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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Summer Squash and Zucchini Salad

I came up with this colorful and tasty zucchini salad years ago for a recipe contest and was delighted when I won honorable mention! The recipe easily doubles and is the perfect dish to take to potlucks or family gatherings. —Paula Wharton, El Paso, Texas

Vegetable Couscous Salad

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


Creamy Yellow Squash Casserole

Here’s a simple yet yummy garden recipe my granny used to make. She’d pick her veggies daily, then cook them...


Tomato-Squash Appetizer Pizza

I was looking for quick weeknight meals that would use the fresh herbs from my windowsill garden when I decided...


Savory Mediterranean Orzo

If you like to celebrate the season by sampling flavors from around the world, you’ll love this Mediterranean side. The...

Vegetarian Pasta Sauce

Loaded with fresh vegetables and herbs, this hearty, meatless sauce is a perfect way for gardeners to make delicious use...


Three-Cheese Veggie Pizza

“We love pizza and consider ourselves connoisseurs. The breadsticks make this easy and a little different. We especially enjoy it...

Stuffing Squash Casserole

This recipe came about as an experiment. I wanted to make a squash casserole but didn't have crackers, so I...


Herb Garden Vegetables

I have a garden and wanted to highlight all the vegetables and herbs I grow. This medley was the perfect...


Potluck Summer Squash and Zucchini Side Dish

This colorful side dish is perfect for a potluck and a great way to use up your summer bounty of...


Ground Beef Summer Squash Casserole

My daughter, a home economist, serves the garden-fresh casserole at church functions in summer when squash is at its best....

Peppered Squash Relish

I cook for a local middle school and have been making this relish more than 25 years. Whenever I take...


Makeover Summer Squash Casserole

With a buttery cracker topping and lots of cheese, this lightened up classic casserole from Lisa Eldridge of Topeka, Kansas...


Yellow Squash Bake

Golden, crumb-topped oven entrees are the quintessential image of comfort food and this one fits the picture perfectly. “A friend...


Roasted Vegetable Turkey Pinwheels

“These are always a hit and great for any occasion because they can be made ahead of time! I make...


Refrigerator Pickles

"These pickles are some of the best I have ever eaten. They're so good and easy to make that you'll...

Roasted Veggie Pasta

"My sister gave me this recipe years ago and it has become a favorite make-ahead and company meal. For a...


Very Veggie Lasagna

I concocted this quick and easy recipe to use up some of the abundant fresh produce from my garden. When...


Colorful Veggie Coins

The "doubloons" in this bright side dish are actually garden treasures! It was a hit on the buffet at our...


Hearty Squash Skillet

This skillet supper was a favorite of my family when we were watching our budget, since it calls for a...


Grilled Dijon Summer Squash

A niece gave this mustard-seasoned squash recipe to me. My husband, Doug, and our three grandchildren love the zesty flavor...


Summer Squash Casserole

This fresh-tasting side dish is excellent with any meat. It was a popular part of the meal served at the...


Squash and Pepper Skillet

Mom knew how to get us to eat our vegetables - she'd serve this colorful blend of fresh zucchini, summer...


Two-Squash Lasagna

I learned to cook when I was growing up on a dairy farm and was a member of 4-H. This...

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Summer Squash Slaw

In her Minneapolis, Minnesota kitchen, Mary Ann Kosmas creates this quick and colorful medley of fresh zucchini, summer squash and...


Yellow Summer Squash Relish

My friends can barely wait for the growing season to arrive so I can make this incredible squash relish. The...


Cream-of-the-Crop Veggies

Veggies can be a hard get-go for kids. So let them choose from the garden patch and they’ll end up...


Squash Casserole Side Dish

Our 1-year-old son can be a fussy eater, and my husband is mostly a "meat and taters" man. But both...


Creamless Creamy Squash Soup

Here's my go-to recipe for family and friends' get-togethers. One time, my niece devoured three bowls of it and we...


Squash Cornbread

Enjoy the fresh flavor of summer squash with this moist and hearty cornbread. This is good enough to eat by...