Delicious & Easy Fall Recipes To Try
It's that time of year again - the leaves are changing colors, the air is crisp, and pumpkin spice everything is back in season. Fall is a time to break out your coziest sweaters and indulge in some heartwarming comfort food. And what's better than enjoying some yummy fall-inspired recipes and drinks? Whether you're planning a cozy night in or hosting a fall gathering, we've got you covered with some delicious ideas.
1. Warm Soups:
Creamy Pumpkin Soup
What's more fall than a comforting bowl of creamy pumpkin soup? This recipe is super simple and requires just a handful of ingredients, making it an easy choice for a quick and filling dinner. Start by sautéing some onions and garlic in a large pot with some olive oil. Then add in some canned pumpkin, chicken or vegetable broth, and your choice of spices (ginger, cinnamon or even curry powder all work well). Let everything simmer for about 20 minutes, then blend until smooth and creamy. Finish with a dollop of sour cream and some fresh herbs.
This easy lentil soup recipe is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a cozy lunch. Start by sautéing some onions and garlic in a large pot with some olive oil. Add in some diced carrots, celery, and potatoes, and let everything cook together until the vegetables are softened. Add in some vegetable or chicken broth and a cup of lentils, and let everything simmer for about 30 minutes until the lentils are tender. Serve hot with some crusty bread for dipping.
2. Comforting Fall Foods:
This fall recipe is perfect for those who love the taste of pumpkin. To make this yummy pumpkin hummus, mix a can of chickpeas, one-quarter of a cup of pumpkin puree, one garlic clove, two tablespoons of lemon juice, two tablespoons of tahini, and some salt and pepper to taste. Blend them all in a blender or food processor until it's smooth. Add some olive oil on top and sprinkle some smoked paprika. Serve it with your favorite veggies, crackers, or chips.
Baked Mac and Cheese
Mac and cheese is always a crowd-pleaser, and this baked version takes it to the next level. This recipe is super cheesy and indulgent and is also really simple to make. Just mix cooked pasta with a homemade cheese sauce, top with breadcrumbs, and bake in the oven until golden and bubbly.
3. Sweet Treats:
No list of fall desserts would be complete without the classic and beloved pumpkin pie. This recipe is perfect for a cozy night in, and it's easy to make from scratch. Start by making a homemade crust (or use store-bought), then whisk together pumpkin puree, sweetened condensed milk, eggs, and a blend of warm spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. Pour the mixture into the crust and bake until set. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream for the ultimate indulgence.
Cinnamon rolls are a classic comfort food that are perfect for brunch or breakfast during the fall season. To make them from scratch, start by mixing together a dough of flour, yeast, sugar, and milk. After letting the dough rise, roll it out, spread a mixture of cinnamon, sugar, and butter on top, and then roll it up tightly and cut into slices. Bake until golden brown and serve with a warm cream cheese icing.
4. Warming Drinks:
There's nothing better than cuddling up with a warm drink on a chilly fall evening. Try a spicy pumpkin spice latte, a creamy hot chocolate with melted marshmallows or a traditional apple cider. And for those who love an adult beverage, whip up an easy mulled wine or spiked apple cider. These comforting drinks are perfect for enjoying by the fire.
Fall is a time for cozying up and enjoying the simple pleasures. From warm soups and comfort foods to sweet treats and Warming Drinks, the list of fall recipes and drinks is endless. These ideas are perfect for any fall event or just for enjoying a cozy autumn night in. Check out Supermarket Italy's online grocery store for more fall essentials then grab your apron, whip up a batch of your favorite fall eats, and enjoy this wonderful season to the fullest!