Best Fall Salad Recipes

Figs, roasted squash, kale, goat cheese, walnuts🥂
Fall Salad Recipe With figs and goat cheese and sqaush
Cute melamine bamboo salad tongs from Ooh La La

The other day, my friend texted me her dinner plans: a fall salad recipe. The fig, walnut & squash kale salad is fancy like you’d find in an upscale hipster restaurant, delicious, perfect for fall… and uncomplicated. It’s the perfect fall salad for a foodie who doesn’t want to put in much effort. I saved it to my Paprika meal planning app, and picked up the ingredients tonight.

A little bit easier fall salad recipe: the #cheater version…Fresh Market makes candied walnuts, so I bought them instead of DIY. I also made a few swaps: I made my salad with figs and goat cheese rather than feta… also, I couldn’t find delicato squash. So I didn’t exactly follow the recipe, but was inspired by the original!

Fall Recipe Salad Staple: Roasted Acorn Squash

Fall Salad Recipe - roasted acorn squash
Roasted acorn squash

How to roast acorn squash: Cut the acorn squash into 1/2 inch slivers (just cut along the edges.) I brushed mine with olive oil and seasoned with The Blend. Roast at 400 for about 25 minutes. Eat it with the skins on, excellent tossed in a salad!

Fall Salads Wine Pairing

Pair your fall salads with a Pinot Noir or Decoy Chardonnay!

Many of these salads are a hearty enough for a meal on their own, but you can also serve with one of our soups for fall for the ultimate fall comfort meal.

Here are some more fall salad recipes:

Fall Salad Recipes

Roundup of fall salad ideas

More meal planning tips:

  • Snapware Containers are the best to store your leftovers (like the roasted squash) – easy to put in the microwave! 
  • These are the best meal prep containers to store your salads – it’s divided so you can
  • Save all of the recipes you want to try in Paprika, the best meal planning app, which keeps all of your recipes plus let’s you add to a calendar and create a grocery list (I’ve tried them all, this is my favorite)

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