21 Vegetarian Dump Dinners For The Crock Pot

Meat-free eats just got even easier.

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1. Crock Pot Minestrone


The vegetables are dumped in the slow cooker and simmer for several hours, then pasta is added 10 minutes before serving. Get the recipe.

2. Slow Cooker Enchilada Quinoa

Packed with protein, thanks to a base of black beans and quinoa. Get the recipe.

4. Vegan Sweet Potato Soup

A few minutes from the immersion blender at the end makes everything smooth and creamy. Get the recipe.

5. Slow Cooker Veggie Omelette


6. Quinoa and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

Topped with plenty of avocado. Get the recipe.

7. Slow Cooker White Bean Stew


Serve over rice or bread — or enjoy on its own. Get the recipe.

8. Lentil Butternut Squash Curry

If you want to get extra efficient with Crock Pot cooking, consider bulk-prepping several meals all at once, then freezing them. This recipe — along with other make-ahead ideas — here.

9. Curried Vegetable & Chickpea Stew

The version requires a bit of pre-Crock Pot prep to boost flavor. Before adding everything to the slow cooker, you’ll quickly sauté the onions and potatoes in curry powder, garlic, and ginger. Get the recipe.

10. Tomato-Basil Tortellini Soup


11. Crock Pot Spaghetti Squash Thai Noodle Bowl


This squash needs a full eight to nine hours in the slow cooker, so it’s the perfect meal to leave on all day while you’re at work. When you get home: Shred, sauce, and feast. Get the recipe.

12. Crock Pot Cauliflower Bolognese

This version serves everything over a batch of zucchini noodles — but regular noodles work just fine too. Get the recipe.

13. Crock Pot Mushroom Stroganoff


The secret ingredient? Smoked paprika. Get the recipe.

14. Black Bean Pumpkin Chili

Because it’s not officially fall until you break out the pumpkin. Get the recipe.

15. Crock Pot Quinoa and Vegetables

Get the recipe.

16. Crock Pot Vegetable Soup

The veggies cook low and slow in a tomato-based broth for eight hours, then the pasta (and Parm!) drops in at the end. Get the recipe.

18. Thai-Inspired Butternut Squash Soup

Get the recipe.

19. Slow Cooker Veggie Fajitas

Get the recipe.

20. Loaded Baked Potato Soup

You can make this chunky by leaving the potatoes cubed. Or try it smooth by breaking out the immersion blender once all is done cooking. Get the recipe.

21. Veggie Crock Pot Lasagna


Layer up. Get the recipe.

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