Category: Crockpot, Slow Cooker

2 Whole Chickens

2 Whole Chickens 2 large onions 2 small bouquet garni (parsley, sage, dill) 2 x 1-1.5kg chickens 4 tablespoons prepared pesto 1. Place 1 onion and 1 bouquet garni into each chicken cavity. Carefully ease the skin away from chicken breast and rub 2 tablespoons pesto between the meat...

Apple Brown Betty

Apple Brown Betty 5 slices of bread, cut into 1cm cubes 1/2 cup of butter or margarine, melted 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 4 medium cooking apples, peeled, cored and chopped In a medium bowl, mix bread with...

Baked Apples

Baked Apples 6 Large cooking apples 3/4 Cup orange juice 2 Teaspoons grated orange rind 1 Teaspoon lemon rind grated 3/4 Cup rose wine 1/4 Teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 Cup brown sugar Whipped cream Remove core from apples and place in crockpot. Mix together all other ingredients except whipped cream....

Barley Soup with Sugared Parsnips

Barley Soup with Sugared Parsnips 1 cup/200g pearl barley 8 cups chicken stock 2 tablespoons oil 2 large onions, finely chopped 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 medium carrots, sliced 2 medium (400g) potatoes, peeled and chopped 2 celery sticks, sliced 2 bay leaves, halved 3/4 cup milk Pepper and...

BBQ Pork Ribs

BBQ Pork Ribs 1 1/2 kg beef short ribs 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil 1 Large onion, cut into wedges 4 Medium potatoes, peeled 4 Medium carrots, pared, cut up 1 Cup water 1 Cup tomato sauce (or spicy tomato soup with a few tbsp puree) 1/3 Cup red wine...

Beef and Potato Stew

Beef and Potato Stew 1kg. beef cubed 4 peeled and diced potatoes 1red onion diced (large dice) 2 sliced carrots 2 beef cubes dissolved in half cup of hot water 1 cup red wine 1 clove garlic salt and pepper to taste crushed rosemary to taste Throw it all...

Beef Casserole

Beef Casserole 500g steak, cubed 4 potatoes, peeled and cut into quarters 2 carrots, peeled and cut into thick slices 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped thinly 1 can whole, peeled tomatoes 1 can Heinz Big Red tomato soup a dash of Worcestershire sauce a dash...

Beef Casserole

Beef Casserole Serves 6 2 Tablespoons butter 2 Tablespoons oil 2 onions, sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 3 rashers bacon, trimmed and diced 750g chuck steak, diced 4 Tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon thyme 1 teaspoon oregano 1 Tablespoon tomato paste I cup beef stock 1 cup red wine 250g...

Beef Casserole

Beef Casserole Serves: serves 6-8 2 kg chuck or round steak, diced 1/2 cup flour 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 bunches of spring onion, stalk trimmed, peeled and left whole 3 carrots, diced 4 celery stalks, sliced 1/3 cup tomato paste 1/2 cup red wine 1 cup semi dried...

Beef Chickpea Casserole

Beef Chickpea Casserole 500g steak, chopped 4 rashers bacon, chopped 1 can minestrone soup (or tomato based) 1 small can chickpeas 1/2 small sweet potato, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon beef/chicken powdered stock 1 teaspoon mixed herbs salt and pepper 1/2 cup water Place all ingredients in a slow...

Beef Curry

Beef Curry 500g chuck steak, fat removed and cubed 1 large carrot, chopped 1 large potato, chopped Half cauliflower, chopped 1 tin chopped tomatoes 1 tsp curry powder 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon coriander Place all ingredients in slow cooker. Add a little water, enough so that ingredients are...

Beef Rendang

Beef Rendang 2 tablespoons oil 2kg lean gravy beef (shin), cubed 2 large onions, chopped 2 tablespoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 2 strips of lemon rind 1/2 cup Rendang curry paste 2 cups beef stock 2 cups coconut milk 1/4 cup lemon juice...

Beef Shanks with Gravy

Beef Shanks with Gravy Serves 6 1 kg beef shanks cut in thick slices 1 onion 2 carrots 2 sticks celery 4 peppercorns 2 whole cloves 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons vinegar 1 1/2 cups water salt 3 tablespoons tomato paste 3 tablespoons flour 2 tablespoons water Peel...

Beef Vegetable Stew

Beef Vegetable Stew 900 g lean beef for stew, cut into 1 inch / 2.5 cm cubes vegetable oil 4 large carrots, sliced 3 medium potatoes, cut and 1/2 inch cubes 2 onions, peeled and sliced 2 stalks celery, cut diagonally in pieces 1 can (450g) tomatoes, undrained 2...

Beef, Onion and Tomatoes with Gravy

Beef, Onion and Tomatoes with Gravy 1kg blade steak, cubed 2 onions, thickly sliced 4 tomatoes, thickly sliced chopped basil and parsley seasoning to taste Gravy: 2 tbsp gravy mix 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup red wine 1/3 cup tomato sauce 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce Layer, meat, onion and...

Beer Beef Roast

Beer Beef Roast 1 beef roast (around 1-2 kg) 1 Can cream of mushroom soup 1 Can cream of onion or vegetable 1 Small jar sliced mushrooms 1 Small can beer or 1/2 can beer Combine all ingredients in a crockpot and let cook on LOW all day....

Bumbleberry Cobbler

Bumbleberry Cobbler 1 cup plain flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp salt 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 2 Tbsp cooking oil 2 Tbsp milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup fresh (or frozen) raspberries 1 cup fresh (or frozen) blueberries...

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken 500g chicken thigh fillets, quartered 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 Tbsp butter 2 tsp garam masala 1 tsp sweet paprika 2 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp finely chopped ginger (or 1/2 tsp ground) 1/4 tsp chilli powder 1 cinnamon stick (or 1...

Butter Chicken

Photo by Rebecca Payn Butter Chicken 500g chicken thigh fillets, quartered 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 Tbsp butter 2 tsp garam masala 1 tsp sweet paprika 2 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp finely chopped ginger (or 1/2 tsp ground) 1/4 tsp chilli powder 1...

Cajun Kumera Soup

Cajun Kumera Soup 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 8 bacon rashers, rind removed and chopped 2 large onions, sliced 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1 1/kg kumera, peeled and diced 6 cups chicken stock 1 x 300g can red kidney beans, drained and...

Cajun Kumera with Monterey Jack Cheese

Cajun Kumera with Monterey Jack Cheese 1 1/2 tablespoons oil 4 bacon rashers, chopped 1 medium onion, sliced 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning 1/4 teaspoon fennel seeds 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 kg kumera, peeled and cubed 4 cups / 1 litre chicken stock 1 cup / 220g canned red...

Char-Grilled Capsicum and Gnocchi Soup

Char-Grilled Capsicum and Gnocchi Soup 4 red capsicum, quartered 2 yellow capsicum, quartered 1 cup water 2 tablespoons olive oil 1kg chicken tenderloins, diced 2 onions, chopped 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tablespoons paprika 2 teaspoons caraway seeds 3 teaspoons cracked black pepper 1/4 cup tomato paste 8 cups...

Cheesy Potatoes and Ham

Cheesy Potatoes and Ham Makes 4-6 Servings 6 Cups sliced, peeled potatoes 2 1/2 cups cooked ham/bacon, cubed 1 1/2 cups shredded/grated cheddar cheese 1/2 cup milk 375ml can cream of mushroom soup 1. In a slow cooker, layer 1/3 of the potatoes, 1/3 ham/bacon, and 1/3 cheese, repeat...

Chick Pea Curry

Chick Pea Curry 1 cups/200g dried chick peas 4 cups vegetable stock 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 medium onions, finely chopped 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger 4 garlic cloves, crushed 3 teaspoons garam masala 3 teaspoons ground cumin 3 teaspoons ground coriander 3 teaspoons sweet paprika 1/2 teaspoon chilli...

Chicken and Rice

Chicken and Rice 1-1/4 Cups uncooked rice Chopped fresh parsley, to taste Freshly-ground black pepper, to taste 1 kg chicken tenders or boneless breasts, cut in strips 1 Package instant soup mix (any) 1-1/2 Cups chicken broth Place rice in a lightly greased crockpot. Sprinkle with parsley and pepper....

Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore 2 tablespoons olive oil 12 small chicken drumsticks (skins removed) 2 large onions, sliced 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1 x 750ml Italian-style tomato cooking sauce 20 Kalamata olives, pitted 1/2 cup white wine 1 cup chicken stock 125g button mushrooms, quartered 2 tablespoons fresh basil leaves chopped...

Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry 1 1/2 kg Chicken Breast, Cubed 1/2 cup flour 1/4 cup olive oil 2 large onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, crushed or 2 heaped teaspoons crushed garlic 1/4 cup curry paste, or to taste 1/4 cup tomato paste 4 medium potatoes, chopped 2 Large Carrots in chopped...

Chicken Paprika with Sour Cream

Chicken Paprika with Sour Cream Slow-cooking dark leg meat results in incredibly tender, flavourful chicken. However, if you prefer white meat you can substitute bone-in chicken breasts. Placing the onions on the bottom of the slow cooker will ensure that they become silky soft as the chicken releases its...

Chicken Parmigiana

Chicken Parmigiana Chicken breast or thigh fillets 1 per person 2 eggs beaten Salt Pepper Breadcrumbs Pasta Sauce 1 cup of water Season the beaten egg with the salt and pepper. Dip the breast in the egg then coat in breadcrumbs. Place in the bottom of the slow cooker...

Chicken with Mushrooms

Chicken with Mushrooms 2 tablespoons oil 2kg chicken thigh fillets, diced 250g button mushrooms, sliced 2 small leeks, sliced 1 cup white wine 2 cups chicken stock 2 teaspoons cracked black pepper 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons fresh lemon thyme, chopped 2 tablespoons plain flour 3/4 cup cream 3/4...

Chicken with Rosemary, Lemon and Garlic

Chicken with Rosemary, Lemon and Garlic 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons butter 2 kg chicken pieces, skin removed, bone in 1 cup white wine 1 1/2 cups chicken stock 1/3 cup lemon juice 2 teaspoons cracked black pepper 3 small red chillies, finely chopped 2 teaspoons grated lemon...

Chicken, Sweet Corn and Bacon Soup

Chicken, Sweet Corn and Bacon Soup Serves 6-8 5 rashers bacon, rind and fat trimmed, finely chopped 1 large brown onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, crushed 3 trimmed celery sticks, finely chopped 3 x 420g can sweet corn kernels, rinsed, drained 1.5 litres salt reduced chicken stock 2...

Chilli Bean and Vegetable Combo

Chilli Bean and Vegetable Combo 1/3 cup olive oil 400g baby eggplant, thickly sliced 2 large onions, chopped 6 garlic cloves, crushed 2 large red capsicum, chopped 1 x 750ml Italian-style tomato cooking sauce 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 small red chillies, finely sliced 400g zucchini, sliced 300g kumera,...

Chilli Con Carne

Chilli Con Carne 2 tablespoons oil 2 kg premium beef mince 1/4 cup pre-packaged chilli con carne seasoning mix 1 tablespoon fresh minced garlic 3 cups beef stock 1/3 cup tomato paste 1 1/2 cup red wine 2 x 420g cans Mexican chilli beans Sour cream, for serving 1....

Chilli Potato Soup

Chilli Potato Soup 2 slices bacon 3/4 cup chopped onion 3 medium potatoes, diced 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups boiling water 2 1/2 cups milk 1 teaspoon chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon oregano 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt A few pepper grains Fry bacon in a skillet until crisp. Drain on...

Chocolate Malt Self-Saucing Pudding

Chocolate Malt Self-Saucing Pudding 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking flour 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1/3 cup malted milk powder 1 1/2 cups caster sugar 1 1/2 cups milk 3 x 60g eggs, lightly beaten Sauce: 150g dark chocolate, melted 3...

Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding

Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding Serves: 4 100g unsalted butter, melted 1/2 cup milk 1 egg 1 cup self raising flour 2 tablespoons cocoa 1/2 cup caster sugar Topping: 2 tablespoons cocoa 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 2 cups boiling water 1. In a mixing bowl, combine butter, milk and...

Chunky Fish Chowder

Chunky Fish Chowder 2 large leeks, trimmed, cleaned and sliced 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 1/2kg white boneless fish fillets, cubed 1 litre chicken stock 1 cup milk Salt and pepper, if desired 300ml cream 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 cup finely chopped shallots 1. Place prepared...

Corned Silverside with Balsamic Plum Gaze

Corned Silverside with Balsamic Plum Gaze 2 kg lean corned silverside 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 fresh mint sprigs 1 medium onion, peeled and studded with 4 cloves 2 medium carrots, peeled and roughly cut into chunks 3 cups water 8 peppercorns Balsamic Plum...

Creamy Tomato and Lentil Soup

Creamy Tomato and Lentil Soup 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium Spanish onions, sliced 4 garlic cloves, crushed 3 teaspoons minced chilli 4 cups tomato puree 4 cups beef stock 1/2 cup tomato paste 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 1/2 cups/300g red lentils 1 1/4 cups/330ml cream 1/3...

Curried Chicken Legs

Curried Chicken Legs 10 chicken legs 1 2/3 cups chopped onions 7/8 teaspoon curry powder 1 2/3 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup orange marmalade Salt and Pepper chicken and brown chicken legs slightly in pan Spray crock-pot with cooking spray. Place chicken in crock-pot and pour in all ingredients. Cook...

Curried Pumpkin with Spinach

Curried Pumpkin with Spinach 2 tablespoon oil 2 medium onions, sliced 4 garlic cloves, crushed 3 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated 3 small green chillies, finely sliced 1 1/2 teaspoons ground coriander 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 1/2 teaspoons brown mustard seeds 1 1/2 teaspoons ground turmeric 2 cups...

Dhal

Dhal Serves 4-6 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 medium onions, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 2 teaspoons black mustard seeds 1/4 cup tomato paste 4 cups red lentils 2 cups vegetable stock 4 1/2 cups water 2 x 400g cans...

Easy Osso Bucco

Easy Osso Bucco 12 lean veal shanks, 4cm thick 1/3 cup plain flour 1/4 cup olive oil 1 x 750ml Italian-style tomato cooking sauce 1 cup white wine 2 teaspoons caster sugar 2 teaspoons cracked black pepper 2 teaspoons salt 1/3 cup fresh basil leaves chopped 1/2 cup pesto...

Fiery Three Bean Chowder

Fiery Three Bean Chowder 2 tablespoons oil 2 large onions, chopped 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 small red chillies, finely chopped 1 tablespoon ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground coriander 1/3 cup tomato paste 1 x 400g canned tomatoes, chopped 4 cups vegetable stock 1 x 200g can diced capsicum,...

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup Serves 4-6 30g butter 1 Tablespoon olive oil 4 large onions, finely sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 Tablespoons plain flour 1/4 cup brandy 4 cups beef stock 1 Baguette, thickly sliced 1 cup of grated Gruyere cheese or 1/2 cup parmesan 1. Heat oil and...

Garlic Pork Roast and Sweet Potatoes

Garlic Pork Roast and Sweet Potatoes 1 .5 kilo pork boneless loin roast 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 3 cups peeled sweet potato pieces 1 medium onion, sliced 6 cloves garlic, peeled 1 cup chicken stock 1. Remove fat from pork. Heat oil in...

Gingered Lamb Curry

Gingered Lamb Curry 2 tablespoons oil 2 kg lean lamb, cubed 2 large onions, chopped 400g eggplant, diced 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1/4 cup grated fresh ginger 2 small red chillies, finely chopped 2 teaspoons cracked black pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons ground turmeric 1 tablespoon green curry...

Individual Christmas Puddings

Individual Christmas Puddings 100g butter, softened 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon golden syrup 2 x 60g eggs 1 1/2 cups (375g) self-raising flour, sifted 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/3 cup milk 1/3 cup brandy 1/2 cup (100g) mixed dried fruit 1/2 cup (100g) finely chopped dates 1. Cream butter,...

Korma

Korma 1kg lamb, or beef chuck steak, diced 1 onion, chopped 2 tsp grated fresh ginger 3 cloves garlic 2 tsp ground coriander 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp cardamom seeds Large pinch cayenne pepper 2 Tbsp ghee or oil 1 onion, extra, sliced 2 1/2 Tbsp tomato paste...

Lamb and Pumpkin Stew

Lamb and Pumpkin Stew 6-8 lamb forequarter pieces 1/4-1/3 large Kent or Jarrahdale pumpkin 4 large potatoes 1 large brown onion, chopped 1/2 cup pearl barley Bay leaf Rosemary sprigs (optional) Soak the pearl barley overnight (or for at least 4-6 hours). Drain before adding to the slow cooker....

Lamb Korma Curry

Lamb Korma Curry 2kg leg of lamb, boned and trimmed 2 tablespoons ghee (or butter) 2 tablespoons oil 4 onions, peeled and sliced 3 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger 1/4 cup coconut milk 1/4 cup natural yoghurt 1 teaspoon chilli powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1...

Lamb Roast

Photo by Denise C Lamb Roast Serves: 4 1.4kg – 1.5kg lamb roast, easy carve 1-2 cloves garlic, cut into slivers 2 sprigs fresh rosemary 2 tablespoons olive oil 20g butter 1 large onion, sliced 1 x 400g tin butter beans, drained and rinsed 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1/2...

Lamb Shank Soup

Lamb Shank Soup Serves 4-6 1 Tbsp oil 2-3 lamb shanks 1 large onion, peeled and diced 500g dry soup mix 1/2 cup tomato paste or 1 can diced tomatoes 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 3-4 cups diced vegetables: carrots, potatoes (scrubbed, skin on), parsnips, turnips, corn, celery, capsicum 3...

Lamb Shanks in a Tomato, Pesto Sauce

Lamb Shanks in a Tomato, Pesto Sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil 6 large French-cut lamb shanks, trimmed of fat 2 medium Spanish onions, sliced 400g button mushrooms, sliced 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1 x 800g tin tomatoes, chopped 1/3 cup tomato paste 1/3 cup sun-dried tomato pesto 1 cup...

Lamb Shanks with Red Lentils

Lamb Shanks with Red Lentils 1 cup/200g red lentils 2 cups beef stock 2 tablespoons oil 6 large French-cut lamb shanks, trimmed of fat 1 large onion, sliced 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1 1/2 tablespoons Vindaloo curry paste 1 x 750ml Italian-style tomato cooking sauce 2 tablespoons lemon juice...

Lamb Stew

Lamb Stew 1kg Lamb Stew Meat – 1 inch Cubes 1 Large leek – Diced 6 cloves Garlic – Minced 2 Turnips – Cubed (approx. 2 cups) 1 cup Carrots – Diced 1/2″ x 1/2″ 1/2 cup Celery – Chopped 1 cup onion – Diced 1/2″ x 1/2″ 1.5...

Lamb Tagine

Lamb Tagine Serves: 4-6 2 tablespoons olive oil 5-6 (depending on size) lamb shanks, fat trimmed 1 medium onion, sliced thinly 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 tablespoon Moroccan dried spice mix 1 tablespoon tomato paste 2 medium tomatoes, chopped 1/4 cup chicken stock 1 x 300g tin chickpeas, drained...

Lemon and Herb Roast Chicken

Lemon and Herb Roast Chicken 1.3-1.8kg roasting chicken 1/4 cup chopped onion 2 tbsp butter juice of 1 lemon 1/4 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp fresh parsley (1 tsp of dried) 1/4 tsp thyme leaf Rinse chicken and pat dry, remove any excess fat. Place onion in...

Lemon and Lime Delicious Pudding

Lemon and Lime Delicious Pudding 180g butter 1 1/2 cups caster sugar 2/ 3 cup self-raising flour, sifted 1 1/2 tablespoons grated lemon rind 1 1/2 tablespoons grated lime rind 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup lime Juice 4 x 60g egg yolks 1 1/2 cups milk 4 x...

Lemon-Sauced Pudding

Lemon-Sauced Pudding 1 cup plain flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 tsp baking powder 2 tsp grated lemon peel 1/8 tsp salt 1/2 cup milk 2 Tbsp cooking oil 1 3/4 cups hot water 1/4 cup lemon juice 3/4 cup sugar Measure first 7 ingredients into a bowl and mix...

Mango Chicken

Mango Chicken 1kg skinless, boneless chicken breasts cut into 1/2-inch strips 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 1/2 cups mango nectar 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed In a large pan, cook chicken in oil until brown on all sides, about 5...

Moroccan Veal

Moroccan Veal 2 tablespoons oil 2kg lean veal leg, diced 1 large onion, sliced 4 garlic cloves, crushed 3 teaspoons ground ginger 2 teaspoons ground turmeric 3 teaspoons sweet paprika 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground coriander seeds 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 4 cups...

Olive and Lemon Meatballs with Tomato Sauce

Olive and Lemon Meatballs with Tomato Sauce Serves: 4 Meatballs: 50g pitted black olives, chopped grated rind of 1 lemon 500g extra lean minced beef 1 egg yolk salt and pepper Sauce: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 400g can diced tomatoes 1...

Pea and Ham Soup

Pea and Ham Soup 1 bag green or yellow split peas 1 kilo bacon bones (not hocks – too salty) 4 potatoes, peeled and chopped 1 onion, peeled and chopped 1 Tbsp crushed garlic 4 carrots, peeled and chopped 250g diced bacon Sweat off potatoes, onions, garlic and carrots...

Pea and Ham Soup

Pea and Ham Soup Serves 6-8 1 Tablespoon olive oil 2 small onions, chopped 3 rashers bacon, diced 2 cups split peas 1kg ham bone (depending on size) 1 1/2 litres water 2 carrots, diced 2 sticks celery, sliced 2 bay leaves 1 1/2 Tablespoons chopped fresh thyme Freshly...

Pears with Chocolate Praline Cream

Pears with Chocolate Praline Cream Serves 8 3 cups / 750ml water 1 1/2 cups / 375g sugar 8 firm ripe pears, peeled 600ml cream 2 x 35g Chocolate Scorched Peanut confectionery bars, crushed Pureed fresh berries, for serving 1. Place water and sugar in the removable crockery bowl....

Pineapple Pork

Pineapple Pork 2.3kg pork roast 1 onion, sliced 1 red capsicum, coarsely chopped 2 carrots, chopped 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 can crushed pineapple in natural juice, drained, or 1 fresh pineapple, sliced 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 tablespoon soy sauce 6 slices fresh ginger, or 1 teaspoon ground...

Pork Jungle Curry

Pork Jungle Curry Serves 6 2 tablespoons peanut oil 1kg pork neck, cut into 4cm cubes 1 large brown onion, sliced thickly 1/4 cup red curry paste 2 teaspoons finely grated ginger 1 stick lemongrass, chopped coarsely 3 cups chicken stock 2 medium carrots, cut into 2cm cubes 1...

Pork with Kumera

Pork with Kumera 2kg pork neck 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic, crushed (optional) 4 medium brown onions, peeled and quartered 4 bacon rashers, rind removed, chopped 3 medium kumera or sweet potato, peeled 2 cups (500ml) vegetable stock 1 x 375ml can beer 2 tablespoons plain flour...

Ratatouille

Ratatouille Serves 4 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons tomato paste 2 eggplants, cut into 3 cm dice 2 medium zucchinis, sliced into 1 cm rings 1 red capsicum, deseeded and chopped into 3cm pieces 1 green capsicum, deseeded and chopped into 3cm pieces 2...

Shredded BBQ Beef

Shredded BBQ Beef 2 kilo beef roast 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 large onions, chopped 1 cup ketchup 1 cup beef broth 2/3 cup chili sauce 1/4 cup vinegar (cider vinegar works best) 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons mustard 2 tablespoons molasses 2...

Slow Cooked Chicken, Lentil and Pumpkin Curry

Slow Cooked Chicken, Lentil and Pumpkin Curry 2/3 cup of dried brown Lentils 2/3 cup of dried red Lentils 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil 1 large brown onion (200g) chopped finely 2 garlic cloves crushed 2.5 cm piece of fresh ginger (10g) grated 2 teaspoons of ground cumin 2...

Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff

Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff Serves: 6-8 1/3 cup olive oil 1/4 cup flour 2 kg chuck or round steak, cut into thin strips 3 cloves garlic, crushed 1/2 cup tomato paste 1 cup beef stock 500g mushrooms, sliced 300 ml sour cream Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1....

Slow Cooker Kidney Beans and Barley

Slow Cooker Kidney Beans and Barley POINTS® Value: 3 Servings: 6 1 cup raw pearl barley 1 medium onion, (red), finely chopped 1 stick celery, chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 1/4 tsp chilli powder 2 cups canned drained red kidney beans 800g canned tomatoes, chopped 2 whole dried bay...

Slow-Cooker Sweet and Sour Braised Steak

Slow-Cooker Sweet and Sour Braised Steak POINTS® Value: 5 Servings: 8 2 clove garlic, crushed 2 medium onion, finely chopped 500g mushroom, sliced 500g tomato-based pasta sauce, (with chilli) 2 whole stock cube, (beef), dissolved in 500ml hot water 1 standard glass red wine, (185ml) 1 tsp ground paprika...

Spanish Chicken with Capsicums

Spanish Chicken with Capsicums Serves 4-6 2 Tablespoons olive oil 6 thigh chicken cutlets, fat and skin removed 2 red onions, sliced 3 cloves garlic, crushed 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika 1 red capsicum, seeds removed, sliced 1 yellow capsicum, seeds removed, sliced 1/4 cup white wine 1/2 cup...

Speck and Split Pea Soup

Speck and Split Pea Soup Serves 6 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 large brown onion, finely chopped 3 sticks celery, thinly sliced 650g piece smoked speck (see note) 400g can chopped tomatoes 4 cups Campbell’s Real Stock Chicken 1 cup dried yellow split peas 1/4 cup thyme leaves crusty...

Spiced Rhubarb and Berry Compote

Spiced Rhubarb and Berry Compote Serves 4-6 2 bunches of rhubarb, cut into 2cm pieces 500g frozen mixed berries 3/4 cup sugar 1 cinnamon quill 3 whole cloves 1 teaspoon grated orange rind 1. Combine all ingredients in the slow cooker. 2. Cover and cook on LOW 3-4 hours....

Spicy Mixed Dahl

Spicy Mixed Dahl 1 cup / 200g yellow split peas 1 cup / 200g red lentils 1 cup / 200g brown lentils 4 cups vegetable stock 2 tablespoons oil 1 1/2 tablespoons black mustard seeds 2 teaspoons brown mustard seeds 2 large onions, sliced 8 garlic cloves, crushed 2...

Spicy Sweet Potato Soup

Spicy Sweet Potato Soup Serves 6-8 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil 1 large onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, crushed 2-3 tablespoons red curry paste 1.5 kg sweet potato (kumara), peeled, diced 1 litre chicken stock 2 cups water 3/4 cup light coconut milk chopped coriander, to serve 1. Heat oil...

Steak, Onion and Tomato with Gravy

Steak, Onion and Tomato with Gravy 1kg blade steak, trimmed and cut into med-small pieces 2 onions sliced 4 tomatoes thickly sliced chopped basil and parsley seasoning to taste 2 Tbsp gravy mix 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup read wine 1/3 cup tomato sauce 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce. Layer...

Steamed Christmas Pudding

Steamed Christmas Pudding Serves 6 500g mixed dried fruit 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 90g butter or margarine 1/4 cup water 1 tablespoon sherry or brandy 1/2 teaspoon bi-carbonate of soda 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup self raising flour 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice 1. In a saucepan,...

Stuffed Breast of Lamb

Stuffed Breast of Lamb 1 1/2 kg breast of lamb 1 1/2 tsp salt water 1/3 cup butter 250g spinach, chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 tbsp chopped parsley 1/2 green pepper chopped 1 small onion chopped 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1 1/2 cups dried bread crumbs...

Sweet Orange Pork

Sweet Orange Pork 1/4 cup oil 2 large Spanish onions, sliced 2kg lean pork steaks, halved 1/4 cup plain flour 400g sweet potato, peeled and diced 2 tablespoons butter 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground cardamom 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon fennel seeds...

Tagine of Beef

Tagine of Beef 2 tablespoons olive oil 2kg lean gravy beef, cubed 2 large onions, sliced 6 garlic cloves, crushed 1/4 cup Moroccan seasoning 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 2 cups beef stock 2 strips lemon rind 2 cups tomato puree 1 cup dates, seeded and halved 1/3 cup honey...

Thai Chicken Red Curry

Thai Chicken Red Curry Serves 8 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2kg chicken thigh cutlets, skin and fat removed 1 large onion, chopped into wedges 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 400g sweet potato, cut into 3cm pieces 125g fresh baby corn 250g cauliflower, cut into florets...

Touch of the Orient Chicken

Touch of the Orient Chicken 6 Whole chicken legs 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup light brown sugar 2 cloves garlic 410g can diced tomatoes Remove excess fat from chicken and place in bottom of crock pot. In a bowl combine soy sauce, sugar, garlic, tomato and stir well....

Vegetable and Chickpea Curry

Vegetable and Chickpea Curry 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil 1 large brown onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 Tablespoons curry powder 3 teaspoons ground cumin 800g can diced tomatoes 1/2 lemon, juiced 300g can chickpeas, drained, rinsed 150g orange sweet potato, peeled, diced 1 large carrot, peeled, diced 1...

Vegetable Primavera

Vegetable Primavera Serves 8-10 1/4 cup / 60ml olive oil 8-10 medium (1kg) desiree potatoes, peeled and quartered 1kg pumpkin, peeled and sliced 600g kumera, peeled and cut into 3cm lengths 2 large red capsicum, quartered 20 large garlic cloves, unpeeled 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt 1/4 cup /...

Vegetable Stew with Caraway Dumplings

Vegetable Stew with Caraway Dumplings 2 small leeks trimmed, thinly sliced 2 swedes or parsnips, peeled, coarsely chopped 2 stalks of celery coarsely chopped 1 onion coarsely chopped 2 cups vegetable stock 420g can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 400g can diced tomatoes 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon...