Recipe Index: Comfort Food

Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan

A classic Italian baked eggplant Parmesan casserole with breaded eggplant slices layered with Mozzarella, Parmesan, basil, and tomato sauce.
Fancy Hot Dogs (photo)

Fancy Hot Dogs

Hot dog slices sautéed in butter with onions, with a sour cream sauce. Served with pasta.
Fettuccine Alfredo (photo)

Fettuccine Alfredo

Two approaches for fettuccine Alfredo, a traditional Italian version with butter and Parmesan, and a more modern version with cream and nutmeg.
Fried Catfish

Fried Catfish

Crispy fried catfish fillets coated in a seasoned cornmeal crust.
Green Chile Mac and Cheese

Green Chile Mac and Cheese

Oven baked macaroni and cheese casserole with roasted green chiles and corn.
Grilled Polish Sausage (photo)

Grilled Polish Sausage

Grilled polish sausage with sauerkraut and onions, simmered in beer, spiced with caraway seeds.
Grits with Corn and Onion Greens (photo)

Grits with Corn and Onion Greens

Savory grits with extra corn and green onion greens, Parmesan cheese, and parsley.
Ham, Potato and Leek Soup (photo)

Ham, Potato and Leek Soup

Warm, creamy, filling soup with russet potatoes, fresh leeks, and chopped ham.
Hamburger and Macaroni on Simply Recipes

Hamburger and Macaroni

American comfort classic hamburger and macaroni recipe. Browned ground beef cooked in a tomato onion sauce, mixed in with elbow macaroni.
Italian Meatballs (photo)

Italian Meatballs

Classic Italian-American style meatballs, huge, pillowy soft and loaded with herbs and cheese, mixed with ground beef and pork, served with a traditional tomato sauce.
Kentucky Burgoo (photo)

Kentucky Burgoo

A Kentucky Derby favorite, Kentucky Burgoo stew, with pork, beef chuck, and chicken for meat, and corn, carrots, onion, celery, and lima beans.
Lasagna on Simply Recipes


Classic lasagna recipe with ground beef, onion, Mozzarella, Ricotta, and Parmesan cheeses, tomato sauce and lasagna noodles.
Lasagna Bolognese

Lasagna Bolognese

Traditional Lasagna Bolognese. Layers of flat lasagna noodles baked with alternating layers of slow-cooked Bolognese sauce, bechamel, and Parmesan cheese.
Lentils and Ham (photo)

Lentils and Ham

Lentils cooked in a rich broth made from leftover ham and served with slices of that same leftover ham.
Linguine with Red Clam Sauce

Linguine with Clam Sauce

Classic Italian-American linguine with clam sauce with fresh and canned clams, tomatoes and fennel
Maple Glazed Yams Pecan Topping

Maple-Glazed Yams with Pecan Topping

Sliced, baked sweet potato yam recipe, with maple syrup, brown sugar, and pecans.
Memphis-Style Pork Ribs (photo)

Memphis-Style Pork Ribs

Memphis-style dry rubbed pork ribs barbecued slowly to perfection.

Minestrone Soup

Minestrone soup with cannellini beans, chicken stock, cabbage, potato, zucchini, carrots, plum tomatoes, and Parmesan cheese.
Stuffed Bell Peppers

Mom’s Stuffed Bell Peppers

Perfect comfort food! Bell peppers stuffed with ground beef, rice, and herbs, and baked in the oven.
Mom's Turkey Soup

Mom’s Turkey Soup

Classic turkey soup recipe. Every Thanksgiving my mother takes what's left of the turkey carcass and makes a delicious soup with the leftover turkey that we enjoy for days.
New England Boiled Dinner (photo)

New England Boiled Dinner

New England boiled dinner, a one pot dish consisting of corned beef or plain brisket, cabbage, carrots and potatoes.
Onion Potato Gratin

Onion Potato Gratin

Onion potato gratin with sliced Yukon Gold potatoes, baked with onions, with heavy cream and Gruyere and Parmesan cheeses.
Pasta e Fagioli on Simply Recipes

Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e fagioli, or pasta "fazool". A classic Italian dish of beans and short pasta with tomatoes and vegetables.
Pasta Puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca

A classic Italian pasta sauce based on pantry items such as olives, capers, anchovies and canned tomatoes.
Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Heavenly mashed potatoes recipe using buttery Yukon Gold potatoes, cream, butter, milk, salt and pepper.

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