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
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 1/2 cup uncooked long-grain white rice
- 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the ground beef, onion, and garlic until the beef is no longer pink. Drain off any excess fat.
- Transfer the beef mixture to a 6-quart slow cooker. Add the tomatoes, black beans, corn, green chiles, chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt, pepper, and chicken broth. Stir to combine.
- Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.
- Stir in the rice and cook for an additional 30 minutes on high or until the rice is cooked through.
- Stir in the cheese and cilantro and serve.
- Calories: 437
- Fat: 13g
- Carbohydrates: 51g
- 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 other vegetables such as bell peppers, zucchini, or squash. For a spicier version, add more chili powder or diced jalapenos.
This hearty and flavorful dish is a great way to feed a crowd. It’s easy to make and full of nutritious ingredients. Enjoy!