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13 Hearty Slow Cooker Recipes
By: The Editors of RecipeLion.com
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Slow cooker (also called Crock-Pot®) recipes are the perfect solution for a family with a busy schedule who still want to sit down for meals together. Pop the ingredients into the slow cooker early in the morning, and have a hot, fresh meal waiting for you at dinnertime.You can make everything from soup to dessert in your slow cooker. One of the best and easiest ways to use your slow cooker is to make a slow cooker beef recipe. Because beef is fattier than poultry, it doesn't dry out as much during the slow cooking process and you will end up with a tender, juicy piece of meat every time. We have a number of great barbecue beef recipes in this collection, as well as soups, chicken and a few desserts.
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Slow Cooker BBQ Meatballs - Spice up your favorite meatballs with this easy, saucy slow cooker meatball recipe. Form and cook meatballs using your protein of choice and then drop them in your slow cooker and let them absorb the rich, flavorful sauce. These work well on sub rolls or over rice.
Beef Stew with Sundried Tomatoes - This hearty beef stew has an extra dimension of flavor with tasty sun-dried tomatoes. Cook this in your slow cooker all day and enjoy a warm, delicious meal as an end to a chilly fall or winter day.
Barbecue Beef Short Ribs with Vegetables - This recipe couldn't be simpler. The ingredient list may be a bit daunting, but when you see the instructions, you'll definitely want to try this one. This is perfect for special occasions.
Asian Pot Roast - This delicious pot roast has an Asian flair from soy sauce, ginger and garlic. This is a great meal and the slow cooking process makes the pot roast amazingly tender. Serve this over rice or stir-fry vegetables.
Basil and Bean Soup - This Italian bean soup is perfect for a cool autumn night sitting around the table with family and friends. You can change up the recipe and switch out vegetables for your favorites and leave out the meat for a hearty vegetarian option.
Amish-Style Chicken and Corn Soup - This delicious chicken and corn soup will fill you up and keep you warm and toasty on a cold fall day. It's easy to make a great soup for the whole family kids will love the corn and noodles.
Apple Cider Pork with Vegetables - Try this warm and tasty apple cider pork and vegetables for a great autumn meal. Add the ingredients to the slow cooker before you leave for work or start your day, and by the time you return, you will have a hearty meal waiting for you.
Amaretto Chicken - This delicious chicken breast entree is made from start to finish in the slow cooker. It has a delicious curry and amaretto flavor that is marvelous with rice.
Apple and Ginger Crumble - Apple and ginger crumble is a delicious dessert that requires no effort and no baking skill. Throw everything into your slow cooker and a few hours later you will have a warm, gooey dessert perfect with ice cream.
If you like this article, you will love our Ultimate Slow Cooker Recipe Guide with 268 recipes for your slow cooker!
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