Host the best holiday meal ever with these fresh and delicious holiday salad ideas -- all with prep times of less than 30 minutes. There's a salad recipe for every holiday spread, including classic green bean and broccoli salads to our special cranberry-citrus salad and more.
Crisp and creamy, this winter slaw features all the classics of coleslaw -- but with a twist. Swap lettuce for trendy kale and purple cabbage, then coat them in a zippy vinegar dressing.
Play with the cozy colors of autumn by tossing them into your holiday salad. Here, we use fresh Chioggia beets, golden acorn squash, and pomegranate seeds. Coat them in our sweet and tangy honey-mustard sauce.
Lure guests to the holiday table with a gorgeous green bean salad. Featuring crispy pancetta and roasted chestnuts, it's made with only five ingredients and is a snap to prepare.
Wheat berries are tiny kernels of wheat that pop and turn golden when cooked. We love the fresh crunch they give this healthy holiday salad. For the easy-to-make dressing, fill a Mason jar with honey, walnut oil, and vinegar. Shake, pour, then dig in!
Cinnamon and brown sugar add a touch of the holidays to this tossed spinach salad. We infuse the classic ingredients into a special chickpea dressing, then embellish the salad with red onion and sweet dried apricots. Plus, get our 30-second recipe for toasted pappadam crackers.
Our blushing quinoa salad is brimming with pretty shades of red, thanks to fresh raspberries, beets, and crisp radishes. Drizzle our pureed chile-berry dressing over the top for a delicious finish.
When it comes to chopped salad, our rainbow chard recipe is the perfect pick. Made in less than 20 minutes, it features fresh chile peppers and mozzarella coated in a tangy garlic dressing.
Color your holiday table with a vibrant quinoa salad. This golden honey-soaked salad features slivered apricots, juicy dark cherries, and fresh greens. Toss in a few cashews for crunch.
A fresh plate of greens is sure to start any holiday meal off right. Avocado oil and a splash of soy sauce give this fork-tender salad some Asian flair, while garlic keeps it extra savory.
Prep this partyworthy salad in less than 15 minutes. It's made with juicy red grapes and oil-tossed broccoli, then is coated in a sweet homemade dressing. Save the best for last by topping it with crisp, savory bacon.
Sesame seed-coated scallops and crunchy pecans top crisp endive and peppery arugula. A spicy-sweet dressing of maple syrup, cayenne pepper, and soy sauce adds extra zip.