Fall might mean tucking into slow-cooked, comforting carbs willy nilly, but after bowls of hearty stews and creamy casseroles, it’s the thought of vegetables that makes my mouth salivate. I dream of crispy carrots, spicy arugula, and tender beets; of kale salads piled high with nutty squash and cauliflower; and of bitter, just-barely-cooked broccoli rabe. I crave vegetables to cut through the heaviness of the food we eat to warm us up in cold, dark months.
In anticipation of the platters of potatoes, turkey, and pies we’ll enjoy in just a few short weeks, here are some of our best vegetable dishes to fill you up—without weighing you down.
How do you incorporate vegetables in your fall meals? Tell us your favorites in the comments!