With the Sunday, May 4, 2019 Kentucky Derby fast approaching, you might be regretting your choice to host a viewing party on account of the fact that you have no idea what or how to cook for so many people. At first it was just a few friends, and now there are plus ones and extras and you're tempted to order a pizza, but feel bad about the fact that you've offered your friends a home cooked meal. Lucky for you, I've put together a selection of easy Kentucky Derby Crock Pot recipes, because there's no better appliance or alliance when you're cooking for a crew.
The day of the derby you can throw all of the ingredients into the pot and they will cook slowly, steadily, and independently as you set up for the race and then greet your guests. By the time your food is ready to serve, your guests will have been salivating over the incredible smells wafting through your home and you'll be a hero of a host. Don't make derby day more complicated or stressful than it has to be. Throw some Kentucky-themed ingredients into the pot, set it, and enjoy your time with your friends and rooting for your favorite horse. Here are the easiest Kentucky Derby inspired Crock Pot recipes to try out: