15 Citrus Recipes for Fall

In the South, citrus fruits are thought to be primarily Summer fruits. However, our Northern friends tend to enjoy citrus more in the Fall months. Little did I know, as a Southerner, that there are so many Fall recipes that feature citrus fruits as a main ingredient or, at the very least, a complimenting ingredient.

Today I have quite a few recipes that include a piece of citrus fruit in its repertoire. From breakfast to dessert, you’re sure to find a recipe here that will delight your taste buds!

Citrus Recipes for Fall Flavors - Honey and pistachios with grapefruit

/1/ Broiled Grapefruit with Honey and Pistachios – The flavor of this grapefruit will explode in your mouth! Coupled with honey and pistachios, you’re sure to have a delectable breakfast with this recipe.

Cranberry Orange Muffins - Citrus fall flavors

/2/ Cranberry Orange Muffins – Muffins are never a bad idea for breakfast. Make them the night before to save time in the morning.

Fall Citrus Recipes with Oranges - Caramel apple tart

/3/ Caramel Apple Tart – You’re bound to have a breakfast or brunch to attend this holiday season. Make a batch of these caramel apple tarts to impress your friends. They’re sure to invite you back to their next gathering!

Fall Citrus Recipes - Vanilla grapefruit marmalade

/4/ Vanilla Grapefruit Marmalade – No longer will you have just plain toast and butter. Make a batch of this vanilla grapefruit marmalade for the perfect topping.

Fall citrus recipes - Quinoa and kale salad

/5/ Quinoa and Kale Salad – Quinoa is sort of all the rage right now among health buffs. While quinoa is high in protein, kale is high in beta carotene and vitamin C. To say this salad is good for you is a bit of an understatement.

Fall citrus salad recipe with arugula and pistachios

/6/ Arugula Sugared Pistachios Citrus Salad – I think in the Fall we tend to forget that a salad is a good option for lunch {or even dinner}. This arugula sugared pistachios citrus salad is sure to remind us why salads are good to eat all year long.

Fall citrus recipes - citrus butternut squash dip

/7/ Zesty Citrus Butternut Squash Dip – For a light lunch, make a batch of this dip and serve with warm bread slices for dipping. This should make for a light fare on a cool Fall afternoon.

Fall citrus recipes - braised pork shoulder

/8/ Braised Pork Shoulder – Need a recipe that you can set and forget? You’ve come to the right place. This braised pork shoulder is the perfect main course to an evening of relaxing at home.

Fall citrus recipes - Glazed grapefruit turkey tenderloin

/9/ Grapefruit Glazed Turkey Tenderloin – It’s not only the season for citrus but, also turkey! This turkey tenderloin recipe just may be too beautiful to eat, though.

Fall Citrus Recipes - French beef stew with red wine

/10/ French Beef Stew with Red Wine – Looking for a hearty meal for a cool evening? This one is IT! Take a look at those smooth mashed potatoes, the rich gravy and the tender meat…my tummy is growling.

Fall citrus recipes - baked herb and citrus chicken thighs

/11/ Baked Herb and Citrus Chicken Thighs – You’re sure to please a crowd with these tangy chicken thighs. Serve with your favorite fresh steamed vegetable for a perfect weeknight dinner.

Fall citrus recipes - Coconut shrimp with orange chia marmalade

/12/ Coconut Shrimp with Orange Chia Marmalade – Good coconut shrimp can be hard to find while dining out. Make your own at home and know that they’ll be delicious each time. When dipped in the chia marmalade sauce you’ll also be getting a healthy dose of Omega-3!

Fall citrus dessert recipe - Orange almond pudding

/13/ Orange Almond Self-Saucing Pudding – After dinner you’re sure to want something sweet but, not too sweet. I can almost taste this orange almond self-saucing pudding right now. Yum!

Fall citrus recipes - Pumpkin bread with orange cream cheese

/14/ Pumpkin Bread with Orange Cream Cheese – At the first mention of Fall everyone gets excited about all-things-pumpkin. Bake up a batch of this pumpkin bread and then spread a nice, thick layer of orange cream cheese on top. It’s make for the perfect Fall treat!

Fall citrus recipe cocktail drink - Homemade Citrus Sangria

/15/ Homemade Citrus Sangria – If you’re planning on having a few girlfriends over, make this citrus sangria for you all to sip on while you chat.

Which of these recipes are your favorite? Let us know in the comments what your favorite citrus recipe is. We’d love to hear!

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Melissa lives in Florida with her husband and five kiddos. She writes about her family life at jonahbonah. When she isn’t chasing children you can find her behind her sewing machine or her camera. Connect with her on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

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