These are the best fall salads to eat when the weather gets cooler. They are packed with veggies and protein.
Fall is all about comfort food, but when filled with seasonal ingredients salads can be comforting too! These fall salad recipes are perfect for this season’s gatherings or just a healthy weeknight meal. These salads are beautiful, healthy, and easy to make and can be used as a side dish or served as a light dinner.
With so many textures and flavors, these salad dishes are healthy additions to your table this season. Healthy and so delicious, they are perfectly fitting for crisp nights as summer turns to autumn. Enjoy all the flavors of fall in one gorgeous, hearty, and healthy salad.
Hearty and Healthy Fall Salads
Which is your favorite? It’s hard to pick! All of the salads on this list use seasonal ingredients. You’ll find late-blooming kale, apples, butternut squash, pumpkin seeds, and more fall fruits and vegetables.
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Fall Harvest Chopped Salad
This Fall Harvest Chopped Salad is packed with seasonal ingredients. From the sweet apples to the salty pumpkin seeds, everything about it will fuel your body all day long.
Easy Fall Salad
The best thing about this Fall Salad is the texture of the zucchini and squash. Plus, it looks absolutely gorgeous on the plate.
Roasted Butternut Squash Salad
Everything about this roasted butternut squash salad is extremely tasty. Squash is a classic fall vegetable, and the pears, feta cheese and apple cider vinaigrette is the perfect pairing with it.
Vermont Fall Salad
Vermont is stunning the fall! This Vermont Fall Salad with Cheddar and Bacon uses the cheese Vermont is known for. Pair it with some apples and nuts and you have the perfect autumn salad.
Kale Fall Garden Salad
This Fall Garden Salad has tips for how to make kale easier to eat – you massage it with salt. This salad is packed with garden-fresh vegetables, like broccoli and cauliflower.
Fall Harvest Salad
Isn’t this Fall Harvest Salad beautiful? From the crunchy nuts to the bitter radicchio and gorgonzola cheese, this is a salad you won’t forget. Make enough to share, everyone will want some!
Fall Fruit Salad With Kale
Everything about this Kale and Fall Fruit Salad with Cider Poppyseed Dressing is outstanding! It has figs, pomegranate seeds, dried cranberries, and pears. The cider poppyseed dressing is in-season too.
Apple Salad With Candied Pecans
This Apple Salad with Candied Pecans is perfect for vegetarians. It has tofu in it for the protein. Plus, the homemade dressing is perfect for other salads too.
Autumn Chopped Fruit and Veggie Salad
This Autumn Chopped Fruit and Vegetable Salad looks like everything you love about autumn. All of the fruits and veggies have the vitamins, minerals, and nutrients your body needs. This is the perfect side dish or serve it with chicken for the main course.
Butternut Squash and Apple Salad
Not only is this Autumn Salad with Butternut Squash and Apples super good for you but it is a colorful salad that dresses up your table. Share it with your family and friends – they will love the combination of butternut squash and cranberries.
Quinoa Autumn Harvest Salad
Looking for a vegetarian option? Try this Quinoa Autumn Harvest Salad. It’s full of fresh seasonal ingredients like corn, carrots, and pears. Plus, quinoa and kale are both superfoods!
Autumn Harvest Salad With Creamy Date Vinaigrette
For something different, try this Autumn Harvest Salad with Creamy Date Vinaigrette. It brings the taste of Morroco into your kitchen. The creamy date vinaigrette is so unique.
Feel-Good Fall Salad
It’s called a Feel Good Fall Salad because you really feel so good after you eat it! It’s topped with vibrant, seasonal ingredients and takes just minutes to put together.
Chicken and Apple Salad
This Fall Salad with Chicken, Apples and Butternut Squash is happiness in a bowl! It’s packed with heart-healthy ingredients like apples, butternut squash, pumpkin seeds, cranberries, and more.
Hearty Fall Chopped Salad
This Fall Chopped Salad has so many fresh ingredients, your body will thank you! You’ll love the apples, pears, bacon, and a creamy dressing to finish things off.
Chopped Autumn Salad With Honey Cider Dressing
This Chopped Autumn Salad with Honey Cider Dressing features crisp salad greens topped with pumpkin seeds and apple. Toss it in the honey apple cider dressing for a perfect salad.
Autumn Crunch Pasta Salad
This Autumn Crunch Pasta Salad is a simple pasta salad that is packed with apples, celery, pecans, dried cranberries and fresh oranges. Every bite is an explosion of flavor.
Seasonal Fruits And Vegetables For Fall Salad
The best way to enjoy these salads is by using fresh fruits and vegetables from your local farmer’s market. Food that’s fresh has a bolder taste – you’ll definitely enjoy it more.
The FoodHero guide is what I use to see what’s currently in season. Check it out – it’s fantastic!
Here’s a quick rundown of the fruits and vegetables that are in-season in fall.
This list depends on where you live. This is a general list of what’s in season in the USA from about August to November.
- Bell Peppers
- Green Beans
- Winter Squash
More Fall Recipes
Here are a few more of my favorite fall recipes!
- Spicy Zucchini Taco Boat
- Butternut Squash Soup
- Slow Cooker Turkey Chili
- Pumpkin Soup
- Pumpkin Spice Honey Butter