Easy Comfort Food Recipes

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Buffalo Cauliflower Baked Mac and Cheese

This incredible and substantial side dish has traditional Buffalo wing flavor, but without any meat. Serve with extra hot sauce on the side for your friends and family who love heat.

Get the Recipe:Buffalo Cauliflower Baked Mac and Cheese

Bacon, Egg and Cheese Breakfast Burgers

Combine a great burger with a beloved breakfast combo (bacon, egg and cheese)and you’ve got the ultimate comfort food.

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Creamy Spinach and Artichoke Chicken Skillet

When your family’s favorite hot appetizer meets weeknight convenience, everyone wins. This creamy dish is quick and easy — and it even sneaks in a good serving of vegetables.

Get the Recipe:Creamy Spinach and Artichoke Chicken Skillet

Oven-Fried Ranch Chicken

Love golden-brown fried chicken but hate all of the actual work of frying? Bake the chicken on wire racks to ensure maximum crispiness.

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Garlic Cheese Bread Sticks

You’ll want to melt right into this cheesy flatbread — with its crispy edges, toasted top and soft, buttery center. Yum!

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Ree Drummond’s Meatloaf

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Scalloped Potatoes

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Southern Fried Chicken Parmesan

Crispy, indulgent Southern fried chicken meets the cheesy goodness of chicken Parm in this recipe. Use your favorite jarred marinara sauce to save on time.

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The Best Chicken Noodle Soup

We chose to use chicken leg quarters rather than a whole chicken to make this well-loved soup. It shortens the cooking time without sacrificing any flavor, and the dark meat adds extra depth. Simple, comforting and satisfying.

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Spinach and Artichoke Stuffed Shells

Combine your favorite spinach and artichoke dip with creamy pasta shells and you’ll forget all about the dippers; you’ll be in cheesy, gooey heaven.

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Chicken and Herb Dumplings

Savory chicken and fluffy herb dumplings will keep you feeling warm, cozy and satisfied on any cold day.

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Twice Baked Potato Casserole

For those days when you need double the comfort! This creamy, cheesy potato dish has twice the yumminess with Cheddar and Jack cheeses.

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Tex-Mex Chicken Parmesan

We swapped out all the classic Italian ingredients for tortilla chips, spicy cheese and salsa in this Tex-Mex twist. But if you truly miss the Parmesan in your Parmesan, then add a sprinkle or two to the finished dish.

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Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

Tell pasta you need a break. Spaghetti squash is a delicious change, and it’s perfect in this pancetta-and-egg-enriched cream sauce.

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Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo

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Stuffed Sloppy Joe Bombs

Your sloppy joe isn’t so sloppy anymore. Instead of piling the saucy meat onto hamburger buns, stuff a classic sloppy joe mix into rounds of prepared biscuit dough.

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Air Fryer French Fries

Forget the frozen fries! These homemade French fries come out perfectly golden and crisp and only use 1 teaspoon of oil…just another reason to love your air fryer.

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Chicken Enchiladas

These super-convenient enchiladas are all about layering: Start by pouring your favorite jarred salsa in the bottom of your baking dish. Line up your rolled tortillas before piling on more salsa and cheese.

Get the Recipe:Shortcut Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken with Mustard Mascarpone Marsala Sauce

Top fettuccine with juicy chicken breasts and hearty cremini mushrooms cooked in Giada’s mascarpone-mustard sauce. Giada’s advice: Use dry Marsala wine to add a little sweetness that’s not overpowering.

Get the Recipe:Chicken with Mustard Mascarpone Marsala Sauce

Pesto Lasagna Rolls

Each of these noodle roll-ups has just the right amount of filling and bakes in a fraction of the time a traditional deep-dish lasagna takes.

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Creamy Broccoli Stem Gratin

This creamy casserole is clever and thrifty — it’s the perfect place to add all those broccoli stems that would otherwise be discarded. Invest in a Y-shaped peeler for cleaning up the stems — it will make the prep go faster.

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Buffalo-Style Chicken Wings

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Shakshuka

Eggs are right at home in chunky, spiced tomato sauce. Serve with pita or naan (for sopping up all the extra sauce) and you’ve got a simple, yet satisfying, meal.

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Penne alla Vodka

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Cowboy Butter Shrimp and Grits

The delectable combo of butter, garlic, lemon and parsley known as cowboy butter makes everything better — even shrimp and grits.

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Spicy Turkey Meatballs and Spaghetti

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White Baked Ziti

This is a creamy and indulgent white baked ziti with a classic bechamel base but with the addition of nutty Parmesan. Cubed mozzarella is folded into the pasta before baking to reveal surprise reservoirs of melty cheese throughout. A bit of red pepper flakes adds the right touch of heat to balance everything out.

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Skillet-Roasted Lemon Chicken

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Turkey and Artichoke Stuffed Shells with Arrabbiata Sauce

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Spaetzle

Serve tender spaetzle alongside saucy mains or even a roast chicken.

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Giada’s Chicken Parmesan

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Chocolate-Banana Pancake Breakfast Casserole

Fill your mornings with layers of golden-brown sweetness with this pancake-banana-chocolate chip wonder.

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Alfredo Shrimp Scampi Dump Dinner

For a rich and creamy weeknight dinner in a flash, simply dump pasta, shrimp and a few other pantry staples into a dish and bake. Stir in some heavy cream and top with cheese right before serving, and be prepared to please everyone at the table.

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Beef Stew

Feed a crowd this hearty, warming stew that is full of beef chuck, potatoes, carrots and celery.

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Bolognese Bianco

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Chicken Parmesan Stuffed Shells

Prepared chicken tenders make for a speedy Parmesan filling in these cheesy stuffed shells. Keep this trick in your recipe box the next time you want to make chicken Parmesan in a flash.

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Oven-Fried Potatoes

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Jalapeno Popper-Stuffed Chicken

A jalapeno popper (with a smear of cream cheese) turns a chicken cutlet into a crunchy, creamy and spicy roll-up. Serve with a side of ranch dressing to complete the dish.

Get the Recipe:Jalapeno Popper-Stuffed Chicken

Cornbread Chili Poke Bake

Deep red chili fills holes that have been poked in cornbread to create meaty and sweet layers. Top it with the classic accompaniments of cheese, sour cream, jalapenos and scallions for crowd-pleasing results

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40-Cloves-of-Garlic Chicken Alfredo

This rich and creamy pasta — perfectly portioned for two — is just the recipe for garlic lovers. Share it with your main squeeze and safeguard against all future vampire attacks.

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Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

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Cheese-Stuffed Baked Potatoes

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Fried Rice

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Shrimp and Grits

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Meatloaf Muffins with Barbecue Sauce

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Cider-Roasted Pork Tenderloins

A maple syrup and hard cider marinade makes for moist and tender pork tenderloins, an easy main dish that only takes about 30 minutes to go from the marinade to the table. 

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Mashed Potatoes with Olive Oil and Herbs

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Giada’s Fettuccine Alfredo

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Ree’s Roast Chicken

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Chicken Tetrazzini

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Detroit-Style Pizza

The tangy blend of cheese that crisps around the edges of the pan, the spongy dough and the sauce that is spooned on after you bake it are unmistakable signs that you’ve bitten into a slice of Detroit’s squared-off take on the ever-popular pizza.

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Easy Calzones

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Company Pot Roast

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Enchilada Lasagna Roll-Ups

Can’t decide between lasagna and enchiladas? No problem — these easy roll-ups have the best of both worlds.

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Herby Spinach and Mushroom Baked Ziti

Some of the most comforting foods come straight out of the oven in one dish — like this baked ziti with lots of mushrooms, herbs and melted cheese.

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Bangers and Mash

Ina puts her own spin on the classic British comfort food, bangers and mash (or as we’d say, sausages and mashed potatoes).

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Herbed Garlic Bread

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Giada’s Chicken Carbonara

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Oven-Baked Short Ribs with Porter Beer Mop

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Roasted New Potatoes with Garlic

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Cheesy Broccoli-Stuffed Chicken with Tomato Rice

Mix broccoli with a garlic-and-herb cheese spread to turn boneless chicken breasts into a beautiful and delicious main. Simply cut slits into the meat, then stuff with the cheesy mixture and bake.

Get the Recipe:Cheesy Broccoli-Stuffed Chicken with Tomato Rice

Penne with Mozzarella, Tomatoes & Herbs

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Pan-Fried Pork Chops

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Beef Stroganoff

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Spaghetti Carbonara

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Ree’s Chicken-Fried Steak with Gravy

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Bacon-Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

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Grilled Cheese with Caramelized Onions

Nothing is more satisfying then pulling apart a perfetly gooey grilled cheese sandwich. This one has the glorious cheese pull you’re looking for — along with extra flavor from sweet, carmalized onions.

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Chicken Parmesan

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Creamy Chicken Pasta

This thick and creamy fettucine dish is seasoned to perfection with fresh thyme and just a pinch of nutmeg. You’ll never go back to jarred cream sauces again!

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Linguine with White Clam Sauce

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Chicken-Fried Steak with Cream

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Stuffed Shells Bolognese

Saucy and satisfying comfort doesn’t get much easier than this 35-minute dish. Ricotta and roasted bell peppers lend rich, creamy flavor that can’t be beat.

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Classic Banana Bread

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Classic French Toast

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Aged Cheddar Fondue with Grilled Tomatoes, Bacon and Onions

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Fried Onion Dip

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Roast Chicken with Green Herb Stuffing

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Super Sloppy Joes

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Ina’s French Toast Bread Pudding

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Meatloaf Lasagna

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Spicy Spaghetti with Mega Meatballs

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Meatloaf with Spicy Ketchup

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Sunny-Side Up Burger

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Boiled Potatoes with Butter

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Baked Potatoes

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Ree’s Patty Melts

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Tyler’s Beef Stroganoff with Buttered Noodles

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Oven-Fried Chicken

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Rotini with Chicken Marsala Ragout

Shredded chicken thighs are the secret to making Trisha’s chicken marsala for a crowd.

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“Everything” Pigs in Blankets

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Patty Melts

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Pasta with Pecorino and Pepper

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BBQ Turkey Meatloaf

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Eggplant Parmesan Hero

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Hearty Lasagna

For an extra-meaty and cheesy meal, Ree’s hearty lasagna is the ticket. It’s filled with 2 pounds of ground beef and a pound of sausage, as well as a trio of cheeses.

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Chicken Pot Pie Sandwich

The Ultimate Sloppy Joes

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Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells

Filled with ricotta and tender chicken-thigh meat, these stuffed shells are the best vessel for our beloved—and ultra-creamy—alfredo sauce yet!

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Instant Pot Creamy Ranch Chicken Pasta

The internet loves this ready-in-a-hurry dish but too many versions are overly soupy or have curdled sauces. Our version uses chicken thighs because they stay moist and tender; we stir them into the cheese mixture after it is cooked to create a creamy, tangy mixture that is perfect over pasta.

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Easy Comfort Food Recipes

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