3 Fast Slow Cooker Recipes That Are Amazingly Good
By Donna H.
Most slow cooker recipes require 8 hours or more to cook. But if you don’t have the luxury of time but still want to use your crock pot to prepare a delicious dish, don’t worry – there are plenty of fast slow cooker recipes to choose from! They require less hours of cooking but still give the same delicious result – perfect for when you have unexpected guests coming over for dinner!
Try these amazingly good fast slow cooker recipes:
Amazing Crock Pot Turkey Chili
What you need:
- 1/2 kilogram ground turkey
- 1/2 medium onion, chopped
- 2 cans low sodium tomato soup
- 2 cans kidney beans, drained
- 1 can black beans, drained
- 2 tablespoons chili powder
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin
- 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 1 pinch ground allspice
- 1 pinch ground black pepper
- Salt to taste
Heat vegetable oil in a pan over medium heat and cook ground turkey until browned. Drain and transfer to a slow cooker. Add onion, tomato soup, kidney beans and black beans to the pot and season with chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, red pepper flakes, allspice, pepper and salt. Stir to combine ingredients well. Cover and cook for 4 hours on high.
Delicious Butter and Cheese Slow Cooked Squash
What you need:
- 1 3/4 kilograms yellow summer squash, sliced
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1/2 cup processed cheese food, cubed
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
Combine squash and onion in a large pot and pour just enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Drain. Layer squash, onion, butter and cheese in a crockpot. Cover and cook for 1 hour on low or until squash is very tender.
Crock Pot Moscow Style Chicken
What you need:
- 6 chicken thighs, cooked
- 6 slices bacon
- 2 onions, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
- 1 1/4 cups Russian-style salad dressing
- 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger root
- Salt and pepper to taste
Wrap each cooked chicken thigh with bacon and arrange at the bottom of a slow cooker. Add onion, garlic and ginger to the pot then top with Russian-style salad dressing. Cover and cook for 5 hours on low. Season with salt and pepper before serving.
If you’re pressed for time, these hearty fast slow cooker recipes will be your life savers!
Donna H. is a nutrition expert. Although not professionally, she has dedicated over a decade of her life researching and interviewing licensed nutritionists to gain the knowledge she has today – all for the love of healthy eating and dieting. She is an avid slow cooker and has contributed countless of recipes to countless popular websites.
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