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9 classic comfort food recipes

By Luke Willcox – New product development team

Get stuck into your favourite comforting classics with our simple, family-friendly recipe ideas. From cottage pies to chips and gravy, a comforting meal is sure to keep you warm throughout the season.

Potatoes are the perfect ingredient to keeping you warm over winter, they’re versatile and packed full of goodness making them ideal for preparing delicious and nutritious meals. We’ve put together a list of our favourite autumn recipes, whether you’re looking for a winter dish, a healthier breakfast alternative or a recipe to get the kids involved.  

Try our best ever comforting recipe ideas

Best ever breakfasts  

  1. Scottish tattie scones complement any traditional breakfast and are a tasty alternative to bread 

2. These super simple breakfast hash browns are quick and easy to make, and require only three ingredients 

3. Our breakfast potato cakes are a great way to use up leftover spuds, why not top with smoked salmon and poached eggs to make a filling breakfast or brunch  

Cooking for kids  

4. Recreate a school dinner favourite with our retro potato croquettes 

5. These homemade potato smiley faces are a great way to get the kids in the kitchen and make the perfect comfort food  

6. Our deliciously moreish sweet potato brownies are vegan, gluten-free and a healthy alternative to the traditional sweet treat

Winter warmers 

7. Poutine is a Canadian street food dish and our oven-based version is just as good – It’s made with chips topped with cheese curd and a rich gravy 

8. This rich potato pithivier is perfect for cheese lovers and puts a modern twist on a traditional pie 

9. A cottage pie is a great British classic winter dish, try our seasonal version with cavola nero and a sweet potato top  

Have you got a favourite autumn dish or recipe you would like to share? Join the conversation using @seasonalspuds on Twitter, by liking us on Facebook, or following us on Instagram.  

Check out our recipes!

Sweet Potato Truffles
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Sweet Potato Truffles

Perfect for Valentine's Day, our sweet potato truffles are easy to make and are the perfect dessert for a romantic two or three course meal.
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Vegan spiral sweet potato bake

Set in a mesmerising ringed pattern, this vegan sweet potato bake is simple to make, eye-catching and tastes as good as it looks.
Vegan sweet potato and bean chilli
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Easy vegan chilli

Fresh and healthy, this sweet potato chilli is packed full of flavour and makes the perfect dinner or lunch.
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Corned beef cheesy filled potato cakes

This deliciously cheesy recipe will be a treat to your tastebuds - a perfect bite for all the family.
Vegan couscous salad with sweet potato
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Vegan couscous salad with sweet potato

This recipe is the perfect mix of sweet and savoury and it's super easy!
Masaman curry, using Cornish new potatoes.
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Vegan massaman curry

This smooth yet spicy vegan curry packs a tasty punch. It's filled with New potatoes and peanuts and is the perfect mid-week meal.
asian style vegan stir-fry potatoes
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Asian-Style Vegan Stir-fry Potatoes

This asian-inspired dish proves just how versatile potatoes can be.
Vegan potato curry with aubergine and pomegranate
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Vegan potato curry

Here's a delicious vegan curry that incorporates some exquisite flavours and spices.
Halloween sweet potato biscuits on plate
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Spooktacular sweet potato biscuits

Make a batch of these simple and spooky sweet potato biscuits and get creative with your icing. These scary bites are perfect for a Halloween party.
potato stuffed portobello mushrooms
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Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Here’s a delicious and filling vegetarian snack, ideal for impressing friends or family. Perfect for fans of rich earthy tastes.
Sweet potato pumpkin cupcakes on stand
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Sweet potato cupcakes

Bake up a batch of these eye-catching Halloween sweet potato cupcakes with cute pumpkin decorations. Ideal for a party buffet or a seasonal sweet treat.
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New Potatoes en Papillote

These steamer parcels will keep all the flavour and goodness inside.

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