The Perfect Fall Dinner

by Emily Honsvick 0 comments


I love fall and all that goes with it. In fact I count down until the cooler weather hits. Then I have an excused to cook all the soups that I want. Well yesterday was the perfect fall weather. The air was nice and crisp with just a slight breeze… well at first it was just a breeze until the crazy wind started happening. The trees around us were going crazy with the amount of wind whipping through the air. It was fun to watch the wind show from inside our cozy apartment. All the wind made me crave my one of my all time favorite fall dinners. Stuff Pepper soup, Grilled Ham and cheese sandwich, with apple cider. YUM! It seriously is the perfect fall dinner. Luckily today I am going to share the amazingness with you. It is a must try in your homes this fall!


The Perfect Fall Dinner:

Stuff Pepper Soup:

2 boxes (each 4.4 ounces) Long Grain Wild Rice

1 pound Ground Beef

1 large green pepper

1 medium size onion

1 jar, 26 ounce, chunky vegetable pasta sauce (Pretty much any pasta sauce will work, this one is just my favorite)

1 can (14 1/2 ounces) Italian diced tomatoes

1 can beef broth

Here is what you do:

Start cooking the rice as is directed on the box.

While the rice is cooking cook the beef, green pepper, and onions until the meat is fully cooked.

Mix in Pasta sauce, tomatoes, broth and cooked rice. Heat through and salt/ pepper to taste

Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwich:

4 slices of ham lunch meat

two slices of bread (we used white but sourdough would be amazing!)

Cheese slices


Mustard Ranch sauce (1 part mustard to 2 parts ranch mixed together. Its so good on sandwiches it just might change your life)

Here is what you do:

Fry up the ham in a pan. Once it is heated through and starts to crisp on the edges take out of pan and put it aside.

Take the pieces of bread and butter both sides. Then place one layer of cheese in between to two pieces of bread.

Put on pan and grill until the bottom piece of bread is golden brown. Then Flip

As soon as you flip take the top piece of bread off  throw on the ham and Mustard Ranch sauce. Close back up the sandwich and cook until the bottom piece of bread is golden brown. Now it is read to serve.

This soup and sandwich combo is the Perfect Fall dinner that you have to try. I already can’t wait to have it again. One of the best things is that the soup makes a lot… which means leftovers for our little family, yum!



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