Need a quick recipe idea to make for that potluck you are about to attend? When you need awesome ideas for potluck dinner recipes, look no further than this list of 35 best recipes to feed a crowd. From pastas to pretty salads to inexpensive side dishes you can make to inexpensively feed a large group, we have lots of delicious ideas to choose from.
1. Strawberry and Blueberry Caprese Farro Salad
Whip up this delicious Strawberry and Blueberry Caprese Farro Salad for your next potluck and it will instantly become the star at the table. Look at how pretty it looks with some edible flowers in the mix. I just love me some Caprese salad and combining them with fresh fruits is such a brilliant idea.
2. Jalapeno Popper Pasta Salad
Packing in with so much flavor is the Jalapeno Popper Pasta Salad from Spicy Southern Kitchen. It has a creamy mixture of cream cheese, mayonnaise, and sour cream. Add in some diced jalapeno, bacon, shredded cheese, and green onions and you have a perfect recipe for a potluck or BBQ parties.
3. Bacon Guacamole
Crazy for some guac? Take guacamole to the next level with this recipe from The Recipe Critic. Adding bacon to the regular guacamole is literally life-changing, you’ll never go back to your traditional way of making them. It is the perfect quick and easy side to take to a backyard BBQ or potluck and will most definitely be a huge hit.
4. Pepperoni Pizza Bites
Another quick and easy recipe that you can bring to any potluck. Who doesn’t love pizza, anyway? Golden Brown and Delicious added some twist to the conventional pizza by coming up with these pepperoni pizza bites. Perfect for not just potlucks but for any other night for that matter.
5. Buffalo Chicken Lasagna
Now, this looks simply delish! This Dutch oven recipe inspired by buffalo wings pack up some heat so you may want to tone it down a bit by keeping easy on the hot sauce. However, if you are like me who dig the spiciness then the recipe is perfect as it is. Great flavor, it is a nice change from the regular lasagna.
6. One Pot Seafood Pasta
I love seafood and pasta dishes. This One Pot Seafood pasta from Yummly is simply to die for. A very tasty dish where everyone will go back for seconds. The brown sugar added the nice sweet touch to the sauce. So easy to make and will definitely make again.
7. Classic Italian Pasta Salad
Need the perfect pasta salad for a potluck? Here’s my go-to salad recipe from Wishes and Dishes. This Classic Italian Pasta Salad is so colorful and hearty enough to stand as a light meal on its own. What makes them super great for the potluck is that you can make them ahead of time to allow for the flavor to be the best it can be.
8. Gluten-free Veggie Pizza
I would definitely say yes to pizza for potluck season. This Gluten-free Veggie Pizza can be an easy substitute for pasta salad and a guilt-free take on the conventional pizza recipe. Steal the recipe from Real Food Dietitians and you will appreciate how easy it is to make. Bring on the veggies, baby!
9. Grilled Mexican Corn Elote
What’s an elote, you ask? Well, it’s a classic Mexican spin on grilled corn which has been brushed with a mixture of mayonnaise, Mexican crema (or sour cream), topped with cotija cheese and sprinkled with either chili powder, cayenne powder, or smoked paprika, before adding lime juice and fresh cilantro. It’s a flavor explosion in my mouth with every bite. What’s not to love?
10. Broccoli Cheddar Pasta Salad with Tangy Italian Vinaigrette
Serve this Broccoli Cheddar Pasta Salad with Tangy Italian Vinaigrette to your next potluck and you’ll have guests asking for the recipe. It features bow-tie pasta, broccoli, red bell peppers, red onions, cheddar cheese, and a simple version of Italian dressing which makes it a tasty and flavorful dish.
11. Vegetarian Mexican Pinwheels
12. Mexican Bean Dip
13. Tropical Chickpea Salad
14. BBQ Chicken Dip
15. Grilled Flank Steak
16. Bacon Cheeseburger Tater Tot Bake
17. Stuffed Cucumber Bites
18. Easy Instant Pot Teriyaki Wings
19. Cocoa Fudge Cake
20.Creamy Summer Arugula Pasta Salad
21. Easy Chocolate Pudding Cupcakes
22. Mini Baked Potatoes
23. Italian Hoagie Dip
24. Last Minute Taco Pasta
25. Easy Meatball Parmesan Casserole
26. Jalapeno Popper Cheese Bread
27. Crunchy Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies
28. Montreal Steak And Peppers Kebabs
29. Maple Dijon Apple Coleslaw
30. Blueberry Hand Pies
31. Pepperoni Bread
32. Traditional Deviled Eggs
33. Creamy Delicatessen Fruit Salad
34. Ranch Veggie Bars
35. Grilled Chimichurri Chicken