Everyone one loves a good Healthy Slow Cooker Meal, so I have rounded up some of the best and easiest crockpot dinner ideas to try for your next family meal!
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Below you will find some awesome slow cooker recipes! I have gathered some of the best crockpot dinner recipes to try out.
Slow cookers have become such a staple in many families kitchen’s and it is easy to see why. They make dinner easy to dump, cook, and when you are ready eat!
So I gathered some of the best generally healthy, easy, and tastiest crockpot recipes on the Internet.
I have sectioned it out into 3 sections for your convenience.
- Main Dishes
- Soups & Stews
So scroll on through and start picking some out for dinner this week!
All your classic healthy entrees to make in your slow cooker all in 1 place.
Throw out your sugary store bought BBQ sauce because this Healthy BBQ Pulled Chicken is going to blow your mind. An easy homemade sauce replaces that sugary store bought bbq sauce, mixed with chicken thighs and an onion it is cooked to perfection in the crockpot for a great BBQ pulled chicken!
Need a dish that is family-friendly and easy? This Artichoke & Lemon Slow Cooker Chicken fits the bill perfectly! You can even make this a freezer meal!
What gives this turkey chili a unique nutty and creamy flavor? Click to find out! This fun chili is made easy with the help of the slow cooker, just dump and go!
There’s no need for takeout when you can make this honey garlic chicken at home right in the slow cooker. With a sticky, sweet, addicting sauce (that’s way healthier than the Chinese takeout joint) and pieces of pineapple throughout, this EASY recipe will become a family favorite.
A simple recipe for delicious Crockpot Pork Carnitas! This Mexican classic comes together in no time using flavorful pork butt, spices, onion, oranges, and beer! With a special trick to get your carnitas tasting better than what you get at a restaurant! Perfect for filling tacos, burritos, quesadillas, and more!
Who doesn’t need a quick meal in their recipe book? This super easy slow cooker pork salsa verde is a winner. It will be perfect for dinner tonight.
This budget friendly slow cooker curry chicken legs makes a delicious family meal.
Skip the stop on the way home from work and make this Crockpot Rotisserie Chicken instead! A flavorful whole chicken made at home in the slow cooker, it can be eaten as is or used in pastas, salads, quesadillas, casseroles, and so much more!
This healthy Slow Cooker Swiss Steak with tomatoes (smothered steak) is the ultimate comfort food and dump and go recipe! It requires no pre-cooking and is economical.
This recipe for chicken with cashew nuts is fast, simple and affordable- and it tastes just as good (if not better!) than your favourite takeaway. Make it on the stovetop, or slow cooker (crockpot).
Not much can beat a bowl of classic chili, except a bowl of easy to make Crockpot Classic Chili. To me this chili is the epitome of what chili should be full of beef, onions, peppers, beans, and tomatoes.
Simply switching the ground lamb for ground turkey makes our super tasty slow cooker keema curry a whole lot healthier, and it's so easy to prepare, ideal for weeknight dinner.
Next time you’re thinking “taco night,” think beyond the typical Mexican-style taco bar and try this incredibly delicious (and healthy!) Mediterranean Chicken Taco recipe! It’s a fun make-it-your-own dinner that’s easy to prep ahead for busy nights!
If you are looking for the best weeknight Chicken Shawarma look no further. This restaurant quality chicken shawarma is so easy to throw into the crockpot in the morning and have dinner ready to eat when you get home! With minimal ingredients and a finishing method to make the chicken really pop this Chicken Shawarma in the Slow Cooker will become a regular on your dinner rotation!
This delicious Moroccan chicken tagine is packed full of goodness from vegetables and chicken breast and is spiced with Moroccan flavours.
Make delicious Dump and Start Crockpot Chicken Fajitas with almost no effort. This perfect family meal is super flavorful, versatile, and budget-friendly.
Isn’t there something so comforting about a big bowl of pasta piled high with delicious meat sauce? Bolognese Sauce aka Meat Sauce is such an ultimate comfort food so my goal was to make it easier by making it Crockpot Bolognese.
Crock-pot teriyaki chicken is better than takeout. This recipe for slow cooker teriyaki chicken can be made ahead or into a freezer meal.
Soups & Stews
Easy and healthy soups that let the crockpot do all the hard work!
Crockpot Beef Pho uses easy and recognizable ingredients to simmer a pot of delicious tasting broth. Then when you are ready to eat you will simply add onions, noodles, beef, and garnishes for a warming and comforting meal.
Crockpot Chicken Vegetable Soup is a hands-free, slow cooked chicken soup that tastes like Grandma made it. Boneless chicken thighs, fresh vegetables, chicken broth, and savory seasonings create all the flavor and comfort of classic homemade chicken soup.
Clam Chowder on a Healthy Recipe list? YUP, this one is made light! Warm up with a bowl of healthy New England style Slow Cooker Clam Chowder! Easy to make make in the morning, this crockpot clam chowder is packed with flavor but is made light so you can enjoy it without all the guilt plus packed with veggies, you will be making this chowder regularly!
Tender chunks of pork shoulder in a savoury tomato sauce, spiced with smoked paprika and chilli powder, this warming stew is what you’d choose to eat around a campfire!
There is nothing more comforting than Chicken Noodle Soup. If it has been a rough week it is a meal I always make for dinner, Easy to dump in the veggies and broth and whenyou are ready to eat the noodles only take a few minutes!
Our favorite crockpot chicken vegetable and quinoa soup is healthy and hearty and requires so little work it’s almost embarrassing; a.k.a., it’s the perfect weeknight meal. This soup is packed with flavor, and the whole family is obsessed.
This Hearty Hungarian Beef Stew is a comforting slow cooker recipe full of paprika, thyme, rosemary, and tomato flavors. It cooks until the meat is juicy and falls apart and the veggies absorb all the stew flavors.
You can make this nourishing staple any day of the week. Gather the ingredients and dump them in a Crockpot. Broth is a warming comfort to sip on hot or use as a base in homemade soups. Plus, if freezes well and is great for meal prep!
Meatless & Vegetarian
Go meatless more often with these awesome recipes made so simple in the slow cooker!
The heartiest meatless meal I know… Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili Recipe. This chili is jammed packed with three different kinds of beans, a bunch of vegetables, a ton of flavor. The perfect comfort food that couldn’t be easier to make in the crockpot. This is a vegetarian chili that could stand its own against any chili with meat!
Slow cooker navy bean soup is a hearty, vegetarian crockpot soup made with dried navy beans, carrots, celery and fennel.
This vibrant Vegan Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup with Winter Squash comes together with pantry staples, seasonal produce and minimal effort! Hearty winter squash, brown rice, protein packed black beans, bright cherry tomatoes, sweet orange peppers, yellow onion, garlic and a mosaic of spices infuse a tomato and vegetable stock base with feisty mexican flavour — topped off with creamy avocado, crispy corn tortillas, cilantro and a drizzle of Tahini Lime Crema.
Slow Cooker Black Bean Tortilla Soup is a hearty and delicious vegetarian soup made in the crockpot using canned goods and fresh ingredients.
Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Soup is an easy recipe that is simple to prepare and completely vegan. The coconut milk ads a lovely, creamy touch!
These better than a restaurant refried beans are a healthy meatless meal made easy in the slow cooker with only a few ingredients and no 're-frying' required.
Vegetarian feijoada is the meatless version of Brazil’s national dish, Feijoada. Vegetarian feijoada, which is also vegan and gluten-free, is a black bean and vegetable stew loaded with plant-based protein and fiber. Learn how to make this vegetarian feijoada recipe in the Crockpot.
Applesauce is one of those things that is so much better homemade! Now with the help of your slow cooker it has become even easier! Get delicious Homemade Applesauce in just a few hours with just apples, cinnamon, and water!
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Peace & Love
Lauren, The Schmidty Wife