45+ BEST Yellow Foods for a Party (Sweet + Savory)

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.

Bowl of avgolemono soup topped with lemons.

Butter is a dairy product made from milk fat. It is a good source of vitamin A and vitamin E. Try this crab butter or this herb-packed compound butter.

Two sticks of butter.

Cheese is a dairy product made from milk solids and curds. It is a good source of protein, calcium, and vitamin A.

CLOSE UP OF PIECE OF CHEESE WITH HOLES.

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.

Macadamia nut hummus in bowl drizzled with olive oil.

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.

Asian pear cut in half.

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.

Ginger pear cocktails on counter with ice.

Bananas are a good source of potassium, vitamin C, and fiber. They can help regulate blood pressure and improve digestion.

Bananas in pile.

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.

Side view of spoon bread in ramekin with spoon.

Cornflakes are a breakfast cereal made from corn. They are a good source of fiber and vitamin B1.

Pile of cornflakes.

Corn is a grain that is a good source of fiber, vitamin C, and potassium. Try this Instant Pot Corn on the Cob, Mexican Street Corn Salad), Corn Soup or Sous Vide Corn on the Cob.

Corn on the cob with butter pat.

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.

Honey wand on yellow background.

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.

Overhead shot of creamy polenta in white bowl with spoon, topped with parmesan and a sprig of rosemary.

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.

Eggfruit in basket.

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.

Pineapple salsa served in fresh pineapple bowl.

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.

Deviled eggs on grey plate before garnishing.

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.

Piece of tortellini on spoon in bowl of broth.

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.

Pile of durian.

Potatoes are a starchy vegetable that is a good source of vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. They can be eaten baked, boiled, mashed, or fried. Or, try these Duchess Potatoes.

Duchess potatoes on baking sheet.

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.

Tea in mug.

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!

Cooked fries in air fryer basket.

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.

Jackfruit cut in half.

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.

Bowl of lemons

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.

Browned yellow squash in skillet.

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.

Extreme close up of tortilla chips in air fryer basket.

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.

Yuzus in pile.

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.

Overhead shot of bowl of mac and cheese on blue background.

Yellow lentils are a type of lentil that has a bright yellow color. They are a good source of protein and fiber.

Yellow lentils.

Butternut Squash Soup is deliciously rich & creamy and perfect for chilly days. 

Overhead close up of bowl of butternut squash soup with dollop of sour cream.

Yellow rice is a type of rice that has a bright yellow color. It is a good source of vitamin B1 and fiber.

Yellow rice in wood bowl.

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.

Overhead close up of bowl of mango salsa.

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.

Golden kiwis cut in half.

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.

Slices of starfruit

Mustard is a condiment that is made from the seeds of mustard plants. Try this Mustard Dipping Sauce.

Overhead shot of small glass jar of honey mustard sauce next to honey wand

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.

Slices of canary melons.

Semolina is a type of flour that is made from durum wheat. It is a good source of protein and fiber.

Spoonful of semolina.

Limoncello is an Italian liqueur that is made from lemons. It is a good source of vitamin C and has been shown to boost the immune system. Try this Sous Vide Limoncello and this Limoncello Spritz.

Bottle of homemade sous vide limoncello next to strainer with lemon peels.

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.

Mirabelle plums

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.

Loquats in container.

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.

Pile of chanterelle mushrooms.

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.

Yellow cauliflower.

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.

Golden beets.

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 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.

Yellow tomatoes on counter.

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.

Zucchini flowers.

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Collage of yellow foods.

45+ Naturally Yellow Foods

Looking for the BEST yellow foods ? I've got you covered. Here's 45+ tasty naturally colored yellow foods to try out! Try this Avgolemono Soup. It's the best lemon chicken soup with fresh dill.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 people

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Instructions

  • 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.
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Nutrition

Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 117mg | Potassium: 58mg | Vitamin A: 155IU | Vitamin C: 8.1mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 0.4mg

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