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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    Fiesta Corn

    Corn with tomatoes and jalapenos is one of the first dishes I cooked for my husband. Don’t like heat? Use green bell peppers instead of jalapenos. —Cassandra Ramirez, Bardstown, Kentucky

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    The Best Marinara Sauce

    I developed this recipe with a friend to make the most of a bumper crop of tomatoes. Now we like...


    Sweet Corn-Tomato Salad

    I always make this for family events and parties. It reminds me of all the fun barbecues and picnics over...


    The Best Ever Tomato Soup

    Creamy, rich and bursting with brightness, this tomato soup recipe is the ultimate sidekick to a grilled cheese sandwich. You...


    Whiskey-Brandy Slush

    It may be cold outside, but we like to serve this icy citrus drink for Christmas gatherings at our house....

    Brandied Appetizer Sausages

    When our kids are home for the holidays, we serve an array of appetizers instead of a big meal. I...


    One-Pot Bacon Cheeseburger Pasta

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

    Cocktail Mushroom Meatballs

    Tide over even the biggest appetites with beef-and-pork meatballs in a chunky mushroom sauce. Larger portions served over noodles or...


    Sauteed Tarragon Radishes

    Who says radishes only belong in salads? These sauteed radishes are cooked in wine and tarragon, and may just change...


    Christmas White Chili

    Dreaming of a white Christmas? Try this chili decked with red and green veggies! —Catherine Nickelson, Scandia, Minnesota


    Snap Pea Salad

    When snap peas are in season, we can’t resist making this crunchy salad. I usually serve it cold, but it's...

    Parmesan Snap Pea Pasta

    My family loves pasta! This simple dish is always a hit, especially during the spring when sugar snap peas are...


    Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes

    Whenever I serve this easy mash, the bowl is always scraped clean. Before holiday feasts, I make it early and...


    Cranberry-Berry Sauce

    I've made this sauce every year I've cooked for my family. Recently I found a delightful mix that will surely...


    Beefy Noodle Casserole

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


    Ham & Potato-Rutabaga Chowder

    The ingredients in this dish are a nod to my mother's tasty potato and rutabaga side dish, which was always...

    Sweet & Salty Peanut Butter Bites

    My son Micah and I love peanut butter cups, so we made them into a new treat. We entered these...


    Market Basket Soup

    I use kohlrabi in this soothing veggie soup. The vegetable has a mellow broccoli-cabbage flavor and can be served raw,...


    Hearty Beef and Vegetable Soup

    When you need to feed a crowd, consider this beefy favorite loaded with both fresh and frozen veggies. —Sue Straughan,...


    Beef Stew for a Crowd

    Beef stew always seems to be popular at a large gathering. Everyone likes this hearty combination of beef, potatoes, carrots,...


    Pomegranate Pepper Jelly

    Stirring pomegranate juice into my jalapeno jelly creates a beautiful red version for the holidays. Spread it on crackers, fish...


    Garden Green Bean Salad

    When my sons were growing up, they preferred their green beans cold. So I started adding green beans to salads....


    Warm Fava Bean & Pea Salad

    This is a springtime staple in my house; my mom has been making it forever. I know that when the...


    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...

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    Colorful Chicken ‘n’ Squash Soup

    When I turned 40, I decided to live a healthier lifestyle, which included cooking healthier for my family. I make...


    Make-Ahead Maple & Sage Gravy

    Save those turkey wings! Then use this richly flavored stock in my pour-it-on-everything herbed gravy. —Angela Lively, Conroe, Texas


    Chicken Mac & Cheese

    In my family, a stick-to-your-ribs supper has protein, pasta and a good cheese like cheddar. This loaded mac works like...


    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....


    Crowd-Size Spaghetti Sauce

    Crowd-Size Spaghetti Sauce, a classic meaty main dish, come from Donna Bennet of Bramalea, Ontario. She writes,"This is the best...


    Italian Sausage Vegetable Soup

    With spaghetti sauce, noodles and Italian seasonings, this soup tastes like spaghetti! It's so easy, even our preteen daughter can...