Looking to create a new signature dish to bring to your next potluck? Maybe one of these easy potluck recipes (30 minutes or less) will fit the bill.
Many of us need a few good recipes in our back pocket to contribute to holiday events or family and friends dinners. Of course it’s perfectly fine to bring your tried and true signature dish. But if you’re looking to change it up a bit this year, the recipes below take 30 minutes or less to make, can be made ahead and are easily transported. All but two are vegetarian.
So go ahead, pick one and and surprise everyone!
Easy Potluck Recipes: Appetizers
Easy and popular. Dunk bread in olive oil, then in seed-nut-seasoning mixture, then eat. Repeat.
Ground nuts, seeds and spices make an incredible appetizer "dip" served with bread and olive oil. Your guests will rave about this delicious Dukkah recipe.
Fresh, zesty and bursting with flavor, this app is a nice change from the classic shrimp cocktail. Low cal, make ahead, delish.
Roasted Shrimp with Gremolata Dressing
Toss plump roasted shrimp with a zesty Gremolata dressing of fresh parsley, lemon, garlic and olive oil for a delicious simple light dish. In less than 20 minutes, you can have an elegant dinner on the table or an impressive appetizer for your guests.
The blend of salty tangy olives with the cheddar, onions and curry works really well. Even non-olive lovers love these apps. You can bake them before transporting, then warm them in a 350F oven for a few minutes.
Melted Olive Cheese Appetizers Recipe
Melted Olive Cheese Appetizers are fabulous, quick and easy to make and are a consistently "can I have the recipe?" recipe. Freezes well.
This is way better than your run of the mill coleslaw. It’s pretty, delicious and the vinaigrette and sesame seeds add great flavors.
Grilled cabbage is turned into our version of a super flavorful, no mayo coleslaw. The vibrant colors of the red cabbage, julienne carrots, green onion and sesame seeds make a stunning vegetarian side dish.
End a big holiday or party meal with this no bake berry crumble. Just fresh berries with a nutty date-y topping. And maybe a dab of whipped cream or ice cream 🙂
Berry Crumble (No Bake)
If you're looking to serve something healthy and light and a few notches above plain berries, this no-bake Berry Crumble is the ticket. Fresh berries topped with a rich nut-date mixture (and whipped cream if you like) - ready in 10 minutes.
We all know that shortbread cookies on their own are mouth watering. Add lime glaze and zest to take them to a new level.
Lime-Glazed Easy Shortbread Cookies
It's hard to believe these buttery, zesty melt-in-your-mouth Lime-Glazed Easy Shortbread Cookies are made in 30 minutes with just 6 ingredients. Perfect for a tea, shower, potluck, or holiday cookie-exchange. And the perfect gift.