Hearty Fall Salads You'll Love To Make All Season Long

Written by: Karen Marsh


While fall is typically a time when people love to enjoy rich comfort foods, you can add balance to your diet with these healthy and hearty salads.

We’ve put together a list of our favorite fall salads for you, with everything from quick side dishes to Thanksgiving-worthy entrées!

Kale Fall Salad with Pickled Cranberries and Crispy Quinoa

Bringing the best fall flavors into one crunchy salad, this recipe features sweet-tart pickled cranberries that are bursting with flavor, plus crispy quinoa that’s both crunchy and hefty. Perfect for Thanksgiving or any time this fall, this is one incredibly tasty fall salad that will impress your guests. Serve in a large red oak wooden salad bowl to bring the fall colors to light.

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Hector Sanchez via Country Living​​

Fall Panzanella Salad

A classic bread salad with an autumn-inspired spin, the roasted fall veggies, goat cheese, and apples also take the spotlight in this satisfying meal. Use whatever bread you have on hand - rosemary olive oil bread or simply Italian bread works so well. We recommend our oval or round bread basket to keep your loaves fresh-from-the-oven warm.

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Two Peas and Their Pod​​

Crunch Salad

Satisfy your crunchy cravings with a crisp fall salad that combines green apples, roasted peanuts, and cabbage, and just about any other crunchy ingredient you like. Combine these flavors and textures in a large black walnut wooden salad bowl for a beautiful fall table centerpiece, perfect for entertaining a big crowd of guests.

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Andrew Bui via Delish​​

Tomato Fried Rice Salad

Elevate your bowl of warm, savory grains this fall when you combine rice with dressed greens and creamy crumbly feta on top. Using the toppings of traditional Greek salads, this fall salad recipe takes it to the next level by adding hearty carbs - it’s bound to be your next favorite salad-slash-rice-bowl.

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Lucy Schaeffer via Delish​​

Fig and Burrata Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

Serve figs with burrata and maple vinaigrette for an unforgettably classy appetizer. For your fix of healthy comfort food, pair this easy fall salad with pasta, roasted vegetables, or toasted bread served in our woven bread basket that keeps it warm and toasty.

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Britney Bakes Bread​​

Brussels Sprouts Salad With Citrus Vinaigrette

Both hearty and light, this fall salad recipe is perfect for your next best holiday entertaining entrée or side dish for hearty dinner recipes. We recommend using a wooden salad chopping bowl paired with a mezzaluna chopper to chop up your almonds and red onions, then combine with shredded Brussels sprouts, dried cherries, crisp bacon, or chopped chicken if you desire. A filling fall salad recipe to feed a crowd!

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The Real Food Dietitians​​

Pear and Gorgonzola Fall Salad with Honey Apple Dressing

A recipe that has autumn written all over it, this fall salad puts together slices of sweet pears with creamy, tangy gorgonzola cheese. Filled with so many layers of flavors, it’s a delicious treat for your guests during your first fall gathering.

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Jessica in the Kitchen​​

Steak Salad with Spinach, Delicata Squash, and Blue Cheese

This fall salad will always have you look forward to colder days. Sure to fill you up and satisfy your cravings, this recipe combines sweet squash, cheese and a honey-sherry vinaigrette. Serve in a cherry or maple wooden bowl to bring out the salad’s colors, then pair with your favorite red wine served in these lovely stemless wine glasses.

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Anna Watson Carl via Delish​​

Greens & Citrus Salad

A refreshing blend of hearty greens, oranges, and a citrusy dressing make this fall salad recipe perfect for colder days. Croutons flavored with rosemary and Parmesan bring serious crunch and pack so much flavor - it’s a delicious salad to start off your meals or be enjoyed on its own.

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Becky Stayner via Country Living​​

Seared Tuna & Arugula Pear Salad

With a delicious peppery flavor, arugula packs the punch in this seared tuna fall salad recipe - works perfectly with sushi-grade tuna, sweet pears and crisp radishes. Fresh and crunchy with a flavorful ginger-infused salad dressing, this meal will liven up your party.

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Park Feierbach via Delish​​

Vegan Taco Salad

Want to eat less meat this fall? We heard you! Combining grains, beans, cherry tomatoes and tortilla chips, fall dinner has never been this quick, easy and hearty. Your guests will love this vegan makeover!

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Suzanne Clements via Delish​​

Chicken Waldorf Salad

Packed with seasonal fall ingredients, this recipe is a tasty upgrade to your Waldorf salad. Use a sturdy wooden salad chopping bowl to chop up your apples and pecans, then combine with chopped chicken breasts, sliced celery, grapes, mayonnaise and sour cream. Perfect for back-to-school lunches or casual weeknight dinners, this fall salad will help you get by through the week (or the entire season).

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The Pioneer Woman​​

We just love prepping and serving our favorite fall salads in large wooden salad bowls for a festive feel, whether it’s for intimate dinners or a big crowd of guests!

What’s the one fall salad recipe from this list that you’d love to try next?

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