Craving some delicious and cozy fall dinners? Join us on a culinary journey with hearty, comforting dishes perfect for those chilly autumn evenings. From soul-warming stews to pumpkin-spiced delights, we’ve gathered a collection of recipes that will make your fall dinners a celebration of comfort and flavor.
Easy Teriyaki Salmon
This easy Teriyaki Salmon recipe is flavorful, tender, and absolutely delicious. The 5-ingredient homemade teriyaki sauce makes this easy meal a family favorite and the whole dish comes together in under 45 minutes. Pair it with your favorite side for a healthy and hearty meal the whole family will love.
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Tortellini Soup with Sausage
This creamy Tortellini Soup with Sausage will warm your soul on a cold fall night. Easy to make in less than 30 minutes and a family hit for sure.
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Apple Cider Beef Stew
This Apple Cider Beef Stew is gluten free and full of comfort. It’s easy to throw together and tastes great the next day. It’s the perfect meal to make for company over the holidays.
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This foolproof Campbell’s Chicken Curry is the perfect easy weeknight meal your family will love. It’s loaded with tender chicken, vegetables and a flavorful broth made with curry, turmeric and Campbell’s® Cream of Chicken Soup.
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Garlic Tomato Shrimp Scampi Without Wine
Many easy garlic tomato shrimp scampi recipes call for wine, but do you really need to add it? Is there a wine substitute you can add to this seafood pasta dinner recipe instead? The following recipe proves you don’t need to add wine for a delicious shrimp and tomato dish served with pappardelle pasta.
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Instant Pot Pork Loin Roast with Vegetables
Definitely one to bookmark, this pork roast with vegetables recipe is quick, easy and perfect for the cooler winter evenings which are most certainly on their way! This meat, potatoes and veggies all-in-one dish is made with juicy pork loin and aromatic herbs for a perfect result.
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Slow Cooker Italian Beef
Boneless chuck roast is flavoured with herbs and spices in this delicious Slow Cooker Italian Beef. It slow cooks in the crock pot until fall-apart tender and makes the best Italian beef sandwiches, perfect for busy nights.
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Slow Cooker Beef and Noodles with Mushrooms
Slow cooker beef and noodles with mushrooms is a perfect winter warmer and comfort food. It’s also a tasty, easy crockpot beef recipe which is nice during the fall.
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Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak
The best part about the yummy Crockpot Salisbury steak recipe is that it is made in the Crock Pot. Just a few minutes to prep and then dinner is ready when you get home.
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Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie
This Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie will have you feeling like you’re right back in grandma’s kitchen. There’s nothing quite like the flavor of homemade pot pie, and you’re about the unlock the secrets of how to cook it perfectly.
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Chicken Tortilla Soup
This One-Pot Southwestern slow cooker chicken tortilla soup is infused with herbaceous cilantro, smokey chili powder, a bit of spice from green chile peppers, tomatoes, corn, black beans, onions, and chicken. Making for a luscious brothy Mexican-inspired chicken soup topped with a mound of cheese and tortilla chips for a belly-warming dinner after a long day at work.
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Slow Cooker Crack Chicken
Slow Cooker Crack Chicken is one of my favorite, easy, and addictive recipes. Filled with chicken, cheese, bacon, and all of the yummy things that make your palate do a happy dance.
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Thai Salmon Curry
Enjoy authentic Thai flavors in a super creamy sauce with this Thai Salmon Curry. Pan-seared salmon is served in a creamy coconut milk curry sauce, all done in just 30 minutes. This quick and flavorful Thai Salmon Curry makes the perfect weeknight dinner!
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Pakistani-style meat and potato curry
This meat and potato curry, aka aloo gosht, is the one you’ll want for comfort food. It’s delicious with plain Basmati rice and equally tasty to enjoy with naan bread or chapati. Whichever you choose, it’s a perfect dish for your curry night.
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Japanese Curry Udon
This cozy Curry Udon recipe is the perfect comfort food, featuring thick chewy udon noodles in a deliciously fragrant Japanese curry. It’s a quick and easy one-pot dish that’s perfect for busy weeknights when you’re craving something satisfying!
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Braised Beef Short Ribs
Beef short ribs are deeply flavorful, fork-tender, and just so stratifying to eat. The meat simmers all day in a complex braise, making for an elegant and delicious meal at the end of the day.
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One-Pot Creamy Tomato Pasta
You won’t believe this creamy tomato pasta! It’s rich and creamy (without using a lot of cream!), incredibly easy to make, made with simple ingredients, and totally yummy.
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Walking Taco Casserole
This walking taco casserole recipe is everything you love about walking tacos in an easy casserole form! Taco-spiced ground beef is cooked with onions and zucchini (veggies!) and then combined with black beans and tomatoes and layered with shredded cheese. Once it’s baked and melty, you’ll top with plenty of your favorite taco toppings and fritos.
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Pumpkin Chicken Curry
This pumpkin chicken curry made in an instant pot, is an easy, mouthwatering dinner that will leave your whole family begging for more! You can also make it on the stove or slow cooker.
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Gnocchi with Pancetta
This gnocchi with pancetta recipe is a favorite here at my house. My guests request it and I oblige them. The gnocchi is soft and succulent and are complemented by the pancetta and veggies.
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The Best Hearty Vegetable Stew
This hearty vegetable stew combines nutritious vegetables, herbs, red wine, and chocolate in one pot to create a rich, comforting, and filling dinner. It is packed with flavor and has an unforgettable aroma that will make your mouth water as soon as it starts to cook!
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Easy Vegan Pumpkin Sage Pasta
This delicious and comforting pumpkin sage pasta is perfect for dinner or an easy lunch. Made with creamy pumpkin, fresh sage, and your favorite pasta, this savory meal is sure to please even the pickiest eaters!
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Pumpkin Chicken Curry
Pumpkin Chicken Curry is juicy, tender chicken breasts cut into bite-size pieces and simmered in a flavorful and creamy canned pumpkin sauce. This easy and quick one-skillet recipe is bursting with flavor and is perfect for a cozy autumn meal.
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Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore
This instant pot chicken cacciatore recipe is my twist on a classic Italian dish for the ultimate weeknight dinner. Tender, juicy chicken braised in a mouthwatering gravy and served over pasta or rice…does it get any better than that?
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Slow Cooker Boneless Beef Ribs with Pomegranate Sauce
Boneless beef ribs are slow-cooked with fresh cranberries, onions, and mushrooms in a luxurious pomegranate sauce. Serve this tender beef over mashed potatoes, polenta, or roasted vegetables for a truly heavenly meal. It’s a slow cooker recipe that’s fancy enough for guests or any holiday meal and yet simple enough for a weeknight dinner recipe too!
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This is literally the BEST Gluten-Free Lasagna recipe and it requires no noodle pre-boiling! It’s layered with a hearty, flavorful sauce, all the good cheeses (ricotta, mozzarella, Parmigiano), and a gluten-free lasagna noodle that could fool even those who aren’t gluten-free. Serious comfort food that is ultra delicious!
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Herb Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Creamy Polenta
Tender, herb-crusted pork tenderloin is served over creamy polenta with roasted garlicky cherry tomatoes. This simple, minimal no-fuss dinner is sure to impress any night of the week or for any special occasion.
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Low FODMAP Braised Chicken & Mushroom Ragu
We love braised dishes because they are easy and even improve over a few days. This Low FODMAP Braised Chicken & Mushroom Ragu is a perfect dish to make for a party – for those following the diet and everyone else.
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Low FODMAP Instant Pot Pork Ragu
The Instant Pot is fantastic at breaking down the collagen in a big hunk of pork shoulder or pork butt. The pork is combined with tomatoes, Italian seasoning and low FODMAP garlic flavor and cooks down to a tender shredded texture that we love with polenta, pasta, mashed potatoes – even rice!
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Karen Kelly, a food and travel writer, is the founder of Seasonal Cravings. She is also a health coach certified by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the AP Wire and MSN.