Our Trip Menu Plan for 31 Folks {Low cost and Straightforward Meal Concepts}


As we’ve completed for the previous 21 years, on the very finish of July, we traveled to Bull Shoals Lake close to Mountain Residence, Arkansas for our annual prolonged household trip on the lake with my facet of the household.

All of us keep in small particular person cabins, however then we eat our meals all collectively and spend plenty of time collectively within the bigger home that my mother and father keep in.

Throughout the week, we spend plenty of time water-skiing, boating, tubing, swimming, and hanging out. And, after all, we eat plenty of scrumptious meals.

With the intention to feed 31 folks with out it being an excessive amount of work, we have now cheap and easy meals that work properly for a big group and all of us pitch in and assist with bringing and making the meals.

My sister plans the menu with simple meals that might feed a crowd and sends out a sign-up type utilizing Excellent Potluck (it’s free and really easy to make use of!). Every household indicators up for the primary dishes and facet dishes they wished to be answerable for.

No matter meals or elements of meals you join, you’re answerable for bringing the substances for and cooking/baking.

Right here had been the meals we had on this trip

Be sure you additionally try these Recipes for a Crowd of Folks on Trip and these Low cost Meals for Giant Teams and Straightforward Meals for 20+ Folks and Crowd-Pleasing Meals for 25+.

What We Made for Breakfast

  • Pancakes, fruit, bacon, eggs, orange juice
  • Baked Oatmeal, sausage, orange juice
  • French Toast, bacon, scrambled eggs, orange juice
  • Cinnamon Sugar Bagels (bagels toasted with butter and sprinkled with cinnamon sugar), sausage, fried eggs, orange juice

What We Made for Lunch

For lunch, we had an enormous Construct-Your-Personal Salad Bar daily (most of my household loves salads!). We additionally had bread and meat/cheese and peanut butter/jelly/honey for sandwiches for the youngsters and any adults who didn’t simply desire a salad. As well as, we set out any leftovers from breakfast or dinner.

Having a Construct-Your-Personal Salad Bar is such a simple meal concept for a big group — and frugal, too! All of the substances could be stretched a great distance, because you’re solely utilizing somewhat bit of every ingredient in your salad.

Construct-Your-Personal Salad Bar Ingredient Concepts: A wide range of Greens and Lettuce, Canned Tuna/Salmon, Chopped Cooked Rooster, Boiled Eggs, Raisins, Carrots, Celery, Seeds/Nuts, Feta Cheese, Avocados, Bell Peppers, Cucumbers, Chickpeas, Cherry Tomatoes, Dressings

What We Made for Dinner

Should you’re searching for some very easy recipes for giant teams, right here’s what we made for the dinners:

  • Spaghetti, Inexperienced Beans, Garlic Bread, Inexperienced Salad, Fruit
  • Grilled Rooster, Steamed Veggies, Mashed Potatoes, Fruit, Home made Rolls
  • Papa John’s Pizza, Breadsticks, Soda Pop
  • Hamburgers/Sizzling Canines, French Fries, Corn on the Cob, Watermelon, Baked Beans, Steamed Peas
  • Construct-Your-Personal Tacos/Burritos, Rice, Refried Beans, Fruit

What different concepts for straightforward meals for 20+ folks or simple recipes for giant teams do you might have? I’d love to listen to!


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