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Slow Cooker

Beef

Slow-Cooker Barbacoa Beef

This shredded beef, slow cooked with chipotle peppers, cilantro, red onion, garlic, ground cloves, and lime juice, feeds a crowd.

Yield: 30 tacos Total time: 12 hours 30 minutes
Pork

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Shred this slow-cooked pork butt and serve in tacos with chopped cilantro, red onions, and pineapple.

Yield: 18 to 24 servings
Poultry

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

This combination of tomatoes, onions, and chicken, mildly scented with garam masala isn’t the most authentic Indian dish, but it’s a welcoming slow cooker meal at the end of a work day.

Yield: 4 servings Total time: 8 hours
Pork

Guy’s Slow Cooker Cuban Sandwiches

Layer slow-cooked shredded pork, Swiss cheese, ham, pickles, onions, and mustard on hoagie rolls for a hearty dinner.

Yield: 6 to 8 servings Total time: 7 hours
Pork

Slow Cooker Balsamic Pork Roast

Cook a pork roast, balsamic vinegar, honey, rosemary, and thyme in a slow cooker. Reduce the cooking juices to a glaze and serve over slices of the roast.

Yield: 8 servings Total time: 8 hours 15 minutes
Pork

Shredded Pork Tacos

Purée onions, garlic, bell pepper, cumin, and chile powder. Pour over pork shoulder and cook in a slow cooker for 7 hours. Shred, and serve in tortillas with cabbage, queso fresco, onions, and cilantro.

Yield: 6 servings Total time: 8 hours
Poultry

Slow Cooker Tandoori Pulled Chicken

Coat chicken thighs in yogurt and tandoori spices, cook in the slow cooker until done, shred the meat, and then let it absorb the juices. Serve on garlic naan, salad, or with shredded lettuce in wraps.

Yield: 8 servings Total time: 2 hours 45 minutes
Soups

Slow Cooker Ham Bone & Beans

Simmer onions, celery, carrots, bay leaves, and a ham bone in broth in the slow cooker for hours.

Yield: 8 to 10 servings Total time: 8 hours
Soups

Slow Cooker White Bean Soup

This soup of garlic, onion, celery, carrots, navy beans, bay leaf, and rosemary makes getting through the winter a little easier.

Yield: 6 to 8 servings Total time: 8 hours
Poultry

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

Stock your freezer with shredded cooked chicken with this simple recipe. You’ll be ready to make chicken tacos, chicken pizza, or chicken bowls any night of the week.

Yield: 9 cups Total time: 4 to 8 hours