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23 Recipes For A Summer Picnic

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The best summer get-togethers feature good company and excellent food. If you want to find summer dinner recipes and more, consult 23 Recipes For A Summer Picnic for slow cooker meal ideas for summer. Take a look at these fun summer dishes, and you will find the perfect inspiration for meal ideas for summer to suit any theme in no time! With summer slow cooker recipes, you can throw an entire menu together and forget about it until it's picnic time!

Outdoor dining doesn't mean you have to settle for drab dishes. Whether you are hosting or attending a picnic, potluck, or cookout, these delicious and easy slow cooker recipes include quick summer recipes that are perfect for every occasion. With great summer appetizers, recipes for main dishes, easy summer side dishes, and unique summer dessert recipes, these summer picnic recipes will please any crowd and are great for family meals. This guide will help you plan an entire meal or summer picnic menu featuring dishes like Moist 'N Tender Wings, Slow Cooker Pork Ribs, a Southwestern Bean Medley, and Chocolate Peanut Butter Pudding Cake. Gather your family and friends and dig in!

Table of Contents

Featured Recipe

Great Summer Appetizers

Summer Recipes for Main Dishes

Easy Summer Side Dishes

Unique Summer Dessert Recipes

Featured Recipe

Slow Cooker Pork Ribs

This is one of the best barbecue ribs recipes around, making it a staple among summer picnic recipes. It is one of the more creative slow cooker pork recipes for ribs, and the tender, mouthwatering result will have your guests begging for more!

Great Summer Appetizers

Moist 'N Tender Wings

These great summer appetizer recipes are a delightful addition to any picnic or cookout menu. Finger foods and dip recipes will whet the appetite and put everyone in the mood for fun in the sun, and recipes for slow cooker make everything so easy!

Moist 'N Tender Wings
Gridiron Crab Dip
Snack Attack
Hot Dog and Bacon Roll Ups

Summer Recipes for Main Dishes

Summer Recipies for Main Dishes

Summer potluck dishes and picnic recipes like these are staples of outdoor entertainment.  Savory flavors complement popular summer main dishes recipes in this collection of classic slow cooker recipes with a sunshine twist!

Taste Of Summer Citrus Chicken
Rosemary Chicken with Pasta
Golden Short Ribs
Beef Gyros
Hot Pastrami Sandwiches
Sloppy Chicken Joes
Orange Honey Tilapia Slow Cooker Recipe
Slow Cooker Beef Dip Sandwiches

Easy Summer Side Dishes

Easy Summer Side Dishes

A variety of summer side dishes will satisfy any dietary needs or picky appetites. These are great companions to summer main courses and fun summer dishes, so start up that slow cooker and get going!

Slow Cooked Corn on the Cob
Slow Cooker German Potato Salad
All Day Macaroni and Cheese
Country Scalloped Potatoes
Southwestern Bean Medley

Unique Summer Dessert Recipes

Unique Summer Dessert Recipes

With these slow cooker dessert recipes, everyone will want to skip straight to the final course! Unique summer recipes like these will be the crowning glory to your fantastic feast!

Slow Cooker Easy Cherry Cobbler
Chocolate Peanut Butter Pudding Cake
Slow Cooked Carrot Cake
Mixed Berry Crumble
Molten Chocolate Lava Cake


Summer Potluck Recipe Ideas: 35 Summer Slow Cooker Recipes


For more summer slow cooker recipes, check out our collection, Summer Potluck Recipe Ideas: 35 Summer Slow Cooker Recipes.





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