Slow Cooker Recipes

Take the work out of cooking with these family-favorite soups, stews, and entrees--made healthy for your diabetic diet. Just add the ingredients and let your slow cooker do the rest!

Beef Brisket in Ale

Flavorful gravy -- made from the beer-spiked cooking liquid - gives a delicious finishing touch to this tender meat dish.

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Southwestern Pinto Bean Soup

Kick the flavor of the Mexican-style soup up a notch with a sprinkling of cilantro and a squirt of lime juice.

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Beef Stew with Red Wine Gravy

Every brimming bowl of this hearty pour-and-simmer pleaser nurtures both the appetite and the spirit.

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Chicken and Pepperoni

Craving pizza but don't want to order takeout? This dish brings pizza's zesty flavors -- pepperoni, olives, an herby tomato sauce, and mozzarella cheeses -- to a family-friendly chicken supper.

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Sesame-Ginger Turkey Wraps

This easy recipe makes enough for a crowd. Refrigerate any leftover filling for another meal.

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Cider Pork Stew

With potatoes, carrots, celery, and pork -- plus apples to give it that cider flavor -- this mix-and-go recipe is a hearty meal your family is sure to love.

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Southwestern Steak Roll-Ups

Flank steak, peppers, onions, and tomatoes spiked with chili powder simmer into a stew that tastes great wrapped in a warmed tortilla.

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Italian Pork Chops

The trio of fennel, Italian seasoning, and balsamic vinegar lends authentic Italian flavor to these meaty chops.

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Lemon Chicken with Stuffing

Make chicken and stuffing in one pot. Dress it up by using big chunks of sourdough bread combined with mushrooms. Finish off the slow-simmered chicken with fresh gremolata -- the lemon-peel, parsley, and chopped-walnut topping gives it a fantastic, citrusy flavor.

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Bean Medley Chili

Three beans are better than one in this simple chili. Each type has a distinctive flavor and texture, making every spoonful an adventure.

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Spinach, Chicken, and Wild Rice Soup

A classic, soothing recipe. Don't have time to precook the chicken? Stop by the local deli and pick up a roasted bird. This heartwarming soup is also a great way to use leftover turkey.

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Mushroom-Sauced Pork Chops

Canned soup and fresh mushrooms give this dish a double dose of earthy flavor.

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Ratatouille with Lentils

Ratatouille typically is made with eggplant, tomatoes, sweet peppers, and summer squash or zucchini. This version is extra satisfying because it also includes calcium-rich lentils.

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Roasted Tomato and Vegetable Soup

Our taste-testers loved the robust flavor and beautiful colors of this recipe. Fire-roasted tomatoes add extra flavor; if you have trouble finding them, substitute a can of diced tomatoes.

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Pork Chops with Herb Tomato Sauce

Taking the time to brown the pork chops gives them a rich, appetizing color that will last through hours of simmering in the slow cooker.

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Shredded Pork Sandwiches

To save some carbohydrate grams, skip the bun and enjoy the slow-cooked pork topped with a spoonful of the broccoli slaw mixture.

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Kickin' Hot Chili

If you like your chili seriously hot, this recipe is for you. For an even bigger kick, use the whole teaspoon of cayenne pepper.

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Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Instead of making a roux by browning flour in oil or butter, this healthy rendition of classic Creole gumbo browns the flour in a skillet without fat and adds reduced-sodium chicken broth.

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Savory Barbecue Chicken

Nutty cumin, citrus, and jalapeno pepper jelly give this chicken a tangy desert flair. Set out remaining pepper jelly with cream cheese and crackers for an appetizer.

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Fix-and-Forget White Chili

Thicken this slow-cooker chili to perfect spooning consistency by slightly mashing the beans.

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Zesty Sloppy Joes

There's nothing ho-hum about this familiar favorite! A couple of sassy ingredients -- hot-style tomato juice and jalapeno peppers -- give it a lively twist. This recipe also works well with lean ground turkey.

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Chicken in Wine Sauce

Chicken and hearty vegetables are simmered in a delicate wine-flavored sauce. Choose dark-meat chicken -- legs, thighs, or drumsticks -- for this dish.

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Savory Bean Spinach Soup

Converted rice is just right for this yummy soup. Long grain or quick-cooking rice gets too soft in the slow-cooking process.

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Winter Minestrone

Any variety of winter squash -- acorn, butternut, hubbard, or turban -- works well in this version of the classic Italian vegetable soup.

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