What should I make for a BBQ party?

Some of these are great appetizers while you’re waiting for the grill, too.
  • Coleslaw.
  • Potato Salad.
  • Pasta Salad.
  • Corn on the Cob.
  • Watermelon, Berries, and Other Summer Fruits.
  • Cut Vegetables for Dipping.
  • Tortilla or Potato Chips.
  • Dinner Rolls, Tortillas, or Pitas.

How much food do I need for a 30 person BBQ?

A good rule of thumb is to count on about ⅓ pound of cooked meat for each person for a main. This amount may vary between ½ pound if your guests are big eaters or you don’t have many sides, to ¼ pound if your sides are generous.

How many pounds of BBQ do you need to feed 60 people?

I usually figure 6 people per pound (cooked) since women and children will eat less. Totally agree on the 50% yield. With that said, for 60 people I would take at least 10 lbs.

How much food do I need to BBQ for 50 people?

Barbecues typically include a few kinds of chips and dip and maybe some snacks, like pretzels. Fifteen to 20 large bags of chips easily cover 50 people; 5 pints of dip should be sufficient.

How much BBQ do I need for 10 people?

Meat is the Main Part of the Dish

Generally, chefs recommend serving ½ pound (8 ounces) of meat per person. To feed a party of 10 you would want at least 5 pounds of cooked meat. If you are making more than one meat entree then figure that most people will take an equal portion of each.

How many pounds of BBQ Do I need to feed 20 people?

There are 16 ounces in a pound, so about 10 pounds of meat would be necessary to feed 20 people. According to the Food Network, when planning a barbecue or dinner party, there should be about 6 to 8 ounces of meat allocated per adult.

How many burgers do I need for a party of 30?

Assuming 30 quarter-pound burgers, you would need 7.5 pounds of ground beef. It is smart to aim for 35 burgers, in case a few people love them, or in case you drop a couple. Therefore, purchase 8.25 pounds of ground beef to be on the safe side. For the bratwursts, pick up approximately 40 sausages.

How do you make burgers for a crowd?

Oven roasting is the only way to quickly cook burgers for a crowd. I think it’s even easier than grilling. No flipping, no putting them on one at a time, no watching a flame. Put the patties on an oiled rack over a baking sheet (I cover with foil for easy cleanup), and pop in the oven.