42 of the Best Winter Salad Recipes for When You Need a Break from All the Indulgence

These salads are light, bright, and full of seasonal goodness

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We love all the cookies, pies, and rich dishes of the season – but sometimes, especially as we approach the new year, you’re just in the mood for something fresh. That’s where our best winter salad recipes come in. They feature all the best flavors of the season – hearty greens, bright citrus, root vegetables, and more – and, most importantly, are non-boring. Enjoy!

Best Winter Salad Recipes

Tricolor Salad with Rustic Croutons

Spinach Salad with Cherries and Candied Cashews

Honey-Mustard Broccoli Salad

Citrus Salad

Fennel, Beet, and Citrus Salad with Yogurt Dressing

Eat the Rainbow with This Colorful Swiss Chard Salad

Spinach Salad with Passion Fruit Dressing & Maple-Glazed Almonds

Lentil Salad with Roasted Oranges and Radicchio

Butternut Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

Brussels Sprouts, Radicchio, and Pickled Red Onion Salad

Roasted Shallot, Squash, Grape, and Green Bean Salad

Asian Kale, Green Bean, and Tofu Salad

Baby Romaine Salad with Date Vinaigrette

Crunch This Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Apple When You Want Fall Flavors in a Fresh Package

Brown Rice Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash, Chestnuts, and Pomegranate

Broccoli Slaw Salad with Five-Spice Tofu

This Napa Cabbage and Tempeh Salad Is How Regenetarians Eat

Shaved Fennel and Red Onion Salad with Grapefruit and Blue Cheese

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Tortilla Salad with Chipotle Vinaigrette

Red Gem Salad with Green Curry Goddess and Crispy Lentils

Warm Red Cabbage Salad with Sweet Potatoes

Spinach Salad with Mochi Croutons

Barley Salad with Pan-Roasted Carrots and Chickpeas

Roasted Pear Salad with Chèvre and Fig Vinaigrette

Raw Kale Salad with Root Vegetables

Heirloom Carrot Salad with Sweet Orange and Thyme Vinaigrette

Farro and Dinosaur Kale Salad with Coconut Milk Shallot Dressing

Harvest Apple Salad with Yellow Indian Woman Beans

Moroccan Spiced Millet and Lentil Salad

Warm Autumn Squash Salad with Apple Dressing

Kale, Fennel, and Beet Salad

Wilted Mustard Greens Salad with Cranberry Dressing

Radicchio, Kale, and Persimmon Greek Salad

Spinach Salad with Roasted Beets and Dried Fruit

Red Cabbage Salad with Curried Seitan

Salad of Shaved Fennel, Oranges, and Candied Pecans

Grilled Endive and Pear Salad

Wilted Spinach Salad with Asian Pears, Blue Cheese, and Pecans

Kale Salad with Pomegranate and Maple Pecans

Red Cabbage Salad with Pears and Walnuts


Now that you’ve found all the best winter salad recipes find  more holiday recipes and ideas from Vegetarian Times

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