When the weather turns a little cooler at this time of year, comfort food is probably not very far from your thoughts. Weather it’s a warm bowl of chili or spicy wings while watching a football game, certain foods just scream autumn.
Thankfully everyone’s favorite food — pizza — can also bring you thoughts of crunchy leaves and warm sweaters. With toppings that come straight from an autumn harvest — butternut squash, beets, onions, cranberries, even apples — these pizzas are sure to hit the spot this season.
And make sure to check out our list of doughs, too. We’ve included gluten-free, whole-wheat and easy-to-make recipes.
Bosc pears are especially fresh during the fall, which makes this recipe from Shape especially tasty.
A galette is a French term for a round, flat cake, typically made with savory ingredients, like this one from Cannelle Et Vanille that will evoke earthy fall flavors.
Go meatless with red cabbage, Brussels sprouts and mozzarella and chopped toasted walnuts for a little crunch, from Oh My Veggies.
Tangy goat cheese, sweet pears, spicy sausage and fresh basil come together to make your mouth water in this offering from Cooking Classy.
Gourmet Traveller brings you this autumn pizza recipe with pumpkin as the main star. Leeks, goat’s curd and thyme add important elements.
Two power foods — sweet potatoes and beets — come together in this recipe from Bakeaholic Mama to give you a punch of vitamin C, potassium and fiber.
Another veggie-fied pizza from Oh My Veggies gives the sweet flavors of caramelized onion and sweet potatoes and all the vitamins packed into kale.
Bacon makes everything better, and this creation from Girl Versus Dough — with caramelized apples and blue cheese — makes fall flavors sing.
This pie hints at Thanksgiving with its cranberry sauce, chicken and soft brie cheese from Kitchme.
Who can resist apple crisp this time of year — especially when it comes on buttery pastry arranged like a pizza pie. This recipe from The Girl Who Ate Everything is a crowd-pleaser, for sure.