18 recipes for "6 low calorie slow cooker dinners"
Pork Chops with Apricots and Prunes

Pork Chops with Apricots and Prunes

Oct 12, 2002

The iron found in dried fruits, such as apricots and prunes, is more readily absorbed when combined with vitamin C. The orange juice in this dish takes on that role. With the slow-cooker, dinner is ready when you walk in the door, making weeknight cooking easy.

Slow Cooker Beef and Beer

Slow Cooker Beef and Beer

Dec 21, 2007

An 8-cup (2 L) slow cooker is just the right size for small batches of stew – perfect for this recipe that makes just enough for two dinners for two. Serve with mashed or boiled potatoes to soak up all the rich, meaty sauce.

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos

Jan 16, 2006

Start the ingredients in the slow cooker in the morning so dinner simmers during the day. With garnishes set out on the table, everyone can assemble his or her own taco as desired. This is a great meal when kids want to invite friends for supper.

Fall-off-the-Bone Ribs in Barbecue Sauce

Fall-off-the-Bone Ribs in Barbecue Sauce

Nov 23, 2005

Slow-cooking tenderizes these saucy Southern-style ribs and permeates them with flavour. By using a slow-cooker, dinner is ready when you are, so an extra hour at the mall won't spoil a thing. Serve with mashed potatoes and saut? brussels sprouts.

Slow Cooker Spinach and Ricotta Manicotti

Slow Cooker Spinach and Ricotta Manicotti

Nov 1, 2014

You won't believe how tasty and easy it is to make this classic dish in your slow cooker. A piping bag - or plastic bag - makes easy work of stuffing the manicotti. Serve with a tossed salad and garlic bread for an easy family-style dinner.

Slow-Cooked Barbecue Ribs

Slow-Cooked Barbecue Ribs

May 11, 2006

Shortcuts - Use prepared barbecue sauce. - Dinner cooks by itself in a slow-cooker. - To ease cleanup, line baking sheet with foil before broiling ribs.

Slow Cooker Mini Orange and Ginger Cheesecakes

Slow Cooker Mini Orange and Ginger Cheesecakes

Mar 1, 2015

This simple method for cooking cheesecake means a less-fussy water bath and no cracked tops. Lining the underside of the slow cooker lid with paper towels keeps the moist heat in while also preventing condensation from dripping onto the cakes. If you use canning jars, these individual cakes are easy to take to a dinner party; just screw on the lids, tote them in a cooler and garnish before serving. Cost: $1.60/serving

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