10 Hearty Slow Cooker Pasta Dishes Perfect for Fall

From lasagna to mac n' cheese, these slow-cooker pasta recipes are perfect hearty, belly-warming dinner options for chilly nights. 

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Slow Cooker Basil, Mozzarella and Ricotta Lasagna

Katie Webster

Slow Cooker Basil, Mozzarella and Ricotta Lasagna

Mum's the word that there is pureed spinach in the tomato sauce. Everyone will love the fresh basil layered right in, and you'll love that you don't even have to turn on the stove or oven to make this recipe. We've found that this lasagna works best in an oval-shaped slow cooker. If yours is tall and cylindrical, simply divide the ingredients to make more layers. Once you get the hang of this technique, try layering in browned turkey sausage or sautéed mushrooms or whatever veggies your family likes.

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Slow-Cooker Ricotta & Spinach Lasagna

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Creamy Broccoli, Tortellini and Turkey

Scott Little

Creamy Broccoli, Tortellini and Turkey

This decadent dish is comfort food at its finest.

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Veggie-Full Lasagna

Tara Donne

Veggie-Full Lasagna

Shh! Your kids will never know that this luscious lasagna is packed with vegetables. Grate the zucchini and carrots on the large or small holes of a box grater. They’ll virtually disappear into this cheesy crowd-pleaser.

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Turkey Tetrazzini

Marty Baldwin

Turkey Tetrazzini

Whip up this traditional dish with minimal effort and maximal results. You'll love the creamy, cheesy taste of this ultimate comfort food.

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Pork Ragu with Pasta

Pork Ragu with Pasta

This Italian-inspired recipe features vitamin-rich veggies over fun farfalle pasta. The best part: It only requires 10 minutes of prep time!

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Slow-Cooked Chicken Stroganoff

Slow-Cooked Chicken Stroganoff

Even picky eaters will approve of this chicken and noodles combo. Serve with a side salad or your family's favorite veggies.

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Slow Cooker Marinara Sauce

Slow Cooker Marinara Sauce

You'll love this classic recipe that practically cooks itself. Serve with fortified or whole wheat pasta to give your little ones a nutrition boost.

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Spicy Turkey Lasagna

Mark Thomas

Spicy Turkey Lasagna

Turkey reduces the calorie count in this comfort-food classic—leave room for seconds.

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Buffalo Chicken Macaroni and Cheese

Scott Little

Buffalo Chicken Macaroni and Cheese

If you love Buffalo wings and macaroni and cheese, you'll flip for this dish that showcases the flavors of both!

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