Winter comfort foods come in many forms, but you’ll find the best winter dinners from the slow cooker. The last thing you want to do after trudging through the cold and snow is begin to prepare a meal. Instead, you can prep many slow cooker winter meals in the morning, and let them cook all day while you’re out. Or, better yet, let them cook all night for the next day’s meal.
Two foods we find to be great winter comfort foods are slow cooker tortilla soup and slow cooker lasagna. Both slow cooker foods are warming and satisfying, without much need for other courses or sides. It just so happens that we have two great recipe collections of slow cooker tortilla soup recipes and slow cooker lasagna recipes.
Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup Recipes:
In our collection of Authentic Tortilla Soupo Recipes: 6 Simple Tortilla Soup Recipes, you’ll find slow cooker chicken tortilla soup recipes, vegetarian tortilla soup recipes, and tortilla soups with ground beef. We’ll give you just a sampler of what’s in our tortilla soup collection, but you’ll have check out our collection to get all six great recipes.
All-Day Tortilla Soup (shown above, left) is a slow cooker tortilla soup recipe with ground beef, corn, beans, tomatoes, and more. It’s an authentic tortilla soup that’s hearty enough to enjoy as a main dish. As the name suggests, this slow cooker tortilla soup recipe cooks all day, so you can prep it and go. The longer it cooks, the greater the flavor you’ll get at meal time.
Copycat Chick-fil-A Chicken Tortilla Soup (shown above, right) is just like the restaurant classic, but homemade! If you love the soups at Chick-fil-A, you’ll be super impressed with this copycat slow cooker soup recipe. Chicken, beans, tomatoes, and corn make up the bulk of tis slow cooker tortilla soup. Half and half is added to make this soup creamy. Garnish it with sour cream, shredded cheese, and tortilla strips for a colorful and tasty meal.
Slow Cooker Lasagna Recipes:
Our lasagna recipe collection, Slow Cooker Lasagna: 26 Delicious Lasagna Recipes for Dinner, has a fabulous array of slow cooker lasagna recipes. In our collection, you’ll find lasagna soup recipes, easy chicken lasagna recipes, meaty lasagna recipes, vegetarian lasagna recipes, and more! We’re showcasing a few tantalizing slow cooker lasagnas below, but you’ll have to click to our collection to get all 26 slow cooker lasagna recipes.
Chicken Alfredo Lasagna (shown above, left) serves eight, which makes it a great option for potlucks or parties (as most lasagnas are). This cheesy lasagna includes chicken, two types of cheese, and a creamy Alfredo sauce.
Our recipe for So Cheesy Lasagna (shown above, center) is a meaty lasagna recipe, which includes ground beef, cherry tomatoes, three types of cheese, and more.
For a lasagna recipe with Mexican flair, check out our unique slow cooker lasagna recipe for Slow Cooker Mexican Lasagna (shown above, right). Instead of using lasagna noodles, this lasagna recipe for incorporates tortillas for layering. Ground beef makes this slow cooker lasagna recipe extra hearty.
What’s your favorite winter comfort food?