Big Batch Recipes You Can Make With Fall's Farmer's Market Haul
So you bought two pounds of sweet potatoes, a pumpkin, and a fresh bunch of kale. Now what? Make the most of your farmer’s market finds with these recipes that will please your crowd. This round-up of recipes can easily be doubled– or even tripled (depending on the size of your haul and the number of people you need to feed). If you won’t be entertaining, but still want to make a big batch, these recipes can be frozen and saved for a weeknight dinner later in the fall.
Sweet Potato Soup
Recipes: Sweet Potato Soup
This quintessential fall soup is topped off with freshly toasted pecans.
Brussels Sprout-and-Leek Slaw with Bacon and Pecans
Recipe: Brussels Sprout-and-Leek Slaw with Bacon and Pecans
Cole slaw is not only for the summer months. This fresh and flavorful version deserves a spot during your fall cookouts.
Honey-Glazed Spiced Carrots
Recipe: Honey-Glazed Spiced Carrots
Coat colorful carrots in a sweet glaze and they will be both delicious and visually appealing.
Creamy Kale and Pasta Bake
Recipe: Creamy Kale and Pasta Bake
Substitute packaged kale fresh-from-the-market bunch.
Classic Apple Cobbler
Recipes: Classic Apple Cobbler
This recipe requires 5 pounds of fresh apples.
Recipe: Pecan Soup
This recipe shows that pecans can be used for more than just dessert.
Recipe: Carrot Hummus
After your morning Farmer’s Market trip, you’ll most likely be spending the afternoon watching football. This carrot hummus will be the perfect treat for your game day guests.
Brussels Sprouts with Cornbread Croutons
Recipe: Brussels Sprouts with Cornbread Croutons
This recipe yields 8-10 servings in just one batch.
Creamy Turnip Soup
Recipe: Creamy Turnip Soup
You'll need 6 cups of turnip greens for the creamy soup.
Recipe: Potato-Bacon Hash
This hearty hash makes a great dish for breakfast or dinner.
Big-Batch Veggie Chili
Recipe: Big-Batch Veggie Chili
You won’t even miss the meat in this hearty chili that is filled with fresh fall vegetables.
Recipe: Kale-and-Collards Salad
Chilling the salad for an hour before serving will allow the lemon dressing will tenderize the kale and collards
Roasted Pumpkin Soup
Recipe: Roasted Pumpkin Soup
Pumpkin soup is as close as you can get to serving fall in a bowl.
Sweet Potato Fettuccine
Recipe: Sweet Potato Fettuccine
A quick and easy recipe to use larger sweet potatoes.
Recipe: Veggie Chili
Sautéed squash, onions, and zucchini create a hearty and flavorful base for this veggie-packed chili.
Spiced Butternut-Pumpkin Soup
Recipe: Spiced Butternut-Pumpkin Soup
If there are leftovers, freeze the leftovers for a later date.
Recipe: Spicy-Sweet Pecans
If you come across a fresh batch of pecans at your local market, this easy appetizer is perfect for fall entertaining.
Butternut Squash Tortilla Soup
Recipe: Butternut Squash Tortilla Soup
A fall take on classic tex-mex soup.
Pumpkin-and-Turnip Green Lasagna
Recipe: Pumpkin-and-Turnip Green Lasagna
Use no-boil lasagna noodles (we like Barilla brand), which will soak up moisture from the sauce and pumpkin.
Harvest Mashed Potatoes
Recipe: Harvest Mashed Potatoes
A delicious mix of red potatoes and sweet potatoes create the perfect fall side dish.