Slow cooker recipes

With slow cooker recipes, meals are made easy. Throw in the ingredients before work and when you get home, dinner is ready. From lamb shanks or pork belly, to roly-poly pud, this is comfort food at its best – on a budget.

Slow cooker recipes

Slow cook recipes

Creamy pot-roast chicken

Creamy pot-roast chicken

A slow cooker recipe. If you'd like to cook in a casserole instead, follow the recipe then simmer over a low heat, covered, for 45 minutes-1 hour.

Spiced shoulder of lamb

Spiced shoulder of lamb

The Indian spices give this slow cooker recipe another dimension. You can also oven-cook this recipe.

Lamb shanks

Lamb shanks

A slow cooker recipe. Alternatively, this can be cooked in the oven instead for around 2 hours, until really tender.

Slow-roast pork belly with lentils

Slow-roast pork belly with lentils

If you don’t have a slow cooker, you can still make this pork belly with lentils recipe in the oven.

Bolognese sauce

Bolognese sauce

You'll love the taste of this deep, rich and flavourful bolognese sauce recipe. You can make this without using a slow cooker, just use a large pan.

Blackberry and apple roly-poly pudding

Blackberry and apple roly-poly pudding

A sweet slow cooker recipe? Yes, and you'll taste the difference, too! Alternatively, it's possible to oven-cook this roly-poly.

Rogan josh-braised chicken

Rogan josh-braised chicken

This one-pot braising recipe for Indian-style chicken is a low-calorie dish that makes a unusual alternative to a Sunday roast. It's also suitable for a slow cooker.

Braised pig’s cheeks with caramelised leeks

Braised pig’s cheeks with caramelised leeks

Pig's cheeks are cheap cuts of meat that are becoming fashionable to eat again. Braise or slow cook this recipe for a tender, succulent dish.

Slow-Cooked Indian Lamb Korma

Slow-Cooked Indian Lamb Korma

This gluten-free dish is a perfect slow cooker recipe – just pop it in and it cooks on its own. If you don’t own a slow cooker, then follow the same method, but use a deep flameproof casserole dish with a tight-fitting lid.

Rioja-braised oxtail

Rioja-braised oxtail

If you've never tried oxtails, give them a go, they're cheap and very tasty. Braised meat tastes even better eaten the next day. This oxtail recipe works in a slow cooker.

Braised gammon with cider and apples

Braised gammon with cider and apples

Braising involves cooking large cuts or joints of meat slowly on a mirepoix (bed of diced veg), with stock, in a pot with a tight-fitting lid. This can also be cooked in a slow cooker.

Beer-braised lamb shanks

Beer-braised lamb shanks

Slow cooking meat makes it melt-in-the-mouth tender. Braises require just a few simple minutes of preparation, followed by a long, relaxing wait. This lamb recipe can also be made in a slow cooker.

Roast pheasant with cavolo nero and bacon

Roast pheasant with cavolo nero and bacon

This game dish is a wonderful alternative to a traditional English roast.

Venison and chestnut stew

Venison and chestnut stew

This hearty slow cooked venison and chestnut recipe will satisfy a hearty appetite.

 


More slow cooker meals

Slow cooker recipes

Slow cooker recipes

Whether your favourite comfort food is stew or casserole, we've got hundreds of recipes to help you discover how to slow cook.

 


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British recipes

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Angela212

October 31

I always thought the contents of the slow cooker had be covered in liquid. With the creamy chicken receipe, 300ml of white is nowhere near enough liquid to cover 8 pieces of chicken, onions and mushrooms. Is it safe to slow cook with a small amount of liquid?

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