6 comfort food recipes that will soothe your mind, body and soul
What is it that makes a recipe comforting? Is it the happy memories of something you used to eat when you were young? Or is it that self-induced food coma after eating a few bites too many of a heavy dish? Comfort food seems to be any type of food that makes a person feel better, but as we all know, it’s mostly associated with the type of dishes that aren’t particularly good for you.
Well, that’s about to change. We’re going to prove that theory wrong with this list of tasty vegetarian and vegan recipes that will sooth your mind, as well as your body.
CREAMY MUSHROOM SOUP WITH VEGETABLE BALLS
This beautiful soup with mushrooms is the perfect autumn dish. It’s creamy as can be and it’s topped with our vegetarian balls. The mushrooms give this soup that amazing earthy, sweet taste that will just make you smile in comfort. Check the recipe here.
VEGETARIAN SHEPHERD'S PIE
There’s much debate on the origin of this dish (is it English, Irish, both?) or if it even is a real pie. Whatever the answers are, this dish is comfort food for sure. With our Sensational Mince and mashed potatoes with a perfect crust, the only thing you’ll have to worry about is making it to the couch after dinner. Start cooking and check out how to make this pie here.
ONE-PAN PEARL COUSCOUS 'GOULASH'
Goulash is a Hungarian stew with a rich smokey paprika flavour to it. Our vegetarian version has fresh bell peppers, couscous and vegetarian balls. Stews might just be the epitome of comfort food, and this one really hits the spot!
GRATINATED PASTA WITH PUMPKIN AND VEGAN BALLS
What’s not to love about this plant-based pasta bake? It’s got (vegan) cheese, pumpkin, garlic and vegetarian balls. It might take a bit longer than average with its 40 minutes prep time, but you’ll taste the love once this dish comes out of the oven.
BEAN STEW WITH SENSATIONAL SAUSAGE
This vegan stew gets its savory flavour from freshly ground fennel, sage and our Sensational Sausage. You can either serve it with beans or use lentils and chickpeas instead to vary the flavours of this recipe.
COMFORT GNOCCHI BOLOGNESE WITH SENSATIONAL MINCE
These Italian potato dumplings are great if you’re a pasta lover and looking for some variation. The Bolognese sauce is in this recipe is 100% vegetarian and has that full bodied Italian flavour that will certainly warm you up. Our Sensational Mince is great for some added protein in this dish and gives that real Bolognese texture. Buen Proveggio!
These are just a few of the comforting dishes we’ve got waiting for you online. And it goes to show that you can get that warm and fuzzy feeling with food that’s filled with vitamins and full-bodied veggie flavours!