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Comfort food recipes

89 Recipes
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Our comfort food classics will warm you up on a winter's night. Tuck into cheesy pasta bakes, satisfying pies, hearty stews, indulgent puddings and more.


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  • Hunter's chicken served in slices with vegetables

    Hunter’s chicken

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.39 ratings

    What could be more comforting than chicken breasts wrapped in bacon with BBQ sauce and cheese? Serve this easy chicken dish with mash or roast potatoes

  • Steak & chips pie in a dish

    Steak & chips pie

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    Combine steak, chips, red wine gravy and wild mushrooms, then wrap it all up in a pie crust to enjoy one of the best mash-ups we’ve ever come up with

  • The big double cheeseburger & secret sauce served with fries

    The big double cheeseburger & secret sauce

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.26 ratings

    Forget the takeaway and make homemade cheeseburgers – double decker versions. With gherkins, crisp lettuce and a secret sauce, they take some beating

  • Slow cooker pork casserole served in a bowl

    Slow cooker pork casserole

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.89 ratings

    Cosy up on cold nights with our comforting slow cooker pork casserole. Chopped apples would make a great addition – add them in the final hour of cooking

  • A pie dish serving a pear & berry pie

    Pear & berry pie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 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

  • Steak & ale pie served in a pie dish with a slice cut out

    Next level steak & ale pie

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.41 ratings

    Discover the secret ingredients that take the humble steak and ale pie to new levels. But, be warned: one slice just won't be enough

  • Smoky spiced veggie rice served on a plate

    Smoky spiced veggie rice

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.24 ratings

    Try this vegan take on a jambalaya, full of fiery and smoky flavours and bursting with vegetables. It's healthy, low in fat and calories, yet big on flavour

  • Lamb & dauphinoise hotpot

    Lamb & dauphinoise hotpot

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Savour every mouthful of this rich, comforting pie with red wine gravy and potato topping

  • Melty cheese & potato pie

    Melty cheese & potato pie

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.21 ratings

    Drawing from the apres-ski classic tartiflette, this indulgent pie transforms into a cheesy fondue with creamy sliced potatoes and crisp puff pastry

  • Coconut, rum & raisin rice pudding in a bowl

    Coconut, rum & raisin rice pudding

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.13 ratings

    Toast rice in brown butter, cook in coconut cream and lace with rum and raisin syrup to make this rice pudding. It's a world away from school-dinner versions

  • Treacle apple pudding

    Treacle apple pudding

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.15 ratings

    Using fruit purée instead of butter means you can enjoy a comforting steamed sponge pud with less fat - serve with skinny custard

  • Cheesy leek & bacon pasta

    Cheesy leek & bacon pasta

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.92 ratings

    A creamy and comforting quick pasta recipe, ideal for when you're short on time

  • Masala chicken pie

    Masala chicken pie

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.40 ratings

    A Bombay potato-topped coconut curry bake that's healthy and low-fat. Snuggle up with some nutritious comfort food

  • Four chicken & leek pot pies with shortcrust pastry

    Chicken & leek mini pies

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Pear & hazelnut clafoutis served in a dish

    Pear & hazelnut clafoutis

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Combine the flavours of pear and hazelnut to make this stunning dessert. Make sure to serve the clafoutis warm – and don't forget the cream or crème fraîche

  • Satay chicken noodle soup with squash in a wok

    Satay chicken noodle soup with squash

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.16 ratings

    Serve this warming bowl of spicy, nourishing chicken noodle soup whenever you fancy some comfort food. You can make the base a day or two before serving

  • A plate serving IPA treacle tart

    IPA treacle tart

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    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

  • Bombay potato omelette served in a frying pan

    Bombay potato omelette

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Make this comforting Bombay potato omelette as an easy lunch or simple supper. To serve, top with a drizzle of yogurt or raita and some chilli sauce

  • A bowl of chilli con carne garnished with chopped avocado, red onion and coriander

    Next level chilli con carne

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.40 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

  • Chorizo bean burgers

    Chorizo bean burgers

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.43 ratings

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

  • Arroz al horno served in a dish with a wooden spoon

    Arroz al horno (baked rice)

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.9 ratings

    Combine pork belly, black pudding and bacon lardons in this Spanish rice dish. Meaty and filling, it feeds eight with little effort and is perfect for a cold night

  • A casserole dish serving fish pie

    Next level fish pie

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.15 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


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