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Soul Food Thanksgiving Menu

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So, we’ve got something special for you – a Thanksgiving menu featuring all of our favorite celebration soul food recipes.

We’ll be adding more mouthwatering dishes throughout November, so be sure to keep coming back for more on creating the ultimate Thanksgiving feast.

Cajun Smoked Turkey

If you’ve never smoked a turkey, this spicy, buttery, ultra-moist bird will have you wanting to make it for weekend dinners as well as holidays.

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. Marrekus makes the best southern candied yams! This recipe was passed down from his grandmother to his mother and then to him. He recalls her peeling and

Southern Cornbread Recipe

Our soul food cornbread recipe is easy to follow and yields a moist, tender crumb. It combines the rich tang of buttermilk with classic ingredients like butter and sugar for a delightful side dish that complements any Southern meal.

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. 

Turkey Brine Recipe

This Turkey Brine Recipe is the secret weapon for a succulent, juicy, and flavor-packed smoked turkey. Say goodbye to dry turkey and hello to a mouthwatering masterpiece with our easy and aromatic brine.

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.

Green Beans and Potatoes

Fresh green beans and red 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.

Southern Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

This southern sweet potato pie has a buttery smooth, silky texture and a harmonious blend of vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. It’s an easy soul food dessert that uses a store-bought pie crust to save time. Serve it warm with a dollop of whipped cream!

Cornbread Dressing

This cornbread dressing recipe is a true soul food 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. 

soul food collard greens

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. 

Sweet Potato Cornbread

This sweet potato cornbread is perfectly moist and flavorful, made with fresh, mashed sweet potatoes,

Peach Cobbler with Canned Peaches

Peach cobbler with canned peaches and flaky pie crust is an easy soul food dessert recipe. Serve it with a scoop of ice cream and enjoy!

Southern Cabbage Recipe (Boiled Cabbage)

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!

Cream Corn Recipe

Sweet, tender corn kernels are simmered in a rich, creamy sauce, making this dish a

Creole Butter Injection for Turkey

This easy Creole Butter Injection recipe features rich, melted butter combined with the vibrant essence of Creole seasonings and spices. It’s sure to make your turkey the star of the show this Thanksgiving.

southern fried catfish

Southern Fried Catfish

This southern fried catfish has a crispy golden brown cornmeal crust and is seasoned to perfection. It’s a real crowd-pleaser and the best recipe for your next fish fry or cookout! 

Soul Food Spaghetti Recipe

Not your average pasta recipe, this soul food spaghetti is made with smoked andouille sausage, onion, and bell pepper. This delicious dish pairs perfectly with fried catfish, collard greens, and cornbread. 

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