60+ Comforting Dinner Recipes are all family approved favorites which includes Slow-Cooker, Baked and Stove top recipes
Today I am sharing more than 60 Comforting Dinner Recipes with you, of which most have been family favorites for many years.
Some of the recipes I make over and over again without ever even changing a single ingredient as they are just so good and I know my family loves them.
Which of course is the most important thing after all – happy tummies make happy families !
Right, not only great food makes a happy family but in my view it most certainly helps a whole lot !
I have included all kinds of recipes, from slow-cooker recipes, to baked and even some quick and easy recipes to make on the stove plate.
Hope you enjoy the collection I have pulled together, and who knows, you might even find a new (or more!) family favorite for your own family.
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Here we go – Comforting Dinner recipes !
60+ Comforting Dinner Recipes
A delicious, hearty and rich comfort food ! Unique spin on the already popular Stroganoff dish
This Creamy Pasta Casserole has it all ! Pasta, vegetables, ground beef and a creamy sauce, all in one dish, makes this a family favorite casserole
A fantastic recipe to use up your leftover Rice and this delicious meal is ready in minutes
Perfect recipe to use up any leftover ham and this dump-n-bake pasta casserole is so quick and easy to make – dinner on the table in a flash !
Easy recipe for this traditional, spicy Cape Malay, South-African curry dish and the curry is an all season recipe
Pasta with Meatballs in Tomato Sauce baked in the oven ! All the delicious juices from the sauce and the meat run down into the pasta and and turns the pasta into a very flavorsome dish
Very tasty Spiced Chicken Nuggets and Eastern Rice is the ideal meal to serve for dinner (recipes for both !) – quick, easy and packed with flavor !
An economical, creamy dinner, perfect for a crowd – make-ahead and freezer friendly too !
Bacon, Mushrooms, Cream, Spinach and more in this Best EVER Chicken Pie. This is the only Chicken Pie recipe you must have !
Sweet and Sour Pork Meatballs are quick and easy to make, for dinner or as an appetizer with the sauce as a dip
Spicy Mexican Beef with Mini Cheese Breads are the perfect complete meal, ideal for all seasons. So quick and easy to make too !
Best Meatloaf with a Chutney Sauce is the best ever Meatloaf baked in a Chutney Sauce and the sauce then served over the meatloaf
Delicious and filling comforting pasta dinner. Only 30 minutes to make on the stove top !
Chicken-A-La-King (Low-Fat) is so tasty, no one will know this is a healthy, low fat version of this very popular dish
One-Pot Pork Chop and Rice Casserole is an all in one Dinner with tender, juicy Pork Chops, vegetables and tomato rice [easy oven baked recipe]
Best Slow-Cooker Pot Roast turns out so tender and juicy with vegetables all cooked in the slow-cooker – no fuss recipe and ideal for a Sunday roast !
Biscuit Topped Beef Pots make the perfect main meat dish. Perfect use of cheaper cuts of Beef and no one would know !
Cheeseburger Casserole is comfort food at it’s best in this family favorite dinner Casserole – filling, tasty, saucy and sooo cheesy !
Beef Stroganoff with Wholegrain Mustard is a delicious alternative to the usual Stroganoff – made with all pantry ingredients within 15-20 minutes
Deliciously different version of this popular dish, with all the trimmings and the recipe is enough for 6 adult servings
Coconut Curry Beef and Vegetables cooked in the Slow-Cooker is the ultimate comfort food ! Freezer friendly recipe too !
Bobotie is a traditional South-African, ground beef based, comfort food dish, usually served with yellow rice
Perfectly spiced Cape Chicken Breyani is a South-African Indian dish and loved by all ages. A Hearty meal which only requires (maybe!) a crunchy salad on the side.
Whether you cook for a crowd or just a very hungry family – this Beef and Vegetable Pasta is for you
Butter Chicken Bunny Chow is a South-African meal – tender, saucy, slightly spicy Butter Chicken served in hollowed out bread
Chicken Sundried Tomato and Mozzarella Pasta is a creamy, delicious and so full of flavor, large pasta dish recipe. Enough to feed a crowd !
Quick White Cheddar and Bacon pasta is comfort food at it’s best ! Loaded with a creamy cheese sauce and Bacon makes this a winner every time
No-Fuss Sausage and Vegetable Casserole is an all in one dinner and takes only minutes to prepare – loaded with vegetables and very versatile recipe
The way the Obama’s have their White House Chili – with the trimmings !
Mexicali Hamburger Casserole is a mouthwatering, ground beef based dish with a cornbread topping. Recipe enough for 6 large servings
Macaroni Cheese and Tuna is a simple, quick, easy and economical, yet so delicious Tuna Casserole and the perfect dinner throughout the year
Island Beef Casserole is a hearty, delicious casserole, loaded with vegetables and perfect during cooler weather
Cuban Picadillo served with a side of Rice and Beans is a quick ground beef, spicy dinner – only 30 minutes from prepping to serving !
Ready in under 25 minutes – a creamy tomato dinner dish with ground beef, vegetables and perfectly spiced !
This Spicy Mexican Cottage Pie is a delicious spin on the everyday favorite ! Make it as hot (or not) as you wish with only a crisp salad on the side
Loaded Potato and Chorizo Casserole is a gooey, double cheese, creamy casserole with chunks of Potato and not only Chorizo but Bacon as well - side dish or dinner
One-Pot Beef And Vegetables (Low-Fat) is a filling, nutritious meal, ideal for anyone who wants to cut their fat intake
Bacon and Beef Casserole is a wonderful, hearty meal and with ingredients that play so well together. Quick, easy and very economical !
Pork Tenderloin in Mushroom Sauce is the ultimate comfort food - the pork turns out tender and juicy and the Mushroom Sauce can be served over most vegetables as well.
Steak and Potatoes Dinner is an easy one-pot meal, which can be made using any of three methods - Loaded with meat and vegetables this is perfect comfort food
Hearty, comforting Chicken Bacon and Mushroom Pot Pies in a rich, creamy sauce. So perfect (and easy) on a cold Winter's day!
Everyone's favorite ! Ready to serve in under 20 minutes ! Pasta dinner which is not too rich, yet very filling
Loaded with not only Mushrooms but Spinach as well AND topped with gooey Cheese make this Chicken and Bacon Casserole a winner every time !
With an amazing Mushroom sauce - this *makes* this Salisbury Steak a wonderful, comfort food - perfect or when you are craving old-fashioned goodness !
Rich, hearty and loaded with vegetables Slow-Cooker Oxtail. Fall off the bone tender meat !
This Coconut Beef Green Curry, gets it’s color from the Coriander paste as well as from the Peas
Creamy Spaghetti Casserole is a simple yet delicious, pasta casserole, which is very filling. With ground beef, pasta sauce, ricotta cheese and more
No-Fuss, dump and cook, hearty Chili Cowboy Casserole made in the Slow-Cooker (one of my personal favorite recipes !)
One Pot Beef and Dumplings Stew is loaded with vegetables in a thick sauce and topped with feather light Dumplings
Split Pea and Ground Beef Soup is old-fashioned goodness and a comfort food even kids love – our family favorite recipe for decades !
Pasta tubes filled with a delicious Ground Beef mixture, White Sauce over and covered in Cheese makes this the best all-season dinner recipe !
Creamy, cheesy, family favorite Pastitsio Cannelloni also know as Greek Lasagna, is comfort food at it’s best
Creamy Ranch Cauliflower, Mushroom and Ham Bake is the perfect comfort dinner, or can be served without the Ham as a side dish
Filling, delicious AND family approved Cheesy Chicken Pasta with Sundried Tomatoes and Mushrooms
Everyday ingredients in this Quick Pasta Casserole for a delicious all seasons dinner – ready in a flash !
Skinny Chili Con Carne is a low-fat, very saucy, tasty dinner and is packed with vegetables – mild or hot – your choice!
Crunchy Chicken Florentine is cheesy and smothered in a creamy Spinach/Mushroom sauce with a delicious, easy crunchy topping – perfect week night dinner
Use your leftover Steak in this rich, hearty chunky Steak and Vegetable Soup with Dumplings ! Always a winner on a cold day and quick to make too.
Scrumptious warming Chicken Gumbo made in the Slow-Cooker is the perfect meal on a cold day and ready in 2 hours
Chicken Cacciatore is an easy, no fuss dump-and-bake recipe - so saucy, loaded with vegetables and perfect comfort food on a chilly day
Easy stuffed Meatloaf with gooey Cheese and a delicious BBQ topping – perfect any day dinner
Pork Vindaloo is spicy, tender, juicy and an ever so comforting dinner dish – must have recipe, especially for the colder evenings.
Creamy Tuna Corn Casserole is quick, easy and delicious - the perfect comfort dinner on the table in about 30 minutes !