Slow cooker beef stew with vegetables and mash on a plate

Slow cooker recipes

Put your slow cooker to use with one of our easy recipes. Just assemble your dish, relax and allow all the gorgeous flavours to meld over a low heat.

72 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Cook a version of beef stroganoff that's lighter on the wallet yet full of flavour thanks to slow cooking. Serve with pasta, rice or mashed potato

8 hrs and 50 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Spice up your baked eggs and get two of your five-a-day with this Turkish-style breakfast or brunch dish. It's low-calorie, too, and high in vitamin C

6 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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47 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

This slow-cooked beef curry is easy to make and perfect for feeding the family – add chunks of potato for an extra hearty dish. Serve with rice and naan bread

8 hrs and 50 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
25 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Slow cook your next lasagne for extra tender mince – and this version is low-fat and low-calorie. A healthy family meal to give you comfort on cold nights

4 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
74 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Use just a few ingredients to create this no-fuss slow-cooker chicken thigh dish with a creamy honey and mustard sauce. Kids will love it – and grown-ups, too

4 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
32 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Batch cook a healthy Bolognese using your slow cooker. Freeze the leftovers for easy midweek dinners when you're more pushed for time

7 hrs and 45 mins
Easy
Healthy
76 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

You can use your favourite type of sausages to make this family-friendly slow-cooker casserole. Serve it over pasta, in baked potatoes or with bread

4 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
83 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Get this chicken tikka masala cooking in the morning and have dinner waiting for you when you get in – it's perfect for a cold winter evening.

4 hrs and 50 mins
Easy
29 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Try this slow-cooker butter chicken curry for a guaranteed family favourite. It has a creamy, lightly spiced tomato sauce and juicy chunks of chicken

6 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
43 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Fill your kitchen with the smell of Christmas with this slow cooked gammon. The cola adds a sweet treacly flavour to balance the saltiness of the ham.

6 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
24 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Slow-cook shepherd's pie and you'll be rewarded with succulent mince. This recipe is also low-fat and low-calorie with three of your five-a-day

6 hrs
Easy
Healthy
11 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Cook your Sunday lunch in the slow cooker this weekend. The pork stays succulent and moist and the vegetables are cooked alongside in the tasty gravy.

5 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Dig out your slow cooker for this delicious red cabbage. Braised cabbage makes the perfect side dish for a festive lunch or roast dinner

4 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
19 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A small gammon will easily fit in a slow cooker. Cook it low and slow for homemade glazed ham that's ideal for sandwiches, party buffets or simply sliced and served with chips

7 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

If you like the idea of Christmas turkey but often find it dry, then you must try this. The tender turkey is wrapped in bacon then braised in a slow cooker

5 hrs
More effort
30 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This super-satisfying, slow cooker curry is packed with iron and fibre. Serve with a choice of tasty garnishes to turn your simple supper into a warming feast

7 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
21 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This slow-cooked curry improves if made up to two days ahead, perfect for relaxed entertaining

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

Easy
Gluten-free
67 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Students' cuisine may be the butt of many a joke, but with these nutrient-packed, low-fat and cheap beans, they get the last laugh

45 mins
Easy
30 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

8 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
139 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Use up leftover chicken in this rustic soup with garlic yogurt. Best served with cheese scones

50 mins
Easy
41 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
28 ratings 2.8 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1,072 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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