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If you’re looking for a few easy fall weeknight dinner ideas to get you in the spirit of the coziest season, you’ll love these warm fall inspired dishes! These recipes use seasonal veggies like pumpkin, butternut squash, and roasted potatoes to makeover your weeknight dinner plan for fall.
It’s finally beginning to feel a little bit like fall this week in Texas, so I’m dreaming of comfort food , warm drinks, and cozy blankets!
In the spirit of pumpkin season, I’m excited to share 29 quick and easy fall inspired dinner ideas with you today!
Sticking to fruits and vegetables that are considered to be “in season” is an easy way to keep grocery costs low.
This short rib ragu makes for a hearty and tasty family meal. With plenty of braised rib meat, herby ragu and noodles, this dish is savory and rich and nothing short of ideal to share with your nearest and dearest.
This is the most indulgent spaghetti and meatball recipe you will ever try! It has big, flavorful meatballs with tender pasta and an aromatic marinara sauce that could only be made on a leisurely Sunday.
Chunks of onions, surrounding a chicken with quartered red potatoes sounds like a fantastic family meal. Serve this on a fall afternoon for a budget friendly meal that tastes as good as it smells while cooking.
This pasta dish has the best flavor; like it came straight from the kitchen of your favorite Italian restaurant. It also makes enough to feed a hungry family. You can get this on the table in 20 minutes so you have more time to spend with family.
Pasta is always a great option for feeding a family. This recipe mixes things up a bit to bring big, bold greek flavors to the table. Serve this with hummus for a family meal that is deliciously different.
This chuck roast baked to perfection, and served with roasted carrots and potatoes makes for such a cozy fall family meal. Pop these simple ingredients into a dutch oven and in a few hours you will have the perfect comfort food meal.
Make this marinara coated Italian beef for a flavorful family dinner that is perfect for a chilly fall afternoon. This aromatic dish pairs well with bread and salad. Your family will love the cheesy, garlic filling in this dish!
This roast chicken with veggies makes for a fast and filling family meal. Bake these simple ingredients on a sheet pan and serve with a salad and bread for a full feast that happens to be fuss free too.
This cheesy chicken makes a great family dinner option. Chicken breasts smothered in bbq sauce, bacon and cheese is sure to please even the hungriest dinner guest. This tastes even better than the iconic Chili’s version.
Pasta recipes are some of my favorite because they are usually very quick and easy. This recipe is amazing for those picky family members (ahem...toddlers), because the veggie is built right in to the sauce.
Adding in a few meatless dinner options, like this fall roasted vegetable pasta, to your family menu, can be a great way to save a few extra bucks each month. Chicken and beef can be some of the most expensive items on your grocery list, so starting a meatless Monday tradition can be an easy way to stay frugal all season long.
This dish only has 4 ingredients, so it's the perfect quick and easy recipe for busy fall nights! Try stuffing your butternut squash with different combinations of meat, cheese, and grains to find the combination that fits your diet and family preferences best.
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