Spaghetti Bolognese in a pot

Comfort food recipes

46 Recipes

Warming recipes for winter nights.

Next level spaghetti Bolognese


(8 ratings)

Ramp up your usual spaghetti Bolognese with this recipe which throws in a few unorthodox methods and ingredients to deliver the ultimate pasta dish
  • 4 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Baked apple & toffee crumble


(9 ratings)

This comforting bake has it all- circles of apple, buttery brown sugar, plump fruit and spice, all baked under a nutty oat topping
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate bread & butter pudding


(1 rating)

Give bread and butter pudding a makeover with pinwheel swirls, a marmalade glaze and the double-chocolate treatment. Easy comfort food for a lazy weekend
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Next level mac 'n' cheese with Marmite


(7 ratings)

Make this granddaddy of pasta bakes with the salty tang of Marmite, plus mustard and evaporated milk. This is macaroni cheese with added oomph
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pear & berry pie


(0 ratings)

Combine two classic sweets – poached pears and a fruit pie - to make this stunning dessert with a decorative top to impress your dinner guests...
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Next level fish pie


(5 ratings)

Generous chunks of fish in a creamy sauce made with a few secret ingredients, topped with buttery mash and a crispy garnish. Take fish pie to the next level
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort

IPA treacle tart


(1 rating)

Add a little grapefruit zest to bring out the vibrant hop bitterness in this fabulous treacle tart made with pale ale. Scatter over honeycomb shards to serve
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Next level chilli con carne


(7 ratings)

Reinvent this classic comfort food with our one-pan version that is enrichened with peanut butter, espresso powder and dark chocolate. You won't look back...
  • 3 hours and 25 mins
  • More effort

Lamb & Dauphinoise hotpot


(2 ratings)

Savour every mouthful of this rich, comforting pie with red wine gravy and potato topping
  • 4 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy

Melty cheese & potato pie


(3 ratings)

Drawing from the apres-ski classic tartiflette, this indulgent pie transforms into a cheesy fondue with creamy sliced potatoes and crisp puff pastry
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Treacle apple pudding


(10 ratings)

Using fruit purée instead of butter means you can enjoy a comforting steamed sponge pud with less fat - serve with skinny custard
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Homemade custard


(22 ratings)

Once you've cracked your own technique for silky smooth vanilla custard, you'll never go back to tinned...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Cheesy leek & bacon pasta


(46 ratings)

A creamy and comforting quick pasta recipe, ideal for when you're short on time...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Masala chicken pie


(28 ratings)

A Bombay potato-topped coconut curry bake that's healthy and low-fat. Snuggle up with some nutritious comfort food...
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken & leek pot pies


(1 rating)

Individual shortcrust pastry pies with chicken in a cheese, leek and chive sauce. Comfort food at its best.
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Chorizo bean burgers


(21 ratings)

Combine Spanish sausage with the traditional pork variety for a pulse-packed, spicy burger
  • 26 mins
  • Easy

Butternut macaroni cheese


(37 ratings)

This comforting and creamy family pasta bake is given a makeover by adding roasted squash
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Bean & sausage hotpot


(47 ratings)

Warm up after work with this ultimate comfort food dish, just add a buttery dollop of mash
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Griddle scones with honey


(14 ratings)

Quick and easy to make with storecupboard ingredients, griddle scones go perfectly with creamy honey and butter
  • 25 mins
  • Easy