Summer potlucks are the absolute best time to try out some new recipes! They are always fresh and full of bold flavor. These tried and true favorite recipes will be sure to get a “WOW!” at your next potluck!
A good summer potluck is made up of all different types of food! The food that I take to a potluck has to be delicious and easy to make so I’ve come up with a list of my favorite recipes. Go ahead and try these Apple Streusel Muffins, Shrimp Pasta Salad or these Bacon Wrapped Chestnuts first!!
Summer Potluck Recipes
If you love having a little bit of everything on a menu of a restaurant (like me!) then a potluck is MADE for you! I love how many different things that I get to try! Not to mention all of the recipes that I go away with that I can try later. A potluck that has a little bit of everything is a win in my book. And I love that they are different every single time! Plus, summer potluck recipes are some of my favorite because they are fresh and there are SO many fruits and vegetables to use that are in season!
Depending on what I am in the mood for, I like to have a list of tried and true summer potluck recipes that are ready to go! Then, I can just pick from them and know that the food that I bring is going to taste delicious. In this roundup, I have included salads, desserts, and sides! So go crazy and try them all out. You don’t even need to be invited to a potluck to make them! Try them at home and then you can have them allll to yourself!
Summer potluck recipes are some of my favorites because they are so fresh and easy to make! In fact, I’ve come up with a list of quick tips so that your summer potluck turns out perfectly!
- Make food that travels easily: If you are not hosting the potluck, then most likely you will be traveling to go to it! Because of this, you should keep in mind that whatever you make needs to be able to travel easily! So, go ahead and look at these summer potluck recipe ideas. Pick one that you can pack up and put in a container with a lid. Or make sure that you don’t need to keep it constantly warm before serving it.
- Be aware of allergies: If you are able, it’s always good to check with the host and see if there are allergies among the guests. If there are, then you can make sure to steer clear of whatever that is. Then, that everyone can enjoy the potluck!
- Bring the utinsels: It’s always good to bring your own serving utinsel for your dish. Then you know that you will have the right size and the right utinsel!