Chilli for a crowd

Feed-a-crowd recipes

44 Recipes

Stews and bakes to feed a hungry horde.

Chilli for a crowd


(8 ratings)

Make a big batch of Mexican chilli con carne to keep hungry guests happy - this recipe serves 12-14
  • 3 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort

Ham & cheese croquetas


(16 ratings)

These tasty, deep-fried bites can be made ahead and frozen, perfect for no-fuss entertaining as part of a party buffet spread
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort

Sole goujons with mango & lime dip


(4 ratings)

Coat strips of white fish fillets with breadcrumbs, then bake for a delicious make-ahead canapé, perfect for entertaining or a party buffet
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Gruyère & onion tear & share


(4 ratings)

These tasty white bread rolls are filled with cheese and onion – let everyone help themselves as part of a buffet...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort

Hazelnut latte cake


(22 ratings)

Give coffee cake the ultimate upgrade - layer with chocolate hazelnut frosting, add a creamy topping and sprinkle with crushed nuts
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • A challenge

Triple cheese & aubergine lasagne


(10 ratings)

Fill sheets of pasta with tomato, aubergine and ricotta for a delicious vegetarian main - perfect for feeding a crowd
  • 2 hours and 45 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Seafood paella


(14 ratings)

This impressive Spanish one pot, with monkfish, king prawns and mussels, is perfect for feeding a crowd at a dinner party
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • More effort

Big bacon & egg pie


(1 rating)

Not sure what to make your buffet centrepiece? This robust shortcrust bake with sweet peppers and breakfast favourites should do the trick
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Chicken mole with coriander rice


(61 ratings)

If you're a fan of chilli con carne, you'll love this dark, sweet and spicy South American stew with ancho, ground nuts and chocolate...
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

As-you-like-it chopped salad


(2 ratings)

Please everyone with a mixed platter of cucumber, beetroot, radish, carrot, sweetcorn, avocado and onion
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Mexican beef chilli


(56 ratings)

A delicious one-pot of spicy braised beef is a great, stress-free way to fill up a hungry crowd
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Chilli chicken one-pot


(109 ratings)

A prepare-ahead one pot that will please all ages and is easily made for a crowd, just reheat and add some garlic bread and a salad
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Rigatoni sausage bake


(263 ratings)

A great way to get kids to eat spinach, this comforting sausage supper dish is also perfect for a hungry crowd
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort

Chicken tikka masala


(276 ratings)

This takeaway favourite is freezer-friendly and quick to reheat, giving you the chance to get ahead and save money
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Malt chocolate cheesecake


(143 ratings)

This crowd-pleasing dessert is made ahead, so all you have to do on the night is take it out of the fridge and bask in the glory
  • 5 hours and 55 mins
  • Easy

Southern fried chicken


(22 ratings)

Great for feeding a crowd, simply kick back, enjoy and relax this fried chicken recipe with homemade slaw
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Bonfire bangers & beans


(45 ratings)

This comforting casserole is a real crowd-pleaser, great served with jacket potatoes on Bonfire Night
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Salmon & egg wraps with mustard mayo


(9 ratings)

These tasty wraps are a great way of feeding friends, just lay all the ingredients on a platter so everyone can assemble their own
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Lamb souvlaki skewers


(20 ratings)

Make a big batch of these delicious Greek kebabs, then freeze some for a sunny day
  • 4 hours
  • Easy


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