15 Double-Duty Slow Cooker Recipes
Set aside a portion of these recipes to help create a second, delicious meal the next day. Your family will love these leftovers!
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Spicy Vegetable Chili
Two kinds of beans plus five other vegetables yield a warming and delicious meatless dinner the first night; use the reserves to prepare Cincinnati-Style Chili and Noodles the next.
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Chipotle Stewed Chicken
Drumsticks and thighs stay pleasingly moist when slow-cooked in a tomato-base sauce seasoned with chipotle peppers.
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Zesty Vegetable Pasta Sauce
Eggplant takes center stage in this chunky vegetable pasta sauce served over extra-wide egg noodles.
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Sage-Scented Pork Chops
Dijon-style mustard and caraway seeds boost the flavor of this aromatic pork main dish.
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Slow Cooked Barbecue Country-Style Ribs
The barbecue sauce for these delectable ribs is enhanced with mustard, brown sugar, and Worcestershire sauce. Enjoy a similar treat the next day when you prepare shredded pork sandwiches from the reserves.
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Kickin' Chicken Chili with Vegetables
This distinctive chili combines chicken, white beans, and an array of colorful vegetables with a jar of green salsa for an added kick.
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Italian Pot Roast with Pasta
Fennel's delicate, licoricelike flavor adds interest to this saucy pot roast served over penne pasta.
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Spicy Adobo Pork Tostadas
Chipotle chiles and adobo sauce are the keys to the smoky-spicy taste of these attractively layered tostadas.
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Garbanzo Bean and Vegetable Stew
This rich and hearty garbanzo bean stew paired with potatoes and spices makes it easy to go meatless.
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Slow Cooked Wine-Braised Beef Brisket
This tender beef brisket with a wine-enhanced sauce is comfort food at its finest.
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Creamy Basil Chicken and Vegetables
This creamy chicken main dish gets major flavor points from pancetta, an Italian-style bacon seasoned with pepper and other spices and cured with salt.
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Saucy Beef Brisket
This slow-simmered brisket seasoned in a smoky barbecue sauce makes the perfect weeknight meal.
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