20 Slow-Cooker Barbecue Recipes You Can Make All Summer Long

It's summer…and it's hot. So why are you turning on your oven to make dinner? Try one of these slow-cooker barbecue recipes instead. They’re so tender and flavorful, we’d guess that you made them in a smoker. (Don’t worry, we won’t tell.)

17 Slow-Cooker Recipes You Can Make All Summer Long

Low-carb Barbecue Slow-cooker Chicken

Say goodbye to dry, overcooked meat.

Slow-cooker Barbecue Ribs

No smoker in sight.

Barbecue Chicken Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Did we mention it’s gluten-free?

Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken Wings

Tip: Broil them at the end to caramelize the sauce.

Slow-cooker Korean Bbq Beef Tacos

You’re officially a pitmaster.

Hawaiian Barbecue Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Served on Hawaiian rolls, naturally.

Slow-cooker Barbecue Meatballs

Did we mention they’re gluten-free?

Peach Barbecue Little Smokies

Admit it: You’re curious.

Slow Cooker Beefy Bbq Spuds

Potatoes > hamburger buns.

Slow-cooker Barbecue Chickpeas

Plant-based, but totally satisfying.

Bbq Pulled Pork Pizza With Brussels Sprouts

You stole a pizza our heart.

Slow-cooker Barbecue Chicken Pasta

Yep, you even make the penne in your Crock-Pot.

Slow-cooker Korean Taco Cups

Wonton wrappers have never looked tastier.

Slow-cooker Barbecue Brisket

All of our food fantasies have come true.

Slow-cooker Bbq Chicken Quesadillas

Your two-year-old will love them. (And OK, you will, too.)

Honey-bourbon Pulled Chicken

Bring on the boozy chicken.

Slow-cooker Barbecue Beans

You’re never going back to the canned stuff again.

Barbecue Pulled Turkey Tostadas

It’s not only for Thanksgiving.

Crock Pot Pineapple Hawaiian Bbq Chicken Tacos With Pineapple Slaw

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From 2017 to 2019 Heath Goldman held the role of Food Editor covering food, booze and some recipe development, too. Tough job, eh?