There are hundreds of recipes for larger slow cookers that make tons of food. Sometimes it’s nice to make enough chili to last the whole winter, but other times I just want to come home to a different dinner every night. You make these 6 Vegan Slow Cooker Recipes below in your small 1 1/2 to 2 quart crockpot.
There’s just enough for you and the person lucky enough to get invited to dinner. Or you can make them for yourself and have lunch for the next day!
This Slow Cooker Bean and Oat Chili for 2 is so much fun to make. You put all the chili ingredients in the bottom of the slow cooker and top with a sweet potato. Each person gets half of the sweet potato with chili ladled over the top for dinner. If that’s not good enough, there’re oats involved too!
‘Tis the season of all things winter squash. Why not include it in your vegan mac and cheez? Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Macaroni is the answer. If you haven’t made pasta in your slow cooker before make sure you watch it and check on it after you’ve added it. It can go from al dente to mush quickly.
Barley is a warming stomach filling grain that screams fall. In this Root Veggie Barley Risotto, there’s no stirring because it’s made in your slow cooker. The barley cooks slowly so it can simmer all day while you’re away at work.
Sometimes you just need to sit in front of the fireplace with a big bowl of warming chili. This Lots of Beans and Grains Slow Cooker Chili fits the bill. It’s also great over nachos, in burritos, or over macaroni.
Thanksgiving is often celebrated with a large group, but sometimes it’s nice to stay at home with your special someone. This Easy Thanksgiving Dinner for Two is just what you need and you’ll only be cleaning up one slow cooker that gives you a main and two sides!
This is my favorite brunch recipe, but it’s great for dinner too. The way this Spicy Southern Chickpeas and Grits recipe is written you make the chickpeas and grits in separate 1 1/2 or 2-quart crockpots. But don’t worry if you only have one. Just make the chickpea portion in your slow cooker and cook the grits on the stove.