5 Easy Slow Cooker Soup Recipes – Affordable One Pot Side Dishes

Simple and cozy, these from-scratch easy slow cooker soup recipes are sure to warm you up when the weather turns cold! Enjoy seasonal favorites like Potato Soup and Chicken Soup cooked in just one pot. Clean-up is quick! These are classic comfort food dishes everyone will love.

Easy Slow Cooker Soup Recipes - Affordable One Pot Side Dishes

Affordable One Pot Side Dishes

Slow cooker soups are a huge time saver.

Dump everything in the pot, cover it with the lid, turn it on, and walk away.

The soup will simmer while you’re out and about. There’s very little actual hands-on input you need to give.

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Slow cooking is ideal for starchy root vegetables and beans, which both happen to be budget-friendly ingredients. You can make delicious side dishes while only using one pot.

Another benefit of using your slow cooker more is that most of these soup recipes make many servings at one time. That means… leftovers! Hurray!

How to Make Slow Cooker Soup Recipes

Cooking soup in a slow cooker is super easy!

You don’t have to worry about the pot boiling over, burning vegetables, or overcooking.

Usually, the vegetables are chopped and added to the bottom of the crock-pot. Root vegetables like potatoes, carrots, turnips are always great choices. Fibrous greens like kale and cabbage are nice too.

Next comes any meat you want to add. Think chicken breast, browned ground beef, or cubed meat.

Then, sprinkle herbs and seasonings over the top of the last layer. Culinary favorites like thyme, parsley, and rosemary give a delicious flavor!

Finally, add liquid like water, milk, or broth to transform all these great ingredients into a good soup!

Flick the slow cooker on and leave it to simmer for a few hours until it’s all cooked up and done.

Save leftovers in the fridge for 3-5 days. Or transfer to freezer-safe containers and store for up to 3 months in the freezer.

5 Easy Slow Cooker Soup Recipes

Let the slow cooker do the hard work for you. Prep these delectable soups in a few simple steps, turn the machine on, and walk away while the ingredients simmer until done!

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