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18 Slow Cooker & Instant Pot Dinners That Will Feed The Whole Family

These will make the summer-to-fall transition a bit easier — and tastier.

As the slowness of summer fades, you'll be happy to have these low-effort, palate-pleasing meals in your back pocket.

Whether it's doing the prep work in the morning and letting your food slow cook all day, or bringing things together quickly that evening with the light-speed magic of the Instant Pot, this collection of recipes will help the transition back to the busy days of fall go a little smoother. 

This means you'll have more time for what's really important: Spending time trying to figure out how to get your kids to tell you about their day. 

1. Instant Pot Mac & Cheese

Instant Pot Mac & Cheese

2. The Best Ever Slow Cooker Pot Roast

The Best Ever Slow Cooker Pot Roast

3. Slow Cooker Stuffed Peppers

Slow Cooker Stuffed Peppers

4. Instant Pot Lasagna

Instant Pot Lasagna

5. Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli

Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli

6. Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

7. Instant Pot Butter Chicken

Instant Pot Butter Chicken

8. Mississippi Roast

Mississippi Roast

9. Slow Cooker Coconut Curry

Slow Cooker Coconut Curry

10. Instant Pot Root Beer Pulled Pork

Instant Pot Root Beer Pulled Pork

11. Slow-Cooker Thai Green Curry

Slow-Cooker Thai Green Curry

12. Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Bowls

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Bowls

13. Instant Pot Beef Chili

Instant Pot Beef Chili

14. Slow Cooker Chicken & Biscuits

Slow Cooker Chicken & Biscuits

15. Easy Slow Cooker Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatballs And Sauce

Easy Slow Cooker Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatballs And Sauce

16. Instant-Pot Short Ribs

Instant-Pot Short Ribs

17. Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken

Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken

18. Instant Pot French Dip Sandwich

Instant Pot French Dip Sandwich

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