As the temperature begins to dip cozy blankets, slippers and comfort food become the top choices for the fall and winter. Discover over a months worth of cheap and easy comfort food recipes you can prepare for your family.
What Is Comfort Food
Comfort food can be many different things to different people. Overall it’s like a big cozy hug in a bowl. Satisfying, creamy rich dishes that take the edge off the fall and winter season.
Comfort Food Dinner Ideas
When it comes to comfort food and dinner anything with cheese or a rich sauce. Like homemade macaroni and cheese or butter chicken over rice. Lasagna or chili with garlic bread. Pancakes or waffles for dinner with real maple syrup or fruit with a side of whip cream.
Homemade delicious meals is what defines homestyle food. Think homemade from scratch chili or homemade buttermilk fried chicken. Dishes that get passed down from generation to generation. Food that is better when shared.
Cheap & Easy Comfort Food
Comfort food has to be in reality one of the cheapest and easiest meal ideas to prepare. Because comfort food is simple home cooked meals based around satisfying creamy rich, cheesy dishes. Such as chili which is bean and tomato based and cheap on the budget. Or homemade macaroni and cheese made of a creamy cheese sauce and pasta both of which are cheap and easy to make.
Go To Comfort Foods
What are your go to comfort foods? Around our house with three boys macaroni and cheese, pizza and burgers are top picks. Chili, creamy fall soups and any kind of pasta with roasted cheese. I’m a veggie lover so roasted squash, sweet potatoes with all sorts of toppings or a buddha style rice bowl are included in my comfort foods. And our family loves ethnic dishes including butter chicken, enchiladas and perogies and cabbage rolls.
Comfort Food Recipes
The best comfort food or type of comfort foods vary from person to person. But one thing is for sure comfort foods are warming meals perfect for the fall and winter. Below you will find over a months worth of comfort food dishes to add to your meal plan. Simple, easy to prepare meals that are better when shared.
Easy Comfort Food Recipes
Chicken Tetrazzini – The Cozy Cook
Creamy Beef & Shells – Damn Delicious
Creamy Crack Chicken Soup – Diethood
Vegan Ramen Noodles – Eat With Clarity
Salisbury Steak – 40 Aprons
Classic Comfort Food Recipes
Lasagna Soup – I am Baker
Loaded Scalloped Potatoes – Mom On Timeout
Shepherd’ s Pie – Downshiftology
Chicken & Biscuits – The Seasoned Mom
Beef Stroganoff – Fox & Briar
Homestyle Dinner Ideas
Butternut Squash Pasta With Sausage – Julia’s Album
Instant Pot Beef Bourguignon – Recipe Girl
Chicken Pot Pie – Natasha’s Kitchen
Bacon Wrapped Mini Meatloaf – Self Proclaimed Foodie
Creamy Chicken Gnocchi Bake – The College Housewife
Popular Comfort Food Recipes
Instant Pot Zuppa Toscana – Unbound Wellness
Chicken Marsala – Vitaclay
Slow Cooker Jambalaya – It’s Yummi
German Goulash – Garlic & Zest
Stuffed Shells – BruCrew Life
Cheap Comfort Food Recipes
Sausage Gravy & Drop Biscuits – The Slow Roasted Italian
Cabbage Roll Soup – Spaceships & Laser Beams
Sloppy Joes – Love Bakes Good Cakes
Chicken & Dumpling Soup – Heather’s Homemade Kitchen
Tuna Casserole – Easy Budget Recipes
Family Meal Time
Meatball Casserole – Joy Filled Eats
Lasagna – Inside The Rustic Kitchen
Chicken Fried Steak – The Cozy Cook
Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole – Diary of a Real Housewife
Bacon Corn Chowder – The Novice Chef
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