With Winter in full swing, we’ve rounded up 10 of our favourite comfort food recipes. From slow cooker stews that you can set and forget to quick toasties that really hit the spot, there’s something to warm every belly.

Chicken Ginger Congee

Chicken Ginger Congee
Chicken Ginger Congee from Taste

This traditional Chinese rice porridge will cure whatever ails you. Keep it simple with chicken and ginger, or boost the flavour profile with sesame oil and fried shallots.

Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks

Braised Lamb Shanks in Casserole Dish
Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks from Kidspot

This is an easy meal the whole family can enjoy. Pop it all in the slow cooker in the morning for a hassle free dinner.

Beef and Veggie Lasagne with Ricotta

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Beef and Veggie Lasagne from One Handed Cooks

Lasagne is one of the best cold-weather meals. Using store bought tomato sauce and ricotta means you spend less time in the kitchen!

Smoky barbeque braised beef short ribs

Smoky barbeque braised beef short ribs from Foodiful
Smoky barbeque braised beef short ribs from Foodiful

This crowd pleaser is perfect for weekend entertaining. Cook it overnight for lunch the next day.

Broccoli Soup with Shredded Chicken

Broccoli Soup with Shredded Chicken from Delicious
Broccoli Soup with Shredded Chicken from Delicious

Broccoli and Chicken have been a winning combination in our house ever since the kids were little. This soup comes together quickly for an easy mid-week meal.

Italian pork sausage spaghetti

Italian Pork Sausage Spaghetti from SBS Food
Italian Pork Sausage Spaghetti from SBS Food

Make this hearty and delicious sauce while your pasta is cooking. Leftovers are perfect for lunch the next day if they last that long!

Pressure Cooker Chicken Risotto

Pressure Cooker Chicken Risotto from Taste
Pressure Cooker Chicken Risotto from Taste

There’s nothing better than a risotto that is on the table in less than 30 minutes. If you’ve got a pressure cooker, this will be your new favourite way to make this Italian staple.

Vegetable Spag Bol

Vegetable Spag Bol from Jamie Oliver
Vegetable Spag Bol from Jamie Oliver

This is one for meat-free Monday. With green lentils and porcini mushrooms, you and the kids won’t even miss the beef!

Baked bean, bacon and smoky barbeque jaffles

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Baked bean, bacon and smoky barbeque jaffles from Food to Love

Mix up your breakfast routine with this hearty jaffle. Perfect for chilly mornings, a round of these will keep the whole family going until lunch.

Matt Preston’s Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding

Matt Preston's Self-Saucing Chocolate Pudding from Delicious
Matt Preston’s Self-Saucing Chocolate Pudding from Delicious

We couldn’t leave you without at least one dessert recipe! This self-saucing pudding is the answer to all your chocolate-related dreams.