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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    Pressure-Cooker Chicken and Bacon White Chili

    I made a twist on my favorite white chicken chili and used my pressure cooker, which made it very quick and easy. I like to serve it with avocado, cilantro and onions. —Teri Lee Rasey, Cadillac, Michigan

    Slow-Cooker Minestrone

    There's nothing quite like the comfort of warm homemade soup, and it's even better when your slow cooker does most...


    Hearty Pork Bean Soup

    It's wonderful to come home to this pork bean soup dinner simmering away in a slow cooker, especially on a...


    Easy Portuguese-Style Bean Soup

    One day I was looking at Portuguese recipes and decided to put together a bean soup that embraced the bright...


    Senate Bean Potpie

    The flavors from classic Senate bean soup inspired this hearty potpie with a cornbread topping. —Janice Elder, Charlotte, North Carolina

    Christmas White Chili

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


    Hearty Sausage Soup

    My family loves a big bowl of soup like this one brimming with sausage and veggies. We have it with...

    Slow-Cooked Baked Beans

    My friend suggested this recipe when I needed a new dish to bring to a barbecue. It was an incredible...


    Festive Bean Salad

    I had experimented with all kinds of bean salads before I hit on this one. My husband loves all the...


    Spinach Bean Salad with Maple Dressing

    Warm maple dressing slightly wilts the spinach in this salad, giving it a delightful texture and flavor. Sally writes, “This...


    Two-Bean Hummus

    My children love this easy hummus and even like to help me make it! Hummus is a great way to...

    Market Basket Soup

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


    Sportsman’s Bean Soup

    I’ve been cooking and freezing soups and stews for 45 years. This hearty, wholesome soup is one of my wife’s...


    Colorful Minestrone

    Butternut squash, a leek and fresh kale make my minestrone different from most others. Not only do ingredients like this...


    Healthy Greek Bean Dip

    This crowd-pleasing appetizer is healthy to boot! Folks will love to eat their veggies when they can dip them in...


    Slow-Cooker Potluck Beans

    It was the morning of our family potluck, and I still needed something to take. I threw together this recipe...

    Spicy Pork Chili with White Beans

    This chili, loaded with white beans and cubes of pork, has plenty of bite. But if it’s not spicy enough...


    Hearty Calico Bean Bake

    For years, my mother made this savory-sweet bean dish. I was always thrilled when it was on the menu, and...


    Homemade Italian Sausage Bean Soup

    My family loves this soup, so I make it often in the winter. For a little more heat, use spicy...


    Pressure-Cooker BBQ Baked Beans

    I was under doctor's orders to reduce the amount of sodium I was eating, but I just couldn't part with...


    Cassoulet for the Gang

    Wine lends a warm background taste to this take on a traditional French stew. The recipe feeds 10, making it...


    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...


    Cowboy Bake Beans

    All our friends love this dish...it tastes so good with ground beef and a blend of different beans. Brown sugar...


    Two-Pot Dinner

    My daughter received this recipe from a friend a while ago. Bacon gives this dish a wonderfully rich flavor, making...

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    Bean Spread on Pita Crackers

    For extra ease, our Test Kitchen says to bake the pita crackers the night before. Cool and store in an...


    Country French Beans

    These tender beans contribute almost 6 g of fiber to each serving. Brown sugar, herbs and bacon create a delightful...


    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...


    Swiss Chard Bean Soup

    This hearty soup combines nutritious Swiss chard with other garden favorites. Its light broth is surprisingly rich in flavor, and...


    Homemade Hot Pot Stew

    This full-bodied stew is ideal for chilly rainy days. So I often try—unsuccessfully—to sneak some into the freezer before my...