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Summer Potluck Recipes We Can’t Wait To Try

May 22, 2019, BY

We don't know about you, but some of our favourite things about the summertime are the barbecues, family dinners, pool parties, and potlucks. That's why we are so excited to try these delicious summer potluck recipes.

And if you've checked out our Recipes Page, you know we love to cook, bake, and share meal ideas with our Free.ca members.

From desserts to appetizers and meals, these dishes look delicious! Do you have a go-to potluck recipe? Share it with us in the comments below.

Beach Themed Desserts

These treats are perfect for a pool party or day out at the beach. You've got the options for cupcakes, Rice Krispie treats, Jolly Ranchers, and more. These nautical treats can definitely be classified under easy potluck recipes.

Sheet Pan Shrimp Boil

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You are sure to be the hit of the party with this recipe, it's not every day someone shows up to a potluck with a seafood dish! This is a great choice for a barbecue or family reunion.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound little yellow potatoes (or red potatoes if you prefer)
  • 3 ears of corn each cut into 6 pieces
  • 1/4 cup of melted unsalted butter
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • Cajun seasoning: 1 tablespoon
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined (get the raw, uncooked shrimp)
  • 1 (12.8-ounce) package smoked andouille sausage, thinly sliced
  • Lemon, 1 cut into wedges
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves

Instructions:

  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  • Lightly spray a baking sheet with oil.
  • Fill a large pot with water and salt and bring to a boil.
  • Add potatoes to boiling water and cook until just tender (about 10-13 minutes).
  • Add the corn during the last 5 minutes of the potato cooking time.
  • Drain the water from the pot once time is up.
  • Mix together the seasoning, garlic and butter in a small bowl.
    Place your potatoes, corn, shrimp and sausage on the prepared baking sheet.
    Ensure everything is in one layer so that it cooks evenly in the oven.
  • Pour your seasoning mix over top of everything and gently toss.
  • Place baking sheet into the oven for 12-15 minutes (until the shrimp have turned opaque pink and the corn is tender).
  • Remove from oven and enjoy with lemon and parsley (if desired).
  • Enjoy!

Best Potluck Recipes: Baked Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

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Who doesn't love a meatballs? We know that meatballs are always a staple at any potluck attend.

Take boring old meatballs to the next level with this recipe for Baked Buffalo Chicken Meatballs.

This appetizer is so easy to make - and tastes truly great!

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. of ground chicken
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup of hot sauce
  • 3 green onions, sliced (and a little extra to garnish)
  • 1/4 cup of bread crumbs
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 2 tbsp of mayonnaise

Instructions:

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Add all the ingredients and mix until thoroughly combined in a large bowl.
  • Begin taking tablespoon amounts of the mixture and roll into balls.
  • Put balls in a cast iron pan.
  • Place the pan in the oven for 20 minutes.
  • Once the meatballs are fully cooked, remove from them from oven and drizzle with extra hot sauce and sprinkle sliced green onions on top.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!

Easy Bubble Gum Ice Cream Recipe

Who said making homemade ice cream needs to be difficult? We've found this super fun (and super easy!) recipe for a no churn ice cream. This dessert practically screams summer fun!

More Great Recipes To Try

If you enjoyed these potluck recipes, be sure to check out these other great recipes we've posted:

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