PART OF Comfort Food

Top 100 Comfort Food Recipes

Chilly weather calls for snuggling up under a blanket with some seriously satisfying eats. Now, you can have a different dish every night, perfect for a family of four or a party of one.

Turkey Pot Pie With Biscuits

"This is excellent! I used our last cups of leftover Thanksgiving turkey to make this last night, and everyone really loved it! It was tasty, filling and just the right texture.”


Cheesy Chicken Spaghetti

“This was fast and easy to make! I made this for dinner and my whole family loved it. My son, who only has interest in eating rather than cooking, said he'd like to make it for himself when he goes off to college!”

-Kim D.

Pressure Cooker Pot Roast

"I loved this pot roast! It was practically falling apart from how tender it was. It took no time at all, which is a major plus!"

-Jonathan Melendez

Sloppy Joes

“This was great! I’ve made it a couple of times already. Most of the ingredients are usually staples that I typically have on hand. This beats canned or boxed mixes for sure!”

-chef blade

Skillet Lasagna

“I followed this recipe exactly! I’ll be honest, it turned out better than the baked lasagna I made at Christmas.”


Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese

“What do you get when you combine chicken wings with a classic grilled cheese? You get this unbelievable sandwich that you’ll want to make time and time again.”

-Jonathan Melendez

Olive Garden Garlic Alfredo Sauce

“What a yummy sauce! I've always seen recipes that call for cream cheese in Alfredo sauce, but I've never tried it until now. It adds a nice creaminess that I liked a lot!”



“I live alone, and love this meatloaf so much that I can eat it all by myself! I freeze most dishes, but this never makes it that far. I love the balance of this dish!”

-Rhonda C.

Chicken, Shrimp & Andouille Jambalaya

“This was my first time making jambalaya and I’m sure glad I used this recipe! What a wonderful flavor. I served it with fried okra and collard greens.”


Sausage Gravy

"I've been making this exact recipe for years and my family loves it for Sunday breakfast!”


Hamburger Casserole

“This was really good! The entire family loved it. Tonight we used reduced fat ingredients and it was plenty rich and creamy.”

-Christine Walraven

The Best Pork Chops

“My family loved this, and my husband ate leftovers in the middle of the night. It tasted that good!”


Beef Stroganoff

“I made this a few weeks ago and the family said it was the best they’d ever had! My grandson’s birthday is tomorrow and he said he wanted beef stroganoff to celebrate! It’s a hit.”


Slow-Cooker Baked Potatoes

“I’ve made this recipe twice now, both with great results! I first rubbed the potatoes with a garlic-infused olive oil. Any leftovers are good for making hash brown potatoes or potato salad. The olive oil gives the leftover dishes a lovely flavor!”

-Sharon M.

Authentic Italian Meatballs

“I’ve now made these meatballs at least ten times. They’re the best! Very easy to make, and they stay together. Previous recipes I’ve tried, the meat tends to fall apart.”

-Kathie S.

Slow-Cooker Chicken & Dumplings

“This was easy to make with very few ingredients. The only thing I changed was adding an extra can of cream of chicken soup. It tasted great, and worked wonders for my family of five.”


Croque Monsieur or Madame

“Delicious! I added sliced pickles, and used a honey dijon mustard. I really like that you can bake as many as you want at once, so everyone gets a warm sandwich. I baked four, and it took 15 minutes for them to brown.”

-Random Rachel

Southern Macaroni & Cheese

“This is the recipe my mother used to make! I remember she used saltine crackers and good cheddar cheese. It was so delicious!”


Baked Chicken Leg Quarters

"This really is an easy and flavorful chicken recipe. I used four big thighs, and seasoned them on a dinner plate using all of the suggested spices and low-sodium soy sauce. They marinated overnight and we had them for lunch today. They were fabulous! They came out so crispy, juicy and tender.”


Creamy Baked Chicken Breasts

“What a wonderful recipe. I always know a dish is good when my family goes up for seconds. I was out of Swiss cheese, so I substituted it with Gruyere and it was fabulous!”


Stuffed Pork Tenderloin With Cilantro Lime Pesto

"This is one of the best, most flavorful pork recipes that I have ever made. My husband still raves about how good this was."

-Sandy Curtis

Slow-Cooker Chicken Wings With BBQ Sauce

“This recipe is fantastic! I served it at a party and they were gone in 15 minutes! Everyone raved about them.”

-Sharayah I.

Quick & Easy Beef Stew

“I made this for the first time and it was great. While cooking it, I cut the pepper amount in half because my family doesn’t prefer the heat as much. It turned out absolutely perfect, and the whole family enjoyed it!”

-Clare S.

Chicken-Fried Steak

“I’ve never been able to get a good-tasting, crunchy crust on chicken-fried steak with the classic flour-only and egg wash preparation. This recipe fixed that! It has a good, crispy and well-seasoned crust which doesn’t fall off the steak before it’s out of the pan. This is the recipe I’ve been wanting for 40 years!”

-Snow White

French Onion Soup

“Extremely delicious! I loved Famous Barr's French Onlon Soup and then they stopped making it. I’m happy this recipe came along.”


Broccoli & Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breast

“What an amazing dish! I loved it. The flavors were incredible and tasted unbelievable. My husband wanted to know how soon he could have it again.”


Lasagna Spirals

“My whole family really liked these, and I found them a lot easier to prepare than traditional lasagna. Further, I liked the filling a lot! It was a tasty way to get the young one to eat spinach.”


Roast "Sticky" Chicken

“This is really good! So good, that I tacked the recipe onto my kitchen board! A delicious blend, whether I marinate in the fridge or use it right away.”


Diner-Style Grilled Cheese

“Using mayo is a great trick to making the best toasted cheesy sandwich. I mix a bit of grated parmesan cheese with mayo for extra flavor, and an added crunch.”


Potato, Bacon & Corn Chowder

"When I made this soup for my very particular children, they all voted on the rating and I was surprised how high they rated it! This soup will be served frequently in my home!"


Fall-Apart Slow-Roast Pork Butt

“Wow! This is my very first time making a Boston butt roast. The whole family gave a big thumbs up! It was so tender, that it practically melted in our mouths. Delicious!”



“Delicious! These were sweet, but could be made with less sugar for savory dishes! Perfect for breakfast, or as a strawberry shortcake.”

-Doc Mom

Southern Fried Chicken

"Wowza! This was the best fried chicken I've ever made or eaten. The family loved it. It’s not at all spicy, just perfectly seasoned and has the perfect amount of ingredients for eight thighs and ten drumsticks.”


Chicken Tetrazzini

“Whole wheat spaghetti goes great with this! Don’t overcook the pasta since it’ll continue cooking when it’s baked in the sauce.”


Shrimp & Grits

“I’ll definitely be making this again soon! The two of us ate all the shrimp, and I’m super excited to have leftover cheese grits in the morning.”

-Lemon Drop

Soft Breadsticks

“Absolutely delicious breadsticks! Our family devoured these, and the quick cook time did wonders. I proofed my yeast with the brown sugar.”


Baked Ziti

“This is my favorite baked pasta dish! The provolone and sour cream combination is perfect.”

-Joan H.

Creamy Seafood Lasagna

“This was the easiest lasagna I’ve made. I doubled the seafood and used large prawns. I made it for a dinner party, and the guests all said its a five star for taste.”

-Chef floWer

Broccoli Cheese Soup

“This recipe says ‘soup for the soul,’ and that it is! My husband and I just love it. It’s delicious, easy and quick to make, comforting and so soothing.”

-Cathy in Ontario

Hasselback Pineapple Pork Tenderloin

"If you're a big fan of salty and sweet, then you'll love this! I made it just as directed and it turned out great. Everyone loved the flavors from the sauce, and the kick from the jalapeño on top really worked wonders!”

-Jonathan Melendez

Oven-Baked Chicken Parmesan

“If I were to use one word for this recipe, it would be ‘drooling.’ It was so delicious, we ended up fighting over the last piece of chicken. If you’re looking for more mind-blowing chicken recipes, this one takes the cake.”

-Rose J.

Mac & Cheese Ring

"Such a fun and impressive way to serve a common macaroni and cheese. We all loved the flavor! The addition of bacon definitely didn’t hurt, and the flavor was certainly there. I will make this again whenever I want to impress!”

-Bonnie G 2

Rosemary's Original Slow-Cooker Pizza

“A terrific recipe! Easy, inexpensive and tasty. I had no idea you could pull off pizza in a slow cooker. I kept it simple with just cheese, but next time I’ll definitely try some other toppings!”

-Mandy at

Meatball Bubble Biscuits

“I’m obsessed! What a wonderful idea. I substituted meatballs with lobster balls, sprinkled the biscuits with grated cheese and herbs and baked! They came out so absolutely amazing.”


Baked Potato Salad

“This may very well be the best potato salad I’ve ever tasted! The potatoes smelled so good while roasting in the oven that I wasn’t sure they would make it all the way into a salad. However, I’m sure glad that they did!”

-Bev I Am

Hamburger Noodle Bake

“I enjoyed this! I didn’t think it was too creamy by any means. For the tomato sauce I used a nice, thick marinara sauce I had leftover. Absolutely perfect! It made six hearty servings and make for great leftovers.”


Chicken Pot Pie

“This is our favorite chicken pot pie recipe by far. I’ve been making it for years and it is requested often! I usually put foil on the top for the first 25 minutes so the crust doesn't burn.”


Tater Tot Casserole

“This was amazing! Next time I’m going to try adding turkey and veggies. Really fabulous! The kids and husband loved it.”

-Knitting Fitness

Easy Manicotti

“Nice and easy! You can also put the cheese mixture in a sandwich bag, cut the corner off and squeeze it like using a pastry bag.”


Slow-Cooker Burgers & Cheesy Pasta

“I love this dish! It’s a way to get a wonderful pasta dish without the boiling and draining usually necessary. The pasta is delicious, and the turkey burgers satisfy my husband - a true meat eater! I will be making this again and again.”

-Debbie R.

Slow-Cooker Cheesy Jalapeno Corn Casserole

“Very good! I made this exactly as written, but I recommend adding a whole jalapeño instead of a half for those that love spice. Other than that, it’s a great recipe!”


Chicken Fajitas

“These were excellent! I marinated the chicken a little longer and served it with sour cream on top and Spanish rice alongside. Wonderful! The lime juice is key.”


Cajun Shrimp & Rice Skillet

“All you need is one skillet to make this Cajun-inspired shrimp and rice dish!”

-Jonathan Melendez

Slow-Cooker Cheesy Italian Tortellini

“This was delicious! My whole family gobbled it up, we didn’t have any leftovers.”


Slow-Cooker Salsa Chicken

"I put all the ingredients in a slow cooker just before I went to bed. I woke up to the wonderful aroma! The chicken was so moist that it fell apart. I packed it for husband to take to work, and he ended up calling me just to say how good it was!”


Beef Tips

“This was delicious! It was very easy to prepare, smelled great while it was simmering and my family of three ate the entire thing! The beef was so tender, and the gravy is extremely tasty.”


Sauerkraut & Kielbasa

“Really tasty! I followed the recipe exactly, and used leftovers the following morning for breakfast with soft poached eggs on top! Be sure to get fermented sauerkraut, not pickled.”

-Roger S.

Cream of Garden Tomato Soup

“This was great! A perfect proportion of liquid. I caramelized the onions, which gave it an even better flavor!”


Hungarian Chicken

“I loved this recipe and my husband declared it ‘excellent!’ The cabbage was perfectly cooked, melting into the sauce without being overcooked. The chicken was fork tender but not dry. Delicious!”


Old-Fashioned Beef Pot Pie

“I made this last night and thought it was excellent. I used crescents instead of biscuits because that’s what I had on hand. I rolled them up as usual and put them along the edges of the pan. My husband loved this!”

-Liz Wilcox

Montreal-Style Poutine

“Montreal-style poutine is made with vegetable gravy, but you can also make your favorite beef or turkey gravy!”

-Broke Guy


“This recipe makes more than enough for six people, but in my family, three of us polished it off with a plea of ‘more, more!’ It is delicious.”



“An Iranian favorite from chef Najmieh Batmanglij. Don’t let the long prep time scare you, it’s really only 15 minutes plus 24 hours of soaking!”

-Hannah Petertil

Bacon Waffles

“I love this, and have made it several times! I mix bacon in the batter and sprinkle more on top in the waffle iron. And of course, I top them with fried eggs!”

-Terriyaki 2

Crab Cakes With Chardonnay Cream Sauce

“The secret to the crisp coating in this dish? Crushed potato chips! This is my favorite crab cake recipe.”

-Cream Puff

Teriyaki Chicken

“I didn’t have time to marinate it, so I cooked the chicken separately and put the sauce in the pan to bring to a boil. I added the chicken and let it simmer for about 20 minutes. Fabulous! I also added some fresh garlic to the sauce.”


Hot Savannah Chicken Salad Casserole

“What a great casserole! The husband and kids devoured it. I picture this being a great dish to throw together after teaching all day come fall and winter!”


Salt & Vinegar Potato Chip Fish

“I made this last night and it has so much flavor from not too many chips! We had it with baked butternut squash ‘fries.’ This is our new Friday Lent dinner.”


Low-Carb Breakfast Balls

“I really enjoyed these as a no-carb breakfast. I’m gonna try them out adding spinach and garlic powder next time!”


Chicken Cordon Bleu

“Wonderful! I brought this for dinner at my parents’ house because my dad loves chicken cordon bleu. He said this one was just perfect! A really good, well written recipe.”


Cacio E Pepe

“So few ingredients to result in so much flavor! I’m so glad I found this recipe, because it’s one of the best pasta dishes I’ve ever had.”

-Bonnie G 2

Polish Pierogies

“Making pierogies homemade is definitely worth it. I use leftover mashed potatoes, some onion powder and of course, cheese! This dough recipe is right on. It yielded 70 pierogies for me; some for today and the rest for the freezer!”


Potato Chip Sugar Cookies

“This was a very good cookie! I enjoyed telling people that there was a secret ingredient in them. I followed the recipe exactly and they turned out very tender and delicate.”


Avocado Toast “Cinnamon” Rolls

You could be trendy and put fresh avocado on toast… or you could slather your avocado on a warm, cheesy "cinnamon" roll.

Fiesta Taco Lasagna

“It can’t get any easier than this! I’ve never had lasagna with salsa and corn, but we loved it! I added tomato sauce to the salsa, and used low-fat cheddar cheese. This is a keeper!”


Chicken Parm Biscuits

"Our kids really liked these! I was happy with them because they're great for on-the-go.”



“If you let the batter sit undisturbed for 15-20 minutes, they will be extra fluffy. This was a tip I got from a well known restaurant around home, and it definitely makes a difference!"

-Gets Alot

Crispy Oven Fish

“A wonderful fish recipe! I used cod fillets, and had a bit of trouble getting the chip mixture to stick so I pressed it onto the fish - no problem! I’ll definitely make this again, as it was very easy and delicious.”


Fish & Chips With Yorkshire Beer Batter

“Excellent! A very easy recipe with a light, crisp batter. I used Tilapia as my fish, and used a 10 oz Heffen Weisse beer. The chips turned out great as well!”

-Dan in Raleigh

Pressure Cooker Chicken Piccata

“I made this for dinner tonight using my pressure cooker, and it turned out great! My husband and I both liked it, and agreed that it tastes just like Macaroni Grill’s chicken piccata. All it needed was a side of rosemary bread!”


Sausage Potato Lasagna

“My husband told me that this is the best dinner I’ve ever made, and he doesn’t even like spinach! Enough said.”


Chicken Tortellini Soup With Mushrooms & Spinach

"This has become my go-to chicken soup recipe. It's very filling, easy to make and just tastes wonderful.”


Breakfast Fondue

“Don’t let your slumber party slumber through breakfast. Wake up those sleepy palates with a breakfast fondue. Easy and nourishing, the simple fruit sauce can be whipped up in minutes, and you will be wowed by how much kids will eat of this delicious and nutritious dip once they start dunking. Serve it with whole-grain, silver-dollar-size pancakes, quartered waffles and/or French toast fingers.”


Tex-Mex Pot Pie

“This was fantastic! I only used a quarter of the amount of cheddar to make it a bit healthier. The whole family loved it!”


Grilled Bourbon-Marinated Pork Chops or Tenderloins

“An excellent marinade! I used a tenderloin, and placed them in a grill basket attachment on my rotisserie. They cooked in about 20 minutes! It had a nice combination of flavors with the bourbon. This would also go great on chicken thighs or boneless country spareribs.”

-Outta Here

Baked Macaroni & Cheese

“This is excellent macaroni and cheese. It’s not dry like a lot that I’ve tried, and has a better cheese flavor. The baking time was perfect.”


Everything Chicken Alfredo

Take everything bagel seasoning and use it to amp up classic chicken Alfredo pasta.

Blackberry Peach Cobbler Scones

"Great scones! I made them as directed and loved them. The glaze on top is delicious!"

-Jonathan Melendez

Traditional Irish Shepherd's Pie

“I must say, I’m very particular about recipes but this one is a sure keeper! I used all ingredients mentioned and followed the instructions perfectly. It really makes a difference when you season your potatoes and get them into a semi-creamy texture with butter and canned milk.”


Dutch Bitterballen

“Bite-sized veal croquettes! These are usually eaten with a drink at a bar. You could call them dutch tapas!”


Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf

“I love this recipe! Usually I suffer from heartburn after eating meatloaf, but not this time! I added a red onion in, and I think it’s mildness might have helped a bit, along with using saltine crackers. No matter what, this is now my go-to meatloaf recipe!”

-Balto Beth

Chicken & Rice Casserole

“I’m not usually a casserole person, but this was quite yummy despite its simplicity. I really liked the thyme, and used fresh instead of dry. The peas gave it a bit of color, but it was the sauce with the chicken that was the comfort food I needed!”


Cheesy Shrimp & Grits Casserole

"A real winner! I have made this recipe on many occasions with rave reviews from my guests every time. I even have some friends who regularly hint that it's time for me to make it again. I prep the recipe a day in advance, assemble and bake on the evening of my dinner parties.”


Southern Eggs Benedict

“This was a really lovely dish. I cut the recipe in half and topped each with a single jumbo shrimp. I added a sprinkling of chopped parsley. The dish was really wonderful.”


Creme Brulee French Toast

“So good, and I especially love the custard texture with the bread. I used a loaf of sourdough, and served it with the caramel sauce spooned overtop. Sweet, rich and a great occasional indulgence.”


Chicken Soup & Homemade Noodles

“I loved this! This was my first time making my own noodles. It was both easy and yummy.”


Nacho Cheese Dorito Chicken

“I used the cool ranch flavor and it turned out amazing!”


Taco Soup

“Such an easy, healthy and delicious soup. It’s more like a chili than a soup. I was skeptical about the ranch dressing packet, but it was just right! I made this twice, once with ground chicken and once with ground turkey.”


Ajiaco Bogotano

"I absolutely loved this soup. Although there are very simple ingredients used, it's packed with so much flavor.”

-Jonathan Melendez

Easy Crepes

“This is a great crepe recipe! They’re really soft with a nice, creamy taste. They’re perfect to eat with a sweet or savory filling. I’ve always used the same recipe, but now I’m switching to this one!”

-May I Have That Rec