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Simply Spectacular Slow-Cooker Lemon Recipes

Squeeze these bright recipes in the schedule this week.

A squeeze of lemon juice or sprinkle of lemon zest can add immediate freshness to any meal, and bright lemon is an ideal flavor to welcome spring and summer. Even though you might think of your slow cooker as a fall and winter staple, don’t underestimate its potential for fresh summer slow-cooker recipes. Citrus flavors brighten up these slow-cooker dinner recipes, and there are even a few slow-cooker dessert recipes made with lemon. From slow-cooker chicken recipes with lemon to short ribs and collard greens, lemon adds a pop of acidity to achieve a beautiful balance of flavor. It might not be your first instinct, but these recipes will convince you to get out your slow cooker the next time life gives you lemons.

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