7 Italian Crockpot Recipes for Anyone Who Ever Said They Can't Cook

Some nights, all you have the energy for is boiling a pot of water and tossing in a handful of pasta. We get it. After answering emails all day, commuting home from work, and sorting through your mail, cooking an elaborate meal is the last thing we want to do on a busy weeknight. Enter crockpot recipes. Requiring just 30 minutes of prep time (or less!), these recipes are so easy you'll think you ordered in.

To ease into life post-emergency pasta, we sourced simple, Italian-inspired slow cooker recipes from some of our favorite foodies. Yes, they require a bit more prep work than the aforementioned emergency pasta, but, trust us, they're worth the extra (minimal) effort.

Simply set aside half an hour in the morning and you'll be coming home to a delicious meal (not to mention, a delicious-smelling home) at the end of the day. Intrigued? Take it from someone who doesn't love to cook, these recipes are so simple even the most kitchen-averse can successfully whip them up.

Ahead are seven easy Italian crockpot recipes for anyone who ever said they can't cook, including a crazy-delicious spaghetti squash lasagna bolognese that's sure to become a go-to.