Make-Ahead Soups and Salads

Save time on the day of your big get-together with these delicious ideas for starters.

Barley Vegetable Soup
This hearty slow-cooker soup is filled with barley and your favorite mix of veggies.
Creamed Chicken and Corn Soup
Using a slow cooker makes preparation of this bacon-topped soup a breeze.
Gingered Fruit Compote
Pull together this colorful salad in the morning, then refrigerate for up to six hours.
Butternut Squash Soup
Crunchy Thai Gremolata adds the perfect touch to this savory slow-cooker soup.
Potato Salad with Sausage Dressing
Try our delicious mustard dressing on small earthy potatoes for your next holiday side dish.
Fresh Citrus and Cranberry Salad
Add a refreshing kick of mint and ginger to an arugula salad and topped it with chopped fresh cranberries.

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