20 Easy Thanksgiving Salad Recipes

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Here are some easy Thanksgiving salad recipes for you to choose from.

Salad is a perfect choice for Thanksgiving dinner. You can serve it as a starter, or side dish.

You can try one of these simple salad recipes to start the meal rather than serving the same old salad you have every year.

I offer you 30 easy Thanksgiving salads that are sure to be a hit at your table.

If you want an idea of what kind of Thanksgiving salad recipes you should be preparing, just browse through these excellent examples of dishes that will look lovely on your Thanksgiving dinner table.

1. Caprese Salad with Prosciutto

One of Thanksgiving’s easiest salad recipes is the Caprese Salad with Prosciutto. This light and fresh dish add a fun twist to an Italian classic.

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2. Cranberry Apple Pecan Salad

An amazing fall salad with the best creamy poppyseed dressing that you will ever have!

The crunch of the apples and pecans, the tartness of the cranberries combined with a creamy poppyseed dressing is an explosion of flavors in your mouth. I think you’ll love it as much as we do.

3. Roasted Butternut Squash Blackberry Salad

This Harvest Blackberry and Butternut Squash Massaged Kale Salad is an excellent healthy lunch or dinner and even doubles as a holiday salad to share.

It’s made with roasted butternut squash, candied nuts, Driscoll’s blackberries, and massaged kale with a homemade dressing!

This easy salad is my new go-to Thanksgiving salad, it’s so simple to make!

4. Winter Salad with Pears and Pomegranate

A stunning winter salad filled with greens, pomegranate, pears, and oranges – and finished off with walnuts, feta cheese, and a delicious 4 ingredient dressing! So quick + delicious!

Double or cut the recipe in half, as needed.

5. Honeycrisp Apple and Kale Salad

All the best produce that fall has to offer combined into one big beautiful salad.

Shredded kale, sweet honeycrisp apples, pomegranate, pumpkin seeds, and crispy prosciutto. All tossed with a caramelized shallot vinaigrette.

Healthy, simple and delicious, this salad is sure to become a new fall staple!

6. Cranberry Almond Apple Slaw

Crunchy, fresh, and delicious, this Cranberry, Almond, and Apple Slaw recipe is the perfect side dish for your dinner parties.

The unique combination of flavors works really well together to create a great salad that is great for all occasions.

7. Asparagus Caprese Salad

Simple, elegant, and flavorful, asparagus caprese salad combines asparagus, fresh mozzarella, tomato & basil for a tasty side!

Not only is it absolutely delicious, but it’s absolutely beautiful too.

Asparagus caprese salad is also very easy to make.

8. Honeycrisp Apple Salad

Honeycrisp apple salad is a sweet, seasonal take on green salad, filled with fresh apples and candied walnuts all tossed with a spiced cider vinaigrette!

This simple yet flavorful salad is an excellent addition to the Thanksgiving table!

It’s sure to be a crowd pleaser!

9. Tomato Basil Avocado Mozzarella Salad

Tomato Basil Avocado Mozzarella Salad with Balsamic Dressing.

The beautiful color of the Cherry tomatoes takes center stage on this holiday salad and is a colorful addition to any Thanksgiving table.

You’ll love this refreshing, healthy, Mediterranean-style salad. Made with fresh ingredients, it’s just perfect!

10. Mediterranean Salad Recipe

This salad makes a delicious recipe for a light meal or as a side dish when entertaining.

A salad that is perfect any time of year. Each bite of this easy salad is full of nourishing vegetables and a tangy herb vinaigrette! It’s fresh, full of color, and has so much flavor.

11. Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad

Crisp apples, dried cranberries, feta cheese, and hearty walnuts come together in a fresh Autumn Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad.

Who wants to spend Thanksgiving in the kitchen?

Not me! I like to sit back and spend time with my family. That doesn’t mean, however, that I don’t want delicious food on this special day.

This is an easy side dish for your holiday table!

12. Mandarin Pomegranate Spinach Salad

Mandarin Pomegranate Spinach Salad is a festive colorful fruit-filled salad that’s perfect for holidays and parties!

A mouthwatering winter salad, this dish will be a center of attraction at your next dinner party.

Is a festive colorful fruit-filled salad that’s perfect for holidays and parties!

13. Creamy and Crunchy Salad

Creamy and Crunchy Salad with Peas, Bacon, and Pecans – easy salad and also could be served as a side dish that will go with many different kinds of main dishes.

14. Favorite Green Salad with Apples, and Cranberries

My favorite fresh salad featuring healthy greens, sliced apple, toasted pepitas, dried cranberries, and crumbled goat cheese. 

A refreshing salad that is a nice change from the traditional Thanksgiving spread.

15. Greek Salad

A healthy Greek salad packed with crisp vegetables and creamy feta tossed in a tasty red wine vinaigrette dressing.

A wonderful salad that is perfect for this time of the year. You can serve it at room temperature or even chilled!

This delightful combination combines well with the flavors of Thanksgiving dinner.

16. Radish and Cucumber Salad

Radish and Cucumber Salad with Garlic-Yogurt Dressing: deliciously crunchy slices of cucumber and radish, tossed with a yogurt dressing.

The salad is crunchy, fresh, and delicious!

The dressing is truly tasty! I wasn’t sure about radish and cucumber, but this salad was amazing.

17. Roasted Beet and Apple Salad

Roasted Beet and Apple Salad – Simple and elegant roasted beet salad with apples, walnuts, feta cheese, and maple vinaigrette.

A beautiful dish for your table. A healthy salad recipe that’s perfect for Thanksgiving or any holiday.

18. Strawberry Spinach Salad

This strawberry spinach salad is made with fresh strawberries, candied pecans, feta, red onion, & a homemade balsamic vinaigrette.

This Thanksgiving salad is the perfect combination of savory and sweet!

19. Roasted Brussels Sprouts Salad

Made this dish for Christmas dinner and it was perfect in every way. The flavor and color combination was great.

I did not change anything in the recipe, the flavors married well together.

Can be served hot or cold.

This is a great Thanksgiving salad choice because it can be made ahead of time.

20. Roasted Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad

Recipe for Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberry Salad. Drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette, this fall quinoa salad is the perfect side dish for your holiday table.


easy thanksgiving salad recipes . showcasing asparagus Caprese salad with proscuitto, cranberry apple pecan Salad, Roasted Butternut Squash Blackberry Salad and a tomato basic avocado mozzarella salad.

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