Fall Dinner Recipes

When the weather cools down, our favorite Fall Dinner Recipes come out! From crockpot dishes to casseroles, this collection will have something you’re sure to love.

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Collage of fall dinner recipes

Dinner Dishes Perfect for Fall

Arizona doesn’t necessarily have fall weather, but that doesn’t stop me from busting out my sweaters and bringing out my warm Autumn recipes. Over the years I’ve noticed that cooking in the fall changes just a bit from cooking in the summer. 

  • Some of my favorite produce appears in the fall such as apples, pumpkins, mushroom, kale, squash, pears, carrots and beets. 
  • Outdoor grilling ends for the season and oven roasting begins.  
  • Crock pots are also utilized slowly filling the house with delicious aromas making my mouth water in anticipation. 
  • Soup! Not only are they easy to whip up, but they’re filling and warm you right up on a chilly autumn day.

All of the recipes above have been made, tasted and tested for my site.  I love knowing I’m providing recipes for your family that I love myself. Along with the recipes you’ll find tips and tricks such as make ahead information, variations, cooking tips and storage info. Happy Cooking!

Delicious Dinners

Delicious Fall Dinners

The following fall dinner recipes include pastas, soups and other yummy dishes that I’m sure you’ll love.

Main Course Parmesan Crusted Pork Chop Recipe
These Parmesan Pork Chops are so flavorful and easy to make. With less than 10 minutes of prep work, you can make the most delicious baked pork chops that everyone will love.
Total Time: 40 minutes
4.83 from 102 votes
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Main Course Stuffed Sweet Potato Recipe
Pork Stuffed Sweet Potatoes also topped with cheese, bacon, sour cream and green onions. These microwave sweet potatoes are simple and quick and perfect for dinner any night or as a side dish. 
Total Time: 12 minutes
5 from 1 vote
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Soup Cabbage Soup Recipe
Cabbage Soup is an easy healthy soup loaded with fresh veggies. Warm up with a cup of this low calorie and low carb delicious soup!
Total Time: 35 minutes
5 from 6 votes
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Main Course Smothered Pork Chops Recipe
This creamy Lemon & Thyme Smothered Pork Chops recipe always gets rave reviews. It's flavorful and ready in 35 minutes or less.
Total Time: 35 minutes
5 from 1 vote
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Main Course Spaghetti Pie Recipe
Spaghetti Pie makes a hearty and delicious twist for a dinner time win! It's a perfect recipe for busy weeknights and family-friendly dinners.
Total Time: 40 minutes
5 from 8 votes
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Main Course Fry Bread Recipe
Delicious Homemade Fry Bread - aka "Navajo Tacos" or "Indian Bread" - one of the best recipes you'll ever try! Pillows of dough fried until it's a little crispy on the outside, but soft on the inside. Make it sweet or savory!
Total Time: 23 minutes
4.52 from 31 votes
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Main Course, Soup Vegetable Soup Recipe
Loaded with potatoes, carrots, corn, green beans, and tomatoes, this vegetable soup is healthy, hearty, and super good.
Total Time: 40 minutes
5 from 8 votes
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Main Course Swedish Meatballs Recipe
Swedish meatballs made from both pork and beef, cooked to perfection, and smothered in a creamy gravy.
Total Time: 1 hour
5 from 10 votes
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Steak Fajita Pizza
Main Course Steak Fajita Pizza Recipe
Steak Fajita Pizza - a delicious Mexican Style pizza! Recipe includes a prepared pizza crust, a homemade sauce, flank steak, bell peppers, cilantro, cheese, and any other topping you like!
Total Time: 20 minutes
5 from 1 vote
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Appetizer, Main Course, Soup Sausage Soup Recipe
Hearty and delicious Italian Sausage Soup filled with tomatoes, carrots, zucchini, spinach and more. The recipe made on the stove is simple and great to enjoy all year long!
5 from 8 votes
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Chicken Dinners

Fall Chicken recipes

Chicken is so versatile it tastes great baked with a simple marinade, sauteed with veggies, served in creamy pasta dishes and so much more. I provided some of my favorite chicken dishes. Some of these recipes are easy and quick others take a little more attention, but all make a delicious warm dinner.

Main Course Mayo Parmesan Chicken Recipe
A delicious Parmesan Chicken Bake that is simple, yet full of flavor, and takes little prep time.
Total Time: 45 minutes
5 from 11 votes
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Main Course Chicken Pot Pie Recipe
This chicken pot pie is the definition of comfort food! It's warm, rich with flavor, full of veggies, and has the best flaky crust.
Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
5 from 9 votes
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Main Course Fried Chicken Recipe
You can't go wrong with delicious fried chicken!! It's great for picnics, barbecues, holidays and more. Plus - it's easier to make than you think!!
5 from 6 votes
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Buffalo chicken egg rolls with ranch dressing in silver cup
Appetizer, Main Course Easy Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls Recipe
Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls - two of our favorite appetizer recipes in one. The buffalo wings and egg roll combination make it a new favorite appetizer.
Total Time: 35 minutes
5 from 1 vote
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Main Course Chicken Lasagna Recipe
Everyone Loves Lasagna! This White Chicken Lasagna Version Is Just As Delicious As Classic Lasagna And Is Filled With Spinach, Cheese And Delicious Homemade White Sauce.
Total Time: 1 hour
4.72 from 14 votes
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Main Course Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta Recipe
Easy Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta - a creamy and delicious pasta dish filled with cheese, chicken and bacon all made in one pot! This pasta can't be beat!
Total Time: 23 minutes
4.8 from 10 votes
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Main Course Chicken Rice Bake
If you're looking for a simple, delicious dinner idea that pleases the whole family, look no further! This Cheesy Chicken and Rice Bake is filled with chicken, broccoli, rice, cream cheese and a TON of flavor!
Total Time: 35 minutes
5 from 7 votes
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Main Course Ritz Chicken Recipe
Crispy Cheddar Chicken is coated in sour cream, cheddar cheese, and ritz cracker crumbs and baked to crispy perfection. Top it with a creamy sauce, and it's to die for!
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
4.93 from 13 votes
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Main Course Chicken Manicotti Recipe
These manicotti shells are stuffed with a cheesy chicken mixture, and topped with tasty marinara!
Total Time: 43 minutes
4.88 from 8 votes
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Main Course Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Chicken Recipe
Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Chicken recipe - delicious tender chicken stuffed with a cheesy spinach and artichoke mixture and cooked to perfection!
Total Time: 22 minutes
4.34 from 3 votes
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Crock Pot Dinners

Crock Pot Dinners – so easy!

Crock Pots are the best friend to any busy family. You can throw ingredients in the morning and return home to a warm ready made meal. Soups are definitely great to make in the crockpot, but you can make other great dishes in it as well.

Soup Cheesy Potato Soup Recipe
The easiest and yummiest Cheesy Potato Soup - just throw it in the crock pot and you're set for a delicious, warm and cheesy soup everyone loves.
Total Time: 3 hours 5 minutes
4.86 from 28 votes
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Main Course Crock Pot Ribs Recipe
5 from 8 votes
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Main Course Crockpot Orange Chicken Recipe
This Crockpot Orange Chicken is simple, and tastes even better than takeout. With breaded chicken pieces covered in a phenomenal orange sauce and cooked to perfection in a slow cooker, it's a recipe the whole family loves!
Total Time: 6 hours 20 minutes
3.13 from 8 votes
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Soup Chicken Florentine Soup Recipe
With a combination of chicken, potato, white beans, carrots, spinach and more, this chicken florentine soup is hearty and absolutely delicious. It tastes similar to Olive Garden's recipe, but it's made in the slow cooker!
Total Time: 6 hours 5 minutes
5 from 6 votes
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Main Course Crockpot Lasagna Recipe
Classic Lasagna made in the slow cooker! This delicious crock pot recipe has all the layers of noodles, cheese, sauce and meat that everyone loves but made more simply.
4.91 from 10 votes
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Main Course Crockpot Ranch Chicken Recipe
You'll love how simple, yet flavorful, this delicious chicken is. Made entirely in the crockpot, creamy ranch chicken is perfect on its own or served over rice.
Total Time: 3 hours 35 minutes
4.72 from 7 votes
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Soup Creamy Chicken Stew Recipe
A simple, convenient, and TASTY stew recipe made in the crock pot! Made with chicken, potatoes, carrots, cream of chicken soup, sour cream, ranch dressing mix and more, this Slow Cooker Chicken Stew recipe is BURSTING with flavor!!
Total Time: 3 hours 5 minutes
4.89 from 18 votes
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Main Course, Soup Crock Pot Tortellini Spinach Soup Recipe
Crock Pot Tortellini and Spinach Soup - little prep time and an amazing result! { lilluna.com } A hearty soup filled with cheese tortellini, spinach, tomatoes, and lots of spices!!
Total Time: 3 hours 5 minutes
4.82 from 38 votes
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Main Course Crock Pot Mongolian Beef Recipe
Crock Pot Mongolian Beef - SO simple and delicious. It will be a new favorite! Your crockpot does all the work! Mix your asparagus, carrot, and seasonings together and add your chuck roast!
Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
5 from 1 vote
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Soup Slow Cooker Beef Stew Recipe
DELICIOUS Slow Cooker Beef Stew filled with chunks of beef, potatoes and carrots - a family favorite that is hearty, simple and great for fall.
Total Time: 6 hours 5 minutes
5 from 15 votes
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Dinner Casseroles

fall Dinner Casseroles

Not only are casseroles easy to whip up, but they can often be made ahead of time and used as a freezer meal.  You can still provide a warm home cooked meal at the end of a busy Autumn day.

Main Course Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole Recipe
Creamy and hearty Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole is the best way to beat the weeknight rush! It's easy to make, and filled with pasta, chicken, bacon, and creamy alfredo sauce.
Total Time: 25 minutes
5 from 6 votes
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Main Course Spaghetti Casserole Recipe
Spaghetti casserole is the definition of comfort food! Hearty, delicious, and an easy way to make and eat spaghetti.
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
5 from 10 votes
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Main Course Dorito Casserole Recipe
Everyone loves this crunchy and flavorful Dorito casserole. It's layered with lots of meat, cheese and (of course!) nacho cheese flavored Doritos!
Total Time: 55 minutes
5 from 15 votes
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Main Course Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole Recipe
A casserole version of the classic Chicken Cordon Bleu recipe. With layers of chicken, cheese, ham, sauce and Panko crumbs, it's sure to become a family favorite.
Total Time: 50 minutes
4.41 from 5 votes
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Main Course Thanksgiving Leftover Casserole Recipe
Stuffing, turkey, and mashed potatoes come together to make this hearty Thanksgiving Leftover Casserole. It's the best way to enjoy Turkey Day leftovers!
Total Time: 50 minutes
5 from 3 votes
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Main Course Chicken Noodle Casserole Recipe
Chicken noodle casserole for the dinner win! It's filled with chicken, noodles, broccoli, carrots, and more, and topped with a butter-y cracker crust making it a flavorful family favorite.
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
5 from 3 votes
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Main Course Taco Casserole Recipe
This delicious Taco Casserole is like a taco salad in casserole form! With a ground beef and biscuit base, plus layers of sour cream, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, and olives, this casserole is the perfect way to switch up your dinner routine.
Total Time: 40 minutes
4.88 from 70 votes
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Main Course Cheesy Chicken Rice Bake
If you're looking for a simple, delicious dinner idea that pleases the whole family, look no further! This Cheesy Chicken and Rice Bake is filled with chicken, broccoli, rice, cream cheese and a TON of flavor!
Total Time: 35 minutes
Main Course French Onion Chicken Casserole Recipe
Just 10 minutes of prep time and you have a delicious creamy concoction of chicken, celery, and cheese topped with crispy fried onions!
Total Time: 45 minutes
4.72 from 46 votes
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Main Course King Ranch Casserole Recipe
King Ranch Chicken Casserole is creamy, cheesy, and bursting with spicy flavors. This delicious casserole is basically a Texan lasagna and is favorite family dinner recipe.
5 from 7 votes
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