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These 5 cheap, easy slow cooker meals for under $5 are perfect for dinner after work and school or for an easy meal on a busy Saturday!

Cheap Slow Cooker (Crock-Pot) Meals for under $5

Find information and links below to recipes for 5 cheap and easy slow cooker meals (Crock-Pot meals) that you can make for your family for under $5!

Winter is (still) in full force in our neck of the woods. And even though I am very ready for spring, the cold weather is perfect for some of my favorite slow cooker (Crock-Pot) meals. These cheap and easy slow cooker meals are perfect for dinner after work and school or for an easy meal on a busy Saturday.

When it’s a cold, wintry day outside, these tasty, inexpensive slow cooker dishes will warm you up from the inside out!



5 Cheap and Easy Slow Cooker (Crock-Pot) Meals for under $5

 Below are 5 easy, inexpensive slow cooker meals. (Links are in the headings.)

1. Slow Cooker Taco Soup

This is a family favorite on cold days (or any day, really :)). To keep it to $5 (and keep it less spicy), omit the can of diced green chile peppers and use just one can of diced tomatoes.


2. White Chicken Slow Cooker Chili

This is another of our favorite winter meals. Omit the salsa verde, Monterey Jack cheese, and cilantro is desired to help keep costs low. (And I think it tastes better without those things—except for the cheese.


3.  Slow Cooker Meatloaf

If you love meatloaf but are leery of making it because it can sometimes get a little dry, then slow cooker meatloaf is the perfect solution for you! This slow cooker meatloaf is moist and yummy. And even better, you can make it as a freezer meal for even less prep time when you are ready to cook it.


4. 3 Ingredient Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

This meal is super quick, super easy, and super tasty. To save even more money (and make the dish less spicy), use regular diced tomatoes in place of the Rotel tomatoes. This base can be used for chicken tacos, burritos, enchiladas, salads, and more!


5. Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Casserole

This easy, tasty enchilada dish takes only 10 minutes to prepare! To save even more money, substitute the enchilada sauce with tomato sauce and taco seasoning (like we do; personally, I like the taste better, too! :)).


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These 5 cheap and easy slow cooker meals will help you to get dinner on the table fast on those cold, busy days! Feed your family quick, delicious, inexpensive meals every day of the workweek for under $5! 

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