The leaves are changing, the weather is cooling down and cans of pumpkin purée abound at the supermarket—and it’s giving us all the fall feels. In other words, we’re craving hearty meals that warm us up (without too much effort) and are best enjoyed next to a roaring fire. Here, 31 October dinner ideas that are satisfying, nourishing and sweater season-approved, like butternut squash risotto, sweet potato cheese fries and more.
31 October Dinner Ideas That Are Perfect for Sweater Weather
Think cozy risottos, hearty chowders and more
A dollop of seasoned labneh (or Greek yogurt) takes these healthy bowls from everyday to over the top. Fresh herbs and lemon juice offer all the bright, fresh flavor you crave.
October 20: Mexican Posole
Give us the chance to eat sweet, creamy squash as a main course and we’ll take it. The combination of lemony yogurt sauce and brown butter is, dare we say it, divine.
The key to shatteringly crisp tofu is pressing out all the liquid before cooking it, so don’t skip that step. Serve the squash with your favorite grain (or heck, bread) on the side to create a more filling main course.