17 Crock-Pot Dinner Recipes for Hot Summer Days

When summer rolls around, consider dusting off that crock-pot.

13. Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas
Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas

Chicken turns delectably fork-tender in this homemade fajita dish. Best of all, opting for the slow cooker instead of an oven allows the meat and vegetable juices to slowly release and marinate, yielding unbelievable flavor guaranteed to impress a crowd.

14. Slow Cooker Broccoli, Brown Rice, and Cheddar Casserole

One-Skillet Chicken and Broccoli Recipe
Broccoli takes the stage in this nutritious casserole recipe, accompanied by creamy cheddar cheese and nutty brown rice. Topped with a mouthwatering mushroom sauce and complete with a crunchy walnut garnish, this dish is one you’ll remember. You might never resort to traditional casserole recipes again!

15. Slow Cooker Barbecue Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork
Perfect for holidays and special occasions, this barbecue pulled pork recipe will blow your taste buds away! Nutrient-rich spices and lean, wholesome ingredients come together to create an uber-healthy version of the classic southern dish, all thanks to your handy dandy slow-cooker!

16. Slow Cooker Clean Eating Pork Tacos with Cilantro Lime ‘Slaw

Slow Cooker Clean Eating Pork Tacos with Cilantro-Lime 'Slaw
Dish up this family fiesta for taco night! Tender, fall-off-the-bone pork simmers to flavorful perfection when cooked with your slow cooker. The shredded, tangy-fresh ‘slaw acts as icing on the cake in this protein-packed crowd-pleaser!

17. Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros

Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros
Craving Greek takeout? With your slow cooker, creating your own Greek-inspired dish is easy (and more nutritious)! In this recipe, thick, juicy gyro meat is seasoned to perfection, sandwiched between a warm, whole-wheat pita pocket, and and dressed up with your choice of juicy veggies and creamy low-fat yogurt.

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Ellie Krasner

Ellie is a full-time violinist living in Las Vegas, and a writer with an insatiable appetite for clean eating and fitness! She is a graduate of Binghamton University with degrees in English literature and violin, and loves investigating the world of healthy living.

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