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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Southwest Frito Pie

I got a real culture shock when we moved to New Mexico several years ago, but we grew to love the food. Now, back in South Carolina, we still crave New Mexican dishes, and this is one of my go-to favorites.—Janet Scoggins, North Augusta, South Carolina

Bean & Bulgur Chili

Come in from the cold to a piping hot bowl of this zesty bulgur and bean chili. The bulgur adds...


Burrito Pie

Layers of cheese, meat sauce and tortillas create a satisfying Mexican lasagna kids of all ages will love. The recipe...


Layered Cornbread Salad

When the garden comes in, we harvest the veggies and layer them with cornbread and sweet relish for this snappy...


Taco Bean Soup

"This hearty three-bean soup is very easy to fix," remarks Sharon Thompson of Hunter, Kansas. "You can add a can...

Cornbread Confetti Salad

This colorful and tasty salad is always well received at picnics and potlucks. Cornbread salads have long been popular in...


Four Bean Turkey Chili

Four kinds of beans and plenty of seasonings make this chunky chili a crowd-pleaser, particularly on autumn days. "Serve bowls...

Super-Duper Chili

No one ever guesses the "secret ingredient" in this recipe that I created. A can of mushroom soup is what...


Mary’s Bean Tarts

This tart's main ingredient, beans, are not necessarily thought of as a dessert but these tarts are so sweet that...


Three-Meat Chili

A combination of pork tenderloin, ground turkey and ground beef make this chili unique. Instead of pinto beans, you can...


Roundup Chili

Two types of meat make this not-too-spicy chili a hearty meal. Because it's made in the slow cooker, it's a...

Spicy Chuck Wagon Beans

Baked beans don't get any easier! All you have to do is open some cans, chop an onion, and add...


No-Guilt Beefy Nachos

Nachos you can feel good about! This meaty topping has less fat and sodium than typical nacho beef because you...


Hearty Sausage-Chicken Chili

The company I work for has an annual chili cook-off, and this unusual recipe of mine was a winner. I...


Stovetop Pinto Beans

We enjoy this dish throughout the year. When I take it to church suppers, I set some oven-fresh corn bread...


Three-Bean Bake

Being big eaters, my three sons love this recipe that I created. Leftovers can be used as a taco filling...

Potluck Baked Beans

This recipe has remained a long-time favorite for picnics and family get-togethers. For those not watching their fat intake, add...


Zesty Italian Soup

While visiting my sister-in-law, we had a delicious Italian soup at a local restaurant. We decided to duplicate it at...


Black Bean Lasagna

I'm a schoolteacher who loves exchanging recipes with my colleagues. This is a great recipe for a crowd. It's tasty,...


Pork and Pinto Beans

"I first tasted this dish at an office potluck, and now I serve it often when company comes," says Darlene...


Contest-Winning Vegetarian Chili

My husband and I try to have at least one meatless meal each week and this vegetarian chili recipe is...


Sweet N Sour Beans

This recipe is popular on both sides of the border. It came from a friend in Alaska, then traveled with...


Barbecue Bean Salad

I love to cook and try new recipes. I've been collecting cookbooks for years and have picked up some very...


Pinto Bean Turnovers

Try these satisfying snacks from Sue Seymour Valatie, New York. She pats cheese into the dough, then tucks in store-bought...

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Curried Three-Bean Salad

Cumin and curry powder give this chilled three-bean salad terrific zip. "I get a lot of compliments on it," says...


Quick Turkey-Bean Soup

This recipe calls for canned beans, so cooking time is minimal. I make soup mild and allow guests to add...


Mexican Bean Soup

For our family's fall birthday bash, I make a big pot of this soup and serve it with plenty of...


Country Bean Soup

I like to give this mix as a gift, layering the beans in a clear pint jar and attaching the...


Truly Texan Chili

I am a native Texan, and this is the best chili recipe I've ever tasted—it's meaty and spicy. I'd make...


Prairie Bean Soup

This soup started out as an "end-of-the-month" meal, a creative way to use up items that were on hand. We...