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Top Mouthwatering Slow Cooker Recipes That Are Easy To Follow - Megafurniture

Top Mouthwatering Slow Cooker Recipes That Are Easy To Follow

Imagine this scenario: You pop in some ingredients, get on with your day, and by evening, a flavour-packed dish awaits. It's more than just extended simmering; it's the thrill of waiting, the home-filling aromas, and that final, delectable taste that seals the deal.

A slow cooker is a culinary gem that offers both convenience and flavour. By allowing ingredients to simmer over extended periods, it melds and intensifies flavours, creating dishes that are rich and layered. Beyond taste, it's a time-saver; you can set your meal to cook and go about your day, returning to a ready dish. 

And here’s some exciting news for you. Megafurniture prepared a remarkable collection of simple-to-follow recipes tailored for your slow cooker.

So, let’s dive in!


Slow Cooker Recipes

Slow Cooker Recipes

Vegetarian Delights

1. Tropical Lentil Delight


1 cup dried brown lentils, washed

1 chunky onion, chopped

3 garlic cloves, finely chopped

1 tbsp fresh ginger, shredded

2 tbsp curry mix

1 tsp golden turmeric

1 tin (14 oz) creamy coconut milk

1 tin (14 oz) tomato chunks

2 cups veggie stock

Salt and pepper, as desired

Fresh basil and lime slices for topping


  • Toss lentils, onion, garlic, ginger, curry mix, turmeric, coconut milk, tomato chunks, and veggie stock into the slow cooker.
  • Let it simmer on low for 6-8 hours.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Dish it up with some fluffy rice or flatbread. Top with basil and a dash of lime.


2. Veggie Pot Medley


2 spuds, cubed

2 stick carrots, rounds

1 green zucchini, bits

1 red bell pepper, squares

1 white onion, pieces

3 garlic cloves, crushed

1 tin (14 oz) garbanzo beans, drained

1 tin (14 oz) tomato pieces

2 cups veggie stock

1 tsp dried thyme

1 tsp dried rosemary

Salt and pepper, to your liking

Fresh dill for the finish


  • Add spuds, carrots, zucchini, bell pepper, onion, garlic, garbanzo beans, and tomato pieces to the slow cooker.
  • Pour over the veggie stock and sprinkle in thyme and rosemary.
  • Let it bubble on low for 7-9 hours until the veggies are soft.
  • Add salt and pepper.
  • Ladle into bowls and sprinkle with dill.

Meaty Feasts

1. Homestyle Beef Pot


1 lb beef morsels

2 spuds, cubed

2 stick carrots, rounds

1 bulb onion, bits

3 garlic cloves, crushed

2 cups meaty broth

1 tin (14 oz) tomato chunks

1 tsp dried sage

1 tsp dried basil

Salt and pepper, as desired

Fresh chives for topping



  • Toss beef, spuds, carrots, onion, and garlic into the slow cooker.
  • Pour in meaty broth, tomato chunks, sage, and basil.
  • Let it simmer low for 8-10 hours until beef is fork-tender.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Dish up and garnish with chives.


2. Chicken Curry Bliss


4 chicken fillets, chunks

1 tin (14 oz) creamy coconut

2 tbsp curry blend

1 stripey pepper, slivers

1 round onion, pieces

3 garlic cloves, finely chopped

1 tbsp fresh ginger, shreds

Salt and pepper, to taste

Fresh mint and lemon slices for flair


  • Mix chicken, creamy coconut, curry blend, stripey pepper, onion, garlic, and ginger in the slow cooker.
  • Let it bubble on low for 6-7 hours until chicken is melt-in-mouth.
  • Add salt and pepper.
  • Serve alongside fluffy rice or flatbread, adorned with mint and a hint of lemon.


3. BBQ Pork Sliders


2 lb pork slab

1 cup tangy BBQ drizzle

1/4 cup vinegar from apples

1/4 cup molasses sugar

1 tsp charred paprika

1 tsp garlic essence

Salt and pepper, to your liking

Slider buns for plating


  • Nestle pork slab in the slow cooker.
  • Whisk BBQ drizzle, vinegar, molasses, sugar, paprika, and garlic essence in a bowl—drench pork with it.
  • Cook on low for 8-10 hours.
  • Pull apart the pork with duo forks and mingle with the juices.
  • Heap onto slider buns, paired with tangy salad or gherkins.



1. Molten Choco Delight


1 pack cocoa cake batter (plus needed items: eggs, oil, liquid)

1 sachet quick cocoa custard (and necessary milk)

1 handful cocoa nibs

Creamy topping or frosty vanilla for serving



  • Whip up the cocoa cake batter per the pack's guidance and transfer it to the slow cooker.
  • Craft the cocoa custard as directed and drizzle over the batter without blending.
  • Scatter cocoa nibs atop.
  • Let it simmer on low for about 3 hours.
  • Dish out warm, crowned with creamy topping or frosty vanilla.


2. Spiced Apple Layer


5 cups apple wedges

1 cup white crystals

1 dash cinnamon

1/2 cup grainy oats

1/3 cup caramelized crystals

1/4 cup baking powder

1/4 cup softened dairy spread

Frosty vanilla for plating



  • In a vessel, mingle apple wedges with white crystals and cinnamon. Shift to the slow cooker.
  • Combine oats, caramelised crystals, baking powder, and dairy spread in a separate vessel until it's chunky. Scatter over apples.
  • Let it bubble on high for a couple of hours.
  • Dish up warm with a dollop of frosty vanilla.


3. Silky Grain Pudding


1 cup grain pearls

4 cups dairy liquid

1 cup white crystals

1 dash vanilla essence

1/4 dash salt

1/2 dash cinnamon (if desired)

Dried grapes or berry mix for topping



  • Mix grain pearls, dairy liquid, white crystals, vanilla essence, salt, and cinnamon (if adding) in the slow cooker.
  • Let it cook on high for around 3 hours, stirring it occasionally.
  • Once velvety and dense, serve warm, adorned with dried grapes or a berry mix.


Tips for Perfecting Slow Cooker Recipes

Tips for Perfecting Slow Cooker Recipes

Right Size Matters

Ensure you use the correct size slow cooker for your recipe. Overfilling or underfilling can affect cooking times and results.

Layering is Key

Heavier ingredients like root vegetables should be placed at the bottom, as cooking takes longer. Meat, if used, should be layered on top of the vegetables.

Avoid Overcrowding

A slow cooker should be filled between half to three-quarters full. Overfilling can lead to uneven cooking.

Limit Liquid

Slow cookers retain moisture, so you often need less liquid than traditional cooking methods. If there's too much liquid at the end, remove the lid for 30 minutes to let some evaporate.

Don't Peek

Resist the urge to lift the lid frequently. Every time you do, heat escapes, and you'll need to add cooking time.

Use the Right Cut

Tougher cuts of meat, like beef chuck or pork shoulder, become tender and flavorful in a slow cooker, making them ideal choices.

Add Dairy Last

If your recipe includes dairy products, add them during the last hour of cooking to prevent curdling.

Herbs and Spices

Whole herbs release flavours over a long time, making them great for slow cooking. Ground spices and herbs can lose flavour over extended cooking, so consider adding them closer to the end.


Preheating your slow cooker like an oven can help achieve more consistent results, especially for recipes with shorter cooking times.

Safety First

Always thaw meat or poultry before adding it to the slow cooker. Adding frozen ingredients can keep food in the "danger zone" temperature for too long, promoting bacterial growth.

Easy Cleanup

Use a slow cooker liner or lightly grease the inside of the pot for easier cleanup.

Test for Doneness

Use a thermometer to ensure it has reached a safe internal temperature for meat dishes. For vegetarian dishes, check that vegetables are tender.

Adjusting Time

If a dish is usually cooked in the oven for an hour, it'll typically take 6-8 hours on low or 4-6 hours on high in a slow cooker.


Slow cookers aren't ideal for reheating food due to their gradual heating mechanism. Use a stovetop or microwave for leftovers.

Key Takeaway: 

Whether juggling work deadlines, managing household chores, or being passionate about trying new dishes, this collection promises to enhance your cooking adventures with Megafurniture and your trusty slow cooker.


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Bonus Treat: [Slow Cooker Cleaning Hack] The Baking Soda & Vinegar Method

What You'll Need:

Warm water

Baking soda

White vinegar

A soft cloth or sponge

Dish soap (optional)



  • After your slow cooker has cooled down, remove the pot and rinse it to eliminate any large food particles.
  • Lightly wet the inside of the pot and sprinkle baking soda all over, especially on any rigid, stuck-on spots.
  • Pour white vinegar over the baking soda until it starts to fizz. This reaction helps lift stains and food residue.
  • Let the mixture sit for at least 1 hour. For deeper stains or more challenging residue, you can let it sit for several hours or even overnight.
  • Use a soft cloth or sponge to scrub the pot gently after soaking. The combination of baking soda and vinegar should make it easier to remove any stubborn spots.
  • Rinse out the pot thoroughly. If desired, wash it with dish soap to ensure all residues are gone.
  • Dry the pot entirely before storing it in the slow cooker base


Bonus Tip: To prevent food from sticking in the first place, consider using a slow cooker liner or lightly grease the inside of the pot before adding your ingredients.

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