When it comes to keto crockpot recipes, the options are endless. Whether you’re looking for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a snack, there’s a keto-friendly recipe out there for you. Read on.
In this article, we’ll share 25 of our favorite keto crockpot recipes that are sure to please everyone in your family.
From breakfast casseroles to hearty stews, there’s something for everyone on this list. And the best part is that each recipe can be made in your crockpot (slow cooker), so you can set it and forget it.
25 Best Keto Crockpot Recipes for the Entire Family
These recipes are divided into sub-sections, and each focuses on a key ingredient or goal. But all of them are specifically designed for the crockpot.
Without keeping you on your toes any longer, check out these keto crockpot recipes.
Let’s kick off this list with a crockpot recipe for smoked sausage and cabbage.
1. Low-Carb Crockpot Meals with Smoked Sausage and Cabbage
Smoked sausage and cabbage come together in this hearty and satisfying dish that will have you coming back for more. Check out the recipe at Recipes That Crock.
As far as ingredients are concerned, you need cabbage, chicken broth, beef smoked sausage, butter, salt, and pepper.
The recipe creates 8 servings, with 450 calories and 5g of carbs each. But this count depends on the beef smoked sausage, so be sure to check the nutritional values when purchasing it from your grocery store.
You need 5 minutes for preparation and 4 hours for cooking.
In the next section, check out a keto recipe for lasagna casserole.
2. Lasagna Casserole – Keto Crockpot Recipe
Lasagna is the epitome of comfort foods, but it’s generally carbo-loaded and off-limits for dieters. However, we found an incredible keto recipe at Hip 2 Keto that teaches you how to make a delicious lasagna casserole in the crockpot using cabbage leaves instead of pasta layers.
For the meat marinara sauce, you need onion, olive oil, ground beef, Italian sausage, tomatoes, garlic, fresh basil and parsley, salt, and tomato paste.
There are three layers to this keto lasagna. The first layer is made from cottage cheese, eggs, parmesan cheese, fresh parsley, salt, and pepper. The second layer contains only mozzarella layer, and the third layer has cabbage leaves.
The recipe yields 8 servings, with 749 calories and 18.5g of carbs each. It takes 45 minutes to prepare and 3 hours to cook.
In the next section, learn how to make faux mac and cheese in the slow cooker.
3. Mac and Cheese with Cauliflower – Low-Carb Crockpot Recipes
Mac and cheese is such an American classic but unsuitable for the ketogenic diet due to the high-carb macaroni. However, Eating Fat Is the New Skinny made a clever twist by replacing macaroni with cauliflower florets. Aside from the texture, we promise that you won’t feel any difference.
As for the ingredients, you need cauliflower florets, heavy cream, cream cheese, shredded Cheddar cheese, ground mustard, garlic powder, dried parsley, salt, pepper, and water. Just through everything in the crockpot, set it on low for 3 hours, and then serve it with sprinkled cheese.
The recipe yields a single serving with 246.5 calories and 4.5g of carbs.
The following section presents a keto version of chicken and dumplings.
4. Dumplings and Chicken Crockpot Keto Recipes
If you’re craving chicken and dumplings, you can indulge in this mouthwatering keto recipe from The Wicked Noodle, which replaces the traditional all-purpose flour with keto-approved flour options. This way, you can enjoy this delicious meal without worrying about the carbs.
To make the soup, you need extra-virgin or avocado oil, chicken thighs, chicken broth, garlic, onion, heavy cream, salt, and pepper. As for the dumplings, use almond and coconut flour, xanthan gum, baking powder, salt, and pepper.
The recipe produces 8 servings, with 636 calories and 12g of carbs each. It requires 15 minutes for preparation and 35 minutes for cooking, so you can have the soup ready in under 1 hour.
If your trusty crockpot is giving you trouble, there are also stovetop and instant pot instructions on The Wicked Noodle.
Check out additional keto chicken recipes.
In the next section, learn how to make taco chicken in the slow cooker.
5. Keto Chicken Crockpot Recipes with Tacos
This keto chicken taco from Joy Filled Eats features all your favorite flavors but without the carbs. It’s the perfect getaway to a long and hard day at work and, thanks to the crockpot, you can quickly whip it up as a weeknight meal.
The list of ingredients includes chicken breasts, chicken broth, cream cheese, salsa, and taco seasoning. If you don’t already have taco seasoning, quickly put it together by mixing paprika, cumin, chili, onion and garlic powder, cayenne, salt, and dried oregano.
When serving, you can top the tacos with sour cream, chopped onions, avocado, or fresh cilantro.
The recipe creates 6 servings, with 295 carbs and 3g of carbs each. It takes 5 minutes to prepare and 2 hours to cook in the crockpot.
If you typically use chicken breasts in your meals, check out our favorite recipes.
The next section focuses on pork chops.
6. Pork Chops in Crockpot Recipe – Keto Crockpot Meals
Pork chops can be cooked in various ways, but this easy crockpot recipe from Dear Mica is definitely one of our favorites, especially since it goes so well with the keto diet.
As far as ingredients go, you need pork chops, beef broth, tomato puree, xanthan gum, cumin, chili and garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Boneless pork chops work best, although bone-in pork chops can be used, too. You can serve it with cauliflower rice to keep the carb count to a minimum.
The recipe creates 4 servings, with 342 calories and 4g of carbs each. It takes only 5 minutes to prepare and 3-4 hours to cook in the crockpot on the high setting.
If you regularly crave boneless pork chop dishes, check out our favorites and try a new one every week.
The following section is all about chicken noodle soup.
7. Keto Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup
Chicken noodle soup is grandma’s favorite way to cure the flu and express her love. And you can drop the carbs to enjoy it on your keto plan, thanks to this cool recipe from Primal Edge Health.
When it comes to ingredients, you need chicken breasts, chicken broth, zucchini, raw apple cider vinegar, onion, garlic, celery, carrot, fresh parsley and rosemary, salt, and pepper.
The recipe yields 6 portions, with 218 calories and 7g of carbs each. It needs 10 minutes for preparation and 6-8 hours for cooking in the slow cooker.
Check out more keto soup recipes.
The next section has a keto recipe for buffalo chicken in the crockpot.
8. Buffalo Chicken – Keto Crockpot Meal
This crockpot buffalo chicken recipe from Kicking Carbs is perfect for game day feasts or busy weeknights. Best of all, it only takes minutes to prepare – just toss everything into the slow cooker and you’re good to go.
As far as ingredients go, you need skinless chicken breast or thighs, buffalo sauce, butter, the sweetener of your choice, smoked paprika, garlic powder or minced garlic, salt, and pepper. If you want to spice it up, add a dash of cayenne pepper. Pair this dish with steamed or roasted broccoli or a salad for a tasty meal.
The recipe yields 8 servings, each with 183 calories and 2g of carbs, so you can easily fit it with your keto plan. It takes 5 minutes to prepare and 3 hours to cook in the crockpot.
The following section is all about beef stew.
9. Keto Beef Stew Crockpot Recipe
A hearty beef stew can give you a pick-me-up after a long day at work, and this keto version from Peace Love And Low Carb is no exception. Since it’s made in the slow cooker, you don’t have to waste hours in the kitchen to cook something comforting.
Check your kitchen for these ingredients: stew beef meat, beef stock, olive oil, cooked and crumbled bacon, tomatoes, mixed bell peppers, cremini mushrooms, celery, carrot, onion, garlic, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce or coconut aminos, sea salt, ground black pepper, garlic and onion powder, and dried oregano.
The recipe creates 10 servings (cups), each with 235 calories and 5g of carbs. It takes 6 to 8 hours to cook this beef stew in the crockpot after a 20-minute preparation process.
In the next section, learn how to prepare meatloaf.
10. Keto Meatloaf in Crockpot
There’s nothing better than coming home to the delicious smell of homemade meatloaf, especially when it’s keto-friendly and already prepared by your dependable slow cooker. We certainly think so, and this recipe from All Day I Dream About Food proves it.
You will need ground beef, ground pork, onion, keto cracker crumbs or almond flour, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, eggs, and sugar-free BBQ sauce.
The recipe creates 10 servings, each with 366 calories and 4.4g of carbs. It takes 20 minutes to prepare and 6 hours to cook.
In the following section, check out crockpot chili.
11. Keto Crockpot Chili Recipe
Whether you’re following a keto diet or not, our keto chili recipe is sure to be a winner at your dinner table since it doesn’t contain beans but doesn’t skimp out on flavor either. It’s loaded with fiber and protein, and it’s low in carbs.
The list of ingredients contains bacon, olive oil, ground beef, onion, jalapeno, garlic, fire-roasted tomatoes and chiles, chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt, and beef or chicken stock.
The recipe creates 6 servings, each with 417 calories and 7g of carbs. It takes 15 minutes to prepare and 35 minutes to cook in the crockpot.
In the next section, learn how to cook Tuscan chicken with garlic.
12. Crockpot Tuscan Chicken with Garlic
This low-carb, high-fat Tuscan chicken with garlic from Wholesome Yum demonstrates that you can enjoy your favorite comfort goods while sticking to your keto plan.
The ingredient list involves chicken breast, low-sodium chicken broth, garlic, olive oil, heavy cream, parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, sea salt, and black pepper.
The recipe takes 15 minutes to prepare and 3 hours to cook in the slow cooker. It yields 4 servings, each with 542 calories and 9g of carbs.
The following section is all about spinach artichoke dip.
13. Crockpot Spinach Artichoke Dip
This keto crockpot spinach artichoke dip from Keto Karma is a delicious and healthy way to indulge in your favorite appetizer. It’s packed with protein and healthy fats, and it’s perfect for serving at parties or get-togethers. Besides, it’s easy to make in the crockpot, so you can spend more time mingling with your guests.
To start working on the dip, you need fresh spinach, artichoke hearts, yellow onions, garlic, cream cheese, sour cream, mozzarella and parmesan cheese, salt, and ground black pepper. To spice it up, you can add a bit of hot sauce. Feel free to pair this dip with sliced cucumbers, celery, keto crackers, or pork rinds.
You need 10 minutes for preparation and 2 hours for cooking in the slow cooker to get this spinach artichoke dip ready. It yields 6 cups (1/4 cup per serving), with 96 calories and 3g of carbs per serving.
In the next section, learn how to make barbecue chicken.
14. Crockpot BBQ Chicken – Keto Slow Cooker Recipes
If you’re looking for an easy keto crockpot meal that the whole family will love, this BBQ chicken from Low Carb Maven might just do the trick. It’s savory, tangy, and a little sweet.
The list of ingredients includes boneless skinless chicken breasts, butter, ghee or olive oil, tomato paste, low-carb brown sugar or an artificial sweetener, cider vinegar, red wine vinegar, yellow mustard, onion and garlic powder, dried thyme, salt, black pepper, liquid smoke, celery salt, and ground cloves.
The recipe yields 8 servings, each with 321 calories and 5g of carbs. It takes 15 minutes to prepare and 3-4 hours on high or 6-8 hours on low to cook in the crockpot.
The next section describes a chicken soup recipe.
15. Keto Crockpot Chicken Soup
This keto crockpot chicken soup from Cook Eat Paleo is packed with flavor and nutrition, making it a great choice for any time of the year. And you can make a big batch to last you through the week.
Check your kitchen for these ingredients: bone-in and skin-in chicken breasts and thighs, onion, celery, carrots, herbs de Provence, apple cider vinegar, sea salt, fresh ground pepper, and filtered water. If you’re out of herbs de Provence, you can make your own or just use a mix of fresh herbs (whatever you have on hand).
The recipe creates 4 to 6 soup servings, each with 351 calories and 8g of carbs. It takes 5 minutes to prepare and 6-8 hours to cook in the slow cooker on low. Once the chicken’s done, you have to remove the skin and bones before putting it back in the soup.
In the following section, learn how to make French onion soup.
16. Keto Crockpot French Onion Soup
It’s always nice to have a warm bowl of soup on a cold day. With only a few simple ingredients and minimal effort, this keto crockpot French onion soup from Fit Slow Cooker Queen can be prepared in your dependable slow cooker for a busy weeknight.
Regarding ingredients, check that you have low-sodium beef broth, white onions, cheese, butter or oil, garlic, salt, pepper, dried thyme, and bay leaf.
The recipe yields 6 portions, each with 200 calories and 5.6g of carbs. Be sure to serve the soup with keto bread. It takes 10 minutes to prepare and 3-4 hours to cook on high or 6-8 hours to cook on low using your crockpot.
In the following section, meatballs are the star.
17. Keto Crockpot Meatball Recipe
This keto crockpot meatball recipe from Recipes that Crock will have your taste buds dancing with delight. Meatballs are smothered in a delicious tomato sauce and then topped with melted cheese.
The list of ingredients includes lean ground beef, marinara sauce, dried minced onions or freeze-dried shallots, garlic, pizza or Italian seasoning, shredded parmesan, eggs, salt, and pepper.
The recipe produces 8 portions, takes 15 minutes to prepare, and 2-3 hours to cook in the crockpot on high until the meatballs are cooked through.
The next section focuses on sweet potato casserole with pecans.
18. Keto Crockpot Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecans
Regular potatoes aren’t allowed on the keto diet since they’re so high in carbs. But their cousins, sweet potatoes, are something else. Check out this keto crockpot sweet potato casserole recipe with pecans from Life Made Sweeter, which you can prepare for Thanksgiving or any other holiday.
To make the sweet potato puree, you need sweet potatoes, unsweetened almond or cashew milk, coconut oil ghee or vegan butter, pure maple syrup, and pure vanilla extract. You can also throw in an egg to nicely tie everything together.
As for the pecan topping, you need roasted pecans, melted coconut oil, pure maple syrup, almond flour, ground cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Feel free to adjust the amount of maple syrup to play with the sweetness of the dish.
The recipe takes 1 hour and 30 minutes to prepare, and 4 hours and 30 minutes to cook. It creates 6 servings, each with 336 calories and 41g of carbs.
The following section describes a Mexican breakfast casserole.
19. Mexican Crockpot Breakfast Casserole – Slow Cooker Keto Recipes
This Mexican crockpot breakfast casserole from Sugarfree Mom is fantastic for a lazy weekend morning when you want something hearty and satisfying. The secret lies in the spices. Besides, you can set it and forget it in your slow cooker, and easily reheat it to enjoy it for the following days.
Check your kitchen for these ingredients: ground pork, eggs, coriander, garlic powder, cumin, chili powder, salt, pepper, salsa, heavy cream, and pepper jack cheese or Mexican blend. You can top off the casserole with sour cream, avocado, salsa, and fresh cilantro.
The recipe takes 15 minutes to prepare and 2 hours and 30 minutes to cook on high or 5 hours to cook. If you prefer the low setting, it’s best to put your crockpot to work the night before.
You will obtain 10 servings out of this recipe, each with 284 calories and 3g of carbs.
Check out additional keto breakfast recipes.
In the next section, learn how to prepare chicken fajitas.
20. Keto Crockpot Chicken Fajitas
Fajitas are a Tex-Mex classic, and this keto version from Low Carb Wow is just as delicious as the original. The best part is that you can make them in your crockpot, so they’re perfect for a weeknight meal.
To make the taco seasoning, you need chili powder, smoked paprika, garlic and onion powder, cumin, salt, oregano, and pepper. To make it spicier, you can also include cayenne pepper.
For the chicken, use boneless skinless chicken breasts, diced tomatoes and chilies, taco seasoning, mixed bell peppers, onion, garlic, lime juice, and fresh cilantro. You can garnish the fajitas with fresh cilantro, sour cream, salsa, cheddar cheese, and avocado or even guacamole.
The recipe creates 12 servings, each with 274 calories and 11g of carbs. It takes 2 hours and 30 minutes to cook on high or 4 hours and 30 minutes on low in your crockpot.
Discover more recipes for keto chicken fajitas.
In the following section, check out crockpot cube steak.
21. Keto Crockpot Cube Steak
Thanks to this keto crockpot cube steak recipe from Keto Pots, you can enjoy all the flavors of a wholesome beef stew without any guilt.
To prepare this recipe, you need cube steaks, olive oil, cream cheese, heavy cream, beef broth, white mushrooms, onion, garlic powder, salt, and ground black pepper.
You need 15 minutes to prepare all ingredients. Then you can set them in your slow cooker for 6-8 hours on low. It produces 6 portions, each with 164 calories and 6.2g of carbs.
The next section shows you how to prepare beef and broccoli.
22. Keto Crockpot Beef and Broccoli
Beef and broccoli is a classic dish that is delicious, healthy, and easy to make. We love this keto version from Ketogenic, where the beef is cooked in a savory sauce until tender and paired with fresh broccoli.
The recipe calls for beef tips, beef stock, soy sauce, sriracha, garlic, broccoli, salt, and pepper.
You need 5 minutes to prepare all ingredients, which can be combined in your crockpot and set on high for 3 hours and 30 minutes. It will result in 10 servings, each with 162 calories and 3g of carbs.
In the following section, find out about crockpot pot roast.
23. Keto Crockpot Pot Roast
After a long day of work, the last thing you need is to spend hours in the kitchen preparing a complicated meal. Fortunately, with a little planning, you can make a delicious keto pot roast that doesn’t require all your time and energy, with the help of your crockpot. Check out this recipe from Healthy Recipes.
The list of ingredients includes boneless beef chuck roast, kosher salt, black pepper, onion, fresh garlic, fresh parsley, and beef broth. If you don’t have any beef stock, red wine is a great substitute.
For the gravy, you need strained cooking juices, salt, and pepper.
You shouldn’t take more than 20 minutes to prepare everything. Then you can set your slow cooker to low and let it work for 7 hours.
The recipe yields 6 servings, each with 350 calories and under 1g of carbs.
The next section presents a green bean casserole.
24. Keto Crockpot Green Bean Casserole
This keto crockpot green bean casserole from Carb Manager is a delicious low-carb version of the classic holiday dish. It’s easy to make in the slow cooker using healthy ingredients.
You need frozen green beans, olive oil, parmesan cheese, mushrooms, raw almonds, onion, vegetable stock, bouillon or consommé, cheddar cheese, cream cheese spread, and heavy cream.
The recipe needs 10 minutes for preparation and 2 hours and 10 minutes for cooking. It’s for one serving only, which contains 174 calories and 8.7g of carbs.
The next section teaches you how to make hot chocolate.
25. Keto Crockpot Hot Chocolate (Rich and Creamy)
We reserved the last spot on our list of keto crockpot recipes for something special: rich and decadent hot chocolate that you can enjoy without sacrificing any flavors. It belongs to Hip 2 Keto, and you can prepare it in your crockpot whenever you want a dessert.
You need unsweetened almond milk, heavy whipping cream, a sweetener, cocoa powder, and keto white chocolate chips. Feel free to top it off with peppermint extract, homemade whipped cream, vanilla extract, or sugar-free syrups.
The recipe creates 6 servings, each with 247 calories and 24.2 of carbs. It takes 5 minutes to prepare and 30 minutes to cook on high or 1 hour on low.
Check out additional chocolate dessert recipes.
The next section provides additional information about keto crockpot recipes.
This section gives you straightforward answers to common questions about keto crockpot meals.
How long to cook chicken in the crockpot?
It takes about 3 hours to cook chicken in a crockpot on high or 6 hours on low. However, the cooking time depends on the size and type of chicken.
What temp is low on a crockpot?
The low setting on a crockpot is usually between 200 and 250 degrees F (93.3 and 121.1 degrees C).
Can I put frozen chicken in the crockpot?
Yes, you can put frozen chicken in the crockpot. But it will take longer to cook, so plan accordingly.
How long to cook frozen meatballs in the crockpot?
It takes about 4 hours to cook frozen meatballs in a crockpot on low.
How long to cook ham in the crockpot?
A pre-cooked ham needs about 3 hours to cook in a crockpot on low, while an uncooked ham needs 6-8 hours.
How long to cook a pork tenderloin in a crockpot?
It takes about 3 hours to cook a pork tenderloin in a crockpot on low.
The next and final section summarizes the entire article on keto crockpot recipe ideas.
If you’re following the keto diet, that doesn’t mean you have to spend hours in the kitchen cooking every meal from scratch. With a crockpot, you can prepare keto-friendly meals with ease.
In this article, we’ve shared 25 delicious keto crockpot recipes that you’ll love. From beef stew and pulled pork to chicken tacos and hot chocolate, there’s something for everyone.
What’s your favorite keto crockpot recipe? Let us know in the comments below!