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Top 20 autumn recipes

20 Recipes

Hearty and comforting autumnal recipes.

Autumn tomato chutney

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(32 ratings)
A good tomato chutney take some beating, and this version is great because it's not too sweet
1 hour and 40 minutes
Easy

Autumn vegetable soup with cheesy toasts

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(25 ratings)
A satisfying low-fat soup that won't induce guilt, served with toasts for a taste of luxury
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Autumn piccalilli with pear

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(11 ratings)
Eaten immediately, this pickle will have a punchy tang, perfect with strong cheeses, but by winter the flavours will mellow, ideal for sliced ham.
35 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Autumn coleslaw

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(6 ratings)
Liven up slices of ham, smoked duck or roast beef with this healthy and colourful side salad
30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Autumn chestnut salad

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(2 ratings)
Ready-cooked chestnuts add an interesting bite to this seasonal salad
40 minutes
Easy

Baked fruity autumn pudding

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(1 ratings)
This pudding is bursting with autumn flavours, and can be made up to a day ahead - just reheat in the microwave
2 hours and 25 minutes
For the keen cook

Butternut squash & sage risotto

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(158 ratings)
A satisfying veggie supper that uses a basic risotto recipe and gives it an autumnal twist
50 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Thai pumpkin soup

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(81 ratings)
Make the most of autumn's harvest with this warming, seasonal soup
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Wild mushroom tartlets

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(47 ratings)
Delicious tartlets, perfect for a buffet or light appetiser, just choose your own mix of mushrooms to make it your own
1 hour
Easy
Vegetarian

Plum & almond crumble slice

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(50 ratings)
A buttery traybake, full of new-season fruit and spice
1 hour and 20 minutes
Moderately easy

Apple & blackberry crumble

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(90 ratings)
Raymond Blanc pre-cooks the crumble topping to avoid gluey, uncooked crumble and retain the texture of the fruit
35 minutes
Easy

Plum, hazelnut & chocolate cake

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(37 ratings)
Plums, chocolate and hazelnut - this is a cake that really celebrates the season. Enjoy a slice with your mid-morning coffee or serve it warm for dessert
1 hour and 15 minutes
Moderately easy

Italian chicken with ham, basil & beans

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(30 ratings)
A great recipe for the end of the summer, using sweet roasted tomatoes and garlic. Serve with the best crusty bread you can get you hands on
1 hour and 25 minutes
Easy

Pear & blackberry crumbles

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(26 ratings)
Use pear instead of apple in these individual versions of the classic pud with a crunchy pistachio topping
45 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Anjou pear cake

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(36 ratings)
This fruity cake is at its best when made with melting, buttery pears
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy

Simple squash risotto

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(38 ratings)
Roasted squash gives this vegetarian supper for two a deep autumnal flavour
55 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
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