15 Easy Low-Carb Recipes You Can Make in Your Slow Cooker
Low-carb diets don't have to be hard. It can actually be incredibly easy to whip up meals using low-carb ingredients, if you know what you're doing. Eating low-carb meals becomes even easier when you make everything in your slow cooker. You can legitimately throw in the ingredients, set it, and forget about it until mealtime. We've put together 15 of our favorite low-carb recipes that you can make in your slow cooker, so you can bookmark them for those days when you don't feel like putting forth a lot of effort in the kitchen but don't want to slip up on your diet!
Overnight Breakfast Casserole
This overnight casserole recipe is packed with protein and good fats but leaves out the heavy carbs.
Get the recipe: overnight breakfast casserole
For this vegetable soup, you could swap out the butternut squash for a lower-carb option like broccoli or cauliflower or even some leafy greens.
Get the recipe: vegetable soup
Don't be alarmed that this recipe calls for beer and orange juice. Because it's small amounts, it won't jack up your carb intake for the day!
Get the recipe: chicken carnitas
Throw your spaghetti squash in the slow cooker and serve it up with some olive oil and leafy greens for a tasty low-carb meal.
Get the recipe: spaghetti squash
Thai Zucchini Lasagna
This slow-cooker lasagna has a Thai twist: peanut sauce, which adds a bunch of flavor but not carbs.
Get the recipe: Thai zucchini lasagna
Once you've cooked up the chicken for this recipe, serve it in lettuce wraps with some cheese on top to keep it low in carbs.
Get the recipe: chicken tacos
You can make this recipe as is for about 25 grams of carbs per serving, or you can leave out the parsnips and the carrots and sub in broccoli or cauliflower.
Get the recipe: beef stew
Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
These bite-size snacks are great for a party or just a night at home and pair well with a nice big, leafy green salad.
Get the recipe: buffalo chicken meatballs
Hawaiian Kalua Pork
Serve this delicious pork dish with a heaping helping of green veggies and a spritz of olive oil for a dose of healthy fat.
Get the recipe: Hawaiian kalua pork
Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry
This beef and broccoli stir-fry would be great served on a bed of cauliflower rice, which is an excellent low-carb alternative to white rice.
Get the recipe: beef and broccoli stir-fry
This recipe swaps out traditional lasagna noodles for zucchini and eggplant to keep it low in carbs.
Get the recipe: Crock-Pot lasagna
Italian Chicken With Zucchini Noodles
The great thing about this recipe — aside from it being low in carbs — is that the whole shebang comes together in your slow cooker, which is just so easy.
Get the recipe: Italian chicken with zucchini noodles
Balsamic Brussels Sprouts
This tasty brussels sprouts dish is simple and easy and provides a hearty low-carb option for whichever main dish you serve it with.
Get the recipe: balsamic brussels sprouts
This whole meal comes in at just under 15 grams of carbs, which is considerably lower than if you'd made it with traditional pasta instead of zucchini!
Get the recipe: turkey bolognese with zoodles
This recipe calls for adding potatoes to your slow cooker as a side, but you can easily leave them out and just cook the beef and serve it with a side of leafy greens to keep it low-carb.
Get the recipe: corned beef