One of my favourite things about the colder months has to be making and then tucking in to some delicious comfort food. Autumn always seems like the perfect time for casseroles, stews and pies, packing them full of nourishing vegetables. My slow cooker works overtime this time of year. I’m always trawling Pinterest drooling over the tempting seasonal dishes and pinning them to my comfort food board.
I thought I would share some ideas and links to family favourite comfort food dishes. The kind of meals that fill your belly and stick to your ribs. I’ve also included some Autumn deserts too.
Casseroles & Stews. This is top of my list of comfort food for Autumn. These recipes are a perfect to satisfy a casserole craving.
Rachel Bustin makes Slow Cooker Beef & Vegetables over on her blog.
Roast Dinner. Whether you prefer beef, chicken or pork, a roast dinner packed with seasonal veggies and delicious gravy tastes so much better in Autumn.
Katy Kicker has a great recipe for Sage & Onions Stuffing over on her blog, a delicious side dish to enjoy with a roast.
Sarah from Extraordinary Chaos Sweet Red Cabbage recipe will complete your roast dinner.
Pasta. It’s the ultimate comfort food, so filling and packed full of delicious carbs. I love these pasta recipes below
Pies. Homemade pies are perfect for this time of year, they make a great main meal accompanied by mash and veggies.
Homemade Soup & Crusty Bread. What says comfort better than a steaming hot bowl of soup and some delicious bread to dunk in it. There are so many fantastic recipes out there but here are some of my favourites.
Some other ideas for comfort food main meals include:
Chilli Con Carne
Toad In the Hole
Steak & Ale Pie
Corned Beef Hash
Bangers & Mash
Apples, ginger, sticky toffee and pumpkin are all flavours that remind me of Autumn. Here are some delicious recipes to try this season.
Some other ideas for comfort food desserts include:
Hot Apple Pie
Apple & Blackberry Crumble
Bread & Butter Pudding
As well as looking online for inspiration for Autumn comfort food you could also try these books:
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