Top 20 Slow Cooker Recipes

Slow cookers are one of the handiest tools to have in a whole foods kitchen. They allow you eat delicious home cooked meals without having to actually cook – the appliance does all the work for you! Simply toss in your ingredients at the beginning of the day and when you arrive home later, all you need to do is grab plates, cutlery and a ladle.

Though you can create a variety of dishes in slow cookers – from cakes to condiments – we love using ours for comforting winter soups and stews. Put your slow cooker to work by making one of these amazing 20 slow cooker recipes!

Healthy Slow Cooking

Vegan Slow Cooker Tempeh

Slow Cooker Vegan Sweet and Sour Tempeh

No collection of slow cooker recipes would be complete without a selection from the queen of slow cooking, Kathy Hester. She has literally written the book – several in fact – on vegan slow cooking, and this simple recipe is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.


Yuriel Kaim

Vegan French Onion Soup

French Onion Slow Cooker Stew

This slow cooker French onion soup has only three ingredients. Life just got waaaay easier.


Bowl of Delicious

Asparagus, Spinach and Potato Soup - Vegan

Slow Cooker Asparagus, Spinach and Potato Soup

This slow cooker vegetarian soup is brightened up with fresh dill and lemon. We’re in.


The Big Man’s World

Vegan Vegetable Korma

Easy Slow Cooker Vegetable Korma

A veggie-packed dish that is also vegan, gluten-free and Paleo. Save us a bowlful, or two.


Peas and Crayons

Dairy-Free Slow Cooker Soup

Slow Cooker Carrot Butternut Soup

A few basic ingredients comprise this simple soup that you can jazz up with a variety of spices and toppings.


Eating Bird Food

Gluten-Free Quinoa Vegetable Soup

Slow Cooker Quinoa Vegetable Soup

A plant-based, gluten-free, protein-rich stew that is full of flavour and will fill you up.


Ambitious Kitchen

Paleo Chicken Chile Verde

Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Chile Verde

A comforting, Paleo-friendly slow cooker chili that is full of good-for-you green stuff.


Veggie Chick

Vegan Slow Cooker Thai Yellow Curry

Slow Cooker Thai Yellow Curry

A beautiful and golden Thai yellow curry made without curry paste and dotted with golden raisins.


Coconut Contentment

Paleo Slow Cooker Chicken Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Soup

There is nothing better than chicken soup on a cold, wintry day – and this delicious one also happens to be jam-packed with vegetables.


The Full Helping

Vegan Slow Cooker Oatmeal

Vegan Slow Cooker Apple Pie Steel Cut Oats

Pop this vegan recipe into your slow cooker overnight and wake up to a delicious breakfast that reminds you of dessert.


Honestly Nourished

Vegan Minestrone Soup

Slow Cooker Vegan Minestrone Soup

A hearty soup flavoured with Italian herbs and vegetables. To make this gluten-free, use zucchini noodles or gluten-free pasta.


That Clean Life * Culinary Nutrition Expert *

Crockpot Burrito Soup

Crockpot Burrito Soup

The best part of burritos is the filling, right? This slow cooker burrito soup combines the best of Mexican burrito ingredients – black beans, corn, tomatoes, jalapenos – with toppings such as salsa, avocado, green onions and limes.


Baked by Rachel

Paleo Coconut Lime Chicken Soup

Slow Cooker Coconut Lime Chicken Soup

A gorgeous, elegant and simple Paleo soup that uses the powerful flavour combo of coconut and lime.


Nutritious Eats

Dairy-Free Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes

Slow Cooker Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Give the oven a rest and use the slow cooker to make these sweet, mashed goodies.


Ciao Veggie

Vegan Tomato Sauce - Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker Vegan Tomato Cream Sauce

Cashews take the place of dairy in this rich and creamy dairy-free tomato sauce. We could knock this back in a shot glass for sure!


Bourbon and Honey

Paleo Slow Cooker Chili

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chili

This Paleo, grain-free slow cooker chili contains the perfect mix of sweet and spicy elements.


Sondi Bruner Consulting * ACN Head Program Coach *

Vegan Split Pea Soup

3-Ingredient Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

A vegan split pea soup with only 3 ingredients: can it be true? Yes! And it’s delicious.


Kitchen Treaty

Vegan Chana Masala

Slow Cooker Chana Masala

A healthy and easy meal you can likely pull together using ingredients in your pantry.


Chocolate Covered Katie

Slow Cooker Vegan Baked Beans

Slow Cooker Baked Beans

Baked beans made from scratch are the ultimate comfort food. This version is vegan, gluten-free and has a sugar-free option.


Food Faith Fitness

Slow Cooker Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Slow Cooker Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

Let’s finish off with a sweet treat, shall we? It’s faster to bake cookies in the oven, for sure, but we can’t resist these gluten-free and Paleo crockpot cookies.

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One responses to “Top 20 Slow Cooker Recipes

  1. Goodness! What a terrific line up! I want to try each and every one of these starting with the French Onion soup. I absolutely adore my slow cooker. There’s something so satisfying about just tossing things in and walking away. Bonus, it also makes the house smell great!

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