37 Fall Dinners That Are Full of Flavor

As the warm days of summer transition into the crisp air of autumn, it’s the perfect time to return to the kitchen and indulge in hearty, comforting meals. Fall brings a unique opportunity to explore rich flavors and seasonal produce, making it an ideal season for cooking.

After the simplicity of summer picnics and BBQs, fall invites us to dive into more substantial culinary projects. Casseroles, creamy pastas, and easy sheet-pan dinners become staples as we seek warmth and comfort in our meals. Explore our top 30+ fall dinner recipes to find inspiration and embrace the cozy vibes of the season.

1. Stuffed Peppers

colorful stuffed peppers with ground beef and tomato ricePHOTO: ANDREW BUI; FOOD STYLING: BROOKE CAISON

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2. Classic Chili

classic beef chili with sour cream and toppingsPHOTO: ANDREW BUI; FOOD STYLING: SPENCER RICHARDS

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3. Cider Glazed Chicken Thighs

cider glazed chicken thighs with apples and sweet potatoesPHOTO: ANDREW BUI; FOOD STYLING: BROOKE CAISON

Get the Apple Cider Glazed Chicken recipe.

4. Sweet Potato Maple Brown Butter Gnocchi

gnocchi tossed in a sweet potato maple brown butter saucePHOTO: ROCKY LUTEN; FOOD STYLING: ADRIENNE ANDERSON

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5. Turkey Pot Pie

turkey pot pie
Parker feierbach

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6. Chili Cheese Sweet Potato Casserole

chili cheese sweet potato casserolePHOTO: ERIK BERNSTEIN; FOOD STYLING: TAYLOR ANN SPENCER

Get the Chili Cheese Sweet Potato Casserole recipe.

7. Creamy Chicken Spanakopita Bake


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8. Sweet Potato Chili

sweet potato chiliWill Dickey

Get the Sweet Potato Chili recipe.

9. Apple Butter Cheese Twists

apple butter cheese twistsWill Dickey

Get the Apple Butter Cheese Twists recipe.

10. Honey Mustard Chicken

honey mustard chickenWill Dickey

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11. Roasted Delicata Squash

roasted delicata squashDanielle Daly

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12. Buffalo Wings

buffalo wingsC.W. Newell

Get Ree’s Buffalo Wings recipe.

13. Mashed Sweet Potatoes

mashed sweet potatoesCaitlin Bensel

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14. Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

fall recipes pumpkin mac cheeseCaitlin Bensel

Get the Pumpkin Mac and Cheese recipe.

15. Harvest Bowl

fall recipes harvest bowlDanielle Daly

Get the Harvest Bowl recipe.

16. Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

fall recipes apple cinnamon oatmealDanielle Daly

Get the Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal recipe.

17. Whipped Pumpkin Dip

fall recipes whipped pumpkin dipDanielle Daly

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18. Cheesy Baked Pasta

fall recipes cheesy baked pastaRalph Smith

Get Ree’s Cheesy Baked Pasta recipe.

19. Pumpkin Bread

fall recipes pumpkin breadCaitlin Bensel

Get the Pumpkin Bread recipe.

20. Buffalo Chicken Sloppy Joes

fall recipes buffalo chicken sloppy joesHector Manuel Sanchez

Get the Buffalo Chicken Sloppy Joes recipe.

21. Stuffed Acorn Squash

stuffed acorn squashPark Feierbach

Get the Stuffed Acorn Squash recipe.

22. Copycat Sweetgreen Harvest Bowl

copycat sweetgreen harvest bowl with dressing drizzling over it from a spoonPHOTO: ERIK BERNSTEIN; FOOD STYLING: BARRETT WASHBURNE

Get the Copycat Sweetgreen Harvest Bowl recipe.

23. Pumpkin Carbonara

carbonara with pumpkin puree and baconPHOTO: DOAA ELKADY; FOOD STYLING: BROOKE CAISON

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24. Creamy Apple Bourbon Chicken Skillet

creamy apple bourbon with granny smith apples red onion mustard fresh thyme cheddar cheese and heavy creamPHOTO: ERIK BERNSTEIN; FOOD STYLIST: SPENCER RICHARD

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25. Amish Beef & Noodles


Get the Amish Beef & Noodles recipe.

26. Lemony Chicken And Potatoes With Feta

sheetpan roasted lemony chicken and potatoes with olivealmond saucePHOTO: ANDREW BUI; FOOD STYLING: SPENCER RICHARDS

Get the Lemony Chicken & Potatoes With Feta recipe.

27. One-Pot French Onion Pasta

fall recipes one pot french onion pastaCaitlin Bensel

Get the One-Pot French Onion Pasta recipe.

28. Caramel Apple Cookies

fall recipes caramel apple cookiesCaitlin Bensel

Get the Caramel Apple Cookies recipe.

29. Chicken Noodle Casserole

fall recipes chicken noodle casseroleCaitlin Bensel

Get the Chicken Noodle Casserole recipe.

30. Air Fryer Turkey Breast

fall recipes air fryer turkey breastCaitlin Bensel

Get the Air Fryer Turkey Breast recipe.

31. Crock-Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip

fall recipes crock pot buffalo chicken dipCaitlin Bensel

Get the Crock-Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip recipe.

32. Pumpkin Risotto


Get the Pumpkin Risotto recipe.

33. Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

chicken pot pie casseroleERIK BERNSTEIN

Get the Chicken Pot Pie Casserole recipe.

34. Chicken Parmesan

chicken parmesan covered with melty cheese and fresh herbsPHOTO: KATE JORDAN; FOOD STYLING: BROOKE CAISON

Get the Chicken Parmesan recipe.

35. Roast Chicken

roast chicken tied in a skillet with rosemaryPHOTO: ROCKY LUTEN; FOOD STYLING: BROOKE CAISON

Get the Roast Chicken recipe.

36. Chicken Noodle Soup

chicken noodle soup with carrots and egg noodlesPHOTO: RACHEL VANNI; FOOD STYLING: MAKINZE GORE

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37. Goulash

elbow macaroni in a tomato saucePHOTO: LUCY SCHAEFFER; FOOD STYLING: LAURA REGE

Get the Goulash recipe.

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