13 perfect potluck recipe ideas

Forget the nacho dip and cookies that usually show face at a potluck. Our recipes will put you ahead of the game.

By Today's Parent
13 perfect potluck recipe ideas

6 perfect potluck ideas

Smoky Campfire Beans

This side dish can be made entirely ahead and reheated at your potluck—almost as easy as cracking a can of beans, but way more delicious. Get the recipe: Smoky Campfire Beans

13 perfect potluck recipe ideasPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Spanakopita Pizza

Puff pastry makes a perfect base for this greens-and-cheese pizza. Double the recipe or slice into thin slivers, everyone will want a piece of this pie. Get the recipe: Spanakopita Pizza

13 perfect potluck recipe ideasPhoto: Roberto Caruso


Kale, Carrot and Feta Salad

This superfood salad has a sweet kick thanks to dried cranberries. Sturdy kale will hold its own and not get soggy. Get the recipe: Kale, Carrot and Feta Salad

13 perfect potluck recipe ideasPhoto: Jodi Pudge

Cheese and Sausage Croissant Strata

Strata is a warm, casserole-style dish that can be made ahead and popped in the oven in the morning. This yummy one is made with toasted croissants, sausage and plenty of cheese. Get the recipe: Cheese and Sausage Croissant Strata

hot casserole dish of strataPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Baby Potato Bites

These super-easy mini potatoes are party-ready. Get the recipe: Baby Potato Bites

plate with mini baked potatoes, sour cream and smoked salmonPhoto: Roberto Caruso


The Best Hot Crab Dip

Be the star of the potluck with this creamy hot crab dip. Get the recipe: The Best Hot Crab Dip

Bowl of crab dip with celeryPhoto: Ryan Szulc

French Onion Pan Quiche

This classic quiche has it all: a rich, flavourful filling and golden, buttery pastry. Get the recipe: French Onion Pan Quiche

two pretty china plates of quichePhoto: Roberto Caruso

Sweet-and-Sour Meatballs on Rice

Skip the rice and stick a toothpick in these mini meatballs. Get the recipe: Sweet-and-Sour Meatballs on Rice

Thermos with meatballs on ricePhoto: Roberto Caruso


Greek Salad Pasta

This recipe replaces mayonnaise with a light oil and vinegar dressing, and gets bundles of flavour from feta, olives and raw vegetables. Get the recipe: Greek Salad Pasta

plate of Greek pasta saladPhoto: Jodi Pudge

Sicilian Chopped Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad

Kids and adults alike will have no problem eating their greens in the form of this broccoli and cauliflower salad. Get the recipe: Sicilian Chopped Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad

bowl of broccoli saladPhoto: Ryan Szulc

Crispy Oven-Baked Wings

Our secret lies in thoroughly patting the wings dry and tossing with baking powder before cooking. Coat with one of three lip-smacking sauces to finish. Get the recipe: Crispy Oven-Baked Wings

man eats a plate of chicken wings with hot saucePhoto: Roberto Caruso


Rhubarb-Walnut Sweet Tea Bread

A simple, not-too-sweet loaf with the prettiest glaze to finish. Get the recipe: Rhubarb-Walnut Sweet Tea Bread

plate of rhubarb and walnut loafPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Mini Cheesecakes with Cherry Sauce

Who can resist these sweet little cheesecakes with a tart cherry sauce? Better double the recipe because everyone will want to get in on these cuties. Get the recipe: Mini Cheesecakes with Cherry Sauce

plate with three mini cherry cheesecakesPhoto: Jodi Pudge

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This article was originally published on Aug 09, 2019

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