The Best Vegetarian Slow Cooker Chili Recipes

By Michelle Honeyager | Last Updated: March 29, 2017

vegetarian chili with cilantro on a dark wood background. the toning. selective focus
vegetarian chili with cilantro on a dark wood background. the toning. selective focus

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Love a good vegetarian chili, but you’re short on time? Time to break out the slow cooker for some vegetarian slow cooker chili. By dumping those ingredients into the pot while you have more time, and setting the slow cooker ahead of time, you’ll have a hearty chili ready when you are. The best vegetarian slow cooker chili recipes below keep the robust flavor of chili alive, while they cook without constant supervision.

Easy Crockpot Lentil Chili Recipe

easy crockpot lentil chili

Image: Jeanette’s Healthy Living

This thick lentil chili goes good served over quinoa. It packs plenty of flavor, since it contains dry mustard, coriander powder, cumin and chili powder, as just a few of the spices.

Get the recipe: Easy Crockpot Lentil Chili

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili

This super colorful vegetarian chili calls for red onions, avocado and cilantro on top. The chili itself contains quinoa for some added protein. The recipe also calls for one cup of beer for added flavor, though you can also use just extra veggie broth.

Get the recipe: Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili

Slow Cooker Veggie Chili

slow cooker veggie chili

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This recipe allows you to throw in some more unconventional chili additions like mushrooms. It also adds zucchini and squash to the dish. Chili powder and pepper add kick.

Get the recipe: Slow Cooker Veggie Chili

Three-Bean Vegetarian Chili

three bean vegetarian chili

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Get a boost of protein with black beans, kidney beans and pinto beans. Chili powder, cumin and Worcestershire sauce add plenty of flavor to this slow cooker favorite. Cook this one on low for eight hours for a chili when you get home from work.

Get the recipe: Three-Bean Vegetarian Chili

Easy Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili

This vegetarian slow cooker chili recipe loads in tons of spices, like onion powder. A wide array of veggies like mushrooms, onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, corn and chili peppers add a hearty vegetable base. There’s even some cornmeal to give the chili a thicker texture.

Get the recipe: Layers of Happiness

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili with Quinoa

slow cooker vegetarian chili with quinoa

Image: Simply Quinoa

The main feature of this dish is, of course, the added cooked quinoa for a pack of protein. This dish also has a rich tomato base to it.

About Michelle Honeyager

Michelle Lovrine Honeyager is a freelance writer living in Southeastern Wisconsin. You can find out more about her at https://www.clippings.me/michellelovrine.

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Comments

That looks great! I’m going to try it.Love the recipe
Omg! Thank you SO much! I made this at home and it was delicious! A lot of other veg chili recipes seem very complicated. This one is easy peasy and SO worth it. It also was VERY inexpensive and will last a few days
thanku

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