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The ultimate Mary Berry comfort food recipes

by Jessica Lockyer-Palmer

published on 18 October 2019

From hearty pies and warming stews to soothing soups and dreamy puds, this is the ultimate collection of Mary Berry comfort food recipes.

Mary Berry’s Sausage and Red Pepper Hot Pot

Mary Berry’s Sausage and Red Pepper Hot Pot

Choose your favourite sausages for this quick and comforting one-pot meal – the perfect thing for a weeknight evening.

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Mary Berry’s French Slow-roast Lamb with Ratatouille

Mary Berry’s French Slow-roast Lamb with Ratatouille

A French-inspired recipe, this melt-in-the-mouth lamb makes for a perfect Sunday roast. 

Mary Berry’s Irish Stew

Mary Berry’s Irish Stew

from Classic

Tender stewed meat with a crisp potato topping – the only thing a cold weekend calls for.

Mary Berry Chicken and Herb Casserole | Midweek Meal

Mary Berry’s Rather Special Chicken and Herb Casserole

What could be more comforting than a one-pot chicken casserole? Mary flavours this one with bacon, mushrooms, and white wine.

Potato, Leek and Cheese Pie

Potato, Leek and Cheese Pie

With crisp, flaky pastry, creamy potato, leek, and plenty of cheese, this recipe is comfort food at its finest. 

Mary Berry’s Braised Lamb with Sweet Potato and Haricot Beans

Mary Berry’s Braised Lamb with Sweet Potato and Haricot Beans

A substantial and comforting stew, this recipe is guaranteed to warm you up from the inside out.

Vegetable and Lentil Cottage Pie

Mary Berry’s Vegetable and Lentil Cottage Pie

A meat-free twist on a comfort food favorite, this vegetarian cottage pie is just as tasty as the original.

Smoked Haddock and Cauliflower Gratin

Smoked Haddock and Cauliflower Gratin

Perfectly cooked haddock sits atop a creamy cauliflower gratin in this cosy recipe. 

Mary Berry’s French Onion Soup with Mustard Cheese Croûtes

Mary Berry’s French Onion Soup with Mustard Cheese Croûtes

from Classic

Sometimes all you need is a bowl of soothing soup. The addition of cheesy toasts elevates this humble recipe to the comfort food hall of fame.

Magic Chocolate Pudding

Magic Chocolate Pudding

It wouldn’t be a collection of comfort food recipes without a nod to the chocoholics among you. Meet Mary’s self-saucing chocolate wonder.

Mary Berry’s Brioche Frangipane Apple Pudding

Mary Berry’s Brioche Frangipane Apple Pudding

This indulgent brioche pudding is topped with slices of apple and toasted flaked almonds – the perfect post-roast dessert.

Mary Berry's Best Ginger Biscuits

Mary Berry’s Best Ginger Biscuits

Whether you eat them with a cold glass of milk or a piping hot cup of tea, these warmly spiced ginger biscuits are sure to lift the spirits.

Classic Apple Pie

Mary Berry’s Classic Apple Pie

Does anything say comfort quite like a big slice of apple pie? Serve this with cream, custard, or vanilla ice cream.

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