These 30 easy fall recipes celebrate the rich flavors and nourishing ingredients that this time of year brings.

From wholesome soups that warm the body to creamy pasta dishes that satisfy your cravings. These autumn meals will tickle your taste buds while keeping your health and convenience in mind.

Easy Fall recipes

We’ve made these recipes with a meal prepfriendly focus, allowing you to plan and prepare your meals ahead with wholesome weeknight choices.

Browse through this list and find your favorite recipes. We are sure that these autumnal dinners will satiate and nourish you and your family.

Soups for fall

These soups are comforting and delicious; they're perfect for fall and winter when temperatures cool.

Fall-friendly Curries

Try these creamy and satiating curry meals that will leave you happy and full. These curries are easy to make and guaranteed crowd-pleaser.

Creamy pasta recipes

One-pot pasta dishes and creamy pasta sauces with our favorite fall pasta recipes.

We use seasonal veggies and easy-to-find ingredients so you can enjoy a convenient and quick dinner.

Healthy Fall Salads

Indulge in autumn's bounty with these easy fall salads with crisp and colorful ingredients. They're excellent as light meals or side dishes for any gathering.

Easy Fall Desserts

If you liked these fall recipes, you might also enjoy these easy and cozy desserts:

How to store fall recipes

  • How to store: store your leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat soups, curries, and pasta in the microwave. Check each individual recipe for reheating instructions.
  • How to freeze: Freeze the meals for up to 3 months. To freeze, let them cool down first, then transfer to a freezer-friendly container, leaving some space to allow it to expand. Thaw in the microwave or in a pot on the stovetop. Before serving, garnish with fresh herbs and optionally a drizzle of olive oil.
Chickpea Stew with spoon

For many more 30-minute meal ideas, check out our 30-minute meal category page.

30 Easy Fall Recipes

By: Nico Pallotta
5 from 1 vote
These easy and healthy fall recipes make quick, wholesome, and nutritious meals for fantastic weeknight dinners.
Try this delicious and easy hummus pasta, ready in less than 30 minutes. You can even make it with homemade hummus or your favorite storebought brand.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American Italian

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces pasta any, we use rigatoni
  • 1 pound mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • 2 tablespoons parsley chopped
  • 1 heaping cup chickpea hummus

Instructions 

BOIL PASTA

  • Put a large pot of water to boil, season it with salt, and add the pasta. When the pasta is cooked al dente, reserve two cups of pasta water, drain the pasta, and toss it in the pan with the sauce.
    Tip: start cooking the pasta when you are 10 minutes in with the mushrooms.
    cooking the pasta in boiling water

MUSHROOM AND HUMMUS SAUCE

  • Clean and chop the mushrooms into ⅙ or 4mm thin slices.
    Chop mushrooms
  • Warm up the olive oil in a large skillet, then add the mushrooms. Season them with salt and black pepper.
    Mushrooms in skillet
  • Cook mushrooms on medium-high heat for 12 to 15 minutes or until browned.
    The mushrooms will first release water.
    Browned mushrooms
  • Keep cooking them until the water is gone and they get some brown color; then add grated garlic and chopped parsley, stir and cook for one more minute until you smell the garlic aroma.
    Sauteed mushrooms in a skillet
  • Add the hummus and one cup of reserved pasta water.
    Add hummus to mushrooms
  • Stir and cook on low heat until the hummus gets creamy. Taste and adjust for salt and pepper.
    mix the hummus sauce

TOSS PASTA

  • Turn the heat off, toss in the cooked pasta, and stir it until fully coated in the sauce.
    If the sauce is too thick, add more pasta water until you reach your desired consistency.
    Hummus pasta in skillet
  • Serve with freshly cracked pepperparsley, and a drizzle of good quality extra virgin olive oil.
    You can also sprinkle it with a tablespoon of grated parmesan cheese or vegan parmesan.
    Hummus Pasta with fork and parsley

Video

Easy Hummus Pasta in 20 minutes

Notes

Nutrition information is an estimate for one serving of hummus pasta out of four servings. 
PASTA COOKING TIP
You’ll need about 3 quarts (12 cups or 3 Liters) of water and 1 ½ tablespoons (21 grams) of salt for 12 ounces (340 grams) of pasta. 

Nutrition

Calories: 477kcal, Carbohydrates: 77g, Protein: 20g, Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g, Monounsaturated Fat: 5g, Trans Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Potassium: 708mg, Dietary Fiber: 8g, Sugar: 5g, Vitamin A: 188IU, Vitamin B6: 0.4mg, Vitamin C: 5mg, Vitamin E: 1mg, Vitamin K: 35µg, Calcium: 50mg, Folate: 90µg, Iron: 3mg, Manganese: 1mg, Magnesium: 101mg, Zinc: 3mg
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