10 Vegetarian Slow-Cooker Meals for Meatless Monday from 10 Vegetarian Slow-Cooker Meals for Meatless Monday

10 Vegetarian Slow-Cooker Meals for Meatless Monday

While slow-cookers are known for handling larger cuts of meat they can also be used for hearty vegetarian meals

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10 Vegetarian Slow-Cooker Meals for Meatless Monday

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While slow-cookers are traditionally used for braising meat — pork shoulder, short ribs, or pot roast, they can also be used for hearty vegetarian meals. This Meatless Monday use your slow-cooker to make delicious meals loaded with vegetables that will make you consider becoming a vegetarian.  

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

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Thin slices of potato smothered in creamy, delicious Gruyère cheese — there's no way that could be bad. This is the perfect dish to serve on a cool fall night. — Carly Goldsmith

For the Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes recipe, click here.

Slow-Cooker Jalapeno Spinach Dip

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Everyone loves spinach dip, and this version is as easy as it is delicious. Just mix the ingredients together in the slow cooker for a savory and creamy dip. — Michaela Debelius

For the Crock-Pot Jalapeno Spinach Dip recipe, click here.

Slow-Cooker Lazy Day Lasagna

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If you’re skeptical about cooking lasagna in a slow cooker, have no fear — it’s as easy as layering the ingredients and setting the timer. This recipe will have your lasagna pan gathering dust says special contributor Marlene Koch. Layer the cheese and marinara sauce in between the noodles for a hearty and delicious vegetarian meal.

For the Slow-Cooker Lazy Day Lasagna recipe, click here.

Slow-Cooker Mac and Cheese

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Mac and cheese is the homiest, most delicious comfort food you can treat yourself too. Now imagine being able to come home to freshly baked, always delicious mac and cheese that comes straight from a slow-cooker? You’ll be in heaven, we promise! — Lauren Gordon

For the Slow-Cooker Mac and Cheese recipe, click here.

Slow-Cooker Mexican Style Quiche

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The spices, cheeses, and even the vegetables in this Mexican style quiche are all easily customizable to your personal preferences. — Lauren Gordon

For the Slow-Cooker Mexican Style Quiche recipe, click here.

Slow-Cooker Minestrone

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Need a hearty soup for Meatless Mondays? Throw this into your slow cooker before you leave for work in the morning. When you get home, the most amazing thyme- and sage-laced smells will be wafting through your house. All you’ll need to do is add the orzo, zucchini, and spinach to the pot and wait 30 minutes for a delicious, stick-to-your-ribs meal. You won’t even miss the meat. Shelby Kinnaird

For the Slow-Cooker Minestrone recipe, click here.

Slow-Cooker Mushroom Spinach Lasagna

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vegetarian lasagna recipe made with a mushroom-spinach tomato sauce layered with uncooked lasagna noodles and cheese in a slow cooker. — Hunt’s

For the Slow-Cooker Mushroom Spinach Lasagna recipe, click here.

Slow-Cooker Southwest Spinach and Artichoke Dip

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Standard spinach artichoke dip gets a Mexican makeover with the addition of chopped green chiles and pepper Jack cheese. — Pillsbury

For the Slow-Cooker Southwest Spinach and Artichoke Dip recipe, click here.

Slow-Cooker Vegetarian and Vegan Lentil Curry

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Lentils are packed with protein, which is perfect for vegetarians in need of that essential nutrient. Plus, when lentils are slow cooked for hours in flavorful spices like curry, they taste pretty darn good, too. — Lauren Gordon

For the Slow-Cooker Vegetarian and Vegan Lentil Curry recipe, click here.

Slow-Cooker Vegetarian Chipotle Chili

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Marvelous and meatless, this chili is still hearty enough to warm the heart and belly of any chili lover. The chipotle chili powder gives this slow cooker recipe the kick it needs to make it an instant favorite for vegetarians with a penchant for spicy foods. We are positive you are going to love this homey and satisfying meal. — Shelby Kinnaird 

For the Slow-Cooker Vegetarian Chipotle Chili recipe, click here.