Now that the fresh and colorful bounty of the summer has been cleared away, it may seem like you’re destined for bland and boring meals of boiled potatoes and not much else. But fall is a great time to hit the kitchen! You can experiment with new and fresh fruits and veggies (yes, there are some in the fall) and try your hand at warm cooking techniques that the summer heat does not allow. Start broiling, roasting, and soup making with these 5 fresh fall recipes.
1. Tangy Sopa VerdeCarolyng Gomes
A smooth, savory soup with zucchini, parsley and coconut milk, Tangy Sopa Verde is simple to prepare and bursting with fresh flavor.
2. Roasted Serrano Vegetable DipCarolyng Gomes
A simple way to use up the veggies in your fridge, Roasted Serrano Vegetable Dip pairs perfectly with warm corn tortillas or pita chips and is always delicious through the last bite. This version is made with eggplant, zucchini, and sweet bell peppers.
3. Roasted New Potatoes with Roasted Garlic Cilantro OilCarolyng Gomes
These Roasted New Potatoes with Roasted Garlic Cilantro Oil are crisp, flavorful, and a welcome twist to the classic. Potatoes are toasted until crisp on the outside and tender on the inside then tossed in a zest garlic infused olive oil with jalapenos and cilantro.
4. Heirloom Tomato GratinCarolyng Gomes
This rustic vegetarian Heirloom Tomato Gratin is a simple dish with tomatoes, olive oil and habanero jack cheese baked to a gooey perfection. Serve it with crusty bread and wine to keep you warm on cold nights.
5. Caprese Grilled Cheese with Jalapeño Cilantro PestoCarolyng Gomes
Tired of your plain old grilled cheese? Try a Caprese Grilled Cheese with Jalapeño Cilantro Pesto, made with a cilantro, jalapeno, and almond pesto, it's full of fresh flavor and spice!