Potluck Recipes

Looking for potluck recipes? Impress friends and family with these crowd-pleasing potluck ideas that range from easy appetizers and sides to elegant dinners and desserts.

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    Slow-Cooked Ropa Vieja

    I traveled to Cuba a few years ago and had some of the best food imaginable. This dish stuck out, and when I returned home, I began to experiment with making ropa vieja in the slow cooker. I hope you enjoy the flavors of Cuba as much as I do. —Joshua Boyer, Traverse City, Michigan

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    Pressure-Cooker Spiced Short Ribs

    This is an ideal recipe for busy nights when your family wants a big dinner, but you are limited on...


    Sweet and Spicy Air-Fryer Meatballs

    I am always on a quest for meatballs that pack a sweet and savory punch. These are a snap to...


    Potato and Chorizo Casserole

    I love the smoky flavor chorizo gives this dish, but I’ve also made it with Italian sausage and substituted an...


    Cheesy Seafood Enchiladas

    Quick-cooking seafood and mildly spicy chile peppers and salsa make this dish a
    flavor adventure that my family loves....

    Slow-Cooker Short Rib Ragu over Pappardelle

    An irresistible sauce gives this beef another dimension of flavor. Nearly any starchy side, such as potatoes or polenta, will...


    One-Pot Bacon Cheeseburger Pasta

    When the weather's too chilly to grill, I whip up a big pot of this cheesy pasta. Believe it or...

    Make-Ahead Chicken Casserole

    “This hearty entree offers a great way to use up leftover turkey or chicken. Whenever I make it, someone asks...


    Contest-Winning Holiday Glazed Ham

    I like to serve this juicy, mouthwatering Thanksgiving ham with mashed potatoes and colorful vegetables. The apricot glaze is delicious,...


    Pesto Chicken Mostaccioli

    I was looking for something new to whip up and decided to invent my own recipe. We love pesto and...


    Six-Cheese Lasagna

    No one will ever guess how easy this hearty lasagna is to make. No-boil noodles and prepared spaghetti sauce save...

    Garlic Bread Pasta Torte

    My kids love to stuff spiral pasta inside bread for a clever dinner torte. We save the bread crusts to...


    Beefy Noodle Casserole

    When life calls for a dish for a potluck or family event, we stir up a batch of beef and...


    Salmon with Mango-Citrus Salsa

    My mother would make this for us on weeknights in summer—this was the only way we would eat fish. You...


    Creamy Beef Enchiladas

    These American-style enchiladas are rich, creamy and loaded with cheese. Kids will like the texture and the fact that they...


    Summertime Spaghetti Sauce

    My husband and I look forward to this flavorful sauce when our tomatoes become so abundant and we need to...

    Crab Toast

    If you prefer casual dining in the summer, try this scrumptious entree that’s crunchy, creamy and delightfully rich. Or serve...


    Vegetarian Pasta Sauce

    Loaded with fresh vegetables and herbs, this hearty, meatless sauce is a perfect way for gardeners to make delicious use...


    Cream Cheese and Swiss Lasagna

    I like to fix the chunky meat sauce for this dish the day before, so the flavors can blend. It...


    The Best Derned Southwestern Casserole

    If you want to add a little spice to life—and to dinner—serve this hearty main dish. It’s full of Tex-Mex...


    Contest-Winning Brunch Pizza

    This is one of my family’s favorite breakfast dishes. Packed with two kinds of meat and plenty of veggies, it's...


    Deep-Dish Chicken Pizza

    I've been making this versatile pizza recipe for my family for decades. It's the only one we make and is...


    Stuffed-Crust Chicken Pizza

    Talk about a clever idea that just couldn’t be quicker or easier! Convenient string cheese is the secret behind Pam’s...


    Southwestern Pizza

    I dreamed up this pizza for a New Year's Eve party at church. My craving for corn bread and black...

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    Picante Cranberry Meatballs

    These zippy ground beef meatballs are my favorites, and the recipe is so easy. Cranberry, chili and picante sauce sound...


    Garlic-Onion Tomato Pizza

    You won't miss the traditional tomato sauce when you bite into a slice of this pizza - it is absolutely...


    Winning Cranberry Glazed Ham

    A dear friend shared the recipe for this tender ham with me. I've taken it to reunions, weddings, graduations, baptisms,...


    Waldorf Stuffed Ham

    I couldn’t resist trying something new for this contest, and this recipe just popped into my head. I served it...


    Southern Barbecued Brisket

    Ever since a former neighbor shared this recipe with me, it has been a family favorite. Since it makes a...


    Peppery Grilled Turkey Breast

    This is a combination of several favorite family recipes. People who try it for the first time are amazed to...