Southern Recipes Everyone Should Make in 2019
Many people make resolutions to cook more in the new year, and these Southern recipes are the best place to start. Recipes like Mini Bananas Foster Sticky Buns and Croissant Breakfast Casserole will be a hit for weekend brunch. When it’s time to have company over, Southern appetizers like Fried Deviled Eggs and Egg Salad Sandwiches will keep your guests happy. At dinnertime, these Southern recipes will come to the rescue on the busiest weeknights. Homestyle Ground Beef Casserole and Sheet Pan Fried Pork Chops will fill your family up and save you tons of time in the kitchen. When it’s time for something sweet, turn to the classic oldies like Oatmeal Cream Pies and newcomers like Spiced Pecan Pie Bars for stealing the show. Count on these classics for making mealtime feel more like home.
Chubba Bubba's Broccoli Salad
This easy version of broccoli salad features frozen broccoli plus cauliflower and chopped carrot for added color and crispness.
Cinnamon Roll Pancakes
Recipe: Cinnamon Roll Pancakes
Get that cinnamon roll taste you love without kneading a single piece of dough. We call that a win.
Crustless Ham and Spinach Quiche
Recipe: Crustless Ham and Spinach Quiche
This easy quiche can stand in as weekend brunch, lunch meal prep, or quick dinner.
Dutch Baby Pancake
Recipe: Dutch Baby Pancake
Get acquainted with the Dutch baby, because it’s going to be your new favorite Saturday morning brunch treat.
Sausage-Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole
This foolproof breakfast casserole recipe is the trustiest one in our recipe box.
Buttermilk Breakfast Scones
Recipe: Buttermilk Breakfast Scones
These tender scones look and taste fresh from the bakery, but they only take 30 minutes from start to finish.
Croissant Breakfast Casserole
Recipe: Croissant Breakfast Casserole
If you need a make-ahead breakfast to serve a crowd, trust us and make this one.
Mini Bananas Foster Sticky Buns
Cinnamon Roll Casserole
Recipe: Cinnamon Roll Casserole
Big-batch cinnamon rolls? Sign us up.
Fried Deviled Eggs
Recipe: Fried Deviled Eggs
We totally went there, and you have to try it, too.
Southwest Black-Eyed Pea Dip
Recipe: Southwest Black-Eyed Pea Dip
Consider this Southwest-meets-Southern dip your new go-to tailgate recipe for the year.
Egg Salad Sandwiches
Recipe: Egg Salad Sandwiches
Southern luncheons, showers, and picnics are practically required to have an egg salad recipe on the lineup, and you’re going to love this finger-sandwich version.
Gourmet Grilled Cheese with Bacon
Clementine-and-Collard Greens Salad
Classic Macaroni Salad with Ham
Recipe: Classic Macaroni Salad with Ham
If you like vintage recipes, this cold pasta salad is reminiscent of popular layered salads of the past.
Recipe: Melting Potatoes
Crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, melting potatoes are going to be the side dish you can’t get enough of this year.
Homestyle Ground Beef Casserole
Recipe: Homestyle Ground Beef Casserole
Ground beef is a budget-friendly weeknight favorite at dinnertime, and this oh-so-comforting casserole will be your new favorite way to use it.
Skillet Vegetable Pie with Goat Cheese
Recipe: Skillet Vegetable Pie
If you’re aiming for meatless Mondays or simply want to add more veggie-forward dinners to your lineup this year, a one-dish recipe is the easiest place to start.
Oven-Fried Pork Chops with Sweet Potatoes and Green Beans
This easy sheet pan supper gets you crispy fried pork chops plus sides in less than an hour.
Lemon-Garlic Butter Shrimp and Broccoli
Healthy, easy, and ready in a flash, this recipe checks every box we look for in a successful supper.
Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup with Bacon
There’s nothing better than a warm, comforting soup straight from the slow cooker on a chilly night—unless you add bacon, then it is better.
Healthy Turkey Lasagna
Recipe: Healthy Turkey Lasagna
This lasagna recipe will satisfy carb cravings without blowing your health goals out of the water.
Mom’s Roast Beef
Recipe: Mom’s Roast Beef
Tender roast beef, straight from your oven—just be sure to let this dish rest before slicing so you don’t lose all that flavorful juice.
Ham and Noodle Casserole
Recipe: Ham and Noodle Casserole
Whether for a potluck or busy weeknight supper, this comfy casserole uses whatever pantry staples you have on hand.
Easy Catfish Tacos with Slaw
Recipe: Easy Catfish Tacos with Slaw
Fried catfish is a Southern mainstay, but we lightened it up by oven “frying” it and pairing it with a light slaw for a tasty Southern taco.
Buttermilk-Soaked, Bacon-Fried Chicken in Gravy
Can you say cheat day? If you’re going to go all-out comfort food, this supremely Southern dish is always here for you.
Lemon-Lime Meringue Pie
Chocolate Éclair Cake
Recipe: Chocolate Éclair Cake
This stunning chocolate éclair cake is worth every minute of effort you put into it, and every guest will think so.
Recipe: Seven-Layer Cookies
This cookie recipe is a vintage one we’re bringing back in 2019. Why? Not only was it the first-ever bar cookie featured in the magazine, but because it’s absolutely amazing.
New Orleans Beignets
Recipe: New Orleans Beignets
If you’ve never made these fluffy confections at home, this year is the perfect time to try.
Coconut Pound Cake
Recipe: Coconut Pound Cake
A slice of this pound cake can fix problems from even the worst days.
Spiced Pecan Pie Bars
Recipe: Spiced Pecan Pie Bars
When the holidays roll around, surprise guests with this twist on pecan pie that’s anything but boring.
Cornbread Pudding with Whiskey Caramel
If you’ve never made bread pudding at home, this super-Southern take on it is an amazing place to start.
Homemade Oatmeal Cream Pies
Recipe: Homemade Oatmeal Cream Pies
This nostalgic recipe will delight both kids and adults.