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Autumn recipes

42 Recipes

Tuck into an autumnal feast of soups, stews, pies and risottos with our seasonal selection of comforting recipes – perfect for when the nights draw in.

Cauliflower, squash & orzo gratin

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(0 ratings)

Roast the butternut squash and cauliflower ahead of time and freeze it, then you can make this tasty vegetarian supper on a busy day later in the week
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pumpkin & bacon soup

4.84375

(8 ratings)

The soft, sweet flesh of the Crown Prince pumpkin is perfect for this silky soup, butternut or onion squash are good alternatives
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Roasted beets, plum & pecan salad

4.375

(2 ratings)

The earthiness of beetroot complements the sweet yet tart plums and toasted pecans in this side salad. Pair with lamb for an autumnal feast
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Elderberry & almond pie

1.25

(1 rating)

This is the perfect autumnal pie for a family dessert. Serve with a dollop of fresh cream or vanilla ice cream for an indulgent slice of the season
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Puy lentils, squash & kale

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This hearty salad is iron-rich and full of autumn flavours - serve on its own or as a Sunday roast side dish
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Roast grouse with red wine gravy

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There's nothing nicer than a plump, roasted grouse with a rich red wine gravy. Sir Terence Conran recommends serving with lashings of bread sauce and a nice bottle of burgundy...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Toffee apple bread & butter pudding

4.583335

(3 ratings)

Bonfire night treat meets classic comfort food in this doubly delicious dessert that your family won't be able to resist...
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Creamy pork & pear cassoulet

3.25

(5 ratings)

Pork loin and pear slices in a cider and double cream sauce make for a wonderful autumnal dinner for four
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Almond & apple tart

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This autumnal tart has a delicate, sweet flavour and nutty frangipane filling. Serve with a dollop of Calvados Chantilly cream
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • More effort

Cauliflower, squash, coconut & lentil curry

3.75

(1 rating)

Save time on busy days by roasting the cauliflower and butternut squash ahead of time and freezing to make this tasty vegan curry at a later date
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pot-roast pheasant with Fino & porcini

5

(1 rating)

This dish is full of woodland flavours from the herbs, mushrooms and stock. The sherry works well with pheasant, while the grapes add a touch of sweetness
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Pumpkin, fennel & Taleggio galette

5

(1 rating)

Diana Henry's tart with buttery, flaky puff pastry, creamy Italian cheese and autumnal vegetables makes for a wonderful lunch if you're entertaining friends...
  • 2 hours and 5 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Spiced pear chutney

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This fruity chutney with pears, sultanas, a hint of chilli, star anise, ginger and cumin is the perfect way to preserve a taste of autumn
  • 55 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Root vegetable rice

3.75

(1 rating)

Looking for something a little different to have with your autumnal roast? This beautiful seasonal saffron-infused vermicelli is just the ticket
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Sloe gin cocktail

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This autumnal hedgerow cocktail has a blend of botanical notes from the gin, infused with a juniper syrup, which makes for a sweet-sharp tipple
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Frozen blackberry yogurt

5

(1 rating)

Showcase ripe, seasonal blackberries in this simple-to-make dessert with honey and Greek yogurt
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Sweet potato-topped cottage pie

5

(1 rating)

Pre-prepare the mince base and freeze it to make this delicious cottage pie later in the week. It's a wonderfully comforting and nutritious family meal...
  • 4 hours
  • Easy

Beetroot & onion seed soup

3.75

(4 ratings)

A deep red autumnal soup that's low fat, vegetarian and full of flavour. Beetroot and apple give this soup a subtle sweet flavour, while lentils add protein and bulk...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Quails with figs & walnut sauce

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This beautiful bird makes a nice change for Sunday lunch, it's complemented by the sweetness of figs and a nutty sauce...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort

Pumpkin pie s'mores

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(0 ratings)

We combined two of America's best sweet exports - autumnal pumpkin pie and melty marshmallow s'mores
  • 7 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Autumn crunchy crumble

5

(1 rating)

Children will love helping to make this easy fruit pudding - apples, pears or plums are topped with crunchy crumble mix
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Minty roast veg & houmous salad

4.791665

(12 ratings)

Combine roasted vegetables with chickpeas and feta cheese in this Greek-inspired salad which provides an impressive 4 of your 5 a day
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Rustic harvest fruit tart

4.375

(4 ratings)

Fill homemade rough puff pastry with a medley of soft juicy blackberries, blueberries and plums for an easy and eye-catching dessert
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

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