Potlucks are a part of life in the USA. It is so fun to come together with family and friends to visit and EAT. I love to get new recipe ideas when I go to a potluck dinner. There is always one important question I have to ask myself. What should I make for the potluck that everyone will like? These potluck recipes will leave empty platters and bowls for sure.
19 Potluck Dinner Recipes to Feed a Hungry Crowd
Easy Macaroni Salad – Kenarry
A classic macaroni salad is a must have for your next potluck dinner. This one will make you think your grandma made it.
Creamy Crock Pot Mac and Cheese – Glue Sticks & Gumdrops
Our mac and cheese is one of our most popular recipes! A friend gave me the recipe years ago, and ever since, we’ve been asked to bring it to every family reunion and potluck we attend.
Southern Meatballs – Cooking in Stilettos
A protein packed favorite that looks great with a toothpick or even kept warm in a crock pot. It is easy to make a huge pot of these to feed a crowd.
Barbecue Beef Cups – Back Roads & Blue Jeans
These bbq beef cups are so good that no one stops at just one. The great thing is they’re so easy to make that you won’t mind whipping up a big batch for your potluck.
Spaghetti Salad – About a Mom
This salad is packed full of fresh veggies and is perfect for a summer party. It will also be a hit with the kiddos because they love spaghetti noodles.
Cheesy Vegetable Casserole – The Gracious Wife
Veggies, cheese and cracker crumbs combine for an amazing side dish. This will get gobbled up at your next potluck.
Baked Ziti Casserole – Tastes of Lizzy T
Layers of pasta, sauce, cheeses and more goodness will have people licking their plates.
Old Fashioned Potato Salad – Loves Bakes Good Cakes
This may become a new family favorite. Every potluck needs to have a delicious potato salad.
Tex-Mex Pasta Salad – Life is Sweeter by Design
A wonderful twist on pasta salad that explodes with flavor. This is a great recipe for adding some fresh veggies from the garden.
Bacon Ranch Deviled Eggs – Adventures of Mel
A great way to wow your friends is by making a super yummy version of deviled eggs. We all know that bacon makes every recipe better.
Homemade Hashbrown Casserole – The Suburban Soapbox
There is something about toasted corn flakes drizzled with butter on top of cheesy potatoes that makes a potluck dinner complete!
Easy Oriental Coleslaw – Mommy Moment
Oriental Coleslaw has quickly become a favorite dish at family dinners and potlucks. Crunchy noodles and tangy dressing make this a hit.
Best Broccoli Salad – Simply Stacie
This recipe is full of surprise ingredients that make it amazing and unusual. It is sure to become a popular potluck dish plus it is full of healthy veggies.
Baked Fried Chicken – Well Plated
Fried chicken can be crispy and delicious in the oven with this recipe! You had better make a big batch because it won’t last.
Mexican Tortilla Pinwheels – Dinner at the Zoo
Colorful and delightful these pinwheels are a great finger food for parties. The black beans add a lot of fiber and nutrients too.
Italian Orzo Pasta Salad – The Taylor House
Cucumbers and tomatoes add that great veggie crunch to this yummy salad.
Corn Salad – What the Fork
Some people call this Texas Caviar, but by any name it is perfect for a potluck dinner.
Slow Cooker Baked Beans – The Lemon Bowl
Bringing a dish in a crock pot makes attending a potluck so much easier. This baked bean recipe is filled with wonderful flavors!
Pulled Pork Sliders – Stuck on Sweet
These sliders will not stay on the platter long. Filling and topped with garlic aioli they are amazing!
Grilled Fruit Salad – The Classy Chapter
Finally, a grilled fruit salad is a wonderful addition to any potluck. It’s sweet but healthy, so just about everyone can enjoy it!
It will be hard to decide which of these recipes to make for your next potluck dinner. You may have to just make several to satisfy all of your homemade cravings.