Crock Pot Dinners

Crock-Pot Winter Warmers: 21 Dump Dinners

21 Crock-Pot Dump Dinners For Winter

Winter is the perfect time to enjoy a warm, comforting meal. With these 21 Crock-Pot Dump Dinners, you can easily prepare a delicious dinner with minimal effort. All you need to do is dump the ingredients into your slow cooker and let it do the work. From hearty soups and stews to creamy pasta dishes, these recipes are sure to please the whole family.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (4 ounces) diced green chiles
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup uncooked long-grain white rice
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the ground beef, onion, and garlic until the beef is browned and the onion is softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Drain off any excess fat and transfer the beef mixture to a 6-quart slow cooker.
  3. Add the diced tomatoes, black beans, green chiles, chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper to the slow cooker and stir to combine.
  4. Add the rice and chicken broth and stir again.
  5. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours, until the rice is cooked through.
  6. Stir in the cheddar cheese and cilantro and serve.

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 437
  • Fat: 16g
  • Carbohydrates: 44g
  • Protein: 28g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Sugar: 4g

Additional Tips and Variations:

For a vegetarian version, omit the ground beef and use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth. You can also add other vegetables such as bell peppers, corn, or zucchini. For a spicier dish, add more chili powder or diced jalapeños.


These 21 Crock-Pot Dump Dinners are the perfect way to enjoy a warm, comforting meal this winter. With minimal effort, you can easily prepare a delicious dinner that the whole family will love.