Comfort food is love on a plate – and a little bit of comfort goes a long way towards making life better. Your favorite comfort food may be a steamy bowl of chili eaten while you’re cuddled up in a snuggly blanket enjoying a movie. It may be a turkey with stuffing or a tender pot roast dinner with mashed potatoes all smothered in thick brown gravy. Or it may be a crunchy and gooey grilled cheese and bacon sandwich paired with a bowl of creamy tomato soup. It’s all feel-good food – and sometimes it hits the spot like nothing else will.
Sandra Lee shares her favorite one-dish recipes so you can share with your family:
Crispy pepperoni and melted mozzarella cheese on top of: pasta? Why didn’t we think of this sooner? This pizza casserole combines two classic dinner options into a meal that will make you feel warm inside – and full too!
One-dish meals don’t have to be limited to lasagne or macaroni and cheese – they can involve fancier elements as well. In this recipe, pork chops combine with apples and winter squash to make a healthy cold-weather classic.
The name of this dish might sound gourmet and a bit complicated, but don’t let that scare you – it’s actually really simple to make! This tasty turkey and pasta meal is quick and you can even use leftover veggies to make it.
Excerpted from the book, Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade Comfort Food, by Sandra Lee Copyright © 2010 SLSH Enterprises, Inc. www.sandralee.com