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Really Lucky Foods - 38 recipes

When the New Year rolls around, it's important to pack your plate with foods that are full of good luck. Inspired by different traditions around the world, these recipes are sure to bring you good fortune.

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By traciesparks

Rate this recipe 4.4/5 (19 Votes)
Black-Eyed Peas with Bacon 1 Picture
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Servings 8
Preparation time 20
Cooking time 200

  • 1-pound dried black-eyed peas, rinsed and sorted to remove pebbles if necessary
  • 1/2-pound bacon, cooked and crumbled, plus more to garnish, optional
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • salt to taste

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A real Southern favorite, black-eyed peas are traditionally served on New Year's Day to bring good luck

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These delicious seared pork chops with roasted grapes are very simple to prepare

  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 4 pork chops, boneless, skinless
  • 2 to 3 cups seedless red grapes, pulled from the stems
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano
  • Coarse salt and pepper
4.5/5 (2 Votes)

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This refreshing twist on the classic vodka and ginger beer cocktail is perfect for the holiday season! Garnish with...

  • GINGER LIME SUGAR:
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • Zest of half a lime
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger, freshly grated
  • POMEGRANATE MOSCOW MULE:
  • 2.5 ounces 100% pomegranate juice
  • 1 ounce vodka
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lime juice (reserve the lime wedges)
  • Ice cubes
  • 6 ounces ginger beer (Fever-Tree Premium Ginger Beer is great!)
  • Pomegranate arils, for garnish
4.6/5 (9 Votes)

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Cabbage, Cucumber and Fennel Salad with Dill is crunchy and refreshing, with a rich and tangy crème fraîche vineg...

  • 1 1/4 pounds Savoy cabbage, very thinly sliced on a mandoline (6 cups)
  • 1 medium sweet onion, very thinly sliced on a mandoline
  • 1 1/2 pounds fennel bulbs, halved, cored and very thinly shaved on a mandoline
  • Ice water
  • 1 seedless cucumber, halved lengthwise and sliced crosswise 1/8 inch thick
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 cup crème fraîche
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup dill, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons poppy seeds
4.4/5 (5 Votes)

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Sautéed kale and treviso radicchio tossed with pickled raisins, pears and chopped hazelnuts drizzled with a little...

  • PICKLED RAISINS:
  • 1 bunch treviso radicchio
  • Walnut oil or another nut oil, to season
  • Maldon sea salt, to season
  • Sherry vinegar, to season
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small bunch kale, stems removed and torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 cup strained pickled raisins (recipe below)
  • 2 ripe pears, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup toasted and roughly chopped hazelnuts
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 3 sprigs thyme, leaves picked off
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
4.5/5 (4 Votes)

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Broccoli Grape and Pasta Salad has the perfect blend of flavors and textures, with the added crunch from toasted pe...

  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 (16-ounce) package farfalle (bow-tie) pasta
  • 1 pound fresh broccoli
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup diced red onion
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups seedless red grapes, halved
  • 8 cooked bacon slices, crumbled
4.6/5 (85 Votes)

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The addition of maple syrup adds sweetness and a welcoming warm tone to this delicious pork tenderloin dish

  • Flour, as needed to dust the tenderloins
  • 2 pork tenderloins, about 1 pound each
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 shallots, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
5/5 (6 Votes)

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This creamy rice pudding is easy and delicious, using rice, condensed milk and cinnamon garnished with strawberries...

  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Strawberries, for garnish
  • Mint leaves, for garnsih
4.8/5 (24 Votes)

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This brightly flavored, healthy orzo pasta salad recipe is a bright, refreshing and easy side dish to pair with chi...

  • 1 cup orzo, preferably whole-wheat
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 cups seedless grapes, quartered or halved
  • 1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons red onion, finely chopped
5/5 (4 Votes)

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Cabbage, chicken and ramen noodles

  • SALAD:
  • 2 halves grilled chicken breasts, shredded
  • 1/2 head cabbage
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 2 green onions
  • 1 package Ramen noodles, vegetable or chicken flavored
  • 2 tablespoon sesame seeds, roasted
  • 2 tablespoon slivered almonds, roasted
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 flavor packet from the ramen noodles
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
4.6/5 (37 Votes)

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The key to this delicious lamb recipe is pomegranate juice which creates a great color and depth of flavor to this ...

  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons kosher salt, plus more
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more
  • 4 pounds boneless lamb shoulder, trimmed, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 medium onion, grated
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons parsley or cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate arils
  • 1 tablespoon mint leaves, coarsely chopped
5/5 (2 Votes)

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This delicious Black Eyed Peas recipe starts with the basics but includes some great variations to suit your specif...

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 whole large onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 whole green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 4 cups black-eyed peas (soaked)
  • 5 cups low-sodium (or no-sodium) chicken broth
  • 1 whole ham hock
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Cayenne pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • White or brown rice, for serving
4.8/5 (13 Votes)

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At only 184 calories a serving, this Almond Milk Rice Pudding is a guilt free treat

  • 2 1/2 cups Silk Pure Almond Original or Vanilla
  • 1/3 cup short grain white rice or Arborio rice
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons maple syrup, brown sugar or honey, if using Silk Original
  • 1/2 cup raisins
4.3/5 (45 Votes)

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Delicious mustard and collard greens made even better with the addition of bacon, onions, and a hint of Tabasco sau...

  • 4-ounces slab bacon, about 8 or 9 slices, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 2 large bunches collard greens, stemmed
  • 1 bunch mustard greens, stemmed
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock or canned broth
  • salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Tabasco or hot pepper sauce, optional to taste
4.4/5 (41 Votes)

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Super easy and delicious pork tenderloin wrapped in bacon

  • 1 pork tenderloin
  • 4 slices bacon cut in half
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup celery, finely chopped
  • 1 apple, shredded
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • Salt
  • Pepper
4.8/5 (9 Votes)

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