25 Winter Salads You’ll Actually Crave After Trying Once

Feb 18, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. ET
Yummy Winter Salads You’ll Actually Crave | Featuring savory ingredients like sweet potato, quinoa and Brussels sprouts.
Image: Lazy Cat Kitchen

Winter salads get a bad rap. It’s easy to see why when you compare them with their summery counterparts — brimming bowls of bright produce, sweet dressings and fresh, often locally harvested greens. But we’re here to inform you that winter salads’ blah rep couldn’t be further from actuality. When topped with the right items and tossed in the proper dressings, winter salads can be just as delicious and addictive.

Whether you’re mixing greens with your toppings or placing them atop a bed of spaghetti squash, get ready to satisfy your healthy-meal craving in an instant with these warm and savory winter salads featuring ingredients like sweet potato, apple and quinoa.

Ahead, get all the yummy winter salad recipe inspo you’ll need to make it to spring.

 

Originally posted on StyleCaster.

1 /25: Moroccan Salad Bowl With Preserved Lemons

1/25 :Moroccan Salad Bowl With Preserved Lemons

2 /25: Pear-Pomegranate Spinach Salad

2/25 :Pear-Pomegranate Spinach Salad

3 /25: Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Cinnamon Butternut Squash, Pecans & Cranberries

3/25 :Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Cinnamon Butternut Squash, Pecans & Cranberries

4 /25: Warm Brussels Sprouts & Pear Salad

4/25 :Warm Brussels Sprouts & Pear Salad

5 /25: Roasted Beetroot Salad With Goat Cheese & Walnuts

5/25 :Roasted Beetroot Salad With Goat Cheese & Walnuts

6 /25: Blueberry-Broccoli-Spinach Salad With Poppyseed Ranch

6/25 :Blueberry-Broccoli-Spinach Salad With Poppyseed Ranch

7 /25: Apple, Cranberry & Bacon Salad With Candied Walnuts

7/25 :Apple, Cranberry & Bacon Salad With Candied Walnuts

8 /25: Mandarin-Pomegranate-Spinach Salad

8/25 :Mandarin-Pomegranate-Spinach Salad

9 /25: Thai Cashew Chopped Salad With Ginger-Peanut Sauce

9/25 :Thai Cashew Chopped Salad With Ginger-Peanut Sauce

10 /25: Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad

10/25 :Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad

11 /25: Almond-Crusted Chicken & Orange-Wasabi Salad

11/25 :Almond-Crusted Chicken & Orange-Wasabi Salad

12 /25: Lobster Salad With Grapefruit & Avocado

12/25 :Lobster Salad With Grapefruit & Avocado

13 /25: Mozzarella & Winter Fruit Salad

13/25 :Mozzarella & Winter Fruit Salad

14 /25: Winter Salad With Maple-Candied Walnuts

14/25 :Winter Salad With Maple-Candied Walnuts

15 /25: Roasted Spiralized Carrot, Feta & Toasted Walnut Salad

15/25 :Roasted Spiralized Carrot, Feta & Toasted Walnut Salad

16 /25: Harvest Kale Salad With Squash, Pomegranate, Feta & Maple-Dijon Vinaigrette

16/25 :Harvest Kale Salad With Squash, Pomegranate, Feta & Maple-Dijon Vinaigrette

17 /25: Winter Kale & Quinoa Salad

17/25 :Winter Kale & Quinoa Salad

18 /25: Delicata Squash Salad With Brown Butter Vinaigrette

18/25 :Delicata Squash Salad With Brown Butter Vinaigrette

19 /25: Roasted Vegetable Salad With Garlic Dressing & Toasted Pepitas

19/25 :Roasted Vegetable Salad With Garlic Dressing & Toasted Pepitas

20 /25: Brussels Sprouts, Candied Bacon & Cherry Salad

20/25 :Brussels Sprouts, Candied Bacon & Cherry Salad

21 /25: Autumn Glow Salad

21/25 :Autumn Glow Salad

22 /25: Pomegranate-Mandarin Salad With Avocado & Feta

22/25 :Pomegranate-Mandarin Salad With Avocado & Feta

23 /25: Apple & Endive Salad

23/25 :Apple & Endive Salad

24 /25: Roasted Sweet Potato, Brussels Sprouts & Kale Salad

24/25 :Roasted Sweet Potato, Brussels Sprouts & Kale Salad

25 /25: Wild Rice, Pear & Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

25/25 :Wild Rice, Pear & Roasted Sweet Potato Salad