Vegan meals don’t have to be complex, time-consuming, or expensive. With these 30 vegan recipes, you can fire up your slow cooker, chuck in your ingredients, and relax!
We’ve got everything from vegan staples to midweek classics, so you’ll find a dish even for the pickiest of palettes. So, kick back, relax, and leave the rest to us. Here are 30 vegan slow cooker recipes you’ll love.
Want a healthier alternative to your midweek mash? This slow cooker mashed cauliflower will have mouths drooling.
With a five-minute prep time and just five ingredients, this iconic dish works perfectly as a side dish, or a main, if you want a Friday night feast. Did we mention it tastes just like mash, too?
The humble sweet potato is the true vegan staple. For a creamier, more flavorsome baked potato, bake one in your slow cooker and pair it with anything from salt and pepper to pumpkin spice. It’s so versatile, there’s a topping for everyone.
Yes, this really is as good as it sounds. If you’re looking for a wholesome midweek pick-me-up, this recipe is a must-try. With a 30-minute prep time and cupboard staple ingredients, you can whip up a tasty variation of this classic dish in no time. It’s perfect for picky eaters, too.
Who doesn’t love curry? This aromatic curry recipe guarantees a creamy, buttery curry every time. Plus, it’s packed full of seeds, nuts, and a burst of lime – perfect if you want a healthy midweek meal that still feels a little naughty.
Did somebody say noodles!? This vegan mushroom noodle soup is a real hidden gem. With ingredients like spinach, bean sprouts, and green onions, this noodle soup is packed with nutritious value. However, that pinch of hoisin sauce, chili flakes, and green onion makes this feel more like a takeout than a healthy meal.
We could talk about this chili for hours. Although it uses simple ingredients, this three-bean chili is still bursting with flavor. With a prep time of twenty minutes, there’s no hard work involved here – simply prep and let the slow cooker do the rest.
Pair with your favorite, fluffy rice for a meal made in heaven.
Listen up taco lovers – this one for you. These divine bulgogi tacos are made with a combination of jackfruit, honey, pear, onions, and other drool-worthy ingredients.
The jackfruit is the perfect meat replacement, and with a combination of flavors to die for, these tacos are perfect for vegans and non-vegans alike. Quick prep, simple ingredients, minimal fuss. They’re a winner.
Cheap, creamy, and tasty – what’s not to love? This tofu butter chicken is ideal if you want a takeout alternative. Plus, if you double up the recipe you can batch cook and enjoy this dish all week long! (trust us, you won’t get bored of it). With staple ingredients and a quick prep time, this tofu butter chicken is not to be missed.
Whether you need a winter warmer or a hearty comfort meal, this veggie soup is a must-try. Packed with carrots, sprouts, squash, peppers, and pecans, this soup will leave you hungry for more.
It’s simple, quick, and delicious – not to mention it’s packed full of veg. Delicious and guilt-free, it’s the perfect vegan meal.
Now dinners sorted, what about a slow-cooked breakfast to kickstart your day? These overnight vegan oats are loaded with bananas, maple syrup, cinnamon, almond milk, and more, making the most gorgeous breakfast you’ll ever try.
Plus, because this recipe uses steel-cut oats, there are fewer calories to count – ideal if you’re watching your waistline.
Stop scrolling and listen up – your new comfort dish is waiting! This slow-cooked peanut stew is made with a heavenly combination of sweet potatoes, chickpeas, and peanut butter. It’s packed with protein so you’ll be fuller for longer, and that flavor will leave you coming back for more. It’s almost too good to share.
This iconic dish turns out beautifully in the slow cooker! Plus, it makes for a perfect batch-cooked meal. Freeze your leftovers and enjoy this dish throughout the week with minimal prep or fuss. It’s made with tofu, coconut yogurt, tomato sauce, and a combination of spices. Simply pair with rice or a classic naan for an extra kick.
This herb and olive oil slow-cooked potatoes are the perfect side dish. Delightfully fluffy with a firm outer crisp, these may just be the best potatoes you’ll ever eat. With just five ingredients and a speedy prep time, you’ll wonder why you didn’t make these sooner.
This dairy-free, gluten-free enchilada quinoa is your latest food obsession. It’s simple, flavorsome, and healthy – plus, it’s incredibly versatile, so you can tweak this recipe as much as you like. Made from simple ingredients, this recipe won’t break the bank, either.
This barbecue chickpea recipe is one of the most versatile on our list. You can put these in a burger, eat them as a side dish, or use them in fajitas – plus, they’ve never been easier to make! They’re easy to prepare and loaded with flavor, ideal if you need to whip up something quick.
This staple meal has never been tastier. This slow-cooked creamy tomato soup is a dreamy mix of savory and sweet, and its buttery, rich texture will have mouths drooling. Plus, it’s dairy-free and paleo-friendly – perfect! Pair with crispy bread for a classic comfort meal.
Dinner time just got even tastier with this vegan portobello pot roast. Made with a stunning blend of red wine, veggies, and herbs, this hearty meal will satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. Don’t just take our word for it, though – give it a try!
Looking for a new party dish? These barbecue meatballs are sweet, punchy, and perfect. Plus, you could pair them with anything – from baked potatoes to a salad and pasta, these meatballs are a must-have staple recipe.
Baked beans are the ultimate comfort food, and they just got even better. This recipe uses dried beans and a combination of spices and condiments to create the dreamiest, healthiest beans you’ve ever eaten. Simple, versatile, and loved by all, this is not a recipe to miss.
Looking for a melt-in-the-mouth, sweet treat dessert to finish your meal off with? This hot fudge chocolate pudding cake will wow your guests, and leave you feeling satisfied every time. Top it off with vanilla ice cream for the ultimate indulgence.
If chocolate isn’t your thing, why not try this vegan slow-cooked blueberry and lemon cake? It’s moist, fluffy, and makes enough for two. If you want a dessert or tasty snack to wow your partner with (or you just want to treat yourself), add this one to your list!
If you’re in need of a new satisfying winter comfort dish, check out this dreamy butternut dhal. Warming, easy to make, and high in protein, this dhal is as tasty as it is healthy. Pair this recipe with a classic naan and batch cook in the slow cooker for a recipe you can enjoy time and time again.
Who doesn’t love pasta? This vegan spinach and cream cheese pasta is the perfect weeknight meal. It’s low cal, high in protein, and made with the simplest of ingredients. Not to mention it’s absolutely delicious – if you’ve got picky kids, this one is for you!
If you want some homemade potato rolls to pair with a hearty vegan soup, check these out! These wholewheat spelled potato rolls are easy to make, and they can even be made gluten-free (with a little bit of tweaking), making them a speedy, versatile side to add to your favorite dishes.
Low-cal, gluten-free, dairy-free, and nut-free, this sweet and sour cabbage is everything. This one-pot wonder is the ultimate side dish and can be beautifully paired with a range of meals.
Its combination of cider vinegar, cloves, and cabbage gives this cabbage a perfect punch of flavor that’ll keep you coming back for more.
Now for something a little different. If you want a warming, party-ready beverage to wow your guests with, give this hot cider with brandy a go. Its gorgeous mix of cloves, cinnamon, apple brandy, and apple juice gives this hot cider a kick that’ll go down swimmingly.
If you want a vegan meal to please vegans and meat-eaters alike, take a look at this vegetable minestrone soup. Filled to the brim with lentils, veggies, and flavor, this soup is a true winter warmer that’s healthy, tasty, and will go down a treat with guests of all tastes.
Oats just come out SO much better in a slow cooker, and these chocolate peanut butter oats are no exception. Creamy, dreamy, and healthy, get ready to indulge without the guilt. Breakfast will never be the same again.
This iconic dish just got even tastier. This classic ratatouille turns out beautifully in the slow cooker, ideal if you’re looking for a simple, hands-off recipe to fill hungry bellies. With ingredients like eggplant, bell peppers, tomato, and summer squash, this ratatouille is the perfect simple summer dish.
Last but not least, get ready to tuck into this heavenly veggie burrito bowl. Tasty, quick, and filling, this veggie burrito bowl is the perfect midweek meal to keep you powering through. Top with red onion and sour cream for a dreamy palette puncher that’ll really tickle your taste buds.