Slow cooker dinner party recipes

    For the ultimate in stress-free entertaining, try our easy but elegant slow cooker dinner party recipes. We have red wine beef casserole, braised lamb shanks, slow cooker pork chops and more - all made in the slow cooker.

    19 recipes



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    23 reviews

    Lamb shoulder joint cooked in the slow cooker with red wine and lamb stock to make a delicious gravy. I have served this with roast pumpkin, cauliflower and carrots but any veg would be nice and some Yorkshire puds.

    Recipe by: Samantha's Supper

    17 reviews

    A quick and easy family dish made in the slow cooker. Serve with potatoes, rice or pasta.

    Recipe by: sarah231087

    15 reviews

    Slow cooked lamb with red wine gravy just falls off the bone. Perfect for Sunday dinner. Serve with your choice of veg and roast potatoes.

    Recipe by: Laceylea

    10 reviews

    Tender pork chops cooked in the slow cooker with onions, apple and cider, loosely based on the classic Normandy Pork. Serve with creamy mash to soak up the juices.

    Recipe by: Samantha's Supper

    15 reviews

    Delicious tender beef cooked in the slow cooker with beer, shallots, bacon and mushrooms. The beer makes a lovely gravy without tasting overly strong of beer. This is quite a meaty dish so would also be nice with potatoes and carrots added. I serve this with crusty French bread to mop up the juices. Hearty and warming to come home to. Cooks in 5 hours in slow cooker, however it would not hurt it to be cooked all day.

    Recipe by: Samantha's Supper

    9 reviews

    Really yummy beef casserole which will have your guests begging for MORE! There's a delicious combination of unexpected seasonings that really makes this beef casserole special.

    Recipe by: Barb65

    4 reviews

    This thick and creamy slow cooker kashmiri lamb curry has just the right balance of flavours and is ideal for a low hassle dinner party. Serve over rice.

    Recipe by: DelythThomas

    263 reviews

    So easy, especially since the slow cooker does all the work! This is a lovely, comforting soup to come home to on a blustery evening.

    Recipe by: Chandrav

    3 reviews

    We live in Edinburgh, a city with many great pubs, but my husband maintains that the best steak and ale pie in the city can be found in our own kitchen! Tender chunks of meat and vegetables, savoury gravy, flaky crust...hungry yet? The steak is cooked in the slow cooker so it's really tender but the pie itself is finished in the oven.

    Recipe by: JessicaAnne

    2 reviews

    Delicious tender diced lamb cooked in the slow cooker with onions, herbs and rich tomato. Nice served with pasta shells or macaroni.

    Recipe by: Samantha's Supper

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