New Year Good Luck Recipes

Good Luck Recipes

good luck recipes

Do you follow traditions such as preparing Good Luck Recipes for New Year’s eve? Some cultures believe that there are some good luck recipes that should be served in hope of having more luck, prosperity and good health for the coming new year. We could all use some extra luck right? So why not try to ring in the new year with a feast of these delicious good luck food. Anyway, you’ve got nothing to lose but instead you’ll have a feast of yummy food to enjoy with your family and friends.

Here are some Good Luck Recipes to try:

FruitsFor good fortune all year round, serve round shaped fruits. Pineapple are also believed to be lucky because it symbolizes eye for opportunities. While pomegranate are served for abundance and fertility.

Here are some recipes for fruits:

fruit kabobs

Greens – It is believed that the more greens you eat the more fortune you get because green is the color of money and greens like cabbage, collards and kale resembles money.

Here are some good luck recipes for cabbage:


BeansSymbolizes lots of money because they look like coins. Eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day is a popular Southern tradition that is thought to bring prosperity.

hoppin john

Here are some beans recipes:

Corned Beef – It is an Irish tradition to have corned beef and cabbage on New Year’s day for good luck and prosperity.


Try our super easy and delicious Corned Beef recipe plus we have tips on whether you should buy point cut or flat cut corned beef.

Fish – Fish symbolizes moving forward for the New Year. They are also considered auspicious because they swim together which represents abundance.

Here are some of our good luck recipes for fish:


Noodles – Asian culture always serve noodles for birthday and special occasions because it symbolizes long life. So make sure to serve long noodles.

Here are some good luck recipes for noodles:

low mein

Pork – Eating pork on the first day of the New Year is believed to bring good fortune. Pigs symbolizes abundance of food and the animal pushes forward, rooting itself in the ground before moving which symbolizes progress. This is a tradition by the German and Pennsylvania Dutch.

Here are some good luck recipes for pork:


Cake – Cake and other baked round pastries like donuts also represents good fortune for the New year. You can also serve sweet and sticky desserts because it symbolizes a happy and close family.

good luck recipes

Like our list of good luck recipes? Here are some more New Years eve party ideas:

Do you have more Good Luck Recipes? Share it with us below in the comment section.