Winter month calls for warm and top winter meals that keep the cold out and gives you the soothing warm feeling. Here’s a list of such simple yet appetizing recipes that will instantly get your mouth watering!
Chicken Noodle Soup
This warm soup will immediately light up your dull winter evenings, and the ginger in it will particularly cure your cold. This is another popular winter recipe. It is undoubtedly a yummy winter dish.
Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 30 mins
- 900 ml chicken or vegetable stock
- 1 skinless, boneless chicken breast
- 1 garlic clove, chopped finely
- 1tsp chopped ginger
- 50g wheat or rice noodles
- 2 tbsp sweetcorn
- 2-3 mushrooms, finely sliced
- 2 shredded spring onions
- 2 tsp soy sauce
- Basil or mint leaves, shredded chili (optional) for serving
Pour the chicken or vegetable stock into a pan and add the chicken breast, chopped garlic, and ginger
Get it to boil and then reduce the flame. Partly cover and cook for 20 mins until chicken turns tender
Transfer the chicken to a board and cut it into bite-size pieces
Put the chicken back into the broth with the rice or wheat noodles, sweetcorns, mushrooms, spring onions, and soy sauce
Simmer and cook for 3-4 mins until noodles are tender
Transfer the chicken noodle soup into two bowls, sprinkle some shredded spring onions, basil leaves, and chili, if using. Serve hot with some extra soy sauce!
Sausages with Winter Vegetable Mash
If you are looking for delicious new winter recipes, this is definitely the one. This dish is your comfort food on a lone chilly winter evening. Extremely easy to prepare, this is a popular winter recipe to unwind after a hard day.
Prep time: 8 mins
Cook time: 12-15 mins
- 4 sausages
- 2-3 boiled potatoes
- 2 parsnips
- 175g Brussels sprout
- 1 tbsp whole mustard
- 4 tbsp milk
Peel and chop the potatoes and parsnips then cook in salted water for 10-15 mins. Meanwhile, grill the sausages while frequently turning for 10-12mins. Add the shredded sprouts to the pan for the last 2-3 mins and cook till the vegetables turn tender.
Nicely mash the vegetables after draining the water, beat in the mustard and milk with salt and pepper. Plate with the sausages and serve hot.
Red Wine Hot Chocolate
This is one of the best winter lunch ideas. If you’re a fan of red wine and hot chocolate, this cozy warm mug with your two favorite things in it will heal your cold soul on a winter night, and it is also a popular winter recipe.
Prep time: 15 mins
Ready in: 15 mins
- 1/3rd cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 tbsp sugar
- Reduced fat milk
- ½ cup of dry fruity red wine
- Pinch of salt
Whisk the unsweetened cocoa powder, sugar and salt well in a saucepan
Add ¼ cup of milk and blend until absolutely smooth. Mix in and whisk the remaining 1¾ cups of milk
Place over a gentle flame and cook over medium to high heat, stirring often for about 3 minutes until it turns hot. (make sure not to simmer the flame
Remove from the flame and stir well in wine
Enjoy your red wine hot chocolate warm
Try these healthy ideas and get the perfect feel of the summer warmth, even in winter!