A salad makes a great appetizer and a refreshing complement to heavier Thanksgiving dishes. Try peppery greens with blue cheese, a colorful chopped salad, or a pretty salad that sparkles with fresh fruit for a perfect start to your Thanksgiving meal.See Popular Thanksgiving Salads Recipes
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.
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.
At Benu, chef Corey Lee fries almonds and peels grapes for his compelling salad. At home, use roasted marcona almonds and unpeeled green grapes.
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.
A tangy mustard dressing tops spinach, walnuts, and two kinds of apples in this fresh-tasting and easy 15-minute salad.
Make this salad ahead so it has time to chill overnight, then quickly finish it off when ready to eat.
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.