Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy tasty and refreshing home-cooked meals, whether you’re on holiday or just relaxing at home. Using a slow cooker to prepare these meals will save you time and effort, and it’s also a great opportunity to cook something special for family and friends!
Cool Ranch Chicken Tacos, Slow Cooked
- 4 chicken breasts
- 1 3/4 cups chicken broth
- 1 packet ranch dressing
- 1 packet taco seasoning
- 6 taco shells
In a crockpot, combine chicken breasts, chicken broth, ranch dressing, and taco seasoning. Cook on low for 5 hours, covered. When the chicken is ready, shred it with forks. Cook for another 30 minutes. Serve on taco shells while still wet.
Slow Cooker Meatballs with a Tropical Glaze
- 3/4 kilograms frozen meatballs
- 4 green onions, chopped
- 1/2 small jalapeno, diced
- 1 1/2 cups orange marmalade
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 1/4 cup beef broth
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
In a crockpot, position the meatballs. Combine onions, jalapeno, orange marmalade, orange juice, and beef broth in a big mixing bowl. Salt and pepper to taste. Toss the meatballs in the pot with the sauce to coat them. Cover and cook on low for 4 1/2 to 5 hours. Allow cooling for a few minutes before serving.
Crockpot Honey Balsamic Pork
- 1 (1 1/4 kilograms) shoulder pork roast
- 1 cup beef broth
- 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 cup honey
- 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1 tablespoon water
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- Salt and pepper
- Cooking spray
Using cooking spray, coat the interior of a slow cooker. Season the pork roast on all sides with salt and pepper before placing it in the crockpot. Honey should be poured over the roast. Combine the beef broth, balsamic vinegar, and olive oil in a mixing bowl.
In a cup, combine the Worcestershire sauce and garlic powder, then pour over the beef. Cover and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours. When the meat is finished, pour the juices into a pan and cook over medium heat. Cornstarch should be dissolved in water and mixed in with the juices. Cook until the sauce has thickened, then pour over the pot roast.
These three best ever crockpot summer recipes are delectable and refreshing dishes that your friends and family will undoubtedly enjoy!