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Easy Potluck Recipes

Mukta Gaikwad Oct 3, 2018
Potluck are incredible time savers. You don't have to cook a six course meal and yet you can enjoy the luxury of the same. This idea of sharing a meal is great for lunches and dinners. Here are some easy potluck recipes that you can try your hand at.
Brought by all and shared by all, potlucks are an increasing trend in workplaces. They are a brilliant way of creating scrumptious concoctions for family dinners too. They induce cutthroat competition amongst ardent cooks to stir the tastiest dishes, only to be rewarded with empty plates!
You may think that potlucks are laborious, but with easy recipes, you can make the most delectable dish that you never knew existed. So let's see what are some of the cheap easy potluck recipes that you can conjure for the party tonight.

Chinese Rice

  • 1/2 cup uncooked rice
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1-1/2 can water
  • 1 can mushrooms
  • 1 to 1-1/2 lb ground beef chuck
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
Heat a teaspoon of oil in the skillet and add soy sauce, onions, celery, and mushrooms. Next, add the meat and let it brown. Once cooked, add the rice, water, and soup. Bring all of this to boil, till the rice gets cooked. Garnish it with spring onions and serve it hot.

Cheesy Potatoes

  • 2 lb frozen hash browns
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 cup cream of chicken soup
  • 1 lb sour cream
  • 1/4 lb melted butter
  • 8 oz shredded cheddar cheese
Thaw the potatoes, clean them and slice them. Mix all the ingredients and place them on greased baking pans. Bake the dish for 1 hour at 350 Fahrenheit.

Chicken Potluck

  • 5 chicken breasts
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 box frozen peas
  • 1 bag egg noodles
  • 1 onion
  • 1 can water chestnuts
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Parsley to taste
Boil the egg noodles and the chicken breast till tender. In a skillet, mix the remaining ingredients and brown cook them. Place the chicken breasts on the greased baking pan with egg noodles and remaining ingredients on top of it, with a layer of cheddar cheese. Bake in a preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, till the cheese melts and turns golden.

Lettuce Salad

  • 1 head lettuce, cut in pieces
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
  • 12 strips bacon, fried and crumbled
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed, and uncooked
Layer bacon, eggs, onion, peas, carrots, celery, and lettuce in a greased baking pan. Bake till the bacon is cooked. For the dressing mix two tablespoons of salad dressing, 2 tablespoons sugar, and 1 tablespoon vinegar. Spread this mixture evenly all over the vegetables. Refrigerate the salad and serve it with some shredded cheese.

Cabbage Coleslaw

  • 1 packet shredded cabbage
  • 1 can drained, diced pineapple
  • 1/2 cup coconut
  • Mayonnaise to taste (3-4 tbsp.)
Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl. Add the mayonnaise and refrigerate it for an hour before serving.

Onion Dip and Beef

  • 8 oz package of cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup of sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1-2 diced green onions
  • 1 packet of chipped beef, diced
All you need to do to make this simple potluck recipe, is mix all the ingredients together. Serve this dip with Ritz crackers or make a few cheese balls.
Sandwiches, BBQ sauce over boiled boneless chicken, or some plain ice cream with Hershey's chocolate syrup are ideal dishes to make and take for a potluck. Before you make these potluck dishes for family or friends, try them at home to master them. Bon app├ętit!