Church Potluck Dishes: 19 Best Casserole Recipes for a Crowd
Bring any one of these recipes to your next church potluck, and you'll come home with a clean casserole dish guaranteed!
When people attend a church potluck, they always seem to gravitate first toward the warm, comforting casseroles. Deciding what to bring to a Sunday supper can be nerve-wracking, but this list is full of crowd-pleasing casseroles that are sure to shine above the rest, so your decision is that much easier!
Throw together any one of these best casserole recipes next time you're heading to a potluck. They're hard to mess up, full of comfort, and won't take a days-worth of preparation. Best of all, simply bring along your casserole dish and a serving spoon for easy clean-up. So next time you're stuck on which church potluck recipe to go with, choose the casserole route. It's the simple, budget-friendly way to go.
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We've included ground beef casserole recipes, the best casserole recipes with chicken, and side dishes. So no matter what the potluck is missing, you're stocked with recipes to perfectly complete the line-up.
Need some more inspiration for easy church potluck dishes? Check out the video below to see how you can make a delectable cheesy potato recipe!
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Crowd-Pleasing Ground Beef Casserole Recipes
Potlucks are always a great excuse to make something you've been meaning to make but haven't gotten around to yet. If you need ideas of what to bring to your next church potluck, these beef casserole recipes are just the thing. From ground beef casseroles with tater tots to others with pasta, cabbage and more, any of the recipes below will make a nice addition to the spread.
This BBQ Tatertot Casserole is a hearty and easy dinner that would even fill up a hungry cowboy! You can also use your favorite BBQ sauce in this recipe, and enjoy a tasty comfort food dinner!
Easy Beef Stroganoff Casserole
When searching for easy dinner recipes the whole family will enjoy, So Easy Ground Beef Stroganoff Casserole hits the spot. Everything you love about ground beef stroganoff is conveniently thrown together in one simple dish.
For a quick and easy beef and noodles recipe, try Stupidly Easy Wicked Beef. This homemade beef and noodles recipe is super simple and packed with amazing flavor. You'll want to add this easy ground beef recipe to your weekly dinner rotation.
Slow Cooked Cabbage Roll Casserole
Try one of the best slow cooked cabbage casserole recipes around! This Slow Cooked Cabbage Roll Casserole is a delicious and easy cabbage roll casserole recipe that is sure to please everyone.
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The Best Casserole Recipes with Chicken
You really can't lose with chicken casseroles. They're easy to make, filling, comforting, and absolutely delicious. Plus, they're probably the most versatile recipes, making them one of our favorite church potluck ideas. None of these chicken casserole recipes take too much time to make, so you can easily start a few hours before and be ready to hit that church potluck armed with a delicious dish.
Easy Chicken and Mushroom Casserole
For a quick, simple, and delicious comfort food dinner that the whole family loves, you cant go wrong with an Easy Chicken and Mushroom Casserole! Its a one dish meal that pleases even the pickiest palates.
The King of Casseroles, otherwise known as, King Ranch Chicken Casserole is a creamy chicken casserole recipe that brings a bit of spice and crunch to your plate. This easy chicken casserole makes a great dinner option any night of the week.
Cheesy Tortellini and Pesto Chicken Casserole
One of the things that I really enjoy as a food blogger is that it forces me to continually try new things and introduce different foods to my family. We're well acquainted with casseroles, of course, but I've never thought to use tortellini in one before!
4-Ingredient Healthy Chicken Enchilada Casserole
With just four basic ingredients you can have a Healthy Chicken Enchilada Casserole ready to go in the oven — with only 5 minutes of prep time! Easy, nutritious, and family-friendly weeknight dinners don’t get any faster than this!
Try this crowd-pleasing dish for your next party: Bishop's Potluck Bake
Church Potluck Side Dishes
Side dishes are what make the meal complete, and with a table full of casseroles, as is common for a potluck, it's nice to have some side dish options to balance things out. While the recipes below are all still versions of casseroles, they double as side dishes and will be a welcomed addition at your next church potluck.
3-Cheese Creamy Mac and Cheese
Regardless of the season, this 3-Cheese Creamy Mac and Cheese is the ultimate comfort food! This is an amazingly delicious (and rather addicting) pot of stove-top mac and cheese.
Cornstastic Sweet Corn Pudding
This old-fashioned Sweet Corn Pudding is a great holiday side dish, or pair it with pork or chicken any time of year! This corntastic recipe features polenta, creamed corn, and whole kernel corn.
Tomato pie is perfect to serve warm for dinner or at a luncheon. This recipe for Southern Tomato Pie is a delicious pie filled with fresh tomatoes, sweet Vidalia onions, and lots of cheese. If you love tomatoes, you're sure to love tomato pie.
This Deviled Egg Potato Salad is sure to be your go-to side dish for summer! It pairs perfectly with hot dogs, burgers, fried chicken, or anything off the grill! It will be perfect for your summer get-togethers, and it especially has Fourth of July written all over it.
Easy Zucchini and Squash Gratin
With layers of zucchini, summer squash, tomatoes, herbs, and Parmesan cheese, this Easy Zucchini and Squash Gratin is a healthy, clean eating side dish to enjoy this season.
Church Potluck Recipes for Dessert
What's a potluck without some dessert? These easy dessert recipes are a snap to prepare ahead and take to your next event. They're definitely crowd pleasers. We know because of how much our editors enjoyed them in the test kitchen! We hope you and your friends will enjoy them as well (feel free to pass along the recipes if you want to... or keep them to yourself!).
Pecan pie is a classic Southern dish that doesn't need any updates. But we still think you'll be pleased with these cheesecake bars! They're easy to make, and the creamy texture of the cheesecake is a perfec complement to the sweet-and-crunchy pecan topping.
Decadent Cream Cheese Banana Bread
Is there a better tradition than banana bread at a church potluck? We think it's pretty hard to beat. This rich and flavorful banana bread gets an extra bit of luxury from a cream cheese filling. It's an easy update to this classic recipe that everyone will love.
Lazy Sunday Cinnamon Roll Cake
Love the flavor of cinnamon rolls, but don't want to get up early to make them from scratch? We've got you covered! This easy cinnamon roll cake is completely delicious, yet it's easy enough to make quickly on a Sunday morning. It's truly a little slice of heaven.
It's always a little more fun to cook for a crowd when you know you stayed on budget. That's easy to do with this Texas Tornado cake! All of the ingredients are affordable, and it's super simple to make. It doesn't get much better than that.
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