Try our slow-cooker recipes if you are looking for easy comfort foods. With the following, slow-cooker recipes make it easy for you to pull together a satisfying all-in-one meal.
The cool weather calls for succulent braises, fragrant curries and meat so tender you could eat it with a spoon. Warm your soul with these 16 slow cooker recipes.
Make these recipes for your family or good friends. Hopefully, you will enjoy it as much as we do.
1. Italian pot roast
Italian Pot Roast has the makings of a weeknight dinner tradition with Old World flavors in New World time.
2. Slow-cooker Carne guisada
Try this easy recipe for beef chuck roast flavored with tomato sauce, garlic, and peppers, and give ground beef a rest.
3. Chicken curry
You probably haven’t tried this slow-cooker version of chicken curry, if you think it takes foreign-seeming equipment to make the exotic flavor.
4. Slow-cooker pot roast
This fall-weather favorite makes great pan juices for you to pour on the accompanying onions and carrots.
5. Slow-cooker garlic chicken with couscous
Make a classic by combining chicken with white wine, thyme, and onion, and serve over couscous as a delicious vehicle for leftover sauce.
6. Slow-cooker brisket and onions
Braising brisket brings out its flavor and enhances its tenderness, especially when it is simmered with garlic and yellow onion.
7. Slow-cooker beef ragu
Onion, slow-cook beef, garlic, and tomato paste for a robust ragu with fewer ingredients than there are ways to serve this dish.
8. Hawaiian-style short ribs
Say hello to flavor by combining short ribs with chili sauce, pineapple, ginger, and soy sauce for a tropical take on dinner.
9. Slow-cooker chicken mole
Did you know that you can have chocolate for dinner? Chicken Mole combines the complexity of dark chocolate with heat from ancho chilies and chipotle for easy and delicious dinner.
10. Slow-cooker cajun stew
Sit on down to a bowl of Bayou bliss filled with okra, shrimp, and andouille which only takes 10 to 15 minutes to prepare.
11. Slow-cooker beef and tomato stew
Warm up on a chilly night with a great stew which is not as calorie-laden as you would think, thanks to several smart substitutions.
12. Slow-cooker sweet-and-spicy chicken
Cinnamon, cumin and ginger take an ordinary chicken to a new level without any extraordinary effort.
13. Slow-cooker corned beef and cabbage
This is a great recipe with cabbage and corned beef which takes only a fraction of the preparation work and keeps all the traditional taste.
14. Pork and hominy stew
You will love this easy-to-make, slow-cooker version of posole – the classic Mexican soup.
15. Lamb with olives and potatoes
Perfect for Sunday dinner. A slow cooker makes meltingly tender lamb shanks in a flavorful sauce.
16. Italian braised pork
Red wine, crushed tomatoes, and fennel seeds give this tender pork shoulder its Italian accent. Serve this dish with couscous as called for in the recipe, or try it over polenta or noodles.