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13 Easy Roaster Oven Recipes

Do you enjoy cooking? Roaster ovens can be a wonderful and functional addition to your kitchen for making one-pot meals for a big family, meals for the holiday or entertaining, and for events that require you to bring a hot dish.

13 Easy Roaster Oven Recipes

Easy electric roaster recipes for one-pot meals make life simpler, especially when your life is hectic.

These cooking pans are real-time-savers in the kitchen when you don’t have time to cook separate portions of your meal.

Have you considered buying one for yourself, but you don’t feel comfortable with investing?

Perhaps the following roaster oven recipes might persuade you to make the leap and buy one.

1. Roaster Oven Herb Butter Turkey

Turkey is a dinner staple for many holidays. Just because it’s most cooked during the holidays doesn’t mean you can have turkey anytime.

This herb butter turkey is made with sage, thyme, and rosemary blended with melted butter and poured over the roasted turkey.

One of the best things about roaster ovens is that it frees up your conventional oven, so you can get your sides coordinated to be done at the same time or close to it.

It’s a great way to cook herb butter turkey for time-conscience people who need to feed the whole family.

2. Roaster Oven Corn on the Cob

Does your family love corn on the cob? If so, you will love this easy roaster oven recipe.

Corn on the cob is a nutritious, tasty, and healthy side dish that goes with almost any main course. Corn is also low-fat and low in calories, so it’s a good choice if you’re dieting.

If you have a spicy meal, you can use cayenne in your seasoning blend for your corn.

I think the key to great corn on the cob is to get it fresh from the farm. If you have a local farmer’s market, you can find corn there while supporting your local farmers.

I like to add cayenne to the seasoning for a spicier version.

3. Easy Roaster Oven Breakfast Strata

When the holidays come around, it’s often a time for family gatherings. This is also a time when you need to be prepared to cook for many people. Sometimes even breakfast.

Did you know that you can use your roaster oven to make overnight breakfast strata? Well, you can, and this recipe will help you make up to 24 servings.

I add paprika to almost every egg dish I cook. It gives it a little extra unique flavor. I call it my secret ingredient.

4. Roaster Oven Pulled Pork

This recipe calls for three pork shoulders amounting to about 27 pounds of meat, so you need to make sure your roaster oven can manage that capacity.

Once you cook your pork shoulder as directed, pull it apart and serve.

Pork rub seasoning will be needed for this recipe. You can make your rub or grab your favorite brand from the store.

Just make sure to cover the pork shoulders before cooking fully.

You can use this for other recipes for two or three days or serve it at a large gathering with sauce or topping variations.

5. Roaster Oven Chili Con Carne

We all know that chili is almost always a crowd-pleaser, especially as the weather gets cooler. You can cook this easy chili con carne recipe in your roaster oven.

Have you ever made chili con carne? If you like regular chili, you will love this chili con carne recipe.

Chili is a staple dish for events and when the weather gets colder. This is a real crowd-pleaser when you need something to impress the masses.

I like to add some cumin and cayenne pepper to mine to bring the heat.

6. Roaster Oven Holiday Harvest Apple Cake

Desserts are part of holiday cooking, and there’s no way around it. People expect cakes, pies, cookies, and other sweet desserts during the holidays.

If you’re looking for something different and a different method of making a cake, this roaster oven holiday harvest apple cake is perfect.

Have you ever gone to a holiday party or family gathering where they didn’t have cake or pie? I haven’t.

Remember that apples quickly turn brown when exposed to the air, so peel and chop them right before adding them to the batter of this cake.

7. Electric Roaster Oven Maple Glazed Ham

Before you try out this roaster oven maple-glazed ham recipe, you need to know how much ham you’ll need.

Since each person eats an average of a third to a fourth of a pound of ham, you can use that to measure the weight of the spiral sliced ham you will need according to how many people you’re serving.

To buy the hamming weight suited to how many people you’re feeding, check the weight on the packaging and choose accordingly.

8. Roaster Oven Cheesy Potatoes

This easy roaster oven cheesy potatoes recipe will do the trick if you have a crowd to feed.

Have you been invited to a gathering and need a good recipe? Whenever I am asked to such a gathering, I check online to find new ideas to prevent the same thing I always do.

I like to be different, so I love this recipe for cheesy potatoes. Sometimes, I know that more people will be bringing main courses and desserts so that the party will lack sides.

I like this recipe because it’s flexible, and I can change up the seasonings to make it different every time.

9. Roaster Oven Chuck Roast

Chuck roast is versatile and delicious meat to cook in electric roaster ovens.

Do you need to impress your boss or your spouse’s boss? This particular recipe claims to make chuck roast taste like prime rib. That would be impressive, wouldn’t it?

The secret to making this chuck roast taste like prime rib could be Canadian steak seasoning. We all know that the herbs you use on red meat can make or break the flavor.

This recipe calls for you to sear each side of the meat in a boiling pan before placing it on a cold roaster rack.

10. Roaster Oven Corned Beef and Cabbage

The corned beef and cabbage dish is one of the meals some people make for good luck on New Years Day. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t use this easy roaster oven corned beef and cabbage recipe any time.

If you have chicken or beef broth, corned beef with seasoning, brown sugar, ketchup, brown mustard, and a large head of cabbage, this recipe will be ideal for a group or nightly dinner for the family.

To make this recipe different and shake things up, you can use spicy mustard or spicy ketchup to complement the dish.

11. Electric Roaster Roasted Turkey

Roaster ovens are most commonly used for roasting turkey, so it makes sense to have a few recipes for turkey here.

This one may seem like a standard roasted turkey recipe, but there are some good tips and seasonings that will delight your palette.

As usual, you do remove the neck and giblets from the turkey cavity. You can save them for making gravy or toss them if you don’t like giblet gravy.

You will need softened butter to rub under the turkey’s skin over the breast meat and the whole bird. This recipe only includes salt and pepper, but you can certainly use other spices of your choice.

Do you know what spices complement turkey? Some on the list include garlic, onion, oregano, chives, parsley, sage, paprika, thyme, maple, rosemary, and basil. Choose your favorites and go for it.

12. Roaster Oven Smoked Sausage and Potatoes

Are you looking for a new side dish for dinner? If you have a roaster oven, this smoked sausage and potatoes recipe could do the job.

This is a simple side dish that will please your family or a crowd if you’re serving it at an event.

If you’re on the Weight Watcher program, this recipe is Weight Watcher-friendly. If you replace pork sausage with turkey or chicken sausage and a little less oil, you could lower your Weight Watcher points.

Also, if you want a little more smoked flavor, try smoked paprika as an alternative to regular paprika. I do.

13. Roaster Oven Turkey

Thanksgiving is a busy day that is full of cooking, baking, sports, and other activities. The last thing you need is to spend extra time trying to prepare your meal.

If you own an electric roaster oven, you can save time and get everything ready faster and more efficiently.

This recipe for turkey is different from the others. It includes salt, sugar, seasoning salt, pepper, garlic, and butter or olive oil. Naturally, you can use other turkey-friendly spices to make this recipe your own.

Have you ever been the family host for Thanksgiving dinner? If not, this is your chance to impress your family and friends with your first Thanksgiving dinner.

13 Easy Roaster Oven Recipes

13 Easy Roaster Oven Recipes Your Family Will Love


  • 3 heads garlic, peeled
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp salt (or to taste)
  • 2 c fresh lemon juice
  • 1 c dry white wine
  • ½ (12 fluid oz) can freeze orange juice concentrate
  • 1 (16 lb) turkey


        1 . Choose your favorite Thanksgiving Turkey dish!
        2 . Prepare ingredients according to the recipe.
        3 . Be ready in 30 minutes or less!

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