12 Wonderful Warm Winter Salads

Cold lettuce sounds pretty drab to me this time of year. And I’m pretty tired of soup. So I rounded up 12 of the best winter salads that will keep you filled with nutritious goodness all season.

Warm Winter-Vegetable Salad – Food & Wine

Inspired by my favorite dish at True Food Kitchen in Cherry Creek–  this dish is a delectable addition to my winter recipe repertoire.


Warm Sunchoke And Kale Salad With Almonds – SunBasket

Ever try a sunchoke? They taste like a cross between artichoke hearts and potatoes. Plus, they’re scrumptious and in season through March.


Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette – Smitten Kitchen

Did someone say bacon dressing?!


Squash, Apple And Warm Lentil Salad – Green Evi

I recently discovered my love for lentils. This salad features them on a bed of sweet spice-roasted squash and apples.


Roasted Eggplant Salad with Almonds and Goat Cheese – The Kitchn

Another delicious way to mix up meatless Monday.


Warm Spaghetti-Squash Salad – Food & Wine

Mild spaghetti squash is delicious with potent ingredients like olives and feta in this lemony salad.


Brussels Sprouts and Apple Salad (w/ Candied Walnuts) – Diethood 

I love this unique blend of winter flavors from tart apples, sweet candied walnuts, and savory, warm, pan-roasted Brussels sprouts.


 Warm + Roasted Winter Salad Bowl- Oh She Glows

A salad that will keep your tummy glowing, even on a dark and dreary winter night.


Quinoa with Caramelized Butternut Squash and Roasted Brussels Sprouts – Iowa Girl Eats

Topped with creamy Parmesan cheese and crunchy pepitas.


Warm Cauliflower and Herbed Barley Salad – bon appetit

Sautéed cauliflower, buttery gigante beans, and nutty barley make for a hearty vegetarian lunch or dinner main.


Steak Salad with Horseradish Dressing – bon appetit

Roasted and Charred Broccoli with Peanuts – epicurious

Finally! A use for broccoli stalks! Cook them until brown, then serve with lightly charred florets for a killer cruciferous salad.

Do you have other irresistible warm winter salads? Be sure to share!

Amy Johnson

is UDR’s budding social media guru, and has been instrumental in constructing the brand’s content strategy. After graduating from University of Colorado- Boulder, she started working for UDR as a marketing intern. When she isn’t perusing the web for the perfect pins and Facebook posts, she can be found hiking somewhere with her dog Rory.

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