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21 Incredibly Laid-Back Dump Dinners That Are Tasty AF

TY to Crock-Pots for rescuing dinner more than once this year.

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1. Slow-Cooker Ham and White Bean Soup

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If you have time before you press start, sauté the ham, garlic, onions, carrots, and celery. If not, no worries. Get the recipe here.

2. Slow-Cooker Sweet Fire Chicken

3. Crock-Pot Braised Beef Ragu With Polenta

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You can make the polenta yourself, or you can buy the ready-made logs at the supermarket and dress them up with some butter and Parm. Get the recipe here.

4. Slow-Cooker Pork Tacos

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Slow cooking is perfect for transforming a hunk of pork into meltingly tender tacos. Get the recipe here.

5. Slow Cooker Chicken and Corn Chowder

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You can cook the bacon before or after the soup is ready, since it goes it right at the end. Get the recipe here.

6. Slow Cooker Cheesy Mushroom Quinoa

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Finally! The solution to bland quinoa: Blanket it with melty cheese. Get the recipe here.

7. Slow-Cooker Short Rib Sauce with Bucatini

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Since all pasta sauces are better the longer they cook, the Crock-Pot has got this short rib sauce on lock. Get the recipe here.

8. Crockpot Sausage and White Bean Ragu With Gnocchi

9. Slow-Cooker Corned Beef

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Throw some quartered wedges of cabbage in there if you're a ~traditionalist~. Get the recipe here.

10. Slow-Cooker Chicken Marsala

11. Slow-Cooker Black Bean Soup

12. Crock-Pot Quinoa Chicken Primavera

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So fresh and so green. Get the recipe here.

13. Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

14. Slow-Cooker Cashew Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry

15. Crock-Pot Carne Asada Beer Chili

16. Crock-Pot Chicken Gnocchi Soup

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This soup is the definition of comfort food. Get the recipe here.

17. Slow-Cooker Chicken Fajitas

18. Crock-Pot Italian Chicken and Broccoli Rabe Chili

19. Slow-Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowls

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Copycat Chipotle in your Crock-Pot. Yes, please. Get the recipe here.

20. Slow-Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

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Freeze leftovers so that you have dinner at the ready during busy weeks. Get the recipe here.

21. Slow-Cooker Pasta e Fagioli Soup

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Leave out the ground beef to make it vegetarian. Get the recipe here.