Comfort Food

Comfort food is food that stirs up fond foodie memories and makes you feel warm and cozy. These comfort food recipes deliver on that promise.

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    Dry-Rub Grilled Pork Chops over Cannellini Greens

    My family was not a huge fan of pork until I tried this pork chops and green beans recipe. Feel free to incorporate your favorite herbs into the dry rub. You can use the rub on boneless skinless chicken breast or other meats, too. —Michael Cirlincione, Stockton, New Jersey

    Pressure-Cooker White Chile Chicken Enchilada Soup

    I created this thick and creamy soup by adapting several recipes into one. Although previously a slow-cooker soup, the pressure...


    Quick Chicken Minestrone

    You'll love this flavorful chicken minestrone soup that comes together with pantry ingredients. Dress it up by serving the dish...


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    Pressure-Cooker Chicken and Bacon White Chili

    I made a twist on my favorite white chicken chili and used my pressure cooker, which made it very quick...


    Pressure-Cooker Five-Bean Chili

    A hearty bowl of chili always reminds me of my mom's cooking. While I love this classic recipe, I wanted...

    Slow-Cooker Minestrone

    There's nothing quite like the comfort of warm homemade soup, and it's even better when your slow cooker does most...


    Hearty Pork Bean Soup

    It's wonderful to come home to this pork bean soup dinner simmering away in a slow cooker, especially on a...

    Italian Sausage and Fennel Soup

    Many years ago I watched chef and TV personality Mario Batali make an Italian soup that had fennel, garlic and...


    Shrimp and Spaghetti Skillet

    I enjoy developing quick, easy recipes that are both nutritious and delicious. This one-pan meal features family favorites shrimp and...


    Sweet Potato Chili with Turkey

    My slow-cooker chili is packed with flavor. Swapping ground turkey for ground beef lightens it up, and sweet potato puree...


    Slow-Cooker Spinach Bean Soup

    This navy bean soup is heartwarming comfort food at its best. It's my signature soup that I make for my...

    Easy Portuguese-Style Bean Soup

    One day I was looking at Portuguese recipes and decided to put together a bean soup that embraced the bright...


    Senate Bean Potpie

    The flavors from classic Senate bean soup inspired this hearty potpie with a cornbread topping. —Janice Elder, Charlotte, North Carolina


    Lamb and White Bean Chili

    I created a fresh take on chili using lamb and Moroccan seasoning with a feta and almond garnish. It was...


    Ham and White Bean Soup

    I came up with this recipe when I wanted to make dinner in the slow cooker but didn't have time...


    Pesto Bean Soup

    This is one of my favorite vegetarian recipes, especially on those cold winter evenings. I make large batches and freeze...

    Hearty Sausage Soup

    My family loves a big bowl of soup like this one brimming with sausage and veggies. We have it with...


    Kielbasa Spinach Soup

    When it comes to meal-in-a-bowl soups, this is one of the best. Collard greens or chopped kale can be used...


    Chard & White Bean Pasta

    I love to prepare dishes without gluten or dairy products, and this recipe meets the criteria when you use gluten-free...


    Rustic White Bean Soup

    Grilling the tomatoes and onion bestows the broth with a unique smoky flavor. This hearty soup is great in the...


    Christmas White Chili

    Dreaming of a white Christmas? Try this chili decked with red and green veggies! —Catherine Nickelson, Scandia, Minnesota


    One-Pan Tuscan Ravioli

    Sometimes I use chickpeas instead of cannellini beans, grated Asiago or Provolone instead of Parmesan, and all zucchini if I...


    Spicy Turkey Bean Soup

    All you have to do is add the ingredients to the slow cooker and let them cook! Nothing could be...


    Mushroom Bean Barley Soup

    Here's a hearty soup that is delicious and chock-full of vegetables. I like to eat it with a chunk of...

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    Italian Bean Soup

    This budget-friendly bean soup with orzo, potato and veggies is so hearty, you won’t even notice it’s meatless. —Gilda Lester,...


    Southwestern Bean Chowder

    Even though there is a bit of heat from the spices and green chiles, my young children love this soup...


    Jen’s Baked Beans

    My daughters wanted baked beans, so I gave homemade ones a shot. With mustard, molasses and a dash of heat,...


    Spaghetti & Meatball Skillet Supper

    I developed this one-skillet spaghetti and meatball dish to cut down on cooking time for busy nights. The beans, artichokes...


    Spicy Sweet Potato Kale Cannellini Soup

    This cross between a soup and a stew fits the meatless Monday bill quite nicely. It warms you right up,...


    Italian Chicken Meatball and Bean Soup

    In North Dakota, it's pretty common for winter temps to fall below zero. Hearty soups like this are a must....