Cook Once, Eat All Week: 10 Big-Batch Winter Dinners - Recipes from The Kitchn

Cook Once, Eat All Week: 10 Big-Batch Winter Dinners - Recipes from The Kitchn
From The Kitchn - December 4, 2017

The best meals of winterthe soups and stews and braisesare not only winning dishes because of how comforting they are, but also because they tend to get better as leftovers. That's why we love picking one to make at the start of the week and then dig into for easy lunches and dinners through the following days. Here are 10 of our most favorite recipes to turn to this season.

1. Quick Weeknight 5-Ingredient Chili

Chili is always a good thing to have a big pot of in the fridge to dig into all week. This one is particularly awesome because it requires just five ingredientsground meat, an onion, diced tomatoes, chili powder, and a can of beansand comes together in under 30 minutes.

2. Vegetarian Kale and Cannellini Bean Stew

This stew is so hearty and flavorful you will hardly miss the meat. The secretbesides the loads of veggies and beansis a rich broth made from Parmesan rinds. Leftovers will keep in the fridge for up to five days.

3. Braised Shredded Beef in Tomatoes & Red Wine

Make this when you have a few hours to spare over the weekend and then eat it for dinner throughout the weekfirst over creamy polenta and then as a rag for pasta.

4. One-Pot Pasta e Fagioli (Pasta and Bean Stew)

While the pasta will soften a bit after day one, this Italian stew is equally as comforting for lunch or dinner throughout the week.

5. Braised Coconut Spinach & Chickpeas with Lemon

This wholesome vegan braise can be served a number of ways. It's wonderful on its own but can also be spooned over cooked grains or a roasted sweet potato for an extra-hearty dinner.

6. Butternut Squash & Sausage Lasagna

7. Chunky Pork and Apple Stew

8. Chicken Lentil Soup

9. Slow-Cooked Hoisin and Ginger Pork Wraps with Peanut Slaw

10. Vegan Sweet Potato Chowder


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