22 Slow Cooker Recipes with 5 Ingredients or Less for Thanksgiving

slow cooker thanksgiving recipes with  ingredients or less

Turkey day is fast approaching guys. If you haven't already nailed down your menu, it's about time to! Since we're running out of time, I thought it would be fun and hopefully helpful to put together a list of Thanksgiving slow cooker recipes with just 5 ingredients or less.

Keeping it simple and freeing up your oven will help you nail your meal! A couple of weeks ago, I cooked a whole turkey in my Crock-Pot, so now I'm truly convinced you can pull almost anything off in that magic pot of wonder.

slow cooker thanksgiving recipes with 5 ingredients or less

From whole turkeys to your favorite traditional Thanksgiving side dishes, I think I got it covered. Cranberry Sauce? Sweet potatoes or my favorite... broccoli and cheese, check out these quick and simple recipes!  Just a heads up, I didn't factor in spices as part of my ingredient count. I think it's safe to say we all have salt, pepper, cinnamon and other common spices.

The 5 ingredients are based on food ingredients and not spices.  Hope that totally works for you! Enjoy and please come back and share your favorites!

Slow Cooker Thanksgiving Main Dish Recipes

Here is a list of slow cooker recipes with 5 ingredients or less for the easiest Thanksgiving meal prep you can imagine.

4 Ingredient Slow Cooker Turkey here at Cutefetti

Holiday Whole Chicken  here at Cutefetti

Slow Cooker Butter & Herb Turkey by Love Grows Wild

Crock Pot Whole Turkey with Apples from Crock-pot 365

Crock Pot Turkey with Italian Seasonings from Practical Stewardship

Simple Slow Cooker Turkey  by Food.com

Slow Cooker Ham and Sweet Potatoes by Simple Nourished Living

Coca Cola Ham by TammileeTips

Crock-Pot Ham by Tammilee Tips

Slow Cooked Ham in Cider Gravy from Savvy Eats

whole chicken slow cooker

Slow Cooker Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Easy Crock Pot Mashed Potatoes One Good Thing by Jillee

Sweet Potatoes and Apples in the Slow Cooker by Eat at Home Cooks

Slow Cooker Candied Sweet Potato Recipe by Six Sisters Stuff

Slow Cooker Alfredo Green Bean Casserole by Pillsbury

Easy Green Bean Casserole in the Slow Cooker by Crystal & Co.

Honey Glazed Carrots by Small Home Big Start

Mashed Turnips by Small Home Big Smart

Easy Cheesy Cauliflower by The Frugal Girls

Easy Cheesy Broccoli by The Frugal Girls

Cranberry Sauce

Photo Credit: The Lemon Bowl

Slow Cooker Butter and Sauces

Crock Pot Cranberry Butter by The View from Great Island

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Butter by Mom on Time Out

Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce by The Lemon Bowl

Voila! Fast and easy slow cooker recipes to rock out your Thanksgiving table. Yum, yum. I can't wait!

Want more? Check out these posts:

44 Slow Cooker Recipes with 4 Ingredients or Less!

25 Slow Cooker Recipes with under 3 Ingredients!

45 Slow Cooker Recipes with 5 Ingredients or less.

15 Gluten Free Slow Cooker Recipes.

15 Paleo Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall.

12 of the Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes.

Of course, no meal is complete without dessert!

12 Delicious Desserts you can make in a Slow Cooker

Make sure to follow my Slow Cooker Recipe Board on Pinterest for my latest slow cooker recipe finds!

Have you ever made Thanksgiving easier by using your slow cooker? What did you make?

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  1. This is such a great round up, I will use these for meals later on too, not just Thanksgiving. Appreciate some new recipe ideas for use in my crock pot!

  2. This holiday season has been so stressful and rushed. I am definitely going to try making some of these slow cooker dishes instead of spending all day in the kitchen.

  3. Doing Thanksgiving foods in a slow cooker is such a great idea! A great way to making Thanksgiving a little less stressful.

  4. Great roundup!!! Cooking a few items in the slow cooker and not the oven is perfect in my small, city kitchen.

  5. These all sound really good. I love to use my slower cooker. I can't wait to try the Coca Cola Ham and the easy cheesy cauliflower.

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