy dinner waiting for you at the end of the day. We like to serve it with fresh-baked garlic bread. —Marina Ashworth, Denver, Colorado

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