With the changing of the leaves also comes the delicious flavors of fall. The pumpkin spice, caramel apples and apple cider. It makes me want to break out the warm fall recipes that my family loves like chili, baked tacos, casseroles, creamy pastas and of course all the pumpkin recipes. I am a busy mom of three so the number one requirement for me to take on a new recipe is it has to be easy with few ingredients and fast. These delicious fall recipes below meet the mark. Pick your favorite and give it a try it just might become a new fall family favorite.
Pumpkin is my favorite fall flavor. Since it is only available for a short time, I don’t get tired of adding it to everything during this time. I have found the best pumpkin flavored recipes including creamy pumpkin chili and pumpkin French toast that would be perfect for a cool fall day. Enjoy!
Creamy Pumpkin Chicken Chili
RECIPE BY | WHOLESOMELICIOUS
I found this recipe from Amy from Wholesomelicious, link above. She includes a variation of this recipe that is paleo and whole 30 friendly! I love that this recipe only takes a little over 30 minutes including prep time. This would be a perfect fall meal for a football game or a gathering with friends.
Pumpkin French Toast
RECIPE BY | JUST SO TASTY
This French toast is extra fluffy with a hint of brown sugar and of course lots of pumpkin. It is perfect served with whip cream and maple syrup. Are you drooling yet?
Any kind of pasta is my favorite meal by far. I know all the carbs, but you got to splurge sometimes and not feel guilty. I love to try new pasta dishes to mix it up. Some of my favorites for fall are chicken and broccoli alfredo stuffed shells and pumpkin alfredo. Check out the recipes below.
Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo Stuffed Shells
RECIPE BY | LIFE IN THE LOFTHOUSE
This quick and easy dinner will be one the family is sure to love! It combines alfredo sauce with shredded chicken and broccoli which is stuffed into jumbo pasta shells. You can even buy the Alfredo to save on time.
RECIPE BY | YELLOWBLISSROAD
Ok, I had to include one more pumpkin recipe. Like I said I can’t get enough, and this super easy recipe is perfect for adding a unique twist to your basic past alfredo. This dish has a healthier version of alfredo that still has the rich flavor that you crave.
At our house tacos is a staple and we are always looking for something different to mix it up. Well these next two recipes are just that. They are a delicious twist on the everyday taco.
Oven Baked Spicy Chicken Tacos
RECIPE BY | THE COOKIE ROOKIE
Change things up on taco Tuesday or any day with these delicious chicken oven baked tacos. I love this recipe because it easy to prepare these and then bake them in the oven. This is the most popular recipe on The Cookie Rookie blog and it’s sure to be a hit at your house too!
Crispy Honey Chipotle Chicken Tacos
RECIPE FROM | COOKING AND BEER
This recipe combines the flavor of honey, chipotle, cilantro and lime on a crispy chicken taco. Justine even tells you the perfect beer to pair with these tacos. For the full recipe click the link above.
I am no vegetarian, my family and I love meat dishes. For some reason fall and winter makes me crave the warm meaty dishes more than any other time. Below are a couple of my favorites including creamy chicken meatballs, creamy beef goulash and the classic chicken fried steak. Below the pictures you will find a link to the recipes.
Creamy Chicken Meatballs
RECIPE BY | MY FOOD STORY
These chicken meatballs are prepared in a creamy sauce with tons of mushrooms. The entire dish only takes 30 minutes and you can combine it with your favorite type of pasta for a new weekly staple.
Chicken Fried Steak
RECIPE BY | MOM ON TIMEOUT
This is my husband’s all-time favorite. This recipe for both the chicken and the gravy will have your mouth watering and will definitely be going into your fall rotation. The best part it is it can be served as breakfast or dinner!
Cheesy Beef Goulash
RECIPE BY | LIL' LUNA
Goulash is the perfect Autumn meal that will warm you up and make the whole family ready to run to the dinner table when it’s done.
Quick and easy is a requirement for a family meal at our house. I love finding a new weekday meal that is not only delicious but also has few ingredients and I have time to throw in the oven between sports practices any day of the week. That is why I love dump and bake recipes. A couple of my favorites are chicken noodle casserole and chicken parmesan. Check out the recipes below the pictures of each.
Dump and Bake Chicken Noodle Casserole
RECIPE BY | THE SEASONED MOM
All the ingredients cook together in one dish and this casserole is a great weeknight recipe when you need to get dinner on the table fast. Which at our house during the fall is every weeknight when we are running from soccer, football, karate, guitar practices and all the things.
Dump And Bake Chicken Parmesan
RECIPE BY | HAPPY GO LUCKY
My old recipe for chicken parmesan was time consuming and a lot of work. That is why I was so excited to find this easy and delicious recipe. It is a great take on chicken parmesan and a perfect meal for those cold fall nights.
So, there you have it those are my all-time favorite fall recipes. I have shown you the best fall pasta, taco, casseroles and pumpkin flavored dishes that I have found. They all are quick and easy perfect for a hectic weeknight meal for the family. Pick your favorite and give it a try and let me know how it turned out.
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