roast loin of venison on a bed of roasted squash

Autumn recipes

79 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.

1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A great autumn dish, try this roast venison and pumpkin as an alternative Sunday roast. The Sichaun salt seasoning really packs a flavour punch

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
7 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
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47 ratings 4.7 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
More effort
15 ratings 3.2 out of 5 star rating

Get five of your 5-a-day in one hit with this vegetarian bean pot topped with breadcrumbs. It's bursting with nutrients, low in calories and packed with flavour

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.2 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
1 rating 5.0 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
3 ratings 4.7 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
9 ratings 4.6 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
More effort
3 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
13 ratings 4.4 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
12 ratings 4.6 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
3 ratings 5.0 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
521 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
26 ratings 3.7 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
15 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
22 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Cook a one-pot chicken tagine the whole family will love. It somehow says summer and autumn in one bite using a gentle but heady Moroccan spice mix

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Discover the joys of autumn with our roast squash served with soft goat's cheese, Puy lentils and sage. It's a great seasonal recipe as the cold nights draw in

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

Cook up this vibrant vegan curry that makes the most of autumnal squash. It's ideal for a meat-free Monday dinner when served with flatbreads

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this stunning autumn salad as a side dish at a dinner party. It features carrots, courgette, broccoli, tomatoes and olives in a lovely saffron dressing

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
4 ratings 2.6 out of 5 star rating

This damson and apple crumble will go down a treat as a family dessert. The damsons will contain stones, so remember to warn people to remove them as they eat

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

We can't resist a crumble when the weather gets colder. Make this pear and chocolate flapjack crumble using just five ingredients – simple and delicious

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Who says healthy can’t be hearty? You’ll feel satisfied and nourished with this low-calorie, simple-to-make chicken pie.

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Bake simple biscuits using a little acorn flour to add a hint of nuttiness and a slightly more robust texture – ideal for dunking in your tea

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Revamp the classic tarte tatin and try our vibrant veg version. Our butternut squash tarte is delicious served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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