15 Easy Winter Dinner Recipes - The Produce Moms

Winter nights call for hearty comfort foods. Keep warm all season with these hot soups, comforting casseroles, and set-and-forget slower cooker meals. These are our favorite easy winter dinner recipes:

Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes and Roast Beef

Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes and Roast Beef

Your family will love sitting down to hearty bowls of sweet potatoes and roast beef, steeped in flavor and slow-cooked to perfection.

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Classic Mushroom and Beef Stroganoff

Classic Mushroom and Beef Stroganoff 

Warm and hearty, classic mushroom and beef stroganoff is a must-have winter meal. Sirloin steak, baby bella mushrooms, and egg noodles are covered in a rich, creamy sauce to create this ultimate comfort food.

Get the recipe for Classic Mushroom and Beef Stroganoff 

Roasted Tomato Soup

Roasted Tomato Soup

Put summer tomatoes to work and create a hearty roasted tomato soup. If you don’t have a freezer full of summer tomatoes, you can most definitely use store-bought ones. Serve with  gooey grilled cheese sandwiches.

Get the recipe for Roasted Tomato Soup

Instant Pot Chicken and Potatoes

Instant Pot Chicken and Potatoes

Chicken and potatoes are a classic combo — one that the whole family loves. Make this dish in practically an instant in your Instant Pot! It’s a perfect choice for busy school nights.

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Creamy Tuscan Chicken

One-Skillet Meal: Creamy Tuscan Chicken

This one-skillet meal combines Tuscan-inspired veggies with chicken thighs and a rich, creamy sauce. And the best part? It takes just 30 minutes to make!

Get the recipe for Creamy Tuscan Chicken

Stuffed Bell Pepper Casserole

Stuffed Bell Pepper Casserole

Think of this casserole as undone stuffed bell peppers. All the ingredients are cooked in one pot on the stovetop and then baked in a casserole dish, making it as easy as it is delicious!

Get the recipe for Stuffed Bell Pepper Casserole

Cheesy Kale and Penne Bake

Cheesy Kale and Penne Bake

Cheesy Kale and Penne Bake is a comfort dish with rich flavors that is sure to make your belly happy! It’s hearty and warm — a great option for dinner on a cold winter evening. Covered in cheese and paired with pasta, this dish is a great way to introduce kids to kale.

Get the recipe for Cheesy Kale and Penne Bake

Slow Cooker Potato and Ham Soup

Slow Cooker Potato and Ham Soup

This savory soup will warm you up even on the chilliest of evenings. A slow cooker makes the ingredients in this soup delightfully tender and brings out all the flavors of the ham and vegetables.

Get the recipe for Slow Cooker Potato and Ham Soup

Veggie Tofu Bowls with Peanut Sauce

Veggie Tofu Bowls With Peanut Sauce

Brighten up a dreary winter night with these colorful veggie and tofu bowls, topped with a savory-sweet peanut sauce.

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Hoosier Stew

Hoosier Stew

Hoosier Stew is a hearty Midwestern classic that consists of green beans, potatoes, and smoked sausage. It’s a comforting one-pot meal.

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Spicy Vegetarian Ramen Soup

Spicy Vegetarian Ramen Soup with Baby Bok Choy

This spicy ramen soup brings the heat even on bitter cold evenings! Packed full of satisfying veggies, we promise you won’t miss the meat!

Get the recipe for Spicy Vegetarian Ramen Soup 

Pasta Alla Norma

Pasta Alla Norma

This easy pasta dish combines eggplant, cherry tomatoes, basil, and ricotta salata cheese. It’s comforting and flavorful, but not overwhelmingly heavy like pasta dishes can be.

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Pork Sheet Pan with Sweet Potatoes and Honeycrisp Apples

Pork Sheet Pan with Sweet Potato and Apple

Juicy pork chops served on a bed of sweet potatoes, Honeycrisp apples, and buttery walnuts topped with a homemade sauce — need we say more?

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Warm Tuscan Spinach Salad

Tuscan Spinach Salad

Salad probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of comfort foods, but this one is warm and hearty. Warm spinach and radicchio topped with gorgonzola cheese, garlic, yellow onions, and toasted walnuts make for a decadent and filling meal.

Get the recipe for Warm Tuscan Spinach Salad

Vegetarian Bolognese

Vegetarian Bolognese

This vegetarian bolognese might lack meat, but it’s not lacking in flavor! Walnuts, fire-roasted tomatoes, and delicious seasonings make this meatless meal a hearty and nutrient-dense feast!

Get the recipe for Vegetarian Bolognese

Which of these easy winter dinner recipes will you try first? Share in the comments or tag us in your food photos on Instagram @theproducemoms.

Easy Winter Dinner Recipes

Author: Kristin Ahaus

Kristin Ahaus is the Director of Content and Communications for The Produce Moms. Her focus and passion is helping all of TPM's brand partners share their stories while also helping consumers understand how to select, serve and store fresh produce. Connect with Kristin on LinkedIN.

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