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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.

Creamy pork & pear cassoulet

4.45

(20 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

3.42857

(7 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

4.6

(5 ratings)

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

IPA treacle tart

5

(5 ratings)

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

Pumpkin, fennel & Taleggio galette

5

(3 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

Beetroot & onion seed soup

4

(16 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

Spiced pear chutney

4.333335

(6 ratings)

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

4.5

(2 ratings)

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

Quails with figs & walnut sauce

0

(0 ratings)

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

5

(1 rating)

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

Rustic harvest fruit tart

4.666665

(6 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

Autumn coleslaw

4.363635

(11 ratings)

Liven up slices of ham, smoked duck or roast beef with this healthy and colourful side salad
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Baked fruity autumn pudding

5

(1 rating)

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 mins
  • A challenge

Autumn chestnut salad

4.5

(2 ratings)

Ready-cooked chestnuts add an interesting bite to this seasonal salad
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Autumn vegetable soup with cheesy toasts

3.935485

(31 ratings)

A satisfying low-fat soup that's packed with wholesome vegetables and filling chickpeas. Serve with slices of toasted cheese-topped baguette to dip in...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Autumn piccalilli with pear

4.4

(15 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 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Italian chicken with ham, basil & beans

4.545455

(33 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 mins
  • Easy

Plum, hazelnut & chocolate cake

4.62

(50 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 mins
  • More effort

Pear & blackberry crumbles

4.72973

(37 ratings)

Use pear instead of apple in these individual versions of the classic pud with a crunchy pistachio topping
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pear tarte tatin

4.689655

(29 ratings)

Gordon adds a touch of spice to the ultimate French classic to create the definitive autumn pudding
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

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