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10 Dinners You Need To Make In Your Slow Cooker

Now that the weather is cooling down, it’s time to grab your slow cooker out from the back of your cupboard, give it a good dust off and start cooking beautiful winter warmer meals. There’s nothing better than the smell of dinner cooking in your slow cooker on a cold wintery day. And slow cookers are the perfect time saver – just pop everything in and off you go. It’s like an instant, no-fuss, minimal effort dinner… and who doesn’t love that? We’re sure you’ll be inspired by these deliciously warming slow cooker dinners…

1. Slow Cooker Beef & Cheese Pasta

For a budget friendly meal that the whole family will love, this beef and cheese pasta is a must! This dinner takes just 10 minutes to prepare, making it perfect for those time-poor nights.


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2. Three Cheese Macaroni & Cheese

Nothing says comfort food quite like a big bowl of mac and cheese. The flavours intensify during the cooking time making this one super cheesy dinner!


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3. Bacon & Cheese Potatoes

If you’re serving a crowd, these bacon and cheese potatoes are sure to be a winner. Talk about drool worthy!


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4. Pulled Pork Gyros

Pulled pork is one of the hottest food trends right now. Slow cooking your pork makes it oh-so-tender and even more delicious than usual!


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5. Chicken Tikka Masala

For a dinner that is absolutely bursting with flavour, you can’t go past this rich chicken tikka masala.


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6. Beef & Broccoli

Who needs to call for take away when you can have a perfectly slow cooked beef and broccoli dinner on the table without any fuss!

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7. Lamb Shanks

For a classic dinner that is sure to become a new family favourite, you need to make these braised lamb shanks cooked in port and red wine… amazing!


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8. Split Pea Soup

We all know that the slow cooker is great for cooking deliciously tender meats, but did you know that it’s also brilliant for making soup!?


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9. Vegetarian Dahl

Make your Monday a meatless one with this flavoursome Red Lentil Dahl. Delish!


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10. Chilli Con Carne

There is no winter warmer quite like a bowl of chilli con carne! Serve with sour cream and corn chips for extra deliciousness.


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What are your favourite dinners to make in the slow cooker?

Lucy Mathieson

Lucy Mathieson

Lucy is a trained primary school teacher with a passion for baking. Lucy began her blog, Bake Play Smile, in 2013 and it has since grown into one of Australia’s most recognised food blogs. Bake Play Smile is all about fun, food and happiness. Lucy’s recipes have earned national acclaim through a number of awards and publications. She was a winner of the 2015 Best Recipes ‘Home Cook Hero’ competition in Super Food Ideas magazine, a Top 5 Finalist for the 2014 Mamamia Food Blogger Competition, a Top 5 Food Blogger on Every Recipe, and a Kidspot “Voices of 2014″ nominee.

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