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Winter warmer recipes

46 Recipes

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.

Leek, butter bean & crispy chorizo soup

4.833335

(12 ratings)

Blend leeks and butter beans to make this filling winter soup. Top with crispy chorizo and rosemary for a final flourish and serve with crusty bread
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Mincemeat, cranberry & almond pie

4

(4 ratings)

Make this festive mincemeat, cranberry & almond pie as a warming winter treat for all the family. It contains just five ingredients and is easy to make
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Winter spice cake with chocolate trees

5

(1 rating)

Cut into this stunning cake to reveal gold layers of vanilla and spice sponges. Top with our chocolate Christmas trees or try candy canes or chocolate snowflakes
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Snowman biscuits

4.666665

(9 ratings)

Get little ones to help decorate these festive snowman biscuits. You can bake and freeze the biscuits ahead, then bring them out for a winter’s day activity...
  • 1 hour and 14 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker chicken tikka masala

4.761905

(42 ratings)

Get this chicken tikka masala cooking in the morning and have dinner waiting for you when you get in – it's perfect for a cold winter evening...
  • 4 hours and 50 mins
  • Easy

Winter greens puff pie

5

(2 ratings)

Vegetarian comfort food has never looked so good. This easy, budget-friendly recipe is simple enough to make on a weeknight and great for feeding the family
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Winter panzanella

4.5

(2 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...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Beef & Guinness stew with bacon dumplings

4.235295

(17 ratings)

Cosy up this winter with a hearty stew. This beef and Guinness casserole really packs in the flavour, served with delicious bacon dumplings, cabbage and mash
  • 3 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort

Winter wonderland cake

5

(1 rating)

A great Christmas bake for kids over the holidays. You can use a buttercream to ice the cake, but this frosting is much whiter if you want a snowy effect
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy

Pearl barley, parsnip & preserved lemon tagine

4.333335

(9 ratings)

Make this colourful tagine as an easy veggie meal to feed a crowd. With pearl barley, parsnips and sweet potatoes, it's a great winter dish to fill you up...
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cinnamon butter rum

4

(3 ratings)

Warm up in winter with a glass of fabulously decadent cinnamon butter rum. It's the perfect tipple to enjoy at a festive gathering over the Christmas season...
  • 9 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Stuffed pumpkin

4.7

(10 ratings)

Throwing a vegan dinner party in the autumn or winter months? Bake a pumpkin with a gorgeous stuffing of rice, fennel, apple, pomegranate seeds and pecans
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Celeriac, hazelnut & truffle soup

4.22222

(9 ratings)

Rustle up this healthy vegan celeriac and hazelnut soup as a starter on Christmas Day. Truffle oil adds a bit of luxury, or leave it out for a simple supper on a winter's night...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chinese beef & aubergine hotpot

3.5

(6 ratings)

Make this beef stew when the nights draw in. With aubergine and Chinese spices, the flavours are warming and it's slow-cooked for deliciously tender meat...
  • 3 hours and 50 mins
  • More effort

Roasted squash, pancetta & chestnut risotto

4.6

(5 ratings)

Upping the veg and swapping rice for pearl barley makes a hearty winter warmer that's full of flavour and healthy too. Scatter with Parmesan and enjoy!...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow cooker bone broth

4

(3 ratings)

Leave this bone broth overnight in the slow cooker. It's flavoured with vegetables, bay, lemon and herbs to make it all the more satisfying on a winter's day...
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Winter compote tumblers

4.7

(10 ratings)

Make this the night before and it’ll be ready waiting for you in the fridge in the morning. If you like your almonds crunchy, scatter them on before serving...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Lamb scouse

5

(5 ratings)

This Liverpudlian dish is similar to an Irish stew, with tender lamb and slow cooked veg. It's a real winter warmer and counts as 2 of your 5 a day...
  • 2 hours and 45 mins
  • Easy

Smoky sausage casserole

4.56863

(51 ratings)

Sure to be a family favourite, this warming winter one-pot has gently simmered sausages, hearty cannellini beans and a crunchy breadcrumb topping
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Creamy black dhal with crispy onions

4.40909

(22 ratings)

This super-satisfying, slow cooker curry is packed with iron and fibre. Serve with a choice of tasty garnishes to turn your simple supper into a warming feast
  • 7 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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