Jul 11, 2016
5 best slow cooker stews
Warm up to a steaming, fragrant bowl of slow-simmered stew within minutes of stepping through your front door thanks to these five slow cooker stews.
Slow Cooker Lemon and Olive ChickenSource: Yvonne Duivenvoorden
Tangy stuffed olives, fragrant fennel and an herbaceous topping brighten the flavours of this easy chicken stew. Serve over basmati rice to soak up the savoury sauce.
Slow Cooker Lentil and Kielbasa StewSource: Jeff Coulson
Pancetta, like bacon, is made from cured pork belly. The difference between the two is that pancetta is not generally smoked, giving it a stronger pork flavour. Use thicker pancetta—you can often buy it prechopped—for this stew rather than the thinly sliced variety.
Slow Cooker Saffron Chicken and Apricot TagineSource: Jeff Coulson
This richly spiced chicken stew has just a touch of sweetness from dried apricots and honey, resulting in a perfectly balanced dish that requires little effort to prepare.