As the nights begin to draw in, you’ll find you’re spending more and more time in your kitchen, cooking up comforting food to try and keep the family warm and cosy this autumn. To help you out, we’ve rounded up a few of our favourite recipes from around the web, to keep those tummies full and the kiddies happy on a cold winter’s eve!
Best of all, these recipes can all be cooked using a slow cooker. Quick and easy to prepare, once you’ve prepped your ingredients you’re free to leave them whilst they slowly cook, meaning you can be getting on with something else… Like that Christmas shopping!
We’ve collected an assortment of recipes, from a range of different cuisines, to demonstrate how versatile slow cooker dinners can be. We want to break the stereotype that slow cookers are only good for making stews and show you how you can become a culinary genius and still save a little time for yourself! The slow cooker is your friend, it’s time to embrace it.
Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Lasagne
You will be amazed by this gorgeous recipe from Slow Cooker Queen, Chrissie Saunders. Lasagne, in a slow cooker! Hearty and filling, this is sure to be a winner over the winter months.
This recipe from Frugal Family is ridiculously simple, with prep time being just a few minutes. Best of all, there’s only a handful of ingredients, meaning this one is quick and cheap. Perfect for those expensive months leading up to Christmas!
Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli
This fantastic recipe from Oh So Amelia blog is a great for a lazy weekend. It’s quick and easy to make, as well as being a cheap and healthy alternative to ordering in a takeaway, you can’t go wrong!
And for dessert…
Slow Cooker Peanut Swirl Brownies
Desserts from your slow cooker are never going to be particularly aesthetically pleasing but what they are lacking visually, they definitely make up for in taste. Slow cooking these tasty brownies, from Baking Queen 74, means they are sure to stay moist and squidgy in the middle, amazing!
Do you have a signature slow cooker dish? Tell us all about it!