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Summer slow cooker recipes

17 Recipes

Use the slow cooker to make a range of light and seasonal dishes this summer. Try our tender pulled pork, sticky ribs, veggie stews, Spanish chicken and more.

Slow cooker pulled pork

4

(11 ratings)

Succulent pulled pork spiced with paprika and cinnamon is oh-so simple when you make it in the slow cooker. Serve with fennel and apple slices in bread rolls
  • 8 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy

Slow cooker aubergines

4.25

(8 ratings)

An easy vegetarian slow cooker recipe, packed with summer flavours - ideal if you're busy, simply put it on in the morning and it'll be ready come supper time...
  • 8 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker ribs

4.546875

(16 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

Slow cooker Spanish chicken

4.22973

(37 ratings)

This slow-cooked stew is packed with Mediterranean flavour from chorizo, olives, tomatoes and peppers. The meat will fall off the bone – mop up the sauce with bread...
  • 6 hours and 35 mins
  • Easy

Slow-cooked Greek lamb

4.71875

(8 ratings)

Take your time making this easy one-pot lamb dish for an informal centrepiece meal. You can slow-cook it two days ahead and serve it with Greek meze dishes
  • 6 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

Slow cooker chicken casserole

4.46

(25 ratings)

Treat the family to this wholesome chicken casserole that delivers comfort while being low-fat. And you can let a slow cooker do most of the work
  • 7 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow-cooked marrow with fennel & tomato

5

(2 ratings)

Try this vegetarian stew with crusty sourdough, or as an accompaniment to grilled meats. Marrow is the star here, but you're getting four of your five-a-day...
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker pork belly

4

(7 ratings)

Treat yourself to tender, melt-in-the-mouth slow cooker pork belly. Serve in a warming broth or with seasonal vegetables, apple sauce and gravy
  • 4 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Slow cooker meatballs

5

(1 rating)

Try these slow cooker meatballs for a tasty family meal. Turkey mince makes lighter meatballs which kids love. They also freeze well so you can batch cook
  • 6 hours
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow cooker bio yogurt

4

(3 ratings)

You need just two ingredients – milk and live yogurt – to make this bio yogurt, full of gut-friendly probiotics. Mix with fruit, or cereal for breakfast...
  • 17 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker chilli

5

(4 ratings)

Batch-cook this chilli and freeze for healthy dinners when you're pushed for time. It'll soon become a family favourite with hidden vegetables to nourish fussy eaters...
  • 7 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow cooker pork fillet with apples

3.25

(5 ratings)

Pork and apples is a classic combination and the meat is all the more tender when slow-cooked for four hours. Serve with greens for a complete, healthy meal
  • 4 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow cooker Turkish breakfast eggs

4.375

(2 ratings)

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 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker Goan pulled pork

3.270835

(12 ratings)

Slow cook pork shoulder in Indian spices until meltingly tender, then shred and serve with chapatis, crunchy veg salad, cooling raita dip and mango chutney
  • 8 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy

Slow cooker honey mustard chicken thighs

4.5

(2 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

Sweet potato & coconut curry

4.375

(24 ratings)

Prep your veggies and let the slow cooker do the work with our filling sweet potato curry
  • 8 hours and 50 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian