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15 Coziest Comfort Food Recipes

Despite the freezing temps and too-short days, the best part of winter is the food the comes along with it. We're talking soups and stews, creamy casseroles, cheesy pastas, and more. Here are our favorite comfort food recipes!

Date Night Rigatoni with Sausage and Kale

AMAZING rigatoni with sausage, kale, tomato cream sauce, Parmesan, and red pepper flakes! Perfect for date night!

The Best Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

So creamy, so fluffy, and SO GOOD. From start to finish in 30 minutes, all in one pot!

Vegetarian Swedish Meatballs

These veg meatballs are FOR REAL! Meatballs made with wild rice and mushrooms, served with savory brown gravy. Easy and yummy!

Mac and cheese piled high in a bowl.

Instant Pot Mac and Cheese

Mac and cheese made with 5 real food ingredients. This is SO MUCH BETTER than any mac and cheese I’ve ever had!

Loaded Caprese Grilled Cheese

This grilled cheese is loaded with basil pesto, a thick and chunky garlic butter tomato sauce, and fresh mozzarella cheese, all on grilled sourdough bread. The perfect taste of summer.

Chicken Tetrazzini baked in a pan with wooden spoon.

Chicken Tetrazzini

Egg noodles, sautéed mushrooms, roast chicken all baked together with a béchamel sauce.

Creamy Potato Soup in bowl with a spoon.

Basic + Awesome Creamy Potato Soup

So simple and all-homemade, with carrots, celery, potatoes, milk, butter, flour, and bacon. perfect comfort food with no canned cream-of-anything soups.

A pot of stew on a blue tablecloth.

Life Changing Instant Pot Beef Stew

6 ingredients, 45 minutes, SO EASY. The perfect, comforting meal for all those chilly fall and winter days.

Sweet potato tater tot hotdish

Southwest Sweet Potato Tater Tot Hotdish

This sweet potato tater tot hotdish is a spicy twist on the original – loaded with peppers, corn, black beans, homemade queso sauce, and tots! YUM!

A meaty chili with beans.

The Best Sunday Chili

Beef, bacon, tomatoes, chopped veggies, beans, and spices – it’s a cozy weather weekend essential!

A spatula lifting up enchiladas verdes.

Simple Enchiladas Verdes

Enchiladas Verdes, with a simple homemade roasted tomatillo sauce that will make your tastebuds rock out. Plus chicken and cheese and tortillas. Super yum.

Creamy Tomato Lasagna Florentine

This lasagna is so deliciously comforting and simple. Noodles, tomato sauce, and a creamy spinach layer!

White hand holding a spoon in a bowl of Wild Rice Soup. There's broken crusty bread by the soup bowl.

Instant Pot Wild Rice Soup

The BEST Wild Rice Soup – in the Instant Pot! So creamy and simple and ready in an hour. Perfect for fall/winter nights!

A pot of vegetarian shepherd's pie.

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

Saucy mushrooms, carrots, and peas topped with creamy mashed potatoes. Real food meets comfort food!

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Chicken Pot Pie with Biscuits

Sautéed shallots and thyme, a splash of white wine, creamy chicken, peas, and carrots all baked under a homemade biscuit topping.

One More Thing!

Looking for even more luxurious cozy foods? Check out a list of all of our Holiday Series recipes!

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