Fall Harvest Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette

Delicious, creamy, and full of flavor, this Fall Harvest Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette is the perfect salad for any occasion and is ready in just 5 minutes. 


Fall Harvest Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette

Fall brings out the best in salads, and this Fall Harvest Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette is going to rock you right into the season.  It is packed full of textures that add crunch, sweetness, and creamy goodness all in one bite and with the homemade vinaigrette you can’t go wrong.  The vinaigrette is ready in one minute and is the exact dressing this Fall Harvest Salad needs.

Just look at this amazing line up of flavors. Let me take you on a quick tour. Starting at the 12:00 position we have our sweet red grapes then going clockwise we have our creamy avocados followed by the cooked and cooled quinoa.  To keep going we have the second of our sweet add ins of cranberries and then we reach the crunch of GARLIC flavored pumpkin seeds ( just say YUM).  Traveling on to the next ingredient we have our crumbled blue cheese that adds a little kick to the salad and then we have our second bit of crunch and creamy with our pecans and to top it off we have a sweet gala apple. WOW!  that is a lot in one salad, and somewhere in there is the spring mix of lettuce all topped with a creamy homemade vinaigrette. I think at this point we really just need to eat this salad!

So get the girls together and make up a large bowl of this Fall Harvest Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette and chit chat about all the fun you are going to have this fall and winter season, you will love the conversation and every bite of this perfect fall salad.

How To Make Fall Harvest Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette

Fall Harvest Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette
Recipe Type: salad
Author: Shannon
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Serves: 4-5 servings
Rich and creamy and bursting with fall flavors, this salad is perfect for any girls get together.
  • 2 bags of spring mix greens (or any greens you prefer)
  • ¼ c. cooked quinoa (cooled)
  • 1 large gala apple cut into chunks
  • 1/4 cup pepitas ( I used garlic flavored)
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup pecans (whole or chopped)
  • 1 rip avocado, diced
  • 1 cup red grapes, halved
  • For the Vinaigrette:
  • 1 tsp. minced green onions
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Add your mixed greens to a large bowl
  2. Add in all your salad ingredients and toss gently.
  3. To make the vinaigrette, add the green onion, garlic, and balsamic vinegar in a small mixing bowl and whisk to combine.
  4. Slowly add the olive oil by pouring in a constant stream, whisking until emulsified.
  5. Drizzle the salad with the dressing, toss to coat and serve immediately.

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