Our 10 Most Popular Recipes of October

published Nov 3, 2023
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French Onion Meatballs in a cast iron pan
Credit: Kristina Vanni

With October came some of our most creative recipes yet, from all-in-one mash-ups like French onion meatballs to a creamy vegan soup that has all the richness of meat. But we also leaned into the cozy, no-fail classics, like an ultra-simple beef ragù and a winning sweet potato casserole. 

Try one — or, better yet, try them all. Here are the top 10 most popular recipes from October. 

1 / 10
French Onion Meatballs
Inspired by the iconic French onion soup, this skillet dinner has it all — caramelized onions, juicy meatballs, and gooey, browned Gruyère cheese.
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2 / 10
3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies
They're soft, chewy, and ready in less than 30 minutes.
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3 / 10
Homemade Hamburger Helper
This one-pot casserole channels the nostalgic favorite with ground beef and pasta in a creamy cheddar cheese sauce.
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4 / 10
Creamy White Bean and Kale Soup
With a smoky flavor and subtle heat, this cozy soup will make you think it has the richness of meat even though (spoiler) it's totally vegan.
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5 / 10
Thai Meatball Noodle Soup
This flavorful noodle soup with cilantro-pork meatballs hits whenever you need a low-lift, high-reward dinner that delivers.
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6 / 10
French Chicken Casserole
Layer buttery mashed potatoes over French-inspired chicken pot pie filling for the ultimate comfort food.
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7 / 10
Caramel Apple Éclair Cake
This no-bake caramel apple dessert is packed with sliced apples, whipped cream, and sweet caramel.
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8 / 10
Garlic Noodles
These easy garlic noodles get maximum umami flavor from oyster sauce, fish sauce, and soy sauce.
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9 / 10
Beef Ragù
Whether you toss it with pasta or serve it over creamy polenta, you can't go wrong with this cozy Italian-style meat sauce.
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10 / 10
Sweet Potato Casserole
With a fluffy, just-sweet-enough filling and crackly streusel topping that'll remind you of candied nuts, this sweet potato casserole will become an instant classic on your Thanksgiving table.
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