Gluten-Free Fall Mains

Some of our favorite cozy, cool-weather meals also happen to be gluten-free. These 17 dishes range from succulent roasts to warm curried soups, with not a speck of flour in sight.

Braised Pork Roast with Root Vegetables (Schweineschmor-braten mit Rübengemüse)

Juniper berries and caraway seeds give braised pork a floral, woodsy flavor. Wrapping it in bacon keeps the meat moist. Get the recipe for Braised Pork Roast with Root Vegetables (Schweineschmor-braten mit Rübengemüse) »

Goose Confit and Fig Salad

For this luxurious salad, top spicy arugula with a rich confit of braised goose leg and fresh black mission figs.

Pumpkin-Chickpea Curry

With warming notes of curry and cinnamon, this hearty vegetable curry is perfect for a cozy meal. Get the recipe for Pumpkin-Chickpea Curry »

Lamb and Onion Curry (Gosht Dopiaza)

Tender lamb meets sweet, caramelized cipolline onions in this perfumed curry infused with cardamom, fennel, and cumin. Get the recipe »

Andean Quinoa Paella

Swapping traditional rice for quinoa gives new life to an ultimate one-pot-wonder of comfort foods.

Veal and Kidney Bean Stew (Ghormeh Sabzi)

Fenugreek, an aromatic dried herb, lends a distinctly floral flavor to hearty veal stew.

Rosemary and Balsamic Braised Lamb Shanks

Sweet-and-sour lamb shanks redolent of rosemary, chiles, and balsamic vinegar are fall-off-the-bone tender.

Osso Buco (Braised Veal Shanks)

Serve these delicate and tender veal shanks with mashed potatoes to soak up the rich gravy from the pan.

Sara’s Roast Chicken with Sage and Garlic

Simple roast chicken flavored with parsley, lemon, sage, and garlic makes an elegant and impressive meal. Get the recipe for Sara’s Roast Chicken with Sage and Garlic »

Root Vegetable Stew (Tzimmes)

Sweetened with honey and prunes, this stew is an autumn staple at Jewish holiday tables.
This recipe for rabbit cooked in tangy mustard sauce comes from David Tanis, a chef at Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California.

Vegetarian Chili

A blend of fresh and dried chiles lends fiery heat to kidney and pinto bean chili. See the recipe for Vegetarian Chili »

Pepper Pot

Pepper Pot—a rich, spicy stew of beef, pork, root vegetables, and greens—became a staple in colonial-era Philly, where West Indian hawkers advertised it with cries of “pepper pot, smoking hot!”

Quinoa-Stuffed Pork Loin

Fill pork loin with a basil-scented quinoa stuffing made with grapes, pecans, and shallots.

Risotto di Zucca, Porri, e Vongole (Risotto with Butternut Squash, Leeks, and Clams)

The secret of good Italian home cooking resides in the ingredients themselves. This recipe, from Marcella Hazen, reflects the philosophy perfectly.

Country Captain

Curried chicken gets dressed up with plenty of rich vegetables, spices, and a crunchy peanut garnish.

Stuffed Pork Chops with Roasted Apples and Calvados

Sub the bread crumbs in this recipe with a gluten-free version for an impressive seasonal main dish.