Gather the family around your Sunday dinner table for a homemade meal you’ll remember all week long. Try one of these twelve delicious, winter-inspired dishes perfect for the season.
Winter Inspired Perfect For Sunday Dinner Ideas
Chrispy Chicken with Rice and Pan Gravy
“This is our Sunday after-church fried chicken. And you can season the breadcrumbs with whatever you have on hand.” – Pam Lolley, Test Kitchen Professional
Slow Cooker Short Ribs
“These ribs are an easy alternative to traditionally braised short ribs—you don’t need to pay any attention to them once you get them in the slow cooker.”
Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder with Mustard and Sage
“I simply season this pork shoulder and let the heat of the oven work its magic all afternoon (the house smells incredible by dinner-time). Usually we’ll have people over—it’s a lot of food!—and pack them leftovers. The rest goes into weeknight dinners like pasta, tacos, or a quick posole.”
Jamie Oliver’s Roast Chicken with Potatoes and Carrots
“This is a classic Sunday dinner that the whole family will love. It’s super simple too.”
Creamy Garlic Parmesan Mushroom Chicken and Bacon
Filled with flavor – a quick and easy to make Sunday dish the whole family will love.
Braised Duck Legs with Figs, Star Anise, and Winter Squash
“This Sunday dinner is special without being difficult to prepare. The duck becomes meltingly tender as it braises, soaking up all of the rich flavors of the sauce.”
Chicken Thighs with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Parsnips
“Add a pinch of caraway seeds to the vegetables before roasting to add an interesting twist to this perfect-for-Sunday-dinner dish.”
Oven Baked Macaroni and Cheese
A comfort food family and friends will love on a cozy Sunday afternoon. Bake in individual ramekins or a casserole. Double the recipe if you’re serving a crowd, and make it ahead. A favorite Sunday meal!
Sunday Beef Rib Roast
“This flavorful rib roast goes into the oven under a blanket of rosemary and bacon. Many happy family memories center around a classic Sunday rib roast like this one. Roasting beef on the bone creates imbues the beef with more intense, pure beef flavor.”
Braised Beef Shanks with Mushrooms and Olives
“Gnocchi capture every drop of the tomato-mushroom broth that flavors this dish. A topping of parsley, garlic, and lemon zest adds freshness.”
Spiced Pork Tenderloin with Pear Sauce
Warm hints of cinnamon and cloves, are sweetened with brown sugar and subtly heated with cayenne and chili powder. A richly flavored dish, perfect for Sunday… and if you have any leftovers, with a little barbecue sauce, it makes a delicious pulled pork sandwich the next day.
Pasta with Sausage and Kale
A quick-to-prepare Sunday dinner. As with broccoli raab, the earthy, somewhat bitter flavor of kale makes it a good match for sausage in a pasta perfect for a cold winter day.