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10 Christmas slow cooker recipes that will save you time

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10 Christmas slow cooker recipes that will save you time
Time-saving recipes let you get back to celebrating. (Picture: Getty)

As Christmas approaches, things start to get busy – a little too busy to spend half a day slaving over the hob.

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When there is little time to make meals, these slow cooker recipes can be the solution.

You can also use the slow cooker to cook some of your Christmas dishes, which will free up your oven too.

So if you have a slow cooker and aren’t quite sure what do with it, dust it off and have a go at these recipes.

1. Slow cooker turkey

Instead of roasting a whole turkey in the oven, you can roast a turkey crown in a slow cooker.

This slow cooker #turkey breast is so juicy!

It’s one of my best recipes and highly recommended for a small gathering https://t.co/bzm2Gmumhfpic.twitter.com/MgPPIc02vN

— Louisa Clements (@Living_Lou) October 9, 2017

Recipe: Living Lou

2. Slow cooker baked ham

This slow cooker ham recipe is not just for Christmas. It is so versatile, you can make it all through the year.

Recipe: Recipes that crock

3. Slow cooker balsamic Brussel sprouts

Don’t just boil your sprouts. Jazz them up with some additional flavours and do it all in your slow cooker.

Recipe: Life made sweeter

4. Slow cooker gingerbread pudding

Gingerbread is the taste of Christmas and it works well in this recipe too, which makes a nice alternative to Christmas pudding.

Recipe: Baking Queen 74

5. Slow cooker mulled wine

A bubbling pot of mulled wine makes the whole house smell so festive. If you don’t have enough space on the stove for another pot, use your slow cooker to make some – it will keep it warm too.

Cheer in the holidays with Slow Cooker Spiced Mulled Wine https://t.co/7d7yFtOGvU#cheerchttps://t.co/K7LCG08gWvpic.twitter.com/CjoBiOQs34

— Anne-Marie Nichols (@amnichols) December 1, 2016

Recipe: This Mama Cooks

6. Slow cooker cranberry sauce

Who knew how versatile the slow cooker is? You can even make your cranberry sauce in it.

Recipe: Cleverly Simple

7. Slow cooker red cabbage with bacon and apple

This makes a tasty addition to the table, and doing it in the slow cooker saves space on your stove.

Recipe: Mad Mum of 7

8. Slow cooker fudge

Home made sweets are always welcomed at Christmas. This two-ingredient fudge can be done painlessly with your slow cooker.

Crockpot fudge with just two ingredients. Mind blown. #fudge#candy#chocolate#crockpot#slowcooker#recipehttps://t.co/lm417jj7R6pic.twitter.com/U4PaDoGzvo

— Karen Petersen (@365dayscrockpot) December 9, 2016

Recipe: 365 days of Crockpot

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9. Slow cooker sticky toffee pudding

If Christmas pudding is not your thing, make this sticky toffee pudding in your slow cooker. It’s a sure winner.

Recipe: Stagetecture

10. Slow cooker Turkey keema curry

Lastly, with all the leftover turkey you can make this turkey curry recipe. Just chop up what’s left into small pieces, add ginger, onion, garlic and spice. Have it with rice or in a wrap.

Recipe: Daisies & Pie

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