These slow cooker pasta recipes are comfort food classics like mac and cheese, spaghetti and meatballs and beef stroganoff that are all made in the crock pot.
Slow cooker pasta dishes are perfect for a flavorful family meal with minimal work required!
Busy days make deciding what to cook for dinner hard. Sports moms, dance moms, band moms, all types of moms know dinner time can be crazy. Turn to your trusty crock pot to make dinner a breeze.
When you want a recipe that the whole family will love, you can’t go wrong with a good pasta! You can toss a pasta together in the crock pot and let it cook until you are ready to eat. No more rushing at meal time to decide what to make! You can be a hero with a crowd pleasing pasta that is simple to make in a slow cooker.
In a slow cooker all the ingredients simmer together to develop rich, intense flavors. When you can make a pasta with all those wonderful flavors, it produces fantastic results!
What are your favorite slow cooker pasta recipes? I’ve listed 14 of the best crock pot pasta recipes to get you started. You won’t believe how good an easy dinner can taste!
14 Slow Cooker Pasta Recipes
Crock Pot Baked Ziti
Crock Pot Pasta
Crock Pot Italian Sausage Rigatoni
Slow Cooker Firecracker Chicken Pasta
Slow Cooker Beef and Cheese Pasta
Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff
Slow Cooker Chicken Alfredo
Can you boil pasta in a slow cooker?
Yes, you can cook pasta in a slow cooker. The key is to make sure the pasta is added at the end of the cook time so that it doesn’t absorb too much liquid and get mushy. Typically pasta is added to the slow cooker about 15-20 minutes before the end of the cooking time.
Can you cook pasta ahead of time?
You can make many of these slow cooker pasta recipes in advance and reheat them before you plan to serve. Garnishes such as fresh herbs should be added after reheating the pasta. You can reheat the pasta by warming it in a pan on the stove or using a microwave. Alternatively, you can use the “keep warm” function on your slow cooker at the end of the cooking time.
Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken Pasta
Crock Pot Pizza Casserole
Slow Cooker Chili Mac
Slow Cooker Red Wine Braised Short Rib Pasta
Crock Pot Spaghetti
Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese
Slow Cooker Lo Mein Recipe
It’s amazing how many different kinds pastas you can make in a slow cooker. When you want a delicious pasta dinner that is simple and flavorful, try one of these wonderful slow cooker pastas!
So many amazing pasta recipes! I don’t even know where to start… Hmmm. Any suggestions?
We love finding new ways to use our slow cooker and these are amazing ideas.
Yes!! This is going into my bookmarks because I know I will use this guide time and time again. My crockpot won’t know what hit it, ha!
What a great collection! I’m bookmarking this for future reference. If they’re all as good as the Firecracker Chicken Pasta was, I’ll be making them all! Thank you!
I love slow cooker recipes but I’ve never thought to make pasta in the slow cooker because I was afraid it would get mushy! I can’t wait to try these recipes — I think I’ll have to make the slow cooker chili mac first!
I just love pasta! These dishes look super yummy! I am definitely going to make a few of these!
I absolutely love cooking in the crock pot. Lots of delicious recipes here!
I’ve tried cooking pasta in the slow cooker twice and failed miserably. Definitely need to try these out and see if it’s better.
I’m saving it so I can try all of them! Pasta is one of my faves! Using the slow cooker seems like an amazing idea to get the perfect dish in those busy nights!
I admit, I have never tried to make pasta in the slow cooker. Sounds like I should try it out soon!
I really need to use my slow cooker for more recipes like these. They look really good and I love pasta!
I haven’t pulled my crockpot out all year. This awesome recipe roundup is the perfect excuse to do so. I’m going to start with the mac and cheese and work my way down the list. Nom!
I’m bookmarking this so I can eat them all! Pasta is my jam, and if I can do it with minimal-effort, slowcooker style, that’s even better!
Set and forget pasta recipes sound like Heaven to me! My family and I are suckers for pasta, and I don’t love to cook. Score!