There is nothing like comfort food to warm up your belly. It tastes like home, mom, and your neighbor coming to visit. They are also delicious to boot and can be shared with friends or family.
We are a fan of the classics like mac and cheese not we love some recipes that include modern takes on classic dishes. Therefore, we have combined several recipes you can try at home on a cold night before we approach the start of spring.
Whip out your fave apron or recipe book and take notes ( and adjust the waistline of your pants). You are about to delight your soul with ten of these must-try comfort food recipes that you cannot afford to miss.
Buffalo Cauliflower Baked Mac and Cheese
Play up your regular mac and cheese with this buffalo wing-flavored comfort food. This recipe has no meat, but it still manages to deliver. It is packed with butter, lots of cheese, and of course, cauliflower—a must-try.
Bacon, Egg and Cheese Breakfast Burgers
We love a good burger; however, how about a breakfast burger? Think about it. It combines the best aspect of breakfast – bacon, eggs, and cheese. This recipe, therefore, makes it the best comfort food.
Oven-Fried Ranch Chicken
We know you all love fried chicken but have you tried crispy baked chicken. You will still get the same gorgeous flavor. This recipe calls for the chicken to be baked on a wire rack for extreme crispiness.
Garlic Cheese Bread Sticks
Oh, breadsticks, they make our hearts sing. If it’s not obvious yet, you’re going to need a ton of garlic to recreate this treat. This recipe incorporates a buttery center and a toasty top. Moreover, this flatbread has crispy edge perfection.
Chilli Con Carne
We love a good chili. Therefore, chili con carne is never far from our comfort food delights. It can easily be shared with good company when portioned to accommodate numbers. This meal includes onion, pepper, garlic cloves, tomatoes, and several spices for a chili-filled treat.
Next Level Chocolate Fondant
Nothing like an incredible dessert after a great meal. Try this chocolate fondant recipe that takes it to the next level. It combines coffee and caramel for an intense flavor. Moreso, when done right, treat your senses to a molten middle.
Nothing like good pasta for a cozy night in. Try this spaghetti bolognese recipe for added comfort to your day. It combines spaghetti, juicy meatballs, garlic, carrots, celery, onions, carrots, smoked pancetta, and a host of Mediterranean spices. Remember the olive oil.
Chicken Brisket And Brunswick Stew
Pop open an excellent book or podcast because this delicious one-pot meal is going to take a while. However, do not be discouraged by the two-hour wait time because the wait is worth every slow-cooked minute.
This recipe combines chicken and beef flavors with sautéed onions and crushed garlic, a beef soup base, fire-roasted mashed tomatoes, some mustard, pepper, and Worcestershire sauce. Furthermore, the addition of vegetables and barbecued brisket will have you coming back plate after plate.
Southern-Style Collard Greens
We are heading down south for this loaded comfort food favorite. Collard greens are cabbages that do not develop into a head of lettuce. They are also packed with tons of vitamins and are an excellent side dish for southern-style comfort food.
Pack yours with hickory-smoked bacon, sautéed sweet onion, more bacon, sautéed sweet onion, smoked ham, dashes of apple cider vinegar, and garlic. The result is not one your palate will not likely forget.
There is something about homemade desserts that elevate comfort food even further. This caramel cake combines the power of sour cream, butter, eggs, and sugar to give a rich, moist unbeatable flavor.