101 Crockpot Freezer Meals

The only thing that can make life in the kitchen easier than having freezer meals on hand is having those meals be able to go from the freezer to the crock pot. These 101 crockpot freezer meals will make getting supper on the table a piece of cake.

101 Crockpot Freezer Meals:

I know, I know…101 is a lot of recipes! But I love the convenience of freezer meals and the only thing that makes supper easier than having them made ahead and ready in the freezer is being able to plop them in the slow cooker and have them ready when you get home.

I wanted to include a lot of recipes all in one list so that you would have a variety to choose from. You can choose which recipes to make based on cooking times or based on the ingredients that you know your family will love.

There is so much versatility available. You can easily choose recipes that are gluten-free, dairy-free, low carb, or to meet any other dietary requirements you have.

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Freezer Crock Pot Chicken Recipes:

These recipes use chicken as their main ingredient. That is about the only similarity they share though. These are not boring chicken meals. They pack a lot of flavour.

Many of these can be made with either chicken breasts or chicken thighs depending on your preference.

Lemon Garlic Chicken at Gwen’s Nest

Slow Cooker Pineapple Chicken from Crystal & Co.

5 More Chicken Dump Recipes on The Chaos and The Clutter including recipes for Teriyaki Chicken, Lemon Mustard, French Canadian Chicken, Pepper Lime Chicken, and Cindy’s Chicken

Freezer to Crock Pot Chicken Taco Soup from The Chaos and The Clutter

Better Than it Sounds Prune and Olive Chicken from The Chaos and The Clutter

Sesame Orange Chicken from Make Ahead Meal Mom

Freezer Meal Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings from Slow Cooker Gourmet

Crockpot Chicken Posole Freezer Meal at Coffee with Us 3

Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken from A Sweet Pea Chef

Freezer to Crock-Pot Chicken Fajitas at The Humbled Homemaker

Slow Cooker Lemon Pesto Chicken at The Magical Slow Cooker

Easy Garlic Chicken over on Living Well Spending Less

Cashew Chicken Recipe from Eating on a Dime

Sweet and Spicy Chicken from The Nourishing Home

Cilantro Lime Chicken from Thriving Home

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas from Crystal & Co.

Honey Garlic Chicken by Spend with Pennies

Slow Cooker Chicken A La King Recipe from Happy Money Saver

Slow Cooker Kung Pao Chicken Recipe from Six Sisters’ Stuff

Chicken Cauliflower Curry on A Sweet Pea Chef

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings from Slow Cooker Gourmet

Chicken Enchilada Soup from The Magical Slow Cooker

BBQ Chicken and Vegetables Recipes from Taste and Tell

Crock Pot Hawaiian Chicken from Chef in Training

Honey Sesame Chicken at Fabulessly Frugal

In the video below, cook with us as we make 10 slow cooker freezer meals. You can grab your free downloadable meal plan that includes the full recipes, prep list, shopping list, and printable labels. Then you can grab your groceries and assemble your meals with us.

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Freezer Crock Pot Beef Recipes:

Beef is another popular main ingredient for freezer meals. From ground beef to stew meat to roast, these recipes cover it all.

Sloppy Joes Recipe from The Chaos and The Clutter

Chinese Beef and Broccoli from Mommysavers

Crock Pot Taco Chili from Stockpiling Moms

Delicious Mississippi Pot Roast from Life at Cobble Hill

Pasta Fagiola from Sidetracked Sarah

Ropa Vieja from Lauren Greutman

Korean BBQ Beef on Pinch of Yum

Beef Sirloin Tips and Gravy at Six Sisters’ Stuff

Spaghetti Bolognese Sauce from Heidi’s Home Cooking

Broccoli and Beef Slow Cooker Freezer Meal from Large Family Table

Taco Pot Roast from Plain Chicken

Freezer Meat Loaf on Sidetracked Sarah

Crock Pot Stuffed Pepper Soup from Eating on a Dime

Ground Beef and Veggie Stew at Raising Clovers

Beef Enchilada Soup from Plain Chicken

Chihuahua Chili from Good Cheap Eats

Moroccan Meatballs from Skinny Taste (you can also use turkey instead of beef)

If you are looking for a simple way to make freezer to crock pot meals, you’ll want to check out the Freezer Meals 101 Club which include prep lists, printable shopping lists, the recipes you want, and printable labels. It take the guesswork out of slow cooker freezer meals.

Freezer Crockpot Meals with Pork:

Spiced Cranberry Pork Roast from Make Ahead Meal Mom

Country Style BBQ Ribs with Peppers and Onions on The Magical Slow Cooker

Easy Creamy Ranch Pork Chops over on Large Family Table

Boneless Country Style BBQ Ribs from Happy Money Saver

Sausage, Peppers and Onions from Grace and Good Eats

Easy Crock Pot Sausage Gumbo on Happy Money Saver

Smothered Pork Chops from Eating on a Dime

Slow Cooker Sweet Pork from Six Sisters’ Stuff

Cranberry Pork Chop Recipe from The Frugal Girls

Easy Smokey Pulled Pork at Make Ahead Meal Mom

Crock Pot Ham and Northern Beans from Stockpiling Moms

Slow Cooker Honey Parmesan Pork Roast on Sidetracked Sarah

Amish Pork Chops from Raising Clovers

Vegetarian Freezer to Crock Pot Recipes:

Meatless freezer meals are not only for vegetarians. They are great for lighter fare, saving money, cutting down on fat, and of course for those who really are vegetarians!

Crock Pot Tortellini Soup on The Chaos and The Clutter

Vegetable Pesto Minestrone from The Chaos and The Clutter

Pinto Tortilla Soup over on The Chaos and The Clutter

Freezer Meal Sweet Potato Stew at Pinch of Yum

Freezer Meal Veggie Chili Recipe from Real Food Real Deals

Crockpot Vegetarian Fajitas over on the Pieper Life

Freezer to Slow Cooker Veggie Lasagna at Slow Cooker Gourmet

Quinoa Chili with Three Chiles from Good Cheap Eats

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Gumbo from Oh My Veggies

Crock Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup from Sidetracked Sarah

Creamy Tomato Soup at Family Freezer

Stuffed Quinoa Peppers on Pinch of Yum

I know that these crockpot freezer meals will help you make weekday dinners so much easier! It is such peace of mind knowing that you can just open the freezer and pull out supper.

Can you freeze slow cooker meals?

Yes! Slow cooker meals are the perfect pairing for freezer meals. Making the meal ahead saves time and money and being able to cook it in the crock pot means getting dinner on the table is practically done for you.

Simply assemble the meal in a gallon-size freezer bag, remove as much air as possible, and freeze. Then on the day of cooking, thaw and set it in the slow cooker.

Once you start to meal prep this way, you won’t want to go back to the old way of having to cook dinner every night from scratch ever again!

Can I put a freezer meal straight into the crock pot?

A freezer meal can go directly in the slow cooker from the freezer, however, there are a few things to consider.

Most recipes are designed to be thawed first so the cooking instructions are made accordingly. You will need to adjust cooking times if you put the meal in while fully frozen, particularly if there is raw meat involved to ensure cooking safety. Be sure to use a meat thermometer to ensure that you achieve the right temperature. 

If your meals are frozen in square or rectangular bags or containers, they won’t fit in the crockpot while fully frozen. You can solve this problem very easily by placing the bag or container in a sink of room temperature water for 20 minutes. This will thaw the contents and allow you to dump them into the slow cooker. The same is true for making meals ahead for the Instant Pot.

Is there Anything I Can’t Freeze?

Most ingredients freeze well, but there are some notable exceptions. We have a handy full printable list of what freezes well, what doesn’t, and how best to freeze things. You can even print it out for easy reference.