The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from September
Spoiler alert! Those easy oatmeal pancakes pictured above were our most-saved recipe last month, and they tell a pretty great story about what you all were cooking in September. The bridge between seasons from summer to fall saw many of you saving comforting meals and finding easy ways to use up the last of the summer produce. September is a busy month, after all! Here’s a look at our most-saved recipes from Kitchn in September.
First, How to Save Kitchn Recipes
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10. 5-Ingredient Sweet Potato Enchilada Casserole
Enchilada sauce packs a flavor punch, so why reserve it just for tortillas? This casserole is vegetable-packed and quick-cooking enough for any weeknight.
Get the recipe: 5-Ingredient Sweet Potato Enchilada Casserole
9. Easy Sheet Pan Greens and Beans
We call this sheet pan dinner a Miracle Meal, and for good reason — it’s so fast it frees you up to do other things with your time besides cook dinner. Watch Netflix, help the kids with homework, or just scroll Instagram — the choice is yours.
Recipe: Easy Sheet Pan Greens and Beans
8. Mediterranean-Style Chopped Salad with Oregano Vinaigrette
If you’re still holding on to the last bit of summer (or just the produce), this chopped salad is ideal. It’s also a perfect make-ahead packed lunch for busy weeks.
Get the recipe: Mediterranean-Style Chopped Salad with Oregano Vinaigrette
7. Garlic Butter Steak Bites
What can we say? We seem to collectively be head over heels for everything from butter baths to garlic butter here at Kitchn. These steak bites taste a lot like going to your favorite steak house, but they’re considerably less expensive, and faster (they cook in less than 15 minutes!).
Get the recipe: Garlic Butter Steak Bites
6. 5-Ingredient Pesto Tortellini with Roasted Vegetables
Fresh packed (or frozen) tortellini is a beloved dinner shortcut, which is why we gave you five fresh recipes for using it! This roasted vegetable version is perfect for the start of fall.
Get the recipe: 5-Ingredient Pesto Tortellini with Roasted Vegetables
5. Five-Minute Brownie in a Mug
I was among the many of you who saved or cooked this recipe in September, because some days, nights, or weekends are just really improved by warm chocolatey goodness. I insist on a scoop of ice cream for topping, but whipped cream or sprinkles are nice too.
Get the recipe: 5-Minute Brownie in a Mug
4. One-Pot Creamy Broccoli Pasta
This recipe is proof that you don’t need a box of macaroni or a bunch of pans for a creamy, comforting pasta dinner. This broccoli pasta is just as helpful for busy weeknights as it is for filling lunch boxes — either for back to school or just for your office lunch.
Get the recipe: One-Pot Creamy Broccoli Pasta
3. Chickpea and Cilantro Soup
Soup is a September staple, but there is something special about this recipe in particular. A childhood favorite, this grandmother-inspired recipe is so smart and thrifty that you know it has to be good!
Get the recipe: Chickpea and Cilantro Soup
2. How To Make the Easiest General Tso’s Chicken
If it feels like September was so busy that you couldn’t even order takeout, you’re not alone: This was the second most-saved recipe on our site.
Get the recipe: How to Make the Easiest General Tso’s Chicken
1. Easy Oatmeal Pancakes
September’s most-saved recipe? These oatmeal pancakes. They offer a delicious, high-protein breakfast boost. My own family has been eating them on repeat, and I’m sure we’ll be carrying them into October!
Get the recipe: Easy Oatmeal Pancakes