Slow cooker recipes

19 delicious vegetarian dishes to make in your slow cooker

Just set and forget for an easy dinner on the table.

Whether you’re strictly vegetarian or just looking to cut down on your meat consumption, these great vegetable-based dishes are great made in your slow cooker for ease and rich tender legumes for hearty vegetarian meals.

From a hearty vegetable stew with dumplings, Indian lentil stew, spinach and cheese cannelloni and more great recipes packed with vegetables and no need for meat.

Looking for more vegetarian dishes or more slow cooker recipes?

Vegetarian mushroom recipes

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Mushroom stroganoff

Mushroom stroganoff

Vegetarian comfort food at its best! Made in the slow cooker this hearty mushroom stroganoff is delicious served with buttery pasta.

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Eggplant parmigiana

Eggplant parmigiana

While most of use associate it with chicken, parmigiana is actually an Italian dish made by baking layers of egglant, tomatoes and cheese.

vegetable harira

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Vegetable harira

Vegetable harira

Harira is a traditional soup that’s eaten to break the fast of Ramadan.

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Indian-style lentil stew

Indian-style lentil stew

This vegetarian slow-cooker stew is full of hearty lentils and fragrant Indian spices. Just set and forget for an easy dinner on the table.

eggplant, chilli and tomato stew           with ricotta

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Eggplant, chilli and tomato stew with ricotta

Eggplant, chilli and tomato stew with ricotta

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Vegetable stew with polenta dumplings

Vegetable stew with polenta dumplings

Looking for a twist on the classic winter stew? Get creative in the kitchen with this hearty vegetable stew with delicious polenta dumplings.

Indian vegetable curry

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Indian vegetable curry

Indian vegetable curry

Really, you can use just about any veges you fancy in this Indian vegetable curry, though including some root vegetables, something green and some chickpeas is a good place to start.

moroccan chickpea stew

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Moroccan chickpea stew

Moroccan chickpea stew

Chock full of veggies and tender chickpeas, this rich Moroccan-inspired stew is packed with nutrients and the best cold-busting remedy for winter nights.

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Split pea and capsicum curry

This delicious split pea and capsicum curry is packed full of flavour, and is sure to be a family favourite.

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Slow-cooker parmesan, spinach and bean ragu

Slow-cooker parmesan, spinach and bean ragu

Warm your body and soul with this hearty vegetarian ragu. We’ve combined mixed beans, fresh spinach and delicious parmesan to create a slow-cooker recipe you’ll want to make again and again.

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Boston baked beans

Boston baked beans

Hot, heart and the ultimate comfort food, these delicious slow cooked Boston-style baked beans are great enjoyed with a thick slice of toast for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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Slow-cooker silverbeet dhal

Slow-cooker silverbeet dhal

This hearty, warming silverbeet and pea curry is packed full of flavour, but requires minimal effort to make. Simply pop all your ingredients into the slow cooker, and you’ll come back to a fragrant, nourishing vegetarian dinner the whole family will love.

pickled onions

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Pickled onions

Pickled onions

If you’re feeling confident, you can play around with this recipe; malt vinegar will give you golden onions, balsamic a deep, brown.

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Coconut pumpkin soup

Coconut pumpkin soup

The creaminess of pumpkin soup without the dairy & added ease of throwing it all in your slow cooker & coming back to a tasty soup with chilli kick

slow-cooker chickpea and tomato soup

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Slow cooker tomato soup recipe with basil dumplings

Slow cooker tomato soup recipe with basil dumplings

This slow cooker tomato soup recipe uses overripe tomatoes and 7 hours of cooking for a properly intense tomato flavour you can’t miss!

Slow-cooked pumpkin soup

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Slow-cooked pumpkin soup

Slow-cooked pumpkin soup

Sweet pumpkin soup will warm your body & soul. Hot, creamy and hearty, this classic comfort food is delightfully fragrant after slow cooking all day.

CREAM OF CELERIAC SOUP

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Cream of celeriac soup

Cream of celeriac soup

Silky smooth and deeply nourishing, this cream of celeriac soup is lifted by lemon and chervil and finished with a drizzle of olive oil.

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Slow cooker vegetable minestrone

Slow cooker vegetable minestrone

The king of winter soups, minestrone is simple to make, comforting, hearty and delicious, especially when the weather is a little cooler.

spinach and three cheese cannelloni

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Spinach and three cheese cannelloni slow cooker

Spinach and three cheese cannelloni

Making this simple vegetarian pasta dish in your slow cooker means it’s even easier to create this tender spinach and three cheese canneloni.

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Slow-cooker veg ‘bolognese’ baked potatoes

Slow-cooker veg ‘bolognese’ baked potatoes

Cook this vegetable-packed bolognese and potatoes in the slow cooker together and come home to a hearty vegetarian meal.

CHILLI BEANS WITH TOMATO SAUCE

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Chilli beans with tomato sauce

Chilli beans with tomato sauce

As a hearty homemade breakfast or a simple weeknight meal, these slow-cooked beans in tomato sauce with a chilli kick really hit the spot.

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