A crock-pot or slow cooker is a home cooking method for a long time. It is made up of three components- the vessel, the lid, and the base. Check out some slow cooker recipes with minimal prep and zero fuss.
Preparing for a party can be stressful, especially when you are not a cooking buff. For some, cooking is a hobby; others find it boring. They look for kitchen hacks that could save their time. In today’s hectic schedule, when everyone is busy in their work, they hardly find time to prepare something delicious. So how about using a slow cooker that doesn’t need your attention and also saves your effort? Sounds good!
A slow cooker is a must-have kitchen appliance. It is a countertop electrical appliance used to simmer at a lower flame. Slow cooker recipes are getting popular because of their cooking methods. Put a slow cooker on high/low setting and let it cook for 8-10 hours. It is not surprising to read that it offers several benefits. Check out the slow cooker benefits below.
If you are looking for slow cooker recipes, then we have compiled the best recipes for you. Prepare them at dinner or on any occasion. You won’t believe, but desserts like rice pudding can be prepared in a slow cooker. Additionally, you can also prepare brownies and butterscotch pudding in this cooker.
The best thing that you can cook on weekends is putting a piece of meat in a slow cooker, and let it cook for hours. Serve this slow cooker pork shoulder with a salad to make it tastier.
All you will need is one boneless, skinless pork shoulder, 2tsp cumin, 3tbsp oregano leaves, 12-15 cloves garlic, Boston butt about 5lbs, 1tbsp black pepper, 1/4c fresh squeezed lime juice, 1/2c fresh orange juice, 1/2c olive oil, rice, and cilantro (optional).
Prepare this delicious low-calorie treat with lasagne for dinner. A slow cooker recipe can be prepared with fresh mushrooms, spinach, and other vegetables available. If you love Italian, then check the other delicious types of pasta from around the world.
You will need two sliced onions, red and yellow pepper, 10-15g fresh basil, 8-10 garlic cloves, 1tbsp rapeseed oil, 350-400g chopped tomato, 400g courgettes, 2tsp vegetable bouillon, 2tbsp tomato puree, 5-6 wholewheat lasagne sheets, one large aubergine, and 100g vegetarian buffalo mozzarella chopped.
You can also prepare this fully nutritious veggie lasagne on your kid’s birthday treat. For something sweet, take help from sweet treat ideas that were popular in 2018 and even now.
Slow cooker potato is one of the finest slow cooker recipes to make your mouth-watering. It is a perfect recipe for any occasion and also a crowd-pleaser.
Ingredients that you will require to prepare slow cooker potatoes are 5-pound peeled potatoes, 8slices of cooked bacon, 8-ounce sour cream, one cup milk, 1tbsp bacon drippings, 4-green onions (chopped), 1-½ tsp salt, 3c shredded cheddar cheese.
Have you ever tried to make a brownie in a slow cooker? No? Then try this delicious slow-cooker brownie and impress your guest with your cooking skills.
All you need is a few ingredients and a trusted slow cooker. Take 1tsp kosher salt, 1-½ cups sugar, 1 cup flour, 1c melted butter, canola oil spray, 1 cup cocoa powder, and vanilla ice cream (optional).
This slow cooker recipe is a perfectly delicious midday meal. It is easy to make, and the leftover lamb curry can be frozen for another day.
You will require two 300g packs of diced lamb leg, 4thickly sliced carrots, 2tbsp ground cumin, 400-450g tin chopped tomatoes, two chopped onions, 3-4 crushed garlic cloves, and 100ml lamb stock, 2tbsp olive oil, 350-400ml coconut milk, 100-125g spinach, 5gm grated ginger, and 2-3 green chilies.
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This slow cooker Irish Stew comes packed with veggies and can be served for breakfast. The recipe is full of goodness and is perfect for braising.
All you will need is 500g diced lamb shoulder, 2tbsp plain flour, 2sliced onions, 2parsnips, 450-500ml lamb stock, 2sprigs of thyme, a few bay leaves, 400g peeled potatoes, 300 ml stout, 150g smoked streaky bacon, and 100g pearl barley.
This delectable recipe has the taste of different spices and can be prepared without firing up the grill. So get all the ingredients and your slow cooker ready and invite your guests for the party.
To prepare beef brisket, you will need 2sliced onions, 2kg boned and rolled beef brisket, 1tbsp vegetable oil, 100g light brown sugar, 100g tomato ketchup, 300ml bourbon, 2tsp ground cumin, 100ml cider vinegar, 1tbsp garlic granules, 1/2tbsp smoked paprika, 3-4 fresh bay leaves, and 1tsp cayenne pepper.
Take a deep frying pan and heat the oil. Add onions and fry until they turn brownish. Season onions with salt and pepper.
Add the brisket into the slow cooker. Now add bay leaves, garlic cloves, onions, and the hot cooking liquid. Cover the cooker and let it cook for 7-8 hours.
To make the sauce, put all the ingredients (don’t add bourbon) in a large pan and stir them well until the mix turns thick. Now add bourbon to enhance its taste.
Take the brisket out of the cooker and cut it into pieces. Add the sauce and stir to coat. Your hot slow cooker beef brisket is ready to serve.
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Today, you have delicious sauces and ingredients to make food tastier, but back in the medieval period, food was served without any dressing. And do you know several medieval recipes are still served across the globe? For instance, Kebabs that you eat is not a new dish, but it is 2000 years old.
So, if you think your slow cooker is of no use, think twice. This is an extremely useful kitchen appliance to prepare yummy dishes. Also, if you can wait for 6-7 hours for your favorite dish, then you should try these slow cooker recipes at home. Furthermore, try these food hacks to make your cooking life easier.
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