Squash, sage and sourdough bake in oval dish

Autumn recipes

47 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.

Squash, sage & sourdough bake

3.75

(1 rating)

Butternut squash, sage, sourdough crumbs and parmesan are baked together in a dish that is perfect comfort food for autumn. Scatter with pumpkin seeds
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

Pear & berry pie

0

(0 ratings)

Combine two classic sweets – poached pears and a fruit pie - to make this stunning dessert with a decorative top to impress your dinner guests...
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

IPA treacle tart

5

(1 rating)

Add a little grapefruit zest to bring out the vibrant hop bitterness in this fabulous treacle tart made with pale ale. Scatter over honeycomb shards to serve
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sausage, roasted veg & puy lentil one pot

4.4375

(4 ratings)

This one-pot wonder delivers three of your five-a-day and makes a fuss-free dinner solution on a busy day. With sausages, lentils and veg, it's filling too...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Pheasant braised with leeks, cider & apples

5

(1 rating)

Need an impressive autumnal dish to serve at a dinner party? Try this pheasant with pickled apples, leeks and hazelnuts. Serve with our celeriac colcannon
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Roast quince fool with madeira

0

(0 ratings)

Layer up quince laced with madeira wine and creamy Greek yogurt for a great autumnal dessert. Top the fool with toasted hazelnuts for added crunch
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Cauliflower, squash & orzo gratin

4.166665

(3 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

4.791665

(12 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

Puy lentils, squash & kale

5

(2 ratings)

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

0

(0 ratings)

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

4.6875

(4 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

3.333335

(6 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

4.0625

(4 ratings)

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

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

(2 ratings)

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

3.75

(1 rating)

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

0

(0 ratings)

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

4.5

(2 ratings)

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

4.142855

(7 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

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