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18 Weeknight Curries To Make In The Slow Cooker

Curry up and get dinner sorted.

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1. Cashew Chicken Curry

You'd be *nuts* not to try this. Recipe here.
lecremedelacrumb.com

You'd be *nuts* not to try this. Recipe here.

2. Chicken Tikka Masala

Everyone's favorite Indian takeout dish. Recipe here.
theironyou.com

Everyone's favorite Indian takeout dish. Recipe here.

3. Butter Chickpeas and Tofu

There's no actual butter in this vegan dish, but you'd never guess. Recipe here.
delishknowledge.com

There's no actual butter in this vegan dish, but you'd never guess. Recipe here.

4. Thai Red Beef Curry

Kaffir lime leaves really take this classic curry over the edge. Recipe here.
thecookspyjamas.com

Kaffir lime leaves really take this classic curry over the edge. Recipe here.

5. Chana Masala

This chickpea and tomato stew is light but satisfying, for nights when you don't wanna go nuts but need something comforting. Recipe here.
kitchentreaty.com

This chickpea and tomato stew is light but satisfying, for nights when you don't wanna go nuts but need something comforting. Recipe here.

6. Healthier Spicy Beef Curry

Lean beef stewed with canned tomatoes and a ton of spices? Yes, please. Recipe here.
Chris Corbishley / kitchensanctuary.com

Lean beef stewed with canned tomatoes and a ton of spices? Yes, please. Recipe here.

7. Indian Spiced Lentils

This healthy, inexpensive vegetarian option is great straight out of the slow cooker, or reheated as leftovers for lunch. Recipe here.
hostthetoast.com

This healthy, inexpensive vegetarian option is great straight out of the slow cooker, or reheated as leftovers for lunch. Recipe here.

8. Coconut Quinoa Curry with Broccoli and Sweet Potatoes

Veggies get the royal treatment in this satisfying, healthy curry. Recipe here.
simplyquinoa.com

Veggies get the royal treatment in this satisfying, healthy curry. Recipe here.

9. Thai Coconut Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Take THAT, chicken noodle. Recipe here.
carlsbadcravings.com

Take THAT, chicken noodle. Recipe here.

10. Butternut Squash Dal

Squash and red lentils make for a fiber-rich, tasty combination. Recipe here.
thegirlonbloor.com

Squash and red lentils make for a fiber-rich, tasty combination. Recipe here.

11. Squash and Ground Beef Curry

A perfect paleo curry that tastes great with cauliflower rice. Recipe here.
strictlydelicious.com

A perfect paleo curry that tastes great with cauliflower rice. Recipe here.

12. Pumpkin, Chickpea, and Red Lentil Curry

This dynamic, meatless curry gets its texture from chickpeas and lentils, and its thick richness from a combination of coconut milk and pumpkin puree. Recipe here.
kitchentreaty.com

This dynamic, meatless curry gets its texture from chickpeas and lentils, and its thick richness from a combination of coconut milk and pumpkin puree. Recipe here.

13. Chicken and Spinach Curry

This curry doesn't use dairy OR coconut milk — instead, it calls for passata, which is essentially canned tomato puree. Recipe here.
bakingqueen74.co.uk

This curry doesn't use dairy OR coconut milk — instead, it calls for passata, which is essentially canned tomato puree. Recipe here.

14. Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Not exactly a curry, but still delicious (and great for lunch leftovers!). Recipe here.
littlespicejar.com

Not exactly a curry, but still delicious (and great for lunch leftovers!). Recipe here.

15. Curried Chickpea, Sweet Potato, and Kale Stew

Gotta get those greens in. Recipe here.
thehomemadehaus.com

Gotta get those greens in. Recipe here.

16. Lamb Rogan Josh

You can make this traditional dish on the stovetop OR in the slow cooker. Recipe here.
chefdehome.com

You can make this traditional dish on the stovetop OR in the slow cooker. Recipe here.

17. Basil Chicken in Coconut Curry Sauce

Hours in the slow cooker really lets all of the flavors meld in this creamy, Thai-style curry. Recipe here.
thefoodcharlatan.com

Hours in the slow cooker really lets all of the flavors meld in this creamy, Thai-style curry. Recipe here.

18. Coconut Ginger Chicken and Vegetables

Get your greens. Recipe here.
simplebites.net

Get your greens. Recipe here.

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