Ready to turn your weekend into a cozy food delight? We get it – there’s something about weekends that just screams comfort food. Dive into a world of savory, soul-soothing weekend comfort food recipes that will have you counting down the days until Saturday. These recipes will make your weekend a delicious escape from the week’s chaos. So, put on your comfy sweatpants, clear some space in the kitchen, and let the weekend feasting begin!
Beef Stewed with Mushrooms, Red Wine and Bacon
Boeuf bourguignon is one of the best French recipes with beef. This flavourful beef recipe combines the meat with red wine and herbs for an exquisite dish. This dish is sometimes called beef burgundy, because the traditional wine used is from France’s Burgundy region.
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Try making these delicious copycat Ikea Swedish meatballs at home and enjoy the same great taste as the ones you find in the store.
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Fiesta Chicken Pasta Casserole Bake
Fiesta Chicken Pasta Casserole Bake is filled with chicken, pasta, corn and beans. It’s a great way to use leftover chicken or a rotisserie chicken and this cheesy chicken bake is a delicious weeknight dinner.
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Beef and Noodles with Mushrooms
This slow cooker beef and noodles with mushrooms is the ultimate winter comfort food, perfect for chilly evenings. With a delicious combination of beef, mushrooms, and egg noodles in a creamy mushroom soup sauce, this easy crockpot recipe is a great option for busy weeknights.
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One Pot Cheesy Taco Pasta
This easy taco pasta is wonderful for dinner and it’s one of the best skill pasta dinner ideas I’ve found. Beef, onion and garlic are dominating flavours in this creamy taco pasta with macaroni noodles.
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Slow Cooker Italian Beef
Boneless chuck roast is flavoured with herbs and spices in this delicious Slow Cooker Italian Beef. It slow cooks in the crock pot until fall-apart tender and makes the best Italian beef sandwiches, perfect for busy nights.
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Italian Penne Rosa Pasta
If you’re looking for a quick and easy weeknight dinner, try making this one-pot Penne Rosa Pasta with a creamy tomato sauce. This comforting and filling Italian dish is both tasty and satisfying and perfect for those who love a little spice in their meal.
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Roasted Cauliflower Carbonara
This delicious Italian recipe is ideal for any pasta lover, combining roasted cauliflower florets with a creamy sauce that includes bacon, pancetta, and parmesan cheese. It comes out of the oven perfectly golden brown and caramelized and is sure to impress.
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Beef and Potato Bake
One pot beef recipe with a layered potato topping, meaning you don’t have to get a whole bunch of pots, pans and dishes dirty to make it.
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One Pot Taco Macaroni and Cheese
If you’re in the mood for a hearty and flavorful meal, look no further than this recipe for taco macaroni and cheese. Combining the best of both worlds with Mexican and Italian flavors, this one-pot dish is perfect for satisfying your comfort food cravings in the cooler months.
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Instant Pot Pork Loin Roast with Vegetables
This Instant Pot pork loin roast is an especially great recipe because you can make it in a fraction of the time you’d spend using a slow cooker or Dutch oven. Pork roast with vegetables makes a very easy dinner for busy weeknights.
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This slow cooker lasagna soup recipe is the best you’ll ever try, with a hearty and delicious flavor that will satisfy you. Although there are quite a few ingredients, it’s one of those easy crockpot Italian dinner recipes that are perfect for any night of the week.
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Campbell’s Chicken Curry
This foolproof Campbell’s Chicken Curry is the perfect easy weeknight meal your family will love. It’s loaded with tender chicken, vegetables and a flavorful broth made with curry, turmeric and Campbell’s Cream of Chicken Soup.
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Apple Cider Beef Stew
This apple cider beef stew is full of comfort. It’s easy to throw together and tastes great the next day. It’s the perfect meal to make for company over the holidays.
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Tortellini Soup with Sausage
This creamy Tortellini Soup with Sausage will warm your soul on a cold fall night. Easy to make in less than 30 minutes and a family hit for sure.
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Easy Hamburger Soup
Easy hamburger soup is loaded with sweet potatoes, carrots, peppers, onions, celery, and fire-roasted tomatoes. It can be ready in under 30 minutes and lasts well in the fridge for lunches during the week. Perfect for a chilly day.
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Chicken Taco Casserole
Chicken Taco Casserole is a family-friendly dish that is perfect for a hearty, filling dinner. This wholesome meal is made with boneless skinless chicken breasts, seasoned to perfection, and covered with cheese while baking atop a bed of crushed tortilla chips. Not only that, but it’s one of our favorite family-friendly dinners.
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Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak
The best part about the yummy Crockpot Salisbury steak recipe is that it is made in the Crock Pot. Just a few minutes to prep and then dinner is ready when you get home.
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This taco casserole makes a great weeknight meal. It is ready in under thirty minutes and has all of the delicious taco flavor you want, in a casserole that can feed a hungry family.
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Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie
This Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie will have you feeling like you’re right back in grandma’s kitchen. There’s nothing quite like the flavor of homemade pot pie, and you’re about the unlock the secrets of how to cook it perfectly.
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Taco Spaghetti (Easy One Pot Recipe)
Taco spaghetti is a fun and delicious twist on a classic family recipe. Made with ground beef, diced tomatoes and chilies, taco seasoning, three blends of cheeses, and more. It’s the perfect weeknight meal that the whole family will devour.
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Easy Cheeseburger Casserole
This easy cheeseburger casserole recipe is made with ground beef, shredded cheese, crumbled bacon, rice, and more! It’s a hearty meal that packs in a ton of flavors and tastes.
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Savory Sweet Potato Casserole
This savory sweet potato casserole is a delicious and healthy alternative to the traditional sweet potato casserole. Made with sweet potatoes and garlic with a delicious honey walnut topping, this casserole is perfect for a holiday meal or a weeknight dinner!
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Pasta e Piselli
Pasta e piselli is a classic Italian pasta dish made with peas and Pecorino cheese. It is a simple and delicious dish that is perfect for a quick weeknight meal. Add this to your list of favorite Italian dinner recipes!
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Lasagna Roll Ups
Lasagna roll-ups are a fun, creative, and delicious twist on traditional lasagna. A lasagna noodle is rolled around a mouth-watering cheese and meat sauce filling.
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Walking Taco Casserole
This casserole has all of the flavor of walking tacos, but is made to enjoy at home. This recipe is meaty, has hidden veggies like zucchini, and is topped with fritos or doritos for a dinner that even the kids will cheer for.
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What could be better than a cheesy steak dinner on a busy night? This recipe tucks tender steak bites into tortilla shells and adds plenty of cheese to the mix. Serve with spicy rice, or chips and salsa for a complete meal.
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Boneless Beef Ribs
Boneless beef ribs are slow-cooked with fresh cranberries, onions, and mushrooms in a luxurious pomegranate sauce. Serve this tender beef over mashed potatoes, polenta, or roasted vegetables for a truly heavenly meal. It’s a slow cooker recipe that’s fancy enough for guests or any holiday meal and yet simple enough for a weeknight dinner.
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Baked Gouda Mac And Cheese
Indulge in a creamy, delicious homemade baked gouda mac and cheese for the ultimate comfort food! This easy-to-follow recipe has a rich, creamy texture and is ready in just 45 minutes!
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Ground Beef Stroganoff
If you’re looking for a yummy dinner that doesn’t skimp on flavor or require much time or effort, this flavorful ground beef stroganoff is just what you need. Tender ground beef, sautéed onions, and mushrooms simmer in a deliciously rich and creamy 3-ingredient sauce.
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Shredded Chicken Nachos
You’re going to love these cheesy shredded chicken nachos! They are loaded with layers of crunchy chips, shredded salsa chicken, beans, and two layers of cheese. After a quick broil, it’s time to top with the perfect nacho toppings your heart desires.
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Bison Cottage Pie
This recipe is a company-worthy comfort food dish for the holidays in between the big feasts of turkey and ham! Its homey comfort is perfect for a Sunday dinner when the family gathers. Puffy butter and cheese topped whipped potatoes are over a delicious savory minced meat and vegetable filling, making this memorable meal.
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Sweet Potato Hash
Sweet potato hash is a hearty, nutritious, and delicious breakfast that has proven to be a real crowd-pleaser. Imagine a big plate with soft sweet potatoes, tasty ham, and onions. It’s topped off with a sunny-side-up egg cooked just right.
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Meatballs and Gravy
Meatballs and gravy are a stick-to-your-ribs, comforting meal. With homemade meatballs and a luscious onion gravy, this recipe will be sure to go on your weekly meal rotation.
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One Pot Creamy Cajun Sausage Pasta
Nothing says simple like a one pot dinner recipe and this creamy cajun sausage pasta recipe is exactly that! This 30-minute meal is perfect for those weeknight dinners when we’re craving something that’s luxuriously creamy with a spicy kick.
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Chicken Enchiladas with Red Sauce
Delicious chicken enchiladas smothered in a flavorful red enchilada sauce, topped with melted cheese, and baked to perfection. A fiesta of flavors! Naturally gluten-free.
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