Weeknight Dinner Ideas: 5 Sweet and Savory Fall Favorites

With fall in full swing, we’re searching for recipes that make the most of seasonal ingredients. From sweet pumpkin dinners to savory squash-filled dishes — check out five of our favorite fall recipes below:

pumpkin turkey chili

Photo: Just a Taste

Pumpkin Turkey Chili

Why We Love It: This kicked-up version of traditional turkey chili is twice as flavorful but just as easy to make.

Grocery List: Onion, green peppers, garlic, turkey, tomatoes, pinto beans, tomato soup, pumpkin puree, spices

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fall pumpkin recipes

Photo: Sarcastic Cooking

Linguine with Chipotle Pumpkin Cream Sauce

Why We Love It: This spicy pasta dish comes together in just under 20 minutes.

Grocery List: Garlic, chipotle paste, pumpkin puree, almond milk, noodles, slivered almonds, pumpkin seeds, cilantro

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stuffed acorn squash

Photo: A Couple Cooks

Stuffed Acorn Squash with Quinoa and Herbs

Why We Love It: Master this dish and serve it up over Thanksgiving this year. After all, practice makes perfect.

Grocery List: Acorn squash, quinoa, leeks, sage, thyme, walnuts

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butternut squash soup

Photo: How Sweet It Is

Thai Curry Butternut Squash Soup

Why We Love It: This creamy, smooth soup isn’t too thick — making it ideal for an easy-to-make lunch.

Grocery List: Coconut oil, onion, garlic, ginger, red curry paste, vegetable stock, butternut squash, coconut milk, lime, cilantro, peanuts

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pumpkin pancake recipe

Photo: Cookie + Kate

Pumpkin Oat Pancakes

Why We Love It: Because sometimes breakfast is best enjoyed at dinnertime.

Grocery List: Pumpkin puree, milk, coconut oil, lemon juice, maple syrup, vanilla extract, eggs, oat flour, baking soda, spices

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