Crock Pot Side Dishes
The beauty of the crockpot is that you can cook such a wide variety of recipes in it. Like, your side dish. Things that require long cooking times, like baked beans, are ideal. Vegetables stay tender because of the steam generated inside the crock. You can also cook rice, grains and even stuffing - making your crockpot a real asset in the kitchen.
Wild Rice PilafThe crock pot is an ideal vessel for making perfect wild rice. Mixed with mushrooms and lightly flavored with thyme, salt and pepper, this recipe was a great match to our meal.
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Baked BeansDress up a simple can of baked beans by adding mustard, ketchup, barbecue sauce, brown sugar, and of course - bacon! Let it simmer all day or cook on high for faster results.
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A variety of veggie side dishes for your crock pot - from broccoli to yams.
Sweet Potato CasseroleMade this at Easter. It's a great crockpot recipe and tastes just like regular sweet potato casserole made in the oven. I liked it because I didn't need... get the recipe →
beans & legumes
Baked beans, slow cooked pintos, black-eyed peas, lima beans, and multi-bean casseroles.
Southern Black Eyed PeasThis will be the 3rd New Years Eve that I have used this recipe. I serve it over white rice and Honey Butter Cornbread on the side and my family loves... get the recipe →
rice & grains
From creamy risotto to beans and rice, we have a huge selection of slow cooked rice dishes.
Sausage And Vegetable RisottoRich and hearty. Even though it's made in the crockpot you get the same creamy texture as more traditional versions. get the recipe →