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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    Hot Chicken Salad Pies

    These hot chicken salad pies come together in a snap! They're perfect for when you have leftovers on hand and need to use them up. —Shirley Gudenschwager, Orchard, Nebraska

    Pressure-Cooker Chipotle Porcupine Meatballs

    My family loves porcupine meatballs. We have been eating this retro dish for years—I just updated it with a little...


    Hawaiian Fried Rice

    Growing up in the South Pacific, rice was the mainstay of our diet. When my husband and I moved stateside,...


    Apple, Butternut and Sausage Dressing

    I'd heard about using squash in dressing, so I combined four things I love into one dish: apples, butternut squash,...


    Pressure-Cooker Vegetable Wild Rice Soup

    This thick and hearty soup is packed with colorful vegetables. It's wonderful for lunch alongside a healthy salad or a...

    Slow-Cooked Vegetable Wild Rice Soup

    This thick and hearty soup is packed with colorful vegetables. —Thomas Faglon, Somerset, New Jersey


    Brown Rice Mulligatawny

    My friends tell me this is one of the best soups they’ve ever had. One even said it’s “perfect.” No...

    Pork & Rice Meatballs

    My appetizer meatballs combine two of my favorite Asian dishes —Chinese pork dumplings and steamed chicken balls. —Elizabeth Dumont, Madison,...


    Chicken Tempura Rolls

    These sushi rice rolls are delicious and are simpler to make than you think. An inexpensive bamboo mat and


    Apricot Wild Rice Salad

    Nutty, fruity and packed with flavor, this make-ahead dish is a wholesome side for all kinds of entrees.” —Barbara Schulte,...


    Wild Rice & Cranberry Loaves

    This is an incredibly fragrant bread with lots of texture from wild rice and dried cranberries. It's hearty enough for...

    Slow-Cooked Wild Rice

    This recipe has become such a family heirloom that I asked my mother's permission before passing it along. It has...


    Crown Roast with Wild Rice Stuffing

    My mom made this tender, juicy crown roast for Christmas once. It was an impressive and memorable change from traditional...


    Turkey and Wild Rice Soup

    My dear friend Shirley shared this recipe with me several years ago. Every time I think of her, I make...


    Sweet Onion Rice Bake

    You'd be hard-pressed to find me serving a different rice dish at Easter. Guests have come to expect this rich...


    Beef and Lamb Stew

    I asked for this recipe after a recent trip to South Africa with my church. This stew includes lots of...

    Frittelle di Riso

    For this traditional Italian dinner, we created these rice fritters that serve as a sweet and satisfying dessert.—Taste of Home...


    Creamy Sausage Risotto

    I have fond memories of standing at the stove cooking this hearty Italian rice dish with my Nona. I’ve altered...


    Big-Batch Jambalaya

    I make this dish for football-watching parties because it feeds so many people. It leaves my mouth watering for it...


    Yellow Rice & Black Bean Salad

    Chipotle peppers turn up the heat on a colorful rice dish brimming with black beans. It can be served hot...


    Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Rice Casserole

    Gravy, chicken soup and sour cream make this rich and hearty dish one you’ll want to curl up with. Be...


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    Favorite Hamburger Stew

    I got this hamburger stew recipe from a woman at our church, Lois Henry, when I needed a way to...


    Turkey Rice and Barley Soup

    Myrna Sisel of Green Bay, Wisconsin makes the most of her turkey by simmering the carcass to create this soup...


    Rice Pudding with Raspberry Sauce

    "This is one of my family's all-time favorites," writes Shirley Privatsky of Dickinson, North Dakota. "It's so festive looking-especially when...

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    Cabbage Bundles with Kraut

    In our area, cabbage rolls are a popular dish at potluck dinners. My family loves them, and I like them...


    Black Bean and Chicken Soup

    Salsa and cumin add just the right zip to this thick, hearty soup. I like to serve it with corn...


    Cheesy Zucchini Rice Casserole

    Cheese is one of the major agricultural products in our area of northern California. A colleague gave me this recipe...


    Old-Fashioned Turkey Soup

    For added convenience freeze some of the soup in individual serving-size portions.


    Holiday Rice Salad

    It's nice to prepare a cold salad like this when entertaining because it can be made ahead and doesn't take...


    Jambalaya Casserole

    Whenever family and friends get together, this is the dish I am asked to prepare. It's delicious, economical and easy...