2 Slow Cooker Dinners Ideas and 1 Dessert for Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day is a special day for couples to celebrate their love by sharing a romantic meal. While going out to a fancy restaurant can be fun, it’s also nice to stay in and enjoy a cozy and intimate evening at home on occasion. A slow cooker is an excellent tool for preparing a tasty and easy dinner that can simmer away while you focus on each other. Making a slow cooker dessert can also be a fun and unique way to end the evening.

Here’s the Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon:

Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon for Valentine's Day

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This classic French dish is perfect for a cozy Valentine's Day dinner.
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Recipe type: Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon
Cuisine: French
Serves: 2 serves
Ingredients
  • ½ lb. beef stew meat, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup sliced carrots
  • ½ cup sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ bottle (375 ml) dry red wine
  • 1 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ tsp. dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper
  • Egg noodles or mashed potatoes, for serving
Instructions
  1. In a large skillet, heat a bit of oil over medium-high heat. Add the beef and cook until browned on all sides.
  2. Transfer the beef to your slow cooker and add the onion, carrots, mushrooms, garlic, red wine, tomato paste, bay leaf, thyme, salt, and pepper.
  3. Stir everything together and cook on low for 8 hours.
  4. Serve over egg noodles or mashed potatoes.
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Serving size: 2 plates
Here’s the Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala:

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala for Valentine's Day

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If you're in the mood for something spicy and exotic, this Indian dish is a great option.
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Recipe type: Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 2 plates
Ingredients
  • ½ lb. boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • ½ cup canned diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • ½ tsp. paprika
  • ½ tsp. turmeric
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • Basmati rice, for serving
Instructions
  1. In your slow cooker, combine the chicken, diced tomatoes, onion, garlic, ginger, cumin, coriander, paprika, turmeric, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper.
  2. Stir everything together and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  3. Stir in the heavy cream and cook for another 10-15 minutes, until heated through.
  4. Serve over basmati rice.
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Serving size: 2 serves
And of course a dessert; the Slow Cooker Chocolate Fondue:

Slow Cooker Chocolate Fondue SlowCookerSociety

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For a romantic dessert, try making a slow cooker chocolate fondue
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: European
Serves: 2 serves
Ingredients
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • Pinch of salt
  • Strawberries, sliced bananas, and cubes of pound cake, for dipping
Instructions
  1. In your slow cooker, combine the chocolate chips, heavy cream, and salt.
  2. Stir everything together and cook on low for 1-2 hours, stirring occasionally, until the chocolate is melted and smooth.
  3. Transfer the fondue to a serving dish and serve with strawberries, sliced bananas, and cubes of pound cake for dipping.
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Serving size: 2 serves
A slow cooker recipe is ideal for a Valentine’s Day dinner and dessert because it allows you to make a delicious and impressive meal with little effort. You can spend more time with your significant other and less time fussing over the stove if you use the slow cooker. A slow cooker recipe is a great way to make your Valentine’s Day special and unforgettable, whether you choose to make a classic French dish, an exotic Indian entree, or a decadent chocolate fondue.

I hope you found some useful ideas in this post; please share!
I wish you a very Happy Valentine’s Day!

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