A bowl of spaghetti topped with slow cooker meatballs and sauce

Healthy slow cooker recipes

20 Recipes

Come home to a nourishing, hot supper with our triple-tested healthy slow cooker dishes - from casseroles and shepherd's pie to risottos and rice pudding.

Slow cooker meatballs

5

(1 rating)

Try these slow cooker meatballs for a tasty family meal. Turkey mince makes lighter meatballs which kids love. They also freeze well so you can batch cook
  • 6 hours
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow cooker lasagne

4.82143

(7 ratings)

Slow cook your next lasagne for extra tender mince – and this version is low-fat and low-calorie. A healthy family meal to give you comfort on cold nights...
  • 4 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow cooker vegetable lasagne

4.295455

(11 ratings)

Make this low-calorie veggie lasagne as a lighter alternative to the traditional pasta bake. It's deliciously moist and packs in all of your five-a-day...
  • 3 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker bio yogurt

4

(3 ratings)

You need just two ingredients – milk and live yogurt – to make this bio yogurt, full of gut-friendly probiotics. Mix with fruit, or cereal for breakfast...
  • 17 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker mushroom risotto

1.86111

(9 ratings)

No need for constant stirring with our low-fat, low-calorie mushroom risotto made in a slow cooker. Sprinkle with parmesan for a comforting veggie meal
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker chicken

0

(0 ratings)

Why not use the slow cooker to make your Sunday lunch? Cooking low and slow ensures wonderfully tender, juicy meat – then use the pan juices to make gravy...
  • 5 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

Slow cooker breakfast beans

3.333335

(3 ratings)

Enjoy this slow-cooked alternative to canned baked beans for breakfast or brunch, served on toast or with eggs. They're a good source of protein...
  • 5 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker bone broth

0

(0 ratings)

Leave this bone broth overnight in the slow cooker. It's flavoured with vegetables, bay, lemon and herbs to make it all the more satisfying on a winter's day...
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow cooker pork fillet with apples

3.25

(5 ratings)

Pork and apples is a classic combination and the meat is all the more tender when slow-cooked for four hours. Serve with greens for a complete, healthy meal
  • 4 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow cooker barbacoa beef

4.75

(4 ratings)

You can leave this barbacoa beef in the slow cooker during the day if you're entertaining. Serve in lettuce cups, tacos, or over rice with vegetables...
  • 9 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow cooker rice pudding

0

(0 ratings)

Enjoy a nostalgic pudding, or a gluten-free alternative to porridge for breakfast. Add natural sweetness with fruit or almonds and a dusting of cinnamon
  • 4 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker Turkish breakfast eggs

4.375

(2 ratings)

Spice up your baked eggs and get two of your five-a-day with this Turkish-style breakfast or brunch dish. It's low-calorie, too, and high in vitamin C...
  • 6 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker shepherd's pie

4.57143

(7 ratings)

Slow-cook shepherd's pie and you'll be rewarded with succulent mince. This recipe is also low-fat and low-calorie with three of your five-a-day...
  • 6 hours
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow cooker spiced apples with barley

0

(0 ratings)

Choose eating apples if you want the sliced rings to stay intact in the slow cooker. Make as a low-fat yet tasty pudding, or lazy weekend breakfast dish
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker chicken casserole

4.375

(20 ratings)

Treat the family to this wholesome chicken casserole that delivers comfort while being low-fat. And you can let a slow cooker do most of the work
  • 7 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow cooker chilli

5

(4 ratings)

Batch-cook this chilli and freeze for healthy dinners when you're pushed for time. It'll soon become a family favourite with hidden veg to nourish fussy eaters...
  • 7 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Rich paprika seafood bowl

3.75

(10 ratings)

Eating healthy isn't all about salad, this fish stew counts as 3 of your 5-a-day and it's low-fat...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Big-batch Bolognese

4.34559

(34 ratings)

Whip up a huge batch of bolognese that's fit to feed a hungry crowd, or freeze half for a speedy midweek meal...
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Creamy veggie korma

3.64

(50 ratings)

Creamy and healthy - a winning combination for this curry, which can be easily adapted to suit all the family if some want to add meat
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spiced carrot & lentil soup

4.55471

(690 ratings)

A delicious, spicy blend, packed full of iron and low fat to boot. It's ready in under half an hour or can be made in a slow cooker...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian