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9 summer slow cooker recipes

When you think slow cooker, you probably think heavy, hearty meals. Think again. Here are some meal ideas that are great year-round.

By Davina Sinnatamby
9 summer slow cooker recipes

9 summer slow cooker recipes

Saucy Pulled Pork

Simple to make and extremely tasty, your family will be begging for seconds of this barbecue favourite.

Get the recipe here: Saucy Pulled Pork 

9 summer slow cooker recipesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Cinnamon Crunch French Toast

Summer was made for lazy brunches. Pop this decadent and delicious French toast recipe in the slow cooker overnight and wake up to an effortless meal the kids will love.

Get the recipe here: Cinnamon Crunch French Toast

French toastPhoto: Roberto Caruso

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Sticky-Sweet Ribs

Ribs are such a summer food because they are usually grilled outside. Want the same delicious dish on a rainy day? Use your slow cooker, you’ll be glad you did. To make your ribs extra sticky, broil them for two to three minutes. 

Get the recipe here: Sticky-Sweet Ribs

9 summer slow cooker recipesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Slow Cooker Baked Beans

Baked beans can be enjoyed at any time of day. Try them with tacos, rice or eggs and toast.

Get the recipe here: Slow Cooker Baked Beans

9 summer slow cooker recipesPhoto: Andrew Grinton

Cheeseburger Meatloaf

Spend the day at the beach and then come to homemade cheeseburgers! This cheesy meatloaf tastes just like a classic burger. 

Get the recipe here: Cheeseburger Meatloaf

9 summer slow cooker recipesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

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Slow Cooker Braised Brisket

Stick some of these tasty sandwiches in your basket for the next family picnic. You can assemble them ahead of time or pack up the toppings and buns separately so the kids can have fun making their own picnic lunch. You’ll definitely be the envy of all the other picnicers and Yogi Bear may be tempted to steal the basket. 

Get the recipe: Slow Cooker Braised Brisket

9 summer slow cooker recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Poached Salmon with Fennel and Orange

Try this quick and easy poached salmon recipe with fennel and orange at your next dinner party. 

Get the recipe here: Poached Salmon with Fennel and Orange

9 summer slow cooker recipesPhoto: Andrew Grinton

Healthier Refried Beans

The perfect side to a plate of saucy ribs! Enjoy this healthy take on refried beans. 

Get the recipe here: Healthier Refried Beans 

9 summer slow cooker recipesPhoto: Andrew Grinton

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Hearty Vegetarian Chili

Planning a family camping trip this weekend? Make this chili ahead of time and take it with you to enjoy around the campfire. There’s nothing like a hearty meal after a long day of exploring the woods. 

Get the recipe here: Hearty Vegetarian Chili

9 summer slow cooker recipesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Read more: 13 quick and easy recipes for a kid-friendly picnic 9 easy make-ahead camping recipes Summer desserts: 9 sweet treats to beat the heat

This article was originally published on Jun 08, 2019

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