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Five Simple and Inexpensive Slow Cooker Recipes

Posted by MoneyKey on October 19, 2015
A pot filled with hearty and inexpensive meal

With winter approaching now is the time to get out your slower cooker and start making some hearty and inexpensive meals. If you don’t already own one, the cost of a slow cooker will vary but is usually inexpensive. There are versions available for as little as $15. This is worth the investment for someone who is busy and/or on a tight budget because slow cookers provide lots of versatile meals and are very simple to use.

Here are five simple and inexpensive slow cooker recipes. Great for dinner and even better for next day packed lunches.

Beef Stroganoff

This beef stroganoff only contains five ingredients and tastes delicious. It takes ten minutes to prepare in the morning and will be ready for dinner by the time you get home from work. Make this meal stretch even further by combining with pasta.

Vegetarian Chickpea Dish

Heart healthy and only $1.25 per serving. This vegan soup cooks in four hours so it’s the perfect dish to cook the night before for a filling, delicious and healthy packed lunch.

Chicken with Black Beans

This chicken dish contains just seven inexpensive ingredients and the best part is the cooking time is adjustable. It can be cooked on low for 8 hours or on high for 4 so either way you can fit this recipe into a hectic schedule.

Irish Lamb Stew

Super filling, nutritiously dense, and unlike other recipes does not require the protein to be browned first. Just combine all the ingredients together, turn on the slow cooker and in 8 hours you’ll have a delicious stew that can be stored in the fridge for up to two days or in the freezer for a month.

Traditional Pot Roast

Simple to make and low cost ingredients are what make this pot roast recipe a hit.

There all hundreds of slow cooker recipes everything from wings to dessert available for free on the internet. The sky is the limit, but what makes cooking with a slow cooker truly great is the amount of time and money it can save when feeding a large family or making multiple servings for dinner and leftovers. Try out these five simple and inexpensive slow cooker recipes and tell us what you think.


Disclaimer: This article provides general information only and does not constitute financial, legal or other professional advice. For full details, see MoneyKey's Terms of Use.

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