By Carl Hanson
February 20, 2017

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

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

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

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

Spicy Beef Curry Stew for the Slow Cooker
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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

Slow Cooker Chicken Marrakesh
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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

Slow Cooker Beef Stew with Parsnip
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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

Mushroom Lentil Barley Stew
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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.

Slow Cooker Mediterranean Stew
Photo by Meredith

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

Healthier Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings
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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

Laura's Quick Slow Cooker Turkey Chili
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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

Colleen's Slow Cooker Jambalaya
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Rave Review: "Delicious! Healthy, very hearty and filling. A keeper, for sure." -- Jane

Jerre's Black Bean and Pork Tenderloin Slow Cooker Chili
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See our complete collection of Slow Cooker Soups and Stews Recipes.