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    22 Crock-Pot & Instant Pot Dinners That Are Packed With Produce

    Whether you're fully vegetarian or just trying to eat less meat, save these for later.

    Whether you're fully vegetarian or just aiming to eat less meat, the slow cooker can be really useful.

    And that's especially true when it comes to drop dinners or dump dinners: meals where you can toss everything into the Crock-Pot or Instant Pot, then let the appliance do all the heavy lifting.

    Below you'll find several of our favorite vegetarian options for one for both. (Reminder that since the Instant Pot has a slow cooker setting, any of these can be adapted for it!)

    1. Instant Pot Mac 'n' Cheese With Broccoli

    2. Crock-Pot Chickpea & Sweet Potato Chili

    4. Vegetarian Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

    5. Quinoa and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

    6. Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup

    7. Slow Cooker Veggie Fajitas

    8. Instant Pot Cauliflower Tikka Masala

    9. Slow Cooker Enchilada Quinoa

    10. Instant Pot Minestrone Soup

    11. Instant Pot Vegan Chili

    12. Instant Pot Pasta Primavera

    13. Crock-Pot Vegetable Soup

    14. Slow Cooker Barley Risotto

    15. Instant Pot Black Beans

    16. Slow Cooker Loaded Baked Potato Soup

    17. Veggie Crock-Pot Lasagna

    Layer up!

    Recipe: Veggie Crock-Pot Lasagna

    18. Creamy Tomato Basil Tortellini Soup

    19. Crock-Pot Quinoa and Vegetables

    20. Slow Cooker Vegan Sweet Potato Soup

    21. Lentil Butternut Squash Curry

    22. Slow Cooker Baked Ziti