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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Tex-Mex Potato Salad

I created this Tex-Mex potato salad for one of my cooking classes, and it was a hit. It's perfect for a cookout or potluck. The secret ingredient is pickled jalapenos—they add so much interest and flavor! Add a can of black beans for more protein. —Dianna Ackerley, Cibolo, Texas

Grandma’s Classic Potato Salad

When I asked my grandmother how old this classic potato salad recipe is, she told me that her mom used...


Russian Potato Salad

This Russian potato salad recipe comes from my grandmother, who had written it down in Russian before she translated it...


Roasted Red Potato Salad with Chipotle Mayo

My husband loves potato salad, but I don’t enjoy peeling and boiling potatoes. Oven-roasting the potatoes makes it easy and...


Chipotle Sweet Potato Salad

I love the velvety taste and texture of sweet potatoes. A friend served sweet potatoes cooked with peppers and they...

Fried Potato Salad

This recipe began with leftover fried potatoes I had on hand. We liked it so much that now I fry...


Caramelized Onion Potato Salad

This is the recipe I make on a day where a little extra time isn't an issue and I'm craving...

Cleo’s Potato Salad

My mom, Cleo Lightfoot, loved cooking all kinds of different recipes, but her favorite meal was one she made when...


Roasted Sweet and Gold Potato Salad

To make my potato salad look bright and taste extra-festive, I add Mexicorn and black beans. With the zesty dressing,...


Makeover Cleo’s Potato Salad

This recipe is perfect for family gatherings, and now that it's much healthier, you can enjoy it all summer long....


Grilled Firecracker Potato Salad

I can eat potato salad like crazy. A little spice is nice, so I use cayenne and paprika in this...

Quick Golden Potato Salad

What’s a cookout without potato salad? Incomplete, we say. We think Linda’s
version will become a summer staple. —Linda...


Greek Potato Salad

—Roberta Webster, Hampton, Florida


Sour Cream Potato Salad

Italian dressing and horseradish make this creamy potato salad different from most, plus those ingredients really add some zip! It’s...


Dandelion Potato Salad

Friends and family will love the crunchy produce in this tasty potato salad. Dandelion leaves are a deliciously different addition...


Ham ‘n’ Swiss Potato Salad

With red potatoes, ham, Swiss cheese and olives, this potato salad stands out from any others. I submitted the recipe...

Bacon-Chive Potato Salad

This creamy and colorful potato salad is always requested for all our summer picnics. It's so quick to prepare, goes...


Microwave Potato Salad

Microwaving potatoes for this tasty side is a handy timesaver—especially in warm weather. I found the original recipe in an...


Contest-Winning Tangy Potato Salad

My potato salad is so easy, I can quickly put it together in the kitchen of our trailer home on...


Healthy Potato Salad

"Here's a heart-healthy version of my longtime favorite potato salad recipe," says Pat Potter, Calumet City, Illinois. "It's colorful and...


Potato Salad with Cucumbers

Because it seems to appeal to so many, this creamy salad is one of my favorite crowd-size recipes. I've taken...


Rave-Review Red Potato Salad

My husband really flipped over this deliciously different potato salad the first time he tasted it. An oil and vinegar...


Classic Potato Salad for 50

Creamy chunks of potato and crunchy bits of veggies, this traditional potato salad will gain rave reviews from your gang....


Vegetable Potato Salad

Growing up with a huge family of relatives, large gatherings were the norm. Mom always brought her 'famous' potato salad,...

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Potato Salad with Bacon

My young nephew refuses to eat any potato salad but mine! Italian salad dressing, sour cream and bacon give it...


Red Potato and Egg Salad

This flavorful red potato salad with egg is the perfect side for summer cookouts. The red potatoes really dress it...


Festive Potato Salad

Every member of my family (my husband and I have two grown sons and a grandson) likes creamy-type potato salads....


Grandma’s Creamy Potato Salad

My grandma makes the best potato salad, but she doesn't use a recipe! So I watched while she put together...


Warm Mustard Potato Salad

This tangy mixture is wonderful and so different from traditional potato salads. The Dijon mustard and dill spark the flavor....


Idaho Potato Salad

Mom used to make this potato salad without a recipe. When I got married, she and I made it one...