19 Healthy Dishes You Can Make in Your Slow Cooker

Your slow cooker can make eating healthy easier than ever. The proof is in these genius soups, chicken dinners and more.

Slow-Cooker Jambalaya

" The house smelled wonderful while this was cooking. Like others, I added some sausage to the recipe. The flavor was even better the second day."

-Indiana Debbie

Ratatouille With Chickpeas

"Wow, this was delicious! I didn't have zucchini so used yellow squash and it turned out great!"


Apple & Sauerkraut Kielbasa

"Great dinner on a cold wet Saturday! I doubled the recipe, added small new potatoes cut in half. Very easy and tasty!"


Pork Tenderloin

"Oh, wow! This is one of the best pork loins we've tried — so moist and full of flavor."

-Newly Mrs. Johnson

Chicken Fajitas

"Easy, yummy, healthy — my kind of dish! I made it even easier by prepping everything the night before and tossing it in a freezer bag."


Savory Bean & Spinach Soup

"This was very good. Even my 8-year-old ate two bowls."


Easy Chicken Dinner

"I have made this recipe for years. It is so good! With the leftover chicken and stock, you can make homemade chicken noodle soup."

-Audrey M

Split Pea Soup

"I loved it! It's a wonderfully simple, economical dish."

-Chef Treenie

Easy Turkey Chili

"This is a super easy supper served with cornbread and oatmeal cookies for dessert."


French Country Chicken

"Really wonderful flavor! The chicken was moist and tender with a wonderful mix of spices."

-Spencer #2

Beef Vegetable Soup

"Nice soup. I used some leftover roast so it came together very quickly."


Stuffed Cabbage Soup

"This was SO good, I couldn't stop eating it! I used less liquid so it was more like a thick hearty stew, and I absolutely loved it like that."


Lentil and Sausage Soup

"Just chop up the veggies and toss everything in the crockpot! Can't beat it, for a good convenient meal."

-Chef Treenie

Mediterranean Chicken

"What a great fall dish that makes the house smell great."


Ham & Potatoes Au Grautin

"This recipe is simply amazing! Very filling and yummy."


Sweet and Sour Curry Chicken

"Very good on a busy day! I only had 2 bell peppers, so I added one zucchini — very good!"


Chicken Casablanca

"Very good dinner — I cooked it on low all day and added the beans and cilantro after I came home from work."


Black Bean Soup

"This was awesome! I added shredded chicken to the recipe, and it was fantastic!"


Ham & Cauliflower Chowder

"Awesome recipe! The only thing I did differently was I added a teaspoon of liquid smoke for some extra flavor."