It is too hot to cook right now and you will not find me turning on my oven. Instead, I am all about the easy Crockpot summer meals right now.
How many slow cookers do you have? I have five in my home right now. Multiple sizes and shapes.
Actually, if you include my Instant Pot, that makes six, because it doubles as a slow cooker.
The next time you’re trying to figure out what to put on your meal plan, choose one of these slow cooker recipes.
Summer Crockpot Recipes
- Slow Cooker Ratatouille
A delicious slow cooker ratatouille with summer vegetables. Serve as a side, over rice or quinoa, with a grilled protein or even in an omelet.
- Crockpot BBQ Chicken– this is the easiest way to make BBQ chicken. Low and slow all day long.
- Crockpot Casserole Chicken Green Beans and Potatoes
This is the perfect summer comfort meal and it will not heat up your kitchen.
- Summer Slow Cooker Pot Roast
A summer slow cooker pot roast slowly simmers a generous beef roast with hearty potatoes and summer’s fresh vegetables in a broth swimming with garlic, onion, thyme, and oregano. Keep cool and let your crock pot do all the hard work!
- Slow Cooker Summer Beef Stew
This summer beef stew is made in the slow cooker so the house stays cool. Enjoy this classic dish with a summer vegetable twist!
- Slow Cooker Summer Chicken Chili
A chili may seem out of place in hot weather, until you remember that all the ingredients are at their peak in the summer. Slow Cooker Summer Chicken Chili is a hearty, yet light, version of the winter classic.
- Slow Cooker Lasagna Recipe
This easy to make and delicious Slow Cooker Lasagna Recipe is perfect for serving a crowd without much work.
- Easy Crockpot Ravioli
This dish has a super short ingredient list and that you throw it in the crockpot frozen! Store bought pasta and sauce work perfectly. It pairs well with a dinner salad, fresh fruit and rolls.
- Slow Cooker Shrimp Boil
This easy Slow Cooker Shrimp Boil is the perfect busy weeknight dinner recipe! Made with just a handful of ingredients and exploding with delicious, fresh flavor!
- Taco Chili
This taco chili is a super easy freezer recipe, just throw in the crockpot when ready!
- Slow Cooker Italian Turkey Meatballs
These meatballs are spiced just right, easy to throw together and perfect to use in so many summer recipes!
- Crockpot Chicken and Zucchini Bowtie Pasta
Here is a great way to incorporate summer vegetables and cook dinner in the crockpot which is perfect for a busy family. Chicken thighs or breasts work great for this recipe.
- Slow Cooker Peach Pork
This is one of the best ways to enjoy a sweet and savory summer meal. The pork melts in your mouth and is bursting with flavor.
- Summer Crock Pot French Dip Sandwiches
These sandwiches not only provide big flavor, but also freedom from the kitchen!
- Slow Cooker Sausage and Vegetable Ratatouille
This is ridiculously easy, loaded with vegetables, dairy free, paleo and can be served alongside a simple side salad, over cauliflower rice, regular rice or even some zucchini noodles!
- Slow Cooker Spicy Baby Back Ribs with Blackberry Preserves
Baby back ribs made effortlessly in a slow cooker to keep the kitchen cool, create pork ribs that are falling-off-the-bone delicious!
- Mexican Crockpot Chicken
This delicious crockpot meal is so versatile. You can enjoy it alone or in a burrito or over white rice.
- Creamy Crockpot Chicken Tacos
This is a great dump and go recipe in the summer – just throw in frozen chicken and you’ll have a delicious taco dinner at the end of the day!
- Crock Pot Baked Ziti Easy and Cheesy
Keep the house cool and enjoy dinner with this easy Crock Pot Baked Ziti recipe. Crock Pot Baked Ziti is one of our favorite holiday crock pot recipes.
- Crock Pot Summer Squash Soup
This Crock Pot Summer Squash Soup recipe is vegetarian, gluten-free and serves two adults.
- Mexican Zucchini and Beef Skillet
This low carb Tex Mex zucchini and ground beef recipe is a simple dish made with low cost ingredients. It’s an easy low carb high fat dinner recipe perfect for summer.