16 Vegan Slow Cooker Recipes

By Alexandra Caspero on September 3, 2021
Looking for healthy vegan slow cooker recipes? Save this list.

Time to pull out your Slow Cooker! If you are looking for healthy slow cooker vegan recipes, then you’ll want to save this list. 18 of the best vegan slow cooker recipes, perfect for back-to-school, weeknight meals and cold weather cooking.

Using a slow cooker to prepare lunch or dinner in the background is a great way to save time in the kitchen. Chili, curry, soups, and stews are some of the best vegan slow cooker recipes to make as they can cook for a long time– and taste even better doing so. These below vegan slow cooker recipes are my favorites.

Slow Cooker Vegan Saag Paneer

If you like saag paneer or palak paneer, you will love this vegan version using tofu instead of paneer. Made effortless in the slow cooker for healthy weeknight dinners.

Make the Recipe: Slow Cooker Vegan Saag Paneer

Vegan Slow Cooker Chana Masala

Slow Cooker Vegan Chana Masala

Chickpeas cooked in a fragrant, spiced tomato sauce. Make in the morning for dinner at night! Vegan and Gluten-Free. 

Make the Recipe: Vegan Slow Cooker Chana Masala

Slow Cooker Vegetable Chowder

Slow Cooker Vegetable Chowder! Save This Vegan And Gluten-Free Meal When You Want An Easy Dinner Option. Start In The Morning And It'S Ready By The Time You Get Home From Work. Potatoes And Vegetables In A Creamy Sauce. | Www.delishknowledge.com

Save this vegan and gluten-free meal when you want an easy dinner option. Start in the morning and it’s ready by the time you get home from work. Potatoes and vegetables in a creamy sauce.

Make the Recipe: Slow Cooker Vegetable Chowder

Slow Cooker Butter Chickpeas

Slow Cooker Butter Chickpeas In A Bowl With Naan

A healthier take on the favorite Indian dish Butter Chicken but made with chickpeas. 

Make the Recipe: Slow Cooker Butter Chickpeas

Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

Bowl Of Beans With Rice

This vegan and gluten-free meal is so satisfying- perfect for chilly days!

Make the Recipe: Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

Easy Slow Cooker Vegan Tikka Masala

Slow Cooker Vegan Chickpea Tikka Masala
Slow Cooker Vegan Tikka Masala!

This slow cooker meal is SO good and perfect for healthy weeknight dinners. If you love Indian food, then you’ll love this simple chickpea tikka masala. 

Make the Recipe: Easy Slow Cooker Vegan Tikka Masala

Slow Cooker Taco Soup

Vegan Taco Soup

This vegan taco soup recipe is cozy comfort food. If you like tacos then you’ll love this taco-inspired soup! Made with two types of beans, chili peppers and corn.

Make the Recipe: Slow Cooker Taco Soup

Slow Cooker Chickpea Tangine

Slow Cooker Chickpea Tangine! You'Ve Gotta Try This Amazing Vegan Crock-Pot Meal. Packed With Flavor, Protein And Fiber. Vegan + Gluten-Free. | Www.delishknowledge.com

You’ve gotta try this amazing vegan crock-pot meal. Packed with flavor, protein, and fiber.

Make the Recipe: Slow Cooker Chickpea Tangine

Slow Cooker Black Bean, Quinoa and Sweet Potato Stew

Black Bean Quinoa Sweet Potato Stew Freezer
Photo Credit: Sweet Peas and Saffron.

Hearty, healthy, and filled with delicious southwestern flavor, this slow cooker black bean, quinoa and sweet potato stew is so easy to prep! Works great as a weeknight dinner, and can be meal prepped in multiple ways.

Make the Recipe: Slow Cooker Black Bean, Quinoa and Sweet Potato Stew

Vegan Lentil Chili – Instant Pot + Slow Cooker

Healthy Vegan Red Lentil Chili
Photo Credit: Peas and Crayons.

This deliciously easy vegan lentil chili is sure to impress! With stove-top, Instant Pot, and slow cooker versions all in this post, you can whip it up any way you choose with minimal effort.

Make the Recipe: Vegan Lentil Chili – Instant Pot + Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker Chickpea Curry

Chickpea Curry
Photo Credit: Hey Nutrition Lady.

This easy Slow Cooker Chickpea Curry is completely vegan, packed with vegetables, and can be made in the Instant Pot too.

Make the Recipe: Slow Cooker Chickpea Curry

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Lentil Stew

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Lentil Stew
Photo Credit: Fool Proof Living.

This Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Lentil Stew is a veggie-packed, nutritious, and easy-to-make recipe that will not only help you feed your family in a super healthy way, but also clean out your fridge.

Make the Recipe: Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Lentil Stew

Slow Cooker Wild Rice Vegetable Soup

Slow Cooker Wild Rice Soup
Photo Credit: Kristine’s Kitchen.

A healthy wild rice soup recipe made with butternut squash, kale and white beans. This Slow Cooker Wild Rice Soup is a vegetarian and vegan crockpot soup recipe.

Make the Recipe: Slow Cooker Wild Rice Vegetable Soup

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Lentil Chili Soup 

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Lentil Chili Soup
Photo Credit: Jeanette’s Healthy Living.

Warm up your belly with this Slow Cooker Vegetarian Lentil Chili Soup – it’s hearty and healthy

Make the Recipe: Slow Cooker Vegetarian Lentil Chili Soup 

Creamy Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Curry

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash  Lentil Curry
Photo Credit: Sweet Peas and Saffron.

This slow cooker butternut squash lentil curry is creamy and flavored with warm spices, butternut squash, coconut milk and lime juice! Works great as a comforting vegan dinner, or for meal prep.

Make the Recipe: Creamy Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Curry

Slow Cooker Mediterranean Vegan Cabbage Soup

Cabbage Soup
Photo Credit: The Mediterranean Dish

Hearty, rustic, and satisfying vegan cabbage soup, prepared Mediterranean-style with loads of vegetables, tasty aromatics, and a few warm spices.

Make the Reicpe: Slow Cooker Mediterranean Vegan Cabbage Soup

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Meet Alex Caspero

Alex Caspero is a Registered Dietitian, New York Times Bestselling Chef, and mom of two. She aims to cut through the nutrition noise by providing real-life, nourishing tips for body and mind. Learn more about Alex.

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    1. Jummie
      September 7, 2018 AT 2:55 pm

      These look amazing it just needs to get a little be cooler here is SE Missouri for me to dig out the crop pot!
      cannot wait to try them all!
      thanks
      cjr

    2. Things2Eat
      September 4, 2018 AT 8:43 am

      Hey – looks like you featured the same recipe from Sweet Peas and Saffron twice – FYI!

      1. Alex
        September 4, 2018 AT 8:59 am

        AH! Thanks for letting me know- will fix it now. 🙂

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