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I need a large recipe/idea that isn't too pricey to feed over 15-25 people

Anyone have something that is tasty? I am hosting bible study in a couple weeks and need something that isn't too expensive, but is tasty. I don't need sides or anything... we do sort of a potluck... but I would like to provide a decent main dish. Like, last week someone made chicken tortilla soup which was great and went plenty far (we had salad, bread, and a few other things). THanks!

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Asked by missbreezy214 at 9:33 PM on Mar. 18, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • What about a couple of trays of lazagna, a big garden salad and garlic bread? Its not hard to make and not too pricey

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:35 PM on Mar. 18, 2010

  • spaghetti


    Answer by DarkFaery131 at 9:36 PM on Mar. 18, 2010

  • lasagna, chili, baked potato bar (potluck the toppings), tacos


    Answer by Anonymous at 9:38 PM on Mar. 18, 2010

  • layer pork chops that have been salt and peppered and just browned in a pan, with lemon slices, and stewed/diced tomatos in a crock pot and simmer about 6-8 hours. serve w/ or over rice! Salad and bread and butter... YUM

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:38 PM on Mar. 18, 2010

  • I always do BBQ beef on a bun.

    get a big roast, roast it then slice it thin, and fill a pan with a whack of bbq sauce. toss the meat in the sauce and let it simmer in there.

    get a ton of buns, and just throw the meat on the buns.


    Answer by hypermamaz at 9:41 PM on Mar. 18, 2010

  • taco dip

    chicken spinach casserole

    baked ziti

    Answer by Rileysmom425 at 9:42 PM on Mar. 18, 2010

  • What do you consider pricey?


    Answer by Anonymous at 9:44 PM on Mar. 18, 2010

  • Chicken casserole. If you want the recipe msg me!!

    Answer by Kaydens_mommy06 at 9:47 PM on Mar. 18, 2010

  • red beans and rice? Cajun and cheap! This recipe feeds at least 12 people so double it and you'll have plenty!

    You can make it ahead then put it in the crock pot an hour before the big event. Just make the rice fresh.



    Answer by ecodani at 9:51 PM on Mar. 18, 2010

  • Almost any pasta dish. BBQ pork or beef sandwiches. This casserole is really good, and filling - not super cheap, but not terribly expensive. Brown 3lbs hamburger and drain. Mix in a large jar of salsa, about a cup of Miracle Whip, 1-2 packages of taco seasoning (depending how spicy you want it), and a bag (16oz) of frozen corn. Spread 1/4 of the mixture in the bottom of 2 9x13 pans. Crush a bag of tortilla chips (plain, doritos - taco or nacho cheese, whatever you like) and sprinkle about 1/4 of the bag over each pan. Sprinkle about a cup of shredded cheese over each (cheddar, mexican blend, colby-jack, whatever you like). Repeat the layers. Bake til the cheese is melted. Serve as is, or with taco toppings - sour cream, chopped lettuce, salsa, avocado slices, olives, Ranch dressing (weird, but good), etc. You can also cut some hamburger and add some black beans to the meat mixture.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:54 PM on Mar. 18, 2010

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