That Has Coffee in It?! 5 Comfort Dishes That Are Actually Recipes With Coffee
Drinking coffee is a common practice. People all over the world view their morning coffee as a ritual. It's used to carry conversations over or help your food settle after a large meal.
But have you ever thought about cooking with it?
Recipes with coffee are easy to find, but pack a lot of unexpected flavors. Are you curious yet? Read on for 5 recipes with coffee.
1. Slow-Cooked Coffee Pot Roast
One comment left by a user suggested adding vegetables in with the pot roast, like carrots and baby potatoes. (Though you can add whatever veggies you'd like!)
Adding a small sprig of fresh herbs like thyme or rosemary would help play up the flavor of your coffee while adding a hint of brightness under all that garlic, onion, and soy sauce.
2. Roast Beef With Coffee Gravy
Here's another roast beef recipe, but this time you're making gravy with coffee.
You add two cups of brewed coffee to the recipe right before it goes into the coffee component's oven. (Also, feel free to add any veggies you see fit!)
3. Coffee Cookies
This recipe for cafe mocha cookies is made with grounds and is perfect to pair with your morning cold brew.
The richness of the chocolate from the cafe mocha cookies works beautifully with the bitter notes found in your coffee grounds to make the perfectly balanced coffee cookie that'll undoubtedly have you coming back for more.
4. Coffee-Braised Beef Stew With Sweet Potatoes
Where's the beef, you ask? Right here, and this time it brought friends.
Paired with sweet potatoes and onions, this beef stew is meant to be served over rice. The recipe calls for "strong coffee," making our cold brew packets perfect for this recipe.
The best part? It all comes together in less than two hours.
5. Chili With Coffee
This might be one of the most unexpected recipes with coffee, but it's true. Adding coffee to this classic comfort food only adds to the aroma.
This recipe is also perfect if you don't like beans in your chili because none exists. You'll need to cook the beef before adding the coffee, but then the dish simmers for one hour uncovered before it's served.