Want to lighten things up this Thanksgiving? Balance out those comforting casseroles with quick salads that come together in no time. Whether you prefer Mediterranean flavors, sweet and sour dressings or are looking for salads studded with cheese, you'll find plenty of inspiration below. Here are some great salads for Thanksgiving:
ENDIVE SALAD WITH PLUMS AND APPLES
Fresh plums and sliced apples are tossed with a honey-lemon dressing and paired with crisp endive in this colorful salad for Thanksgiving.
SICILIAN ORANGE SALAD
We love this refreshing Sicilian orange salad that also doubles as a palate cleanser. Black olives, onions and parsley add a nice zing.
FENNEL AND RADICCHIO SALAD WITH GORGONZOLA
The sharpness of gorgonzola balances the bold flavors of fennel and radicchio in this hearty salad. Walnuts add crunch while a honey-lemon dressing ties it all together.
Skip the stuffing and make this Italian bread salad for Thanksgiving instead. It's a nice Mediterranean twist everyone will enjoy.
CELERIAC AND CHEESE SALAD WITH WALNUTS
This salad highlights a wonderful use for celeriac, a strange-looking bulb that is commonly underused in the kitchen. You'll find it is delicious paired with Gouda, nuts and apples.