One of the great things about fall is that the weather is a bit cooler and it gives you an excuse to indulge in some good, hearty comfort foods that warm you up. Comfort foods may not be healthy for you physically but they are definitely good for the soul. We’ve come up with eight comfort food recipes to make this fall.
1. Loaded Mac & Cheese
This comfort food recipe from Lemon Tree Dwelling is for anyone who is a fan of the classic macaroni and cheese, but is open to making the dish even better. It is loaded with sour cream, bacon and chives, just like a baked potato.
2. French Onion Chicken and Rice Bake
This comfort food recipe is hearty and delicious and super easy to make. The rice and chicken make this meal super filling and the crispy onions on top add a nice crunch to each bite. You can find the recipe at PlainChicken.com.
3. Chicken Pot Pie Soup
KitchenDreaming.com has a comfort food recipe that you will definitely want to make this fall. For lovers of chicken pot pies, behold this creamy and delicious pot pie soup. It features all of the classic ingredients of a pot pie, but without the crust.
4. Chicken Fried Chicken with Cream Gravy
This comfort food recipe from SeriousEats.com will have your mouth watering as soon as you hear about it. Nothing says “comfort food” like good old fried chicken. This recipe calls for chicken thighs, which are juicier and have more flavor than white meat.
5. Chicken Bacon Ranch Baked Penne
The Life in the Lofthouse blog has a delicious recipe for anyone who loves bacon and ranch. This pasta is super tasty and will definitely make your soul happy after eating it. The chicken makes this dish super filling and the pasta gives it that hearty touch you need in any comfort food dish.
6. Baked Spaghetti and Meatballs
For anyone who loves spaghetti and meatballs, give this comfort food recipe a try this fall: baked spaghetti and meatballs! The recipe can be found the Joy in Every Season website and is perfect for those crisp fall nights where you want something warm and filling for dinner. It’s super cheesy, too!
7. Loaded Baked Potato Casserole
MomAlwaysFindsOut.com has a super tasty comfort food recipe for fall. It has all the ingredients you would find in a loaded baked potato, but in a casserole! This means it’s extra cheesy and delicious. If you’re craving some comfort food, this dish will definitely satisfy your needs.
8. Smoked Sausage and Beer Cheese Potato Soup
Beer cheese? Yes, please! Rather than making a traditional potato soup for dinner, why not make a beer cheese potato soup with some smoked sausage thrown in? This recipe is super hearty and delicious and perfect for a cozy night in this fall. You can find the recipe over at AuntBeesRecipes.com.