Potluck meals recipes are a fun and budget friendly way to get together and share delicious food with your family and friends. No matter if it's cold or warm outside a potluck is a timeless idea that's good for all year round. We've gathered together reader favorite, easy and delicious potluck recipes for you to explore. Use this awesome collection of 28 Favorite Potluck Meals Recipes Plus 8 Bonus Potluck Recipe Picks for ideas for your next big gathering.
28 Favorite Potluck Meals Recipes
+ 8 Bonus Potluck Picks
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Easy Deli Salad Recipes
A favorite for any party or gathering, deli salads are the perfect potluck meals recipes idea because they are usually easy, versatile and popular. Whether it's chicken, pasta, potato or fruit, deli salads are a timeless favorite that is sure to please everyone at the party. Try mixing things up a bit with a unique twist on classic salads, like the lemon chicken salad and pasta fruit salad below. These dishes are proving to be eye catching and palate pleasing favorites.
American Potato Salad (shown above)
Chicken Pasta Salad
Pasta Fruit Salad
Easy Greek Pasta Salad
Potluck Pasta Salad
Classic 7 Layer Salad
Quick and Very Easy Fruit Salad
Cool Lemon Chicken Salad
Best Chicken Salad Ever
Easy Macaroni Salad
BONUS POTLUCK RECIPE PICK: Baked Egg Salad Recipe (shown above)
BONUS POTLUCK RECIPE PICK: Coleslaw Just Like KFC (shown at top of page)
Casserole Potluck Meals Recipes
The essential on the go dish, casserole recipes are some of the best crowd pleasers. Maybe because it's often a meal in one, or jam packed with lots of different tasty favorites, but if you want to guarantee your dish won't go wrong than make up one of these popular casserole recipes. The key for many casseroles is to make it cheesy, the ever pleasing addition of cheese will even make a vegetable hater scream for more if it's in a casserole.
Cheesy Chicken Casserole (shown above)
Asparagus and Mushroom Casserole
Pineapple Side Dish Casserole
Pizza Pasta Casserole
Easy Hamburger Casserole
Company Chicken Casserole
BONUS POTLUCK RECIPE PICK: Chicken Alfredo Roll-Ups (shown above)
BONUS POTLUCK RECIPE PICK: Cheddar Broccoli Bake (shown at top of page)
Other Potluck Recipes
Bring along one of these delicious and easy side dish potluck meals recipes for your next gathering. From beans, to cole slaw and even the unique pretzel salad; these recipes will surely be the favorites to add alongside some of the entree dishes at the party.
Backyard Baked Beans
Baked Creamed Potatoes
Aunt Judy's Best Baked Beans
Corn Side Dish
Best Ever Rainbow Cole Slaw
BONUS POTLUCK RECIPE PICK: Cheesy Ranch "Crack" Bread (shown above)
BONUS POTLUCK RECIPE PICK: Gooey Potato Bake (shown above)
Potluck Dessert Recipe Ideas
There are tons of ideas for dessert recipes that work great at a potluck, but what we've found is that easy and classic tend to be most popular. No bake recipes and desserts with only a few steps are ideal because you can make them for a large amount of people quickly. Don't forget, a potluck isn't complete without at least one cake, so spice things up with this irresistible orange dream cake below.
Bake Not Brownie Bars
Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies
Triple Orange Poke Cake (shown at top of page)
7 Up Jello Dessert
Lime Jello Salad
3 Step Cheesecake
BONUS POTLUCK RECIPE PICK: Cornbread Sugar Cookie Squares (shown above)
BONUS POTLUCK RECIPE PICK: Layered Pineapple Dream (shown above)
Need even more ideas for what to bring along to your next potluck or family gathering? We have more great recipes for potluck meals in this collection of 16 Crowd-Pleasing Easy Potluck Recipes. Enjoy!