Fall Harvest Salad

It’s a salad to end all salads. The Fall Harvest Salad is equal parts beautiful and delicious and while it looks fancy – it couldn’t be easier to throw together!

Fall Harvest Salad from www.whatsgabycooking.com is easily the most beautiful AND easy salad! Perfect to add to your Thanksgiving menu (@whatsgabycookin)

In case you hadn’t noticed, I’m a pretty big fan of colorful salads. They make the world a better place and I’ve been saving this one for the Thanksgiving feast! Now that we’re about 2 weeks away… it’s go time! Piles and piles of delicious fruits and vegetables topped with a balsamic vinaigrette make this the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving feast! Make it now, freak out, and then 100% make it again for Thanksgiving. Your friends and family will be crazy impressed.

PS – are you thinking of putting this on your Thanksgiving menu? Check out the full What’s Gaby Cooking menu here along with the master prep schedule to keep things organized and on track!

Fall Harvest Salad

Yield: Serves 6-8

Fall Harvest Salad


  • ½ head of radicchio, torn
  • 3-4 heads Little Gem lettuce (or butter lettuce)
  • 1-2 apples, thinly sliced on a mandolin
  • 1-2 Fuyu persimmons, thinly sliced on a mandolin
  • 1/2 cup small radishes, halved
  • ¾ cup cubed feta (or goat cheese)
  • ½ cup marcona almonds
  • ½ cup pomegranate seeds
  • Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste


  1. On a large platter arrange the salad ingredients.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the balsamic vinaigrette.
  3. Drizzle the vinaigrette on top of the salad before serving.

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  1. Those ripples from the apples and persimmons are to die for. This is seriously the salad to end all salads.

  2. G. If made on Thursday morning, cover with damp paper
    towels, wouldn’t the apples
    turn brown by the time we had our late afternoon dinner?

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