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Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes Perfect for Cozy + Convenient Weeknight Suppers

Bonus: They prep extra-quick too! 

Coming home to dinner already done is such a treat — and that’s why we’re big fans of the slow cooker. Just add your ingredients, and the gadget does the rest of the work for you. It’s perfect for those time we’re craving a veggie-packed meal that’s full of hearty flavor too. For just those nights, we gathered our best-ever vegetarian slow cooker recipes. They’re hearty and so satisfying. Just keep scrolling to pick your favorite and get cooking!

8 easy + delicious vegetarian slow cooker recipes

No one will miss the meat in these filling suppers. For even more slow-cooker goodness, check out these slow cooker chicken recipes and slow cooker recipes perfect for game day.

1. Butternut Squash Risotto

Butternut Squash Risotto (Vegetarian slow cooker recipes)
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Our twist on an Italian favorite is just as creamy as the classic but without all the constant stirring.

2. Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Mac-and-Cheese

Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Mac-and-Cheese (Vegetarian slow cooker recipes)
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Winter squash purée elevates our rich cheese sauce with a subtle hint of sweetness and extra-bright color.

3. Thai-Inspired Butternut Squash Soup

Thai-Inspired Butternut Squash Soup (Vegetarian slow cooker recipes)
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Coconut milk gives this silky soother its creamy texture while zesty lime juice and fresh ginger add a kiss of tang.

4. Slow-Cooker French Onion Soup

Slow-Cooker French Onion Soup (Vegetarian slow cooker recipes)
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Using an Instant Pot? Cook onions with sauté function, then add next 3 ingredients, seal and cook 10 min.

5. Basil Parmesan Minestrone

Basil Parmesan Minestrone (Vegetarian slow cooker recipes)
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This nutrient-rich bowl of comfort only takes 10 minutes to prep.

6. Tofu, Squash and Chickpea Stew

Tofu, Squash and Chickpea Stew (Vegetarian slow cooker recipes)
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For a lighter twist on the comforting classic, we swapped out the beef for protein-packed tofu.

7. Extra Creamy Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Roasted Red Pepper Soup Shooters (Vegetarian slow cooker recipes)
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So simple and creamy with two kinds of cheese, you’ll never go back to the boxed mix again.

8. Roasted Red Pepper Soup Shooters

Roasted Red Pepper Soup Shooters: (Vegetarian slow cooker recipes)
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We blended coconut milk and day-old bread into the mix to add body and texture to these creamy shots.

For more cozy one-pot recipes, click through the links below:

Crockpot Scalloped Potatoes Are a Taste of Creamy Comfort — Easy Recipe Really Wows

‘Dump and Go’ Slow Cooker Recipes for Your Easiest-Ever Weeknight Suppers

These Teriyaki Short Ribs Are Tender and Delicious + So Easy to Make in a Slow Cooker

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