[1] Combine kale or spinach with squash (there are two types here), grilled onions and a large dice of root vegetables (photo © Good Eggs).


[2] Fall salad with apple, squash, manchego cheese and toasted hazelnuts, at Kindred Restaurant in Davidson, North Carolina (photo © M. Blake Pope | Kindred).

Pear & Endive Salad
[3] Pear and endive salad (photo © Barrel And Dashes).

Delicata Squash
[4] Delicata squash is just the right size to slice into rings or half rings for salad (photo © Good Eggs).

 

Fall begins tomorrow. In addition to switching over your wardrobe, switch your groceries to eat seasonally.

We’re starting with fall salads.

Mix and match ingredients from infographic below, which was created by Good Eggs.

Consider ingredients like:

  • Apples and pears
  • Bacon or pancetta
  • Beans, chickpeas, lentils
  • Beets
  • Bitter greens: arugula, endive, radicchio, watercress
  • Broccoli or Brussels sprouts, sliced or shredded
  • Carrots, shredded
  • Chestnuts
  • Dried cranberries, raisins or sultanas (golden raisins)
  • Grapes
  • Hearty cheeses: blue, Cheddar, Manchego, Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • Kale or spinach
  • Pomegranate arils
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Quinoa or other whole grain
  • Toasted nuts
  • Winter squash (acorn, butternut, delicata, etc.)
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    Also consider a more seasonal vinaigrette: balsamic, Dijon, maple or red wine for example.
     
     
    RECIPE: MAPLE VINAIGRETTE

    This recipe adds maple syrup to a Dijon vinaigrette.

    Ingredients For 2 Servings

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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    Preparation

    1. Whisk the ingredients together, or add to a jar, cap, and shake.
     
    FALL SALAD RECIPES

  • Ambrosia Salad
  • Apples, Lardons & Watercress Salad
  • Autumn Panzanella
  • Bread Salad with Butternut Squash
  • Chopped Fennel & Apple Salad
  • Citrus Salads
  • Endive Salad With Figs
  • Five fall salad recipes, including a Fall Chicken Caesar
  • Pear Salad
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    Or MIX & MATCH from the chart below.

     

    [3] Compose a fall salad with four or more ingredients from this grid (chart © Good Eggs).

     
      

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