20 Delicious Potluck Salad Recipes | Midwest Living

20 Delicious Potluck Salad Recipes

Take one of our easy potluck salad recipes to your next gathering! Our potluck salads include potato salad recipes, pasta salad recipes and healthy potluck salad recipes.
  • Layered Asian Salad

    Sweet, citrusy homemade dressing adds amazing flavor to a veggie layer salad, and it has fewer than 50 calories per serving! Chill salad and dressing separately up to 24 hours before serving.

    Layered Asian Salad

  • Sicilian Potato and Green Bean Salad

    Lemon-olive oil dressing balances fresh Mediterranean flavors in this potluck salad. Make it a main dish by adding one 7-ounce can tuna (drained).

    Sicilian Potato and Green Bean Salad

  • Fresh Corn Salad

    Mix sweet dressing, fresh veggies and spicy jalapeños to create a fresh-tasting potluck salad that has only 77 calories per serving.

    Fresh Corn Salad

  • Greek Pasta Salad

    Toss tomatoes, cucumber, green onions, fresh herbs and olives with cooked pasta for this Mediterranean-influenced salad. Feta cheese gives it a tangy kick.

    Greek Pasta Salad

  • Classic Potato Salad

    You can’t go wrong bringing this classic to a potluck! The creamy salad is full of hard-cooked eggs, crisp celery and sweet pickles, and it can be made up to 24 hours ahead.

    Classic Potato Salad

  • Deviled Egg Macaroni Pasta Salad

    Combine two potluck staples to create this yummy potluck salad. Expect classic deviled egg flavor with a little zing from the Dijon-style mustard and salty pickled onions.

    Deviled Egg Macaroni Pasta Salad

  • Broccoli Grape Salad

    Sweet, juicy grapes and crunchy broccoli balance savory, salty bacon. 

    Broccoli Grape Salad

  • Southwestern Chicken and Macaroni Salad

    Awaken your senses with a potluck salad full of hot poblano peppers, cool avocado, crispy chicken strips and cream cheese. 

    Southwestern Chicken and Macaroni Salad

  • Mississippi Corn Bread Salad

    Layers of corn bread, bacon and veggies ensure a flavor-packed salad that adds plenty of color to a potluck table.

    Mississippi Corn Bread Salad

  • Potato Salad with Sausage and Grainy Mustard Dressing

    Spice up potato salad by mixing in sausage and an easy vinegar-mustard dressing that’ll wow the potluck guests. Serve warm, chilled or at room temperature.

    Potato Salad with Sausage and Grainy Mustard Dressing

  • Sweet and Tangy Four-Bean Salad

    Nutrient-dense edamame is a savvy (and tasty) addition to the more typical three-bean salad. Bonus: The salad can be made up to 48 hours in advance. 

    Sweet and Tangy Four-Bean Salad

  • Sunny Broccoli Salad

    A Cleveland reader makes this salad a day ahead and refrigerates the dressing and vegetables separately. When it's time to serve it, she tosses everything together. Bacon, sunflower kernels and raisins make a crunchy and flavorful side dish.

    Sunny Broccoli Salad

  • Layered Spinach and Pot Sticker Salad

    This flavor-packed salad will steal the show at any potluck! Layer fresh spinach, crunchy spiced chips and delicious homemade strawberry vinaigrette with pot stickers (meat-filled dumplings).

    Layered Spinach and Pot Sticker Salad

  • Strawberry Pretzel Salad

    This classic potluck dessert includes a crushed pretzel crust, a layer of sweetened cream cheese, and a top layer of strawberry gelatin and strawberries. 

    Strawberry Pretzel Salad

  • Healthy Pasta Spinach Salad

    This easy potluck salad is a blend of cooked pasta, tomatoes, feta cheese, salad dressing, green onion and olives served over a bed of spinach. Simple, yet delicious.

    Healthy Pasta Spinach Salad

  • Italian Basil, Tomato and Pasta Salad

    Designed for a potluck or large family gathering, this make-ahead salad of cut green beans, tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, your choice of pasta and lots of basil gets tossed with a mustard-garlic vinaigrette!

    Italian Basil, Tomato and Pasta Salad

  • Pizza Pizzazz Salad

    Satisfy pizza cravings guilt-free! This healthy salad is filled with all of your favorite pizza toppings. 

    Pizza Pizzazz Salad

  • 24-Hour Tex-Mex Salad

    24-Hour Tex-Mex Salad

    Layered salads, popular in the 1970s and 1980s, are making a comeback. Assemble this easy potluck salad in either individual jars or a clear salad bowl, dressing and all, then refrigerate.

    24-Hour Tex-Mex Salad

  • Asian-Style Chicken Salad

    Asian-Style Chicken Salad

    Curly noodles, almonds, sesame kernels and rice vinegar blend in this crunchy, tangy salad from a West Des Moines, Iowa, reader.

    Asian-Style Chicken Salad

  • Angel Hair Pasta Salad

    This make-ahead salad serves a crowd. It's chock-full of veggies, including tomato, broccoli, cauliflower, carrot, celery, sweet pepper, onion and garlic. Substitute fresh mushrooms for canned, if you like.

    Angel Hair Pasta Salad


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