Hearty Recipes to Warm Your Cockles

It’s that time of year, when the food on your table needs to be just that little bit more comforting and warming. What better way to welcome in the colder months than a lovely casserole or pie? We’ve rounded up a selection of our favourite comfort food classics which will be sure to warm you up on a cosy winter’s night or are perfect to pack away in your rucksack to take on a hike and fuel your adventure.

Sweet potato & butternut squash soup with lemon & garlic toast

What could be better than a large helping of warming soup on a chilly winter walk? This recipe can be prepared well in advance and thanks to our 1 Litre Vacuum Camping Flask will stay warm for up to 10 hours!

Preparation time: 30 mins

Cooking time: 1 hour

Level: Easy

Serves: 8-10

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Cottage pie

Cottage pie is the ultimate comfort food and this classic recipe is sure to become a family favourite. Pack a large helping into your picnic set and head out for a day in the countryside.

Preparation time: 35 mins

Cooking time: 1 hour, 50 minutes

Level: Easy

Serves: 10

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Vegetarian bean pot with herby breadcrumbs

Wrap up in your hats, gloves and scarves for a walk in the park and return home to this nourishing recipe. Get five of your 5-a-day in one hit with this vegetarian bean pot topped with breadcrumbs. It's bursting with nutrients, low in calories and packed with flavour.

Preparation time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 35 minutes

Level: Easy

Serves: 2

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Beef & vegetable casserole

A traditional braised beef stew with thick, rich gravy – an ideal recipe for campfire cooking. Don’t forget to pack your Backpacking cookset and Mess Tins.

Preparation time: 15 mins

Cooking time: 3 hours – 3 hours 50 minutes

Level: Easy

Serves: 5

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Bean & sausage hotpot

Warm up after a day spent in the great outdoors with this ultimate comfort food dish, just add a buttery dollop of mash.

Preparation time: 5 mins

Cooking time: 40 minutes

Level: Easy

Serves: 4

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We can’t help but imagine these tasty dishes waiting for us at the end of a chilly winter walk - which will you be tucking in to this winter?

All recipes from bbcgoodfood

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