#6. Minestrone Soup with Beans
A wholesome vegetarian option, this minestrone soup recipe from FoodNetwork.co.uk feeds 4 people and is simple to make, with only 15 minutes preparation time and 4 hours slow cooking.
A perfect lunch time treat that you can get started before school or work.
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#7. Chicken Pho
The classic Vietnamese soup Chicken Pho works really well in a slow cooker. Here’s a great recipe from Eatingwell – the chicken and seasonings simmer all day in the crock pot, welcoming you home with an alluring aroma. Serve with the essential garnishes for pho soup, fresh herbs, bean sprouts, chilli and lime, and let everyone choose their own toppings.
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#8. Scotch Broth
This cheap and cheerful Scotch Broth recipe from BBC Good Food is perfect for the slow cooker – simply tip in all the ingredients and cook on high for 6-8 hours (or until the barley is soft)
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#9. Moroccan Lentil Soup
This recipe from Thisgalcooks for Moroccan Lentil Soup makes a slow cooker soup that is full of flavour. It goes well served over rice too and you can leave out the chicken to make a vegetarian version.
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#10. White Bean Soup
Made with leek and beans (soak dried beans overnight before using them in a slow cooker) and butternut squash there’s lots of goodness in Martha Stewart’s White Bean Soup recipe and it’s perfect for using up those leftover parmesan rinds too.
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