The Best Meatless Dishes to Bring to Your Next Get-Together

updated Nov 28, 2023
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Whether or not you know there will be vegetarians at your next potluck, it’s never a bad idea to bring something meatless just in case. Plus, more veggies will only add to the abundance of the spread.

These dishes ditch the meat in place of colorful vegetables and can be both a satisfying main for vegetarians or a side for those who eat meat. Either way, everyone will win.

Vegetarian Potluck Recipes

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Tomato and Feta White Bean Salad
A light and easy recipe for a no-cook tomato and white bean salad. Make it now before the season's tomatoes disappear!
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Curried Veggie Galette
A recipe for a savory pie filled with roasted eggplant, zucchini, and bell peppers spiced with curry and topped with a tangy yogurt sauce.
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Tex-Mex Quinoa Salad
Mixed with quinoa, beans, and vibrant fresh veggies, and topped with a zippy chili-lime vinaigrette, this is a potluck salad that everyone can eat.
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Caprese Sandwich for a Crowd

This giant sandwich is not only a fun thing to tote to a party, but it’s also a fun thing to eat, since you get to slice it into wedges to serve the whole crowd.

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Foolproof Quiche
Once you know the ratio of eggs to cream, you can make quiche — for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! — like a pro.
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3-Bean Israeli Couscous Salad

Chewy pearl couscous adds bulk to this twist on a potluck favorite. If you can’t get your hands on yellow wax beans, you can easily substitute them for more green beans.

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Pesto Tortellini Pasta Salad

This 4-ingredient pasta salad is a nice change from the usual and perhaps even simpler to assemble. Just be sure to pick your favorite jar of pesto, since it’s what pulls it all together.

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Farro Salad with Roasted Eggplant, Caramelized Onion, and Pine Nuts

This Mediterranean-inspired salad is already quite hearty, thanks to chewy, whole-grain farro, but you can make it even more satisfying by finishing it with crumbled feta or goat cheese.

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3-Cheese Tomato Tart
An easy tomato tart filled with three cheeses on a puff pastry base.
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Pasta Salad with Gouda, Red Peppers & Artichoke Hearts

A bit of adobo sauce from a can of chipotle chiles adds smoky depth to this creamy pasta salad. To make it more wholesome, opt for Greek yogurt instead of mayo in the dressing.

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