4 Easy Peasy Dinner Ideas That Taste Like Fall

Kim Conte

pumpkin soupThere's no excuse to be stuck in a dinner rut, especially with so many fall flavors to inspire you. The produce section is overflowing with a bounty of potatoes, pumpkins, squash, and apples just begging to be paired with savory meats, pasta, and whatever else strikes your fancy.

These four easy dinner recipes will have you wishing autumn lasted all year-round. It all starts with sweet Pumpkin and Rosemary Soup from our friends at Kitchen Daily ...

... which is guaranteed to be a family favorite simply because of a certain salty, fatty topping that makes every dish better. Homemade Parmesan croutons are an added plus. Just remember: It's easy.


lasagnaLasagna is so ordinary, but vegetarian Squash and Leek Lasagna is anything but. Grab the veggies at the farmers' market, then add fall spices, and you're set for dinner and maybe even lunch the next day.







sausageAnd speaking of things you can find at the local farmers' market: Peppers will only be available for a short while longer (if they're even still there!). Take advantage of this small window of opportunity and treat your family to Grilled Italian Sausage With Peppers. (Plus, it's a great excuse to fire up the grill one last time this season.) Find out what makes the sweet-and-sour sauce so addictive.




apple salad

Finally, Roasted Apple and Cheddar Salad is a fresh, healthy way to enjoy autumnal flavors especially when you drizzle it with honey-Dijon vinaigrette. Topped with grilled chicken and you've got a hearty, complete meal.







What's your favorite fall easy dinner?


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