5 Slow Cooker Recipes
Slow cookers are great for setting and forgetting it and there are many great recipes for cooking delicious and healthy meals. Slow cookers are versatile and varied. Here are five great slow cooker recipes.
Braised Pot Roast
A quick and easy meal in a slow cooker involves first seating a pot roast of beef and then placing it in a slow cooker with some root vegetables and herbs and letting the slow cooker tenderize the meat. Add some stock and let it soak. After five or six hours the meat will be super tender and easy and flavorful.
A pork tenderloin basting in Apple cider vinegar and BBQ sauce for a full six hours will let the meat get fork tender. When it is pull it apart with a fork and add a bit more BBQ sauce and vinegar and let it simmer. The addition of liquid smoke will add another element to it as well.
Winter is the season for colds and a slow cooker can provide a relaxing way to make some chicken soup without much effort. Place water, a chicken carcass, some onion, celery, and carrots, and let the soup simmer in your slow cooker. The result is a revitalizing meal that can help you to recover from your cold.
A hearty minestrone can be the right cure for a cold winter day. Add white beans to an stock and let simmer. After a few hours you can add some vegetables and let cook longer. Then add the pasta and enjoy a healthy slow cooker minestrone soup.
Chili chili is a great meal to prepare in a slow cooker for a Sunday game. Add chili powder, beans, and beef and let cook in the slow cooker until it is nice and tender. Tomatoes, peppers, and onions round out the meal and add nutrition.