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Slow Cooker Gammon In Cider
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Slow Cooker Gammon In Cider

The ultimate slow cooker gammon in cider recipe. A gammon joint is loaded into the slow cooker, cooked in cider with potatoes and vegetables, until perfectly cooked. Then the gammon is sliced and served with potatoes, veggies, and a homemade mustard gravy.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Slow Cooker
Servings: 6
Calories: 856kcal


  • 1 l Cider
  • 1.6 Kg Unsmoked Gammon Joint
  • 5 Small White Potatoes
  • 3 Medium Carrots
  • 1 Medium Leek
  • 1 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tsp Oregano
  • 2 Tsp Parsley
  • ½ Tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 Tsp English Mustard
  • 1 Tsp Margarine/Butter

Kitchen Gadgets:


  • Remove the packaging from the gammon and place the gammon in the centre of the slow cooker.
    Can You Slow Cook Gammon In Cider?
  • Prep your carrots, leeks, and potatoes. Quarter your potatoes (no need to peel) and then peel and chop your carrots and slice and clean your leeks. Season the carrots, leeks, and potatoes with all the seasonings apart from the mustard and then load into the slow cooker around the gammon.
    Can You Slow Cook Gammon In Cider?
  • Pour the cider over the gammon and the potato and veggies until the gammon is almost submerged.
    Can You Slow Cook Gammon In Cider?
  • Add the lid to the slow cooker and then place the slow cooker on high for 4 hours or low for 7 hours.
    Can You Slow Cook Gammon In Cider?
  • When the time is up, remove the gammon with a large fork and allow to rest on a chopping board.
    Can You Slow Cook Gammon In Cider?
  • Whilst the gammon rests, add 1 cup of potato and veg, 2 cups of the gammon liquid and 2 slices from the end of the gammon into a blender. Add the mustard and then blend to make a creamy cider gravy.
    Can You Slow Cook Gammon In Cider?
  • Slice the gammon into medium slices and place on your dining table.
    Can You Slow Cook Gammon In Cider?
  • Drain the potatoes and veggies and load into a microwave safe dish. Then add a little margarine over and then microwave for 90 seconds to melt the margarine over the potato and veggies. Then serve everything together.
    Can You Slow Cook Gammon In Cider?


Cheese. You can also add grated cheese over the veggies for the ultimate side dish. Or swap the margarine for the cheese.
Pulled. If you would like pulled gammon change the cook time to 5.5 hours on high or 9 hours on low.
Thanks for reading our slow cooker gammon in cider recipe on Recipe This. We have many more slow cooker recipes for you to check out next. Though if you would like more hearty recipes, I recommend you try our slow cooker brisket and gravy next.


Calories: 856kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 61g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 165mg | Sodium: 3222mg | Potassium: 1497mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 5385IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 4mg
Nutrition InfoPlease Note: Nutrition values are our best estimate based on the software we use at Recipe This and are meant as a guide. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.
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