30+ Fall Recipes for Cooking What’s In Season Now

30+ Fall Recipes

Find out what’s in season and how to cook fall veggies and fruits. We’ve got a list of fall produce plus more than 30 fall recipes.

I know. Loving fall is a total cliche, but what can I say? We’ve had a scorcher of a summer, and the past couple of weeks have been a delight. I love cozy sweaters and comfy boots. But most of all I like cooking with fall’s bounty. Here are 10 delicious seasonal veggies plus fall recipes to cook them up right.

For each of the ten tasty fall fruits and veggies, I’ve got three recipes (or recipe roundups!) to go with. All told, there are probably more like 50 or 60 fall recipes in this list. Enjoy them!

Fall Recipes

Fall Recipes: Broccoli Cous Cous

1. Broccoli – Try a raw broccoli slaw, broccoli cous cous salad, or these broccoli tacos.

Fall Recipes: Leek Socca

2. Leeks – Sweet, oniony leeks are such a fall treat. Check out this list of 10 vegetarian and vegan leek recipes. You can also keep it simple with braised leeks or try tossing browned leeks into a chickpea flour pancake.

Fall Recipes: Butternut Squash Soup

3. Butternut Squash – Winter squash season is upon us! Warm your bones with butternut squash and collard green soupKale salad with roasted squash is a nice side or main dish. Or just go for it with the best butternut squash recipe ever.

Fall Recipes: Brussels Sprout Chili

4. Brussels Sprouts –    I can’t get enough of these tiny cabbages in the fall. Cook them into a hearty chipotle chili, saute them up with dried cranberries, or saute them up with a wine glaze.

Fall Recipes: Fennel Salad

5. Fennel – You might be a little gunshy about cooking with fennel. Try one of these 10 fennel recipes to help you get comfortable with this healthy fall veggie. You can also saute up fennel with turnips and shiitake mushrooms or feature it in a beet and orange salad.

Fall Recipes: Garlic

6. Garlic – You probably cook with garlic all year round, but fall is prime garlic season. Make your own vegan wine and garlic butter, fermented garlic, or roast it up for an orzo salad. {photo via mdid}

Fall Recipes: Grape Martinez

7. Grapes – My 18-month-old is pretty jazzed about grape season. He may not, however, have any of my new favorite grape cocktail. You can also try making your own muscadine wine for holiday gifts or start your day with a green grape smoothie.

Fall Recipes: Curried Pumpkin Hummus

8. Pumpkin – Can you believe I made it to number eight before mentioning pumpkin? Forget sugary pumpkin spice lattes! Get your pumpkin fix with one of these vegan pumpkin recipes instead. OK, so one of those is totally a latte. You might also like dipping veggies or chips into curried pumpkin hummus.

Fall Recipes: Turnip Soup

9. Turnips – Turnips are such an underrated fall veggie. Eat them in a delicious pureed soup, stuff them into a veggie wrap, or stew them up with chickpeas for a satisfying one-pot meal.

Fall Recipes: Sweet Potato Fries

10. Sweet Potatoes – I probably don’t have to tell you to eat sweet potatoes, but there are lots of fun ways to  cook these yummy root veggies. Bake some sweet potato brownies, puree them into soup with Indian spices, or treat yourself to homemade sweet potato fries.

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My name is Becky Striepe (rhymes with “sleepy”), and I am a crafts and food writer from Atlanta, Georgia with a passion for making our planet a healthier, happier, and more compassionate place to live. My mission is to make vegan food and crafts accessible to everyone!. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .