50 Summer Slow-Cooker Recipes

Summer is for spending time by the pool, not over a hot stove. These seasonal recipes will put your slow cooker to work, giving you more opportunities to get your tan on.

Part of: Summer Grilling: Slow-Cooker

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French Dip Sandwiches

"The rich flavor of this heavenly meal made me feel all warm and fuzzy inside."

-Atherine

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Chili Dogs

"This is extremely easy, and cooking the dogs and chili together gives it a better taste."

-joecountry350

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Korean Short Ribs

"I couldn't believe how delicious these were, just like my favorite restaurant makes them."

-eringDEsigns

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BBQ Chicken

"The sweet, tangy flavor just bursts in your mouth."

-Queen Puff

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Chicken Curry

"This is a veritable feast for the nostrils and the eyes, never mind the taste buds!"

-French Tart

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Carrot Soup

"This soup was great! The honey and the nutmeg are great additions."

-AllergyGirl

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Chicken & Noodles

"This is the best chicken and noodles recipe!"

-Suni H.

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Parmesan-Ranch Mushrooms

"If you like sauteed mushrooms, this is a must try!"

-;sawdust1971

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Hawaiian Chicken

"The mandarin oranges melted into the most glorious sauce."

-anniesnomsblog

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Pulled Pork Sandwiches

"I love the spiciness of the pork cooked with Cajun seasoning."

-mary winecoff

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Coconut Chicken Curry

"All of the different flavors mingle really well. Sprinkling toasted coconut on top was a nice addition to the dish. The chicken was fall-apart tender!"

-Amber of AZ

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Peppers & Steak

"The peppers make this dish very flavorful, and we liked the touch of ginger. The meat is fork-tender!"

-MizzNezz

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Corn Chowder

"Wow! This was unbelievably easy and tasted great. I will definitely make this again."

-Audrey M

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Adobo Pork or Chicken

"This was the first time I've ever made great adobo. I am so happy that I finally understand the hype!"

-sjgjess

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BBQ Chicken Wings

"I have to admit these were phenomenal."

-Creation in Hope

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BBQ Beef Brisket

"I was skeptical; however, this is so simple and the results are really great."

-GREG IN SAN DIEGO

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Whole Herb Chicken

"This was the best chicken I have ever cooked!"

-jules1962

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Thai Chicken

"It has the right amount of sauce, and the chicken was tender and falling apart."

-WorkingMom2three

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Kalua Pork

"The pork was falling apart tender with a subtle smoked flavor."

-**Tinkerbell**

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BBQ Ribs

"Who would have ever thought such a simple recipe could make such tasty ribs?"

-Tsmith70

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BBQ Pork Tenderloin

"The flavor was outstanding, and we spent the day drooling while it cooked."

-**Tinkerbell**

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Sesame Chicken

"This is very tasty and gets lots of points for simplicity!"

-VegasLaurie

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Country-Style Ribs

"The flavor was downright spectacular!"

-csgeddes

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Black-Eyed Peas

"I've eaten black-eyed peas all my life, and this was good."

-Pokey in San Antonio, TX

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BBQ Pulled Pork

"This is the best pulled pork. The marinade makes a huge difference, and the brown sugar really gives it a nice flavor."

-starkrazi

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Char Siu Pork Roast

"This is one of those recipes that needs to be discovered! The results are amazing."

-daisygrl64

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Hamburger Lentil Soup

"This was so good. The lentils almost melt and make the soup creamy and thick."

-HealthfulCook

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Beef Teriyaki

"It was delicious. The cornstarch at the end gave it a nice, rich texture and really tied it all together."

-sea697

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Amaretto Chicken

"The amaretto sauce is outstanding."

-Maeve R

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Sweet & Sour Beef

"It tastes great, and the aroma while it's cooking is insanely good."

-dclaibourne

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Mexican Chicken

"This was delicious, like something you would order in a Mexican restaurant."

-jdriz

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Pork Chop Dinner

"The taste is very flavorful, with a bit of zesty heat and a mild saucy gravy after it was thickened."

-Susie D

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Stuffed Acorn Squash

"This is one of the best things to come out of my slow cooker in a long time!"

-VegSocialWorker

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Bloody Mary Chicken

"This is super easy and so delicious. I add a tablespoon of horseradish to provide a little kick."

-justcallmetoni

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Chicken Pozole

"My nana would slave over this dish every Saturday night to have it fresh Sunday morning. This easy version is the best!"

-Preshus M.

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Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

"I've tried a lot of sauces, and this one is the best and a 'keeper' recipe."

-equinox1971

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Chicken & Sausage Cassoulet

"It turned out full of flavor, and with the beans thickening the sauce, it was very filling."

-kyrandia

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Beer Beef Brisket

"This was really good, sweet, tangy and so simple."

-Mrs. Lumpy

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Sweet & Spicy Beans

"I loved cooking beans and ribs together. The ribs were very tender, and the beans were perfect."

-BeachGirl

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French Leg of Lamb

"It was absolutely superb and literally cut with a spoon."

-MarraMamba

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Beef Short Ribs

"Simple and delicious ribs. The gravy was a nice change from the usual barbecue sauce."

-Virginia Chandler

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Carolina Pulled Pork

"I wasn't too sure about the sauce when I made it with all that mustard, but oh my heavens, it is good."

-misspris923

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Rock & Roll Brisket

"This brisket was wonderful. It tasted like I was eating at a BBQ pit place!"

-Sheri-BDB

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Chicken Stroganoff

"The chicken was so tender, and the texture of the sauce was just perfect over my wide noodles. A very satisfying meal with no guilt attached."

-Peter Pan

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Ground Beef Stuffed Bell Peppers

"I don't like bell peppers, but this was great! The family absolutely loved it and I am definitely going to cook this again."

-dancingcrystal2007

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Jamaican Short Ribs

"Love the flavors of these ribs! All the ingredients blended very well. This recipe would also be tasty with chicken. I served the ribs with cooked rice."

-Calee

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Corn on the Cob with Garlic Herb Butter

"This was excellent and an easy way to fix corn for a busy family. We loved it!"

-Cooking Mom of 7

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Veggie Meatball Soup

"Very flavorful and delicious! This is exactly what I need when I am cooking at the stove for the week but want a meal on the table for dinner as well."

-Chef1MOM-Connie

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Mediterranean Style Beans & Vegetables

"We really liked that you could actually taste the fresh vegetables, rather than them being covered with a sauce or additional spices. Yum!"

-AmandaInOz

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Chicken with Lemon & Rosemary

"The lemon flavor was great! We used the sauce to spoon over a side serving of rice."

-Deantini

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