Winter evenings call for hearty and filling dinners that warm you from the inside out. In this roundup, we’ve gathered 12 comforting recipes designed to keep you cozy during the cold months. From rich soups to flavorful one-pot wonders, these dishes are sure to become your go-to comfort meals.
Stuffed Bell Pepper Casserole
This recipe for Instant Pot Stuffed Pepper Casserole is a simple, healthy dinner. It will be easy to throw together for a delicious twist on a family classic.
Shrimp Soup Recipe (Sopa de Camarones) from El Salvador
Shrimp soup is a delicious, yet under-shared recipe from El Salvador that you are going to absolutely love! The soup is broth based with just a tiny touch of cream.
Instant Pot Goulash
This Instant Pot Goulash is a delightful blend of meat, pasta, tomato sauce, and cheese. It has a cook time of 6 minutes in the Instant Pot, and will satisfy your family’s cravings without needing to slave away over the stove!
Instant Pot Pizza Pasta Bake
Pizza + Pasta = The Ultimate Dinner Heaven! This Pizza Pasta Bake can be made in your Instant Pot and will be ready to enjoy in under 15 minutes!
Danish Meatballs in a Creamy Gravy
This recipe for Frikadeller is my new favorite for a fall appetizer or main meal. These Danish meatballs come smothered in a creamy, sage gravy that will make you fall in love.
Creamy Beef and Shells in the Instant Pot
This Creamy Beef and Shells in the Instant Pot is a perfect 20 minute dinner. The pasta is cooked in a tomato and cream sauce that mixes deliciously with the beef in the recipe! It is thickened up with parmesan cheese and ready to serve so quickly. You’re going to love it!
Brown Butter Gnocchi with Sage and Walnuts
This brown butter gnocchi with sage and walnuts is the perfect 30 minute dinner! It comes together quickly, and the browned butter adds a depth and richness to the dish. Top it with some parmesan and mwah…. perfection.
Chicken and Rice Soup Recipe
This chicken and rice soup is a new favorite in my kitchen. This chicken and rice soup recipe is delicious, and very low maintenance. It is brothy and flavorful, and the chicken cooks so wonderfully!
Irish Stew Recipe
A good Irish beef stew is meaty, filling and full of great flavor. It’s one of those meals that was born of necessity but has carried on through generations because it is simply so good and so easy to make for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion. It’s particularly popular in the United States on St. Patrick’s Day, but this dish is too good to only be enjoyed once a year.
French Onion Soup
This classic French soup starts with butter and delicious, slowly cooked caramelized onions. The onions are then covered with a rich beef stock and seasoned with a splash of white wine. French Onion Soup is a creamy bowl of comfort food. It may be a labor of love to make, but it is worth every delicious bite!
Cheesy Lasagna Soup
This easy Lasagna Soup recipe has all the ooey-gooey cheesiness and meaty richness of traditional lasagna in one big bowl! It’s a hearty soup that can be made in just 30 minutes for when you are craving lasagna but don’t have the time for layering and baking one. Serve with breadsticks and a copycat Olive Garden salad and you’ve got a delicious and satisfying meal!
Marry Me Chicken
This Marry Me Chicken Recipe, with juicy, crispy chicken thighs smothered in a creamy sundried tomato cream sauce, is perfect for date night. It’s love at first bite! But this delicious chicken recipe is so simple to make, it could also become your new family favorite chicken dinner.