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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    Hummus Pasta Salad

    This hummus pasta salad is a hearty side dish, but it could be a nice meatless main dish as well. Add the dressing while the pasta is still warm to allow the pasta to absorb some of the dressing. —Michelle Morrow, Newmarket, New Hampshire

    How to Make Pasta Salad

    It's so easy to learn how to make pasta salad. All you need is your favorite pasta shape, a tasty...


    Mac & Cheese Pork Sliders

    I love pork sliders! This sweet and savory recipe was created out of leftover ingredients I had in my fridge....


    Spicy Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo

    I make this spicy shrimp pasta a lot because it's a something my family never seems to get tired of....


    Dutch Oven Pasta Bake

    I was in a hurry one night, so I went on a pantry search to see what I had on...

    Grilled Chicken Ramen Salad

    I love this chicken ramen salad because it's a complete meal in one bowl. Everyone loves when it's on the...


    Southwestern Pasta Salad

    I created this southwestern pasta salad for a friend who owns a catering business. I was told it was a...

    Confetti Macaroni Salad

    The bits of bright red and green in this easy macaroni salad remind me of fun confetti. The inspiration for...


    Vegetable Couscous Salad

    This salad is great as a side with any kind of grilled meat or fish. If you want to serve...


    Decadent Spinach-Stuffed Shells

    I created this comforting stuffed shells dish to serve on Christmas Eve, but it’s so good we enjoy it all...


    Five-Cheese Ziti al Forno

    After having the five-cheese ziti at Olive Garden, I tried to make my own version of it—and I think I...

    38 Pasta Salad Recipes For a Crowd

    These pasta salads serve at least 8, so bring them to your biggest gatherings.


    Chili Macaroni and Cheese

    What could be tastier on a cold winter day than chili or mac and cheese? Put them together and you...


    Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

    I created this dish after my father had triple bypass surgery. He loves comfort food, and I wanted him to...


    Perfect Four-Cheese Lasagna

    Lasagna is one of my favorites, and this is the recipe I’ve been making since I was a teenager. It’s...


    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 burgers, I whip up a big pot of this cheesy pasta. Believe it...


    Broccoli Orzo Bake

    Orzo pasta makes this bake a sensational alternative to the classic broccoli casserole. There's a nice blend of cheese and...


    Cran-Orange Couscous Salad

    I often create salads for summer using a variety of healthy, filling grains. This version with tender couscous is amped...



    Southwestern Pasta Salad

    This satisfying salad has a nice blend of textures and flavors. I appreciate its make-ahead convenience when I'm entertaining.
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    Moroccan Stuffed Mushrooms

    Coriander and cumin are zesty updates to the familiar stuffed mushrooms. The addition of couscous makes them very filling and...


    Makeover Beef & Sausage Lasagna

    The Taste of Home Test Kitchen trimmed the cholesterol and saturated fat in my original meat-lover's lasagna recipe, and came...


    Judy’s Macaroni Salad

    After finding this vintage macaroni salad recipe years ago, I tweaked the flavor and bumped up the pickles. Tuck this...

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    Makeover Traditional Lasagna

    I’ve never been quick to pass along my special recipes, but this one is so good that it’s become our...


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    Chicken & Cheese Noodle Bake

    This is the recipe my daughters and I often make for new parents when they come home from the hospital....


    Sesame Ramen Salad

    This spicy Asian sausage and noodle salad is equally good for lunch or a potluck. —Denese Johnson, Chico, Texas


    Macaroni and Cheese with Garlic Bread Cubes

    Creamy and ooey-gooey, my homemade macaroni and cheese is over the top! Garlicky croutons add a delicious crunch. —Amy Warren,...


    Pasticho (Venezuelan Lasagna)

    Since I was a child knew my passion was to cook and I would invent new dishes. I sampled a...


    Butternut Lasagna

    I love butternut squash, a comfort food with gourmet possibilities. This squash lasagna offers a fresh, updated flavor profile that...