To accompany the big meal, toss together a salad full of depth and character to pass around the table for guests to enjoy. Use dark leafy greens like kale and spinach and add in seasonal fuit and like apples, pears, and cranberries along with nuts such as walnuts and pecans to get that disctinctive fall flavor and great crunch out of this salad. A great salad can compliment any meal, especially a Thanksgiving feast, so be prepared with a fantastic fall salad fit for the occasion.
Roasted Autumn Veggie Salad with Baby Kale
This hearty salad is brimming with the flavors of fall with ingredients such as pumpkin seeds, brussels sprouts, cranberries, and dark, leafy greens.
Kale Salad with Apple and CheddarThe classic delight of sweet apples and extra-sharp white cheddar cheese meet in Kale Salad with Apple and Cheddar to give the vitamin-enriched green an extra boost of flavor.
Harvest SaladBosc pears, Granny Smith apples, and dried pecans are tossed together with romaine and baby arugula for seasonal Harvest Salad.
Tart Apple-and-Cabbage TossSauerkraut meets coleslaw in this vinegar-based salad. Paper-thin apple slices and finely shredded cabbage add rich autumn color.
Watercress, Clementine, and Roasted Fennel SaladHad it with ho-hum greens? Try this intoxicating mix of watercress, fennel, and fresh citrus.
Fall Salad with Apples, Walnuts, and StiltonUse crumbled goat cheese in place of Stilton, if you prefer a milder flavored cheese.
Spiced Pecan and Roasted Pear SaladThis Roasted Pear Salad comes together in just 20 minutes and is topped with spiced pecans, blue cheese, and a sweet, homemade dressing.
Pear-Goat Cheese SaladLooking for a new salad idea? Try this easy pear and goat cheese salad topped with toasted almonds and your favorite raspberry vinaigrette dressing.
Winter Radish SaladThis simple winter salad gets plenty of fresh crunch from a mix of radishes, and pungent richness from blue cheese. It's good without the apple too.
Roasted-Squash Salad with Maple Vinaigrette
For a truly delicious saiad full of fresh autumn flavor, try topping your greens with roasted squash and beautifully tangy and sweet maple vinaigrette.
Asian Pear, Persimmon, and Almond SaladTime: 20 minutes. A mix of chartreuse and bronze lettuces--if you can find them--really sets off the fruits' fall colors.
Spinach, Pear, and Pancetta SaladCrisp pancetta and juicy pears make this salad special enough to be holiday-worthy. Prep and Cook Time: 20 minutes.
Roasted Squash Salad with Bacon and Pumpkin SeedsButtery squash, crunchy pumpkin seeds, and smoky bacon make this a fall salad you'll want to enjoy often. Serve with pork chops.
Arugula Salad with Dates and Bacon
If savory and sweet is your favorite flavor combination, then this salad topped with dates and bits of bacon will be your ultimate salad combo. Use sliced apples to provide even more texture and fresh arugula to offset the sweetness.
Shaved Fall Vegetable Salad with Cider VinaigretteSparkling cider and cider vinegar amplify the apple flavor in this fresh seasonal salad.