Top 10 Fall Vegetables

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Top 10 Fall Vegetables

Squash

Introduce squash into your diet this autumn by adding it to soups, casseroles, or salads.

For a simple recipe, try this Oven-Roasted Squash with Garlic and Parsley.

Broccoli

Broccoli actually grows better during the fall than in the summer. The more predictable weather patterns of the fall help this vegetable reach its full potential.

Check out this roundup of our best broccoli recipes.

Brussels Sprouts

This vegetable earned its name because of its early cultivation in areas around Brussels, Belgium.

Try brussels sprouts in this delicious Penne Rigate with Brussels Sprouts and Gorgonzola recipe.

Cauliflower

Although it can be bought year round, cauliflower is best in autumn. When choosing cauliflower, find those with white and firm heads.

Check out this Pan-Roasted Cauliflower with Pine Nuts and Raisins recipe.

Mushrooms

Don't forget about fungi this fall! Incorporate this protein-filled food into your family dinners.

Try this Mushroom Barley Soup recipe.

Potatoes

One potato, two potato, three potato, four! These starchy vegetables are one of the most versatile of the pack. Bake, boil or fry them this fall for a mouth-watering meal.

Check out this favorite: Grandma's Crushed Potatoes Recipe.

Pumpkin

It's not a surprise that with Halloween and Thanksgiving around the corner, pumpkins are in season. Make the most of this seasonal vegetable in delicious pumpkin pies or as a way to decorate your holiday table.

Try this Pumpkin Apple Mash recipe.

Spinach

Low in calories and high in iron, spinach is at its prime in the autumn months. Enjoy crisp baby spinach salads all season long!

Get two fall favorites in one recipe with this Mushroom & Spinach Crepes recipe.

Sweet Potatoes

In addition to enjoying their sweet taste, sweet potatoes also bring us many health benefits. These orange potatoes are high in calcium, filled with iron and a great source of calcium.

Try this amazing recipe for Sweet Potatoes with Crispy Rice Topping.

Turnips

Turnips are a flavorful, less-common fall vegetable. When choosing which turnip to buy, choose the heaviest of the bunch for the best taste.

For a simple turnip recipe, check out Roasted Turnips and Greens.

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With fall upon us, we want to help you make the most of the season's vegetables. Varying from squash to mushrooms, our list of top 10 fall vegetables includes all of the best vegetables to purchase this season, as well as great recipes to try. If you want to begin cooking with fresh vegetables this fall, this slideshow is the place to start.

Make your entire family happy this fall by choosing these seasonal vegetables that are bursting with health benefits and flavor.

For more fall, try our Hearty Fall Recipes, Fresh Fall Ingredients and 15 Stews Worth Cozying Up To!

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