2:4:1 slow cooker Laksa & stuffed capsicums

believe it or not i made a delicious laksa in the SC ( i really didn't think it would be as nice as it was!)

i put chicken sliced and onion sliced in the bottom, topped with laksa paste and boiling water. cooked on high for an hour or two. a few hours later i added most of my vegies, then an hour or so before it was done i added coconut cream and at the last minute some coriander and bean sprouts. it probably cooked for about 6 hours, maybe less.

today i made a really good winter comfort meal - stuffed capsicums.
buy as many capsicums as you can fit in your slow cooker - i recommend buying tall thin ones! cut the stems out and remove the seeds and membranes.
mix together 500g mince*, one chopped onion, 3/4 cup of uncooked rice, some herbs and spices. stuff this firmly into the capsicums.
spray the cooker with garlic flavoured cooking spray
place capsicums into the cooker
mix together a bottle of sugo / passata (or 2 tins chopped or pureed tomatoes) with some garlic and a little sugar if desired. pour over the capsicums.
cook on low for 6-7 hours.
in the last hour start to spoon the sauce over the tops (i used a turkey baster). then about 20 minutes before serving top with some grated cheese.

* if you're serving with a side salad or vegies this amount of meat is fine, but if you're having it as a one pot dinner i'd suggest using 250-350g meat and topping up with vegies such as semi dried tomatoes, zucchini, mushrooms, etc

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