15 Best Thanksgiving Salad Recipes

Kick off your holiday dinner with these light, fresh dishes

Apple, Blue Cheese, and Fig Salad
Leah Maroney

Thanksgiving is a time when you want every part of the meal to feel special and these fantastic salads may turn out to be the star of the show. On a day when food preparation is often overwhelming, these recipes won't add to the stress and many can be made the day before and refrigerated until it's time to put dinner on the table. (Just don't add dressing to greens until you're ready for serving, so leaves remain crisp). Featuring autumn fruits and vegetables, these seasonal totally worthy of your holiday table.