Here’s a collection of Umami Girl’s best healthy comfort food recipes — both editor favorites and fan favorites from our long history of sharing this satisfying, nourishing style of food. In the deep midwinter, nutrient-dense soups, stews, Buddha bowls, and more are just the kinds of meals we crave to fuel our days and cozy up our nights. You’ll want to bookmark this collection and refer to it all season long.
Our popular Quick Indian Spinach and Chickpea Curry is ready in 20 minutes but tastes like it's been simmering all day. It's vegetarian and gluten-free out of the gate, and it's easily made vegan if you like.
Layla is my college roommate and lifelong friend. After nearly 20 years, her easy vegetarian red lentil soup is almost as close to our hearts as she is. Make this recipe on the stovetop or in your Instant Pot.
There may be nothing more comforting than a big pot of vegetarian minestrone soup. The cooking process itself is quite meditative, and it leaves you with a richly flavored and unimpeachably nutritious meal to share with friends or feed your family for a couple days running.
This vegan, gluten-free Instant Pot chili recipe combines buckwheat, black beans, sweet potato and chipotle peppers (or smoked paprika, if you'd rather). Just place it all in the instant pot, crank the pressure and walk away. It makes a nice big batch that only gets better throughout the week.
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