10 things you didn't know you could make in a slow cooker

Want even more slow cooker recipes? We have over 40 here, and if you've got a family favourite, why not add your own recipe? If you're looking to buy a slow cooker, check out the reviews.


Chocolate brownies

"These are amazing – it's worth skipping dinner and having these instead. So gooey..."

Veggie chilli 

"It's delicious and so easy to make."


Easy rice pudding

"You can use evaporated milk instead of condensed milk if you like, just add 4 tablespoons of sugar."


Coconut ginger pork

"This was easy and delicious.... Total win!"

Garlic chicken

"Lovely garlicky, succulent, chicken dish that's lovely and simple to make and can be left to cook all day. Perfect for these chillier days."


Leek and potato soup

"Great for depression as leek is a winter super food." 


Spaghetti bolognese

"This recipe is absolutely delicious and my children can't get enough of it! Feel free to add as many veg to it as you like (ie courgette, peppers etc)."


Spanish potatoes

"This is a super recipe for potatoes ..... why not dust off that slow cooker and give it a try!"


BBQ pork belly

"Great served with rice and a green salad."


Crab and mushroom delight

"This is a no fuss recipe great for when you have guests and want to impress but not spend all night in the kitchen."

Slow cooker recipes in Top Bananas!

The Mumsnet cookbookvirtuous chilli has a whole chapter of slow cooker recipes to try, including a 'Cowgirl stew', 'Luscious lamb shanks' and 'Totally inauthentic Mexican chicken'.


Last updated: 5 months ago