Make your life easy with the following slow cooker pasta recipes, which are ideal for busy days when you don’t have time to stand by the stove.
Slow cookers…. Ahhh what a lifesaver for many people who let their meal cook inside it while they work.
One of the best things about a slow cooker is the distribution of flavors across the dish and the tender ingredients which together make a perfect delicacy.
Slow cookers are also best when you are on the go for a party or picnic because they are portable, a very big advantage when you are traveling.
If you want to try some soups then we have the recipes for Lasagna Soup and Pasta Fagioli.
Some of the other great options are Butternut Squash & Chickpea Pasta, Mac & Cheese, and Turkey Pasta.
So if you are a slow cooker cook then try out some of the recipes from our list of pasta recipes using a slow cooker.
You will be awed by the flavors and presentation.
Let’s get started
This is a simple and no fuss meal prepared in the slow cooker and has delicious flavors which are enjoyed by everyone at the table.
Tangy flavors from the rich combination of chicken, mushrooms, orzo pasta, herbs, and parmesan cheese are all finger-licking and worth a try in the kitchen.
This recipe is an ideal option for lasagna fans who are short on time and energy, especially on long busy working days when all you want is quick food with minimum hassle.
You don’t need to cook meat or lasagna sheets beforehand, everything cooks in the slower cooker.
All you have to do is layer everything up and place it in a slow cooker for hours and just forget it.
The end result will be a scrumptious lasagna loaded with spinach and cheese.
Put together the goodness of chickpeas, pasta, cheese, and butternut squash and let it cook slowly in a slow cooker for at least 3 to 4 hours.
The best part is that you can get everything together and then do your work while your delicious meal prepares on its own.
4. Mac & Cheese
This Mac and Cheese made inside a slow cooker always turns out to be super creamy and cheesy.
It makes an ideal side dish with any main course and can also be served on its own for snacks or a light brunch.
7. Lasagna Soup
Did you think lasagna can only be made with layering?
Well, that’s not quite true.
This is a unique way of making lasagna with no layering and no fuss.
Just throw all the ingredients of your classic lasagna in a slow cooker and cook for around 4 hours.
Your perfect bowl of comfort food will be ready with the appetizing flavors of lasagna.
A very simple recipe that will give you tender and flavorful pasta that everyone will appreciate.
Put chicken, pasta, cheese, enchilada seasoning, and rotel in a slow cooker and let the device do its magic with your ingredients and give you the perfect meal to savor.
In this recipe, the marinara sauce and the short ribs are cooked separately in a slow cooker.
Pasta is not made in a slow cooker but is made separately.
The prepared mixture of marinara sauce and short ribs is poured on top of the prepared pasta to complete the meal.
This meal is for when you are in the mood for comfort food and want to make it in your slow cooker.
Beef, onion, and mushrooms are cooked in a slow cooker for 4 hours and then noodles and sour cream sauce are added and cooked for another 15 minutes to get this delicious pasta dish at your table.
This is the one recipe that will provide you with the pasta everyone will go crazy over.
Italian sausages combined with Italian seasoning will make an ideal flavor for pasta.
Try out this recipe to inspire your guests over your next meal.
Easy slow cooker pasta with classic pasta sauce and Italian herbs and seasonings to get the best meal for your party or dinner today.
This pasta will take on average an hour in a slow cooker and you will be done with your cooking for the day.
14. Crockpot Pasta
This crockpot pasta makes a great comfort food with tender whole wheat pasta, vegetables, cheese, and pasta sauce.
If you cannot imagine your pasta without meat then try adding ground beef or turkey to enhance the flavors of this crockpot pasta.
I am sure it will taste equally delicious.
This family-friendly pasta bake makes a generous amount that can feed the whole family for a couple of meals.
The best part is that it is freezer friendly which ensures that you can easily use the leftovers at any meal time without any trouble.
an also create variations of this dish by adding or removing your own vegetable list in this pasta.
This hearty pasta dish is loaded with marinara sauce, cheese, and ground beef.
In this recipe, the ground beef is cooked before adding it to the crockpot while the pasta cooks inside the crockpot.
3 hours of slow cooking on low will give you this enriched pasta cuisine which will be loved by everyone at the table.
17. Baked Ziti
A slow cooker baked ziti recipe containing wholesome ingredients like ziti noodles, cheese, and some fresh vegetables.
The mild seasoning in this recipe is awesome for creating a yummy meal.
You can also use penne pasta in the same recipe to get almost similar results in look and taste.
20. Ravioli Lasagna
Layer your frozen ravioli, mozzarella cheese, marinara sauce, and cooked ground beef inside your slow cooker and let it cook for almost four hours to make your delicious and cheesy lasagna.
You will start preferring this lasagna over your oven lasagna version because of the great taste and tangy flavors.
Just throw some ingredients like chicken breasts, mushrooms, bacon pasta sauce, and bow-tie pasta inside your slow cooker for 4 hours, and get this delicious Slow Cooker Chicken Bacon Pasta served on the table.
Remember to add more parmesan cheese on top before serving to impress cheese lovers even more.
Arrabiata is a very famous Italian tomato sauce that is typically served with pasta.
It contains garlic, olive oil, chili pepper, and tomatoes.
It can be made in different ways to suit different tastes and cultures but this specific recipe uses a slow cooker which makes it even more scrumptious.
This pasta recipe might require more than 10 ingredients, but trust me—it’s worth every bite!
Combining beef broth, ground beef, taco seasoning, and aromatics makes this dish super flavorful.
Toss everything in your crockpot, let them simmer for four hours, and expect a mouth-watering pasta recipe to wow everyone.
24. Pasta Fagioli
This is a satisfying slow cooker soup that is made of beans, pasta, and ground beef.
Topped with cheese this can make a great appetizer, especially for winter nights.
The bottom line
If you like slow cookers and want to try some pasta recipes then do choose some from this vast list and enjoy the uniqueness of each dish.
- Slow Cooker Parmesan Herb Chicken & Orzo
- Spinach, Ricotta, Slow Cooker Lasagna
- Butternut Squash & Chickpea Pasta
- Mac & Cheese
- Crockpot Chicken Stroganoff
- Slow Cooker Turkey Pasta
- Lasagna Soup
- Enchilada Pasta
- Chicken Parmesan Soup
- Short Rib Pasta With Marinara Sauce
- Crockpot Beef Stroganoff
- Italian Sausage Rigatoni
- Slow Cooker Pasta
- Crockpot Pasta
- Slow Cooker Pasta Bake
- Crockpot Spaghetti
- Baked Ziti
- Chicken Alfredo
- Taco Pasta
- Ravioli Lasagna
- Slow Cooker Chicken Bacon Pasta
- Arrabiata Sauce Pasta
- Slow Cooker Taco Pasta
- Pasta Fagioli
- Creamy Tortellini
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