Authentic Soul Food Dinner Recipes

So you're looking for soul food dinner recipes? This likely means you're either craving some soul food or just don't know what to cook.

If you want to know what to cook, how about cooking some pork chops smothered in gravy, served over yellow rice with cornbread and a side of candied yams? Or maybe you'd like to prepare some fried chicken, collard greens, macaroni and cheese, cornbread, and a bowl of peach cobbler for dessert. Better yet, you could fix up a few plates of fried catfish, hushpuppies and french fries that will make your mouth water?

There are many combinations of soul food that you can prepare to make a delicious meal. If you have the right soul food recipes there really is no limit to what you can cook and eat -- except your imagination.

Below you can find soul food menu suggests and the accompanying soul food dinner recipes you need to fix a delicious meal for you and your family. 

Classic Soul Food Dinner Recipes and Menu Ideas

Smothered Pork Chops, Collard Greens, Macaroni and Cheese and Cornbread Dinner (with red velvet cake)

For soul food sunday dinner, smothered pork chops, collard greens, macaroni and cheese, and cornbread is a family favorite. Everyone loves the fried pork chops that a slow cooked and smothered in a thick rich gravy. Alongside the smothered chops are two tasty side dishes consisting of collard greens with macaroni and cheese. The cornbread is also a plus, which means you'll leave the dinner table with a full stomach after eating this delicious meal. Dessert is always and options and I have linked to a tasty red velvet cake. 

Fried Catfish, Hush Puppies, French Fries, and Sweet Tea

Fried catfish is the logic choice and always a great meal to prepare on Fish Fry Friday's. You could fry any type of fish (fried trout) you like, however, in my opinion catfish is the best. You should serve the fried catfish with hush puppies, french fries, and all the sweet tea your dinner guest can drink. At last I must add, this is my personal favorite soul food recipes for dinner.

Barbecued Baby Back Ribs, Baked Beans, Potato Salad, and Homemade Pink Lemonade

Baby back ribs, baked beans, and potato salad are the perfect menu items for outdoor cookouts and backyard barbecues. Slow smoking the ribs is the way to go. Served those lip smacking barbecue ribs with oven baked beans and cold potato salad. To complete the delicious meal you can serve your dinner guest some old fashioned homemade pink lemonade.

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