Christmas Salads

Add color to your table with a special Christmas salad. Whether you're searching for a salad made with seasonal vegetables, refreshing fruit, or turkey leftovers from Christmas dinner, you'll find the perfect salad recipe here.

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Savory and Sweet Christmas Salads

When Christmas rolls around I'm always in the mood for festive winter-themed salads--something sweet and savory with jewels of flavor that lighten up the holiday menu. Candied nuts and cooked pears, apples, and grapes always come to mind. I like to contrast these sweet notes with creamy, robust blue cheeses and peppery greens like arugula or watercress.

24-Hour Vegetable Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Layers of salad greens, vegetables, and cheese are topped with a creamy dressing seasoned with orange peel and pepper in this make-ahead side dish.

Apple-Cider Vinaigrette

Taste of the South
Total: 10 mins

Spaghetti Squash Salad with Pine Nuts and Tarragon

Food & Wine

Spaghetti squash, which separates into spaghetti-like strands when cooked, is an excellent base for this easy salad from The FourCoursemen's Patrick Stubbers. The recipe would also be good with roasted cubes of butternut squash.

Total: 1 hr 30 mins

Beet Salad with Orange-Balsamic Dressing

Better Homes and Gardens

This salad recipe adds a bit of drama to an upscale menu by piling tender baby greens onto halved beets.

Apple-Carrot Salad

Taste of the South
Total: 2 hrs 15 mins

Wilted Mixed Greens with Citrus Dressing

Atkins - Phase 2

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Total: 42 mins

Simply Dressed® Mixed Greens with Manchego Cheese and Pomegranate Dressing

Marzetti Simply Dressed

Manchego cheese and Simply Dressed® Pomegranate Dressing give this salad an appealing sweetness. Pear slices and almonds give it a delightful crunch.

Apple-Walnut Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

A tangy mustard dressing tops spinach, walnuts, and two kinds of apples in this fresh-tasting and easy 15-minute salad.

Total: 15 mins
Total: 8 hrs 20 mins
Total: 4 hrs 10 mins

Warm Spaghetti-Squash Salad

Food & Wine

Mild spaghetti squash is delicious with potent ingredients like the olives and feta in this lemony salad, which makes a wonderful starter or side dish.

Total: 40 mins

Christmas Ribbon Salad

Diabetic Living

Layers of sparkling green and red gelatin surround the creamy lemon layer in this pretty side salad recipe.

Beet and Red Onion Compote

Better Homes and Gardens

This quick and easy beet and red onion side dish is a colorful addition to your holiday table.

Roasted-Beet-and-Avocado Salad

Food & Wine

A surprise ingredient--a puree of the squat Italian cipollini onion--thickens and sweetens the mustard dressing on this wintry salad of earthy roasted red beets and chunks of silky avocado.

Total: 3 hrs 30 mins
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