14 Jewish Crockpot Recipes to Warm Up with This Winter

Slow cookers are ideal for Shabbat.

It’s cool outside, which means it’s time to break out the cozy sweaters and dust off your slow cooker.

Slow cookers are a working person’s best friend for fast, easy and delish weeknight dinners. They are also ideal for Shabbat! Throw everything in Friday morning, and by the evening, dinner is all ready. Or, prep your ingredients Friday afternoon, and you’ll have a comforting, Shabbat lunch all set and ready.

In fact, did you know that the invention of the crockpot was inspired by the Jewish Shabbat slow-cooked stew called cholent. That’s right – cholent inspired the crockpot!

But don’t stop at cholent – here are 14 other delectable Jewish dishes you can make in your slow cooker. Do you have a favorite recipe not included? Post below!


Crockpot sweet and sour brisket

Savory slow cooker brisket from Tori Avey

Slow cooker brisket with red wine and onions from The Little Ferraro Kitchen

Crockpot mushroom beef barley soup

Slow cooker chicken soup from The Healthy Maven

Slow cooker matzo ball soup from Tablespoon

Slow cooker borscht with cabbage and potatoes from Whole Foods

Crockpot tzimmes from What Jew Wanna Eat

Crockpot short ribs with pomegranate molasses

Crockpot carne con papas

Crockpot noodle kugel from Dinner is a Crock

Crockpot falafel with pumpkin hummus from Ktchen-Tested

Slow cooker shakshuka from Tasting Table

Crockpot caramel apple challah French toast from Betty Crocker

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