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Autumn 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.

8 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Put a savoury twist on apple pie with potato, cheese and onion, as well as mustard and thyme. The sweet and savoury flavours create a stunning pie

1 hr and 40 mins
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83 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Warm up as the cold nights set in with this glorious hotpot, with slow-cooked pork cooked in cider and sage. It's topped with a crispy layer of potatoes

3 hrs and 40 mins
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11 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Try these easy-to-bake cinnamon spiced pumpkin muffins as a mid-morning snack. They're ideal for Halloween and Bonfire Night, too

30 mins
Easy
6 ratings 3.2 out of 5 star rating

Leave our slow cooker sticky pudding to cook all day so it’s ready to serve in the evening with ice cream. Rich and indulgent, it's the ultimate comforting dessert

8 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Feeling a bit fuzzy or need some comfort? Mac 'n' cheese and lasagne are sure to do the trick – and here we've combined them for the ultimate indulgent dish

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Bake these caramel pear blondies for an indulgent teatime treat. With a biscuity flavour that comes from browning the butter, they're moreish and chewy

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
25 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Take ‘sausages and beans’ from its modest midweek meal status and elevate it to an elegant one-pot casserole that’s special enough for entertaining

55 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Sponge pudding gets taken up a level with the addition of delicious baked figs and thyme, resulting in a seriously comforting wintry dessert. Serve warm with cream, ice cream or Greek yogurt

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Use up a glut of apples by stewing them with lemon, sugar and cinnamon for use in cooking. Or, serve with yogurt or your favourite bakes and desserts

15 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
18 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Discover the secrets to a great chicken pie. We use an easy one-pan filling, and bake it in a cake tin so it can be easily turned out and cut into neat wedges

1 hr and 55 mins
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9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Elevate a standard risotto to something out-of-this-world with a few tweaks. It’s great for using up leftover roast chicken. Finish with drops of truffle oil

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Celebrate autumn with a comforting pear and blackberry crumble. A crunchy oat and nut topping and bay-infused custard make for a stunning dessert

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
42 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Take lasagne to the next level by swapping the meat sauce for sausage meatballs. The fennel seeds and chilli add another layer of flavour and a little spice

1 hr and 55 mins
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5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Combine the flavours of pear and hazelnut to make this stunning dessert. Make sure to serve the clafoutis warm – and don't forget the cream or crème fraîche

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make these creamy chicken, leek and mushroom pies from scratch or use up leftover roast chicken and make a stock from the bones. They require a little extra effort, but they're worth it

1 hr and 20 mins
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9 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve these lightly spiced pumpkin scones warm and topped generously with butter or cream cheese. They make a perfect snack for autumn, especially at Halloween

27 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this one-pan pud/cake hybrid as an easy dessert for Bonfire Night, Halloween or cooler nights. Served straight from the oven, it’s perfect with custard

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Try this vegan take on a jambalaya, full of fiery and smoky flavours and bursting with vegetables. It's healthy, low in fat and calories, yet big on flavour 

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
17 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Discover the secret ingredients that take the humble steak and ale pie to new levels. But, be warned: one slice just won't be enough

4 hrs
More effort
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Go blackberry picking in the height of summer and treat yourself to these dark chocolate, blackberry and bay pavlovas. They make a stunning seasonal dessert 

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
542 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Come in from the cold to a warming bowl of autumnal soup

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
38 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

With fall-apart beef, tomatoes and peppers in a creamy, rich stew, our slow-cooker goulash recipe couldn't be easier or more comforting

7 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Get cosy with a pumpkin spice latte, perfect for cold autumn and winter nights. With ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and pumpkin flavours, it's a real treat

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
19 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Throwing a vegan dinner party in the autumn or winter months? Bake a pumpkin with a gorgeous stuffing of rice, fennel, apple, pomegranate seeds and pecans

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
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