Summer Slow Cooker Meals – Cheap & Delicious!

Think your slow cooker should stay stored away until the fall? Think again! Make dinners simple with these summer slow cooker meals, sides, and even delicious desserts. They’re cheap, easy, and yummy!

Whether you’re having a date on the deck or hosting a crowd, these recipes make it easy to toss the ingredients in the slow cooker, set it, and forget it! After a few hours, you’ll have an easy dinner ready to serve, no need for cooking in the summer heat! Pair with a summer salad and a cold drink, and you’re summer dinners are all set.

Check out these tasty and simple slow cooker meals for summer:

Summer Slow Cooker Recipes for Tacos

Nothing says summer like a plate full of tacos! Whether you prefer chicken, pork, or beef, these slow cooker taco recipes have got you covered. Grab a lime, a refreshing beverage, and get ready to dive into taco Tuesday with minimal effort:

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas by House of Yumm

Zesty Chicken Tacos by Dinner at the Zoo

4 Ingredient Queso Chicken Tacos by Plain Chicken

Crispy Mexican Pork Carnitas by Gimme Some Oven

Barbacoa Short Rib Tacos by Joyful Healthy Eats

3 Ingredient Chicken Tacos by Seeded at the Table

Southwestern Crockpot Chicken Tacos by Savory Nothings

Salsa Verde Chicken Tacos by Cooking Classy

Carne Asada Street Tacos by Eating on a Dime

Simple Crockpot Taco Beef by The Salty Marshmallow

Summer Slow Cooker Meals- Pulled Pork Recipes

There are few sandwiches as delicious and hearty in the summer as pulled pork. It’s the perfect dish for a crowd at a backyard gathering and it makes a great meal for hungry families. tangy, tender, and oh-so-good, these pulled pork recipes couldn’t be any easier to prepare in the slow cooker this summer:

Dr. Pepper Crockpot Pulled Pork by Spend With Pennies

Texas Style Pulled Pork by Kylee Cooks

Crowd-Pleasing Pulled Pork by Kim’s Cravings

Carolina Style Pulled Pork by Plating Pixels

Mississippi Pork Tenderloin by Plain Chicken

Healthy Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork by Cooking Made Healthy

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Summer Slow Cooker Recipes with Beef

From sandwiches to served over rice, these slow cooker beef recipes are perfect for warm summer nights:

Barbecue Beef Sandwiches by Dinner Then Dessert

Beef Short Ribs by Recipes Worth Repeating

Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef by The Recipe Rebel

Summer Beef Casserole by Kitchen Sanctuary

Slow Cooker Italian Beef by Sugar & Soul

Summer Slow Cooker Recipes with Chicken

Fresh, zesty, and delicious chicken dishes are perfect for any summer night. Pair these recipes with a cold drink and you’ve got a great summertime meal:

Nashville Hot Chicken by Plain Chicken

Summer Chicken Chili by Wholefully

Easy Crockpot Chicken Burrito Bowls by the Kitchn

Tender Crockpot Hawaiian Chicken by Salty Side Dish

Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros by Six Sisters Stuff

Coconut Lime Chicken by Slow Cooker Gourmet

Slow Cooker Shawarma Chicken by Daisies & Pie

Slow Cooker Side Dishes

Main dishes aren’t the only thing that can be easily made in the slow cooker. Simplify side dishes with a set-it-and-forget-it recipe. Make a large batch for a barbecue or prepare just enough for your dinner. All you need to do is add the ingredients, plug in the slow cooker, and your side dish will be good to go!

Slow Cooker Corn Bread by Simple Nourished Living

Cheesy Ranch Potatoes by The Diary of a Real Housewife

Buttery Dill Corn on the Cob by Slow Cooker Gourmet

BBQ Baked Beans by Your Cup of Cake

Pineapple BBQ Crock Pot Baked Beans by Savory Nothings

Ranch Style Baked Beans by Five Heart Home

Slow Cooker Summer Squash by Low Carb Yum

Gluten-Free BBQ Green Beans by 12 Tomatoes

Slow Cooker Creamed Corn by Barefeet in the Kitchen

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese by Maria’s Mixing Bowl

Summer Slow Cooker Recipes for Desserts

Don’t forget dessert! These yummy treats are great for satisfying your sweet tooth in the summer:

Crock Pot Peach Cobbler by Julie’s Eats and Treats

Slow Cooker Cream Cheese Brownies by Baking Queen 74

Crock Pot Blueberry Cobbler by Recipes that Crock

Cherry Pineapple Dump Cake by Recipes that Crock

Slow Cooker Banana Cake by Delish

Slow Cooker S’mores Brownies by Something Swanky

Don’t store the slow cooker away until the fall. Make summertime meals fresh and easy with these yummy recipes. You might just find a new favorite to add to your summer meal plan!