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Slow cooker recipes

57 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.

Slow-cooked Irish stew

3.875

(10 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

4.314705

(85 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

3.903225

(31 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

2.34375

(8 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

4.559375

(640 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
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker ribs

4.545455

(11 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

4.208335

(30 ratings)

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

Baked mushrooms with ricotta & pesto

4.295455

(22 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

4.114585

(24 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

3.96239

(113 ratings)

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

Saucy chicken & vegetables

4.395

(50 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

3.076925

(13 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

4.161765

(17 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

Big-batch Bolognese

4.33594

(32 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

4.743905

(82 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

3.59483

(29 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

3.52

(25 ratings)

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

Cottage pie

4.78611

(270 ratings)

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

Prawn, pea & tomato curry

4.510415

(48 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

Rich paprika seafood bowl

3.61111

(9 ratings)

Eating healthy isn't all about salad, this fish stew counts as 3 of your 5-a-day and it's low-fat...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

5-a-day tagine

4.211695

(124 ratings)

Get your day's vegetable quota all in one go. Great for feeding a group, or freeze portions...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Golden veggie shepherd’s pie

4.76271

(59 ratings)

Make this comforting pie in bulk and freeze in separate servings, so you can defrost only what you need
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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