Finding gluten-free recipes that are easy to cook and actually taste good can sometimes be a challenge. Luckily, these gluten free crock pot recipes don’t lack any flavor — all they lack is gluten.
The crock pot is such an excellent tool to make meals that require a long cook. While the dishes require a lot of time, they do not require any work, as the Crock Pot does it all. Plus, they are all gluten-free. See for yourself and try these 25 easy gluten free crock pot recipes.
Each recipe on this list will have you prepping a quick meal and letting the crock pot do the rest of the work. The crock pot is even great for making big holiday meals like Slow Cooker Pot Roast and Balsamic Slow Cooker Pot Roast. It is also great for weeknight meals, like Gluten Free Crock Pot Lasagna Soup and Slow Cooker Orange Chicken. No matter what recipe you choose to make, each one will be a hit.
Don’t worry about fusing with dinner anymore when you’ve got this gluten-free crock pot lasagna soup on the menu. The hearty soup is perfect for a chilly night when you feel like warming up with a big bowl of goodness. The dish has everything you love about lasagna, just in soup form. Ground beef, onions, peppers, tomatoes, garlic, Italian seasoning, beef broth, three different types of cheese, and pasta meld together to form a broth that is out of this world in flavor.
10 minutes of prep is all you need to get this crock pot teriyaki chicken dish ready to cook. To get this dish ready for dinner, prep boneless chicken breast or thighs with coconut aminos or soy sauce, honey, garlic, ginger, and salt. Then, turn your crock pot on for 4 to 6 hours and let it do all the work. When the chicken is just about ready to go, get gluten-free noodles, rice, or zoodles ready to serve alongside the chicken. It’s an easy dinner that everyone will want to try.
There is no need to slave over a stove for hours on end when you have this slow cooker pot roast recipe. This hearty dish cooks all day, filling your home with the luscious smell of cooking pot roast. The best part about this recipe is the slow cooker does all the hard work. All you have to do is prep the meat with a quick sear, add the onions and garlic, and add the wine, broth, and mustard to help deglaze the pan. When that is all done, the remaining ingredients stew with the meat to make a pot roast that is so beautifully tender.
There always comes a moment in the week when you don’t know what to make for dinner. The next time that happens, turn to this shipwreck stew recipe. If you are new to shipwreck stew, prepare to fall in love. The simple stew basically takes a few simple ingredients and turns them into a filling stew that is teeming with flavor. Not only is this stew easy to make, but the ingredients are super simple to come by as well. All you need is russet potatoes, celery, white onions, corn, kidney beans, a can of tomato soup, and a can of diced tomatoes.
You can’t go wrong when it comes to a classic combination like peppers and steak — especially if the dish is cooked in the crock pot. This recipe is both delicious and simple to put together. Thinly sliced sirloin steak stews in the crock pot with peppers, mushrooms, onions, and a combo of sauces and spices to make a dish that is out of this world. This dish is sure to be a hit with everyone who takes a bite!
Making a dish that is gluten-free and dairy-free with loads of flavor isn’t always an easy task. Luckily, this Instant Pot white chicken chili is up to the task. This chili is loaded with flavors, super filling, and extra creamy. The dish is also loaded with protein from the chicken and white beans to keep you full long after you finish your bowl. Prep this dish on the weekend and enjoy it all week long.
The next time you are craving orange chicken, don’t even think about grabbing the take-out menu. Instead, cook up a batch of this slow-cooker orange chicken. Now I know it won’t be as fast as delivery, but the taste will be 100 times better. The chicken cooks for 2 to 4 hours in a sauce of orange marmalade, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, ginger, garlic, and olive oil. The coating of cornstarch from the chicken allows the chicken to sop up all the delicious sauce in the best way possible.
A little sweet, slightly sour, and a whole lot of goodness is a great way to describe this crock potsweet and sour chicken. One bite of this dish, and you’ll realize that takeout doesn’t even compare. The sweet and sour sauce comes from a combination of brown sugar, vinegar, ketchup, soy sauce, water, and garlic. It’s the perfect sweet-and-sour blend.
It can sometimes be a challenge to find a good gluten-free macaroni and cheese. However, after one bite of this recipe, your search will be over, as this recipe is that good. The recipe uses a blend of sharp cheddar cheese and American cheese to make an ooey, gooey sauce. Everything stews together in the slow cooker for about 90 minutes, with the cheese being added in at the last minute to make an extra tasty cheese sauce. It will be hard to not have more than one serving of this dish.
Lemonade isn’t just for drinking anymore. In this recipe, lemonade concentrate makes a tangy and flavorful sauce to cover perfectly cooked chicken breasts. It may be an unusual ingredient in a savory dish, but it works. Not only does this recipe only have 10 ingredients, but there is no need to prep the chicken in advance. The chicken can even be used frozen, which is a big win for those of us who always forget to defrost the meat in advance!
If you love a creamy chicken dish, this crock pot Tuscan chicken recipe is for you. The Italian-forward recipe features chicken breasts in a rich sauce made from garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, and parmesan cheese. As the chicken finishes cooking, spinach is mixed in the pot, adding a bit of greens to the dish. One bite and you’ll be transported to Italy, all without leaving your kitchen.
This slow cooker beef ragu is simple comfort food on a plate. Not only is this recipe gluten-free, but it also meets the criteria for Whole30 and paleo. Don’t let those factors turn you off from the recipe. The dish doesn’t lack in flavor and still has all of those comforting notes of a classic beef ragu. Do yourself a favor and double this recipe to stick half in the freezer. Your future self will thank you.
There are many reasons to love this slow cooker cajun chicken and rice dish. It’s spicy but not in an overpowering way. Instead, the spice lends to the loads of flavor that power throughout the dish. The recipe uses simple ingredients, is easy to prepare, and even freezes well. It truly has everything you could want in a tasty dish.
The next time you are torn between tacos and a nice bowl of soup, combine the two meals into one delicious bowl of taco soup. The taco soup has everything you love about a tasty taco, just in soup form. Onions, bell peppers, black beans, diced tomatoes, chicken stock, an array of spices, and chicken breast meld together in the crock pot. When the soup is ready, top it with your favorite taco fixings, including tortilla chips, for that delicious crunch.
Barbeque chicken doesn’t always have to be a super heavy meal. Take this slow cooker shredded BBQ chicken recipe as an example. The gluten-free, Whole30, AIP, and low-carb recipe takes a classic meal and turns it into a healthy alternative without dropping any of the flavors. After cooking low and slow in the crock pot, the shredded chicken gets tossed in a bowl with coleslaw, avocado, and a bit of green onions.
Slow cooker chicken and chickpea tikka masala is a meal that will quickly become a favorite. The protein-forward dish makes a sauce that you’ll want to bottle up. Cumin, garam masala, ground turmeric, salt, ginger, and cayenne pepper mix with crushed tomatoes, onions, garlic, and coconut milk to make a truly irresistible sauce. The recipe has a lot of ingredients, but they are all worth buying to make this mouthwatering dish.
The next time your family wants something new for dinner, cook up this slow-cooker Mongolian beef recipe. The dish takes thinly sliced flank steak and cooks it with carrots, bell peppers, and broccoli. Coconut aminos, beef broth, toasted sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, arrowroot flour, garlic, and ginger complete the rest of the ingredient list to make this simple weeknight meal. After one meal, your family will be requesting this dish over and over again.
This creamy crock pot Thai chicken curry dinner is a delicious meal to enjoy any time of the day. The dish takes 4 hours to cook in the crock pot, but each hour is worth it to develop the rich and lush flavor. Chicken stock, Thai red curry paste, soy sauce, coconut sugar, ginger, fish sauce, garlic, kabocha squash, onions, and chili peppers all get put in the crock pot with boneless chicken thighs. When the time is up, coconut milk and kale mix into the dish to add the finishing touches.
Turkey meatballs don’t have to be boring and dry. Take this crock pot turkey meatball recipe as an example. The turkey meatballs cook in the crock pot for three hours. Don’t worry about the long cook in the crock pot drying out the meatballs. The meatballs cook between layers of tomato sauce, so they stay nice and moist the entire time. Serve the meatballs alongside a heaping plate of gluten-free spaghetti for an excellent meal.
When looking for a healthy meal full of flavor and spice, check out this slow-cooker cashew chicken. The recipe features diced chicken cooked in a sauce featuring coconut aminos, ketchup, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, garlic, ginger, coconut sugar, honey, and more spices and herbs. Don’t let the long list of ingredients turn you off from this recipe. Everything is needed to make this dish complete.
If you look at your crock pot and still have no idea what to cook in it, let this crock pot fiesta chicken be an inspiration. The recipe is super versatile and can work in so many different ways. The chicken can be eaten on its own, added to bowls with rice, in tacos, on top of salads, and more. The creamy chicken adds a bold but not overpowering flavor to whatever you are eating.
Make these slow cooker Asian sesame meatballs for your next big family or holiday gathering. The tiny meatballs are the perfect bites for a pre-dinner appetizer. Not only do these meatballs steal the show, but they are also very kitchen-friendly to make when cooking a lot of food. Since they cook in the Crock Pot, they don’t take up any room on the oven or the stove, leaving more room for everything else in the kitchen.
When there is snow or cold weather in the forecast, there is nothing better than pulling out the crock pot for a warming bowl of soup. This cozy autumn wild rice soup will warm you right up and hit the spot. The soup uses fresh seasonal vegetables combined with greens and wild rice to make a broth that is rich, creamy, and ultra-filling. You might as well double the recipe so you can enjoy the soup without worrying about running out.
Forget about making boring, under-seasoned chicken fajitas. With this slow cooker Hawaiian chicken fajitas recipe, you’ll have moist, ultra-flavorful chicken fajitas every single time. The chicken cooks in a mixture of pineapple juice, lime juice, coconut sugar, coconut aminos, cumin, paprika, garlic, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Before the Crock Pot turns on, sliced pineapple tops the chicken pieces to make them extra flavorful, juicy, and sweet.
Holiday dinners don’t have to be complicated when this balsamic slow cooker pot roast is on the menu. The flavorful dish takes about five minutes to prepare and will warm your kitchen with heavenly aromas. Along with being gluten-free, this recipe is dairy-free, Paleo, and keto-friendly. It keeps things light on the dinner table without sacrificing any sort of flavor.
25 Easy Gluten Free Crock Pot Recipes
- 1 whole chicken about 5lbs (I bough the one with the neck and giblets removed)
- ½ tablespoon cajun
- ½ teaspoon onion powder
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ½ teaspoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
- 1 teaspoon dried parsley
- 1 teaspoon dried sage
- Pinch of cayenne pepper
- Dash of salt & pepper
- Plug in your crock pot, I found cooking on high worked well but you can cook on low too.
- Place 4 foil balls on the bottom of your crock pot, this will prevent the chicken from cooking in its own juices.
- Mix all your seasonings in a bowl.
- Rinse your thawed chicken under cold water.
- Sprinkle your seasonings all over the chicken, getting everywhere you can cover. You can change up your seasonings to please, there really is no right from wrong when it comes to seasoning it. Also you can make it more of a rub style by adding a bit of water to your mix.
- Place chicken in crock pot so it is resting on the foil balls, cook on high for 4-4.5 hours or low 7-8 hours. Chicken should reach a minimum temperature of 175F (you can check with a meat thermometer) Remove chicken, slice and serve.
- 0-3 personal points depending on your 0PP foods , SP Blue & purple- 0SP if skin is removed
- SP green - 2sp for 3oz
- Points plus is 3PP for 3oz