By Carl Hanson

These healthy stew recipes have it all. They're top-rated favorites. They're easy to prep. And they're all under 300 calories. Simply add your ingredients to the slow cooker in the morning, and come home to so much deliciousness!

The best slow cooker recipes less than 300 calories

1. Slow Cooker Spanish Beef Stew | 241 Calories

Rave Review: "Very easy to make. It reminded me of cacciatore. Added carrots for that real beef stew feel. It is delicious." -- Caroline

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Rave Review: "Outstanding! I loved it, a great lower-fat version of chicken pot pie." -- redfraggle37

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Rave Review: "Quick, easy, and delicious. I added a little extra curry, served over rice, and yum!" -- REMLAP

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4. Slow Cooker Chicken Marrakesh | 290 Calories

Rave Review: "Excellent! A delicious, easy, healthy, and budget friendly one-dish meal. The flavors blended nicely and it smelled wonderful while it was cooking." -- Occasional Cooker

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Rave Review: "It took me about 5 minutes to prepare before work, and it turned out amazing." -- not time for cooking

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6. Mushroom Lentil Barley Stew | 213 Calories

Rave Review: "Easy to assemble and needs no attention while it cooks. The flavors blend nicely to give it a wholesome earthy flavor." -- diggergirl

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7. Slow Cooker Mediterranean Stew | 122 Calories

Rave Review: "A wonderful, wonderful stew that is easy to make. The amazing flavors meld together so well and create such a surprisingly deliciously and unique dish!" -- Tiffany B.

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Rave Review: "This is an easy slow cooker recipe that cooks while you are at work! We added more veggies and used natural (not condensed) soup to make this recipe healthier." -- MakeItHealthy

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Rave Review: "This is a great recipe! It's healthy and my teenager still liked it. You can't even tell that the meat is turkey. The spices really make it taste great." -- matt58chris

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10. Colleen's Slow Cooker Jambalaya | 253 Calories

Rave Review: "I would give this 10 stars if I could. Spicy, but delicious. If you don't like spicy, I would recommend omitting the cayenne pepper. This is a very, very good jambalaya recipe. Being a native of Louisiana, I know good jambalaya!" -- TRICIA5610

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Rave Review: "Delicious! Healthy, very hearty and filling. A keeper, for sure." -- Jane

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