Comfort Food Lunches
Comfort foods make lunch a celebration of lingering, a sharing of chat and homey flavors. Gather round midday with comfort food lunch favorites like mac and cheese, spaghetti, chili, and franks and beans.
No stirring required! Buttery garlic polenta simmers in your slow cooker while you whip up the quick turkey and vegetable topping.
Fans of the classic chicken main dish will love this version that features the pastry over the top of the chicken and vegetable mixture instead of the typical crust on the bottom.
We'll let you decide what you do with the extra four ounces of beer that are leftover after pouring a cup into this braised beef recipe.
Cottage cheese lends a tanginess to the cheddar cheese sauce in this rendition of the well-loved side dish casserole. A Parmesan and crumb topping further enhances the cheesiness.
Combine round steak and beans for hearty game-day bowls of chili.
With a side dish this good, you don't need much of an entree, but it does go well with chicken or fish.
This creamy baked macaroni casserole uses American, blue, and cheddar cheeses.
Save time and dishes by stirring together and baking Chicken Pot Pie in an oven-safe skillet.
Spice up a classic. The hot pepper sauce and garlic flavors heat up the warm macaroni and cheese favorite.
Southern comfort food at its finest, Chicken and Waffles is the perfect mix of sweet and savory.
Red quinoa is practically unnoticeable when combined with ground turkey and mushrooms in these protein-rich meatballs.
Cream of celery soup and cream cheese make the sauce for this slow cooker chicken pasta dinner rich (and easy).
Looking for a delicious pasta dish? Try this easy to make twist on the traditional macaroni and cheese recipe.
The spicy homemade sauce in this baked beans recipe will make a hit at barbecue cookouts.
Keep the fixings on hand for this hearty sandwich, and you'll be ready the next time you need a family-pleasing dinner in a hurry.
The nutrient-rich combination of pumpkin and walnuts give this comfort food classic a boost in both flavor and texture. Nutty Fontina and sharp Parmesan cheese supply all the creamy decadence you crave. When boiling pasta for baked dishes, review the time range provided in the package instructions and boil for the minimum time -- pasta will continue to soften in the oven.
A few shortcuts, including leftover chicken, frozen vegetables and canned condensed soup, cut down on the prep time required for this comfort food dinner.