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.

BBQ Chicken

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

-Queen Puff

French Dip Sandwiches

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

-Atherine

Chili Dogs

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

-joecountry350

Korean Short Ribs

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

-eringDEsigns

BBQ Chicken

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

-Queen Puff

Chicken Curry

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

-French Tart

Carrot Soup

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

-AllergyGirl

Chicken & Noodles

"This is the best chicken and noodles recipe!"

-Suni H.

Parmesan-Ranch Mushrooms

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

-;sawdust1971

Hawaiian Chicken

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

-anniesnomsblog

Pulled Pork Sandwiches

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

-mary winecoff

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

Peppers & Steak

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

-MizzNezz

Corn Chowder

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

-Audrey M

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

BBQ Chicken Wings

"I have to admit these were phenomenal."

-Creation in Hope

BBQ Beef Brisket

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

-GREG IN SAN DIEGO

Whole Herb Chicken

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

-jules1962

Thai Chicken

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

-WorkingMom2three

Kalua Pork

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

-**Tinkerbell**

BBQ Ribs

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

-Tsmith70

BBQ Pork Tenderloin

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

-**Tinkerbell**

Sesame Chicken

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

-VegasLaurie

Country-Style Ribs

"The flavor was downright spectacular!"

-csgeddes

Black-Eyed Peas

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

-Pokey in San Antonio, TX

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

Char Siu Pork Roast

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

-daisygrl64

Hamburger Lentil Soup

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

-HealthfulCook

Beef Teriyaki

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

-sea697

Amaretto Chicken

"The amaretto sauce is outstanding."

-Maeve R

Sweet & Sour Beef

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

-dclaibourne

Mexican Chicken

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

-jdriz

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

Stuffed Acorn Squash

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

-VegSocialWorker

Bloody Mary Chicken

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

-justcallmetoni

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.

Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

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

-equinox1971

Chicken & Sausage Cassoulet

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

-kyrandia

Beer Beef Brisket

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

-Mrs. Lumpy

Sweet & Spicy Beans

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

-BeachGirl

French Leg of Lamb

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

-MarraMamba

Beef Short Ribs

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

-Virginia Chandler

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

Rock & Roll Brisket

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

-Sheri-BDB

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chicken with Lemon & Rosemary

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

-Deantini