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8 simple slow cooker recipes

By Madeline Morra
8 simple slow cooker recipes

8 simple slow cooker recipes

01simple slow cooker recipes

Slow cooker meals can sometimes be repetitive: soups, chili, even pot roast can get boring. But these are eight recipes that will shake up your slow cooker routine and are still simple to whip up on a busy weekday.

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Slow cooker turkey stuffing

This is one of those recipes that is used over and over again for every holiday with turkey. If you don't like stuffing your turkey, this is the next best thing!

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Slow cooker cabbage rolls

This recipe takes a little time to prepare but it is worth every minute. The savoy cabbage makes rolling a snap!

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Slow cooker lasagna

We love lasagna but never have enough time for it to cook in the oven. This is a modified version of our favourite recipe and have found this version works well. The best part is that it is ready when you get home from work.

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8 simple slow cooker recipes

Easy slow cooker pot roast

Flavours from the roast and other ingredients combine to make a delicious gravy as it cooks in your slow cooker. Serve this with mashed potatoes and it really hits the spot!

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Slow cooker Italian wedding soup

One of the best soups of all time and a great way to sneak in some spinach!

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8 simple slow cooker recipes

Helen's slow cooker beef stew

This is a family favourite and a recipe you can make with your eyes closed! This stew recipe leaves the onions out but you can add some diced onion to the mixture if you prefer.

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8 simple slow cooker recipes

Slow cooker southwestern pulled beef

Enjoy this pulled beef pot roast with baked or mashed potatoes. Leftovers can become several next-day dinner options. The pulled beef can also be tucked in the freezer for frequent future fast meals!

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Slow cooked Italian steaks with polenta

Outside round beef roast is a budget-friendly cut that can be transformed into tender, flavour-packed steaks. Prep the ingredients, pop into your slow cooker before you leave in the morning, and dinner will be ready when you get home.

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Let’s face it, any meal that you can throw together in the morning and is ready when you get home for dinner is the best kind of recipe.

This article was originally published on Jul 24, 2012

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