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When it comes to dinnertime, there’s nothing worse than whipping something up after a long day only to find yourself hungry an hour after leaving the table. As temperatures start to drop, we start turning towards more hearty dinners that will warm us up and leave us pleasantly full, so there’s no need to make another trip to the kitchen in the middle of the night. Below, we’ve rounded up 12 of our favorite meals, so check them out and see which ones you like best!

1. It Doesn’t Get Better Than These Tender Beef Tips


Slow cooker beef tip stew? It tastes just as good (and easy) as it sounds, so check out the recipe here and prepare to be hooked in just one bite!

2. Taco Lasagna

Super easy to throw together on a weeknight with just a few common ingredients, this is comfort food fusion at its finest. This dish keeps that essential ricotta cheesiness in tact, (because, let’s be honest, that’s what we all want in a lasagna), but swaps out the marinara for your favorite chunky salsa. Get the recipe here and dig in!

3. Loaded Up Mashed Potato Beef Pie

This loaded up beef pie is basically a loaded baked potato packed into a tasty ground beef crust. Using mashed potatoes as the filling, then topping everything with cheese and bacon, this pie is like nothing you’ve had before and you’ll be thrilled you made it! Get the recipe here!

4. Cheesy Chicken Quesadilla Pie

Have you ever bitten into a quesadilla and wished there were just more to it? Those crispy, cheesy-goodness-filled tortillas are so packed with flavor, but they disappear so quickly! Get the recipe here and see how much your family loves it.

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