Slow Cooker Summer Recipes, Summer Crock Pot Recipes, Chicken Crock Pot Recipes, and more recipes for easy summertime meals!
It’s almost Summer and one of the things I love about Summer is all the amazing Grill Recipes, but sometimes I still need to set a meal in my crock pot and run. My tendency is to use my crock pot a lot more in the fall and winter months because we have several family favorite soups & stews, I struggle a little more to use my crock pot during the summer months so I thought it would be fun to pull together a list of Slow Cooker Summer Recipes you can try this year! These are fresh, fun and a nice change from the traditional soups and stews that we all love during the fall.
15 Slow Cooker Summer Recipes
1. Summer Slow Cooker Pot Roast from Bless Her Heart Y’all
Using fresh summer vegetables cook this roast in your slow cooker and don’t heat up your house. Plus, have more time to do fun things rather than standing over the stove!
2. Best BBQ Pulled Pork Slow Cooker Recipe from My Kitchen Love
Making your own BBQ sauce for this recipe is what makes this pulled pork taste so good! You can even make the sauce several days in advance and have less clean up the day you’re cooking the meat.
3. Crockpot Barbeque Baked Beans Recipe from A Mom’s Take
Baked beans are the perfect pot luck side dish for any cookout. These also include a homemade barbecue sauce which takes them from ordinary to delicious!
4. Slow Cooker Chicken Nachos from The Seasoned Mom
Start with chicken, salsa and taco seasoning and then let it cook away! You’ll shred the chicken when it’s finished cooking and then make a base layer of chips and add the chicken on top. Add shredded cheese and any additional toppings!
5. Healthy Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken from Family Food on the Table
This dish, once cooked is super versatile! Use the meat for sliders, sandwiches, wraps, lettuce wraps, as a nacho topping, used as a dip with crackers, etc! Cook a big batch of buffalo chicken and then use it several different ways!
6. Slow Cooker Greek Chicken Gyros from The Seasoned Mom
Start by marinating chicken with olive oil and other spices and then you’ll cook it with onions, carrots and lemon in the slow cooker. The chicken will then be shredded and placed into pita bread, over rice or on a salad! Set out different toppings so everyone can choose their own.
7. Slow Cooker BBQ Brisket Sandwiches from I Heart Naptime
Start with brisket and onion then top with apple cider vinegar & BBQ sauce. Cook you meat in the slow cooker then place on your favorite bun with some delicious toppings for a perfect summer meal!
8. Slow Cooker Pollo (Chicken) Tacos al Pastor from The Complete Savorist
This recipe starts with chicken, but has some delicious ingredients added to it to create a delicious flavor in the meat! You’ll cook the chicken and veggies, sauces and spices in the slow cooker. You will then drain the liquid before placing the meat into your shell along with the optional pineapple coleslaw you can also get the recipe for. Yum!
9. Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan from The Girl Who Ate Everything
With this recipe you can make your own marinara, but if you are short on time you can use your favorite store bought version. The final step of this recipe is to add bread crumbs for a little crunchiness!
10. Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches from The Gunny Sack
Keep your kitchen cool with this french dip recipe that cooks in the crock pot! Put your meat into a french roll and dip into au jus. Add some green beans, chips and fruit and you have an easy summertime meal!
11. Crock Pot Sloppy Joes Recipe from Passion For Savings
Using ground turkey for this recipe cuts out some of the fat content, but you can substitute chicken or beef. Doubling this recipe is a great idea if you have a large family or want to freeze half the meat after cooking for another meal or to take to a friend or family member.
12. Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas from Love Grows Wild
Chicken breasts, onions, and peppers topped with salsa and fajita seasoning cooked until tender in a slow cooker make this a delicious slow cooker recipe! Spoon the mixture, after shredding, into tortillas and top with fresh tomatoes, onions and cilantro!
13. Crock-Pot Chicken Cesar Sandwiches from Two Healthy Kitchens
I can’t wait to try these this summer! You’ll make the Cesar with Greek yogurt, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic powder, salt & pepper. You’ll add this dressing in the last 30 minutes of the chicken cooking and then add parsley and Parmesan cheese right before serving!
14. Slow Cooker Summer Corn Soup from Slow Cooker Gourmet
Sweet corn is one of my favorite summer foods! Not only can you eat it straight off the ear, it’s perfect for a summer soup recipe and since it’s in season, it’s also inexpensive! You’ll use cream cheese, vegetable broth and flour along with the fresh corn to make this soup. Add some seasonings and fresh chives and bacon for garnish!
15. Buttered Crockpot Corn on the Cob by Sugar Spice and Glitter
This is so easy! Put the shucked corn into your crock pot with water and allow it to cook for about 3 hours on high. You will drain the water and add butter, salt, pepper and parsley if desired. This is easier than standing over the stove!
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