When it comes to dinner, slow cooker chicken recipes usually get all of the glory. But, where’s the beef? It’s hearty and filled with protein, and when it’s made in the slow cooker, you’re guaranteed a tender result whether it’s a roast or chili. Check out the 20 beefy slow cooker recipes below that’ll impress at the dinner table. You’ll be amazed at how delicious and simple they are.


1. Hearty Slow Cooker Beef and Bean Chili: When it comes to slow cooker beef meals, chili holds the top spot. Add this version to your long list of comforting recipes to try on a cold and rainy day. (via Baked by Rachel)


2. Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon: Julia Child would be really proud of this slow cooker adaptation of one of her favorite recipes. Spoon the finished product over egg noodles and you’re basically an honorary Parisian. (via The Recipe Critic)


3. Slow Cooker Brisket and Onions: You can’t go wrong when you have a well-seasoned brisket recipe in your arsenal. It’s so versatile, you can use the meat for tacos, sandwiches or even pizza throughout the week. (via The Kitchn)


4. Crock Pot Stuffed Cabbage Rolls: You may have thought you’d never get excited about a cabbage roll, yet here you are. Don’t be worried about having leftovers because they just so happen to get better day after day. (via Sugar Apron)


5. Slow Cooker Beef Ragu With Pappardelle: If you’re tired of the same spaghetti and meatballs on pasta night, switch things up with this slow cooked beef ragu. Toss with thick ribbons of pappardelle and dust with a smattering of good Parmesan before you dig in. (via Pinch of Yum)


6. Slow Cooker Korean Beef: When 10 minutes of prep results in the most tender and tasty Korean beef you’ve ever had, you do it. Try it as the protein in a spicy bibimbap bowl. (via Damn Delicious)


7. Slow Cooker Pinto Beans and Beef: Unlike chili, these pinto beans and beef are very lightly seasoned to let their natural flavors shine. All you need is a sprinkle of Jack cheese and a few salty tortilla chips to finish off this incredibly filling bowl. (via The Magical Slow Cooker)


8. Slow Cooker Balsamic Glazed Roast Beef: Any unique variation of roast beef is a welcome change. This one uses balsamic vinegar to up the ante without straying too far from the classic. (via Closet Cooking)


9. Slow Cooker Shredded Beef Enchiladas: No one wants to come home from work to make homemade enchilada sauce, brown beef and roll tortillas. Save yourself the trouble by prepping ahead of time and throwing everything in the slow cooker in the morning. (via Tastes Better from Scratch)


10.  Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf: If you’ve never made meatloaf in your slow cooker, now’s your time to shine. Stuff with cheese and top with BBQ sauce, bacon and crispy fried onions to achieve meatloaf supremacy. (via Everyday Good Thinking)


11. Slow Cooker Broccoli Beef: Nix that delivery craving before it happens with this simple beef and broccoli. Brown rice would be a perfect side to go along with the healthy takeout-inspired dish. (via Creme de la Crumb)


12. Slow Cooker Beef and Cheese Pasta: Cooking the pasta in your slow cooker with the ground beef allows all of the flavors to be absorbed into the noodles. Stir in fresh spinach at the end and this drool-worthy meal is ready for the table. (via The Cooking Jar)


13. Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff: You won’t find any questionable cream soups in this stroganoff. There’s so much authentic flavor throughout, it’s surprising that there’s even room for the sirloin. (via Carlsbad Cravings)


14. Slow Cooker Beef and Vegetable Soup: Even the pickiest eaters will race to the table for this soup. It’s packed with hearty veggies and lean beef, so they’re getting plenty of nutrients while they’re slurping away. (via My Kitchen Craze)


15. Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage: Corned beef isn’t just for St. Patrick’s Day. Enjoy the flavors of the Irish all year long with this slow cooker recipe that’ll make your whole house smell like the Isle. (via Foodiecrush)


16. Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches: This slow cooker recipe allows you to take an affordable cut of beef like chuck roast and turn it into an elegant French dip sandwich. Au jus not optional. (via Celebrating Sweets)


17. Crock Pot Pepper Steak: Who wouldn’t love coming home to a pot of saucy beef and bell peppers? To sweeten things up and tenderize the meat even more, try adding pineapple chunks into the mix. (via Chelsea’s Messy Apron)


18. Slow Cooker Cuban Shredded Beef: Be prepared to start salivating at the first waft of this cooked dish. Serve the slow cooker ropa vieja table-side with black beans, rice and a squeeze of lime. (via Little Spice Jar)


19. Slow Cooker Thick and Chunky Beef Stew: Once your family tries this beef stew, they’ll never be okay with the canned stuff again. You’ve been warned. (via Skinny Ms.)


20. Soul Warming French Onion Pot Roast: This combo of French onion soup and pot roast is the best of both comforting worlds. Spoon the beef and the broth over mashed potatoes, polenta or noodles to complement the cozy meal. (via Little Spice Jar)

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