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Check Out Our 10 Most Popular Fall Recipes

Our top 10 fall recipes have been tried, tested and declared delicious — by you! Below you’ll find cozy soups and hearty chilies, a sheet pan supper and quick baked pasta, lots of clever shortcuts and classic fall flavors, from pumpkin to butternut squash to sweet potatoes. Happy fall cooking!

turkey pumpkin chili

1. Turkey Pumpkin Chili

While this recipe might sound a bit unusual, it’s a repeat favorite on our site. We’re always looking for more ways to enjoy pumpkin, and here it adds a delicious twist to chili.

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

2. Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

When you get a craving for pumpkin pie, consider this smoothie featuring the same classic flavors. Bonus: A smoothie is so much quicker to assemble than a pie!

butternut squash soup

3. Classic Butternut Squash Soup

This popular soup recipe, pinned more than 27,000 times, is a serious crowd pleaser, for all occasions from regular weeknights to Thanksgiving celebrations. (Check out more of our butternut squash recipes.)

Kale and White Bean Soup

4. Easy Kale and White Bean Soup

This hearty and wholesome 8-ingredient soup uses prepared broth, canned tomatoes and canned beans for convenience, paired with fresh carrots, onion, kale and garlic.

Baked Lentil and Spinach Stuffed Shells

5. Baked Lentil and Spinach Stuffed Shells

Stuffed shells in six ingredients? Yes, please! Frozen spinach, canned lentils and prepared marinara sauce win hero ingredient status in this baked pasta.

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

6. Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

This innovative and surprising fall salad pairs roasted sweet potatoes with tangy arugula, crisp radishes, sharp red onion and a honey-balsamic dressing. 

Italian wedding soup

7. Italian Wedding Soup with Orzo and Meatballs

This comforting, satisfying soup features homemade pork and beef meatballs seasoned with fresh herbs in a flavorful broth and finished with kale and orzo.

Mini turkey meatloaf green beans supper

8. Mini Turkey Meatloaf and Green Beans Sheet Pan Supper

So many good things to love here! This supper includes meat and two vegs (look for the sweet potato in the meatloaf mixture!), baked on one sheet pan for easy clean up. And the mini meatloaves offer a charming format sure to win over fans of all ages and tastes.

Roasted pumpkin seeds

9. Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Save all those seeds from fall pumpkins and winter squash and use them to make a flavorful snack or topper for a soup or salad. Be sure to check out the spicy and sweet variation options at the bottom of the recipe.

slow cooker split pea soup

10. Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

Let the slow cooker do the work, making a tender soup of splits peas flavored with aromatic vegetables and a ham hock in this classic, easy, budget-friendly recipe.

Check out more of our favorite seasonal recipes.

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