Classic Southern style recipes are full of flavor and delicious seasoning. However, many of these dishes are fried or made with high-calorie and high-fat ingredients. With some simple swaps of fresh vegetables and whole grains, these recipes can be healthy and just as delicious as the traditional versions. These 15 Southern-inspired slow cooker recipes will allow you to enjoy your favorite recipes in a healthy and tasty way. Packed with nutrients, fiber, and protein, these recipes are sure to become absolute favorites.
1. Barbecued Beans and Chicken Joes
This sandwich is simple to make and packed with fiber.
2. Slow Cooker Pork and Beans
Serve this dish with a side of your favorite veggies and a whole-grain dinner roll, and you’ve got yourself a complete and satisfying dinner.
3. Slow Cooker Spicy Barbecued Chicken
The perfect way to satisfy your craving for a dish that might not otherwise be all that healthy.
4. Slow Cooker Texas Chili
Support your health with every spoonful of this delicious and well-seasoned chili.
5. Slow Cooker Texas Style Beef Brisket
After marinating overnight in savory juices, this mouth-watering brisket offers flavor as big as the state of Texas.
6. Slow Cooker Southern Style Green Beans
Replacing fatty ham hock with garden fresh herbs turns this traditionally high-calorie dish into a nourishing plate that everyone will enjoy.
7. Slow Cooker Black Bean and Veggie Soup
This yummy soup is packed with flavor and the rich tastes of the Southwest.
8. Slow Cooker Beans and Rice
If you’re looking for a tasty slow cooker recipe that will make a long-lasting impression, this is definitely one of them.
9. Slow Cooker Barbecue Beans
Barbecue beans are a perfect side dish, and the slow cooker makes them incredibly delicious.
10. Slow Cooker Southwestern Stuffed Peppers
This stuffed pepper recipe is loaded with healthy ingredients like corn, black beans, ground turkey and brown rice.
11. Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork
This barbecue recipe is ideal for those who love the taste of Southern barbecue but want to avoid the extra calories and fat in many of the recipes.
12. Skinny Quinoa with Black Beans
A delicious recipe that is sure to be a family favorite.
13. Tex-Mex Style Macaroni and Cheese
This unique spin on mac and cheese is made with 100% clean ingredients, has no added sugar, and doesn’t sacrifice taste.
14. Southwestern Black Bean Casserole
This healthy casserole lets you eat Tex-Mex food without the bad-for-you ingredients.
15. Southwestern Style Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Full of flavor, this is unlike any other sweet potato dish you’ve ever had.
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