15 recipe ideas for fall

15 recipe ideas for fall

Why love fall

Fall is in full swing and routines have already entrenched themselves in our daily lives. This colourful season means the end of harvests, as well as the beginning of chilly weather. Apples and squash are overflowing at the markets, so now’s the time to enjoy them. Fall also means comfort food: warm, hearty dishes that give us an undeniable sense of well-being. Although indulgence can be tempting on grey autumn days, balance tastes better.

We propose 15 of our best fall recipes that will comfort you while celebrating the start of this magnificent season. Our easy-to-make recipes will warm you up after a walk in the leaves or after raking the backyard. Bon appétit!

 

Appetizers

Macedonian cheese scones

Macedonian cheese scones

Portions: 8

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Scones are easier to make than they look, so often impress people. Enjoy this delicious recipe as an afternoon snack or breakfast. For the ultimate taste experience, serve hot right out of the oven topped with a little nut butter. Check out other breakfast options for busy mornings right here.

 

 

Corn chowder

Corn chowder

Portions: 6-8

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

The perfect recipe to warm you up any time of day, this corn chowder is made with several veggies that taste like fall. Onions, potatoes, peppers, tomatoes and more are the stars. With 9 g of protein per serving, this chowder is sure to fill you up and get you going on a dull, grey day.

 

 

Home style vegetable soup

Home style vegetable soup

Portions: 6

Preparation time: 40 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Here’s the perfect slurpy soup that’ll bring you back to your childhood. A blend of classic veggies and spices, it’s hard not to love. Because it’s so easy to prepare, this homemade soup is a must this fall. Simmer until veggies are nice and tender, and spices are well incorporated.

 

 

 

Mains

Green bean and mushroom risotto

Green bean and mushroom risotto

Portions: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 21 minutes

If you’re looking for a recipe that doesn’t take all day, look no further! Both flavourful and original, risotto can be made in less than 40 minutes – and your guests will love it. Don’t be intimidated. Making risotto isn’t that hard. You just have to keep an eye on it, add the stock gradually and the cheese only at the last minute.

 

 

Salmon filet stuffed with spinach and apple

Salmon filet stuffed with spinach and apple

Portions: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

This is the perfect recipe to change up your weekly menu because it has spinach, apples and raisins. Why not turn something practical into something enjoyable and go apple picking while they’re are in season? The boldness of this dish will impress both family and friends!

 

 

 

Slow cooker maple blade roast  

Slow cooker maple blade roast

Portions: 6

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 6 hours

What could be better than coming home and realizing that supper’s ready? Classic blade roast has been an essential part of fall cooking in Québec. Tender meat and slow-cooked veggies are comfort food defined. Clear your mind for a few hours and enjoy the aroma of fall comfort cooking.

 

For everything you wanted to know about the slow cooker, click here.

 

Ham and macaroni casserole

Ham and macaroni casserole

Portions: 6-8

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

This one-pot dish is great for big families or people who are pros at meal prep. Enjoy the rich, cheddar béchamel sauce that’s balanced perfectly with Arctic Gardens’ mixed vegetables. If your family loves olives, add a few before topping the mac with cheese. You’ll love the change!

 

 

 

Slow cooker ratatouille

Slow cooker ratatouille

Portions: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 4 hours

Simplify your life with this delicious slow cooker ratatouille. There are only a few ingredients, but they’re bursting with fall flavours. Enjoy alone or as a side with buttered pasta. No herbes de Provence in the pantry? Throw together some rosemary, savory, thyme, basil and oregano to make your own!

 

 

Vegetable quiche

Quiche aux légumes et oignons caramélisés

Portions: 4-6

Preparation time: 25 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

A weekday dinner done well, done fast! Quiche is a quick and economical meal made with only a few ingredients that you usually have on hand. Caramelized onions elevate the entire dish and grated gruyere adds a touch of sublime. What’s not to love? Try it tonight!

 

 

 

Comfort beef stew

Comfort beef stew

Portions: 8

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 2 h 30 minutes

There’s nothing better than a hearty beef stew after a long day outdoors. Comfort food extraordinaire! Arctic Gardens’ Oriental-style veggie mix blends wonderfully with the melt-in-your-mouth beef that’s been slow cooked for a couple of hours. Top with chopped parsley for a fresh taste and savour each bite in good company.

 

 

Chili with 2 legumes

Chili with 2 legumes

Portions: 4-6

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Here’s a bean-base, vegetarian version of the classic chili that everyone goes crazy for. An invigorating and economical meal that’ll satisfy your hunger. Some chili recipes can be long and difficult to make, but our recipe couldn’t be easier. Just throw a few ingredients into a pot and slow cook for 20 minutes or so.

Discover the origins of chili con carne and much more by clicking here.

 

 

Spinach stuffed shells in Florentine sauce

Spinach stuffed shells in florentine sauce

Portions: 4-6

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Here’s another way to use frozen spinach. This recipe is perfect for a relaxed meal or a busy weeknight supper. Serve with a green salad or as a side for roasted chicken breast. If you need a little inspiration, you could also pour the Florentine sauce onto chicken, fish or pasta or use as a pizza sauce. Have fun!

 

 

Desserts

Banana vegetable bread

Banana vegetable bread

Portions: 12

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 1 hour

Do your kids categorically refuse to eat their veggies? Well, Arctic Gardens’ vegetable mix will fly under their radar in this delicious banana bread recipe! It’s also your chance to use up those super ripe bananas. As a dessert or healthy breakfast, serve up a slice of this wonder bread!

 

 

 

Upside-down apple corn cake

Upside-down apple corn cake

Portions: 8-10

 

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 50 minutes

Celebrate apples in a big way with this upside down apple corn cake that’s a guaranteed to make you feel warm and fuzzy! Slide under the covers and enjoy the full taste of fall. Serve warm with ice cream or chilled with berries.

 

 

Broccolis molasses muffins

Muffins à la mélasse et brocoli

Portions: 18

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

The days are flying by and you don’t have time to enjoy your favourite desserts at their peak. No problem! Enjoy a broccoli molasses muffin guilt-free. They freeze well, so you’ll have dessert and snacks in the weeks to come.

 

 

 


 

You’ve now got everything to get you through the chilly autumn season. Comfort is the word in our favourite fall recipes. Throw on your apron, turn on the oven and fall into fall! We’re head over heels for creamy mushroom and green bean risotto. So what’re you excited to try in the kitchen?

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