Tried and tested slow cooker meals please...


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S: 11st8.5lb C: 11st1lb G: 9st8.5lb Loss: 0st7.5lb(4.62%)


Full Member
S: 11st8.5lb C: 11st1lb G: 9st8.5lb Loss: 0st7.5lb(4.62%)
Thanks Circes, I'll have a look at that link. Also ordered a slow cooker book from so when that comes hopefully i'll be able to adapt them to SW. thanks again. x


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G: 10st0lb
Here are my old slow cooker standby recipes that we all love:

Beef Adobo


Fry light
750g Lean Braising Steak
1 Large Onion
2 cloves of garlic
2 Tbsp Plain Flour (7 syns)
¾ Pint Beef Stock
4 Tbsp Soy Sauce
4 Tbsp Rice or Wine Vinegar
1 Tbsp Splenda
2 Bay Leaves
Juice of 1 Lime
Salt & Pepper

Brown the meat, remove from the pan & add the onion, fry for 5 mins until soft & browned, add the garlic & cook for 2 minutes, stir in the flour, soy sauce, vinegar, splenda, bay leaves & stock.

Bring to the boil then transfer everything into a slow cooker & cook for 8 -10 hours.

Stir in lime juice to taste once done.

Serves 4 – 1 ¾ syns per serving

Gingered Beef with Bay

Fry Light
750g Lean Braising Steak
1 Chopped onion
2 Tbsp Plain Flour (7 Syns)
¾ pint beef stock
1 Tbsp Tomato Puree (1/2 Syn)
1 Tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
1 Tbsp Splenda Brown Sugar (1/2 Syn)
3 Bay Leaves
1.5 inches fresh, chopped root ginger
Salt & pepper

Brown the braising steak, remove from pan & add the onions, fry until softened then stir in the flour, mix in the stock then add the tomato puree, vinegar, sugar, bay leaves & ginger, season with salt & pepper, bring to the boil then transfer everything over to the slow cooker.

Cook for 8 -10 hours on low

Serves 4 – 2 Syns per serving

Persian Chicken

Fry Light
4 Skinned Chicken Drumsticks
4 Skinned Chicken Thighs
2 Tbsp Plain Flour (7 Syns)
1 tsp Turmeric
1 tsp Paprika
1 Chopped large onion
1 tsp chopped Garlic
4 Cloves
1 inch grated root ginger
¾ pint Chicken Stock
4oz Young Spinach leaves – torn
Salt & Pepper


Slash each piece of chicken 2 or 3 times, mix flour, turmeric & paprika together on a plate & coat chicken with this mixture.

Brown coated chicken in frying pan sprayed with fry light, remove from the pan, add the onion & garlic & fry for around 5 minutes. Stir in the remaining spiced flour, add cloves, ginger, stock, salt & pepper & bring to the boil,

Transfer everything to the slow cooker, cook on low for 8 - 9 hours, add spinach leaves for 15 minutes at the end.

Serves 4 – 1 ¾ Syns per serving

Ginger Spiced Pork

Black Pepper
680 Grams Casserole Pork

1oz Flour (5 syns)
1 Level Teaspoon Ground Ginger
¼ Teaspoon Tabasco Sauce
1 tin chopped tomatoes
4 oz Button Mushrooms
1 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
2 Tablespoons Splenda Brown Sugar (2 syns)
2 Tablespoons Vinegar
2 Cloves Garlic
1 Bay leaf


Lightly Brown pork in a pan & season well.

Mix all the other ingredients except mushrooms in a separate pan & heat through until simmering, pour everything into a slow cooker,add the pork & mushrooms, cook on low for 8 -10 hours

Serves 4

Total Syns 7 allow 2 syns per serving


S: 19st3lb C: 18st1.5lb BMI: 42.2 Loss: 1st1.5lb(5.76%)
I can recommend the tamarind and chilli chicken on the slow cooker sticky :D