When I think of Autumn, the first things that come to mind are pumpkins and apples. Maybe because they make warm delicious pies. Of course, Autumn produce goes far beyond these two pieces of produce and since this post is about salad, and not pie, here are some produce items perfect for autumn salads:
The list could go on and you can really use whatever you think tastes great whether it’s in season or not. I would say when creating your salad, take advantage of all the different colors and textures there are and give your eyes a feat before your mouth.
Dressings & Serving Tips
In my opinion, the dressing you put on your salad is just as important as the produce used. Most recipe posts will give you dressing suggestions, but here are some individual dressing recipes you may like to have:
How much to serve: Another reason salads are great during the fall is because they help balance out heavier, warmer dishes like casseroles and soups.When serving as a side dish plan to serve ½-1 cup (4-6 oz) pasta salad per guest. For green/vegetable salads plan to serve 1-2 c (2 ½ -5 oz) per person.
best Fall Salads
So many great veggies are in season this time of year that make salads heartier and more delicious in the fall. Here are some of our favs…
SaladChicken Caesar Salad Recipe
Ultimate Caesar Salad with grilled chicken, croutons, tomatoes, bacon, hard-boiled eggs, Parmesan cheese and tomatoes.
This Sunny Broccoli Salad is a simple, tasty and hearty broccoli salad served with bacon, cranberries, sunflower seeds, and mixed with a delicious, homemade mayonnaise-vinegar based dressing that is perfect for BBQs and get togethers.
Everyone loves this Waldorf salad that is filled with grapes, apples, celery, walnuts, cheese and chicken. Toss it in a homemade poppyseed dressing and this salad is perfect for any lunch, dinner or appetizer.
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