5 summer recipes for your slow cooker

Slow cookers aren't just for soups and stews. Here are five great things you can cook in it this summer, while you go off and do something more fun instead

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1. Beef brisket for pulled beef rolls


"Drain the liquid, shred the beef and then stuff into bread rolls - delicious!"

2. Vietnamese chicken curry

A low-calorie, light curry which is perfect for Fast Days. Add rice to turn it into a family friendly meal.

3. Summery Spanish potatoes

If you're putting together dishes for a tapas evening, this is one less thing you'll have to worry about. Bung it in the slow cooker and away you go.

4. Barbecue pork belly slices

Trying to squeeze everything on to the barbecue? Make this dish ahead of time - it only needs finishing off on the grill at the end.

5. Veggie Moroccan tagine

Fragrant with spices - serve this tagine up with fluffy couscous for an easy summer meat-free supper.

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