30+ Gluten Free Crockpot Recipes - Real Food Whole Life

30+ Gluten Free Crockpot Recipes

November 13, 2021

If you’re looking for easy, healthy gluten free crockpot recipes, then you’re in the right place!

Read on for a collection of 30+ simple slow cooker dinners – including chicken, vegetarian, beef, grain free and dump & go recipes.

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We love easy crockpot dinner recipes around here, especially when they’re simple to make gluten-free meals!

They’re the perfect low-effort dinner for busy weeks (or anytime you don’t really feel like cooking).

In this slow cooker collection you’ll find plenty of chicken, vegetarian, beef, turkey, grain free, and dump & go crockpot dinner ideas that the whole family will love.

As well as some helpful tips for how to easily store & freeze any leftovers for later!

easy to prepare gluten free crockpot recipes

Since all of these recipes come together in the slow cooker, they’re great for meal prep.

Slow cooking works for a surprising variety of gluten-free dishes – like healthy soups, stews, chilis, meatballs, hearty main dishes and even tacos!

gluten-free slow cooker recipes table of contents

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chicken

beef

turkey

vegetarian

dump and go

grain free

how freeze and store leftover gluten free crockpot recipes

  • All of these slow cooker recipes will keep well in the fridge for up to 3-4 days, in a sealed container
  • Many of these recipes also freeze well, store in a sealed freezer friendly container for up to 2-3 months

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I’ve also included some paleo, whole30, vegetarian and vegan options too – so there’s something for everyone to enjoy!

I hope you’ll make these easy, healthy Gluten Free Crockpot Recipes soon.

If you do, be sure to share it on Instagram and tag me at @realfoodwholelife so I can see!

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Dump and go slow cooker recipes

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chicken recipes

3-Ingredient Crockpot Salsa Chicken Stuffed Potatoes is the easiest, most delicious, craziest simple recipe you’ll find anywhere. What’s more, everything cooks together in the slow cooker, so prep is super fast and cleanup is a breeze!

Ingredients: chicken breasts or chicken thighs, salsa, and russet potatoes

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A sweet and savory summer wonder, this simple, healthy Slow Cooker Peach Chicken with Basil is easy to make, tastes amazing, and will keep your kitchen cool in the warm months and bring a touch of summer in the cold months.

Ingredients: chicken, onion, balsamic vinegar, peaches, basil, garlic powder and salt.

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The perfect recipe for when you’re short on time but still want a delicious, real food dinner, 5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Fajita Salsa Chicken is a snap to prep and requires just a handful of ingredients.

Ingredients: chicken, onion, bell pepper, salsa, lime juice and salt

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Crockpot white chicken chili is an easy prep, dump and go recipe, made with healthy ingredients and deliciously creamy without any dairy. Also includes Instant Pot and Stovetop instructions!

Ingredients: chicken breast, stock, white beans, mild green chilis, salsa verde, onion, garlic powder, cumin, cream cheese (traditional or dairy-free).

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Cozy and delicious Thai Inspired Chicken Meatball Soup can be made on the stovetop or slow cooker resulting in a super flavorful coconut curry broth. Includes easy swaps to make this whole30, paleo, nut-free, vegetarian and vegan friendly!

Ingredients: ground chicken, rice noodles, chicken stock, almond flour (or oat flour), lemongrass, garlic, ginger, red curry paste, fish sauce, coconut aminos, water, coconut milk, baby spinach, lime juice and salt (includes swaps for vegetarian, vegan, whole30, paleo)

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Crave-worthy Buffalo chicken gets a dairy-free makeover! Stuffed inside a tender sweet potato, and done completely in the slow cooker, 5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken & Sweet Potatoes is your answer to dinner tonight.

Ingredients: chicken breasts, sweet potatoes, hot sauce, mayo, lime juice, coconut oil and salt

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Packed with chicken and vegetables, Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free) is made with real food ingredients and tastes amazing!

Ingredients: chicken breasts (or thighs), chicken stock, carrots, celery, onion, frozen peas, coconut milk, bay leaf and other seasonings

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beef recipes

Slow Cooker Easy Beef & Bean Chili is super fast to prep and yields rich, hearty results every time. Pile on the toppings and have yourself some chili tonight!

Ingredients: beef, kidney beans, onion, bell pepper, fire-roasted tomatoes, garlic powder, chili powder, cumin, lime juice and salt

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Sausage, Cabbage & Sweet Potato Stew is a super-simple, ultra comforting one-pot meal that comes together in a matter of minutes. A cozy, delicious gluten-free, dairy-free, whole30 recipe that can be made in the Instant Pot, Crockpot or stove top.

Ingredients: polish beef sausage, stock, sweet potato, purple cabbage, onion, apple cider vinegar

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turkey recipes

This 3-bean crockpot turkey chili is an easy, one-pot meal made with ground turkey, hearty beans, simple spices, and plenty of vegetables. Perfect for busy weeknights!

Ingredients: ground turkey, canned beans, bell peppers, onion, sweet potato, tomatoes, cumin, chili powder, lime juice, and other spices

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These Crockpot Turkey Meatballs combine ground turkey with fresh spinach, basil and marinara for an easy-prep gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo and whole30 friendly recipe!

Ingredients: ground turkey, marinara sauce, basil, spinach, onion, garlic powder, nutritional yeast and salt.

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These easy slow cooker turkey tacos combine ground turkey meat with tomato sauce & a few simple spices for the perfect, easy prep taco filling. Make tonight taco night!

Ingredients: ground turkey, tomato sauce, olive oil, cumin, chili powder, granulated garlic powder, paprika and salt

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Made with ground turkey meat, tomato paste, ketchup, and simple spices, slow cooker turkey sloppy joes is a crowd-pleasing dinner that can also be made paleo and Whole30.

Ingredients: ground turkey, tomato paste, ketchup, mustard, olive oil, garlic powder, onions, red bell peppers, water and salt.

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Made with carrots, celery, onions and potatoes, this comforting crockpot turkey soup is so easy to prepare. The perfect way to stretch leftover turkey meat into extra meals. Also has instructions for stovetop and the Instant Pot!

Ingredients: cooked turkey, chicken stock, onion, carrot, celery, potatoes, canned coconut milk (or heavy cream), garlic powder, Italian seasoning and salt

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vegetarian recipes 

Slow Cooker Vegetable Curry combines sweet potato, chickpeas, cauliflower, spinach, coconut milk, and curry powder for a hearty vegetarian and vegan meal.

Ingredients: chickpeas, sweet potato, cauliflower, onion, vegetable broth, peas, spinach, coconut milk, curry powder, turmeric, ginger, garlic powder, tomato paste, lime juice, and salt

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This easy, hearty vegetable soup recipe is made with mixed vegetables, requires no pre-cooking, and makes for a satisfying vegetarian and vegan meal. Also includes directions for stovetop!

Ingredients: russet potatoes, celery, carrot, onion, fire roasted tomatoes, tomato paste, peas, corn, green beans, stock, garlic powder, smoked paprika, bay leaves and salt.

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This easy crockpot lentil soup is made with simple pantry ingredients like green lentils, celery, carrot and spinach making for a hearty vegan and vegetarian meal. Plus instant pot and stovetop directions!

Ingredients: green (or brown) lentils, stock, onion, celery, carrot, diced tomatoes, garlic, red wine vinegar, spinach, salt and bay leaves.

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This easy crockpot vegetarian chili recipe tastes delicious and is easy to make with basic pantry ingredients, three beans, vegetables, and spices. Gluten free and vegan!

Ingredients: black beans, pinto beans, kidney beans, bell peppers, onion, fire roasted tomatoes, cumin, chili powder, lime juice, and other spices

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5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes are easy to prepare in the slow cooker and make for a filling, festive and delicious meal.

Ingredients: black beans, sweet potatoes, salsa, garlic powder and smoked paprika.

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Rich, sweet and comforting, Slow Cooker Creamy Potato Corn Chowder (Dairy-Free) is super simple to throw together and is oh-so-creamy without the cream! And, since you can use fresh sweet corn or frozen, this easy dinner recipe is sure to become a family favorite any season of the year.

Ingredients: russet potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, broth, coconut milk, onion, garlic, white wine vinegar and other spices

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dump and go recipes

A simple and delicious plant-based meal, Slow Cooker Butternut Squash, Kale & Quinoa Stew is hearty, nourishing and packed with all the good stuff.

Ingredients: butternut squash, quinoa, kale, tomatoes, broth, onion, garlic, white wine vinegar, cumin, paprika, and other spices

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Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken with 5-Ingredient Peanut Sauce is a crave-worthy dinner that can be prepped in minutes!

Ingredients: chicken, broccoli, bell peppers, peanut butter, garlic, maple syrup, vinegar and other spices

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A simple drop, stir, cover, and go recipe; Slow Cooker Enchilada Quinoa (Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free) is so easy to prepare, tastes amazing, and packs well for lunch the next day.

Ingredients: quinoa, canned black beans, bell pepper, onion, cumin, garlic powder, mild chili powder, tomato sauce, diced fire-roasted tomatoes, green chilis, lime juice and salt

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5-Ingredient Black Bean Sweet Potato Chili is simple to prepare, totally nourishing, and absolutely delicious.

Ingredients: sweet potatoes, black beans, salsa, vegetable stock, cumin, smoked paprika and salt

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The Best Golden Glow Red Lentil Soup is an easy one-pot meal that’s bursting with nourishment. Simple to make in the Instant Pot, Crockpot, or stovetop, you’re going to love this gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian recipe.

Ingredients: red lentils, coconut milk, tomatoes, onion, lime juice, garlic, ginger, turmeric and other spices

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grain free recipes

Light, healthy, and bursting with flavor, Instant Pot + Crockpot Sunshine Lemon Chicken Chowder makes for an easy weeknight dinner.

Ingredients: chicken breasts (or thighs), baby potatoes, celery, cauliflower, onion, chicken stock, coconut milk, lemon juice, turmeric and other seasonings

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Tender, juicy, and super delicious, buffalo turkey meatballs are a healthy appetizer or main dish, made with no breadcrumbs, and easy to prepare in the crockpot or in the oven.

Ingredients: ground turkey, grated onion, almond flour (or oat flour), nutritional yeast, granulated garlic powder, cayenne pepper sauce, butter (traditional or dairy-free) and salt

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This Crock Pot Italian Wedding Soup is an easy prep, gluten-free & dairy-free take on the classic everyone knows and loves! A delicious, cozy soup packed with veggies, leafy greens and hearty, tender meatballs. Also includes stovetop directions.

Ingredients: ground beef (or ground turkey), carrots, celery, onion, nutritional yeast, escarole (or kale), chicken stock, garlic, granulated garlic powder, almond flour (or oat flour), baby spinach, lemon juice, egg (optional) and salt

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Skip the processed ranch packets and make your own to use in this easy, delicious Healthy Slow Cooker Ranch Chicken & Veggies!

Ingredients: chicken breasts, chicken stock, potatoes, carrots, yogurt (traditional or plant-based), mayo, apple cider vinegar, and the easiest homemade ranch seasoning

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The secret to perfect, juicy pork carnitas is to broil the shredded pork for 10-15 minutes after it has been tenderized in the slow cooker for several hours. Serve the carnitas warm as a filling for tacos, burritos or in bowls for an easy weeknight dinner win!

Ingredients: pork loin roast (or pork shoulder), orange juice, lime juice, cumin, chili powder, and other seasonings

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30+ Gluten Free Crockpot Recipes: Lemon Chicken Chowder

Yield 6
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 5 mins

Light, healthy, and bursting with flavor, Crockpot Sunshine Lemon Chicken Chowder makes for an easy weeknight dinner. Includes Instant Pot instructions. Plus 30+ more easy, healthy gluten free crockpot recipes the whole family will love!

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt divided
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 ½ pounds baby potatoes halved or quartered
  • 1 small head cauliflower separated into florets
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 1-2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • cup full fat coconut milk from a can
  • Chopped fresh parsley and freshly ground pepper to taste

Instructions

Instant Pot Instructions

  • Add the olive oil to an electric pressure cooker. Turn to saute, add the onion and ¼ teaspoon salt and saute for 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the turmeric, stirring until fragrant.
  • Add the celery, potatoes, cauliflower, and ¼ teaspoon salt, stirring to combine. Add the chicken stock, chicken, and remaining ½ teaspoon salt, stirring until well combined.
  • Secure the lid, select the manual setting, and set it to high pressure for 20 minutes.
  • When the pressure cooker timer is done, quick release the pressure.
  • Remove the chicken,  and shred or chop into bite sized pieces. Add back to the pressure cooker, along with the lemon juice and coconut milk, stirring to combine. It’s okay if the cauliflower breaks apart, it will add texture and body to the chowder. Taste, adding additional salt, pepper, lemon juice, or parsley if desired.

Crockpot Instructions

  • Add the olive oil to a medium pan over medium heat. Add the onion and ¼ teaspoon salt, cooking until soft, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the turmeric, stirring until fragrant. Carefully transfer the onion mixture to a 6-quarter slow cooker.
  • Add the celery, potatoes, cauliflower, and ¼ teaspoon salt, stirring to combine. Add the chicken stock, chicken, and remaining ½ teaspoon salt, stirring until well combined.
  • Cover and cook on high for 4 hours, or low for 6, or until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender.
  • Remove the chicken,  and shred or chop into bite sized pieces. Add back to the slow cooker, along with the lemon juice and coconut milk, stirring to combine. It’s okay if the cauliflower breaks apart, it will add texture and body to the chowder. Taste, adding additional salt, lemon juice, parsley or pepper if desired.

Notes

Not into lemon? Simply skip it. Or, add more if you like the tang.
Swap different fresh herbs to sprinkle on top. Dill, chives, or basil would be a lovely addition.
Don’t have or don’t want to use coconut milk. Heavy cream will work in its place.

Nutrition

Calories: 375kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 799mg | Potassium: 1457mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 117IU | Vitamin C: 73mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 3mg
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