Large Family Dinner Recipes
I think it’s standard as moms to have seasons when we get stumped on meal ideas. Have you fallen off your meal plan or haven’t been able to figure out how to get one in the first place? (Don’t forget to grab your beautiful free family meal planning collection to help with that!) Maybe you’d like to rotate in some new dinner recipes, but you’re dreading getting lost searching online. And who has time to drag out cookbooks this time of year?
You might have a herd of little kids who’ve suddenly upped their appetite game. Or you’re trying to add some different flavors to your large family dinner recipes. Hopefully, this list of over 100 large family dinners will be just what you need to give you new options to get dinner on the table.
To get us started here are 39 Cheap Meals for Large Families! Here are 40 big-batch dinner recipes that serve at least eight as well. Some of the dinner recipes below are from moms of many who are used to feeding a larger than average family on a daily basis. Other recipes may be ones which struck my eye that a creative big family mom could easily adapt and make work for her crew.
Slow Cooker Recipes
Double this recipe to feed a crowd and mix up your usual soup routine.
Fast, simple, and healthy!
Spice up Taco Tuesday with this variation of a classic.
Veggies and chicken cook together!
Meat Dishes (Beef, Chicken, Pork)
Plus 4 additional Chicken Dump Recipes from a mom of seven
Homemade Chicken Soup Recipe (using kitchen leftovers!)
Double this recipe to feed 8 and add some international flavor to your meal plan.
This one skillet meal feeds 8.
No grill needed!
Puff pastry makes this pot pie a snap.
Beef up boring hot dogs!
(Also check out How to Make Homemade Biscuits)
Zuppa Toscana Soup Recipe
A spinach dish that kids are sure to love.
Surprise ingredient: green beans!
Serve your family’s favorite toppings!
Easy homemade Chinese food.
Double this recipe for the perfect one pot meal.
Great for picky eaters!
Recipe from a mom of 15!
Casseroles and Bakes
Pizza night made easy!
Chicken and rice cook in the same dish!
Double this recipe for a large family comfort food meal.
We make these with bagels or hoagie rolls.
I hope you found this list of over 100 large family dinner recipes and ideas helpful. If you’d like, please leave links to any of your favorite dinner recipes in the comments below!
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