18 Fresh & Colorful Salads for Your Thanksgiving Table

18 Fresh & Colorful Salads for Your Thanksgiving Table

Ariel Knutson
Nov 24, 2014

Thanksgiving is a heavy meal. There's a sea of carbs (which we love) and desserts (which we double love) to be traversed on The Big Day. But the salad is your place to play and get creative. Who cares about the salad on Thanksgiving, you may ask. If you do it right, it will be a highlight of the meal — a colorful respite between the mounds of mashed potatoes and stuffing.

From lighter side salads with arugula and fennel, to hearty salads with roasted cabbage slaw and hazelnuts, to wonderful grain salads with golden beets and barley, we have 18 fresh options to choose from for Thanksgiving dinner.

Want to make your side salad the day before Thanksgiving? No problem. Try any of the hearty salads with leafy greens or the grain salads. They won't let you down.

Light Side Salads

Hearty Salads & Slaws

Grain Salads

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