Slow Cooker Vegan Veggie Stew

Today I'm serving up another slow cooker recipe! I feel like I've discovered a whole new genre of cooking that I've been missing out on. The slow cooker gives dishes a great depth of flavor.

Slow Cooker Vegan Vegetable Stew with Eggplant, Bell Pepper, Zucchini, & Onion. A healthy, hearty, and incredibly easy recipe to make.

This slow cooker vegan vegetable soup recipe is a riff off of ratatouille. I've cut down a bit on the eggplant and punched up the tomatoes. Ratatouille requires letting the eggplant release most of its moisture before cooking, but because this is a stew, we want that moisture and we can just toss the eggplant in. This is a really simple, fast prep meal - and the long cook time means you can set this for overnight or right before you head off to work. 

Slow Cooker Vegan Vegetable Stew with Eggplant, Bell Pepper, Zucchini, & Onion. A healthy, hearty, and incredibly easy recipe to make.

So I went to a really great little breakfast place this morning and I tried of bunch of things I've never had before - one being a cronut. How did I make it this long without trying a cronut?! I liked it because obviously SUGAR, but I felt like it didn't bring the best things about croissants and donuts to the table. I don't know, I will probably just have to try more cronuts before passing judgment. I also had the caramel one...and there was a chocolate one on offer - so I feel like that could have been my mistake, I should have stuck with chocolate. 

Slow Cooker Vegan Vegetable Stew with Eggplant, Bell Pepper, Zucchini, & Onion. A healthy, hearty, and incredibly easy recipe to make.

Back to the soup - I do hope you enjoy this. I felt like a total saint when eating it - it's super healthy, but it still has great flavor! It freezes well, so feel free to double this recipe if you've got a large slow cooker.



Do you like slow cooker recipes? Me too! Check out one of my favorites - Slow Cooker Black Bean Chili.

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