5 Beautiful Slow-Cooker Meals
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Chicken Stew with an Asian Twist
The flavors in this hearty soup are inspired by a traditional Chinese hot pot and include shiitake mushrooms, minced garlic, five-spice powder and a bit of red pepper. Since you only cook the ingredients for four hours (which isn't long at all in the slow-cooker world), the natural hue of the veggies—here, carrots and yellow potatoes—stays bright.
Get the recipe: Slow-Cooker Chicken Thigh Hot Pot