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37 Recipes

Assemble your dish, relax and let the pot do the hard work.

Spiced duck & date tagine

4.375

(8 ratings)

Duck legs are stewed in a slow cooker with rich Moroccan spices until meltingly tender - serve over fluffy couscous or rice
  • Easy

Slow-cooked Irish stew

3.75

(7 ratings)

Middle neck or scrag end of lamb are flavoursome cuts and perfect for braising. This traditional casserole contains filling pearl barley, too
  • 8 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Roast chicken soup

4.31173

(81 ratings)

Use up leftover chicken in this rustic soup with garlic cream and cheesy scones on the side
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Herby bean sausage stew

3.94

(25 ratings)

A simple, filling storecupboard chipolata stew that can be whipped up in minutes or slow cooked for hours
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Slow-cooked porridge

1.964285

(7 ratings)

Put this oaty breakfast into your slow cooker before bed and wake up to a bowl of creamy comfort in the morning. Add your favourite toppings
  • 12 hours and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spiced carrot & lentil soup

4.5527

(593 ratings)

A delicious, spicy blend, packed full of iron and low fat to boot. It's ready in under half an hour or can be made in a slow cooker
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker ribs

4.5

(10 ratings)

Slow cooking is the perfect way to get tender melt-in-the-mouth pork ribs, simply throw everything in the slow cooker, then finish off in the oven or bbq
  • 9 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Sweetcorn & smoked haddock chowder

4.19643

(28 ratings)

Keep smoked haddock fillets and sweetcorn in the freezer, and add a few storecupboard staples for this tasty chowder
  • 30 mins
  • Moderately easy

Baked mushrooms with ricotta & pesto

4.31579

(19 ratings)

The rich basil sauce helps balance the tangy ricotta and earthy mushroom flavours of this easy vegetarian starter
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Thai beef curry

4.06579

(19 ratings)

A spicy, authentic Thai green curry for your slow cooker that's ideal for taking the last-minute stress out of entertaining
  • 8 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Mexican chicken stew

3.987625

(101 ratings)

Bring a touch of Mexican flavour to your midweek meal with this low-fat, one-pan supper
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Saucy chicken & vegetables

4.43617

(47 ratings)

Cook your chicken so it's moist with a crispy skin and serve with mixed greens and a creamy tarragon sauce
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Italian vegetable bake

3.229165

(12 ratings)

A vibrant dish for slow cookers, layer summery courgettes, tomatoes and aubergine with bread and mozzarella - irresistible!
  • 7 hours
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sticky spiced lamb shanks

4.109375

(16 ratings)

This hearty, slow-cooked lamb dish is perfect for two to share as the nights start drawing in
  • 3 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

Sara's chilli con carne

4.546055

(38 ratings)

Ideal for entertaining families with kids, this classic chilli dish is quick, hassle-free and great to have in the freezer
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Big-batch Bolognese

4.342595

(27 ratings)

Whip up a huge batch of bolognese that's fit to feed a hungry crowd, or freeze half for a speedy midweek meal
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Braised pork with plums

4.736665

(75 ratings)

Meltingly tender meat in a spicy, fruity sauce, this meal is guaranteed to impress
  • 2 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy

Chicken, bacon & potato stew

3.77

(25 ratings)

Chicken casserole is even better when slow-cooked for hours so you have a delicious dish to come home to
  • 6 hours and 50 mins
  • Easy

Turkish lamb pilau

3.772725

(22 ratings)

Serve up a basmati rice one pot flavoured with cinnamon, mint and apricot, studded with tender lamb
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Cottage pie

4.781965

(219 ratings)

This great-value family favourite freezes beautifully and is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser
  • 2 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy

Prawn, pea & tomato curry

4.533335

(45 ratings)

Simple, speedy and good for you, this seafood curry takes just 20 minutes to make, or use a slow cooker for extra flavour
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

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