Fall Harvest Recipes

 

Take advantage of the fall harvest with these hearty recipes featuring winter squash, cauliflower, kale and more.

 

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Herb-Roasted Squash

Laura Calder roasts butternut squash simply, giving it earthy flavor with fresh thyme and bay leaves. Large kosher salt crystals add extra texture and a satisfying bite.

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Beef and Butternut Squash Stew

This hearty beef-and-red wine stew is lightened and brightened by cubes of seasonal butternut squash, which lend their sweetness to the otherwise heavy dish. An array of herbs will welcome fall as their smells waft through your kitchen.

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Classic Filet With Potato-Fennel Puree

Fennel-laced mashed potatoes serve as a base to sop up the flavors of the porcini-mushroom Marsala sauce in Kelsey Nixon's steak dinner.

Get the Recipe: Classic Filet with Porcini-Marsala Pan Sauce

Pasta With Winter Squash and Tomatoes

Turn butternut squash into a hearty main dish with this easy pasta recipe from Mark Bittman.

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Cauliflower Mac 'N' Cheese

Cauliflower takes on the flavors of the cheddar, Parmesan and Gruyère cheeses in this comforting mac-and-cheese recipe.

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Rustic Fall Vegetable Soup

Take advantage of the changing of the seasons with Kelsey's rustic fall vegetable soup.

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Twice-Baked Potatoes

Stuffed with chorizo, herbs and two types of cheese, potatoes become a meal all on their own.

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Orzo Salad

Heidi Swanson's healthy, wholesome and super-easy orzo salad is dressed with broccoli pesto.

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Chicken With Fennel-Cream Sauce and Penne

The sweet and subtly licorice-like flavor of fennel adds a unique note to the cream sauce in this pasta dish.

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West African Peanut Soup With Sweet Potatoes

Rich and creamy, this soup gets heft from the peanut butter that’s added at the end for thickening.

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Beer Bird With Celeriac Puree

Celeriac, or celery root, is a nice alternative to potatoes in a mash or puree. Laura uses it as a base for her beer-glazed Cornish hens.

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Chicken With Squash and Gorgonzola

David Rocco tops chicken with a rich, creamy butternut squash-and-Gorgonzola sauce.

Get the Recipe: Pollo con Zucca e Gorgonzola: Chicken with Squash and Gorgonzola

Roast Chicken Dinner With Roasted Garlic Gravy

The perfect Sunday dinner: roast chicken and potatoes with gravy.

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Sweet Potato Sticks

Turn sweet potatoes into an easy, irresistible side dish with a quick spin on the grill or grill pan.

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Broccoli and Cauliflower Gratin Mac 'n' Cheese

This make-ahead mac and cheese lets you get a filling, well-balanced meal on the table in no time.

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Spicy Roasted Tomato Marinara With Spaghetti Squash

Roasted spaghetti squash stands in for pasta as the base of Rachael Ray's spicy marinara sauce.

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Kale Salad

Toasted coconut adds a sweet note to Heidi's farro salad with kale.

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Hungarian-Style Shepherd's Pie

Parsnips and a hefty dose of paprika add surprising flavor to this comforting, mashed potato-topped casserole.

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Pan-Roasted Diver Scallops With Potato and Celery Root Puree and Brown Butter

Cook like an Iron Chef with this seasonal meal. Michael Symon adds both celery root and apples to his potato puree and pairs it with seared scallops.

Get the Recipe: Pan Roasted Diver Scallops with Potato and Celery Root Puree and Brown Butter