5 Easy Thanksgiving Salad Recipes

This holiday season, these 5 easy Thanksgiving salad recipes can be a great addition to any Thanksgiving meal. Whether it's Waldorf or Caprese, these salads are sure to please.


This easy, festive salad is a new, interesting idea for Thanksgiving.

  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1 ball fresh mozzarella
  • 1/3 cup basil leaves
  • Olive oil
  1. Prep your kitchen. Slice the tomatoes mozzarella.
  2. Arrange the caprese. Layer the mozzarella on top of the tomato, one slice per each slice of tomato. Top each with one basil leaf. Drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.

Strawberry and Feta

This delicious, fresh salad will bring out your Thanksgiving flavors perfectly.

  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 1/4 cup raspberry vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Crumbled feta
  • Stawberries
  1. Prep your kitchen. Wash and chop the Romaine. Mine the garlic. Slice the strawberries.
  2. Mix the dressing. Mix everything but the lettuce, feta, and strawberries until combined.
  3. Toss in the rest of the ingredients. Chill and serve.

Balsamic Vinaigrette

This Italian salad will bring something interesting and new to your Thanksgiving this year.

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Parmesan cheese
  1. Prep your kitchen. Wash and chop the Romaine. Mince the garlic.
  2. Mix the dressing. Mix everything except the Romaine together until combined. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Toss the salad together. Chill and serve.


This classic works perfectly with a Thanksgiving meal.

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 apples
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  1. Prep your kitchen. Chop the celery and the walnuts. Cube the apples.
  2. Mix the dressing. Whisk together the mayonnaise, lemon juice, and sugar.
  3. Toss the salad together. Chill and serve.

Cranberry Dessert Salad

What's Thanksgiving without cranberries?  This salad is an absolute must at Thanksgiving!

  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 can cranberry sauce with whole berries
  • 1 can pineapple
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1 carton whipped topping
  1. Mix the condensed milk and lemon juice. Stir in pineapple, cranberry sauce, and pecans. Fold in whipped topping.
  2. Freeze overnight. Pour mixture into a loaf pan and freeze.
  3. Remove from pan. Cut into cubes and serve.



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