Slow Cooker Winter Vegetable Medley

While many vegetables don’t hold up well in the slow cooker, hearty winter veggies like squash, carrots, and sweet potatoes are perfect for simmering all day, like they do in this easy winter vegetable medley. Full of fiber, this slow cooker vegetable dish gets amazing flavor from fresh herbs. It’s the perfect side to a hearty winter roast beef, or served with a roasted chicken or turkey.

Slow Cooker Winter Vegetable Medley

Slow Cooker Winter Vegetable Medley

Yields: 4 servings | Serving Size: 1/2 cup|Calories: 128| Total Fat:  1 g | Saturated Fat: 0 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 65 mg | Sodium: 641 mg | Carbohydrates: 28 g | Dietary Fiber: 3 g | Sugars: 17 g | Protein: 4 g | SmartPoints: 6

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups baby carrots
  • 2-1/2 cups peeled and chopped butternut or acorn squash
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 2-1/2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • Chopped chives or parsley (optional), for garnish

Directions

Put all of the ingredients in a slow cooker pot. Cover and cook over low heat for 4-6 hours, until vegetables are very tender. Top with chopped parsley or chives, if using. Serve with your favorite protein.

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4 Comments on "Slow Cooker Winter Vegetable Medley"

  1. Krista  April 12, 2016

    The description says it gets its flavor from dried fruit & herbs, but I don’t see any fruit in ingredients.

    Reply
    • Gale Compton  April 13, 2016

      Krista, That was a misprint. I removed the “dried fruit” text. Thanks for your comment. 🙂

      Reply
  2. vicki  June 3, 2017

    are there supposed to be sweet potatoes, too?

    Reply
    • Emilia Horn  June 3, 2017

      You can add them if you’d like!

      Reply

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