Budget slow cooker recipes that will save you money and effort.
Use your slow-cooker to make this fruity chickpea curry. Chickpeas and cauliflower are cooked in a rich, gently-spiced sauce with mango. Serve with rice and grab a fork.
Put your slow cooker to good use with a rich slow cooker lamb curry. This ‘low and slow’ method of cooking the lamb gives meltingly tender results and enriches the spiced coconut sauce with plenty of flavour.
Succulent chicken breasts, meaty mushrooms and rich sour cream marry together wonderfully in this warming midweek main
Indulge in the vibrant flavours of summer with this delightful slow-cooker ratatouille recipe. Combining fresh vegetables, aromatic herbs, and a rich tomato-based sauce, this dish is sure to please.
This slow-cooker jerk basa recipe is not only delicious but also offers the convenience of a hands-off cooking experience. Combining the richness of coconut milk, zesty lime juice, and aromatic jerk seasoning, this dish is sure to be a hit.
This classic French dish from the region of Burgundy is traditionally made with a full-bodied Burgundy wine. The meat cooks slowly in a mix of wine and beef stock, which is reduced to a lovely, thick sauce
If you’re looking for a fuss-free, easy vegetarian recipe, then this slow cooker chickpea and butternut squash stew is ideal
Warm up on a cold winter evening with this delicious Slow-Cooker Persian Lamb and Rhubarb Stew. The tender lamb, paired with the tangy taste of rhubarb and a blend of spices, creates a unique and flavourful stew that simmers to perfection in a slow cooker.
Did you know you can bake bread in your slow-cooker? This soda bread is made with fresh spring herbs for extra flavour.
Spicy and nutty, this vegetable satay is packed full of flavour. Simply bung all the ingredients in and let the slow-cooker do all the work.
This low-energy twist on a British classic is made in the slow-cooker. With crispy bacon and caramelised onions, this lamb's liver stew is the perfect winter warmer.
Make the most of slow-cooker season! This French onion soup is so easy to make; simply bung in all your ingredients and let the slow-cooker do the work.
Cook this braised red cabbage ahead of time to intensify flavours. This festive side is easy to prepare and can be frozen ahead of time, simply reheat on the day!
Make the most of your slow cooker and whip up an apple crumble recipe that’s sure to be an instant family favourite. To get a perfectly crisp top, all you have to do is cook for the last 10 minutes with the lid slightly ajar
Put your slow-cooker through its paces with this super sausage and butter bean casserole – the perfect meal to cook while you're working from home
This easy and tasty vegan tagine is cooked low and slow with the help of your handy piece of kitchen kit- the slow-cooker
Spend less time in the kitchen and more time in the sun with these slow-cooker pulled turkey rolls
Slow-cooked for 8 hours, this rich Bolognese recipe is the perfect meal to chuck into your slow cooker in the morning and enjoy after work
For the ultimate family feast, this slow cooker pulled pork recipe is fantastic. Made with spicy Mexican chipotle chilli and a hint of orange, the meat is cooked until falling off the bone, then served with tortillas and macerated onions
Smoked paprika and chorizo are the lead actors in this all star cast recipe. Butterbeans add an extra dose of plant protein to make this a satisfying and robust Spanish casserole.
Lamb shanks slow-cooked make the tender meat fall off the bone in this hearty, warming dish. Quick to prep, just get everything into the slow cooker and carry on with your day, knowing there's a tasty meal waiting for you at the end of it.
A lighter alternative to chilli con carne, this version can be made with turkey mince or breast. The meat is browned then softened with onions before being gently simmered in a slow cooker with spices, beans and tomatoes.
You'll need to plan ahead to make this subtly spiced and slow-cooked beef stew this winter. Beef, honey, ginger, prunes, wine, and time. What's not to like? Serve this dish, guaranteed to warm the cockles, with piles of creamy mashed potato.
Chicken, when slow cooked, becomes tender and irresistible. This recipe conjures all the flavours of the Mediterranean with its bold garlic, rosemary, and capers gently simmering in a rich tomato sauce with chicken thighs.
This slow-cooked and tender lamb osso bucco recipe is a perfect weekday winter warmer. Lamb chunks simmer for the best part of a day with herbs and vegetables in white wine and stock. Delicious with rice or crusty bread to mop up all the juices.
This slow-cooked chicken with shallots and tarragon makes a creamy comforting stew for supper. Chicken thighs and drumsticks gently simmer in wine and stock until the meat comes off the bone. Perfect with mashed potato.
This slow-cooked pork vindaloo is mouthwateringly fragrant. Tender pieces of pork shoulder, marinated in a homemade spice paste, then browned and simmered in stock and chopped tomatoes with onions and new potatoes. Served with steamed rice sprinkled with fresh coriander.
A slow-cook Thai chicken dish that's sure to become a favourite. Thai red curry paste is enhanced by zingy lemon and lime, while the Worcestershire sauce and fish sauce add some umami flavours. The coconut milk adds a mild sweetness.
A gorgeous slow-cooker recipe that is so simple, yet so tasty. Cooking the pork this way means that it is beautifully tender when it comes to serving, while the strong flavours have had time to meld together. Can also be frozen.
You’ll adore this hearty slow cooker stew that can feed 4-6 people. Pork shoulder and sausage are cooked slowly to allow fruity cider and warming flavours of cumin seeds and wholegrain mustard to be absorbed into the dish.
Put your slow cooker to work with this Scandi-inspired – and spiced – take on a traditional meatloaf. Redolent with spices like cloves, allspice, parsley, garlic and dill, this is an ideal dish to cook low and slow throughout the day.
Some slow cooker recipes are easier than others, and this one for beef and mushroom stroganoff is an absolute winner. Place almost all of the ingredients in the slow cooker and let it work its magic. Add the crème fraiche and mushrooms an hour before serving.
This slow-cooked chicken one-pot wonder makes the perfect hearty dinner for all the family