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Winter warmer recipes

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Keep cosy indoors with our top winter dishes. From comforting one-pots and steaming soups to indulgent puddings and filling salads, you won't even notice the cold.

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  • Bowl of vegetable & lentil soup with spoon

    Winter vegetable & lentil soup

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.68 ratings

    When it's cold outside, treat yourself to a healthy homemade vegetable soup, packed with immunity-supporting vitamin C and four of your 5-a-day

  • Marmalade & whisky bread & butter pudding

    Marmalade & whisky bread & butter pudding

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.35 ratings

    The ultimate grown-up comfort food, use leftover fruit bread or even croissants instead of the bread if you prefer

  • Beef & vegetable casserole in a cast iron pot with wooden spoon

    Beef & vegetable casserole

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.528 ratings

    A traditional braised beef stew with thick, rich gravy – an ideal recipe for cheap cuts, as slow-cooking guarantees a tender dish

  • Next level sausages and mash served on a plate

    Bangers and mash with onion gravy

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.13 ratings

    Make sausages and mash with love and you're in for a real treat. We’ve perfected this recipe to make it the very best it can be

  • Slow cooker honey & mustard pork loin carved on a serving plate

    Slow cooker honey & mustard pork loin

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Prep this honey and mustard pork loin in the morning to get a head start on Sunday lunch. Cooking it in a slow cooker creates beautifully succulent meat

  • Sausages with winter veg mash

    Sausages with winter veg mash

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.23 ratings

    Try this simple dish on a cold, wintery evening when only comfort food will do.

  • Muffin-topped winter beef stew

    Muffin-topped winter beef stew

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.170 ratings

    Muffin on stew? You’d better believe it – think of it as a lighter alternative to suet dumplings

  • Sausage & mash pie in a large baking dish and a single serving alongside

    Sausage & mash pie

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.7 ratings

    Enjoy this ingenious take on a family favourite, sausage and mash. It brings the two ingredients together into one hearty pie that can be easily frozen

  • Leek & potato soup garnished with chives, buttered leeks & cream

    Leek & potato soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.286 ratings

    Of the winter soups, leek and potato is one of the most comforting and familiar. This easy Vichyssoise recipe by Darina Allen makes the most of seasonal, local veg

  • Winter panzanella served in a dish

    Winter panzanella

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    Toast cubes of leftover bread for an extra-crunchy panzanella – an Italian salad that's packed with flavour. It makes a great side dish or lunch

  • Squidgy chocolate pear pudding

    Squidgy chocolate pear pudding

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.115 ratings

    This hot, gooey chocolate pud, with dark chocolate and canned pears, can be made ahead and frozen – a perfect no-fuss dinner party dessert

  • One-pot spiced roast chicken served in a casserole dish

    One-pot spiced roast chicken

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Experiment with roast chicken: stuff with a spiced butter and surround with a creamy, tikka-inspired sauce before topping with a punchy green chutney

  • Porchetta ragu served on a plate

    Porchetta ragu

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.20 ratings

    Be inspired by the Italian rolled pork dish, porchetta. This ragu is ideal when you have guests – leave it simmering whilst you entertain

  • Baked rice pudding in a large baking dish

    Classic rice pudding

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Have this creamy rice pudding cooking in the oven while you make dinner and round off your meal with a comforting pud. Serve with jam for a feel-good treat

  • Winter root mash with buttery crumbs

    Winter root mash with buttery crumbs

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.37 ratings

    A little bit of this winter root mash goes a long way - make it a day ahead and cut the stress on Christmas Day

  • The River Cafe's winter minestrone

    The River Cafe's winter minestrone

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.33 ratings

    A really thick, filling minestrone soup - tastes even better after a day

  • Summer-in-winter chicken

    Summer-in-winter chicken

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.745 ratings

    Pining for summer? This simply seasoned chicken fried with beautiful, ripe, cherry tomatoes in a creamy sauce is guaranteed to hit the spot. Add a dollop of pesto for an extra layer of nutty flavours

  • Persian lamb tagine

    Persian lamb tagine

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.31 ratings

    This warming stew is spiced with cinnamon and cumin, and sweetened with apricots and dates - perfect with fluffy couscous

  • Honeyed winter salad

    Honeyed winter salad

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.33 ratings

    Bring summer to winter with this fresh salad - it contains 3 of your 5-a-day too

  • Quinoa with stir-fried winter veg

    Quinoa with stir-fried winter veg

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.24 ratings

    Quinoa is protein-rich, low-fat, gluten-free and makes a nutritious change from rice or pasta

  • Classic winter fruitcake

    Classic winter fruitcake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    This festive icing is easy to use, looks amazing and makes a lighter end to a meal. The perfect centrepiece for Christmas tea

  • Cheese & onion pie with a piece cut out

    Cheese & onion pie

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Put in the extra effort to make this cheese and onion pie and it's sure to please. With homemade pastry, it's as good to eat cold as it is warm

  • Winter tuna Niçoise

    Tuna Niçoise salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.22 ratings

    This colourful tuna Niçoise salad makes the most of storecupboard ingredients - vary it for a special occasion by using fresh tuna.

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