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Best Low Carb Crock Pot Recipes

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15 Low Carb Crock Pot Recipes – Here is a terrific lineup featuring some of our favorite crockpot recipes that are easy to make gluten-free and low-carb in the slow cooker, but pack BIG flavors into every bite!

Best Low-Carb Crock Pot Recipes Ever!

Why We Love These Low Carb Recipes

Eating “light” has never been so easy! Today we are sharing 15 of our favorite tried-and-true Low Carb Crock Pot Recipes that are a snap to make in a slow cooker, and just so happen to be healthy.

From hearty soups and stews, to crowd-pleasing tacos and a chicken dip that is sure to knock your socks off, you will love this roundup of paleo, keto recipes, and gluten free-friendly dishes! (Just be sure to check the ingredients list and options of each post for details on how to tweak recipes to fit your specific dietary needs. :))

Soups and Stews Slow Cooker Recipes

There is nothing better on a chilly evening than digging into a warm bowl of cozy soup. These stews, soups, and chilis are the ultimate comfort foods – even if they are light on carbs!

1. Low Carb Vietnamese Pho Soup

This Low Carb Vietnamese Pho Soup recipe is a traditional beef pho soup recipe with fabulous low-carb noodle options to fit into keto diet and paleo diets.

Best Low Carb Vietnamese Pho Recipe

2. Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Soup

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Soup is lighter than buffalo chicken wings (made with boneless chicken thighs or chicken breasts) but with all the robust flavor-  and it can also be made on the stovetop!

3. Chicken Tortilla Soup with Roasted Tomatoes

Seriously, here is the BEST Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe ever! This fresh and healthy tortilla soup is zesty with fire-roasted tomatoes and slightly thickened with crushed tortilla chips – but is easy to customize with low-carb options.

The Best Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

4. Chicken Chili Verde

Chicken Chili Verde is a lean low carb green chili recipe that fits neatly into a Paleo and Whole 30 diet! It’s gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free… And delicious!

Whole 30 Chicken Chile Verde Recipe #ASpicyPerspective #whole30 #paleo #lowcarb

5. Creamy Lemon Chicken Soup with Spinach

Creamy Lemon Chicken Soup with Spinach is a FABULOUS low-carb and keto-friendly chicken soup recipe brimming with chicken broth, bright lemon, parmesan cheese, and veggies.

Best Creamy Chicken Soup with Lemon Recipe (Low Carb) #ASpicyPerspective #chicken #soup #chickensoup #creamy #keto #lowcarb #lemon #parmesan #spinach

6. Paleo White Chicken Chili

Healthy low-carb, low-fat, high-flavor Paleo White Chicken Chili (AKA Keto White Chicken Chili) will make your house smell like heaven. (Assuming heaven smells SPICY and delicious!)

Easy Paleo White Chicken Chili #paleo #recipe #chicken #chickenchili #chili

Shredded Chicken, Beef, and Pork

These shredded chicken, beef, and pork recipes are practically effortless! Most require just a handful of ingredients dumped into the crock, and then everything gets left alone to cook until the meat is fork-tender. Then load up onto your favorite Low Carb Keto Tortillas for tacos, Cloud Bread, healthy wraps, salads, and more!

7. Shredded Chicken Tacos

Make fabulous (and healthy) Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos with just two simple ingredients! It’s a classic set-it-and-forget-it recipe – and bonus, we offer Instant Pot instructions as well.

8. Retro Crockpot Roast Beef (Pot Roast)

This classic recipe for juicy, tender, and tangy Shredded Roast Beef is easy to make in the slow cooker with just a few simple ingredients like ketchup and your favorite soda.

Metal spoon holding shredded roast beef from slow cooker to camera.

9. Slow Cooker Carnitas

This classic Slow Cooker Carnitas recipe is made with pork and bacon grease, so you know it’s a winner! The shredded meat is loaded with spices and perfect for making lettuce wraps and taco salads.

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10. Magic Bloody Mary Shredded Beef

We add spicy (and low-carb!) Bloody Mary drink mix to a classic Crockpot Shredded Beef recipe for deliciously bold, tangy, and fork-tender pulled beef!

11. Ropa Vieja (Cuban Beef)

Cuban-style Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja is fabulous on sandwiches or served with traditional rice and plantains… But as-is it’s low-carb, paleo, gluten-free, and keto!

Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja (Cuban Beef Recipe) #ASpicyPerspective #paleo #keto #glutenfree #lowcarb #cuban #beef

More Mouthwatering Dishes

We round out our low-carb crockpot recipes lineup with a few other dishes we know you’ll love! Give these a try for an exciting but easy and healthy(ish) dinner any night of the week.

12. Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip

Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip is a cheesy, spicy, delicious chicken dip made with Frank’s RedHot sauce. It’s easy to make in the slow cooker and just so happens to be low carb and keto-friendly, too!

13. Swedish Meatballs

Use frozen gluten-free or low-carb homemade ground beef meatballs to make the easiest savory Swedish Meatballs with creamy gravy recipe in a Crockpot or Instant Pot!

Serve over Roasted Cauliflower Rice or creamy Cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes” for a complete low-carb meal.

Swedish meatballs in a crockpot.

14. Crock Pot Shepherd’s Pie

Crock Pot Shepherd’s Pie is a rich and savory dish that offers all of the comfort and flavors of a classic shepherd’s pie recipe, like peas, carrots, onions, garlic, and cheddar cheese. Yet can simmer all day in the slow cooker and is easy to make low carb with a Mashed Cauliflower topping.

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15. Italian Sausage Stuffed Banana Peppers

These tangy Stuffed Banana Peppers are filled with savory Italian sausage and cream cheese, and smothered with marinara and melted cheeses. They are gluten-free, low-carb, and utterly delicious!

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5 comments on “Best Low Carb Crock Pot Recipes”

  1. Thank you so much for these recipes, they all look amazing and I can’t wait to try them all! I have made the pho soup and Swedish meatballs. They’re both very delicious and easy to make! 

  2. thank you, love all of these, great resource to have, love the chilis and soups!

  3. I am always watching carbs so this is super helpful! Thanks!

  4. I love the slow cooker buffalo chicken soup! Can’t wait to try some of the other recipes on this list.

  5. this post was the best thing ever! super easy dinner recipes and that pot roast and ropa vieja recipes will be on repeat this fall and winter! thank you so much for sharing!