The only problem is actually making said comfort food. But who feels like standing over a hot stove all day? Not you, that’s for sure – that’s where the beauty of these recipes comes in! Easy to prepare and using items that you likely already have in your pantry or fridge, these recipes offer all the comfort with minimal effort, meaning you can get back under the blankets quicker.
Here are our four favourite winter comfort food recipes to keep you warm until spring:
1. Slow Cooker Beef-Tortellini Soup: Tender chunks of beef, aromatic broth and satisfying, cheesy tortellini make for the ultimate in comfort food recipes. The best part? You’ll barely lift a finger. Toss ingredients in the slow cooker and forget about it until you need a warm-up!
2. Creamy Bean Soup with Taquito Dippers: The spice in this Mexican-inspired soup is guaranteed to heat things up on cold winter nights. From pantry to table in less than 30 minutes, this soup will be a sure-fire hit – just don’t forget the taquitos for dipping!
3. Roasted Sweet Red Pepper Soup: Not all winter comfort foods need to be rich and heavy. This subtly sweet soup proves that warmth can be low in calories and equally satisfying!
4. Southwestern Turkey Soup: Butternut squash is no match for winter’s cold, especially in this southwestern turkey soup. Thick and smoky with beans and taco seasoning, you’ll be forgetting about the snow outside in no time.