What is Crockpot (Slow Cooker Recipes)
Crock-pot is an amazing electrical Slow Cooker Recipe appliance that you can use to prepare or cook an entire healthy meals such as soups, stews, rice or keto recipes by simmering at a lower temperature than the traditional cooking method such as boiling water, frying as well as baking.
Crock-pot also known for its Slow Cooker recipes first came into the scene in the 1970s as published by Huffington Post. While crockpot is a stoneware pot that was surrounded by a heating element, slow cooker is made of metallic pot that sits on top of a heating surface element. With evolving technology, crockpot had been redesigned from time to time and improved upon with new models released. The new models do give option to keep your food warm for a long period of time at low temperature or timers that you can set to keep food warm for specific time frame. They comes in 2 shapes, round or oval shape.
Benefits of Crockpot or Slow Cooker
- Slow Cooker helps to reduce your energy bill consumption. Due to the advanced technology improvements, crockpots or slow cookers use less or reduced energy to cook a meal than your traditional electric oven appliance.
- With slow cookers, you only need to add all the needed ingredients one-time and the rest is taken care of by the cooker. So in essence, all you need to do is prepare all the needed recipe ingredient, add to cooker and leave it to cook till done. This way it helps reduce the cleanup time and effort.
- You can easily transport your food in a slow cooker and food will always remain warm due to its sealed cover that traps moist in the food.
- Slow cookers come in handy throughout the year. This means you can use your slow cooker during winter to keep food warm, as well as during summer to eliminate the need to use electrical or gas oven hence saving cost
- Due to its long, low-temperature cooking, this cookers do help to tenderize beefs or meats.
Now lets spend time to look at some of the best recipes you can make with a slow cooker (Paleo Crockpot recipes).
Slow Cooker Potato Soup
Slow Cooker Potato Soup from The Slow Roasted Italian is one of my favorite soups, and its easy to prepare. Its finishing and appearance is nothing short of eye and mouth watering. Recipe is made with yukon gold potatoes as they have the perfect flavor as well as buttery texture that gives the soup its creamy looks.
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Zucchini Crock Pot Paleo Lasagna
How about having a lasagna, healthy and acceptable paleo style dish for lunch, or dinner. Zucchini Crock Pot Lasagna recipe from My Natural Family is paleo friendly recipe, and this recipe uses zucchini for the noodles in place of the traditional pasta. This slow cooker lasagna recipe comes in 4 layers that includes home-made marinara, zucchini noodles, creamy cheese, as well as ground turkey layer with fresh basil.
Check out how to make Zucchini Crock Pot Paleo Lasagna recipe here
Slow Cooker Hoisin Chicken
This slow cooker hoisin chicken recipe made by Kitchn is a combination of sweet Chinese hoisin sauce with chicken. In addition, you also have a few added ingredients such as soy sauce, ginger, honey, as well as garlic and pinch of black pepper to taste. Having this cooked in the slow cooker gives the chicken the tenderness it deserves.
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Paleo Italian Stuffed Peppers
This Slow Cooker Paleo Italian Stuffed Peppers recipe made by Following in My Shoes is just the perfect recipe for a picky eater. If you are looking for the perfect that would appeal their taste, then this recipe is one you need. The recipe is filled with shredded carrots, zucchini (or courgette a summer squash ), as well as onions.
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Slow Cooker Ranch Chicken Tacos
Slow Cooker Ranch Chicken Tacos from Le Creme de la Crumb is one of many Mexican dish that is made with a wrap of soft flour tortillas and topped with cabbage slaw, red onion, cilantro, as well as creamy ranch finishing.
To get your ranch chicken tacos rolling, begin with a slow cook of the chicken breasts for few hours, seasoned with ranch flavor. Add the rest of the ingredients, slaw, avocado, and cilantro.
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Slow Cooker Seafood Stew
If you have never tried a seafood before, if not I would recommend you checkout the cooker seafood stew from I heart Naptime. This slow cooker Seafood recipe is cooked in tomato based broth, along with potatoes as well as large shrimps. This stew is a delicious rich stew, easy to prepare and its a healthy option for dinner for the whole family.
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Low Carb Lasagna
Lasagna is one of those many unique pasta dish that has been around for a while now. In-fact, it is believed that lasagna is one possibly one of the oldest types of pasta till date. This Crock pot low carb Lasagna by Well Plated (By Erin), is made with zucchini as well as eggplant in place of the traditional pasta. This gluten free, healthy crock pot lasagna recipe makes a healthy meal for the whole family.
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Slow Cooker Broccoli Beef
If you love broccoli dishes or meals, you would love this tasty looking broccoli beef from Le Creme de la Crumb. Its super easy to make hence making it an ideal recipe for the friends and family.
This recipe can be made within 10mins and what you simply need to do is prep and add all ingredients into the slow cooker and let the crockpot do the rest.
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Savory Slow Cooker Brisket
The first thing you ask yourself is what is really brisket. Brisket is the cut of a beef from just below the shoulder along the length of the chest or breast. Its a tasty side of beef, easy to prepare and budget friendly for the whole family or crowd. Brisket beefs are usually great for seasonal occasion when hosting a large crowd during Easter, Christmas, Passover etc.
If you have never tried a brisket beef recipe yet, then try out this savory slow cooker brisket from Tori Avey. Takes about 30mins to prepare the ingredients and you leave it to cook slowly for about 8hrs. By the time you are gone and back, you would have had a very cooked and delicious meal waiting.
Check out how to make savory slow cooker brisket recipe here
Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Risotto
Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Risotto by SkinnyMs is an amazing recipe most especially for those that love butternut squash. The butternut squash adds to the meal a healthy rich flavor. The slow cooking method allows for the flavors to soak into the dish itself, hence giving you a tasty taste. The recipe comes with dried rubbed sage, garlic, risotto, as well as onion to taste, and its the ideal meal for the family.
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