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I’d like to take a moment to celebrate the most liberating kitchen appliance of all time-the crockpot. Slow cooker meals have been saving us all time in the kitchen for decades, and when you’re on the ketogenic diet, you develop a special appreciation for every time-saving keto crockpot recipe you find.
Because your body depends on it!
The Cold Hard Truth
Most of us don’t have several hours a day to spend in the kitchen planning and preparing our ketogenic meals. But, we know our keto diet requires a fair amount of plan & prep, or we risk falling off our shiny new fat burning wagon straight into carbs-ville.
The Best Way to Bypass Carb City?
Meal planning and using keto crockpot recipes!
I know busy weekends often prevent Sunday meal prep and that’s why I celebrate my keto crockpot recipes-often!
You can throw them together quickly, and by the end of the day, you have a healthy keto meal that tastes amazing!
I’m organizing these keto crockpot recipes for you so they’ll be easy to find later. I’m putting chicken first then beef then moving on to soups. I hope that cause any controversy. I did my best to include as much variety as possible without going too far into complicated crockpot territory! There’s some of everything here-from good old standby meal prep chicken and broth recipes (for weekends when you do have time to meal prep!) to slow cooker ribs! Yeah-you can do those in the crockpot!
Keto Crockpot Recipes ~ Chicken
Easy Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Easy step by step guide on how to do meal prep chicken in your crockpot!
Crock Pot Pepper Jack Chicken The EASIEST of all time! Just throw a few chicken breasts in with some bell pepper, mushrooms, a bag of frozen green beans and a little garlic and onion powder and you’ve got a delicious keto friendly meal at the end of the day!
Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Chicken Chili Very little prep work required -unless you want to use pre-soaked beans in your chili! Otherwise, you just whisk up the fabulous Mexican spices Heidi at Foodie Crush has put together & throw everything in the crockpot for 8 hours!
Paleo Coconut Curry Chicken Recipe This is one of those put it all in the crockpot & let it cook for hours recipes that I love! If you like chicken, coconut milt, onion, jalapeño, garlic, ginger, and curry then you’ll love this recipe from My Natural Family!
Crockpot or Skillet Peanut Lime Chicken Here’s a sweet and salty Thai keto crockpot recipe that you can freeze and cook later! YESSS! And it doesn’t call for anything crazy! You use chicken, peanut butter, lime, soy, garlic, cilantro, ginger, & red pepper!
Slow Cooker Garlic Chipotle Lime Chicken Another set it & forget it keto crockpot recipe! Don’t be afraid of the spice in this easy recipe from Beauty and the Foodie-you can adjust to taste! All you need for this one is chicken (frozen is fine!), tomato sauce, garlic, green chiles, apple cider vinegar, lime, your favorite sweetener, chipotle powder, and salt & pepper!
5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Garlic Balsamic Chicken The prep for this one is super easy and you do right there in your crockpot! All you need is a few garlic gloves, a little olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and kosher salt and bone-in chicken breasts! This keto crockpot recipe from Real Food Whole Life is one that you’ll put on repeat!
Summer Slow Cooker Recipe-Lemon Chicken With Rosemary 4 pounds of bone-in chicken thighs are paired with thinly sliced onions, fresh carrots, garlic, lemon, and rosemary to create a delightfully delicious and simple crockpot meal.
Skinny Slow Cooker Kung Pao Chicken This healthy version of Kung Pao Chicken from The Recipe Critic is so much better for you than take out! And it doesn’t call for any ingredients that are off the beaten path unless you count the dried red chili peppers!
Slow Cooker Paleo Ranch Chicken – Low Carb Like the sound of a 5 minute prep time? Thought so!
Slow Cooker Paleo Jerk Chicken Yes, traditionally Jerk Chicken is a grill recipe, but let’s make it easy on ourselves, ok?
Keto Crockpot Recipes ~ Beef & Pork
5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Steak Fajitas If you’re looking for a delicious keto friendly fajita recipe with a homemade seasoning this is it! You can use a packet if you feel you must-I won’t tell on you-but Shannon (aka Fit Slow Cooker Queen) has a simple recipe for one-& I bet you have all the ingredients in your spice cabinet!
Low Carb Crock Pot Roast Beef Recipe It only takes 15 minutes to prep this keto crockpot recipe from Low Carb Yum! Serve with steamed or mashed cauliflower for a complete and comforting dinner!
Yes, it tastes as good as it looks!
Now you do have to sear two pounds of flank steak to get this recipe started, but then you set it & all the other tasty ingredients in the crockpot & forget it for 8 hours. Then you shred it up with a fork and serve it over a salad or leaf tacos. It’s magical.
Crockpot Crustless Pizza Looking for an easy keto crockpot recipe the whole family will love? You can put this Crockpot Crustless Pizza together in 10 minutes using (browned)ground beef, mozzarella & provolone cheese, pizza sauce, and any other toppings you desire (mushrooms, pepperoni, etc.)
Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef Alyssa (aka The Recipe Critic) says this beef is one of the best things you’ll ever make in your slow cooker. I think she’s right! It takes minutes to prepare the flank steak & seasonings and 4 hours to cook!
Slow Cooker BBQ Beef Burritos This recipe for slow cooker beef (for the burritos) has the most mouth-watering flavor-which is to be expected when you pair ingredients like black & chipotle pepper, garlic, and cinnamon!!! What could possibly make these crockpot creations better? How does 14g of net carbs for 2 burritos sound?
Take Out Crockpot Beef & Broccoli 5 minutes of preparation & 6 hours in the crockpot using a boneless beef chuck roast!
Crock Pot Philly Cheese Steak Casserole Inspired by the famous sandwich-minus the carbs! Simple prep & common ingredients like shredded beff, bacon, bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, and cheese make this keto crockpot recipe a favorite weekly go-to!
Keto Low Carb Chili Recipe No fancy ingredients! You’re going to love this 15 minute prep chili recipe (without beans) from Wholesome Yum! P.S.- Maya gives Instant Pot instructions for this one too!
5-Spice Slow Cooker Pork Ribs Yes, making ribs in the slow cooker is a thing! You can also use beef ribs if you prefer! Did I mention the 2 minute prep? T-W-O minutes! Think of all of the easy BBQ’s, family reunions, 4th of July cookouts…
Slow Cooker Pork Tenderloin The most unique & delicious pork tenderloin you can find! The tenderloin is fall apart tender with a-wait for it-Balsamic Blackberry Sauce the is divine! The best part? A 15 minute prep time!
Crockpot Sausage, Beans, and Greens Greens, beans, and turkey or sauce make a fabulous summer crockpot meal!
Paleo Pork Roast Slow Cooker Recipe With A Chimichurri Sauce Try this pork roast recipe-it’s everything you want in a crockpot roast…What I need you to NOTICE is this Chimichurri Sauce! It’s the game changer! This is the little black dress of drizzles-it goes with everything & everyone should have one!
Slow Cooker Mexican Lasagna Lean ground beef, Mexican seasonings, Rotel tomatoes, diced green chiles, onions, and low-carb tortillas make a Mexican Lasagna in the crockpot you’ll devour!
Keto Crockpot Recipes ~ Soups & Stews
Slow Cooker Low Carb Chicken Taco Soup All of the ingredients for this keto crockpot recipe go directly into your slow cooker & you’re done! Boom! Oh, and if for some reason you have leftovers, you can freeze those for later! Mic drop!
Easy Spicy Crockpot Double Beef Stew It takes all of 5 minutes to throw ll of the ingredients into your slow cooker & you’re done! Don’t let the “spicy” scare you away-it’s easy to adjust!
Slow Cooker Curried Tomato Soup 10 minute prep & 4 hour cook time!
Slow Cooker Pepper Jack Cauliflower Are you addicted to side dishes? This will help! Easy prep and when it’s all said and done you’re left with a bubbly, cheesy side that works as a cold breakfast the next day if your in a hurry!
Keto Crockpot Recipes ~ Dessert
Lemon Crockpot Cake | Low Carb Yum
Slow Cooker Low Carb Chocolate Cake | All Day I Dream About Food