15 Low Calorie Crockpot/Slow Cooker Meals
Tasty Recipes that have 350 calories per serving or less!
I’m sure you’d agree that after a long day the last thing you want to do is spend a ton of time cooking a meal and cleaning up afterwards. When you’re hungry and tired, meal prepping isn’t exactly appealing. If you relate to that at all, then you need to become best friends with your crockpot!
Slow cooker recipes are a GAME CHANGER!! While you may need to do a bit of planning on the front end, you will totally thank yourself later!
Benefits of Crockpot Recipes
- They generally require a little bit of preparation, but require little attention during the cooking process.
- Only having to use one dish for meal prepping means way less dishes to do!
- If you make a large quantity, you can save left overs by freezing them for the future.
- It is a simple way to meal prep for the week.
- There are tons of recipes out there, so you won’t get bored.
If you are new to cooking with a slow cooker, I recommend reading tips for cooking with crockpots and Instant pots.
Once you understand how to use your crockpot, the possibilities for healthy recipes are endless! Here I’ve rounded up 15 recipes that are 350 calories or less per serving.
Healthline has a calorie calculator that can use information such as your age and weight to determine the calorie intake you would want in order to maintain your weight or lose weight. This can help you come up with a personalized food goal for balanced eating!
Note: You can find the full recipes for each food listed by clicking on the heading. Also,
Chicken and Butternut Squash Stew
A serving of this stew has 271 calories, 8g of fat, 21g of carbs, and 30g of protein.
This recipe just needs 10 minutes of prep and then you can throw it in the slow cooker. Doesn’t get much easier than that!
White Chicken Chili
One serving contains 314 calories, 4g of fat, 36g of carbs, and 34g of protein.
The website also has information for storing it or making other meals from the leftovers! This is definitely one to try.
Crockpot Pork Chop
One pork chop has 319 calories, 23g of fat, 7g of carbs, and 21g of protein.
You could pair it with a really low calorie veggie like celery, cucumber slices, or bell peppers!
Coconut Quinoa Curry
One serving has 289 calories, 22g of fat, 20g of carbs, and 6g of protein.
This is a vegan and gluten free option that is flavorful, bright, and easy to throw together.
Slow Cook Butter Chicken
A serving size of 3/4 a cup of chicken contains 281 calories, 9g of fat, 9g of carbs, and 35g of protein.
This chicken is a great example of how you don’t have to sacrifice flavor in the name of eating healthy. The spices here bring a rich taste to the chicken that is great alongside veggies or rice.
Crockpot Beef Stew
One serving has 328 calories, 18g of fat, 11g of carbs, and 32g of protein.
A lot of crockpot recipes use chicken, but the truth is that you can do all kinds of meat in a slow cooker. Try this beef stew, and enjoy a different protein!
Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps
A serving of 2 wraps has 212 calories, 4g of fat, 9g of carbs, and 34g of protein.
If you’re looking to cut down on carbs, there are all kinds of substitutes for holding food such as lettuce, zucchini, celery, and cucumbers. This recipe uses lettuce to make chicken wraps that are amazing!
Ratatouille with Chicken
A serving size of about 1 cup contains 131 calories. Unfortunately the other nutrition information is not displayed on the website.
Ratatouille is one of those comforting foods that feels homey and warms you up. It is a food that you can enjoy AND feel good about eating.
Crockpot Turkey Sausage Meatballs
You can enjoy 4 1/2 meatballs for 214 calories, 7g of fat, 11g of carbs, and 26g of protein.
These meatballs can be paired with a small amount of vegetables, noodles, or spaghetti squash for a filling, healthy meal.
Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps
One serving (3 wraps) has 163 calories, 4g of fat, 6g of carbs, and 28g of protein.
Not feeling the chicken taco wraps? Try buffalo chicken ones instead!
Chicken and Dumplings
A serving (2 cups) have 243 calories, 3g of fat, 32g of carbs, and 17g of protein.
It can be hard to find low calorie recipes for foods such as chicken and dumplings that typically have lots of creamers to thicken them. However, you can make this recipe gluten and dairy free, while still getting that creamy flavor!
Crockpot Beef Ragu
One serving has 342 calories, 18g of fat, 16g of carbs, and 32g of protein.
This hearty recipe is packed with veggies. You can eat it as a stew on its own, or have it alongside something like these low calorie mashed potatoes.
Chicken and Rice Soup
A serving of this soup has 250 calories, 6g of fat, 28g of carbs, and 20g of protein.
This recipe can also double as a chicken noodle soup recipe if you just swap out the wild rice for some healthy noodles!
Crockpot Chicken Fajitas
A serving of this chicken (1/2cup) has 162 calories, 3g of fat, 6g of carbs, and 25g of protein.
Rather than using a bunch of different dishes, you can make all of this fajita mixture in one pot! Then for serving you can use corn tortillas or substitute with a lower carb option like lettuce.
A serving size of 3/4 a cup of chicken has 331 calories, 18g of fat, 3 g of carbs, and 37g of protein.
A red bell pepper is about 19 calories, so you can have crack chicken in a stuffed pepper for under 350 calories!
You can also use a crockpot to make Healthy Hawaiian Haystacks or 100 Calorie Creamy Salsa Chicken!