30 Impossibly Easy Dump Dinners You Haven't Made Yet

    All of these can be made in a slow cooker or Instant Pot.

    When it comes to lazy cooking, dump dinners are our go-to.

    Many of these easy dump dinner recipes can be prepared ahead of time, stored in the freezer, then tossed into the slow cooker or Instant Pot. Others have little to no prep, and the only effort required is gathering the ingredients and combining them to cook. Pretty easy, huh?

    1. Instant Pot Burrito Bowls

    2. Slow Cooker Beef Stew

    4. Slow Cooker Lasagna

    5. Slow Cooker Stuffed Peppers

    Stuffed peppers in a slow cooker

    7. Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Chili

    9. Dump and Bake Ratatouille

    A bowl of ratatouille with eggplant, zucchini, peppers, and capers.

    10. Slow Cooker Jambalaya

    11. Slow Cooker Indian Butter Chicken

    12. Stuffed Shells With Spinach

    13. Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef

    A bowl of white rice topped with sticky Mongolian beef and scallions.

    14. No-Boil Crock Pot Mac 'n' Cheese

    15. Slow Cooker Eggplant Parmesan

    A slice of cheesy, breaded eggplant parmesan with fresh basil.

    16. Crispy Slow Cooker Carnitas

    17. Curried Butternut Squash Soup

    18. Cauliflower "Mac" and Cheese

    A mug filled with cheesy cauliflower.

    19. Slow-Cooked Brisket and Onions

    20. Slow Cooker Baked Ziti

    21. Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup

    22. Crock Pot Meatloaf and Veggies

    24. Whole Cauliflower Curry

    25. Instant Pot Chicken and Broccoli

    Instant Pot Chicken and broccoli being prepped in an Instant Pot

    26. Garlic Parmesan Spaghetti Squash

    28. Instant Pot Meatball Lasagna

    29. Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Casserole

    Two bowls of stuffed cabbage soup with fresh herbs.

    30. Instant Pot Chicken and Rice