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Bring on the cranberries, pumpkin and apple everything—come sweater season, we're hungry for all things autumnal. If you're anything like us, you need to try whipping up one (or all) of these fall dinner recipe ideas. They'll satisfy your craving...and just taste better in cooler weather. We’re guessing you might even have some of the ingredients on hand already.

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1. Sheet-Pan Lemon Butter Veggies and Sausage

Two things we love: hands-off dinners and (practically) zero dishes.

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2. Balsamic Cranberry Roast Chicken

One bag of frozen cranberries goes a long way.

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3. Harissa Chickpea Stew with Eggplant and Millet

Swap in quinoa or farro for more tasty iterations.

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4. Cheater's Prosciutto Hawaiian Pizza

It starts with store-bought flatbread.

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5. Vegetarian Quinoa Bake

Coterie member Gaby Dalkin believes in the power of cheese.

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6. Butternut Squash Carbonara

Don’t tell the kids it’s packed with hidden veggies.

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7. Bulgur with Roasted Butternut Squash, Sage and Goat Cheese

Pretty much the only thing we love more than our warmest sweater.

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8. Spicy Turkey Enchiladas with Pumpkin Seeds

Swap in rotisserie chicken for roast turkey as you see fit.

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9. The Ultimate Chicken Potpie

Puff pastry to the rescue.

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10. Mexican Posole Soup

This chili-soup hybrid is loaded with chicken, chiles and hominy.

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11. One-Pot, 15-Minute Pasta Limone

That was easy.

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12. Cauliflower Steaks with Lemon-Herb Sauce

Garlic, lemon, cilantro, mint, lemon—these cauliflower steaks are loaded with flavor.

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13. Easy One-Pan Ratatouille

It comes together in less than an hour.

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14. Oven-Roasted Buffalo Wings

Admit it: It’s what everyone wants.

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15. Chrissy Teigen's Cheesy Chicken Milanese Recipe

Our celeb crush doesn’t mess around with fussy dinners.

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16. General Tso's Cauliflower

Psst: It pairs well with a bottle of Cab Sauv.

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17. Soba Noodles with Peanut Sauce

On the dinner table in less than 30 minutes.

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18. The Best Damn Tomato Soup

Don’t settle for the stuff in a can. Just don’t.

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19. Roasted Cauliflower Sliders

Plain brilliance.

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20. Huevos Rancheros

Yet another way to put an egg on it.

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21. Spicy Chicken Stir-Fry

Throw everything into a skillet and bam—dinner is served.

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22. Zoodle Stir-Fry

It comes together in no time.

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23. Baking Sheet Quesadillas

Why fold and cook a bunch of small tortillas when you can just bake one enormous one?

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24. 15-Minute Lemony Broccolini Pasta

Eight billion times better than spaghetti and jarred sauce.

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25. Skillet Chicken Fajitas

Our love for our cast-iron skillet runs deep.

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26. Sheet Pan Pomegranate Chicken and Roasted Squash

Full disclosure: We could eat this every night for the rest of our lives.

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27. Polenta and Meatballs

Creamy, satisfying comfort food? Coming right up.

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28. Pork Scallopini with Lemon, Capers and Radicchio

One pan, endless possibilities.

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29. Cauliflower Fried Rice

Just as savory and satisfying as takeout.

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30. Vegetable Wellington with Mushrooms and Spinach

Hearty “meat” pies without the stomachache.

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31. Greek Turkey Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

Best paired with dry white wine. (Or dry apple juice for the kiddos.) 

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32. 15-Minute Cheater's Pad Thai

Tempted to order in? Try this instead.

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33. Spiralized Winter Vegetable Gratin

Sooo creamy.

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34. Flank Steak Tacos with Cucumber Salsa

The easiest way to cook a seemingly intimidating protein.

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35. Tortellini Soup with Italian Sausage

Aka a vehicle for cheese and pasta.

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36. Kale Salad with Persimmons, Crispy Chickpeas and Fried Shallots

Hearty (and pretty) enough to steal the show.

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37. Pasta Alla Norma

Think of it as a healthier, five-ingredient eggplant Parm.

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38. Cheater's Skillet Paella

The name says it all.

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39. Rotisserie Chicken Ramen

Flavorful, filling and best of all, super simple.

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40. Skillet Gnocchi with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

Hearty and delicious.

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41. Shrimp with Cauliflower Grits and Arugula

Thirty-minute dinners for the win.

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42. Baking-Sheet Pizza with Olives and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Tastes like it was made in an ancient stone pizza oven. (Spoiler: It wasn’t.)

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43. Ginger-Pineapple Shrimp Stir-Fry

Like a ray of warm sunlight on a crisp fall day.

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44. Tomato Soup in Grilled Cheese Bread Bowls

Never inappropriate.

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45. Skillet Steak with Asparagus and Potatoes

You love ordering sirloin at restaurants—why not make it at home?

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46. Baked Sesame-Ginger Salmon in Parchment

Love cooking but hate doing dishes? Join the club.

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47. 15-Minute Mezze Plate With Toasted Za'atar Pita Bread

We officially give you permission to eat a plate of fancy snacks for dinner.

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48. One-Pan Steak with Beets and Crispy Kale

No fuss, no mess.

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49. Baked Chicken and Mushroom Risotto

Who has time to stand over a hot stove and stir (and stir and stir)?

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50. Cacio e Pepe

Need we say more?

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51. Butternut Squash, Sausage and Kale Gnocchi

Guaranteed to delight the whole fam. Thanks, Coterie member Maria Lichty.

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52. Pesto Quinoa Bowls with Roasted Veggies and Labneh

Everything roasts together on a single sheet tray.

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53. Skillet Eggs and Chorizo

This one-pan egg dish takes just 30 minutes to whip up.

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54. Spicy White Chili with Pulled Chicken and Beer

Coterie member Jess Larson gives you permission to toss back a cold one while you’re whipping it up.

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56. 10-Minute Pad See Ew

I mean…cool if we make this every single night?

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55. 15-Minute Skillet Pepper Steak

Eat the rainbow.

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57. 20-Minute Shrimp Scampi Zoodles

We mean it this time: We’re never going back to angel hair again.

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58. Buffalo Chicken Wraps with Blue Cheese and Celery

Pack the leftovers for lunch and knock two meals out of the way.

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59. Spicy Maple Roasted Butternut Squash & Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Bacon

Coterie Member Monique Volz knows the way to our heart.

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60. Grilled Lemon-Herb Chicken and Avocado Salad

Refreshing and filling.

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61. Perfect Meatballs with Cherry Tomato Sauce

Few things in life are perfect, but this dish one of them.

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62. Greek Chicken and Rice Skillet

The chicken turns golden-brown while the rice becomes magically crispy. Just trust us on this one.

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63. Cheater’s Italian Wedding Soup

No one will ever know you cut some corners.

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64. Vegan Butternut Mac and ‘Cheese’ with Smoky Shiitake ‘Bacon’

Forget cheddar. We’re all about puréed squash.

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65. Firecracker Chicken with Rice

Shocker: It’s low-maintenance.

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66. 30-Minute Cheater’s Beef Stroganoff

Comforting like Mom’s cooking. But honestly? Better.

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67. Slow-Cooker Whole Chicken with Potatoes

Throw the whole damn bird in.

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68. Loaded Baked Potato and Cauliflower Soup

Tasty enough to turn any gloomy day around.

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69. 20-Minute Paleo Egg Roll Bowls

Because wrappers are too fussy.

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70. Cheater’s White Wine Coq au Vin

Because we’re fancy (ish).

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71. Pumpkin Polenta

Make this a weekly staple through December.

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72. Beet Salad with Carrot, Quinoa and Spinach

You won’t find any lettuce in this colorful salad.

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73. Butternut Squash Pizza

Move over marinara, you’re so last season.

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74. Cheesy Roasted Mushroom Melt

Never underestimate the power of a grilled cheese sandwich.

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75. The Best Damn Pumpkin Soup

Regular bowls? Yawn.

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76. Herb Crusted Pork Cutlets

Ditch the chicken and try something new.

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77. Chicken with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

We’d eat this sauce by the spoonful.

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78. Crispy Cauliflower Tacos

It’s officially cauliflower season. Let’s celebrate.

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79. One-Pan Sausage With Broccoli Rabe and White Beans

Don’t even think about getting all those dishes dirty.

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80. Butternut Squash Lasagna

We have a secret: You won’t find any pasta in this lasagna…and you won’t even miss it.

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81. Maple Herb Roasted Turkey Legs

Instead of roasting the whole bird, try just cooking the legs instead.

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82. Beet and Goat Cheese Tart

Pie for dinner? Don’t mind if we do.

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83. Gnocchi Mac and Cheese

Our two favorite pasta dishes just collided in this mouthwatering recipe.

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84. Kale Minestrone

Don’t even think about heating up the canned stuff.

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85. Vegetable Potpie

Whenever a comfort food craving strikes...you know what to do.

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86. Corn Bread Tamale Pie

Fact: We’ll eat anything if it’s cooked in a skillet.

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87. One-Pot Autumn Herb Roasted Chicken

All our favorite flavors of the season in one pot.

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88. Kale Caesar Salad

Some dinners never go out of style.

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89. Baking-Sheet Pizza with Olives and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Tastes like it was made in an ancient stone pizza oven. (Spoiler: It wasn’t.)

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90. Sticky Orange Chicken with Caramelized Onions and Fennel

The marinade works double duty as a sticky, citrusy sauce. Feel free to swap fennel for bok choy, green beans or whatever veg your heart desires.

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91. Whole Roasted Chipotle Chicken

The most impressive way to feed a crowd. Your guests will have no clue how little effort it took to make.

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92. Honey-Mustard Sheet Pan Salmon

Easy, delicious, healthy *and* lightning fast? We’re in love with this simple fall dinner.

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93. Mini Cranberry Potpies

Move over, chicken—we’re in the mood for something unexpected. Each potpie serves two (or um, one).

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94. Instant Pot Spicy Thai Butternut Squash Soup

Red curry paste? Check. Coconut milk? Check. Fresh lime, cilantro and tamari? You betcha.

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95. Pomegranate-Sumac Chicken with Roasted Carrots

Pro tip: Save your carrot greens. They make for the prettiest finishing touch.

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