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Soul Food Easter Dinner Menu

Can you believe it’s almost Easter? I don’t know about you, but for us, this holiday is all about celebrating the Easter spirit, family gatherings, and, of course, the delicious spread of soul food on the dinner table.

We’re all about keeping it simple with these down-to-earth recipes. We’ve rounded up of our favorite soul food Easter dinner menu ideas that’ll have your loved ones singing your praises.

Picture this: a succulent double smoked ham taking center stage, surrounded by sides like green beans and potatoes, candied yams, and fried cabbage that’s a game-changer.

These soul food Easter recipes are easy, approachable, and perfect for bringing that Southern charm to your table!

Double Smoked Ham


A show-stopping double smoked ham with a rich and flavorful brown sugar bourbon glaze is the perfect centerpiece for special holidays like Easter or even just Sunday dinner. It’s the perfect meal that’ll have everyone coming back for seconds.

The Best Southern Mac and Cheese

Indulge in this Southern soul food-style baked mac and cheese featuring cheddar, Monterey jack, and mozzarella. This recipe uses no roux and is rich, decadent, and comforting. It’s an absolute must-try for anyone looking to savor a taste of the South. 

Green Beans and Potatoes

Fresh green beans and potatoes are simmered in a rich and flavorful broth with smoked turkey, onion, garlic, and seasonings. It’s a classic Southern soul food recipe that’s perfect for Sunday suppers and festive holidays.

Sous Vide Pork Tenderloin

This sous vide pork tenderloin is perfectly tender and juicy with a flavorful golden crust. It’s an easy-to-master recipe perfect for holidays and loved by the whole family!

Creamed Corn Recipe

Sweet, tender corn kernels are simmered in a rich, creamy sauce, making this dish a true comfort classic that’s easy to prepare and impossible to resist. This cream corn recipe only takes 30 minutes to whip up, making it perfect for a quick and satisfying weeknight dinner.

Southern Cabbage Recipe

This Southern cabbage recipe features boiled cabbage in a smoky, meaty broth with seasonings and spices. A savory and succulent Southern side dish that is a staple on our Sunday dinner table!

Southern Candied Yams

These southern candied yams are sweet and buttery and feature brown sugar and warm spices. A traditional soul food candied yams recipe passed down from generation to generation.

Collard Greens Recipe

This soul food Collard Greens recipe features slow simmered greens with smoked ham hocks, onions, and a dash of red pepper flakes. It’s a quintessential Southern comfort food dish that will transport you to a cozy Sunday dinner at grandma’s house. 

Cornbread Dressing


This cornbread dressing recipe is a standout addition to your Easter feast and a true Southern comfort that’s as rich in tradition as it is in taste. It features a blend of moist cornbread and a medley of aromatic veggies like celery, onion, bell peppers, and green onions.

Pork Neck Bones Recipe

Our Pork Neck Bones recipe is a budget-friendly, hearty Southern soul food meal served over rice with cornbread. Prepared in a slow cooker, it’s an easy “set it and forget it” dish that’s full of flavor and rooted in down-home Sunday dinner traditions.

Fried Cabbage Recipe


Southern Fried Cabbage is a comfort food side dish elevated by the combination of crispy bacon, smoked sausage, and a medley of seasonings. Serve it alongside your favorite main for a simple, satisfying, and flavorful meal.

Reverse Sear Prime Rib


Indulge in this holiday centerpiece with our reverse sear prime rib recipe—slow-cooked, seasoned to perfection, and finished with mouthwatering compound butter!

Collard Greens and Cabbage (Mixed Greens)

Collard greens and cabbage (mixed greens) are cooked together, simmered in a flavorful smoky broth, with seasonings, onions, ham hocks, and red pepper flakes. It’s a tried-and-true Sunday soul food side dish that embodies Southern culinary tradition.

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