How much do you love waking up or coming home to a warm meal? Slow cookers are the perfect substitute when you want a tasty meal but with less labor. Throw your ingredients into the pot, set the dial, and go!

With the exception of salads, you can make almost anything in this kitchen device, but today we want to show some comfort food love to pasta. Yeah, it’s a carb, but it will be hard to resist what awaits you with these delicious recipes.

Get ready to dip your fork into casseroles, stews, and Italian classics without having to slave over the stove. Enjoy these recipes that could very well end up being your winter staples.

  1. Basil Chicken Tortellini

    This basil and tortellini dish will knock your socks off and it’s great for lunch gatherings or dinner. Fill up your plate with 365 Days of Crockpot‘s recipe.

  2. Pasta e Fagioli Soup

    Don’t go out to that Italian restaurant when you can make this classic dish at home. Yum! You can thank Thyme for Cocktails for this one.

  3. Macaroni and Cheese

    You need to bookmark this mac and cheese awesomeness for your holiday menu. Look at it! Life Made Sweeter is your source.

  4. Mac and Cheese


    Oh, and here’s our version because you can never have too many mac and cheese recipes.

  5. Pizza Pasta

    Layers and layers with cheese, sauce, and pepperoni!

  6. Vegetable Minestrone Soup

    Ladle this thick soup into your bowl with this recipe from The Blond Cook. The best thing is you can get creative with the ingredients.

  7. Crock Pot Lasagna

    Did somebody say lasagna? The flavors will simmer and soar with this one.

  8. Bang Bang Shrimp

    This Cajun shrimp and pasta dish will spice up your dinner menu.

  9. Chicken Alfredo Casserole

    Go gourmet with this Alfredo casserole from Eating on a Dime.

  10. Thai Chicken and Noodles

    Red curry gives depth to this pot of yumminess that includes rice noodles. Get the details from Host the Toast.

  11. Chicken Noodle Soup

    A childhood favorite and cold season necessity, chicken noodle soup is a welcome addition to your table and freezer. Make a big batch to keep on hand with Laaloosh.

  12. Ziti

    Ooey, gooey cheesy tops this baked ziti in a slow cooker. Think of all the types of cheeses that can come together in this recipe.

  13. Enchilada Pasta

    If you’ve been dreaming of how to bring pasta and enchiladas together, today is your day. Follow the recipe from Slow Cooker Gourmet.

  14. Beef Ragu with Pappardelle

    When’s the last time you cooked pappardelle? Or beef ragu? If you’re feeling fancy, this recipe from Pinch of Yum will do the trick.

  15. Lo Mein

    Don’t get takeout! Make your own lo mein and have plenty left over for seconds or thirds. You can find this mouthwatering dish’s deets on the Damn Delicious blog.

Which of these recipes are you tempted to make today? What comfort foods have you already made in your slow cooker this season?