dinner party

Last Updated on March 5, 2024 by admin

Be the host with the most! We all love hosting our friends and family for dinner party, and without a doubt seeing your loved ones gathering around one table is the best feeling ever. But what about the stress that goes along with planning a menu, picking the right ingredients, and spending the entire day figuring out recipes?

Moreover, the highlights of any dinner party are great appetizers, a few drinks, and of course the stars of the evening, dinner and dessert. To rock your party, you can either hire a catering service or make the food yourself.

We are here to help you decide on a crowd-pleasing dinner menu that’s easy to pull off-from vegetarian to seasonal options, everything is put together and listed below!

Here’s a List of Some Mouth-Watering Recipes for Your Next Dinner Party

1. Easy Lemon and Herb Roast Chicken

There are days when you want to marinate the chicken and give it a spice rub before cooking and there are days when you just want to get the bird inside the oven and onto the dinner table. For the latter, go with this recipe of tasteful yet easy-to-make lemon and herb roast chicken. The essence of this recipe is the seasoning of lemon, rosemary, butter, and thyme, and the outcome is tender meat that melts in your mouth. Talking of convenient cooking, you can use the leftovers in salads and kinds of pasta afterwards.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

2. 30 Minute Cheater’s Bouillabaisse

While the traditional seafood stew takes 60-90 minutes to cook, this variation gets ready to eat in just 30-minutes. All you need to do is use a single pot with a smaller section of seafood in it. It still gives your guest the vibe of being on a wonderful French countryside tour when served with a rustic baguette.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

3. Delicious Caprese Chicken

This recipe reinvents the magic of Caprese salad in a one-pan dinner meal. The stars of this recipe are the cheesy-smothered chicken, fresh basil, and balsamic-glazed tomatoes. Cook them all, add mozzarella and cover the lid!

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

4. Flavourful Artichoke and Pea Risotto

We can’t stop lauding how easy and tasty this dish is. Start with getting some chargrilled artichoke hearts and good quality risotto rice. Throw some veggies into it, and add some parmesan cheese. Also, the added flavour of basil and lemon lifts the pizzazz of it. 

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

5. Beef Bourguignon

If you have the patience, this dish is a labour of love by all means. Beef Bourguignon is certainly not a 30-minute recipe but it’s very easy to pull off. Here’s the recipe for this fulfilling meal: sauté some bacon, then go ahead and sear the beef in bacon fat, throw some veggies into it and stir gently to coat with flour. Wait till you get tender and delicious beef!

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 60 minutes

6. Cheese Ball Bites

This recipe is all about saying cheese! You just need some slices of bacon, a pinch of freshly grounded black pepper,  grated cheese, and some more cheese. Throw them all in and you get stunning cheese balls loaded with taste and playfulness.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

7. Elegant Italian Bruschetta Bar

Do you want to make your party feel like a picnic? If yes, here’s a custom-made recipe for it. All you need is a bunch of store-bought ingredients and good music in the background to make this delightful Bruschetta Bar.

Prep time: 15 min

Cooking time: 20 min

8. Quick One-Pan Ratatouille

Adding a lot of flavours with summer squash, Zucchini, and bell peppers is the gist of our oven-roasted recipe. You might know about the traditional version of ratatouille which is slow-cooked on the stove, this one is delightfully easy and quick.

Prep time: 35 minutes

Cooking time: 35 minutes

9. BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Sandwiches

Make your next get-together memorable with this vegan sandwich recipe. The BBQ-pulled jackfruit sandwiches are savoury and can fill the tummy of hungry guests.  This is a great alternative for pork or chicken as the Jack fruit used in it has a similar texture. Sauté the patties in a savoury-sweet sauce and put them inside a bun for a stunning sandwich.

If you’re in hurry and can’t risk going wrong with your recipe, you can also hire a sandwich catering service to help you with the party.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Wrapping Up

In situations when you don’t have much time to wear the apron yourself and cook, or you’re hosting a large number of guests, you might want to consider a catering service. For example, you can make Sandwiches for 6-7 people at your dinner party, but if your guest list has more than 10 people, hiring a sandwich catering is the best way to go.

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