4 Traditional Southern Comfort Recipes

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Quick and Easy Traditional Southern Comfort Recipes The holidays may have come to an end, but that doesn’t mean that the delicious meals have to. Gather your loved ones around the dinner table, and warm up with these delicious traditional southern comfort recipes.

Bacon Shrimp and Cheddar Grits

A delicious blend of land and sea, this dish is perfect for family and friends.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 cup of corm grits
  • 4 tbsp. butter, divided
  • 1 cup of shredded cheddar
  • 6 slices of bacon
  • 1 lb. large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tsp. of dried oregano
  • ¼ tsp. of paprika
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • ½ of a lemon, juiced

Georgia Peach Pie

This delectable pie is an old southern favorite. It makes mouths water before it’s even out of the oven.

Crust Ingredients:

  • 2 ⅔ cups of all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. of sugar
  • ¾ tsp. of salt
  • 1 stick of cold, unsalted butter
  • ½ cup and 1 tbsp. of cold, solid vegetable shortening
  • ½ cup of ice water

Filling Ingredients:

  • 8 large, ripe peaches (3 ½ pounds)
  • ¾ cup of sugar
  • 1 ½ tbsp. of fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup and 1 tbsp. of all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ tbsp. of unsalted butter, thinly sliced
  • Egg wash: 1 egg yolk mixed with 2 tbsp. water

Sausage Gravy

Start your day off right with this southern classic.

Ingredients:

  • ½ lb. of Italian sausage
  • 2 tbsp. of all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups of whole milk
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Pinch of cayenne
  • Biscuits, for serving

New South Chicken and Dumplings

Tired of the same chicken soup you’ve had all winter? You’ll love this hearty southern alternative.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of unbleached, all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp. of baking powder
  • 1 tbsp. of chopped, fresh, flat-leaf parsley
  • Coarse kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup of whole milk
  • 3 tbsp. of unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp. of canola oil
  • 3 carrots, cut into ½ in. rounds
  • 1 sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 6 cups of chicken stock
  • 2 pounds of boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 10 oz. of fresh baby spinach

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