The winter season means blustery winter winds, colder temperatures and shorter days. This year, stay inside, snuggle up by the fire and beat the winter blues with some hearty comfort food. Give your classic comfort foods a more mindful twist using recipes made with high quality ingredients from companies that stick to the highest of standards. Here are seven savory winter recipes to help keep you warm all season long.
#1 Brussel Sprouts and Carrot Stir Fry with Umami Beef Patties
Fresh Brussel sprouts are a great go to vegetable during the fall and winter months. Enjoy them all on their own or pair them with other delicious vegetables like carrots in this recipe for Brussel Sprouts and Carrot Stir Fry with Umami Beef Patties. Chopped Brussel sprouts and sliced carrots create a hearty vegetable base for this savory stir fry dish. Top with TRIBALÍ Foods Umami Style Beef Patties for a complete meal perfect for lunch at the office or dinner with the family.
Tip: Looking for creative ways to repurpose other vegetables? Raid your kitchen fridge and whip up this Veggie Stir Fry with Umami Beef Patty.
#2 Cauliflower Breakfast Skillet
Chilly morning? Swap out that cold bowl of cereal or breakfast smoothie with a hot breakfast option like this Cauliflower Breakfast Skillet. A bed of cauliflower creates the perfect base for a tasty morning meal. Topped with TRIBALÍ Foods Pork and Sage Breakfast Sliders and a handful of fresh blueberries, this breakfast meal can be enjoyed for a hearty meal any time of day. Mix it up and swap out the blueberries for fresh apple slices and our TRIBALÍ Foods Chicken and Apple Breakfast Sliders for something different.
#3 Chicken Meatball Pasta
One of the best comfort meals of all time has to be a big bowl of pasta with homemade meatballs, which is why this recipe for Chicken Meatball Pasta is the perfect meal for all of those cold winter nights. A plate of pasta is topped with fresh garlic, onion, portobello mushrooms, tomatoes and TRIBALÍ Chicken Patties to create a hearty winter meal. Add a spoonful of tomato sauce and a sprinkle of freshly grated parmesan cheese and enjoy each and every bite as you cozy up by the warm fire.
Tip: If you prefer to skip traditional pasta, try a recipe featuring veggie noodles like this original recipe for Sun Dried Tomato Pesto on Parsnip Noodles with Mediterranean Beef Patty.
#4 Curried Spinach
During the winter season, a fresh spinach salad may not be on your menu. After all, our bodies crave warming foods during the colder winters months, but that’s no excuse to skip a daily dose of greens. Instead, cook up a side of spinach with a tasty twist in this recipe for Curried Spinach. It’s super simple. All you need are a few basic ingredients like curry, potatoes and spinach. Enjoy all on its own or top with a TRIBALÍ Foods Mediterranean Patty to create a complete one of a kind winter meal.
#5 Homemade Beef Stew
Nothing says winter than a slow cooker stocked with a batch of Homemade Beef Stew. This recipe calls for a variety of fresh fall produce like bell peppers, carrots, celery, garlic, onion, sweet potatoes and a variety of herbs. Enjoy a hearty portion of TribalÍ Foods Beef Patties to create a savory yet satisfying winter meal.
#6 Thai Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
A baked potato compliments most meals, but it can also be a meal all on its own when you dress it up with the right ingredients. Swap out that classic white potato with a sweet potato and whip up a tray of Thai Stuffed Sweet Potatoes. These sweet potatoes are packed with mouth watering ingredients like bell peppers, cilantro, red onions, scallions and TRIBALÍ Thai Style Turkey Patties. A drizzle of almond butter and a splash of coconut aminos gives this dish a unique twist of Thai that is both delicious and nutritious.
Tip: Extra sweet potatoes? Use them for breakfast in this savory recipe for a Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash.
#7 Thai Style Tomato Basil Soup
When it comes to soups, tomato soup may be a wintertime classic, but give that traditional recipe an elevated taste with this recipe for Thai Style Tomato Basil Soup. Made with fresh ingredients like garlic, onion and tomatoes, this recipe also includes a taste of turkey with TRIBALÍ Thai Style Turkey Patties. You can even swap out store bought chicken or veggie broth for a batch of homemade broth for a personal touch of handcrafted flavor.
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Warm up this winter with these seven savory winter recipes perfect for the chilliest of winter days and the coldest of winter nights. Bon appetit!