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Lucky Food: New Year’s Day Recipe Roundup

Over 50 recipes designed to ensure luck in the new year.
50+ Lucky New Years Foods

Greens 

Green is the color of money. Show me the greens, and I will show you prosperity.

Crock Pot Collard Greens

Crock Pot Collard Greens
Braised Turnip Greens with Potato

Braised Turnip Greens with Potato

Trinidad Callaloo Soup

Trinidad Callaloo Soup

Diver’s Scallops with Sauteed Kale and Butter Bean Puree

Diver’s Scallops with Sauteed Kale and Butter Bean Puree

Poached Eggs with Sauteed Kale,Mushrooms and Chevre

Poached Eggs with Sauteed Kale,Mushrooms and Chevre

Greek Omelette Roll with Spinach

Greek Omelette Roll with Spinach

Quiche with Swiss Chard and Mushroom

Quiche with Swiss Chard and Mushroom

Sauerkraut

Eat that which is sour, so your life may be sweet.

Pork and Sauerkraut in the Crockpot

Pork and Sauerkraut in the Crockpot

German Sauerkraut Roll
German Sauerkraut Roll
German Sauerkraut Balls
German Sauerkraut Balls
German Burger

Creamy Sauerkraut
Creamy Sauerkraut
Hungarian Cabbage Soup / Kaposzta Leves

Sauerkraut Pizza

Sauerkraut Cabbage Rolls

Sauerkraut Dip with Bacon and Garlic
Sauerkraut Dip with Bacon and Garlic
Old-Fashioned Sauerkraut Salad
Old-Fashioned Sauerkraut Salad

Shchi – Winter Sour Cabbage Soup

Braised Cabbage in Sour Cream

Beans, Lentils, Black-Eyed Peas

These foods are associated with new starts, birth and growth.

Quick Hoppin’ John

Quick Hoppin' John

Easy Crockpot Beans with Ham

Ham and Bean Soup

French Tomato Lentil Soup

Creamy Ham and Beans
Creamy Ham and Beans
Black-Eyed Pea Jambalaya

Spicy Black Eyed Pea Soup

Texas Caviar

Tomato Black-Eyed Pea Soup

Crock Pot Ham and Beans

Cornbread

Like many foods full with seeds, the kernels of corn represent growth and birth. They also go quite nicely with many other lucky New Years foods.

Cracklin’ Corn Bread

Buttermilk Corn Muffins
Buttermilk Corn Muffins
Southern Pecan Corn Muffins

Pork

Pork is a nice sweet meat. And also very lucky, since pigs root forward for food, signifying uncovering of fortune, new starts, and progress.

Crock Pot Pulled Pork

Tacos de Carnitas (Shredded Pork Soft Tacos)

Szechuan Twice Cooked Pork

Pulled Pork with South Carolina Mustard Barbecue Sauce

Pork Chops in Sour Cherry Sauce

Pork Vindaloo

Eggs

Eggs are the quintessential representation of the cycle of rebirth, growth and continued life.

Curry Scrambled Eggs

Deviled Egg Salad

Coddled Eggs

Scrambled Eggs with Tomato and Dill
Scrambled Eggs with Tomato and Dill
Sriracha Deviled Eggs
Sriracha Deviled Eggs
Potato Stuffed Deviled Eggs

Unholy Eggs
Unholy Eggs
Bacon-Cheddar Deviled Eggs

Noodles

In some Asian cultures, long noodles signify long life. Live to the fullest!

Honey Sriracha Sesame Noodles

Whole Fish

An Asian symbol of prosperity.

Grilled Florida Pompano
Grilled Florida Pompano

Pomegranates

Pomegranates represent the fullness of the womb with seed, new starts, and abundance.

Salad Irooni

Salad Irooni

Grapes

Chock full of seeds, grapes are very masculine, and signify new beginnings. Also associated with Bacchus and Dionysus, who are associated with wine, partying, and finer things. Celebrate!

Just Like Dewey’s Candied Walnut and Grape Salad

Goat Cheese, Grape and Pistachio Truffles

Corned Beef

This traditional Irish lucky food was preserved during the winter months to ensure new life in Spring.

Crock Pot Glazed Corned Beef Brisket
Crock Pot Glazed Corned Beef Brisket
Corned Beef Hash

Reuben Sandwich

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