We know you're busy, so we've prepared these easy crock pot meals to help you cook authentic African dishes any day of the week while saving time in the kitchen.
Who can resist a hearty bowl of African peanut stew or slow cooked barbecue chicken? It's QUICK, EASY, and DELICIOUS in a crock pot.
Slow cooking enhances the flavour of food. Because crock pots cook for a long time at a low temperature, they bring out the flavour of the dish more than other cooking methods might.
The smell of food that has been simmering all day is so welcoming when you return home from a busy day at work.
Since the food cooks in it's own juices, less fat is needed and dishes are healthier.
Foods cooked in crock pots retain more of their vitamins and minerals.
The simplicity of cooking will keep you eating at home rather than opting for unhealthy fast food takeout.
A one pot meal means there are less dishes to clean up.
You can do other things while the food is cooking.
Crock pots use less energy than ovens and stove tops.
Less expensive meats can be used because tougher meats are tenderized during the slow cooking process.
There's less chance of burning or over cooking food, so there's no waste.
Cooking in a crock pot won't heat up your kitchen in the summer, so you'll save on cooling.
You don't have to watch over the cooking process like you do when using the stove. Simply add the ingredients into the pot before you go to work and your meal is ready when you get home.
Crock pots make it easy to prep and bring a dish to a potluck or party while keeping the food hot.
When cooking for a large group, having a dish in the crock pot frees up space on the stove top.
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