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.