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25 slow-cooker recipes with 5 ingredients or less


All you need are 5 ingredients (or less) two hands and hungry mouths to feed, to make this collection of simplified slow-cooker recipes!

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Thai curry butternut squash soup

This smooth and comforting fall soup is an amalgam of sweet, sour, spicy, salty and savory flavors—all of them packed in only 5 main ingredients, besides kosher salt. One slurp and you'll be warmed by the silky, exotic Thai flavors mixed with the sweetness of butternut squash.

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VIDEO: Chicken Quesadillas

These quick and easy chicken quesadillas are the perfect, last-minute family dinner!


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

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