Looking for the BEST yellow foods for a party? I’ve got you covered. Here’s 45+ tasty naturally colored yellow foods to try out!
From well-known yellow foods like french fries and mac and cheese, to lesser known dishes like avgolemono soup and lemon risotto, you’re guaranteed to find a little inspiration here! There are plenty of foods ranging from golden yellow in color to a pale straw yellow.
These are just a few of the many yellow foods that are available.
PS – Don’t forget about these 27+ yellow cocktails too!
The BEST Yellow Foods to Try Out
Avgolemono Soup is the best lemon dill chicken soup. This authentic Greek Avgolemono Soup recipe is delicious with a hint of lemony brightness to warm you up on chilly winter days! Try this avgolemono recipe.
Cheese is a dairy product made from milk solids and curds. It is a good source of protein, calcium, and vitamin A.
Macadamia Nuts. This Macadamia Nut Hummus puts a Hawaiian spin on the traditional chickpea spread– rich, creamy, tangy and perfect for slathering on sandwiches or serving as an appetizer dip with vegetables.
Asian pears have a sweet, crisp flavor and are a good source of fiber and vitamin C. They can be eaten fresh, cooked, or juiced.
Ginger is a root vegetable with a pungent flavor. It is a good source of gingerol, a compound with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Try these sparkling ginger pear cocktails.
Bananas are a good source of potassium, vitamin C, and fiber. They can help regulate blood pressure and improve digestion.
Spoon Bread combines the savoriness of cornbread and the softness of a souffle in one delicious dish! Made with savory scallions and sharp cheddar cheese, you won’t be able to get enough of this classic Southern recipe.
Cornflakes are a breakfast cereal made from corn. They are a good source of fiber and vitamin B1.
Honey is a sweet liquid that is made by bees from the nectar of flowers. It is a good source of antioxidants and has been shown to boost the immune system and improve heart health. Try one of these 15+ Honey Cocktails.
Polenta is a delicious side dish. Irresistibly yummy with parmesan cheese, but simple to make with just 5-ingredients: polenta, parmesan, milk, chicken broth or bone broth and butter. Check out the polenta recipe here.
Eggfruit is a fruit that is native to Southeast Asia. It has a custard-like texture and a sweet, mild flavor. It is a good source of vitamin C, potassium, and fiber.
Pineapple is a tropical fruit that is a good source of vitamin C, manganese, and potassium. It can be eaten fresh, canned, or juiced. Try this Pineapple Salsa.
Egg yolks are the yellow part of an egg. They are a good source of protein, fat, and vitamins A, D, E, and K. Try these instant pot deviled eggs.
Tortellini en Brodo is an incredibly simple yet super satisfying appetizer made by simmering cheese-filled tortellini in rich chicken broth. This recipe puts a semi-homemade spin on a traditional Italian soup.
Durian is a tropical fruit that is native to Southeast Asia. It has a strong smell, but it is also one of the most nutrient-dense fruits in the world. It is a good source of fiber, potassium, copper, riboflavin, thiamine, folate, and vitamins C and B6.
Chrysanthemum flower tea is a type of herbal tea made from chrysanthemum flowers. It is a good source of antioxidants and has been shown to boost the immune system and improve liver function.
French fries are a popular snack food that is made from potatoes that have been cut into strips and fried. They are a good source of calories, fat & sodium. Have you tried fries in the air fryer yet? Or, try these 30+ Different Types of Fries!
Jackfruit is a tropical fruit that is native to India. It has a sweet, custard-like flavor and astringent flesh. It is a good source of vitamin C, potassium, and fiber.
Lemons are a citrus fruit that is a good source of vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. They can be used to flavor food and drinks, or they can be used to make lemonade. Try this Lemon Risotto, Lemon Pasta, or these 50+ Lemon Desserts.
Yellow zucchinis are a type of zucchini that has a bright yellow color. They have a similar flavor to green zucchinis, but they are also a good source of beta-carotene. Try this simple Sauteed Squash.
Tortilla Chips. These 3-ingredient Air Fryer Tortilla Chips are quick and easy to make, super crunchy, and light. They’re perfect for dunking in salsa, guacamole, hummus, and more! Or, try these Baked Tortilla Chips.
Yuzus are a type of citrus fruit that is native to Japan. They have a sour, citrusy flavor and are a good source of vitamin C.
Mac ‘n’ cheese is a popular dish that is made from macaroni pasta, cheese, and milk. It is a good source of calories, fat, and sodium. Try this Instant Pot Mac and Cheese recipe.
Yellow lentils are a type of lentil that has a bright yellow color. They are a good source of protein and fiber.
Butternut Squash Soup is deliciously rich & creamy and perfect for chilly days.
Yellow rice is a type of rice that has a bright yellow color. It is a good source of vitamin B1 and fiber.
Mangoes are a tropical fruit that is native to South Asia. They have a sweet, juicy flavor and are a good source of vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. Try this Mango Salsa, Grilled Mango Chicken, or Mango Cobbler. Plus, check out these 45+ Easy Mango Recipes and 25+ Mango Desserts.
Golden kiwis are a type of kiwi that is native to New Zealand. They have a sweet, tangy flavor and are a good source of vitamin C and potassium.
Starfruit is a tropical fruit that is native to Southeast Asia. It has a star-shaped cross-section and a sweet, sour flavor. It is a good source of vitamin C and fiber.
Mustard is a condiment that is made from the seeds of mustard plants. Try this Mustard Dipping Sauce.
Canary melons are a type of melon that is native to Spain. They have a sweet, honeydew-like flavor and are a good source of vitamin C and potassium.
Semolina is a type of flour that is made from durum wheat. It is a good source of protein and fiber.
Mirabelle plums are a type of plum that is native to France. They have a sweet, tart flavor and are a good source of vitamin C and potassium.
Loquats are a type of fruit that is native to China. They have a sweet, tangy flavor and are a good source of vitamin C and fiber.
Chanterelles are a type of mushroom that is native to North America and Europe. They have a golden yellow color and a fruity, nutty flavor. They are a good source of vitamin C and potassium.
Yellow cauliflower is a type of cauliflower that has a bright yellow color. It has a similar flavor to white cauliflower, but it is also a good source of beta-carotene.
Golden beets are a type of beet that has a golden yellow color. They have a similar flavor to red beets, but they are also a good source of beta-carotene.
Yellow peppers are a type of pepper that has a bright yellow color. They have a similar flavor to green peppers, but they are also a good source of beta-carotene. Try these Stuffed Peppers.
Yellow tomatoes. Large golden yellow tomatoes, with their meaty texture, are great for slicing and are useful sandwich fillers. Or, use the small ones in salads.
Zucchini flowers. If you love zucchini, don’t let the golden yellow flowers go to waste! These seasonal delights are a staple of Italian cooking and are usually served stuffed (perhaps with seasoned ricotta) or fried.
More Color Themed Foods
- Purple Foods
- Red Foods
- Blue Foods
- Green Foods
- Black Foods
- Pink Foods
- Orange Foods
- Brown Foods
- Maroon Foods
- White Foods
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45+ Naturally Yellow Foods
- In a large saucepan, bring the broth to a simmer and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
- Add ½ cup rice, egg yolks and lemon juice to a blender, slowly stream in 1 cup of hot broth and puree until smooth.
- Stir the puree into the simmering stock along with the chopped chicken and remaining rice. Simmer until slightly thickened, approximately 10 minutes. Stir in the fresh dill and serve.