15 Healthy Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes


Butternut Squash, Chickpea & Lentil Moroccan Stew

A mix of cinnamon, cumin, turmeric, and cayenne give this stew a unique flavor. And with protein-packed main ingredients like chickpeas and lentils, this vegetarian meal won’t leave you hangry.

Per serving: 431 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated), 78 g carbs, 11 g sugar, 28 g fiber, 27.4 g protein


Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup

Mushrooms are the meat of the veggie kingdom, and they sure don’t disappoint in this creamy, filling soup. It packs a solid amount of protein, too!

Per serving: 345 calories, 3 g fat (1.5 g saturated), 61.5 g carbs, 9.5 g sugar, 483 mg sodium, 7 g fiber, 17 g protein



Serve this classic vegetable stew over a bed of rice or quinoa. Add an egg on top for an extra protein boost!

Per serving: 127 calories, 5 g fat (0 g saturated), 23 g carbs, 9 g sugar, 368 mg sodium, 10 g fiber, 5 g protein


Coconut Curried Eggplant

Looking for a decadent vegetable dish? This stewed eggplant is made with coconut and tomato paste, so it’s got a rich flavor and an unbeatable texture.

Per serving: 321 calories, 24 g fat (10 g saturated), 27 g carbs, 16 g sugar, 127 mg sodium, 5 g fiber, 6 g protein


Vegan Tofu Tikka Masala

Looking for a tasty vegan dish that’s cheaper, healthier, and tastier than takeout? Add this vegetable-packed tofu curry to your weekly meal prep, and eat leftovers all week long.

Per serving: 303 calories, 11.5 g fat (5.5 g saturated), 36 g carbs, 13 g sugar, 237 mg sodium, 8.5 g fiber, 15 g protein


Taco Lentil Soup

When it comes to tortilla soup, vegetarians usually get shorted. This lentil soup changes that, and packs all of your favorite taco flavors, plus the option for a crunchy tortilla garnish.

Per serving: 458 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated), 88 g carbs, 11 g sugar. 536 mg sodium, 20 g fiber, 37.5 g protein


Lentil Sloppy Joes Over Spaghetti Squash

A cafeteria favorite gets a healthy makeover in this simple recipe that’s got a whole lot more fiber than the original, and just as much flavor.

Per serving: 358 calories, 3 g fat, 69.5 g carbs, 12 g sugar, 312 mg sodium, 14 g fiber, 16 g protein


Red Lentil Curry With Sweet Potatoes

This cozy vegetarian dish will leave you totally satisfied. It’s super easy to store leftovers in the freezer, so that you have a heat-and-eat meal ready when you need it.

Per serving: 354 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated), 66 g carbs, 17 g sugar, 229 mg sodium, 11 g fiber, 17 g protein


Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Quinoa Breakfast

Craving some pumpkin? This slow cooker recipe adds tasty pumpkin to your slow cooker oatmeal. Prep it the night before and wake up to a hearty and delicious breakfast!

Per serving: 315 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated), 45 g carbs, 12 g sugar, 200 mg sodium, 12 g fiber, 8.5 g protein


Rosemary Carrot Parsnip Mash

A nutrient-rich alternative to mashed potatoes, this sweet-and-savory combination of root veggies and herbs makes a great side dish on Thanksgiving or any other day. Eat the leftovers with an egg on top and call it a meal.

Per serving: 245 calories, 14 g fat (7 g saturated), 29 g carbs, 9 g sugar, 213 mg sodium, 7 g fiber, 3 g protein


Veggie Burrito Bowls

Chipotle’s great and all, but make this at home and you can add as much guac as you want, free of charge.

Per serving: 389 calories, 3 g fat (0.5 g saturated), 80.5 g carbs, 5.5 g sugar, 216 mg sodium, 8.5 g fiber, 12 g protein


Jalapeno and White Bean Soup

Want something a little spicy? This vegetarian soup has a satisfying kick. Plus, it gets tons of fiber and some plant-based protein from white beans. To cut back on sodium, use a low-sodium salsa, or just substitute chopped tomatoes, vinegar, and cilantro.

Per serving: 330 calories, 10.5 g fat (4.5 g saturated), 48 g carbs, 6 g sugar, 710 mg sodium, 10.5 g fiber, 18.5 g protein


Spinach and Mozzarella Frittata

Eat this simple frittata for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

Per serving: 139 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated), 4 g carbs, 2 g sugar, 169 mg sodium, 1 g fiber, 12 g protein


Thai Butternut Squash Lentil Soup

This tasty soup is the perfect combo of sweet and savory. It’s packed with nutritious ingredients and filling fiber, for a complete and satisfying meal.

Per serving: 377 calories, 14.2 g fat, 55.4 g carbs, 12.8 g sugar, 15.7 g fiber, 10.5 g protein


Paleo Pumpkin Spice Trail Mix

Fall food is great, and so are fall hikes. The next time you hit a trail, pack a bag of this easy grain-free trail mix. It gets a ton of flavor from pumpkin spice, a little bit of sweetness from coconut sugar and dried cranberries, and plenty of healthy fats from a variety of nuts.

Per serving: 129 calories, 9.1 g fat (3 g saturated), 12.5 g carbs, 9.5 g sugar, 2.5 mg sodium, 1.3 g fiber, 2.2 g protein


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