Fall salads incorporate autumn’s best offerings into a meal, and save time in the kitchen so you can carve a pumpkin, go apple picking, or make like a big kid and jump in that big pile of leaves. Here are ten of fall’s best.
Quinoa with roasted squash, dried cranberries, and pepitas salad
Toasted pumpkin seeds are just another reason to start carving pumpkins. This salad from Edible Sound Bites has a perfectly crunchy kick. Find the recipe here.
Cinnamon-roasted sweet potato and apple salad with caramel vinaigrette chicken
This salad from Sweet Treats and More will trick your taste-buds into believing it’s a dessert. Find the recipe here.
Warm butternut squash and chickpea salad
Squash is the king of fall vegetables. This hearty salad, posted by Smitten Kitchen, is filling, nutritious, and pretty.
Tortellini salad with figs, walnuts, prosciutto, and greens
The Kitchn brings pasta salads to a new level with this tortellini salad. Savory, salty, sweet. Crunchy, chewy, tender. Must-try. Find the recipe here.
Kale & Brussels Sprout Salad
A bright alternative to heavy sides, this salad features Tuscan kale and brussel sprouts. Nothing says “healthy” quite like kale. Find the recipe here.
Autumn Squash Salad
All of the flavors and colors of fall come together on one plate in this dish. Find the recipe here.
Roasted Fall Vegetables with Lentils
Martha does it right with this flavor-packed salad! The best part is you can swap out any of your favorite fall veggies and its still just as delicious! Find the recipe here.
Maple Roasted Pumpkin Salad
Maple syrup heightens the sweetness of the pumpkin, while red pepper flakes give this salad a kick. Find the recipe here.
Kamut Berry Pilaf with Butternut Squash and Cauliflower
A hearty whole grain with an unmistakably buttery flavor, golden-colored kamut berries are an excellent source of protein, vitamins, and minerals. Try them in this seasonal vegan recipe.
Crispy Broccoli Rabe, Chickpea, and Fresh Ricotta Salad
This zesty, rich combo is warm and perfect for a crisp fall day. Find the recipe here.