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15 Southern Recipes To Serve On Easter

Are you looking for some southern recipes to serve on Easter? Don’t let the festivities pass you by with a regular dinner menu. Welcome Spring with these super yummy southern recipes, that scream comfort food.

1. Collard Greens

Collard greens are a classic southern staple to be served as part of your holiday feasts. This yummy comfort food is one of the best southern recipes. Made with bacon, ham, or smoked turkey, this delicious side dish will be a family favorite.

2. Jambalaya

If you’re in the mood for a Louisiana classic, Jambalaya is the dish for you. Andouille sausage is what gives this dish a bold and rich flavor. Treat your guests to the best southern recipes, by cooking up this aromatic Creole dish.


3. Fried Green Tomatoes

No one does fried green tomatoes better than the south. These perfectly crispy green tomatoes will be the ultimate appetizer to serve on Easter. Top with fresh parsley and serve with buttermilk herb ranch.


4. Southern Candied Sweet Potatoes

This candied sweet potato dish is one of the best southern recipes to serve as a side dish on Easter. Delicious and easy, these sweet potatoes can be served on many other holidays as well. The butter and sugar mixture give these potatoes the candied texture.


5. Gumbo

Wanting a taste of New Orleans? This rich, and flavorful dish is packed full of authentic flavors: filled with bacon drippings, shrimp, smoked sausage, and crab. Absolutely delicious. Serve on top of your choice of rice.

6. Hush Puppies

Why not make classic southern recipes to serve on Easter? Hush puppies are a great way to start off your aster celebrations. Add some chopped jalapenos to add some kick to your feast.


7. Shrimp and Grits

This southern staple can be served for breakfast, lunch, or dinner: loaded with savory shrimp, cheddar cheese, and bacon. These southern recipes are the ultimate comfort food, perfect to serve on Easter.


8. Southern Buttermilk Cornbread

Buttermilk cornbread makes for the perfect southern side dish. Generally, in the South, cornbread is made using drippings from fat. If you prefer a sweeter cornbread, add a couple of tablespoons of honey or sugar.

9. Blackened Catfish

The blackened technique gives this catfish a crispy sear, allowing for the spices to seep into the fish. One of the best traditional southern recipes, this catfish will leave you and your family wanting to eat on Easter all day long.


10. Southern Peach Cobbler

There’s nothing better than the gooey fresh peaches in this southern peach cobbler recipe. The slices of peaches are seasoned with nutmeg, cinnamon, and vanilla. The homemade flaky crust makes this one of the best southern recipes.

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11. Sweet Potato Pie

No need to miss out using bold colors and flavors for your Easter feast. This sweet potato pie is baked using Stokes Purple sweet potatoes. A slight twist from the classic sweet potato pie recipe, this southern recipe is as good as it looks. Simply delectable.

12. Beignets

These golden beignets can be easily fried up at home. No need to make a trip down to New Orleans, in just a few steps you and your family can be eating these up for an Easter breakfast. Top with powered sugar, and pair it with a big cup of coffee.


13. Southern Style Bread Pudding

Bread pudding is the ultimate southern comfort food, perfect to serve on Easter. The Southern Bourbon Sauce gives this bread budding a delectable flavor. The added raisins add much depth to this southern recipe.


14. Peach Ice Cream

Prepare for Spring by making this light, and delicious ice cream to serve on Easter. Using fresh peaches gives this ice cream the most delicious flavor. Add an extra half a cup of sugar more to make this ice cream sweeter. Southern recipes don’t get better than this.

15. Carrot Cake

Who ever said no carrot cake on Easter? No one. Ever. With a homemade cream cheese frosting, and a moist cake, this recipe will be cherished for many years to come. There’s no such thing as an Easter celebration without these southern recipes.

Which of these southern recipes will be your favorite this Easter? Comment below and let us know which recipes you plan on serving!
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