These fall salad recipes highlight the best the season has to offer! Autumn produce makes hearty and delicious salads everyone will love.

Fall salad | Fall salad recipes

When the weather starts to get cooler, our minds drift immediately to cozy squash, feathery Brussels sprouts and tart apples. It’s fall salad time! While summer salads have their place, there’s something about autumn salad that has our heart. Maybe it’s the way sweet tart vinaigrettes pair with sweet potatoes and pomegranate seeds?

Whatever the case, here are all the best fall salad recipes to enjoy autumnal eating! There’s something with just about every ingredient of the season. From leafy greens to root veggies, they’re all beautifully bright, healthy and utterly delicious.

And now…the best fall salad recipes to try!

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Delicata squash salad

Cozy Fall Salad (& More Recipes!)

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes (with Delicata Squash)
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 to 6 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian




  1. Make the Roasted Delicata Squash. (This takes about 25 to 30 minutes total; finish the remaining prep while the squash roasts. Or you can roast it in advance, store refrigerated, and reheat in a 400 degree oven until it’s warm, about 5 to 10 minutes.)
  2. Make the Honey Mustard Dressing
  3. Thinly slice the shallot. If needed, chop the pistachios. 
  4. To serve, place the greens on a serving plate. Top with roasted delicata squash, shallot, pistachios, pomegranate seeds, pepitas, and goat cheese dollops. Drizzle with Honey Mustard Dressing and serve. 
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Raw
  • Cuisine: Fall

Keywords: Fall salad, Fall salad recipes, Autumn salad

About the authors

Sonja & Alex

Meet Sonja and Alex Overhiser: Husband and wife. Expert home cooks. Authors of recipes you'll want to make again and again.

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