I finally decided to share a few of my favorite soul food dinner ideas.
Although these dinner ideas are just suggestions, I'm sure your family will thank you for preparing any of the delicious meals that follow. If you really want to show your family some love, spend more time in the kitchen. Once dinner is done, set the table, fix the plates and enjoy mealtime with your family. Use the opportunity for conversation, ask everyone about their day, you could also discuss current events, and even talk about what's going on in the news.
Drum roll please. Now time for the dinner ideas I'd like to share with you.
Comfort food doesn't get much better than a classic soul food dinner featuring homemade meatloaf, mashed potatoes, and green beans. This hearty combination is sure to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. The moist and flavorful meatloaf is made with lean ground beef, onions, garlic, carrots and spices for an extra kick of flavor. The mashed potatoes are light and creamy thanks to the addition of butter and low-fat milk. Lastly, the green beans add a touch of color, crunch and fiber to each serving.
From start to finish this soul food dinner takes just over an hour to prepare and is sure to be a crowd pleaser! Serve it up as a family style meal or divide it into individual portions for a quick weeknight dinner. With its delicious flavor profile and comfort food appeal, this soul food dinner will soon become one of your go-to meals any night of the week!
Soul food is all about big, rich flavors and heart-warming comfort. This soul food dinner featuring honey glazed ham, cornbread dressing, and collard greens is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters! The sweet and savory taste of the honey glazed ham pair perfectly with the creamy and buttery flavor of the cornbread dressing. The collard greens provide a unique earthy flavor contrast as well as a pop of color to this dish.
This soul food dinner takes just over two hours to prepare, but it will leave you with a smile on your face for days! Serve it up family style or divvy up into individual portions for an easy weeknight dinner. With its flavorful ingredients and soulful appeal, this dinner is sure to become a staple in your kitchen!
There's nothing quite like a soul food barbecue dinner to bring out the smiles. This soul food feast features tender and smoky barbecue ribs, classic baked beans and creamy potato salad that is sure to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. The ribs are cooked low and slow on the grill until they're fall-off-the-bone delicious. The baked beans are simmered with brown sugar, ketchup, and spices for a flavor profile that is sure to please. And lastly, the flavorful potato salad is made with red potatoes and an irresistible combination of mayonnaise, mustard, celery and onion for a creamy finish.
This soul food barbecue dinner takes just over three hours to prepare but it will leave you feeling full for days! Serve it up as a family style meal or divide it into individual portions for an easy weeknight dinner. With its savory BBQ flavors and comforting appeal, this soul food dinner will soon become one of your go-to meals any night of the week!
This soul food feast features classic baked chicken, creamy macaroni and cheese, and warm buttery dinner rolls. The chicken is first marinated in a combination of herbs and spices to give it a flavor boost that's sure to please. The macaroni and cheese is made with plenty of cheddar cheese, panko crumbs, and a hint of nutmeg for an extra creamy finish. And lastly, the freshly-baked dinner rolls are buttery on the outside and fluffy on the inside.
This soul food dinner will take around two hours to prepare from start to finish but it's worth every second! Serve it up as a family-style meal or divvy up into individual portions for an easy weeknight meal. With its tender chicken, cheesy macaroni and buns slathered in butter, this soul food dinner is sure to be loved by everyone at your table!
Soul food dinners are among the most beloved meals of all time and this soul food feast is sure to please. Get ready for tender smothered pork chops swimming in a delicious gravy, savory cabbage and fluffy cornbread. The pork chops are first pan-fried with a combination of spices to give them a flavor boost. The cabbage is cooked until it's melt-in-your-mouth tender and is finished off with bacon bits for an added depth of flavor. And finally, the cornbread is made with buttermilk, honey, and melted butter for a taste that's truly heavenly.
This soul food dinner will take around two hours to prepare from start to finish but it will fill your kitchen with the most tantalizing aromas you've ever smelled! All it takes is one bite and everyone at your table will be hooked! With its comfort food appeal and finger licking flavors, this soul food dinner will become one of your family's favorites in no time.
Nothing tops off a soul food feast quite like a delicious and indulgent dessert! This soul food spread features classic sweet treats that come together in no time. Start with satisfying banana pudding that's made with creamy custard, ripe bananas, and crunchy Nilla wafers for an extra special twist. Move on to decadent sweet potato pie which is infused with cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg for a heavenly flavor. And lastly, no soul food spread would be complete without classic peach cobbler featuring juicy peaches cooked in sugar and spices until syrupy perfection.
These quick and easy desserts are sure to please everyone at your table! Serve warm with a dollop of cream or ice cream for an added indulgence. With its comforting flavors and home-style appeal, these simple yet delicious desserts will make you feel like you're sitting around Grandma's kitchen table again!