Turn to these gluten-free slow cooker recipes for easy, set-it-and-forget-it GF meals in your crockpot.
Whether you are gluten-free by choice or by necessity, these diet restrictions do not have to leave you without flavorful food.
You can turn to your slow cooker instead to help you make the most delicious and delightful gluten-free meals the easy way.
If you have never heard of a crockpot, you are seriously missing out. It is every busy person’s best friend in the kitchen.
A crockpot is an electric kitchen device that slow cooks meals for hours, activating each flavor during the process.
You can leave it on before going out for work, and by the time you return, your slow-cooked meal will be ready.
I may be overdoing it, but my kitchen has five slow cookers, from very small to very large. This manual one is a lot like my favorite and has High, Low, Warm, and Off. Perfect.
I don’t think you really need bells and whistles on a slow cooker, but they are certainly out there if that’s your thing. This $$$ one seems to do everything but clean my kitchen.
So, here’s a compiled list of my favorite gluten-free recipes from around the food world that use a slow cooker.
Each of these gluten-free slow cooker meals spotlights robust flavors that will stick to your ribs and make amazing leftovers too.
Slow cooker recipes are great for meal prep on Sundays too. Add different sides and veggies and you have a week’s worth of meals.
So without further ado, here’s a roundup of the best gluten-free crockpot recipes!
1. Slow Cooker Roast Beef
Sunday roast will be taken to the next level with this gluten-free slow-cooker recipe.
This recipe uses cornflour instead of flour, making it completely gluten-free friendly.
Slow cooking roast beef is considered the best way to enhance the flavors of the meat, and it literally melts in your mouth as you eat it!
This recipe will also tell you how to make the gravy and roast vegetables to go with this dish, so don’t forget to check it out here.
2. Gluten-Free Slow Cooker Lasagna
Not only does this recipe create the most delicious lasagna, but it is also perfect for people who prefer gluten-free AND vegan food.
This recipe uses a ton of lovely vegetables instead of any meat, so this delicious lasagna is also plant-based.
(If you buy store sauce, read the labels to make sure it’s gluten free.)
It looks tasty, easy, and aesthetically pleasing!
You can read the full step-by-step recipe here.
3. Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki
This is a gluten-free chicken slow cooker meal that is also sugar-free, allergy-free, soy-free, and paleo. What more could you want?
It is ideal for a delightful dinner that will leave your family wanting more, but it also is the perfect recipe to use for prepping meals for the week.
It uses a homemade teriyaki sauce so you can adjust the sweetness and mildness according to your taste.
You can find the full recipe for this healthy and delectable meal here.
4. Slow Cooker Taco Soup
This taco soup made in the crock is perfect anytime. Hearty and flavorful, it gives you the flavor of tacos in a comforting soup.
It feels like a big warm hug!
The recipe uses ground beef that you will have to brown in a separate pan before putting it in the crockpot.
You can serve this delicious soup with tortilla chips, cornbread, or our cilantro-lime infused rice.
Take a look at the Taco Soup recipe here.
5. Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Beef Stew
Another recipe fit for the colder months is this delightful and easy gluten-free meal from Jennifer Fugo that is packed with exciting flavors.
This one-pot meal requires you to just dump all of the ingredients in the crockpot and switch it on, and you’re done!
After a few hours, your gluten-free slow cooker meal will be ready. Check out the recipe here.
6. Slow Cooker Apple Chicken
This recipe is another gluten-free chicken slow cooker meal that looks like a must-try.
Not only is this recipe gluten-free, but it is also dairy-free. Using chicken thighs and golden raisins (or sultanas), this recipe from Celiac Mama looks mighty tasty!
She serves this over rice, but riced cauliflower would work too!
Overnight spice rub on the chicken enhances the flavor.
You can find the full recipe here.
7. Slow Cooker San Francisco Style Pork Chops
This simple and fool-proof recipe will definitely become your family’s favorite.
This recipe from Meaningful Eats uses thick pork chops (probably the most delicious anyway), shredded lightly on the plate.
Gluten-free and dairy-free, and I bet you can’t even tell. Serve over quinoa to add to those earthy flavors.
This looks like a perfect meal to indulge on a lazy Sunday or for Saturday dinners with the whole family.
We aren’t sure what makes them San Francisco style, but who cares. We’re there in spirit.
Here is the full recipe for these mouth-watering pork chops.
Consisting of nine ingredients and taking 10 minutes of prep work, this slow cooker pumpkin pie oatmeal features chewy goodness and fall flavors thanks to pumpkin puree and spices.
Double the recipe and save the leftovers for a quick breakfast.
To store, place them in an airtight container and slide it into your fridge for up to a week.
Spice up your holiday table with this sweet potato chipotle chili made in a crockpot.
Hearty with a hint of spice, your guests are sure to leave with full bellies and thankful hearts!
The secret to the smokey flavor of this dish comes from slow-cooking the chipotle peppers.
The recipe calls for ground turkey, pork, or chicken meat but you can go meatless too!
This isn’t your normal chicken curry—trust me.
It’s cooked in a slow cooker and combined with incredibly aromatic herbs and spices like onion, garlic, ginger, curry powder, and red pepper flakes.
Hearty and comforting, this curry is also a good make-ahead option!
Place it in an airtight container, then slide it into the fridge. When properly stored, you’ll be able to enjoy the dish for up to three days!
Made from only four ingredients and prepared in just 10 minutes, this recipe for chicken wings lets your slow cooker handle the rest.
Plus, it’s quick, easy, and bursting with parmesan-garlic flavor!
And the best part of this dish is that it can be made in advance so you’ll have more time with your guests and family.
Garnish the chicken with some chives or green onions if you like.
Quick to put together, this slow cooker chicken tortilla soup is warm enough to soothe your soul.
The dish is overflowing with delicious flavor from the combination of garlic, yellow onion, chili powder, corn, cumin, and cayenne pepper.
Also, you can customize the recipe easily!
Include chopped bell pepper or any of your favorite veggies. Or substitute the poblano peppers with your favorite chilies!
This slow cooker chicken cacciatore dish will satisfy your cravings for something warm and savory!
The chicken is seasoned with salt and pepper before being combined with a special sauce alongside garlic, onion, bell peppers, diced tomatoes, rosemary, and thyme.
Then slow cook for three to four hours!
Once done, serve it over zoodles and top with plenty of grated Parmesan cheese.
In case you want it to be more flavorful, it’s best to sear the chicken until golden and saute the vegetables before placing it into the slow cooker.
Everyone will come back for a second serving of these slow cooker bacon-baked beans.
They’re cozy and delicious, especially when you add a lot of bacon!
The recipe starts by cooking the bacon, onion, pepper, and garlic before adding cups of fresh water and soaked navy beans into the slow cooker.
Once the beans are tender, a mixture of brown sugar, barbecue sauce, vinegar, mustard, and molasses gets added to the mix and then cooked for an additional one to two hours.
Pro tip: Soak the navy beans overnight to cut the prep time.
This recipe is an easier and quicker version of chicken carnitas as it’s made in a slow cooker.
And with a short ingredient list and little hands-on time, the dish is your perfect companion for a busy day!
Serving it alongside lettuce wedges, and roasted veggies, tortillas, or over rice is sure to wow your guests at the dinner table–so better not to forget the sides!
Made from fresh vegetables, broth, and seasonings, this indulgent and velvety soup is the perfect go-to dish for a cold winter night!
The combination of cream cheese, Greek yogurt, whole milk, and cheddar cheese gives this soup a smooth texture and just the right amount of creaminess.
It’s delectable on its own, but this soup is great when served over rice or used as a topping for baked potatoes.
These slow-cooker short ribs are a quick option to traditionally braised ones–you don’t even need to pay any attention to them once you get them in the slow cooker!
Packed with so much Asian flavor with such a short ingredient list and just 15 minutes of prep time, this dish is sure to be the star of your potluck dinner!
The bottom line
Try out these insanely delicious gluten-free slow cooker recipes for a midweek dinner, Sunday dinner or a Saturday lunch when you want comforting, hot food that basically makes itself while you are relaxing, spending time with family, or running errands.
Hope you enjoy our selection of gluten-free crockpot recipes we’ve collected from around the web.
Happy gluten-free cooking! Be well, dear friends.
- Slow Cooker Roast Beef
- Gluten-Free Slow Cooker Lasagna
- Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki
- Slow Cooker Taco Soup
- Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Beef Stew
- Slow Cooker Apple Chicken
- Slow Cooker San Francisco Style Pork Chops
- Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal
- Crock-Pot Sweet Potato Chipotle Chili
- Slow Cooker Thai Curry Chicken
- Easy Slow Cooker Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings
- Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup
- Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore
- Slow Cooker Bacon Brown Sugar Baked Beans
- Slow Cooker Chicken Carnitas
- Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheese Soup
- Slow Cooker Korean Short Ribs
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- Tell us your favorites on the list