Pull together some of autumn’s best crops and get cooking with the super-simple fall harvest salads on our list, which range from recipes packed with greens like kale and arugula to less traditional combinations that incorporate cauliflower, roasted fennel, and other delicious ingredients. We’ve gathered our fave fall salad with apples — because who doesn’t want to add an awesome apple recipe to your healthy lunch or family dinner? Plus, if you’re hungry for something a little more comforting, there are plenty of warm fall salads that will keep you cozy on a chilly fall night. So what are you waiting for? It’s time to up your salad game and pull together some of autumn’s best crops to create these simple and delicious combinations. Seriously, the whole family will be begging for these recipes all season long.
What more could you want in this easy veggie-packed (and family friendly) dinner than sweet roasted butternut squash and arugula tossed in a nutty sesame dressing?
This heart-healthy salad is loaded with antioxidants, fiber-filled vegetables, and healthy unsaturated fats (hello, avocado!).
This quick fall salad gets a double dose of protein from bacon and halloumi.
Make this wow-worthy feast for the whole family, or skip the chicken and simply serve up an easy-to-make salad full of rich fall flavors for a light and delicious lunch. Top tip: this dish also makes for an amazing Thanksgiving meal if you’re just feeding a few.
Roasting your cauliflower gives this earthy fall veg a super-sweet bite.
This salad is actually hearty enough to satisfy everyone in your family. There’s roasted chicken and butternut squash plus only five ingredients total makes this easy fall salad is a cinch to get on the table.
This hearty kitchen sink salad starts with a mix of kale and arugula. We added roasted butternut squash, apples and fan favorite – salami!
Fall is peak pear season, so load up on these sweet fruits to pair with a savory, spicy protein-packed main course.
Lean and green, this protein-packed dinner (hello salmon and lentils!) get finished with a squeeze of charred lemon.
All veggie dishes should take a cue from this fall harvest salad and include big chunks of crispy bread. It’s best served with a side of hearty fall soup.
In less than 30 minutes, you can whip up this flavor-packed salad layered with rotisserie chicken and creamy avocado.
This salad is the perfect base for last night’s salmon or chicken. Sprinkle pieces on top for a filling but lighter dinner or lunch.
Pro tip: you can eat Brussels sprouts raw if they’re super thin. Try this super refreshing dish as a side to any meal or for your Thanksgiving spread this fall.
Sherry vinegar marinated onions create the base for the vinaigrette in this zingy green salad, topped off with crunchy hazelnuts.
We’re thinking that all salads should be served on a piece of toast like this fall veggie and seafood main.
Trust us: the roasted mushrooms and lentils in this hearty fall salad get even better with a hunk of blue cheese.
Dried cranberries and fresh apple slices make this salad extra festive.
Skip croutons and opt for charred rye bread instead to add earthiness to this hearty kale and seared beef salad.
Pepperoncini brine is the ideal addition to the vinaigrette of this Italian-inspired salad.
All the flavors of fall in one 30-minute salad? Look no further.