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.

17 recipes



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24 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

14 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

9 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

8 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

285 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

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

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

34 reviews

For those who love fall-from-the-bone lamb. Burgundy wine adds a special touch to the sauce that's served alongside.

Recipe by: F. W. Creutz

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