Looking for frugal and easy crockpot meals that you can just throw in your crockpot for an easy dinner. Crockpot cooking is a great way to save time and money. The best part about it is that you can just set it and forget it.

All you need to do is throw all your ingredients in your slow cooker, program it to start at any time you desire and arrive home for a ready-made dinner. What’s better than that!!

Check out a few of my favorite and delicious recipes for quick and easy weeknight dinners. And your kids will be sure to love!!!

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Frugal and Easy Crock Pot Meals

These 3 ingredient crockpot chicken tacos are sure to be a hit with your whole family, including the kids. They are super simple to make. In just five minutes, these delicious chicken tacos are in the crock-pot and cooking away! Ridiculously easy and sure to become your go-to lifesaver!


You can find this chicken taco recipe at Two Healthy Kitchens 

This Crockpot Cream Cheese Chicken is to die for. Who doesn’t love chicken or cream cheese? This is a quick and easy throw-together meal for the crockpot!! This Crock Pot Cream Cheese Chicken was a family favorite to make!

You can find this Crockpot Cream Cheese Chicken recipe at Penny Pincher Jenny

This easy and delicious Crockpot Hawaiian Chicken recipe is sure to be a hit for your family and your kids are sure to love!! With only three ingredients, what could be easier on those crazy busy days? 

You can find this Crockpot Hawaiian Chicken recipe at Penny Pincher Jenny

This crockpot Japanese Turkey Noodle recipe is perfect to make with leftover turkey from Thanksgiving or any time of year. You can even substitute the turkey for chicken for a delicious dinner no matter what time of year. Another favorite if you have kids too. What kid doesn’t love noodles?

You can find this Japanese Turkey Noodle recipe at Recipe This

I love cooking drumsticks. There are lots of different things to do with them and they are so cheap. Plus they are so easy to make when you can just throw them in the crockpot!

You can find this Crockpot Drumsticks with Fresh BBQ Sauce recipe at Little House Living

When the weather gets cool, comfort food is a must. This simple crockpot vegan barley soup is perfect. This recipe calls for basic ingredients that most people typically keep on hand. It only takes a couple of minutes of prep time and the crockpot does all the work.

You can find this Crockpot Vegan Barley Soup at Mama Likes to Cook

Crockpot meals are one of my favorites because they are so easy to make that they practically cook themselves! Dump your ingredients in, set your crockpots timer and you are good to go. What could be easier!! 

Here is my top crockpot pick. This is a 6-quart stainless steel crockpot that is programmable, which is a great feature you should look for in any crockpot you buy. It is a cook-and-carry ready with a locking lid so it’s easy to bring a delicious dish to a potluck dinner with friends.

 Check out my  Frugal and Kid-Friendly Casserole Recipes post for more great and inexpensive meal ideas. 

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