Healthy Crock Pot Recipes

Crockpot Cooking for a Healthy Lifestyle

20 Healthy Crockpot Recipes

Crockpots are a great way to make healthy meals with minimal effort. These 20 recipes are easy to make and full of flavor. From soups and stews to main dishes and desserts, these recipes are sure to please.


  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz) corn, drained
  • 1 can (4 oz) diced green chiles
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup sliced black olives
  • 1/4 cup diced avocado
  • 1/4 cup diced jalapeno peppers


  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the ground beef, onion, and garlic until the beef is browned and the onion is softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Drain off any excess fat and transfer the beef mixture to a 6-quart slow cooker.
  3. Add the diced tomatoes, black beans, corn, green chiles, chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper to the slow cooker and stir to combine.
  4. Pour the chicken broth over the top and stir again.
  5. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.
  6. Stir in the sour cream, cheddar cheese, cilantro, green onions, olives, avocado, and jalapeno peppers.
  7. Cover and cook on low for an additional 15 minutes.
  8. Serve with additional toppings, if desired.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 437
  • Fat: 19g
  • Carbohydrates: 37g
  • Protein: 28g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Sugar: 5g

Additional Tips and Variations

For a vegetarian version, omit the ground beef and replace the chicken broth with vegetable broth. You can also add additional vegetables such as bell peppers, zucchini, or squash. For a spicier version, add more jalapeno peppers or use a hotter variety.

This easy and flavorful crockpot recipe is sure to become a family favorite. With minimal effort and maximum flavor, it’s a great way to get a healthy meal on the table.