These 10 Fresh Fall Salad Recipes Look So Good

I think it’s safe to say, most of us love fall and all its glorious seasonal foods. The fall season brings some of the most delicious flavors of the year, and a salad can be the perfect excuse for all these flavors to come together for one delectable, healthy meal. Luckily, the boring salad stereotype is no longer valid or accepted these days! And this roundup of 10 fall salads proves just that. Contributor, Kara Stout, did her research to find you the tastiest, most beautiful fall salads to make this season for easy dinners, work lunches, the holidays or festive get-togethers.

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This Autumn Kale Salad with Sweet Potatoes, Broccoli and Brown Rice is a delicious combo of an autumn harvest brown rice bowl and a fresh kale salad with roasted sweet potatoes, dried cranberries and toasted pecans. Find the full recipe on Gimme Some Oven.


Chard with Hazelnuts & Mushrooms is the perfect option for mushroom lovers (raised hand over here!). Find the full recipe on Dishing up the Dirt.

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This Butternut Squash, Pomegranate and Goat Cheese Spinach Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette is bright, beautiful and full of those autumnal flavors. Not to mention, it has minimal ingredients, making this a quick and easy option! Find the full recipe on Cooking Classy.  

This Arugula & Persimmons Fall Salad with Candied Cashews is my own salad creation that was originally featured on Style Me Pretty Living. Anything with persimmons, sign me up! This salad is a family favorite with its seasonal, healthy ingredients and sweet candied cashews that are completely guilt-free. Find the full recipe on Style Me Pretty Living.

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Minimal autumnal ingredients with a flavorful fall punch is exactly what you get with this Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad. Find the full recipe on Creme de la Crumb.

If you’re a fan of protein-packed quinoa, then this is the salad for you! It’s the ideal fall salad to package up in a mason jar to bring as a healthy work lunch. This Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad would be the perfect pick-me-up lunch this fall to give you energy for the rest of the day. Find the full recipe on Little Broken.

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We can’t have a recipe roundup without some pumpkin in the mix, can we? This Fall Harvest Salad with Pumpkin Goddess Dressing will hit that pumpkin-craving spot. Find the full recipe on My Recipe Magic.

Another fall ingredient that we can’t forget is Brussels sprouts. I have to be honest and say I was not a fan of these until a couple of years ago. When they are made the right way, they are amazing! Speaking of amazing, this Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad is a must-try this season! Find the full recipe on What’s Gaby Cooking.

This Pear Salad with Dried Cranberries and Candied Walnuts is sweet, tart and crunchy made with a simple four-ingredient vinaigrette. This is a great option for a light, yet filling, dinner or a flavorful side salad. Find the full recipe on Minimalist Baker.

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The beautiful color combination along with the roasted vegetables and chickpeas makes this Roasted Delicata Squash Kale Salad a must for any dinner party. It’s a party-pleaser for sure with its fall ingredients and maple tahini sauce. Find the full recipe on Love & Lemons.

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Author: Kara Stout