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Summer Slow-Cooker Recipes

Not just for winter, slow cookers keep summer simmering while you play outside. Try our summer slow-cooker recipes for chicken soup, shredded pork tacos, beefy chili dogs and more.
Sesame Turkey

Sesame Turkey

Peppery soy-ginger flavors lean turkey breast tenderloins. For a nutritious meal, serve with rice and a crisp cabbage slaw.

Sesame Turkey

Shredded Pork Tacos

Root beer and chipotle peppers yield pulled pork that's sweet, spicy, smoky and marvelously tender—perfect for wrapping in a tortilla with cheese and vegetables.

Shredded Pork Tacos

Sesame Turkey

Peppery soy-ginger flavors lean turkey breast tenderloins. For a nutritious meal, serve with rice and a crisp cabbage slaw.

Sesame Turkey

Lemony Lamb Pitas

If you love gyros, give these easy sandwiches a try. Compared to chops, this slow-cooked roast is a budget-friendly way to cook lamb. 

Lemony Lamb Pitas

Beefy Chili Dogs

Here's a dinner kids and moms love! Kids for the flavor, moms because the franks and meaty filling cook together. If it's party or potluck fare, everything can sit for up to one hour on the low-heat setting.

Beefy Chili Dogs

Tomatillo Chicken Soup

Tomatillos (the key ingredient in green salsa) look like green tomatoes with papery husks. Although they can be eaten raw, we like to cook tomatillos with other ingredients to mellow and balance their tart flavor.

Tomatillo Chicken Soup

Jalapeño Chicken Breasts

Chili powder and sliced pickled jalapeño chile pepper turn up the heat on these slow-cooked chicken breasts. Add a cream cheese sauce before serving, and sprinkle with bacon, if you like.

Jalapeño Chicken Breasts

Asian Lettuce Wraps

Sweet hoisin and rice vinegar flavor slow-cooked beef chuck pot roast in these low-carb wraps.

Asian Lettuce Wraps

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