Savor the Flavor with These Soul Food Recipes


With February being Black History Month, we thought this would be a great time to celebrate the achievements of black Americans. Learn about the best historical sites to visit for day trips, a few influential inventors and some notable role models, plus much more. And if you’re looking for delicious dishes that remind you of southern comfort, then check out this list of our favorite soul food recipes — traditional southern African American cooking at its finest.

Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

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Collard Greens with Bacon

Collard Greens with BaconSource:

Plenty of bacon and onions bring these collard greens to life! Serve them alongside some fried chicken or ribs for a summer side dish that’s packed with flavor.

Chicken Fried Steak Bites with Country Gravy

Chicken Fried Steak Bites with Country GravySource:

The little bites of chicken fried steak are perfect for dipping in homemade country gravy.

Shrimp and Crab Gumbo

Shrimp and Crab GumboSource:

Loaded with shrimp, crab, and okra this gumbo will keep you full and happy. It’s not difficult to make, but do plan to spend a bit of time with it.

Shrimp and Grits Casserole

Shrimp and Grits CasseroleSource:

Shrimp and Grits are a Southern staple and this cheesy casserole takes the flavors to a whole new level.

Cajun Blackened Chicken

Cajun Blackened ChickenSource:

This spicy blackened chicken is juicy and moist. Be sure to serve it with some collard greens and sweet corn for a perfect summer dinner.

Cornbread with Honey Butter

Cornbread with Honey ButterSource:

This rich and tender cornbread is baked in a cast iron skillet and slathered with honey butter just before serving.

Vegetarian Southern Style Collard Greens

Vegetarian Southern Style Collard GreensSource:

These Southern style collard greens make a great vegetarian side for your next barbecue. The onion, garlic, and red pepper adds a great flavor.