17 Paleo Crockpot Recipes


A crockpot is a wonderful electrical appliance which can make it easier to have healthy meals even you’re having a busy day. Also known as a slow cooker, it is easy to use and has low and high cook settings. Good models also have a keep warm feature which will keep your meal ready to eat whenever you come home. You can get it in various sizes from ones that are good for a couple of people to a size that is suitable for large families.

There are many advantages to using a crockpot. This includes reduce preparation time and an easier cleanup. Ultimately, a crockpot can help you resist the temptation of ordering takeouts when you’re tired and busy so you can stay paleo and have nutritious meals each time.

A crockpot is also very useful when you want to save money. Not only will it help you tenderize less expensive cuts of meat, it also uses less electricity than an oven.

Now, one of the misconceptions about using a crockpot is that it’s limited to soups and stews. This can’t be more wrong since you can also make other types of dishes, including dessert, using this reliable appliance.

Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, let’s move on to the paleo crockpot recipes that we’ve collected for you.

1.  Crock Pot Turkey Bolognese Sauce

Our first easy weeknight dinner recipe is Cook Eat Paleo’s Crock Pot Turkey Bolognese Sauce with Zucchini Noodles. The great thing about this recipe is that it’s foolproof. You just need to place all the ingredients in your slow cooker and you’re guaranteed a nutritious meal once you return home from work.

Also, if you like it with more kick, just increase the amount of crushed pepper flakes that you add. At the same time, you can just decrease it, or remove it altogether, if you can’t handle the heat.

Check out the recipe here

2.  Slow Cooker Apple Cinnamon Pork Loin

In our paleo bread recipes collection, I mentioned how apple and cinnamon is one of the best food combinations that mankind ever came up with. Now, this same combination is showcased in this Slow Cooker Apple Cinnamon Pork Loin recipe by Wicked Spatula.

From this combination alone, you know that this dish will have some sweetness to it. Add to that the sweet potatoes and honey and you have a kid-friendly dish. On the other hand, if you want more variety in terms of flavor, you can always add herbs like rosemary and thyme.

Check out the recipe here

3.  Slow-Cooker Paleo Italian Stuffed Peppers

If you have a picky eater in the house, one of the best things that you can do to appeal to their appetite is to make the dish interesting. And, this Slow Cooker Paleo Italian Stuffed Peppers recipe from Following in My Shoes is just what you need.

They’ll be curious about what’s inside and once they take the first bite, there’s no coming back. They will surely fall in love with this Italian dish.

Check out the recipe here

4.  Slow Cooker Seafood Stew

If you’re tired of meats like beef, pork and chicken, why not go for some seafood tonight? This Slow Cooker Seafood Stew from I Heart Naptime is the perfect seafood dish when you’re tired and looking for something heart-warming. Your choice of seafood will be cooked in a tomato-based broth which will be flavored by herbs like basil, thyme, oregano and cayenne pepper. Just don’t forget to substitute some sweet potatoes to the potatoes to make it paleo-friendly.

Check out the recipe here

5.  Creamy Cauliflower Shrimp Chowder

You might also like PaleOMG’s Creamy Cauliflower Shrimp Chowder. The bacon along with the smoked paprika, garlic powder, oregano and thyme keep this dish flavorful. On the other hand, the cauliflower, carrots, celery and shrimp make this nutritious and at the same time, filling. Serve this with some freshly baked bread for a more satisfying meal.

Check out the recipe here

6.  Slow Cooker Broccoli Beef

Do you have guests coming over? Serve them this Slow Cooker Broccoli Beef from Le Creme de la Crumb. It’s a paleo-friendly version of the Asian classic that will surely capture the hearts of your guests.

Aside from its tastiness, the best thing about this dish is that it only takes 10 minutes to prepare and the rest of the work will be done by your crockpot. Before serving you just need to steam some broccoli for a bit before adding them to the dish.

Here is a video of making Slow Cooker Broccoli Beef:

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7.  Slow Cooked Bacon-Wrapped Chicken

Looking for a no-fuss but tasty dish? Check out Paleo Leap’s Slow Cooked Bacon-Wrapped Chicken. It only takes 15 minutes to prepare and after 6  to 8 hours, you can come home to a satisfying meal.

Even better, you only need 6 ingredients for this dish, namely chicken breasts, barbecue sauce, fresh lemon juice, apples, onions and bacon.

Here is a video of making Slow Cooked Bacon-Wrapped Chicken:


Check out the recipe here

8.  Crock Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

They say chicken soup can cure colds and flu. This is true since a good bowl of this hearty soup can help you boost your immune system. So, when cold season comes to make a batch of this nutritious Crock Pot Chicken Noodle Soup from Paleo Hacks. Also, since this dish is versatile, you can be creative and use whatever you have on hand.

Check out the recipe here

9.  Paleo Mississippi Roast

Plaid and Paleo’s Paleo Mississipi Roast is a good dish to make if you know that you’ll be busy the next few days. You can always make some extra and save them for sandwiches, salads and other easy to prepare meals.

This recipe will give you fork-tender meat that is flavorful and very easy to make.

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10.  Slow Cooker Vegetable Korma

If you’re looking to take a break for meat, then check out this Slow Cooker Vegetable Korma recipe. It is filling and bursting with flavors so it will satisfy you even sans the meat. It’s also a comforting dish to have when it’s cold outside and you want something that will warm you to the bones.

Check out the recipe here

11.  Super Easy Paleo Crock Pot Chili

Also, speaking of the cold season, there’s no beating a good bowl of chili like this recipe from Paleo Grubs. Of course, since it’s paleo, it doesn’t have beans and cheese. However, it’s still just as good. Plus, this chili is loaded with nutrients. As always, you’re free to adjust the heat of this chili by decreasing or increasing the chili powder and cayenne.

Check out the recipe here

12.  Zucchini Crock Pot Paleo Lasagna

Did you know that you can also make some lasagna using your crockpot? If that has piqued your interest, why not try this Zucchini Crock Pot Lasagna recipe from My Natural Family. Since this is a paleo-friendly version, it doesn’t use pasta and instead, it uses some zucchini.

It doesn’t have cheese as well since the faux cheese sauce consists of some zucchini squash, coconut milk and egg.

Check out the recipe here

13.  Paleo Friendly Honey Garlic Wings

If you’re like me and you just love honey garlic wings, then this recipe from Garlic My Soul is a must-try. It’s a version of this crowd favorite that uses a crockpot for easy cooking. You can even use different cuts of chicken if you want. For a more complete meal, serve this with some cauliflower rice and a light salad.

Check out the recipe here

14.  Crock Pot Chunky Monkey Paleo Trail Mix

People always on-the-go need enough energy to keep up with their busy schedules. For this, you might want to check out this Crock Pot Chunky Monkey Paleo Trail Mix recipe. You’ll be mixing different types of nuts with some coconut flakes, coconut sugar, banana chips and dark chocolate chips. It’s the perfect go-to when you need a good snack to get you through the day.

Here is a video of making Crock Pot Chunky Monkey Paleo Trail Mix:

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15.  Crock Pot Paleo Cookies with Chocolate Chips

Truthfully, I’m still amazed at how versatile a crockpot is. It can make everything from entrees, stews, soups and even desserts and snacks like this recipe from Food Faith Fitness. These guilt-free chocolate chips are completely paleo-friendly and grain-free. It’s crispy on the outside and soft on the inside.

Here is a video of Crock Pot Paleo Cookies with Chocolate Chips:

Check out the recipe here

16.  Crockpot Brownie Bites

This very chocolatey Crockpot Brownie Bites from Life Made Full uses almond flour instead of all-purpose flour to keep it paleo-friendly. Plus, it will only take 10 minutes of your time to prepare these little balls of delight.

Check out the recipe here

17.  Crockpot Sugar Detox Dessert Stuffed Apples

Last, but certainly not least, we have a dessert that showcases the combination of apple and cinnamon. It is very easy to prepare so you can quickly do it before you start doing your chores. After a few hours, it’ll be ready for you and your family to enjoy.

Check out the recipe here

And, there you have it – 17 tasty paleo crockpot recipes. If you don’t have a crockpot yet, I’m sure you’re interested in getting one now. Or, if it lies unused in the corner of your kitchen, take it out now and start slow cooking delicious and filling meals that you and your whole family can enjoy.

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Don’t let your busy schedule ruin your paleo diet. Just grab some of these paleo crockpot recipes and start having nutritious meals every time you come home from work.