24 Slow Cooker Recipes That Are Perfect for Summer

When the sun is out and the temperatures are high, the last thing anyone wants to do is spend time or effort preparing food in the kitchen. And the last thing you’d want to do on a really hot day is heat up the kitchen even further by turning on the oven or the stove. Instead, we turn to one of our favorite kitchen appliances – the trusty slow cooker. Take a look at some excellent recipes for warm weather that will also keep your kitchen as cool as possible.

  1. Slow Cooker Corn Three Ways:

    Slow Cooker CornTipHero
  2. Finger-Lickin’ Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs:

    Baked BBQ Ribs featured imageTipHero
  3. Zesty BBQ Slow Cooker Chicken:

    Close-up of zesty BBQ slow cooker chicken sandwich and sauceTipHero
  4. Summer Chowder:
    summer_chowderFoodtastic Mom
  5. German Potato Salad:
    summer_potatoSimple Nourished Living
  6. Artichoke and Red Pepper Frittata:
    Vegetable Frittatadreambigphoto
  7. Best Crockpot BBQ Chicken:
    Crockpot BBQ ChickenFamily Fresh Meals
  8. Santa Fe Chicken Salad:
    summer_santafeSix Sisters Stuff
  9. Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps:
    summer_lettuceSimple Nourished Living
  10. Southwestern Stuffed Peppers:
    summer_peppersSkinnyMs
  11. Lasagna With Zucchini and Eggplant:
    summer_lasagnaOh My Veggies
  12. Caprese Pizza:
    summer_capresePractical Stewardship
  13. BBQ Ribs:
    summer_ribsAn Alli Event
  14. Peach Pork BBQ Sliders Topped With Apple Slaw:
    summer_peachEat at Home Cooks
  15. Greek Chicken:
    summer_greekChef in Training
  16. Zucchini and Squash Casserole:
    summer_zucchiniMoms With Crock Pots
  17. Bourbon Baked Beans:
    summer_beansHow Sweet It Is
  18. Perfect 3-Ingredient Pulled Pork:
    Barbeque Pulled Pork SandwichBrent Hofacker via Dollar Photo Club
  19. 2-Ingredient Salsa Chicken:
    summer_salsaGimme Some Oven
  20. Tangy Sloppy Joes:
    summer_sloppyBudget Gourmet Mom
  21. Scalloped Peaches:

    summer_peachesTaste and Tell Blog
  22. S’mores Cookie Bar:
    summer_smoresCrockpot Gourmet
  23. Slow Cooker Berry Cobbler:
    summer_berryFood Fanatic
  24. Vegan Pound Cake:
    summer_poundHealthy Slow Cooking