7 Crazy-Delicious Fall Salads You're Going To Love

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When you think of salad, you typically think of summertime, right? Well, the arrival of crisp fall weather and PSL season doesn't mean you have to abandon your beloved lunchtime go-to. It just means you need to think a little heartier.

Ahead, find seven options that incorporate autumn’s best offerings into easy meals. These salads aren't just healthy and delicious — they're also guaranteed to make all of your coworkers jealous.


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Not-Too-Virtuous Salad With Caramelized-Apple Vinaigrette
A tangy, decadent, and fresh salad to whip up post-apple picking. This recipe will satisfy even the fiercest of appetites.
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Farro Salad With Roasted Mushrooms & Parmesan
This earthy, rich farro salad is a perfect alternative for when you need a break from leafy greens. With a splash of lemon juice and chopped parsley, it steers away from being too heavy.
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Hearty Kale Salad With Kabocha Squash, Pomegranate Seeds & Toasted Hazelnuts
It seems as if kale's hot moment isn't ending anytime soon. This salad gathers all of fall's favorite ingredients and blends them together for a perfect appetizer or lighter meal.

Related: A Light Seaweed Salad With Kale And Cucumber
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Caramelized Fennel, Leek & Orange Salad
You had us at "caramelized." This salad is equal parts delicious and beautiful.
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Moroccan Carrot Salad With Harissa
This is not just a salad; it's an experience. An aromatic one. Lemon, garlic, and cilantro blend to make for a perfect Thanksgiving side.
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Radish & Pecan Grain Salad
Pecans, like bacon, make everything taste better (though this grain, cranberry, and arugula salad doesn't need much help).
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Arugula, Pear & Goat Cheese Salad With Pomegranate Vinaigrette
Of course, no salad roundup would be complete without goat cheese. This classic arugula salad gets a new spin with a tart pomegranate vinaigrette.

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