Kwanzaa Recipes & Menus

Make this year's Kwanzaa celebration a treat with delicious traditional recipes and menus. Our Kwanzaa recipes serve a crowd so you can celebrate with your whole family. Start your prep with delicious Kwanzaa bread. Pick from sweet potato biscuits, Kwanzaa corn bread, and more. Main dishes are always the highlight of dinner. For your Kwanzaa meal, try African creole, Cajun catfish, jerk chicken, or Groundnut stew, a tasty dish from West Africa. For your side we've got many traditional Kwanzaa recipes, including Jollof rice, collard greens, Kwanzaa slaw, grits, beans and rice, and okra. End your Kwanzaa dinner with a traditional Kwanzaa dessert. Ambrosia, coconut cake, sweet potato bars, and mango pound cake all offer sweet finishes to your holiday evening. Check out our chef-selected Kwanzaa menus to help pick a complete meal that tastes great and will satisfy your hungry guests. Try our fresh Kwanzaa menu that pairs food from Africa and the New World, our tasty Kwanzaa meal that emphasizes fruits and vegetables, or our Southern menu, which spices up dinner with Cajun flavors, cheese grits, and bright, fresh coleslaw.


More Kwanzaa Ideas & Inspiration
Free & Fun Kwanzaa E-Cards

Send a free E-card for the holiday.

Easy Kwanzaa Breads to Bake

These delicious breads are quick to prepare.

Caribbean Carnival

Celebrate with these island-inspired recipes.

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Kwanzaa Parties
  • Caribbean Carnival

    From appetizer to dessert, we have the recipes you need for a festive Caribbean Carnival.

  • Blending Old and New

    This Kwanzaa menu blends traditional African recipes with modern favorites for a delightful meal celebration.

  • Caribbean Favorites

    Our recipes for Jerk Chicken, Red Beans and Rice, and Glazed Mango Pound Cake come together to make a yummy meal du...

  • Celebration Feast

    With an emphasis on fresh fruits and vegetables, this menu celebrates a prosperous Kwanzaa.

  • Southern Brunch

    Have a beautiful brunch with the help of these delicious southern-inspired dishes.



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