Italian Crockpot Recipes

With just a little bit of time in the morning for preparation, you can have dinner ready for your entire family right when you walk in the door!

Family Size Cheesy Ravioli

A huge batch of ravioli to be enjoyed by the entire family.


1 tbsp olive oil

1 medium chopped onion

2 cloves minced garlic

2-26 oz jars spaghetti sauce

1 – 15 oz can tomato sauce

1 tsp Italian seasoning mix

2 – 25 oz packages frozen ravioli

2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Cook onion and garlic in oil over medium heat in skillet until onion is tender. Stir in spaghetti sauce, tomato sauce and Italian seasoning mix. Place 1 cup of sauce in slow cooker. Add one package of frozen ravioli, top with 1 cup of cheese. Add second package of ravioli and 1 cup cheese. Pour remaining sauce over the top. Cover and cook on low 5-6 hours, until ravioli is tender.

Slow Cooker Pizza

A different way to eat pizza that's popular with the kids!


1 p pounds ground beef

1 medium chopped green pepper

1 medium chopped onion

1 drained 4 oz can mushrooms

1 – 15 oz can tomato sauce

1 – 14 oz can pizza sauce

2 tbsp tomato paste

4 cups rotini pasta noodles

23 o oz packages sliced ​​pepperoni

2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

2 tsp Italian seasoning mix

In a skillet cook ground beef, green pepper, onion and mushrooms over medium heat, drain. Add tomato sauce, pizza sauce, Italian seasoning mix and tomato paste, mix well. Meanwhile, cook noodles as directed on package. Layer pasta, tomato beef mixture, pepperoni, and cheese. Cover and cook on low 4 hours, until heated through.

Notes: You can use other types of pasta with this dish, just make sure it's a fairly sturdy noodle like penne, egg noodles, or spiral pasta.

Chicken Alfredo

Chicken and vegetables in a creamy Alfredo sauce with quick and easy preparation; what more could you ask for?


4 boneless skinless chicken breasts

1 – 16 oz jar Alfredo sauce

2 cups frozen corn

2 cups frozen peas

1 diced red pepper

1 drained 4 oz can mushrooms

1 medium chopped onion

C cup water

2 cloves minced garlic

1 tsp black pepper

3 cups cooked noodles

Place chicken in slow cooker. In a large bowl, combine Alfredo sauce, corn, peas, red pepper, mushrooms, onion, water, garlic, and black pepper. Pour over chicken. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours, or high for 3-4 hours. Serve with noodles.

Source by Natalie Schloesser

Post Author: MNS Master

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