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Slow-Cooker Bolognese

INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 large carrots, chopped 3 celery stalks, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 3 tbsp. tomato paste 2 lb. ground beef 1 28- oz. can crushed tomatoes 1 tbsp. dried oregano 1 tbsp. dried thyme 1 bay leaf 1 tsp. kosher salt 1 c. dry red Click here to continue reading…

Slow-Cooker Party Meatballs

INGREDIENTS 1 lb. ground beef 1/2 c. bread crumbs 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce 1 Egg, lightly beaten 2 tbsp. chopped chives (plus more for serving) 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 c. ketchup 1/2 c. sweet chili sauce 1/2 c. brown sugar 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar DIRECTIONS In a medium bowl, combine ground beef, panko, Click here to continue reading…

Slow-Cooker Garlic-Parmesan Chicken

INGREDIENTS 1/3 c. plus 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 2 lb. bone-in chicken thighs kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 lb. baby red potatoes, quartered 2 tbsp. butter 5 cloves Garlic, Chopped 2 tbsp. freshly chopped thyme freshly grated Parmesan, for serving Freshly chopped parsley, for serving DIRECTIONS In a large skillet over medium-high Click here to continue reading…

Slow-Cooker Beef & Barley Soup

INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 lb. beef chuck, cut into 2-inch pieces kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper extra-virgin olive oil 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 onion, diced 2 carrots, cut into half moons 2 tsp. fresh thyme leaves 8 oz. cremini mushrooms, cut into 1/4-inch slices 1/4 c. pearled barley 1 qt. low-sodium chicken stock 1 Click here to continue reading…

Slow-Cooker Chili Mac ‘n Cheese

INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 large onion, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 tsp. chili powder 1 tbsp. ground cumin 1 tbsp. cayenne 2 lb. lean ground beef 2 28-oz. cans crushed tomatoes 15 oz. kidney beans, drained and rinsed 1/2 lb. small pasta, such as macaroni or Click here to continue reading…

Loaded Slow-Cooker Potatoes

Ingredients: Cooking spray 2 lb. baby potatoes, halved and quartered if large 3 c. shredded Cheddar 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 8 slices bacon, cooked 1/4 c. sliced green onions, plus more for garnish 1 tbsp. paprika kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper Sour cream, drizzling Directions: Line a slow cooker with foil and spray Click here to continue reading…

Tamale Dip

INGREDIENTS 3/4 c. shredded Cheddar 1/2 c. Shredded Monterey Jack 8 oz. Cream Cheese, Cubed 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 jalapeño, minced 1 (15-oz.) can enchilada sauce 1 c. canned corn, drained 1 c. shredded rotisserie chicken 1 tbsp. chili powder kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper Freshly chopped cilantro, for garnish Tortilla chips, for Click here to continue reading…

Chicken Caesar Sandwiches

INGREDIENTS 2 c. creamy caesar dressing, plus more for serving 1 c. chicken broth 1 lb. Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast 1 tbsp. lemon juice 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 c. finely grated Parmesan 1 head romaine lettuce, chopped 4 ciabatta rolls 1 tbsp. Butter (optional) shaved Parmesan (for serving) DIRECTIONS Add the first five ingredients Click here to continue reading…

Blueberry Slow-Cooker Oatmeal

INGREDIENTS Unsalted butter, for greasing 3 c. whole milk 2 c. water 2 c. old fashioned oats 1/4 c. brown sugar 2 tbsp. maple syrup, plus more for serving 2 tsp. vanilla extract 2 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. kosher salt 1 c. frozen blueberries 1/4 c. shredded coconut DIRECTIONS Butter the inside of your slow Click here to continue reading…

Slow-Cooker Sausage & Peppers

INGREDIENTS 1 28-oz. can crushed tomatoes 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 tsp. dried oregano pinch red pepper flakes 1 large onion, sliced into half moons 2 bell peppers, thinly sliced 1 lb. Italian sausage kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 tbsp. basil, thinly sliced 6 hoagie rolls, toasted DIRECTIONS Combine crushed tomatoes, oregano, red Click here to continue reading…