Main Dishes

Collection by Jena LaBree

The Best Chicken Fried Steak

Rating: 4.5 stars 1453
This chicken fried steak recipe is a Southern dish your family will love!

Mexican Shepherd's Pie

Rating: 4.5 stars 439
This is a Mexican version of the Shepherd's Pie that is so popular in the UK. I decided to try this one night when I did not have any mashed potatoes. Its cheap, quick and easy...and my kids loved it! Serve with a tossed green salad for a great family meal!

My Chili

Rating: 4.5 stars 1350
A basic but flavorful beef and bean chili recipe that's simple to make.

Millie Pasquinelli's Fried Chicken

Rating: 5 stars 296
This crispy fried chicken recipe comes out mouthwateringly juicy each time.

Vegan Broccoli Soup

Rating: 5 stars 177
I love this creamy, tasty recipe that is truly vegan. Stir in coconut milk and nutmeg for an additional rich, nutty flavor.

Vinegar-Based BBQ Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 114
A sweet and tangy BBQ sauce that's easy to make with just 5 ingredients.

Eastern North Carolina BBQ Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 197
Carolina BBQ sauce made with vinegar, brown sugar, cayenne, and hot sauce.

Acapulco Margarita Grouper

Rating: 4.5 stars 131
Sea bass or any firm-fleshed fish may be used if grouper is not available. The grilled fish and fresh salsa are terrific when served with grilled corn and margaritas.

Greek-Style Mahi Mahi

Rating: 3.5 stars 4
Explosion of flavor. Great sides for this dish would include small red potatoes baked with garlic and onions in a mixture of olive oil and butter or grilled zucchini or any other type of squash you like.

Lime-Marinated Mahi Mahi

Rating: 4.5 stars 152
You can substitute a lighter olive oil for the extra-virgin olive oil. Serve over rice.

Accidental Fish

Rating: 4.5 stars 174
This is one of my family's favorite fish recipes for southern cooking. Serve over rice. Steamed vegetables go great with this dish.

Real Homemade Tamales

Rating: 4.5 stars 308
An easy recipe for tender, flavorsome pork tamales from scratch.