Recipe Roundups, Southern

AB’s Favorite Southern Recipes

Slow Cooker Jambalaya

Transport yourself to the vibrant streets of New Orleans with this slow cooker jambalaya. Bursting with the bold flavors of Creole cuisine, this hearty dish features tender chicken, spicy sausage, and an array of aromatic vegetables simmered to perfection in a rich tomato broth. Set it and forget it, then savor the savory goodness that awaits.

Fried Catfish

Crispy, golden-brown catfish fillets are a beloved staple of Southern cooking, and for good reason. Coated in a seasoned cornmeal crust and fried to perfection, each bite offers a delightful crunch followed by moist, flaky fish. Whether served alongside hushpuppies and coleslaw or as the star of a fish fry, fried catfish is sure to satisfy your seafood cravings.

Smothered Turkey Wings

Fall-off-the-bone tender turkey wings smothered in a rich, savory gravy – it’s comfort food at its finest. This soul-satisfying dish pairs succulent turkey wings with a hearty gravy made from onions, garlic, and spices, creating a meal that’s both comforting and indulgent. Serve it with mashed potatoes or rice for a truly memorable dining experience.

Southern Banana Foster

Treat yourself to a taste of indulgence with this decadent Southern dessert. Sliced bananas sautéed in butter, brown sugar, and rum, then flambeed to perfection and served over creamy vanilla ice cream – it’s a dessert worthy of any special occasion. Whether you’re entertaining guests or simply treating yourself, Southern Banana Foster is sure to impress.

Red Beans and Rice

A quintessential Southern comfort food, red beans and rice is a hearty and flavorful dish that’s perfect for feeding a crowd. Simmered with smoked sausage, onions, peppers, and spices, this soulful stew is packed with protein and flavor. Serve it with a side of cornbread for a complete Southern meal that’s sure to satisfy.

Southern Cornbread

No Southern meal is complete without a side of cornbread, and this recipe is sure to please even the most discerning palate. With its golden crust and tender crumb, Southern cornbread is the perfect accompaniment to any dish, from barbecue to fried chicken. Serve it warm with a pat of butter and a drizzle of honey for a taste of Southern hospitality.


A beloved Louisiana classic, gumbo is a flavorful stew that’s as diverse as the region itself. Whether you prefer it loaded with shrimp, chicken, and sausage or packed with okra and seafood, gumbo is a dish that’s sure to warm you from the inside out. Serve it over a bed of rice with a sprinkle of green onions for a taste of the bayou.

Creole Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Southern Collard Greens

Tender collard greens simmered low and slow with smoked ham hocks, onions, and spices – it’s a Southern tradition that’s as comforting as it is delicious. Packed with flavor and nutrients, collard greens are a staple of Southern cuisine that’s sure to please even the pickiest eater. Serve them with a dash of hot sauce for an extra kick of flavor.

Southern Style Green Beans

Fresh green beans cooked until tender with bacon, onions, and a hint of sweetness – it’s Southern comfort in a bowl. This simple yet flavorful side dish is the perfect accompaniment to any meal, from Sunday dinner to holiday feasts. Serve it alongside your favorite Southern classics for a taste of home.

Southern Black Eyed Peas

Ring in the new year or simply enjoy a taste of Southern tradition with this hearty dish. Simmered with smoked ham hocks, onions, and spices until creamy and flavorful, black-eyed peas are a staple of Southern cuisine that’s as delicious as it is comforting. Serve them with a side of cornbread for a meal that’s sure to warm your soul.

With these beloved Southern recipes in your repertoire, you’ll be able to bring the flavors of the South to your own kitchen. Whether you’re cooking for family, friends, or just yourself, these dishes are sure to delight and inspire. So roll up your sleeves, gather your ingredients, and get ready to savor the flavors of the South like never before. Happy cooking!

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