Slow Cooker Vegetarian Meals


Some people love cooking while others dislike the entire process of food preparation because of different reasons.  Cooking is a process and thus requires time and dedication which most people don’t find time for such processes. Finding time to cook a wholesome meal after a hard day of work tends to be hectic to many people. However, slow cooker for vegetarian meals are god sent, since you can just throw more than two ingredients into a slow cooker and let them hang out for up to six to eight hours. Of importance also is to acknowledge the fact that slow cooker meals are more delicious, easy to cook because they basically cook themselves and healthy too.

The following are some of the vegetarian slow cooker meals you must try, superb for you and your family

5 Slow Cooker Vegetarian Meals For Families

1. Slow Cooker Indian Lentils

Slow Cooker Indian Lentils

Slow cooker Indian lentils is a must try meal for all vegetarians. There are several simple ways of making flavorful, rich, and hearty Indian lentils. First, you are needed to combine the spices and aromatics in a food processor to make a paste that will flavor the base of the lentils. Secondly, add the paste to the slow cooker along with the lentils and add properly diced tomatoes and plenty of water and let the meal cook for around 4-8 hours depending on the amount of heat. You will definitely come home and find your meal ready for serving. You can serve it with rice or any other carbohydrate of your choice.

2. Buffalo Crock Pot Mac And Cheese

Buffalo Crock Pot Mac And Cheese

Buffalo crock pot mac and cheese is yet another easy to cook meals for vegetarians. The instructions of cooking this particular meal are just as simple as cooking the macaroni noodles and leaving it until its tender, drain and place the noodles in your crock pot. Add diced tomatoes with green chilies, cheddar cheese, buffalo sauce, and cream cheese to your crock pot.  Stir gently to combine and cover your meal to cook for around 2 hours on low and turn the setting to warm for up to 4 hours. This is one of the most delicious meals you may never want to miss a bite.

3. Mushroom Bone Broth

5 Slow Cooker Vegetarian Meals Most Excellent For Families

Another slow cooker vegetarian must-have is mushroom bone broth. Mushroom bone broth is yet another popular slow cooker meal favorable to all vegetarians.  This is the tastiest and incredibly nourishing meals you can ever have. Cooking it is just as simple as getting your dried shiitake mushroom ready, carefully dice your carrots, garlic tomato, onions, celery, and some chickpeas. Add a tablespoon of miso paste and mix it with salt to taste. For the lovers of seaweeds, you can add wakame to your mixture and add plenty of water. Adequately cover your food and leave them to cook for about 2 hours. I hope you will enjoy your meal.

4. Slow-Cooker Bean Soup

Slow-Cooker Bean Soup

Thick, healthy, and satisfying bean soups serve as a perfect recipe for a chilly day and trust me you will never get enough of it. Preparing a vegetarian bean soup requires minimal efforts, and thus anybody can do it. You can use a different combination of beans or a single type of bean to prepare your soup.  First, you will need to soak the beans for about 8 hours, when soaked, slice your onions, carrots, tomatoes and any other spice you would like to use, pour enough olive oil to the vegetables and transfer them to the slow cooker. Add the soaked beans to the rest of the ingredients and bring them to a boil. Your food will be ready within 4-6 hours on high heat.

5. Slow Cooker Spaghetti Squash

Slow Cooker Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash is low carb, low calorie and offers a range of vitamins, fiber, and minerals. There are alternative ways of cooking spaghetti squash, and the best part of it is the fact that spaghetti squash is budget friendly and filling. The following are a few steps on how to cook spaghetti squash. First, you need to select your squash, wash it thoroughly with soap and water. Prick the outsides to make vents that will allow steam to escape, pop the squash into your slow-cooker then cover, leave the spaghetti squash to cook for 5-6 hours, halve and remove the seeds, fluff then eat.

With the above list of slow-cooker meals, vegetarian lifestyle has been made easier, and you do not afford to miss a taste.

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