14 Easy Slow-Cooker Meals to Make in Your Dorm Room from 14 Easy Slow-Cooker Meals to Make in Your Dorm Room

14 Easy Slow-Cooker Meals to Make in Your Dorm Room

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14 Easy Slow-Cooker Meals to Make in Your Dorm Room

Student cooking has a bad reputation: Endless meals of boxed max and cheesefrozen ready meals, pizza, and microwaved burritos are considered the norm. The blame always seems to fall on lack of time, lack of a kitchen, lack of cooking equipment, and, obviously, lack of money. However, by just investing in one piece of kitchen equipmentstudent meals can be changed forever. A slow-cooker has the ability to make hearty, healthy, delicious, affordable meals, without you really needing to do anything at all.

Cheesy Potato Slow-Cooker Soup

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Cheesy Potato Slow-Cooker Soup

Food doesn’t get any more comforting or easy to prepare than this rich, creamy soup. As an added bonus, one batch will keep you going for several days, too.

For the Cheesy Potato Slow-Cooker Soup recipe, click here.

Crock Pot Chicken Tacos

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Crock Pot Chicken Tacos

Delicious shredded chicken tacos don’t need to require lots of fancy cooking equipment and hours of work and attention. They can be made super easily in your slow-cooker, and the rest is just a matter of assembly.

For the Crock Pot Chicken Tacos recipe, click here.

Crock Pot Hot and Spicy Sloppy Joes

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Crock Pot Hot and Spicy Sloppy Joes

This hearty Sloppy Joe will cure even the worst of hangovers, and it is so simple that it can be made even on the most sleep-deprived of days.

For the Crock Pot Hot and Spicy Sloppy Joes recipe, click here.

Easy Slow-Cooker Fire Pot Roast

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Easy Slow-Cooker Fire Pot Roast

This pot roast is a meal in itself, and it really is as simple as throwing everything in the slow-cooker and letting it cook over low heat for six to eight hours.

For the Easy Slow-Cooker Fire Pot Roast recipe, click here.

Rich and Hearty Slow-Cooker Minestrone Soup

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Rich and Hearty Slow-Cooker Minestrone Soup

Once you’ve sliced all the vegetables, almost all the work that goes into making this filling but satisfying minestrone soup is done.

For the Rich and Hearty Slow-Cooker Minestrone Soup recipe, click here.

Slow-Cooker Beef and Mushroom Stew

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Slow-Cooker Beef and Mushroom Stew

This hearty stew provides the perfect, comforting taste of home-cooked food, exactly what you want to eat at your “home away from home.”

For the Slow-Cooker Beef and Mushroom Stew recipe, click here.

Slow-Cooker Chicken Cheese Tortellini Soup

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Cheese Tortellini Soup

Make a simple chicken soup super fancy by dropping in some pre-made cheese tortellini: This slow-cooker meal will definitely impress all your friends.

For the Slow-Cooker Chicken Cheese Tortellini Soup recipe, click here.

Slow-Cooker Chicken Pot Pie Soup

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Pot Pie Soup

Making a pot pie is slightly complicated, and requires more tools than your dorm room is likely to have. However, taking all those pot pie flavors and transforming them into a soup is totally doable.

For the Slow-Cooker Chicken Pot Pie Soup recipe, click here.

Slow-Cooker Irish Oatmeal

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Slow-Cooker Irish Oatmeal

Student breakfasts don’t always have to consist of leftover pizza, although we do support that behavior from time to time. Wake up to a tasty, healthy, warm bowl of oatmeal by using this slow-cooker recipe.

For the Slow-Cooker Irish Oatmeal recipe, click here.

Slow-Cooker Lazy Day Lasagna

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Slow-Cooker Lazy Day Lasagna

Lasagna doesn’t have to be the supremely complicated dish you imagine it to be, and it also doesn’t have to come frozen: Make your own slow-cooker version for one of the fanciest student meals.

For the Slow-Cooker Lazy Day Lasagna recipe, click here.

Slow-Cooker Mac and Cheese

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Slow-Cooker Mac and Cheese

Forget that boxed  mac and cheese, and make this super rich and creamy slow-cooker version instead.

For the Slow-Cooker Mac and Cheese recipe, click here.

Slow-Cooker Thai Beef Stew

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Slow-Cooker Thai Beef Stew

This Thai beef stew is packed full of flavor from coconut milkred curry paste, beef, and piles of fresh vegetables.

For the Slow-Cooker Thai Beef Stew recipe, click here.

Slow-Cooker Spanish Lentil and Chorizo Stew

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Slow-Cooker Spanish Lentil and Chorizo Stew

This Spanish-inspired lentil stew is filled with smoky, meaty flavors thanks to the inclusion of thinly sliced chorizo.

For the Slow-Cooker Spanish Lentil and Chorizo Stew recipe, click here.

Sweet and Spicy Slow-Cooker Chili

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Sweet and Spicy Slow-Cooker Chili

The best bowls of chili aren’t complicated to make, but they do require a long cooking time, which isn’t a problem when you have a slow-cooker in your dorm room.

For the Sweet and Spicy Slow-Cooker Chili recipe, click here.

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14 Easy Slow-Cooker Meals to Make in Your Dorm Room