The Quickest Potluck Pleasers

Potlucks can be a great time to plan and invest a great deal of time in creating your ideal dish. Whether it’s baking your grandma’s favorite roasted pork dish to your great aunt’s oh so sweet dessert, a potluck can be a great time to make your favorites.

Spinach Dip, source Food.com

Ingredients

  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup mayonnaise (not Miracle Whip)
  • 1 (1 ounce) package Knorr vegetable soup mix (or onion soup mix)
  • 1 (8 ounce) can water chestnuts, drained and chopped (optional)1⁄2 chopped onion

Preparation

  • Thaw and drain the spinach.
  • Squeeze the spinach with paper towels to remove excess water.
  • Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Let set in the fridge for a couple hours before serving.
  • I like to serve it inside a hollowed out round loaf of bread.
  • Scoop out the loaf and place dip inside.
  • I use what I scoop out for making croutons.
  • Serve with fresh vegetables.

Pizza Party Dip, source Food.com

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup mayonnaise (no miracle whip)
  • 1 (1 3/8 ounce) envelope spaghetti sauce mix
  • 1 pinch oregano
  • 1/3 cup pepperoni, diced
  • 1/„2green pepper, chopped small
  • 1/„4 large onion, minced

Preparation

  • Combine all ingredients and mix well(you can add or subtract any of your favorite pizza toppings too, it all comes out great).
  • Chill for 1 hour and enjoy!

Classic Potato Salad, source Food.com

Ingredients

  • 8 medium potatoes, cooked and diced
  • 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/„2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 celery ribs, sliced
  • 1 cup onion, minced
  • 5 hard-boiled eggs
  • paprika

Preparation

  • Boil peeled potatoes in salted water until done. Cool to room temperature.
  • Place diced potatoes in large bowl.
  • Mix mayonnaise, cider vinegar, sugar, mustard, salt, garlic powder, and pepper in another bowl.
  • Add to potatoes.
  • Add celery and onions and mix well.
  • Stir in eggs.
  • Sprinkle a little paprika on top.

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