A keto diet takes a science-backed approach to food to force the body to burn fat instead of carbs. While it is highly beneficial, many people find it bland and boring.
A keto diet can be limiting, yes, but there are ways you can inject scrumptious flavors into your diet. Using a crockpot, for example, will not only offer a convenient approach to cooking nutritious meals but also fill your home with the most amazing aromas. Here’s a list of 30 keto crockpot recipes you can try to add some incredible flavors to your life.
1. Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Soup | Keto, Crock Pot
This warm and comforting soup is easy to make and wonderfully delicious. To make, combine chicken breast and broth, broccoli, seasonings, full-fat cheese, and cream in a crockpot, then stir in some xanthan gum to thicken the soup and keep the fats from separating. You can stir in extra Parmesan and butter and serve this bowl of goodness with keto butter crackers to delight your senses.
2. Cozy Up with Keto Butternut Squash Soup in the Crockpot
Super delicious and very healthy, this low-carb soup is perfect for the fall. It calls for cooking squash, cauliflower, and onion with spices, then adding in some vegetable broth and cooking until the veggies are tender. You can use an immersion blender to purée the veggies until smooth, then load it with seasonings to serve. Make sure to consume this soup in moderation, or it might kick you out of ketosis.
3. Crock Pot Creamy Tuscan Chicken
This creamy Tuscan chicken is so good, you’ll keep wanting to make it again and again. Make it by combining juicy chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, and nutritious spinach with a creamy, ultra-cheesy sauce made from EVOO, aromatic garlic, heavy cream, and chicken broth. Stir in some Parmesan to thicken the sauce and enjoy a bowl full of delightful Italian flavors.
4. Crock Pot Loaded Cauliflower Casserole (Low Carb)
If you’ve been looking for a flavorful and filling side dish to feature on your dinner spread, your search ends here! This low-carb casserole combines frozen cauliflower with bacon bits, cheddar cheese, cream cheese, diced green onions, and shredded cheese. Serve this creamy casserole with grilled meat for a filling meal.
5. Crock Pot Pork Loin – BBQ Pulled Pork
This recipe comes together with just three ingredients — BBQ rub, pork loin, and BBQ sauce. It takes 4 hours to cook, which can seem time-consuming. But, once you get a taste of the moist, tender, melt-in-your-mouth pork loin, you’ll find it’s worth the wait, and then some! Serve on its own or pair it with keto coleslaw.
6. Crock Pot Queso Dip
So you’ve got your healthy keto snacks, but no dip? We’ve got you covered! Instead of hitting the store, try this queso dip recipe. It uses flavor-rich salsa, cream cheese, and shredded cheese to produce a creamy, cheesy dip with a subtle hint of spice. Go ahead and catch up on your favorite Netflix show while it cooks to perfection.
7. Crock Pot Sausage and Peppers
Take your taste buds on a flavor ride with this delicious comfort food. Sautéed sausage, peppers, and onions simmered in a low-carb marinara sauce produce a dish that’s brimming with robust flavors. Serve it with creamy cauliflower mash for a filling meal. The dish comes together with minimal prep, making it a convenient weeknight meal.
8. Crock-Pot Low Carb Keto Taco Casserole
Easy and delicious, this keto casserole is the stuff of dreams. Make this rich, filling, casserole with hearty ingredients like ground beef, taco seasoning, veggies, and green chilies. Slow-cooked for about two hours, it offers zesty taco flavor in every bite. Add some cheddar cheese or other light and flavorful toppings before serving.
9. Crock-Pot Skinny Spinach Dip
This healthy dip is made with spinach, fat-free Greek yogurt, mozzarella cheese, and sour cream and flavored with Parmesan cheese, seasonings, and garlic. Yum! It pairs wonderfully with everything from carrot and bell pepper sticks to broccoli and cauliflower florets, celery sticks, and pita chips — the possibilities are endless!
10. Crockpot BBQ Keto Meatballs
These keto BBQ meatballs are so good they’ll give your regular meatballs a run for their money! They’re bursting with incredible flavors, all thanks to a surprising secret ingredient — raspberry sauce! Its sweet yet tangy flavor works well with spicy and vinegary BBQ sauce, creating a mouthwatering flavor combination.
11. Crockpot Breakfast Casserole
Start your day off right with this delicious and easy-to-make breakfast casserole. Ust toss cheese, eggs, meat, and veggies with flavorful seasonings to create a wonderful meal that’ll power you through the day. Plus, this no-stress and no-mess meal is freezer friendly, so you can make a big batch over the weekend to enjoy it on hectic weekdays.
12. Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip (Keto Buffalo Chicken Dip)
Featuring the classic buffalo wing flavor, this creamy, cheesy dip is an incredibly irresistible crowd-pleaser. You can make it with cooked chicken breasts, cream cheese, buffalo sauce, sour cream, Mexican shredded cheese, and ranch dressing. Serve it with celery sticks, tortilla chips, crackers, and/or carrot sticks for a splendid snack.
13. Crockpot Cabbage Soup with Beef
This cabbage soup is healthy, hearty, and filling — the holy trinity of a satisfying meal. Plus, it’s super easy to prepare. All you have to do is add beef, veggies, broth, and seasonings to a crockpot, and let the appliance work its magic. Make a large batch and store extras in an airtight container in the refrigerator for a comforting meal later.
14. Crockpot Cauliflower Soup
A bowl of this comfort food is all it takes to warm you up on chilly winter days. Prepare this deliciously creamy delight with cauliflower, aromatic garlic, chicken broth, heavy cream, cheddar cheese, and seasonings. Garnish it with bacon bits, more cheddar cheese, and green onions,, and serve!
15. Crockpot Chicken Chili Soup
This comforting soup is a winter essential — and it’s easy to see why. It’s made with nutritious chicken, aromatic garlic, onion, bell pepper and jalapeño pepper to add spice, and chicken broth, then garnished with cheese, creamy avocado, and a dollop of sour cream. Feel free to use whatever veggies you have on hand to make it to your preferences.
16. Crockpot Chili with Butternut Squash
The nourishing soup is a comforting meal in a bowl. It’s prepared with healthy and flavorful ingredients, and you can garnish it with a variety of toppings like avocado, sour cream, or cilantro. It’s perfect for parties and potlucks; pair it with some cornbread to sop up the exquisite flavors.
17. Crockpot Keto Pizza Casserole (Easy Dinner Idea)
This simple, hearty, and filling pizza casserole will quickly become a family favorite! It calls for layering ground meat in a crockpot with marinara sauce, followed by pepperoni, veggies, mozzarella cheese, and Provolone cheese. Add some pepper flakes on top for a spicy kick before serving. This dish is freezer-friendly, so you can make extras to enjoy on busy days.
18. Crockpot Keto Spinach Artichoke Dip
Perfectly cheesy and creamy, this appetizer dip has just the right amount of spice to tease your taste buds. To make, put all the ingredients in a crockpot, then leave it to cook for 3-4 hours, alternating between high and low heat. It will produce a divine dish that you can serve with veggies, pork rinds, crackers, chips, or bread.
19. Crockpot Pork Chile Verde (Paleo, Whole30 + Keto)
This pork Chile Verde will set the tone for your game night. It has the most authentic Mexican flavors — think smokey, sweet, bitter, and spicy! The pork butt cooked with a wide variety of spices and herbs for 8-10 hours delivers a mouthwatering meal. Serve with rice on a bed of greens.
20. Easy Crockpot Keto Swedish Meatballs (Cozy and Comforting)
Swedish meatballs make for a fantastic dinner, and you can prepare them in a crockpot for a hassle-free cooking experience. All you need for the meatballs are ground pork, egg, and Parmesan cheese, along with Allspice and onion powder. Shape the mixture into 1-inch balls, then douse them with beef broth and Worcestershire sauce and then add sour cream and cream cheese. Dig in!
21. Easy Keto BBQ Chicken
This BBQ chicken tastes even better than it looks! To make, simply drizzle the chicken with olive oil, flavor it with seasonings, then brush it with BBQ sauce to cook. You can serve it as a light dinner or lunch, shred it and add to sandwiches, or serve it as-is for an appetizer.
22. Easy Keto Crockpot Pork Chops
This keto crockpot recipe tastes exquisite and fills your home with wonderful aromas as it cooks. It’s also easy to make — all you need are spices, aromatics, seasonings, pork chops, and mushrooms to produce this heavenly delight. You will also need xanthan gum to thicken the gravy to your desired consistency. Serve with keto potato salad or mashed cauliflower.
23. 5 Ingredient Crockpot Chicken Fajitas | Gluten-free, Whole30, Keto, and Paleo
Making recipes with loads of ingredients can be a hassle. This five-ingredient chicken fajitas recipe comes to your rescue, offering a flavorful meal with minimal prep. It features chicken breast, onion, bell peppers, crushed tomatoes, and yummy taco seasoning. You can serve it immediately or store it in a sealed container in the freezer to enjoy on hectic weekdays.
24. Keto Beef Stew (Crockpot)
This one-pot meal has minimal prep and cleanup time, perfect for those living a busy lifestyle. Make it with nourishing marrow bones, tender chuck roast, beef tallow, bone broth, your choice of low-carb veggies, and seasonings for a scrumptious meal. You can serve it with a vegetable side, keto breadsticks, or a simple salad.
25. Keto Crack Chicken in the Crock Pot
A simple but versatile crockpot recipe, this one’s perfect to make for large gatherings. Just add chicken breast to a crockpot along with chicken broth flavored with ranch seasoning. Cook it until the chicken shreds easily with a fork. Next, mix in cream cheese, cheddar cheese, and bacon and cook until the cheese has melted. You can serve it in lettuce wraps or over Portobello mushroom to enjoy.
26. Keto Crockpot Chili – Low Carb Beef Chili
This spicy, meaty, satisfying chili is comfort food at its finest. It’s a fusion of the best Mexican and Texan flavors and is destined to please your taste buds. The ground beef is cooked with onions, tomatoes, tomato paste, chilies, and a handful of other seasonings. Serve it with cheese and creamy avocados for a nutritious meal.
27. Keto Crockpot Tuscan Soup
Featuring delicious Italian flavors, this scrumptious Tuscan soup will transport you to Tuscany! It’s also quite easy to make. Just add all the ingredients to a crockpot, cook it on low for 4-6 hours, then mix in some spinach and cream and stir to combine. Serve it with some parmesan on top to elevate all the flavors.
28. Keto Whole Crockpot Chicken
This crockpot recipe is perfect for feeding a crowd. It produces fall-off-the-fork tender and moist chicken with crisp skin, with every bite infused with the most delightful flavors. Pair it with green beans or cauliflower mash to round up your meal. You can also store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to three days.
29. Make Keto Chicken Wings in Your Crockpot!
Tangy, smoky, and finger-lickin’ good, these keto chicken wings will elevate your dinner spread like no other. It’s also super easy to make in three simple steps — season the raw wings, smother them with sauce, then cook them for a few hours. And there you have it, tender yet crispy chicken that’ll take your taste buds for a ride!
30. Paleo Crock Pot Slow Cooker Cauliflower Mash
Here’s a healthy and flavorful crockpot recipe that is also super easy to make! All you have to do is place the cauliflower in a crock pot, top it with garlic cloves, vegetable broth, and water, and cook until the cauliflower is tender. Next, add ghee and puree everything with an immersion blender. Season to taste, add some fresh herbs, and serve!