Whether you follow a vegetarian lifestyle or only participate in meatless Mondays every now and then, finding some new and exciting recipes is never a bad idea. Today, we’re focusing specifically on vegetarian dishes you can make in the Crockpot. It’s no secret that the Crockpot is a beloved appliance around here! It’s incredibly convenient since you can pop the ingredients into the machine and not have to think about it until it’s time for dinner.

Of course, some recipes are more involved than others, but nevertheless, the slow cooker is certainly much more straightforward than other cooking methods. You can make many delicious, healthy meals in the crockpot, not just soup. Don’t get us wrong, though. This recipe list contains several tasty soup recipes that will win you over! But it also has other foods like risotto, lasagna, burrito fillings, and pot pie. You can even make a vegetarian potato hash! Take a look, and you might just discover your new go-to recipe.

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1. Pumpkin Squash Soup

Our vegetarian-friendly soup can be made in the crock pot. The soup is extremely healthy. It has warm flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg, cayenne, and garlic. The primary components are butternut squash, granny smith apples, onions, and pumpkin puree! The use of coconut milk instead of meat broth is what helps it to remain vegetarian. This recipe will serve eight hungry people.

2. Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

You can make this slow cooker mac and cheese on nights when you want to indulge a little more. This works as either a main dish or a side, depending on the portion size and accompaniments! Mac and cheese is typically vegetarian anyway, which is good news for people who avoid meat. This recipe contains macaroni pasta, milk, evaporated milk, butter, and cheese. It has tons of seasonings, too.

3. Enchilada Bake – Easy Crockpot Recipe

Create a wonderfully beautiful and flavorsome enchilada bake with the help of your crock pot. Believe it or not, this recipe doesn’t contain any meat! Instead, it has brown rice, chili powder, tomatoes, tomato sauce, and veggie broth. The components that make it heartier are corn, pinto beans, and black beans. Top it with the cheese just before serving. You could always use low-moisture part-skim mozzarella instead!

4. Slow Cooker Risotto with Butternut Squash

Making a perfect risotto on the stovetop can be quite a task. Luckily, you can make it easily with your slow cooker! This vegetarian recipe is fantastic because it has butternut squash and goat cheese to give the risotto more flavor. It also has fresh sage, which adds liveliness. To make it, you need short-grain brown rice, shallots, white wine, and seasonings for the recipe’s base.

5. Slow Cooker Wild Rice with Pecans

This vegetarian side dish is fantastic for serving at gatherings! You can pair it with whatever entree you wish. This is also nice if some people in your household eat plant-based and some don’t. For instance, someone can have this rice with baked chicken, while another can have it with tofu! The side dish contains onions, carrots, mushrooms, wild rice, and pecans to give it some crunch.

6. Slow Cooker Black Bean Burritos

Making burritos has never been easier! This recipe helps you make a nutritious and flavorful burrito filling that’s entirely meat-free. Sometimes, burritos have beans that contain lard, or they use beef broth in the rice. However, you don’t have to worry about it with this recipe. You’ll need tomatoes, salsa, black beans, chipotle peppers, and rice. It also contains corn, vegetable broth, and, of course, the tortillas that you need!

7. The Best Pasta Fagioli

Break out the crock pot and make the most delicious pasta fagioli you’ll ever try! This recipe makes six servings and is super easy to make. Aside from all the herbs and seasonings, all you need is onions, garlic, carrots, cannellini beans, stock, and pasta. You can enjoy this healthy dish as a side dish with salad or sandwiches. You can also just enjoy it as is!

8. Easy Crockpot Veggie Lasagna

Instrupix shared this recipe that explains how you can make veggie lasagna in your crock pot. Sometimes, people might forget they can make layered dishes like this in the slow cooker! If you’ve never done it before, don’t worry; it’s easy, and there are step-by-step pictures to help you out. This marvelous dinner contains pasta sauce, lasagna noodles, a ricotta cheese mixture, shredded mozzarella, and veggies. You can use whichever veggies you wish!

9. Vegetable Barley Soup (Slow Cooker, Crockpot)

Barley is a whole grain that’s incredibly nourishing for your body! You can include it in your diet when you make this Vegetable Barley Soup in your crock pot. With hints of celery, sweet potatoes, garlic, onions, and carrots, it has a wide range of flavors and textures. You can use low-sodium vegetable broth instead of regular to keep it healthy. Don’t forget to add all the herbs that enhance the vegetables’ flavor!

10. Slow Cooker Chipotle Corn Chowder

Jazz up traditional corn chowder by giving it some spice with chipotle peppers. This recipe is vegetarian-friendly and has a short ingredient list. You can let it cook on low all day while you’re at work! The primary components are corn, red potatoes, garlic, chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, and vegetable broth. Instead of adding sour cream, you can use Greek yogurt, which has tons of protein and is healthier.

11. Crockpot Slow Cooker Veggie Potato Hash

This potato hash with veggies is so versatile that you can enjoy it anytime! Serve it with a fried egg to enjoy it at breakfast. Or, enjoy it as a side dish at dinner. It’s up to you! This crock pot recipe has bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, and potatoes. The recipe suggests using baby red or Yukon gold potatoes! It might look like it has ground meat, but it has vegan-friendly crumbles that replicate the taste and texture of meat!

12. Vegan Slow Cooker Lentil Tacos

This recipe by The Natural Nurturer goes beyond being vegetarian because it is fully vegan. These lentil tacos will supply your body with plenty of protein. They have a vibrant flavor due to the red onions, avocado, paprika, salsa, and seasoned lentils. Use soft small tortillas or hard taco shells! You can add other toppings like Greek yogurt, guacamole, pico de Gallo, or even cabbage.

13. Slow Cooker Eggplant Parmesan

Who knew that you could make eggplant parmesan in the slow cooker? Eggplant parmesan is one of those dishes that is typically naturally vegetarian. You’ll need breadcrumbs, eggs, parmesan, marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, and eggplant to make this dish. You also need some salt and other seasonings to give it the best flavor possible! Serve this with a nice side salad or roasted veggies.

14. Easy Vegetarian Crockpot Refried Beans

As mentioned, sometimes beans are actually not vegetarian because they contain animal lard. Luckily, you can make your own refried beans that are lard-free. This incredibly simple recipe includes dried pinto beans, onions, green chilies, garlic, and seasonings. You also need some water! This slow cooker side dish can be used alongside quesadillas and enchiladas or spread into burritos and tacos!

15. The Best Crockpot Minestrone

This restaurant-style minestrone soup has such an authentic and hearty taste. You’ll be in heaven with a variety of vegetables, bay leaves, vegetable stock, beans, and tubular pasta! You can add any vegetables you wish, but the recipe suggests including potatoes, celery, onions, carrots, and tomatoes. It also allows you to set your crockpot to low or high depending on how quickly you want it done.

16. Vegetarian French Onion Soup

It’s about time that vegetarians could eat French onion soup! Thanks to Food With Feeling, you can make that dream a reality. Typically, French onion soup contains beef broth. However, this version utilizes veggie broth and red wine instead. You’ll also need some fresh herbs, French bread, gruyere cheese, and onions. This incredibly simple yet elegant dish can impress your friends and family!

17. Slow Cooker Quinoa Enchilada Casserole

Not sure what to make for dinner? Make this nutritious, vegetarian-friendly casserole in your crockpot. This will take the stress off of dinner since you can put all of the ingredients (minus the cheese) into the slow cooker and let it cook for a few hours before finishing it. The base of the dish is made with corn, beans, and quinoa. But you can elevate it by adding fresh toppings such as avocado, a squeeze of lime juice, cilantro, and more.

18. Spinach Artichoke Pasta Bake

Did you know our Spinach Artichoke Pasta Bake can be made in the crockpot? All you need to do is include all of the ingredients in your slow cooker and let it cook for three hours. This delicious dinner contains creamy ingredients such as softened light cream cheese, light sour cream, and reduced-calorie Mayo. It also has nutritious spinach, artichoke hearts, and high-fiber pasta. The best part is the light shredded mozzarella and the parmesan cheese!

19. Vegetarian Irish Stew

Have you ever tried Irish Stew? Beef Guinness Stew is a traditional dish, but you can easily make a vegetarian version with this recipe. It includes a variety of ingredients, such as celery, carrots, lentils, tomato paste, turnips, and mushrooms. The recipe suggests using vegetable broth as the base and also explains how to cook it in a slow cooker to let all the flavors blend and become richer.

20. Vegetarian Crockpot Lasagna

This recipe will impress anyone. You can serve this vegetarian meal to friends and family who don’t usually eat plant-based, and they will still love it! The recipe makes six servings. It has layers and layers of sauce, lasagna noodles, ricotta mixture, vegetables, and cheese. Although this is a crock pot recipe, it doesn’t cook all day. You only need to cook it for about 2 1/2 hours!

21. Slow Cooker Vegetarian Burritos

The Recipe Rebel created this recipe for burrito filling, which is entirely meat-free and only requires six ingredients. It has classic elements like rice, beans, corn, salsa, and seasonings. Of course, once this is done cooking and you fill it in the tortilla, you can add fresh components such as sour cream, salsa, shredded cheese, and more. You can also make burrito bowls with it!

22. Slow Cooker Vegetable Curry

This vegetable curry recipe is so delicious that you won’t even miss the taste of chicken curry! It’s a healthy and filling dish packed with various rich flavors. The recipe includes diced tomatoes, chickpeas, coconut milk, sweet potatoes, and onions. It also has traditional curry components like curry powder, garam masala, turmeric, and cumin, giving it that classic flavor. Overall, it’s a hearty and wholesome dinner option.

23. Slow Cooker 3 Bean Vegetarian Chili

You’re not alone if sometimes you don’t feel entirely satisfied after eating a vegetarian meal. This can happen if the meal doesn’t have enough protein! Don’t worry, though. This recipe has three different types of beans, ensuring you feel nourished. It has chickpeas, kidney beans, and black beans in a sea of yummy seasonings, tomatoes, jalapenos, bell peppers, and onions. Enjoy it as is, or serve it on a veggie hot dog!

24. Slow Cooker Veggie Pot Pie

Thanks to slow cooker gourmet, you can make this supper when craving home-cooked comfort food. This vegetarian-friendly pot pie can easily be made in your crock pot. Cook the veggies to perfection in the slow cooker. They turn perfectly tender. Then, you can transfer it to the oven with a puff pastry sheet on top to finish it off and make the crust nice and crispy!

25. Vegetarian Crockpot Taco Soup

Enjoy all of the flavors of a taco but in the form of soup. This recipe has peppers, onions, tomatoes, beans, and green chili peppers with seasoned vegetable broth. You have the freedom to garnish it however you want! When serving, the recipe creator suggests sprinkling on shredded cheese or sliced green onions. This recipe is great for a small family since it makes four servings.

26. Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili Mac

Upgrade traditional mac and cheese by turning it into chili mac! This cheesy pasta is packed with incredible flavors due to the seasoned beans, onions, garlic, and stewed tomatoes. You can top it with cheese and parsley when it’s done cooking. Stick to traditional macaroni noodles, or switch it up and use a different pasta shape! Serve this with a nice salad, steamed broccoli, or another side.

27. Cheesy Spinach Slow Cooker Tortellini

Yes, you can make tortellini in your crockpot! This vegetarian dinner is easy to make because it only requires a handful of ingredients. You can use jarred marinara sauce and a bag of cheese tortellini to make it easy. It also has fresh baby spinach and low-moisture mozzarella cheese! Despite being cooked in the slow cooker, you only need to cook it for about an hour since the tortellini cooks so quickly.

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27 Delicious Vegetarian Crockpot Recipes

Servings: 4
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 40 minutes
Total: 50 minutes
Sweet and creamy Pumpkin and Orange Soup.
A rich, creamy, and subtly sweet twist on classic pumpkin soup.


  • 3 cups 750 g. cooked pumpkin, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup 240 ml. chicken broth
  • ½ cup 120 ml. orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon 5 ml. olive oil
  • ½ cup 70 g. chopped white onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Immediately, add the pumpkin cubes and sauté them for 5 more minutes.
  • Add the chicken broth, and orange juice and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes, or until the pumpkin is tender.
  • Puree the soup in a blender or food processor until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


Just 1 WW point per serving. 


Serving: 318gCalories: 78kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 2.3gFat: 1.4gSaturated Fat: 0.2gSodium: 800mgPotassium: 543mgFiber: 2.8gSugar: 8.4gCalcium: 41mgIron: 1.2mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
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