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5 Top Notch Crock-Pot Recipes to Warm Ya Right Up

Set it and forget it! If coziness is your conquest, be sure to hit our blanket roundup in order to gear up for maximum comfort. From a sublime and super easy to make slow cooker chicken tortilla soup so slow cooked barbacoa beef that will keep your bagged lunch game strong all week, here are five crock pot recipes to get you through February.

Bon appetit!

Smitten Kitchen Chicken Chili

A spoonful of this stuff is like a warm culinary hug. Peep the ingredient list-- literally all you have to do on this one is throw everything in the crockpot and let is stew for on low for 8 to 10 hours or high from 4.5 to 5 if you're hungry and voila! Chicken chili that should easily serve a group of six.

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

3,638 votes can't be wrong! This heartwarming recipe is dummy proof and easily doctored up with all kinds of goodies if you're into adapting recipes. Throw some tortilla chips in they're and you're in for a fiesta.

Slow Cooker Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

If you thought meatballs were the ultimate form of comfort... well, you're right! Add mozzarella into the mix and you've got a magical combo that will have you coming back for seconds. Dip these bad boys in marinara and you've got a dinner that just can't be stopped.

Slow Cooked Barbacoa Beef

If you've got a lot of mouths to fee or just want to be set on lunch for a week, this slow cooker barbacoa beef recipe is just what you're looking for. This recipe gets bonus points for making the whole house smell mouthwatering... seriously, who wouldn't be impressed by a kitchen that smells like this succulent meat?

Slow Cooker Eggplant Parm

If you're a vegetarian, then this one's perfect for you. This recipe, courtesy of Delish, comes complete with a video, if you're a visual learner. Easy and scrumptious, this tasty recipe is perfect for those rainy Seattle nights. It will take about 4 to 5 hours on high for the recipe to be done, so start around just after lunch for a nice and hearty dinner.