Healthy crockpot meals on a budget! Very cheap slow cooker recipes that are also easy AND healthy!
When it comes to making easy dinners, the slow cooker is your best friend!
Just toss the ingredients in your crockpot, and let it do the cooking for you.
I thought I’d put together a list of healthy crockpot meals you can make on a budget.
These super easy slow cooker recipes are an inexpensive way to feed a crowd. Or a simple way to meal prep for a week.
You can make a batch on Sunday, and eat it for lunch throughout the week. Or cook it once and have several dinners ready to go on busy nights.
Such a budget friendly way to cook and eat!
(If you don’t like to eat the same thing over and over, they’re also perfect to freeze for a future meal.)
This list includes healthy soups and stews, chicken crockpot meals, inexpensive vegetarian recipes, plus a few dinners with ground beef or pork.
Definitely something for everyone. Let’s check ‘em out!
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Healthy Crockpot Meals on a Budget
Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup
With a few healthy ingredients, this slow cooker chicken noodle soup comes together quickly and easily! The perfect comfort food for cold weather, or when you’re sick.
Whole Roast Chicken
This easy recipe makes the entire meal in the crock pot, including potatoes and other vegetables! You’ll love how simple it is to cook a healthy rotisserie chicken-style meal!
Easy Chili Verde
With all the flavor of a Mexican restaurant, this inexpensive 4-ingredient stew can be made with pork or chicken. It cooks itself in the crockpot!
Slow Cooker Chicken Shawarma
Chicken shawarma in the crockpot?! Mind blown. With minimal ingredients, this is such a flavorful, healthy dish.
5 Ingredient Crockpot Chili Recipe
With only 5 simple ingredients, this chili is the easiest you can make. It’s sure to become a household favorite on a busy or chilly day.
Asian Shredded Pork
There are so many ways to enjoy this easy and delicious shredded pork. The slow cooker tenderizers the meat, while infusing the asian flavor.
Wild Rice Soup (Vegan)
Creamy vegan soup? Yep, it’s possible with this recipe! Mushrooms and wild rice come together with other flavorful veggies to create warm and tasty comfort food.
Black Bean Tortilla Soup
This is such an ideal inexpensive vegetarian crockpot recipe! You can prepare super fast with easy to find canned ingredients.
BBQ Pulled Chicken
A healthy twist on traditional BBQ pulled chicken! A clean eating homemade sauce takes the place of traditional (sugary) store-bought BBQ sauce.
Keto Mexican Chicken
If you’re looking for a high protein, low carb slow cooker meal, this keto friendly dinner is as easy as it comes. Just 4 ingredients!
Slow Cooker Taco Soup
This simple and comforting soup is made with some delicious pantry staples!
Sweet and Sour Chicken
Tastier and healthier than Chinese takeout because you can control the quality of ingredients you use. Plus it’s not fried like traditional sweet and sour chicken.
Ground Chicken Chili
Chili made with ground chicken instead of ground beef. A nice twist on traditional chili, this recipe has a ton of flavor.
Easy Beef Stew
I love how easy this beef stew recipe is! It’s both healthy AND comforting.
Honey Garlic Chicken
You can serve this tasty 5 ingredient recipe over rice, on sandwiches and salads, in tacos, or even in soup! It’s an excellent meal prep item.
Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce
Making your own spaghetti sauce is much healthier than the store-bought varieties. This slow cooker version is easy and versatile.
Maple Mustard Chicken & Potatoes
This recipe is equal parts easy and delicious! Plus it’s 21 day fix approved!
Chicken Caesar Sandwiches
Packed with protein, this recipe is healthy, filling, and super tasty.
With just a few simple ingredients, these chicken fajitas come together really easily in the slow cooker or Instant Pot.
Spiced Lemon Crockpot Chicken Thighs
Such a versatile, frugal, and healthy crockpot meal! Weight Watcher points provided too.
3-Ingredient Chicken Tacos
With only 5 minutes of prep time, this slow cooker taco recipe is ridiculously easy and delicious.
Keto Italian Slow Cooker Meatballs
These high protein, low carb meatballs are made without breadcrumbs. A keto marinara sauce recipe included too!
Keto Chicken Parmesan
Even if you’re not following a keto diet, you’ll want to dig into this slow cooker chicken parmesan recipe!
Ready to make some easy healthy crockpot meals?
I hope this list of budget friendly slow cooker recipes has inspired you to try these easy, healthy dinners.
Eating healthy doesn’t have to be expensive or complicated.
Which one will you make first?
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