Slow cooking through Autumn

As Autumn approaches and the air becomes crisp, it’s time to break out our slow cookers and enjoy the warmth and comfort of hearty meals. Nothing beats the aroma of a delicious, slow-cooked dish as you walk into the house after a busy day at work. We have rounded up some of Dean Edwards most comforting and filling slow cooker recipes for you to enjoy this season.

This classic Italian spaghetti bolognese dish gets a slow-cooker makeover. With minimal prep, you can let your slow cooker work its magic and enjoy a delicious and hearty meal. It's perfect for those busy nights when you don't have a lot of time to cook but still want something filling to feed the family. Even better, if you are lucky enough to have some left-overs, you can store in the fridge for a couple of days in an air tight container, or freeze and fully defrost again before cooking!

This slow-cooker butter chilli chicken recipe is a viral sensation among Dean's followers! The warming spices of garam masala and turmeric blend perfectly with the creamy butter chicken sauce, creating a dish that's both comforting and flavourful. Serve it up with some fluffy rice and you've got yourself a real crowd-pleaser recipe without any hard work!

Take your taste buds on a trip to Thailand with this fragrant curry. The sweetness of butternut squash balances perfectly with the savoury and sour notes of the dish. Loaded with green beans and spinach, this recipe is not only tasty but also a great way to get more veggies in your diet, what's not to love?

This hoisin garlic chicken noodle recipe is an Asian-inspired dish is bursting with flavour, it's got to be one of our favourite recipes! Slow-cooked chicken, rich hoisin sauce, and garlic come together to create a mouthwatering meal that's sure to be a hit with everyone. Top it off with some toasted sesame seeds and fresh coriander for an extra kick of flavour.

Looking for even more delicious slow cooker recipes? Check out Dean's full chef profile here on Plate Up to see what else you could be cooking up. Download the Plate Up app today if you haven't already in app store and google play and start to explore 100s of chef-quality recipes that will take your cooking game to the next level.

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