35 Summer Potluck Recipes For A Crowd

What should I bring to a summer potluck dinner? You can bring one of the following dishes to your summer potluck:

  • Strawberry Spinach Avocado Salad
  • Broccoli Salad
  • Kale Salad
  • Tomato Cucumber Salad
  • Macaroni Salad
  • Greek Salad
  • Corn Salad
  • Potato Salad
  • Fruit Salad
  • Summer Pasta Salad
  • Vegetable pasta Salad
  • Watermelon Salad
  • Little Smokies
  • Oven Hamburgers
  • Baked Beans
  • Roasted Summer Vegetables
  • Ham Sliders
  • Grilled Zucchini
  • Fried Eggplant
  • Cucumber Sandwiches
  • Pulled Pork Sandwiches
  • Vegetable Skewers
  • Chicken Skewers
  • Shrimp Skewers
  • Strawberry Pie
  • Blueberry Cake
  • Strawberry Cake
  • Blueberry Cobbler
  • peach Cobbler
  • Raspberry Crumble Bars
  • Cherry Pie
  • Blackberry Muffins
  • Blueberry Muffins
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Snickerdoodle Cookies

These recipes are:

  • Easy to make
  • Full of summer flavors
  • Includes popular summer fruits and vegetables
  • A wide variety of recipes to choose from

Summer Potluck Recipes

strawberry spinach avocado salad

1. Strawberry Spinach Avocado Salad

The first recipe on the list shows you how to make a delicious salad that is full of fresh spinach, strawberries, and avocados. The salad is topped with a homemade poppyseed dressing.

Get this recipe on Gimme Some Oven.

2. Broccoli Salad

This salad is loaded with broccoli, bacon, cranberries, and cheese. The salad is combined with a tasty homemade dressing. This is a quick recipe to make for your summer potluck.

Get this recipe on Sugar Spun Run.

3. Kale Salad

Kale is always a great ingredient to make salads with. This salad is loaded with fresh kale, broccoli, almonds, cheese, and a few other ingredients. This recipe also includes a delicious homemade lemon dressing.

Get this recipe on Spend With Pennies.

4. Tomato Cucumber Salad

Use your garden vegetables and make a fresh tomato-cucumber salad to take to your potluck. This recipe shows you how to make a simple but delicious tomato-cucumber salad.

Get this recipe on Tastes Better From Scratch.

macaroni salad

5. Macaroni Salad

Pasta salads are always a great side dish to take to summer potlucks. This recipe shows you how to make an easy creamy macaroni salad.

Get this recipe on Natashas Kitchen.

6. Greek Salad

This is a refreshing salad that is filled with cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, cheese, and a touch of mint. It also includes a nice dressing to pour on top.

Get this recipe on Love and Lemons.

7. Corn Salad

If you love corn you are sure to enjoy this recipe. This colorful salad is filled with fresh corn kernels, onions, tomatoes, and a few other ingredients. It is mixed with the best dressing.

Get this recipe on Cooking Classy.

8. Potato Salad

This is an easy potato salad recipe that would be perfect to make for your summer potluck or barbecue.

Get this recipe on Foodie Crush.

9. Fruit Salad

Skip the store-bought salads and make your own simple homemade fruit salad with your favorite ripe fruits. The perfect dish to enjoy on a hot summer day.

Get this recipe on Go Money Mom.

fruit salad with strawberries, pineapples, grapes, blueberries, kiwis, in a bowl

10. Summer Pasta Salad

I am sure this pasta salad will be a hit at your potluck. This salad is filled with pasta noodles, salami, cheeseballs, onion, and a few other ingredients. When you add the homemade dressing to this recipe it really brings out the flavors.

Get this recipe on Pinch of Yum.

11. Vegetable Pasta Salad

This is a simple pasta salad that is filled with fresh vegetables and includes a balsamic vinaigrette.

Get this recipe on Gimme Some Oven.

12. Watermelon Salad

I had to include a watermelon recipe on the list. Watermelon is the perfect summer treat to enjoy on a warm sunny day. This salad not only includes watermelon but also arugula and feta cheese.

Get this recipe on Little Sunny Kitchen.

13. Little Smokies

Whip up a batch of these Lil smokies to enjoy at your potluck. These smokies are combined with the best tangy barbecue sauce. This is a crockpot recipe so it will take longer than the other recipes. Expect 2 hours of cooking time.

Get this recipe on The Recipe Critic.

14. Oven Hamburgers

If you won’t be grilling hamburgers why not make them in the oven. This is a perfect way to make hamburgers for a crowd of people.

Get this recipe on Simply Whisked.

15. Baked Beans

Another side dish to make for your potluck dinner. This is a tasty bean recipe that has that great smoky flavor.

Get this recipe on How Sweet Eats.

baked beans in a bowl

16. Roasted Summer Vegetables

Are you in charge of bringing a vegetable dish to the potluck? If you are, try this roasted vegetable recipe. It includes summer favorites like zucchini and squash.

Get this recipe on Budget Bytes.

17. Ham Sliders

My kids love these ham sliders, they are soft, buttery, and taste so good. Make these sliders to take to your potluck.

Get this recipe on Averie Cooks.

18. Grilled Zucchini

This recipe shows you how to make grilled zucchinis. A perfect summer side dish to enjoy.

Get this recipe on Skinny Taste.

19. Fried Eggplant

These fried eggplants would make the perfect appetizer. They are crispy and full of flavors.

Get this recipe on The Pioneer Woman.

cucumber sandwiches

20. Cucumber Sandwiches

Make these bite-sized cucumber sandwiches. They are filled with cucumbers and a great homemade spread.

Get this recipe on Belly Full.

21. Pulled Pork Sandwiches

This is a stovetop pulled pork recipe that will take about 2 hours and 55 minutes of cooking time. The end result will be a tender pull-apart pork that you can use to make pulled pork sandwiches. This recipe also includes the best pork sauce.

Get this recipe on Simply Recipes.

22. Vegetable Skewers

Try this delicious vegetable skewers recipe. A skewer stick is filled with veggies like zucchini, and peppers, and is topped with a homemade garlic herb sauce.

Get this recipe on The Forked Spoon.

23. Chicken Skewers

Here is another skewers recipe for you to try. This one includes marinated chicken and vegetables. You can make this on the grill or in the oven.

Get this recipe on Dinner At The Zoo.

24. Shrimp Skewers

This is a simple shrimp recipe you can make. Shrimp that has been marinated in a lemon and herb sauce is added to a skewer stick and grilled. So delicious.

Get this recipe on Feel Good Foodie.

25. Strawberry Pie

Let’s get to some summer dessert ideas for you to make for your potluck. The first shows you how to make the best strawberry pie using fresh strawberries.

Get this recipe on Amanda’s Cookin.

strawberry pie

26. Lemon Blueberry Cake

Everyone will love this cake. The combination of lemon and blueberries create the best flavors. I am sure this cake will be gone in no time.

Get this recipe on Sugar Spun Run.

27. Strawberry Cake

Try making this strawberry cake. It has that great strawberry flavor and is topped with homemade buttercream.

Get this recipe on Sugar Geek Show.

28. Blueberry Cobbler

The next two recipes are for cobbler recipes. The first one shows you how to make the best blueberry cobbler.

Get this recipe on Tastes Better From Scratch.

29. Peach Cobbler

If you are looking for a cobbler recipe I have just the one for you to try with this peach cobbler. It is so good and is loaded with fresh peaches.

Get this recipe on Pinch of Yum.

30. Raspberry Crumble Bars

These raspberry bars would be perfect to make for your potluck dessert. They taste amazing and are filled with raspberries.

Get this recipe on Half Baked Harvest.

31. Cherry Pie

Skip the store-bought pie and make your own homemade cherry pie by following the directions in this recipe. This is a great pie recipe that has that tasty cherry flavor.

Get this recipe on Sally’s Baking Addiction.

32. Blackberry Muffins

Make a batch of these blackberry muffins to take to your potluck.

Get this recipe on Simply Recipes.

33. Blueberry Muffins

These delicious homemade blueberry muffins are easy to make, loaded with blueberries, and delicious flavors.

Get this recipe on Go Money Mom.

34. Chocolate Chip Cookies

This recipe shows you how to make the best chocolate chip cookies.

Get this recipe on Handle The Heat.

35. Snickerdoodle Cookies

The last recipe on the list shows you how to make snickerdoodle cookies. Enjoy having fun at your potluck and eating delicious foods.

Get this recipe on Lil Luna.

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35 Summer Potluck Recipes For A Crowd

Delicious summer potluck recipes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Summer Potluck Recipes
Servings: 6
Calories: 345kcal

Ingredients

  • Macaroni
  • Peppers
  • Celery
  • Mayonnaise
  • Mustard

Instructions

  • Pick a recipe to make.
  • Follow the recipe instructions.
  • Gather all your ingredients.
  • Make the recipe and enjoy.

Notes

Nutrition, serving size, and cooking time may vary depending upon the recipe you choose.