12 decadent comfort food recipes to weather the weather

The chilly weather and having to snuggle indoors are definitely excuse to indulge in some of your favourite comfort food dishes and winter recipes.

From warm, cheesy pasta dishes to creamy soup, mouthwatering stew to steamy chocolatey pudding, these are some of the comfort food that melt our hearts, right?

We’ve searched the net for some yummy comfort food recipes that will not only give you that warm, fuzzy feeling all over, but make this winter a bit more bearable as you munch away and snuggle up with your loved ones.

Pizza Macaroni & Cheese

Who knew pizza could get any better? Well, it just did. Try this delicious crispy pepperoni and bubbling pasta recipe we found on Delish.com.

Pizza-Mac-and-Cheese

Skillet Biscuit Pot Pie

A few things will warm your heart quite like this pot pie recipe. Golden brown puff pastry biscuits, with a creamy chicken and garlic filling are all the comfort you need. Find the recipe on Delish.com.

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Choc Cherry Self-Saucing Pudding

Chocolate is definitely the ultimate comforting treat in winter, right? This chocolate cherry gooey pudding recipe we found on Taste is the perfect winter warmer.

Choc-Cherry-Pudding

Rosemary Potato Tart

Easier to prepare, this tart will not only impress your family or guests, but is decadent in every way. Made with pie dough, loads of cream cheese, russet potatoes and rosemary, you can find this wonderful comfort food recipe on Delish.com.

rosemary-potato-tart

Baked Popcorn Chicken

How about instead of snuggling in front of the TV with ordinary, plain popcorn, snack on crispy coated chicken ‘popcorn’ served with your favourite dip.  The chicken popcorn recipe can be found on Delish.

popcorn-chicken

Coconut Curry Cauliflower Soup

Soup and winter are synonymous, and there are amazing soup recipes you can try out. Like this one – a delicious curry soup made with cauliflower, coconut milk and broth. Get the full recipe from Delish here.

cauliflower-soup

Creamy Sundried Tomato Baked Shells

Stuff giant pasta shells with ricotta, parmesan cheese, mozzarella and spinach and bake in a mouthwatering sundried tomato, garlic and onion sauce, topped with even more cheese. Click here for this recipe from Delish.

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Salted Caramel Dumplings

A sweet and salty caramel treat you can enjoy on a cosy night in, you’ll need a slow cooker, a bit of prep time and just a few basic ingredients for this buttery comfort dish. You can get the full dumplings recipe from Taste here.

Salted-Caramel-Dumplings

Maple Mustard Pulled Pork Sandwiches

This isn’t just any sandwich. It’s filled with deliciously tender pulled pork, marinated in a maple syrup and mustard coating, and apple coleslaw. The perfect treat for a Friday night in. Serve it with crispy potato chips. You can find this recipe from Taste here.

pulled-pork-sandwiches

Sweet Potato and Pork Stew

Pork tenderloin, sweet potato and cinnamon will give you a hearty stew that’s quick to prepare and that will warm you up from the inside. You can serve it with tortillas. Find the full recipe on Food.com here.

Pork-and-Sweet-Potato-Stew

Peppered Beef Soup

This hearty, soul-warming beef sirloin soup can be served in a yummy toasted bread bowl and is filled with healthy veggies to see you through winter. Find the full beef soup recipe on MyRecipes.com.

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Baked Butternut Squash, Raisin and Pine Nut Lasagna

A delightful and healthy alternative to the traditional lasagna we know, this dish is creamy and sweet at the same time, and will leave you feeling satisfied and all cosy inside.  This lasagna recipe is from Food.com.

Butternut-Squash-Lasagna

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