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    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.

    3. Salsa Verde Cauliflower Tacos

    These might very well be the easiest tacos you'll ever make. Just combine cauliflower florets + salsa verde + honey in a Crock Pot — then toss the final product into tortillas with any of your favorite toppings. Get the recipe.

    4. Chickpea & Sweet Potato Chili

    Don't forget the avocado on top! Get the recipe.

    5. Slow Cooker White Bean Soup

    The ingredients for this vegan-friendly dish clock in at under $5, but the soup is still super filling. Plus, the whole thing makes for great freezer leftovers. Get the recipe.

    6. Slow Cooker Veggie Omelette

    Eggs go way beyond breakfast. Get the recipe.

    7. Quinoa and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

    Topped with all the fixins'. Get the recipe.

    8. Lentil Butternut Squash Curry / Via

    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

    When in doubt? Make soup. Get the recipe.

    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. Vegan Sweet Potato Soup

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

    15. Black Bean Pumpkin Chili

    Because it's not officially fall until you break out the pumpkin. 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.

    17. Slow Cooker Barley Risotto

    Bonus points if you serve them in cute lil' dishes like these! Get the recipe.

    18. Thai-Inspired Butternut Squash Soup

    Three cheers for immersion blenders. Get the recipe.

    19. Slow Cooker Veggie Fajitas

    Pretty much any veggies work here — depending on what you have on hand. 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.