28 Easy Crockpot Recipes For Vegetarians

If you’re looking for easy, meatless meals, then you’ve come to the right place!

Cooking meals has never been easier than with a trusty Crockpot. It’s the secret weapon to whipping up fuss-free, fancy dishes.

Although did you know they are just as perfect for cooking vegetarian dishes? Yes! You no longer have to worry about what to make for your veggie-loving friends when they come over.

28 Easy Crockpot Recipes For Vegetarians

From lentil tacos to vegetarian lasagna to spaghetti squash, we have compiled a list of all the best vegetarian crockpot recipes (see also ‘29 Easy Crockpot Recipes With Beef‘) that even your vegetarian friends/ families are sure to enjoy. 

The best thing is that not only are these dishes 100% vegetarian but they are also extremely delicious and healthy – it’s a win-win!

So, dust off your Crockpot (see also ‘33 Of The Best Dump Dinners For The Crockpot‘), and let’s get straight into some delicious vegetarian meals. 

1. Crockpot Lentil Soup

When served on their own, lentils don’t make for the most exciting dishes. 

However, when combined with root vegetables, parmesan, tomatoes, smoked paprika, and parsley, the dish transforms into something special. 

The best thing about this recipe? You don’t even have to pre-cook the lentils! Just rinse, place into the Crockpot with the other ingredients, and wait until it’s ready.

2. Vegetarian Crockpot Lasagna

Not only is this recipe easy to make but it is also incredibly delicious. It contains all the key ingredients that you love about a home-cooked lasagna, but this recipe makes it 10X easier! 

From the herby tomato sauce, creamy ricotta, fresh mozzarella, and loaded veggies, all these components come together to create a scrumptious dish. 

While the preparation may take a little work; this will certainly pay off when you have a steaming crockpot of lasagna waiting for you. 

3. Crockpot Mac And Cheese

Mac and Cheese is the ultimate comfort meal, and this recipe couldn’t make it anymore easier to prepare. 

Simply place evaporated milk, butter, milk, cheese, and elbow macaroni, then with a few seasonings into your Crockpot and you’re practically done!

Just let your Crockpot do its magic and you’ll be delivered with cheesy, satisfying, and creamy mac ‘n cheese. 

The best part: you don’t even have to pre-cook your pasta! Just dump it into the Crockpot and then in 1.5/2 hours, you’ll be rewarded with a heavenly bowl of delight.

4. Quinoa Black Bean Crockpot Stuffed Peppers

Perfect for those Monday dinners where you don’t have a clue what to cook. Why not try quinoa black bean crockpot stuffed peppers. 

While you can cook this recipe in the oven, why bother when all you have to do is put your peppers in the Crockpot, press a button, then get on with the rest of your day.

In a Crockpot, these peppers cook slowly allowing the peppers to fully release their stunning flavors and goodness. 

Filled with a black bean and a spicy quinoa mix, topped with a sprinkle of pepper jack cheese.

5. Crockpot Vegetarian Chili 

Not only is this chili vegetarian, but it is also vegan and gluten – perfect for a range of dietary requirements!

You simply can’t go wrong with chili. Whatever the occasion: birthday party, graduation, or a dinner party, you know that everyone is going to love it. 

This recipe will help you get your fix of veggies – tasting delicious while doing so. With every mouthful, you’ll experience a burst of flavors and textures.

6. Sweet Potato Stew

Not only are sweet potatoes hearty and delicious but they are also a great source of fiber, vitamin C, and antioxidants. 

Once cooked, you’re left with an incredibly sweet, creamy texture, that tastes like it’s been simmering on the stove all day but, in fact, only requires 30 minutes of cooking. 

It features a delicious vegetarian-friendly broth packed with carrots, spinach, carrots, and chunky potatoes.

7. Slow Cooker Veggie Omelet

If you weren’t already impressed by Crockpot’s cooking ability, you will be now! 

Start your day the right way with a simple and healthy slow cooker veggie omelet. 

Perfect for those early morning starts. Simply place all the ingredients into the Crockpot, then go away and get ready for the day, and by the time you’re done, your breakfast will also be ready to eat! 

You’ll be rewarded with an airy, fluffy omelet.

8. Crockpot Baked Potatoes

These baked potatoes are truly a cook-it-and-forget-it type of recipe, allowing you precious extra space in your oven to cook other meals!

As we all know, potatoes can take a long time to cook in the oven. However, you can make your life 100X times easier by following this recipe. 

Simply place your potatoes into the Crockpot in the early morning, let it bake all day and by dinner time you’ll have steamy hot baked potatoes waiting readily for you to eat.

9. Crockpot Potato Soup

There are a few meals that just hit the spot with every mouthful, potato soup is one of them. A thick steaming bowl of potato soup is perfect for those cold winter nights to help warm you up. 

Start cooking your soup at lunchtime and by the time dinner comes around you’ll be left with a delicious, hearty meal.

There is no better feeling than coming home from work and knowing dinner is ready and waiting for you. Once served, garnish with some cheddar cheese, chives, or green onions!

10. Slow Cooker Chickpea Tagine

This is a traditional Moroccan recipe originally made in a clay pot that enhances the flavor to provide a richer, deeper taste. 

However, there’s no need for a clay pot here and you’ll still receive this incredible mix of both aromatic herbs and spices. 

The touch of sweetness from the simmered dried apricots and drizzle of maple syrup brings out a surprisingly sweet touch with every mouthful.

11. Crockpot Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash gets its name from the insides of the squash resembling spaghetti when cooked. 

Many people like this spaghetti squash alternative due to its grain-free, low-carb, and gluten-free benefits, unlike cooked pasta. 

For the recipe, all you need to do is place a whole squash into the pot, with a little bit of water, and let your crockpot do its magic. 

If you have never tried spaghetti squash, you need to try this recipe!

12. Crockpot Butternut Squash Soup

This butternut squash is comforting and cozy, everything you expect from a warm bowl of soup! It’s like walking in from a cold winter’s evening and wrapping yourself up into a warm blanket, except on the inside. 

Combined with hearty fall flavors and rich aromas, this is sure to be a crowd favorite recipe – vegetarian or not!

13. Slow Cooker Creamy Chili Dip

Sometimes, you’ll spend hours cooking to create elaborate meals, other days dip will suffice. 

When it is a dip kind of day, you should try a creamy chili dip recipe. It contains everything you need in a meal: pinto beans, salsa, onion, and dairy-free cream cheese (see also ‘23 Easy To Make Cream Cheese Dip Recipes‘) for the ultimate dip. 

Once prepared, serve with nacho chips or a simple salad to turn this dip into an easy midweek meal.

14. Vegetarian Tortilla Lasagna 

If you’re looking for a tasty yet fun recipe, then you’ve come to the right place!

Not only does this dish look impressive but it tastes equally delicious – even meat-eaters will appreciate it.

Top with extra cheese and black olive for the ultimate tortilla layered lasagna.

15. Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes 

Slow-cooked mashed potatoes are buttery and creamy, and make the perfect side dish for any holiday occasion (see also ‘33 Delicious Easter Food Ideas For The Dinner Table‘). 

Why not save space on your stove by cooking your mashed potatoes in a slow cooker! 

All you need to do is place a few potatoes into your Crockpot with a combination of water, vegan butter, and milk then let your Crockpot do its magic. 

Once ready, you can lift the lid and say hello to the most perfect, creamy, fluffy, and buttery potatoes you have ever tried.

16. Hearty Slow Cooker Minestrone

Incredibly rich and flavorful, this Minestrone is every bit as hearty as it is mouthwatering. Perfect for those days when you can’t be bothered to cook and just want to whip up a delicious yet easy meal in minutes. 

Packed with fiber and protein-rich beans, filling pasta, and nutritious vegetables – it contains every component of a complete meal in just one bowl!

17. Easy Slow Cooker White Bean Soup

Beans make the perfect food. If you find beans boring, you simply haven’t been cooking them properly! 

In this recipe, you’ll find a tasty, nourishing, and inexpensive white bean soup. Beans are essentially the ultimate pantry food and make a statement in the hearty stew.

18. Winter Vegetable Soup With Split Red Lentils

If you’re looking for a way to use up your winter vegetables, then look no further! This recipe is jam-packed with hearty, healthy vegetables that are sure to satisfy your winter blues. 

For a rich aroma, red split lentils are summed with olive oil, parmesan, fresh parsley, and vegetables.

19. Vegetarian Lentil Tacos

A perfect recipe for those meatless Mondays, you won’t even realize you’re missing meat with these spicy lentils. 

Perfect for those looking to get into vegetarianism or want to eat more plant-based dishes – it’s the perfect getaway recipe. 

Flavored with an aroma of spices including chili, cumin, and paprika, then topped with melted cheese for the ultimate healthy tacos.

20. Spinach Tortellini Soup

This is a great recipe for those dump-and-wait dishes – ideal for those busy nights. 

We love hearty, filling soups; especially on cold, winter days, and this spinach tortellini soup does it justice. 

All you need to do is place all the ingredients into your Crockpot and you’re set! Packed with tomatoes, spinach, and cheesy tortellini.

21. Vegetarian Slow Cooker Enchilada Casserole 

While you may consider a Crockpot to be a fall/ winter appliance, it can, in fact, be used during the hot summer months to create delicious dishes, as well! 

Not only is this Crockpot recipe great for avoiding the hot oven but it is jam-packed with veggie goodness!

A rainbow of vegetables includes corn, peppers, and zucchini, layered with tortillas, enchilada sauce, and cheese for the ultimate easy casserole meal!

22. Crockpot Mushroom Stroganoff

This Crockpot mushroom stroganoff is creamy, rich, and goes perfect with any type of carb you desire. Whether this is bulgur, pasta, or quinoa – it will taste delicious.

While there are seven simple ingredients, they combine to create a flavorful, mouthwatering meal.

23. Caramel Apple Dump Cake

Did you know that Crockpots can also make desserts? Well, you’re in for a treat with this recipe. 

This caramel apple dump cake is not only the easiest recipe to make but it also tastes delicious. With just 5 ingredients and 5 minutes of your time, you’ll have an oozy, gooey, fall treat.

24. Slow Cooker Risotto

While risotto tastes delicious, it can sometimes be a pain to make. Not to worry, as this no-fuss, slow cooker recipe does all the hard work for you. 

If your slow cooker has a saute option, you can saute your vegetables in your Crockpot. However, if it doesn’t, you need to do it in a pan and then add it to your Crockpot. 

Add in the vegetable stock and in a couple of hours you’ll have a delicious risotto waiting for you.

25. Vegetarian Black Bean Pumpkin Chili 

While you may believe that chili and pumpkin are a strange combination, think again! It makes this already cozy dish, even more cozy! In this recipe, you’ll experience a taste bud explosion. 

Chili spices, pumpkin spices, black beans, and pumpkin all come together to make a delicious fall meal. 

Once prepared, top with sliced avocado, sour cream, grated cheese, and hot sauce – if you’re feeling brave – to a fiery flair.

26. Veggie Fajitas

If you have 10-minutes spare in the morning, throw all the ingredients into your Crockpot and your fajitas will be ready for construction by dinnertime. 

Onions, chilies, and peppers are all cooked with oregano, cumin, and garlic to create a delicious, flavorful meal. Once ready, roll them up into tortillas.

27. Cheese-Stuffed Sweet Onions 

If you’re a fan of onions you’re going to love this next recipe! These onions are slow-cooked in vegetable broth and stuffed with a delicious blend of a variety of cheeses. 

Top with extra cheese and species for an explosion of flavor with every mouthful. They make the perfect side dish to accompany a range of different meals.

28. Black Bean Soup

This recipe is not only simple and easy to make but it also tastes incredibly delicious!

It contains everything you need including protein and anti-inflammatory spices and is high in protein.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Should Vegetables Be Submerged In Crockpot?

Due to Crockpot’s tightly sealed lid, any liquid isn’t able to evaporate. Therefore, if you’re adopting a regular recipe for your Crockpot, it’s best to reduce the liquid by approximately a third. The liquid should just cover your vegetables. 

Final Thoughts

Crockpot’s make for the ultimate easy meals, and these vegetarian Crockpot recipes will have your mouth watering. Hopefully, this guide has inspired you for your next vegetarian Crockpot meal.

28 Easy Crockpot Recipes For Vegetarians

28 Easy Crockpot Recipes For Vegetarians

Recipe by Jenna

Here are 28 easy and delicious vegetarian recipes that can be made in the Crockpot.

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