Slow cooker beef stew with vegetables and mash on a plate

Slow cooker recipes

75 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 cooker beef curry


(41 ratings)

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 hours and 50 mins
  • Easy

Slow cooker lasagne


(23 ratings)

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 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow cooker honey mustard chicken thighs


(67 ratings)

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 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy

Slow cooker Bolognese


(26 ratings)

Batch cook a healthy Bolognese using your slow cooker. Freeze the leftovers for easy midweek dinners when you're more pushed for time...
  • 7 hours and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow cooker sausage casserole


(66 ratings)

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 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Slow cooker chicken tikka masala


(72 ratings)

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 hours and 50 mins
  • Easy

Slow cooker butter chicken


(27 ratings)

Try this slow cooker butter chicken curry and make a sure-fire family favourite. It has a creamy, lightly spiced tomato sauce, and juicy chunks of chicken
  • 6 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy

Slow cooker gammon in cola


(36 ratings)

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 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy

Slow cooker shepherd's pie


(22 ratings)

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 hours
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow cooker pork loin


(8 ratings)

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 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Slow cooker red cabbage


(3 ratings)

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 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker ham with sticky ginger glaze


(19 ratings)

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 hours and 40 mins
  • Easy

Slow cooker turkey breasts with wine & bacon


(4 ratings)

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 hours
  • More effort

Creamy black dhal with crispy onions


(27 ratings)

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 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spiced duck & date tagine


(14 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


(26 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

Chicken soup


(133 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


(39 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


(26 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


(1037 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


(37 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


(40 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


(28 ratings)

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


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