Home Comfort recipes

Sometimes the comforts are all you need. If you’ve had a bad day or the weather outside is bringing things down, get yourself into the kitchen and try your hand at one of our home comfort recipes to whip up a satisfying and warming meal. From our classic sausage and potato casserole through to making the perfect wedges, chips, mash or roast spuds, you’re sure to find something perfect.

 

See our selection of Home Comfort recipes below

St. Patrick’s Day Potato, Bacon & Cabbage Gratin

St. Patrick’s Day Potato, Bacon & Cabbage Gratin

St. Patrick’s Day Potato, Bacon & Cabbage Gratin

Celebrate St Patrick’s day with family and friends in true style. Cook up a storm with this modern twist on traditional ingredients.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
Jansson's Temptation Style Fish & Potato Gratin

Jansson's Temptation Style Fish & Potato Gratin 

Jansson's Temptation Style Fish & Potato Gratin Recipe

Here's our take on a traditional Swedish dish. Jansson’s temptation, or Janssons frestelse, is creamy, warming and hearty.

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Patatas Bravas with Chorizo in Red Wine Sauce

Patatas Bravas with Chorizo in Red Wine Sauce

Patatas Bravas with Chorizo in Red Wine Sauce

Treat yourself to a taste of Spain! Packed with chorizo and red wine, this is sure to please a crowd.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Pulled Pork & Tomato Layered Potato Bake

Pulled Pork & Tomato Layered Potato Bake

Pulled Pork & Tomato Layered Potato Bake

Here's a clever way to use up leftovers from a weekend roast. Packed with hearty flavours and warming herbs and spices, it's a real mid-week treat. 

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
Indian Style Lamb, Potato & Aubergine Dhansak Curry

Indian Style Lamb, Potato & Aubergine Dhansak Curry 

Indian Style Lamb, Potato & Aubergine Dhansak Curry

Jazz up your midweek meal with this quick and tasty curry.

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Sweet and spicy Lamb & Potato Filled Squash

Sweet and spicy Lamb & Potato Filled Squash 

Sweet and spicy Lamb & Potato Filled Squash

This hearty dish combines warming, exotic spices with more traditional ingredients - lamb and squash. Easy to create, but so delicious - why not give it a try?

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Greek Style Beef and Potato Moussaka

Greek Style Beef and Potato Moussaka

Greek Style Beef and Potato Moussaka

Moussaka is the ultimate Greek comfort food, but this healthy version means you can enjoy it guilt-free. Enjoy something a little different for dinner tonight! 

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 35 mins
Atlantic Coast Seafood Chowder

Atlantic Coast Seafood Chowder

Atlantic Coast Seafood Chowder Recipe

This warming, golden chowder is filled with delicious prawns, mussels and squid. It's super quick to make and sure to warm your cockles!

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Ham, Cheese and Potato Croquette

Ham, Cheese and Potato Croquette

Ham, Cheese and Potato Croquettes Recipe

This recipe is such a crowd pleaser! The combination of a strong cheese, ham and silky potato makes for a delicious snack that is surprisingly quick to whip up.

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins
Sri Lankan Beef and Potato Curry

Sri Lankan Beef and Potato Curry

Sri Lankan Beef and Potato Curry Recipe

This creamy, aromatic curry is a really comforting dish that is simple to prepare but perfectly satisfying.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 40 mins
Autumnal Potato and Pumpkin Soup

Autumnal Potato and Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Autumnal Potato and Pumpkin Soup

This soup is a real winter warmer. Perfect for batch cooking and enjoying as a light but satisfying lunch.

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
Potato & Peanut Curry

Deliciously Ella's Potato & Peanut Curry

Deliciously Ella's Potato & Peanut Curry

This warming, fragrant curry from Deliciously Ella is perfect for a hearty dinner.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 50 mins

Lamb Mini Roast with Citrus Baby Carrots and New Potatoes

Roasts aren't just for Sundays, they're perfect for a mid-week meal too. Try this lamb mini roast with citrus baby carrots and new potatoes.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 40 mins
Pesto Potatoes with Grilled Chicken, Tomatoes and Bacon Recipe

Pesto Potatoes with Grilled Chicken & Bacon Recipe

A delicious quick fix comprised of vibrant bacon and sundried tomato flavours, topped off with the nutty lift of green pesto. 

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins
Tuscan Potatoes with Pork Loin Steaks and Pancetta Recipe

Tuscan Potatoes with Pork Loin Steaks and Pancetta recipe

Really simple to make, and the combination of juices from the pork and the fresh lemon really pack flavour!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Chicken and Potato Fricassee Recipe

Chicken and Potato Fricassee Recipe

Make use of the new season crop to create this deliciously fresh and light dish.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Tandoori Style Chicken and Potatoes Recipe

Tandoori Style Chicken and Potato Recipe

Four green lights on the traffic light system, a tasty and healthy alternative to your Saturday night takeaway - just whack it all on one tray and pop it in the oven. Easy!

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Lamb, Potato and Orange Stew Recipe

Lamb, Potato and Orange Stew Recipe

Lamb and orange isn't necessarily the first combination that 'springs' to mind, but trust us - this one works!

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
Gnocchi Marinara Recipe

Gnocchi & Marinara Sauce Recipe

Tasty pillows of goodness, absorbing the subtle flavours of tomato and basil used to make a classic Marinara sauce.

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Roasties with Stuffed Chicken Recipe

Roasted Potatoes with Stuffed Chicken Recipe

This home comfort recipe shows you how to create beautifully crispy golden brown roast potatoes as well as a fantastic stuffed chicken to accompany it.  

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 40 mins
Roasties with a Quick Roast Pork and Asian Slaw Recipe

Roast Potatoes with Roast Pork and Asian Slaw Recipe

Allow the roasted potato to lend itself to Asian cuisine with this inspiring combination of spud and slaw. This is a real unique culinary delight to throw into your repertoire! 

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Cheat’s Fish and ‘Chip’ Roasties Recipe

Fish and 'Chip' Recipe with Roast Potatoes

Cast your chips aside in favour of the roast spud in this twist on the traditional Fish 'n' Chip recipe. 

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 40 mins
Mozzarella, Plum Tomato and Roasties Salad Recipe

Roast Potato Salad with Mozzarella & Plum Recipe

Get your glorious greens with this terrific mix of flavours and textures which includes cheesy, vibrant flavours as well as fresh salad and veg. 

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Roasties with Lamb Cutlets and Greens Recipe

Roast Potatoes with Lamb Cutlets Recipe

Find out how to best cook your spuds to compliment this traditional lamb cutlets dish, you'll also find a stunning array of flavours and seasonings to take this simple dish to new heights. 

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins

Sausage and Potato Cassoulet

Warming, satisfying - try our hearty sausage and potato cassoulet for a tasty evening meal. 

  • Cook in: 25 - 30 mins
Steak and Boulangère potatoes Recipe

Steak and Boulangère Potatoes Recipe

Boulangère potatoes are delicious with steak. Thinly sliced smooth potatoes, such as Desiree are slowly baked until they are golden on top and soft below

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 65 mins
Sole Otero Recipe

Sole Otero

For a luxurious version this dish could be made with Dover sole, shrimps, truffles and Parmesan, but in wartime often it was made with substitutes. This modern take on the recipe uses sole, prawns and Cheddar.

  • Prep in: 25 mins
  • Cook in: 70 mins
Smoked Haddock & Potato Chowder Recipe

Smoked Haddock & Potato Chowder Recipe

A beautifully buttery consistency compliments the mixture of spuds, veg and delicious haddock in this chowder recipe. Discover how to create this amazing dish guaranteed to please. 

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Mustard Mash with Poached Cod Recipe

Mustard Mash with Poached Cod Recipe

Sublime smooth mash potatoes churned with mustard is a delightful counterpart to cod. Discover how to create the ultimate mustard mash in this easy yet impressive recipe. 

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Smoked Haddock with Chive Mayonnaise Mash Recipe

Smoked Haddock with Potato & Chive Mash Recipe

Quick, simple and comforting, this recipe is so easy to make and curl up on the sofa with a good film.  If you have a particular favourite, switch the chives out for your preferred herb or spice.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Spiced Potatoes with Aubergine and Coconut Recipe

Spiced Potatoes with Aubergine and Coconut Recipe

Enjoy the fantastic spice of these smooth potatoes fuelled by fiery mustard and chilli, the coconut milk is a cooling compliment to the spice and adds a terrific taste.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Cajun Style Steak and Chips

Homemade Chips and Cajun Style Steak

The perfect fluffy, chunky cut chips with a delicious steak, topped off with a fruity salsa, perfect with the cajun seasoning.  What better way to impress?

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Potato Stir Fry with Jamaican Jerk Chicken Recipe

Potato Stir-fry with Jamaican Jerk Chicken Recipe

Quick and easy to rustle up, this delicious jerk chicken dish makes a great midweek meal.  You can always replace the chicken for beef or a vegetarian option.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 12 mins
One Pot Potato & Pork Chilli Recipe

One Pot Potato & Pork Chilli Recipe

Simple, tasty and rustic - just bang it all in one pan and serve with crusty bread.  Easy!

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
Corned Beef Hash Recipe

Potatoes With Corned Beef Hash

Simple ingredients, and really easy to cook - this recipe will definitely make you see a traditional store cupboard staple in a whole new light!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Red Thai chicken and potato curry recipe
  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Thai potato and chicken curry recipe by Jo Pratt

Thai Potato and Chicken Curry Recipe by Jo Pratt

This recipe is a one pot wonder – ideal to use up veggies you might have left over from the weekly shop, (mine are just a suggestion) but potatoes are key in this dish.  Then simply add some chicken and a few spices. 

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
Sausage and sweetcorn chowder recipe

Sausage and Sweetcorn Chowder Recipe

A slight twist on the traditional New England corn Chowder, the addition of smoked sausage brings a new depth of flavour to this winter-warming dish.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
30 minute cottage pie recipe

Cottage Pie in 30 Minutes Recipe

Think cottage pie takes too long to cook?  Think again with our 30 minute version that tastes just as good as you remember.

  • Cook in: 5 mins
Colcannon mash recipe
  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Chunky potato and bean soup recipe
  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Potato salad with warm mackerel recipe
  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Bubble and squeak with asparagus & hollandaise recipe

Bubble & Squeak with Asparagus & Hollandaise Recipe

An easy way to use leftovers from roast dinners, but still quick and easy to cook from scratch. Why not try with a poached egg popped on top?

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins
Braised potatoes with chicken recipe
  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 35 mins
Spanish fish stew recipe

Source of FIBRE

Source of POTASSIUM

Spanish Fish Stew Recipe

A hearty stew, coming in at under 350 calories, with garlic, paprika and olives.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 17 mins
Jo Pratt's hearty potato soup recipe
  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
Chocolate potato cake recipe

Chocolate Potato Cake Easy Recipe

Who knew that potatoes could be included in a dessert?  Well now you do - so why not give this Chocolate Potato Cake recipe it a try?

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 40 mins
Chicken and potato pot recipe

Chicken and Potato Pot Easy Recipe

This Chicken and Potato Pot is quick, easy and full of flavour, full of winter warmers.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
Breakfast hash with bacon and poached eggs recipe

Breakfast Hash with Bacon and Poached Eggs

A tasty weekend brunch recipe that the whole family can enjoy during a leisurely day. Ideal for using up leftover cooked potatoes. Sausages could also be added to this breakfast brunch.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Alex Mackay’s midweek jerk roast chicken & spicy King Edward chips recipe

Alex Mackay’s Midweek Jerk Roast Chicken & Spicy King Edward Chips

"This is simply yummy, as spicy as you fancy with the King Edwards catching a lovely lick of the chicken's roasting juices as they get to know each other in the oven."

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
Alex Mackay's roast King Edwards with lamb cutlets, smoked paprika, peppers, onions & olives recipe

Alex Mackay's Roast King Edwards with Lamb Cutlets, Smoked Paprika, Peppers, Onions & Olives

"The first time I discovered smoked paprika was on roast potatoes served as tapas with smoked paprika mayonnaise. Before then, I'd assumed chorizo was spiced with plain paprika and then the whole sausage was smoked. It was a revelation and I've had a long lasting smoked paprika period since then. I serve the potatoes and pepper mixture with lamb as a little celebration of Spring."

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Potato and beef mince hash recipe

Potato and Beef Mince Hash

Simple ingredients, great flavours. Ideal as a brunch option or a dish for a family to share.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Oxford potato soup recipe

Oxford Potato Soup Recipe

Recreated to celebrate VE Day last year, this is a popular wartime soup of potatoes, onions, leeks, celery and bacon - healthy and really tasty.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's potato peel soup recipe

Potato Peel Soup Recipe by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

"There’s nothing humble about this soup’s rich, creamy flavour – it tastes, remarkably, like mushrooms. And if it seems just a little too pared-back, it’s very easy to jazz it up with some nice finishing touches. Make sure the potatoes are well scrubbed before you peel them so the peels are very clean.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Twice baked sour cream and chive jacket potatoes recipe

Twice Baked Sour Cream and Chive Jacket Potatoes

Twice-baked might sound complicated, but these guys are a doddle to whip up, and well worth it at the end.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 35 mins
Bonfire jacket potato recipe

Jo Pratt's Bonfire Jackets

Tuck into this incredibly warming snack packed full of tasty bacon, melted cheese and kidney beans heightened by a sprinkling of smokey paprika. Perfect for a cold winter's evening!

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Christmas leftover jacket potato recipe

Jacket Potato Recipe for Christmas Leftovers

This recipe is great for getting through the sprouts at Christmas - the added blue cheese adds a different dimension.  Try throughout the year with other leftover vegetables.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Spicy Mexican jacket recipe

Spicy Mexican Jacket

Really simple to make, and pretty tasty too!  Why not mix up a bowl of the filling and share around the table - there'll always be room for more with this one!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Chicken, spinach and mushroom jacket recipe

Chicken, Spinach and Mushroom Jacket

Simple ingredients mixed together make one tasty result!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 40 mins
Chunky potato and chicken soup recipe

Chunky Potato and Chicken Soup

Why not put the leftovers from your roast chicken to use?  This is a really tasty dish that can be frozen and brought out whenever you need a warming boost.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
St Patrick's Day soufflé jackets recipe

St Patrick's Day Soufflé Jackets

Perfect for an evening in front of the fire and a film, or why not try with salad potatoes as a canape? 

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Leftover lamb hotpot recipe

Leftover Lamb Hot Pot

An easy way to use up any leftovers from your Sunday roast - all you need to do is add some extra veg and a bit of stock.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Thatched cottage pie recipe

Good old Thatched cottage pie (made from leftovers!)

This traditional twist on a family favourite is a great way to use up leftovers for a midweek meal.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Beijing spiced potato and chicken roast recipe

Beijing Spiced Potato and Chicken Roast

Soy, honey and ginger combined with the darker meat from the thigh make this a dish rich in flavour, perfect for a midweek family meal.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 20-25 mins
Tuscan potatoes and chicken recipe

Tuscan Potatoes and Chicken

A combination of Mediterranean flavours make this ideal for sharing around the dining table whether winter or summer. Delish!

  • Prep in: 5-10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Boxing day soup recipe

Healthy Potato & Vegetable Soup Recipe

A great way to use up any leftover vegetables from Christmas dinner, but remember - this recipe is for life, not just for Christmas!

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Lamb rosemary mini roast recipe

Lamb Mini Roast with Rosemary Butter

This mini roast is a fantastic meal option for 2-3 people that is boneless,easy to carve and ready in under an hour. The lamb is covered with a delicious rosemary butter, very simply made with unsalted butter and freshly chopped or dried rosemary leaves. Ideal for a midweek meal.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 40 mins
Chinese potato squeak recipe

Chinese Potato Squeak

Try these delicious Chinese Potato 'Squeaks'. A fun new twist on an old favourite, and ready in just 15 minutes. 

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins
Wasabi Duchess potato with honey and soy glazed sausage recipe

Wasabi Duchess Potato with Honey and Soy Glazed Sausage

A recipe created by Michel Roux Jr for British Sausage Week 2015

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Spanish chicken, chorizo and potato one pot recipe

Low sat fat

High protein

High fibre

Chicken & Chorizo Potato One Pot Spanish Recipe

Whether you're hosting a dinner party or cooking for the family, this Spanish-inspired one-pot is a simple but delicious crowd-pleaser that won't disappoint.

  • Cook in: 30 mins
Light massaman chicken and potato curry recipe

High protein

Light Massaman Chicken and Potato Curry

Give this delicious Thai chicken and potato curry a go! Not only is it super tasty it is also low fat and high in protein - get cooking now!

  • Cook in: 25 mins
Indian spiced potato rosti, haddock and poached egg stack recipe

Low fat

Low sat fat

High protein

High fibre

Indian Potato Rosti, Haddock and Poached Egg Recipe

Giving an Indian twist on a classic potato rosti recipe helps gives this recipe a bit of a kick for spice lovers! Perfect for a healthy breakfast.

  • Cook in: 25 mins
Jamaican jerk haddock and prawn potato cakes recipe

Low fat

Low sat fat

High protein

Jamaican Jerk Haddock, Prawn and Potato Cakes Recipe

Giving a Jamaican twist on a classic potato cake recipe helps gives this recipe a bit of a kick for spice lovers!

  • Cook in: 30 mins
Silky smooth potato, ham, spring onion and chive soup recipe

Low fat

Low sat fat

Silky Smooth Potato, ham, spring onion and chive soup

This recipes is perfect for a winter lunch. Containing potatoes, ham and spring onions it has a great taste and is good for you!

  • Cook in: 20 mins
Potato gratin recipe

Potato Gratin Recipe & How to Make

A classic recipe this is easy to make, containing just a few ingredients. Prep in just 20 minutes, this is great for all cooking levels.

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 60 mins
Oven chips homemade style recipe

Homemade Chips Recipe

Want to make chips at home? We have the perfect recipe for you to create oven chips which take just 5 minutes to prep.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 35 mins
Creamy new potato salad recipe

Creamy New Potato Salad

This potato salad is the perfect accompaniment for a barbecue, helping to make your meal just that bit tastier and healthier!

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Saute potatoes recipe made easy

Saute Potatoes Made Easy

Struggling to make perfect sautéed potatoes? Look no further! Try this recipe for a delicious take on classic.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Roast potatoes perfection

Roasted Potato Perfection

Looking for the perfect roasted potato recipe? Look no further! Taking just 10 minutes to prep this is easy for beginners!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 40 mins
Mashed potato recipe

Mashed Potato Recipes

Looking for the perfect mashed potato recipe? Look no further! Taking just 5 minutes to prep this is easy for beginners!

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Potato wedges homemade style recipe

Potato Wedges Homemade Style

Want to make potato wedges at home? We have the perfect recipe for you to create healthy wedges which take just 10 minutes to cook.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins
One pan Mediterranean roast chicken recipe by Jo Pratt

One Pan Mediterranean Roast Chicken by Jo Pratt

This recipe is great for those looking for an easy, healthy meal. Ty it mid-week, or as a simplified Sunday lunch.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 40 mins
Cullen skink potato soup recipe

Cullen Skink Potato Soup

This classic soup is perfect for the winter months. It is easy to make and tastes great too! 

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Sausage and potato casserole recipe

Sausage and Potato Casserole

An easy dish to make taking just 10 minutes to prep, this casserole is healthy and nutritious containing potatoes, sausages and peppers.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Potato crusted pizza recipe

Potato Crusted Pizza

Who knew you could make a pizza base using potatoes?  Try this great recipe for pizza with a twist, perfect for getting the kids involved with cooking their own food.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
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