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20 Slow Cooker Comfort Food Recipes

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The only thing better than comfort food is really easy slow cooker comfort food recipes – just a few minutes food preparation and come home to a delicious, warming, super easy family dinner! YUM! 

Best Slow Cooker Comfort Food Recipes 

We just can’t get enough of comfort food on cold days and using the slow cooker means just a few minutes food preparation in the morning means you can then come home to a rich, warming plateful of great food the whole family can enjoy together. 

One of our favourite slow cooker meals to make!

Here’s 20 of our favourite slow cooker comfort food recipes we know you’ll LOVE as much as we do! 

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Slow Cooker Beef Stew – Easy Comfort Food Recipe

crock pot filled with homemade beef and ale stew alongside an artisan cheese and onion loaf.

A rich and warming slow cooker beef stew recipe that’s perfect served with crusty bread or a pile of creamy mashed potatoes. Slow cooker beef stew is just perfect for a weeknight dinner.

Get the slow cooker beef stew recipe here 

Slow Cooker lamb shanks 

slow cooker lamb shank served with mashed veggies and red cabbage

A deliciously easy way to cook lamb shanks. Slowly cooked in wine with vegetables, the meat will just fall from the bone.

Get the slow cooker lamb shanks recipe here  – from All About A Mummy.

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Stuffed In Brioche Rolls 

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Great for feeding a crowd this delicious slow cooker pulled pork with peppers and onions tastes oh so good stuffed into lightly toasted brioche rolls. We add a side of potato wedges too, just for extra yumminess!

Grab the slow cooker pulled pork recipe here

Slow cooker peri peri chicken casserole – easy comfort food recipe 

slow cooker peri peri chicken casserole served with pile of oven backed wedges and homemade Nando's style peas

Fancy something a little spicy? Then you’ll just love our slow cooker chicken recipes. Try our delicious peri peri chicken stew, serve with oven baked wedges for an easy family dinner the kids will just LOVE.

Get the slow cooker peri peri chicken casserole recipe here.

Easy slow cooker chicken casserole 

Super easy slow cooker chicken casserole. Cooking the potatoes in the stew makes this a delicious one-pot dinner – just add some crusty bread for mopping up the juices.

Get the slow cooker chicken casserole recipe here from Katy Kicker

Slow Cooker Ham Hock Mac & Cheese 

tray full of baked ham hock mac and cheese

Oooo just notch mac and cheese up a level by stirring through some delicious slow cooked ham hock – oh so GOOD! And nothing says comfort food quite as well as mac & cheese!

Get the ham hock mac & cheese recipe here from Hodge Podge Days.

Slow Cooker Spanish Chicken Recipe – Comfort Food Dinner Ideas 

slow cooker spanish chicken served in a white bowl garnished with flat leaf parsley. Loaf of bread for dipping alongside.

Cook dinner with a Spanish vibe – warming, tasty and oh so easy!

A flavoursome Spanish chicken stew cooked in the slow cooker and simply packed with delicious warming Spanish flavours. A really healthy, filling family dinner.

Get the slow cooker Spanish chicken recipe here 

Easy Slow Cooker Recipe – Minced Beef Pie 

enamel tray with homemade minced beef pie

Make a delicious family pie the easy way… get the slow cooker to simmer up a delicious savoury mince beef filling.

The top with shop-bought pastry sheet and finish in the oven. We love this as an alternative to Sunday dinner served with creamy mashed potatoes and boiled peas.

Get the slow cooker minced beef pie recipe here 

Slow Cooker Beef Casserole – Comfort Food Idea 

Sometimes only a super simple, hearty beef stew will do and Katy Kicker has a delicious one pot recipe here slow cooker beef casserole recipe. 

Sticky Rose Braised Ham Hock

Oooo we’re loving the idea of cooking ham hock in a bottle or rose for a delicious sticky finish!

Grab the sticky rose braised ham hock recipe here from Hodge Podge Days 

Slow Cooker Garlic & Honey Chicken 

slow cooker garlic and honey shredded chicken in the crock pot

Mmmmm skip the take-out and get this delicious shredded chicken in rich flavoursome garlic and honey sauce rocking in the slow cooker!

Get the slow cooker garlic & honey chicken recipe here  from All About a Mummy

Slow Cooker Pendle Witch Stew – Delicious Slow Cooker Lamb Stew 

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We’re head over heels about this Lancashire witch inspired stew – slowly cooked tender lamb with seasonal veggies and a splash of wine make a rich, warming dinner.

Get the slow cooker Pendle witch stew recipe here 

Slow cooker pulled ham with slaw 

white plate with crusty bread roll filled with homemade coleslaw and pulled ham, pot of potato wedges and rocket salad also on the plate.

Need to feed a crowd? Try out our delicious pulled ham stuffed into rolls with homemade coleslaw.

Get the slow cooker pulled ham with slaw recipe here 

Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki 

slow cooker chicken teriyaki served with noodles on a white plate

We’ll be skipping on the take-out AGAIN with this delicious chicken teriyaki recipe – so YUMMY! We’re loving it’s a dump meal too for easy food prep.

Get the slow cooker chicken teriyaki recipe here  from Purple Pumpkin Blog 

Slow Cooker Chicken Nachos

Nothing better than a pile of cheesy nachos right? Load them high with this awesome spicy chicken nacho topping and loads of cheese!

Get the slow cooker chicken nacho recipe here from Katy Kicker. 

Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks in Red Wine 

Delicious slowly cooked lamb shanks in a warming red wine sauce, serve with creamy mashed potatoes for a super easy dinner.  

Get the slow cooker lamb shanks in red wine recipe here – recipe from Candace’s Kitchen 

Slow Cooker Shepherd’s Pie 

I didn’t even know you COULD cook shepherd’s pie in the slow cooker – did you? We can’t wait to try it out!

Get the slow cooker shepherd’s pie recipe here  from Baking Queen 

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Slow Cooker Kleftiko

greek lamb kleftico served with greek salad

Kleftiko is a super easy, delicious Greek lamb dish, tender lamb bursting with Mediterranean flavours.

Get the slow cooker kleftiko recipe here from Purple Pumpkin Blog 

Easy slow cooker chicken curry

black slow cooker crockpot pan filled with cooked chicken curry with fresh chopped spinach stirred through it

Get your Indian take-away fix with a cheaper, lower fat, homemade, slow cooker version.

Packed with flavour and loads of veggies our chicken curry just needs some boiled rice or warm naan bread on the side.

Get the easy slow cooker chicken curry recipe here 

Slow cooker brisket and gravy 

hessian table cloth with white plate loaded with pulled brisket, roast potatoes, yorkshire pudding, mashed swede and broccoli

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Our all time favourite slow cooker recipe! There is literally nothing better than our slow cooker pot roast recipe. It’s mouthwateringly good!

Slow cooked brisket in gravy, seriously this meat just falls apart, the gravy is super rich and tasty and if you want to be totally LAZY grab frozen roast potatoes, Yorkshire puddings and veggies from the freezer for a lazy laid back Sunday dinner. 

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