It doesn't get easier than slow-cooker cooking. All you have to do is throw together some ingredients and walk away. From awesome Thai-inspired chicken stew to incredible gumbo, here are seven extra-simple slow-cooker stews.
1. Vegetable Farro Stew with Figs and Pine Nuts
Star chef Grant Achatz's minimalist slow-cooker stew is sweetened with dried figs and raisins.
2. Slow Cooker Thai-Inspired Chicken Stew
Creamy coconut milk, fresh ginger and fish sauce give this chicken stew its terrific Thai flavor.