16 Fall Dinner Recipes Ideas

16 easy fall dinner recipe ideas using the best fall flavors!

Fall is almost here! Half of the country is probably getting the luxury of wearing sweaters, scarves and boots and being totally cozy. The rest of us in the southern half of the country are ITCHING to be able to wear some layers and eat and drink pumpkin without feeling totally weird about it. Nonetheless, fall is inevitably coming to the entire country in just a few short weeks! That means it’s time to get going on fall meal planning. There are thousands of fall dessert and fall drink recipes out there, but we all have to each real meals sometimes, so we came up with 16 of our favorite fall dinner recipes! These are great to keep the ingredients on hand for when you need an easy dinner recipe that is warm, cozy and filled with fall!


Up first is a handful of our favorite recipes from our contributors! Did you know we have the best food and lifestyle bloggers (okay, we may be biased) on hand as our contributors for this blog? They bring some amazing recipes to you all each week! Here are some recipes from their blogs:

Seafood Fra Diavolo with Bucatini from The Crumpy Cupcake

Seafood might traditionally be thought of as a summer ingredient, but this pasta dish is too good to pass up as a comfort meal!

Pumpkin Squash Soup from 2 Cookin’ Mamas

Two of the most popular fall ingredients for recipes: pumpkin and squash. This soup uses them both! Hello, comfort. 

Zucchini Lasagna from Meme Inge

If you’ve never tried zucchini lasagna, you must! It’s a perfect substitute from regular pasta lasagna and the flavor is amazing.

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sliders from Sustaining the Powers

Fall reminds me of tailgating during football season and barbecue pulled pork is the perfect meal for that!

Green Bean Sundried Tomato Chicken from The Rustic Willow

I’m always looking for great, easy chicken recipes! This one is one for the books.

Buffalo Chicken Chili from A Savory Feast

Another classic recipe perfect for football season!

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers from Wetherills Say I Do

This twist on a classic comfort food recipe is perfect to try this fall!

Chicken and Broccoli Macaroni and Cheese from The Speckled Palate

A true American comfort food classic.

We also collected a few of our favorite My Cooking Spot posts and some favorites from around the web!


This homemade ravioli dish is filled with fall flavors.

Another two classic fall flavors, apple and pumpkin, come together in this incredible pasta dish.

This potato and corn chowder is so perfect for cozying up next to a fire!

If you’re craving that classic Thanksgiving food already, try this leftover turkey and cranberry sandwich!

Roasted Pumpkin Risotto from The Cozy Apron

Risotto will always be a favorite of mine during the fall and with the addition of pumpkin, I can’t think of a better dish!

How to Make a Fall Apart Roast from High Heels and Grills

Roasts are the perfect comfort food for fall!

Butternut Squash and Spinach Lasagna from Julias Album

I could eat an entire pan of this lasagna. It looks so good!

Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken Stew from Sweet Peas and Saffron

Another classic stew recipe that’s filled with yummy flavors!

Comment with your favorite fall recipes!

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Madison is a food blogger who is passionate about community and hospitality. She believes food is a way to bring people together around the table and strives to share easy recipes to encourage people to do just that! She lives in sunny Arizona with her husband, son and dog.

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