6 Fall Fruit Recipes You'll Want to Make All Year

Transform the fall's bounty into delectable meals.

Apple, pear, plum—oh, yum.

Fruit isn't just for dessert. Autumn fruits can be used to brighten up savory dishes as well.

Transform your farmers market haul into these simple and super-tasty treats.

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Pear and Endive Chopped Salad

Pear and Endive Chopped Salad
Photo: Romula Yanes; Styling: Megan Hedgpeth

Pears are ripe when they yield to gentle pressure next to the stem. If yours aren’t quite ready, let them stand at room temperature for a day or two.

Ingredients: Sherry vinegar, salt, pepper, endive, parsley, pear, pecan, blue cheese

Calories: 334

Try this recipe: Pear and Endive Chopped Salad

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Spice-Rubbed Chicken With Honey-Glazed Plums

Spice-Rubbed Chicken With Honey-Glazed Plums
Photo: Romula Yanes; Styling: Megan Hedgpeth

Look for plums that are smooth-skinned and rich in color with no brown patches.

Ingredients: Lemon, coriander, salt, pepper, whole chicken, olive oil, ply, honey

Calories: 372

Try this recipe: Spice-Rubbed Chicken With Honey-Glazed Plums

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Roasted Figs With Goat Cheese, Honey, and Pepper

Roasted Figs With Goat Cheese, Honey, and Pepper
Photo: Romula Yanes; Styling: Megan Hedgpeth

To add a layer of flavor, sprinkle on a teaspoon or two of fresh rosemary or thyme after you salt and pepper the figs.

Ingredients: Fig, goat cheese, honey, olive oil, salt, pepper, multigrain baguette

Calories: 179

Try this recipe: Roasted Figs With Goat Cheese, Honey, and Pepper

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Pork Loin Chops with Apple and Shallot

Pork Loin Chops with Apple and Shallot
Photo: Romula Yanes; Styling: Megan Hedgpeth

An apple a day can help you shop smarter. In a study, people who ate the fruit before hitting a grocery store bought 25% more fruits and veggies than those who didn't.

Ingredients: Olive oil, pork loin, salt, pepper, shallots, thyme, apple, brut wine, butter

Calories: 327

Try this recipe: Pork Loin Chops with Apple and Shallot

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Pear and Sour Cherry Crisp With Oat-Hazelnut Topping

Pear and Sour Cherry Crisp With Oat-Hazelnut Topping
Photo: Romula Yanes; Styling: Megan Hedgpeth

Pears are rich in fiber, including pectin, which can aid digestion and help lower blood pressure.

Ingredients: Hazelnut, brown sugar, butter, salt, pear, cherry, cornstarch, lemon juice, Greek yogurt, honey

Calories: 279

Try this recipe: Pear and Sour Cherry Crisp With Oat-Hazelnut Topping

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Carrot-Apple-Flax Muffins

Carrot-Apple-Flax Muffins
Photo: Romula Yanes; Styling: Megan Hedgpeth

Leave the peels on the apples—the grated pieces won't affect the muffins’ texture, plus you'll get fiber and cancer-fighting antioxidants.

Ingredients: Whole wheat flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, flaxseed, eggs, olive oil, sugar, carrot, apple, raisin

Calories: 223

Try this recipe: Carrot-Apple-Flax Muffins

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