Official Meal of Oklahoma

Oklahoma State Meal

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Black-eyed peas; an essential ingredient of Oklahoma's official state meal

Black-eyed peas; an essential ingredient of Oklahoma's official state meal.  Photo by MzScarlett / A.K.A. Michelle/Flickr (Use Permitted with Attribution).

Official State Meal of Oklahoma

Oklahoma designated an official state meal In 1988.  All Food Symbols

Oklahoma's official meal is an extensive menu that reflects the state's historic and present-day agriculture and the cultural backgrounds of Oklahoma residents (Louisiana is the only other state that has recognized a state meal).

The Menu

The official state meal of Oklahoma consists of fried okra, cornbread, barbecue pork, squash, biscuits, sausage and gravy, grits, corn, strawberries (state fruit), chicken fried steak, pecan pie, and black-eyed peas. 

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Images

Fresh butternut squash; squash is part of the Oklahoma state meal.  Photo by Julian Fong/Flickr (use permitted with attribution/share alike).

Fresh butternut squash

Perfect cornbread muffins; crispy and delicious!  Photo by Ted Major/Flickr (use permitted with attribution/share alike).

Perfect cornbread muffins

Okra; fried okra is on the menu of the official meal of Oklahoma.  Photo by Rebecca Wilson/Flickr (use permitted with attribution).

Chopped okra

Bowl of grits; an essential part of the official Oklahoma state meal.  Photo by Kevin Chan/Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution).

Bowl of grits

BBQ'd pork ribs; barbecued pork is part of the official meal of Oklahoma.  Photo by cookiespi/Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution/no derivative works).

Barbecued pork ribs

Homemade biscuit; an essential part of the Oklahoma state meal.  Photo by Stacy Spensley/Flickr (use permitted with attribution).

Homemade biscuit

Sausage gravy; usually ladled over biscuits during the Oklahoma state meal.  Photo by Sean T Evans/Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution/no derivative works).

Sausage gravy

Sweet corn; fresh and delicious.  Photo by Rosana Prada/Flickr (use permitted with attribution).

Sweet corn

Perfect pecan pie; photo by Robb & Jessie Stankey on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike).

Pecan pie

Fresh strawberries; you can almost smell them.  Photo by U.S. Department of Agriculture/Flickr (use permitted with attribution).

Fresh strawberries

Chicken fried steak; on the menu of Oklahoma's official state meal.  Photo by I Believe I Can Fry/Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution).

Chicken fried steak