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Slow cooker experts -please share your vegetarian recipes with me!

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CassieTheCockatoo Mon 13-May-13 06:34:51

Wanting to gather some recipes and vegetarian slow cooker recipes aren't always great. Any tried and tested favourites our there? Thanks!

oo00PIXIE00oo Mon 13-May-13 20:48:32

I cooked a veggy curry in mine for bonfire night went down a treat x

MyLifeIsStillChaotic Mon 13-May-13 21:20:09

Please could you share the recipe ooOOPIXIE? I have never found anything veggie to work well in my slow cooker.

JollyGolightly Mon 13-May-13 21:24:56

Spinach dal: lovely! I do it by eye but roughly double the amount of water to lentils. Onion, garlic, ginger, your favourite spices, you can fry all these at the start before adding to the pot with the lentils and water. Switch it on. Leave alone. About half an hour before you want to eat add a packet of spinach leaves and submerge them.

CassieTheCockatoo Tue 14-May-13 01:36:41

Yes, please share your recipe Pixie! (My veggie slow cooker attempts have all failed previously -I feel your pain Chaotic!),

How long do you cook the lentils etc for in the slow cooker Jolly?

Thank you -feeling inspired already.

pregnantpause Tue 14-May-13 18:57:25

Tomato, lentil and aubergine soup- add a fried aubergine, an onion, 2 cloves garlic, smoked patios and cumin 1tsp 120g lentils, a tin of Toms and about 700ml veg stock. Cook for 6-10 hours and puree with a stock blender. Add coriander and bread. Yum.

Cauli and spinach jalfrezi (warning jar alert)- and onion, a head of cauli, half a pack of green lentils and a jar of jalfrezi sauce. I add spinach at the end.

A ratatouille, with ricotta dumplings, standard ratatouille, add dumplings 15mins before serving ( 100g plain flour, 75g ricotta, lemon zest and an egg for dough, roll and cut into 12 round dumplings)

All roughly adapted from Sarah Lewis slow cooking, not vegetarian but a very good slow cooker book

oo00PIXIE00oo Tue 14-May-13 21:47:03

Sorry ladies - didn't really follow a recipe just threw everything in - large chunks of potatoe, broccoli, carrot and suede (or veg you have available) colmans chicken curry mix for slow cookers (it is veggy if you don't put the chicken in smile) plus diced tomatoes - hope this helps x

CassieTheCockatoo Wed 15-May-13 08:42:32

Thank you -feeling inspired already!

MyLifeIsStillChaotic Wed 15-May-13 12:13:02

I put this veggie chilli in the slow cooker this morning. I've not made it before but it smells nice.

CassieTheCockatoo Wed 15-May-13 12:14:57

Thank you Chaotic - looks delish!

CassieTheCockatoo Wed 15-May-13 13:00:55

I think I might also try this Thai Tofu Veg Curry

www.vegetarianslowcooker.com/2009/10/thai-tofu-vegetable-curry.html

JollyGolightly Wed 15-May-13 13:47:02

Cassie, I put the lentils on at lunchtime and they're done by teatime, so 4-6 hours.

NettoSuperstar Wed 15-May-13 15:00:54

Falafel
It's one of our favourites

MyLifeIsStillChaotic Wed 15-May-13 16:12:11

I like the look of the falafels NetoSuperstar - will definitely try those, thanks.

MyLifeIsStillChaotic Wed 15-May-13 16:12:37

NettoSuperstar - sorry

CassieTheCockatoo Thu 16-May-13 11:31:51

The falafel a look so yummy! Thanks Netto

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