As the days get shorter and the nights cooler, October calls for cozy, quick, and delicious dinner recipes. Whether you’re busy with work, family, or simply want a fuss-free meal, these 22 dinner recipes are your ticket to satisfying your taste buds in no time. From hearty soups and stews to savory pasta dishes and flavorful stir-fries, these recipes are designed to get dinner on the table efficiently without compromising on flavor. So, embrace the flavors of fall and enjoy delightful dinners throughout October with these speedy recipes.
Ready in just 30 minutes, this easy-to-make pepperoni pizza is the perfect answer to a quick weeknight dinner. With just five simple ingredients, you will be on your way to enjoying this delicious pizzeria-style pizza in no time!
Recipe: pepperoni pizza
This fajita veggies recipe is easy to make and packed with flavor. Simply sauté onions and bell peppers, season with spices, and voila! Enjoy with your favorite protein and toppings for a delicious meal.
Recipe: fajita veggies
Satisfy your cravings with this quick and easy taco soup, complete with the meatiest meatless taco meat. Ready in just 20 minutes, this delicious soup is bursting with taco flavors and perfect for a cozy night in. Top it off with some tortilla chips, avocado slices, and vegan sour cream for an extra kick of flavor.
Recipe: taco soup
Green Pesto Pasta
Indulge in the deliciousness of this green pesto pasta that’s bursting with flavors of freshly made basil pesto, juicy cherry tomatoes, and a sprinkle of parmesan. It’s a quick and easy meal that’s perfect for any time of the day.
Recipe: pesto pasta
Black Bean Burger
This delicious black bean burger from our cookbook is perfect for a quick meal that does not skimp on flavor. With a hearty 5-ingredient black bean patty, fresh lettuce and tomato, and a spicy mayo sauce, this burger will satisfy even the most discerning taste buds. Perfect for those who crave veggie burgers, even on busy weeknights.
Recipe: black bean burger
This vegetable korma recipe is a quick and easy way to make a flavorful Indian dish that is loaded with vegetables and protein-rich chickpeas. With its creamy and aromatic sauce, it is a perfect choice for a healthy and delicious dinner that everyone will love.
Recipe: vegetable korma
Cauliflower Steak in 20 Mins
If you’re looking for a new and exciting way to enjoy cauliflower, try making these cauliflower steaks. With their crispy exterior and tender interior, and seasoned to perfection, they make a perfect main dish or side that doesn’t require an oven.
Recipe: cauliflower steak
This Corn Chowder recipe is a special one as it features pan-seared corn kernels and a deglazed pan, resulting in an oil-free soup. The soup is thickened with potatoes making it a delicious and healthy option.
Recipe: Corn Chowder
This easy pesto pizza recipe puts a light and zesty twist on the traditional pizza night! It only requires six simple ingredients and 30 minutes of your time, making it a perfect way to enjoy one of your favorite dishes at home in no time.
Recipe: pesto pizza
Creamy Harissa Tahini Pasta
Get ready for a flavor-packed meal with this harissa tahini pasta sauce recipe that is quick and easy to make in just 20 minutes. The creamy and spicy sauce is a perfect combination with your favorite pasta and vegetables, making it an ideal dish for busy weeknights or any time you need a delicious and satisfying meal.
Recipe: harissa tahini pasta sauce
Authentic Hungarian Bean Goulash
Indulge in the flavors of Hungary with this hearty goulash soup made with beans and vegetables. This traditional recipe has been passed down through generations and can be made in just 30 minutes, making it the perfect comforting and healthy meal for any weeknight.
Recipe: goulash soup
This shakshuka is a flavorful and hearty stew that combines Middle Eastern spices with tomatoes, bell peppers, onions, and chickpeas. Ready in under 30 minutes, this dish is perfect for a quick and satisfying weeknight dinner.
Mac and Cheese
Looking for a healthy and delicious mac and cheese recipe? Look no further than this creamy sauce that’s ready in just 20 minutes!
Recipe: mac and cheese
This 25-minute chickpea korma recipe is a perfect option for those who crave a quick and flavorful dinner. It’s loaded with protein and bursting with flavor, thanks to the combination of chickpeas, coconut cream, and spices, and its creamy and aromatic sauce can be customized to suit your tastes.
Recipe: chickpea korma
Coconut Milk Pasta Sauce
This easy and flavorful coconut milk pasta sauce is the perfect dairy-free alternative to a classic tomato-based sauce. Made with simple ingredients like canned tomatoes, garlic, and coconut milk, it comes together in just 30 minutes and will satisfy all your pasta cravings.
Recipe: coconut milk pasta sauce
Pad Woon Sen (Thai Glass Noodles Stir Fry)
This is a classic Pad Woon Sen recipe turned completely meatless. Silky Thai glass noodles in a sweet and salty sauce are stir-fried with carrots, cabbage, tomato, onion, and mung bean sprouts. For added protein, this recipe calls for tofu scramble and marinated oyster mushrooms
Recipe: pad woon sen
Avocado Spring Rolls
Try our avocado spring rolls for a delicious and easy-to-prepare summer snack or appetizer. They are freshly prepared with a mix of flavorful avocado mango salsa and vermicelli noodles to create a delightful combination of texture and flavor. So refreshing!
Recipe: avocado spring rolls
Cajun Pasta Sauce
Indulge in the ultimate comfort food with this pasta dish. With its perfect blend of Cajun seasonings, creamy coconut sauce, and hearty vegetables, this recipe is a delicious and quick dinner option that you’ll want to make again and again.
Recipe: cajun pasta sauce
Spicy Miso Soba Noodles
If you are looking for the most delicious miso noodles recipe, this spicy tahini miso sauce will surely deliver. It is not only delicious, but it is also an easy, no-cook sauce that you can mix within 5 minutes. Soba noodles are the perfect candidate to elevate these flavors.
Recipe: miso soba noodles
This watermelon soup is a cold, refreshing, and sweet-savory summer soup that is prepared in gazpacho style. It means blended raw without straining and serve chilled. This soup will surely cool you down on a hot summer day.
Recipe: watermelon gazpacho
Alfredo Sauce in 15 minutes
Enjoy a healthy and quick meal with our 5-ingredient alfredo sauce recipe. Creamy, delicious, and ready in just 15 minutes, it’s the perfect solution for a fast and easy dinner.
Recipe: alfredo sauce
Tom Yum Fried Rice
Easy to make and packed with flavor and aroma, Tom Yum fried rice is best summed up in one word: Unforgettable. In this simple, easy-to-follow recipe, you’ll learn how to make an all-veggie version from the comfort of your own kitchen. The best part? It takes less than 22 minutes to prepare!
Recipe: tom yum fried rice