7 Harvest Recipes to Ease You Into Fall feat. Le Creuset Nutmeg
As the seasons begin to change and warm, sunny days transition to the crispy, crunchy, chillier days of fall, there are few things we look forward to as much as hearty meals cooked in our Dutch ovens.
Of course, when we heard that Le Creuset was dropping a brand new signature color, Nutmeg, that’s inspired by the changing season, we jumped at the chance to create a handful of fresh, cozy, fall-inspired recipes to celebrate!
So, settle into your comfiest sweats, grab your favorite seasonal drink and let’s dive in!
Made in the Le Creuset 5.25 Qt. Signature Round Deep Dutch Oven, Color: Nutmeg
As temps begin to dip and we start to swap our shorts and t-shirts for flannel jackets and sweaters, it’s time to break out one of our favorite seasonal dishes – soup! And what better way to ease into the season than with a hearty, vegetable-packed soup inspired by the hillsides of Tuscany?
Loaded with savory Italian sausage, crisp, crunchy kale and protein-packed cannellini beans—one bite and you’ll be glad it’s soup season again!
Made in the Le Creuset 12.5” Bistro Grill, Color: Nutmeg
Did you know that early September is one of the best times to forage for mushrooms? Turns out, all that rain and those muggy, not-cold-but-not-quite-warm days are ideal for growing some of nature’s best-kept treats!
Cooked in butter and olive oil with fresh thyme, garlic, and shallots, this is one wild side dish that will be sure to please all season long.
Made in the Le Creuset 3.5 Qt. Buffet Casserole with Glass Lid, Color: Nutmeg
There’s something about apple cider and sweet potatoes that just makes us want to don our favorite sweater and hit up a pumpkin patch. Throw our favorite cut of pork in the mix and you’ve got a seasonal Fall dish that we can’t help but cozy up to.
With just a hint of lemon juice for brightness and a touch of aromatic spices, the simplicity of this recipe is what makes this belly-warming dish shine.
Made in the Le Creuset 5.5 Qt. Signature Round Dutch Oven, Color: Nutmeg
We love carrots year-round but there’s just something about seeing them in a beautiful array of earthy oranges, yellows and purples that reminds us of the changing season. And as summer wanes into fall, it brings with it colder temps that make the splash of harissa heat a much-welcomed guest.
A sprinkle of earthy cumin and light, citrusy coriander round out this dish’s profile for a side dish that’s as colorful as the falling leaves.
Made in the Le Creuset 8oz Signature Petite Cocotte, Color: Nutmeg
Just saying the name of this fall-inspired recipe makes us want to grab our sweaters out of storage and wish for a rainy day!
Imagine curling up under a blanket with one of these warm nutmeg, cinnamon and allspice infused treats as whispers of vanilla, pumpkin, and hints of orange liqueur and brown sugar envelop your palate. Pure bliss.
Made in the Le Creuset 9” Classic Skillet, Color: Nutmeg
Few foods conjure the same kind of nostalgia as a caramel apple. Whether you took your first sweet, creamy, crunchy, tangy bite at a local fair or you indulged in apple slices dipped in homemade caramel, there’s something about this classic treat that brings a smile to our faces.
This one gets a grown-up twist with the addition of homemade salted caramel and rolled oats for a seasonal dessert that’s sure to please.
Made in the Le Creuset Set of 2 Square Bakers, Color: Nutmeg
If we had to pick two foods as the “Unofficial Official” foods of Fall and Winter, it would be pomegranate and butternut squash (okay, okay, yes pumpkin spice lattes might mark the start of the season but tell us this: Have you ever actually eaten pumpkin?).
With crunchy kale and a light, citrusy Dijon vinaigrette, we think this salad deserves a seat at the table for every dinner party and seasonal gathering from now through December.