10 Comforting slow cooker dishes

Helen Best-Shaw

There are occasions when being creative in the kitchen is a delightful way to spend time. And there are others where you’re feeling rather tired and you want supper on the table ASAP. 

With a bit of planning and a slow cooker, you don’t have to spend ages in the kitchen: start the slow cooker in the morning, and return in the evening to a delicious dish ready to be served.

While many casserole and stew recipes easily lend themselves to this type of cooking, there are plenty of other dishes that can also be produced in a slow cooker. Here are a few ideas to start you off.

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Or how about something a little more impressive: a whole shoulder of lamb, cooked slowly until it’s falling off the bone? This Greek recipe adds potatoes for a complete meal in a pot. Oregano, thyme and cinnamon are used to give the dish some real Mediterranean flavours.

Get the recipe for Greek lamb kleftiko with potatoes

2. Greek lamb kleftiko with potatoes
Greek lamb kleftiko with potatoes