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10 budget-friendly comfort food recipes to try

Buffalo chicken nachos

Try these delicious, comforting meals for under $5 per serve*

You won’t want to order in when you can cook delicious comfort food with recipes this good. From cheesy nachos to golden, crunchy chicken bites, curry, pasta and more, discover delicious comfort food recipes you can easily make at home. And for less than $5 per serve, you can’t go wrong.

Zucchini Cacio E Pepe


Zucchini cacio e pepe

You can’t beat fluffy pillows of potato gnocchi in creamy spinach sauce topped with parmesan and toasted pine nuts. This dish is comfort food at its finest and will be on the table in 25 minutes.

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Buffalo Chicken Nachos


Buffalo chicken nachos

Whether you’re catering to friends or family, this nacho recipe is sure to please. Featuring shredded buffalo chicken, avocado and spring onion, this dish is irresistibly tasty and easy on the budget.

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Easy Greek Pastitsio


Easy greek pastitsio

Enjoy a night in with this easy, cheesy pastitsio. Layers of beef mince, macaroni and creamy carbonara sauce make it the ultimate comfort food.

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Savoury Mince Pie With Garlic Bread Topping


Savoury mince pie with garlic bread topping

What’s more satisfying than a hearty mince pie? One topped with crusty garlic bread, of course. Watch as eyes light up when you serve this show-stopping dish.

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Chicken Bites With Chilli-Infused Honey


Chicken bites with chilli-infused honey

Coated in a Cajun and Cornflakes crumb, these baked chicken bites drizzled with chilli-infused honey are a real treat. Serve these moreish bites to surprise and delight your family and friends.

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Butter Eggplant Curry


Butter eggplant curry

Move over butter chicken, there’s a new favourite in town. Tender, golden eggplant pieces sing in this creamy curry. Try this fresh twist on a classic dish for a delectable meat-free dinner.

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One Pot Mexican Tomato Rice


One pot mexican tomato rice

For comfort food with wow factor, make this vibrant Mexican-inspired tomato rice finished with a dollop of sour cream and fresh coriander. Your tastebuds are in for a treat with this budget-friendly meal.

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Chicken Cacciatore Pasta


Chicken cacciatore pasta

Cosy up with a bowl of chicken cacciatore pasta. Enjoy rigatoni topped with a rich sauce of chicken mince, tomatoes, mushrooms and olives.

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Mushroom Bourguignon


Mushroom bourguignon

An assortment of mushrooms are sauteed in a red wine-based sauce, then served on a bed of creamy polenta. This rich and hearty mushroom bourguignon will warm you up from the inside out.

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Creamy Coconut Dahl with Cauliflower


Creamy coconut dahl with cauliflower

Flavoured with onion, ginger, garlic, chilli and curry powder, this fragrant dahl is gluten-free and vegan-friendly. Ready in 30 minutes, you’ll want this recipe as part of your dinner line-up.

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*The cost per serve is calculated based on the price of the ingredients in NSW Woolworths Supermarkets at the time of publication. Though pricing is checked nationally, price and products may vary by state and may not be available in all Supermarkets. Prices may also be subject to change from time of publication. Find out more here.

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