10 Autumn Salad Recipes

Colorful fall salad

Summer may be coming to a close, but sensational salads are always in season! It’s time to trade in lighter ingredients, like berries, black beans and peaches, for hearty fall favorites, such as butternut squash, cranberries, pumpkins and sweet potatoes. We’ve gathered a bounty of simple, flavorful autumn salad recipes that you’re sure to fall for in the coming months. So, grab your sweater and your pumpkin spiced latte and start planning your seasonal salad menu!

Sweet & Salty Fall Harvest Salad

Nothing says fall quite like the combination of apples, cranberries and roasted butternut squash. Equal parts sweet and salty, this must-try salad has all the seasonal staples you’ve been craving. Plus, bacon!

Harvest Cranberry, Persimmon and Burrata Salad

Rich, creamy burrata enhances the flavor of tart cranberries and delicate persimmons in this delicious autumn salad recipe. Don’t be surprised if family and friends ask for seconds!

Autumn Apple & Pear Salad

Apples and pears are a winning combination, and this sweet and satisfying salad is sure to win over everyone at your table! Did we mention that it only takes 20 minutes to prepare?

Roasted Pumpkin Salad with Quinoa & Feta

What better way to kick off pumpkin season than with a savory, satisfying salad? This one is gluten free, vegetarian and made with a bevy of good-for-you ingredients, such as arugula, feta, almonds and quinoa.

Roasted Chickpea Fall Salad

Take your salad game to the next level with this appetizing autumn salad starring tandoori-inspired roasted chickpeas. Dried cranberries, crunchy pepitas, pomegranate arils and apple cider vinaigrette all play a supporting—and satisfying—role.

Autumn Crunch Pasta Salad

Many people associate pasta salad with spring and summer. But this colorful orecchiette salad is packed with dried cranberries, tart apples and toasted pecans, making it a perfect pick for a fabulous fall day!

Autumn Chopped Chicken Salad

Not all chopped salads are created equal. This fall-inspired version is loaded with some of the season’s signature ingredients, including cranberries, crisp pears and toasted pecans.

Fall Cobb Salad

Traditional cobb salad gets a seasonal makeover with apples, cranberries, butternut squash and maple balsamic vinaigrette dressing. There’s a good chance this will become your go-to salad of the season!

Sweet Potato Kale Salad

Boasting roasted sweet potatoes, pomegranate arils, pumpkin seeds and kale, this autumn salad is nutritious and delicious. And don’t even get us started on the creamy almond butter dressing!

Autumn Butternut Squash & Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad

Butternut squash and brussels sprouts share the spotlight in this seasonal twist on a classic Caesar salad. Great as a main course or side dish!

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