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Down Home Southern Recipes

190 Down Home, Country & Cajun recipes listed A-Z! Fun recipes, Historic Mini Tutorial, Pictures & Stories! Enjoy delicious New Orleans' sandwiches: Muffalettas, Po' Boys, Baguettes & Southern Fried Chicken and more! Enjoy!! Love, Vera

(192 Recipes) Created by VEHAMILTON1

Recipes in this Collection

Southern Hospitality
(no ratings)

Take a look at some of the delightful Southern cities and their recipes like Ambrosia, Georgia Cracker Salad, Mississippi Mud Pie and Watermelon Upside Down Cake!

This is a collection of some of the most interesting regional recipes from our Spark Brothers and Sisters.


Submitted by VEHAMILTON1

Southern Hospitality
(no ratings)

This cook book is like a diary of places that I have visited and enjoyed!

I found some great recipes to reflect the different Southern cities and towns that I think you will enjoy too!

For more recipes from the South, see my Sparkpeople cookbook "Take A Bite Off The Wild Side!" at:

Submitted by VEHAMILTON1

Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)

Low calorie, low fat treat!

Submitted by 4KRYSTAL4

Carbs: 6.3g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 0.6g | Calories: 71.1
Orange Pineapple Ambrosia
Incredible! 5.0/5
(4 ratings)

A lighter version of great granny's recipe!

Submitted by ELAINEHN

Carbs: 19.1g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 2.8g | Protein: 1.1g | Calories: 78.6
Alligator- Gator Ribs
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Good Eating!

Adapted from: Florida Magazine

Submitted by VEHAMILTON1

Carbs: 10.8g | Fat: 7.8g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 19g | Calories: 180.6
Alligator - Gator Bites
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Native Seminole Indian Braves caught alligators in Florida and other southern states for meat and for the thick leather to trade.

Submitted by VEHAMILTON1

Carbs: 7.4g | Fat: 7.5g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 4.6g | Calories: 117.1
Low-Fat Apple Pie
Very Good 4.9/5
(13 ratings)

This easy apple pie recipe is low in fat and boasts no added sugar!

Submitted by STUTTERBOX

Carbs: 15.4g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 0.6g | Calories: 106.6
Easy Low-Fat Southern Banana Pudding
Very Good 4.6/5
(34 ratings)

a Jell-O Classic

Submitted by TRAVELCHICK67

Carbs: 31.8g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 4.8g | Calories: 208
Slow Cooker Pulled BBQ Beef Southern Style
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Submitted by CARHOLLE

Carbs: 24.8g | Fat: 6.1g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 35.4g | Calories: 303.1
Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Roast
Very Good 4.6/5
(300 ratings)

A very easy way to make pulled pork in the slow cooker. This is a tangy BBQ sauce.

Submitted by SLCOLMAN

Carbs: 12.3g | Fat: 11.9g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 32.4g | Calories: 296.9
Yummy BBQ Sauce
Very Good 4.8/5
(19 ratings)

I made this one day out of desperation. Forgot the BBQ sauce at the store.. but I am so glad that I did.

Submitted by JENN224

Carbs: 7.1g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.1g | Calories: 37.3
Farmhouse Barbecue Muffins
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)

Submitted by B8WOOD

Carbs: 18.7g | Fat: 17.1g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 12.5g | Calories: 281.5
Beef with Red Wine Sauce - Southern Living
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Submitted by ELIZWCLARK

Carbs: 13.1g | Fat: 6.3g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 37.1g | Calories: 286.5
Granny's Liver and Onions
Very Good 4.6/5
(16 ratings)

I love liver! It is great with smothered, sliced red potatoes, grits, or mashed potatoes. Add some green beans and you're all set.

Submitted by MSCAT3851

Carbs: 7.7g | Fat: 9.7g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 14.7g | Calories: 186.4
Incredible! 5.0/5
(4 ratings)

Submitted by WIEBS47

Carbs: 17.5g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 2.9g | Calories: 121.1
Homemade Sausage Gravy & Biscuits
Very Good 4.2/5
(13 ratings)

Just like grandma used to make

Submitted by METSMES

Carbs: 35.5g | Fat: 23.5g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 14.4g | Calories: 422.5
Mushroom 'Sausage' Gravy
Good 3.7/5
(36 ratings)

Growing up in the South, sausage gravy was a staple on our breakfast table, so I wanted to create a healthier version--with a secret ingredient.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 9.3g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 4.8g | Calories: 115.4
Good 3.8/5
(6 ratings)

An excellent breakfast meal that's very filling. Plus, it's good for you!

Submitted by CAFEBEATTY

Carbs: 22.7g | Fat: 4.9g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 6.4g | Calories: 162.6
Beaufort Boil ~ Family Night
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(4-6 Servings)
Fresh Water
2 Bottles of Beer if you want
1c Old Bay Seasoning or Crab Boil
1c Zataran Cajun Seasoning
3T Whole Black Peppercorns
2c Lemons
2 lbs. Crab or Crab Legs
2 lbs. New Red Potatoes
2 lbs. Turkey Smoked, Kielbasa or Hot Sausages
1 Large Vidalia Onions
4 Large Ears of Corn, cut into quarters
2 lbs. Large Unpeeled Fresh Shrimp
(Use 4 lbs. of shrimp if you have no crab legs) (cont...)

For more information on the Beaufort Boil Party, go to:
"Take A Bite Off The Wild Side!"

Submitted by VEHAMILTON1

Carbs: 44.5g | Fat: 18.6g | Fiber: 8.3g | Protein: 96g | Calories: 717.6
Beaufort Boil Party ~ Shrimp Cocktail Sauce
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1 c Ketchup
1/2 t Splenda
1 t Salt
1 t Black Pepper
4 t Lemon Juice 4 tsp
1/8 t Tabasco Sauce
1 t Worcestershire Sauce
4 Garlic Cloves

Mix together the ketchup, Splenda, salt, pepper, lemon juice, Worcestershire and Tabasco Sauce to the bowl. Finely chop the garlic and add it to the bowl. Mix well and chill before serving. (cont...)

For more information on the Beaufort Boil Party, go to:
"Take A Bite Off The Wild Side!"

Submitted by VEHAMILTON1

Carbs: 16.9g | Fat: 0.2g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 0.8g | Calories: 53.4
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