100 Days of Summer Slow Cooker Recipes


100 Days of Summer Slow Cooker Recipes


This year’s line-up of Summer Slow Cooker Recipes is going to be even bigger than last year’s! You won’t find any soups or stews in this series.  We’ll save those for fall and winter.  Instead, we’ll be focusing on meals that have a bit of summer flair or that can be enjoyed year round.

The main thing is we want to keep the cooking simple this summer so you can enjoy other things.  And we’ll keep our kitchens cool too! You can expect to see main dishes, sides and dessert recipes too.

The series will feature 100 recipes–that’s enough to get us through the entire summer, and provide us with inspiration for months to come!  You’re sure to find lots of new meals your family will love as you work through the recipes in this roundup.

We’ve teamed up with bloggers from across the web to find some of the most delicious and easy recipes to share with you. You’ll find a brief description and even some menu ideas as well as a link back to their site for those. But some of the recipes are ones I created just for this series, and I hope you’ll love them as much as my family does.

You can sign up for the mailing list and download this FREE summer collection of recipes for the slow cooker.

Day 1 – Lemon Chicken Baked on a Bed of Sauerkraut

Day 2Jerk Chicken Sandwiches with Mango Cucumber Salsa

Day 3Slow Cooker Enchiladas

Slow Cooker Enchiladas

Day 4Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Day 5Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Day 6 – King Ranch Chicken

Day 7Breakfast Casserole

Day 8Peach BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders with Apple Cole Slaw

Day 9Mushroom Risotto with Peas

Day 10Teriyaki Wings

Day 11Ham and Swiss Frittata

Day 12Freezer Friendly Homemade Pizza Sauce

Day 13Blueberry Crisp

Day 14Pulled Pork and Mexican Cole Slaw

Day 15Honey Ginger Chicken

Day 16Roasted Vegetable Lasagna

Day 17Pulled Pork Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Day 18Chicken with White Wine Sauce

Day 19Orange Pot Roast

Day 20Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

Day 21Sweet Korean BBQ Beef Haystacks

Day 22Blueberry Butter

Day 23Bacon Cheeseburgers

Day 24Chicken Tikka Masala

Day 25Chocolate Cheesecake with Pretzel Crust

Day 26Cheesy Chicken, Bacon and Tater Tot Casserole

Day 27Shredded Pork Tostadas

Day 28Chicken Bruschetta

Day 29Greek Rice

Day 30Healthier Refried Beans

Day 31Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls

Day 32Hawaiian Luau Meatballs

Day 33Pizza Casserole

Day 34Banana Foster Bread Pudding

Day 35Chickpea Curry

Day 36Moroccan Chicken

Day 37Mexi Style Pulled Pork

Day 38Jambalaya

Day 39Salted Caramel Cobbler

Day 40Greek Chicken Pitas

Day 41One Hour Bread

Day 42Creamy Cheesy Chicken Rice

Day 43Thai Style Pork

Day 44Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

Day 45Mississippi Roast

Day 46Chicken Artichoke Lasagna

Day 47Vegan Fiesta Baked Beans

Day 48Chard, Bean and Sausage Panade

Day 49Peaches and Cream Oatmeal

Day 50Sweet Tea

Day 51Bourbon Mango Baked Beans

Day 52Pork Sandwiches with Root Beer BBQ

Day 53Caramel Apple Pie Cake and Caramel Apple Crisp

Day 54Bratwurst

Day 56 Spicy Chicken Thighs

Day 57 – Brazilian Feijoada Pork and Black Bean Stew

Day 58Stuffed Bell Peppers

Day 59Triple Chocolate Brownies

Day 60Cilantro Lime Fish Tacos

Day 61Apricot Chicken

Day 62Mediterranean Pork with Couscous

Day 63Pancake Bake Breakfast

Day 64Creamy Chicken Nacho

Day 65Vegetarian Fajitas

Day 66Peach Chutney you can store in the freezer

Day 67Corn Casserole

Day 68Hard Boiled Eggs

Day 69Cuban Sandwich

Day 70Scalloped Peaches

Day 71Coconut Milk Poached Fish Fillets

Day 72Chicken Gyros

Day 73White Bean and Garlic Hummus

Day 74Easy Shredded Taco Beef

Day 75Rocky Road Chocolate Fondue

Day 76Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Day 77Meatball Stroganoff

Day 78Huli Huli Chicken Bacon Bites

Day 79Corn on the Cob

Day 80Cheesy Cauliflower

Day 81Triple Chocolate Peanut Butter Pudding Cake

Day 82BBQ Chicken Drumsticks

Day 837 Slow Cooker Meals in One Hour

Day 84Pad Thai

Day 85Brownies and Cherries

Day 86Chocolate Chip Granola 

Day 87Black Bean and Sweet Potato Stew

Day 88Tamale Balls

Day 89Poached Salmon

Day 90Sweet and Sour Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

Day 91Poached Stuffed Pears

Day 92Vegetarian Taco Dip

Day 93Red Thai Curry Turkey

Day 94Cowboy Casserole

Day 95Mango Meatballs

Day 96Zucchini Italiano

Day 97Basque Tuna with Potatoes

Day 98BBQ Nachos

Day 99Chocolate Tapioca Pudding

Day 100 – Cranberry Apple Butter

If you love using your slow cooker, check out our Slow Cooker Weekly Meal Plans with grocery lists, printable recipes, slow cooker freezer meals and more!

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  1. I LOVE using my crockpot in the summer! Very excited about this upcoming series 🙂

  2. Yay I love this… I usually only use my slow cooker in the Winter but love the convenience of it… So I will be excited to hear about Summer recipes!

  3. Nancy A. says:

    Love using my slow cooker. In the summer it keeps the kitchen cooler. Just don’t know what to make in summer, so am looking forward to your series. I am used to the soups, but don’t want those in the hot weather. Can’t wait!!!

  4. Holly Hope says:

    Looking forward to all the new recipes. I am on bed rest after an illness, but can turn on my slow cooker!

  5. These sound great! Thanks!

  6. Amy carter says:

    How do you keep the fat in meats from making the dishes look odd? The meals don’t taste bad but appearance is changed in the sauces, etc I find often. I assume it’s from the fat within the meat. Any solutions? Thank you.

  7. I put my crockpot in the garage, back porch, or basement up off the ground in the summer. As long as it is protected from animals this works fantastically. Crock pots can still put a lot of heat off in the house so I get it out and keep my house cool.

    • Chelsey says:

      I do the same thing and love it. I’m the kind of person that tends to forget that I have put dinner in the crock pot. More than once I have walked through the garage in the middle of the day to be pleasantly surprised by the delicious smell of dinner already underway!

  8. I use my slow cookers (yes multiple cookers) during the summer. Cuts back on the electric bill since it doesn’t heat up the house 🙂

  9. Cindy Ward says:

    I would Love to have a home cooked meal ,I haven’t used my slow cooker since. …..Wow I can’t remember the last time, it’s been that long lol, looking forward to dusting it off, and usung it. Sounds good already. Thank you.

  10. Linda Stucki says:

    Can’t wait to see some great crockpot recipes. All I’ve ever done is beans. Will be fun to see what we can throw together from home & garden- thanks. “-“

  11. I havent used my crock pot very much cause I hate cleaning it, but no wI have “discovered” the liners and meals like this that I have been looking for….. Watch out family here comes my crock pot!! 🙂

    • Anonymous says:

      they have come out with crock pot liners. omg they are wonderful. you find them by the foil.

    • Anonymous says:

      If you cant find them I have used turkey roasting bags too! I mean if they can handle a 350 + degree oven they can handle the crock pot.

  12. Loretta McReynolds says:

    I live alone but would like to cook easy. I cook in large quantities and freeze.for future meals. I am tired of stews, chili, beans, and soup. I’d like something new easy and delicious.

  13. I like this idea and post but didn’t appreciate the click-through-wild-goose-chase to get each recipe.

  14. Danielle says:

    I was wondering if I could combine all the ingredients in a freezer bag & freeze and whenever I’m ready just thaw and put in the slow cooker?

  15. Has anyone ever cooked meatless (Ukrainian style) cabbage rolls in a crock pot
    I would like to try it this summer but would appreciate some feedback before I wreck something.

    • Emily, I’ve never tried the meatless, but it seems like it would work. Do they have rice in them?

      • Yes. Of course they have rice in them. I actually tried a small casserole yesterday. I cooked them on high for 4 hours from almost frozen and they were yummy. I’m thinking probably 8 hours for the 5 quart slow cooker on low after they have heated up. What do you think?

  16. I am not getting all the recipes I only have to 63 you are at 67 help it is not in the junk thanks

    • Tina, I found your email on the email list. I’m not sure why you wouldn’t be getting them. That’s strange. I’ll look into it.

  17. Is there anyway to post the nutrition information like salt and fat content. thanks

  18. Wheres the rest of the 15??
    I did though, print off a ton new ideas!! 🙂
    Thanks anyway!!

    Brenda from Loveland, CO

  19. unable to get the recipe for the chicken cheese bacon , can you help?

  20. How do I sign up for this and what all comes with it? I’m new at this! Thanks!

    • This is a series we did last year, so you can see all the links to the recipes at the bottom of this post. But we are doing a new 30 series of all natural summer slow cooker meals in June. If you’d like to get those sent to your email, you can subscribe by putting your email in the box at the top of the website. Thanks!

  21. Kimberley Staniszewski says:

    I have so glad that I have found this site!!! I am scheduled for major surgery on 6/10 that will be followed by a very lengthy recovery that includes 4-6 weeks on a clear liquid diet then 3-4 months on a regular liquid (this follows an extremely aggressive BUT SUCESSFUL chemo regimen … so although it may sound horrible, I am actually very fortunate)! With a large family (6 children), I wondered how I was going to keep up with nutritious meals this summer with no energy and no appetite. However, after finding this article, I am not nearly as worried. As soon as I am back on my feet and back to work, I plan to purchase a year’s subscription of the meal planning … but for now, that cost is out of the question. I am so excited about this article and using my crockpot for these recipes!!!! THANK YOU for sharing!!!

  22. Jessica Valdez says:

    Are we able to get the 100 days of summer if already a member? how do we get it.


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