Chilli for a crowd

Feed-a-crowd recipes

Stews and bakes to feed a hungry horde.

8 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Make a big batch of Mexican chilli con carne to keep hungry guests happy - this recipe serves 12-14

3 hrs and 30 mins
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17 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

These tasty, deep-fried bites can be made ahead and frozen, perfect for no-fuss entertaining as part of a party buffet spread

1 hr and 45 mins
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4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These tasty white bread rolls are filled with cheese and onion – let everyone help themselves as part of a buffet

1 hr and 20 mins
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23 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Give coffee cake the ultimate upgrade - layer with chocolate hazelnut frosting, add a creamy topping and sprinkle with crushed nuts

1 hr and 55 mins
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11 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Fill sheets of pasta with tomato, aubergine and ricotta for a delicious vegetarian main - perfect for feeding a crowd

2 hrs and 45 mins
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16 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

This impressive Spanish one pot, with monkfish, king prawns and mussels, is perfect for feeding a crowd at a dinner party

1 hr and 50 mins
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5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Entertain a crowd with this attractive chickpea dip - make the hummus and herby oil ahead, then assemble at the last minute

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Not sure what to make your buffet centrepiece? This robust shortcrust bake with sweet peppers and breakfast favourites should do the trick

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Swap heavy mayonnaise and spuds for roasted sweet potato, salty Greek cheese, fresh herbs and pine nuts

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
64 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Please everyone with a mixed platter of cucumber, beetroot, radish, carrot, sweetcorn, avocado and onion

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
58 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A delicious one-pot of spicy braised beef is a great, stress-free way to fill up a hungry crowd

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
111 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 25 mins
Easy
265 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A great way to get kids to eat spinach, this comforting sausage supper dish is also perfect for a hungry crowd

1 hr and 10 mins
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287 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This takeaway favourite is freezer-friendly and quick to reheat, giving you the chance to get ahead and save money.

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

When the kids have friends over, this stack of ribs and spuds is a cheap, crowd-pleasing, prepare-ahead option

2 hrs and 50 mins
Easy
59 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This is one of those wonderful dishes that improves with keeping

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
148 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 55 mins
Easy
31 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Braised beef and roasted garlic pie makes for sophisticated comfort food

2 hrs and 45 mins
Easy
23 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Everyone will love the summery flavours in this veggie main dish

1 hr and 40 mins
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Vegetarian
45 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This comforting casserole is a real crowd-pleaser, great served with jacket potatoes on Bonfire Night

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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
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