Slow cookers are a busy Food Optimiser’s best friend. Pop all the ingredients in and then leave your dinner cooking for the day while you get on with something else. It doesn’t get much easier! We’ve put together five Free, simple, tasty recipes to give you some slow cooker inspiration.
This no fuss, tender BBQ pulled pork recipe makes enough to feed a crowd and the leftovers – if you have any – can go in the freezer or stay in the fridge for easy pickings. First of all, mix the ingredients for the BBQ sauce and simmer until the sauce thickens.
To keep the meat Free, trim all the visible fat from the pork. Then sear on all sides in hot pan. Transfer the pork to the slow cooker, coat with the sauce, and cook for 8-12 hours. Then simply enjoy tasty, tender, juicy pork that’s ready to fall apart.
This all-in-one cooked breakfast is great to wake up to – especially if you have a busy day ahead. Just set it cooking before you go to bed and breakfast is ready whenever you are! Layer all the ingredients in the slow cooker crock pot.
Pour over the egg mixture and cook on low for 10 to 12 hours, or until the eggs are set. Serve straight away just as it is, or with Quorn or low-Syn sausages. This is a delicious lamb stew with a twist, and it couldn’t be easier to prepare.
Nearly all casseroles are great in slow cookers as the gentle cooking makes the meat really tender, and allows the flavours to develop. Simply place all the ingredients into the slow cooker and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours until the meat is done.
It’s nearly impossible to overcook anything with a slow cooker, so don’t worry too much if you’re running a little late. When you’re ready to eat, serve with rice, potatoes or simply as it is. This has got to be the easiest way to make risotto.
.. ever! Cook the onion, garlic, rice, sweet potato and stock on low for two hours. Stir in the green beans and peas. And cook for another 30 minutes, or until the vegetables are cooked to your liking.
This beef steak pot roast makes a perfect Sunday dinner, and cooking it all in one pot means less washing up! To make sure your meal’s Free, trim all visible fat from the meat. To save time peeling garlic, pop the cloves in the microwave for 10 to 20 seconds then slide them out of their skins.
Then put everything into the slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8 hours until the meat is tender. So there you go. Five simple, fuss-free recipes that will really help you make the most of healthy fresh Free foods and lose weight without ever going hungry.