When the autumn chill hits the air, there are so many ways to celebrate the turn of the season — one of which is the amazing food that this time of year has to offer. Whether you tend to enjoy the freshest harvests or you’d rather go for something a bit heartier and filling, there are so many amazing fall foods out there that you can try. Additionally, there are plenty of different expertise levels and time commitments that you can favor when you hunt for the right recipe — there truly is something for everyone! Here are just a few quintessentially fall recipes you can try.
You probably already knew that the pumpkin recipes were coming, but this recipe gives a little bit of kick to the classic pumpkin choices. If you love Indian food and want a little bit of spice to warm you up, this chicken pumpkin curry will definitely be exactly what you’re looking for. Serve it over rice for a filling, delicious meal.
Squash is yet another amazing fall vegetable that has made its way into all kinds of soups, salads and sandwiches alike. This butternut squash soup is all about warmth and filling you up, all with the fresh, delicious taste so rooted in the autumn season. Try this soup with a crispy baguette for a little bit of balance.
If sausage is your thing, you need to try kielbasa and pierogies. Not only are they delicious and filling, but they also have that warm and homey feeling — perfect for an evening of comfort food while the weather outside gets chilly. This traditional Polish recipe is a fun way to dive into another cuisine — whether you’re Polish or you’re simply interested in trying something new.
Chili is a great fall food because it’s hearty, delicious and warm — what could be better? Although you can make a chili with pretty much anything, autumn is the perfect time to utilize fresh vegetables, beans and potatoes of your choice for the perfect vegetarian chili. This is also a great idea for large gatherings, parties and holiday pot lucks — as you can feed pretty much everybody with this delicious recipe.
Speaking of recipes that can feed and satisfy everybody, this vegetable pot pie is another vegetarian favorite that works especially well for autumn. If you love hearty, Comfortable food, this vegetable pot pie includes all the works that will make your heart happy. You can make this for a regular dinner or save it for a special occasion.
With all of the great vegetables, nuts and seeds available during the fall, it would be remiss not to include at least one salad on this list. Luckily, this fall harvest salad has it all, complete with crispy apples, mixed greens and feta. Serve this up as the main dish or utilize it as a fantastic appetizer.
All is the time of year for soup, and this soup is yet another option if you are in the mood for something warm and fresh. Cauliflower can truly be made into anything, and this soup confirms it by utilizing the vegetable as a creamy, delicious base. Much like the butternut squash soup, this soup is perfect with a bit of bread or on its own.
The pumpkin idea is back for more, and it comes in hot with this pumpkin pasta recipe, complete with walnuts and spinach. If you want something that tastes a little earthy, natural and fresh, this pumpkin pasta is a great choice. Make it for the whole family or even utilize it as a meal prep idea. Possibilities are endless.
One more soup to round out this list, spinach and artichoke is a great choice for pretty much any cold day. Not only does this soup have an amazing flavor, but it also can work and I variety of settings. Make a soup for a cozy night and or use it as an appetizer for your next winter party. You can even use this soup as a dip for bread or pita — much like the beloved spinach and artichoke dip that so many people crave.
Although brussels sprouts aren’t for everybody, they definitely have their place and fresh salads and seasonal recipes. This brussels sprouts and quinoa salad is both fresh and filling, making it the perfect choice for a veggie-based fall dinner.
Fall Recipes You’ll Love
What are you tend to be more of a vegetable person or you’d rather dive headfirst into the comfort food, there are so many ways to utilize Autumn‘s amazing produce for recipes that will knock your socks off. From chicken pumpkin curry to classics like veggie pot pie, your possibilities are endless. Do you have a favorite fall recipe?
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