10 Meatless Crockpot Recipes

Meatless and mouthwatering!

“Vegetarian” isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of slow cookers. Praised for its ability to cook meat to tender, fall-off-the-bone perfection, the slow cooker doesn’t always make it into vegetarian-friendly dialogue. Crockpot dishes usually come in the form of soups, chilis, casseroles, and stews- all meals which oftentimes have meat on their ingredient list.

Contrary to popular belief, it’s easy to make scrumptious, nutritious, vegetarian-friendly recipes with your slow cooker! With the abundance of meatless recipes out there, you can whip up huge, budget-friendly meals that save you time, while catering to your lifestyle choices. Packed with vitamins and nutrients, these meals fill you up and curb hunger, proving to be just as satisfying as their meaty counterparts.

So what are you waiting for? Don’t let your vegetarian status keep you from reaping the benefits of slow cooking! From main dishes to brunch recipes and desserts, we’ve got you covered with these 10 tasty meatless crockpot recipes.

1. Overnight Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pie Steel Cut Oats

Overnight Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pie Steel Cut Oats- No Sugar Added
With the flavor and aroma of a decadent slice of pumpkin pie, this recipe will fool your taste buds into thinking you’re indulging in dessert, not breakfast! Thick, creamy, and rich in complex carbs, this easy oatmeal recipe will fill you up and make you love mornings!

2. Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese
Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

A healthier version of the classic comfort food, this dish doesn’t skimp on that ooey gooey cheesy goodness you love about macaroni and cheese. Despite its meatless profile, the recipe packs a protein punch, so it’ll truly fill you up and make your taste buds smile.

3. Slow Cooker Banana Pecan French Toast

Slow Cooker Banana Pecan French Toast
If your breakfast is typically blah and boring, branch out and let your slow cooker work some morning magic! In this recipe, a slice of melt-in-your-mouth French toast is topped with a creamy custard sauce and banana slices and slow cooked to scrumptiously sweet perfection. Dish it up at your next holiday brunch!

4. Slow Cooker Vegetarian Enchiladas

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Enchiladas
Bursting with authentic Mexican flavor, these savory enchiladas will spice up your day–and the days to come, if you same some for leftovers! Thanks to the recipe’s meatless, ultra-healthy nutritional profile, you can feel good about each and every guilt-free bite!

5. Crockpot Loaded Creamy Corn Chowder

Crockpot Loaded Creamy Corn Chowder
“Skinny” might not be the first thing to come to mind when you think corn chowder, but we promise you’ll fall in love with our lightened up version of the beloved dish! This super easy recipe tastes rich and creamy while calling for healthier substitutes to the heavy ingredients in traditional chowders.

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Ellie Krasner

Ellie is a full-time violinist living in Las Vegas, and a writer with an insatiable appetite for clean eating and fitness! She is a graduate of Binghamton University with degrees in English literature and violin, and loves investigating the world of healthy living.

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