Slideshow: 18 Winter Salads That Don't Suck

Beet and Citrus Salad with Pinenut Vinaigrette
Beet and Citrus Salad with Pinenut Vinaigrette

Roasted beets and grapefruit segments and arugula in a honey and hazelnut vinaigrette.

Beet and Citrus Salad with Pinenut Vinaigrette

Spicy Warm Silken Tofu with Celery and Cilantro Salad
Spicy Warm Silken Tofu with Celery and Cilantro Salad

Chilled silken tofu in a vinegary sauce tossed with cilantro, celery, and scallions.

Spicy Warm Silken Tofu with Celery and Cilantro Salad

Lentil and Carrot Salad with Kale
Lentil and Carrot Salad with Kale

Seasoned lentils with tender chunks of carrot and dressed kale leaves.

Lentil and Carrot Salad with Kale

Farro Salad with Roasted Kale and Beets
Farro Salad with Roasted Kale and Beets

Another kale and grain-based salad made with farro and roasted beets.

Farro Salad with Roasted Kale and Beets

Kale, Apple, and Pancetta Salad
Kale, Apple, and Pancetta Salad

A gorgeous sweet, bitter, and crunchy blend of kale, apples, and walnuts.

Kale, Apple, and Pancetta Salad

Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Kale Salad with Parmesan and Lemon
Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Kale Salad with Parmesan and Lemon

Crunchy kale marinated in lemon juice and olive oil, flavored with anchovy and crunchy miniature croutons.

Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Kale Salad with Parmesan and Lemon

Arugula, Apple, and Pomegranate Salad with Cider-Honey Vinaigrette
Arugula, Apple, and Pomegranate Salad with Cider-Honey Vinaigrette

Pomegranates are still in season, and the farmer's market is still loaded with great apples. Put'em to use!

Arugula, Apple, and Pomegranate Salad with Cider-Honey Vinaigrette

Arugula, Fennel and Orange Salad
Arugula, Fennel and Orange Salad

Shaved fennel bulb, juicy citrus segments, and arugula tossed in a simple honey and mustard vinaigrette.

Arugula, Fennel and Orange Salad

Green Bean Salad with Pickled Peppers and Anchovy Dressing
Green Bean Salad with Pickled Peppers and Anchovy Dressing

Crunchy green beans tossed in a creamy anchovy dressing with shallots, pickled peppers, and pinenuts.

Green Bean Salad with Pickled Peppers and Anchovy Dressing

Winter Green Salad with Walnuts, Apples, and Parmesan-Anchovy Dressing
Winter Green Salad with Walnuts, Apples, and Parmesan-Anchovy Dressing

Crunchy and bitter winter greens combined with sweet apple and walnuts in a savory parmesan and anchovy vinaigrette.

Winter Green Salad with Walnuts, Apples, and Parmesan-Anchovy Dressing

Shredded Kale Salad with Pine Nuts, Currants, and Parmesan
Shredded Kale Salad with Pine Nuts, Currants, and Parmesan

What can we say? We love kale salads. Here our favorite winter green is combined with shaved parmesan, pinenuts, and sweet currants.

Shredded Kale Salad with Pine Nuts, Currants, and Parmesan

Thai Herbal Salmon Salad (Phla Pla Salmon)
Thai Herbal Salmon Salad (Phla Pla Salmon)

Poached cubes of salmon tossed with a slew of Thai herbs and aromatics in a dressing of fish sauce and lime juice.

Thai Herbal Salmon Salad (Phla Pla Salmon)

Vietnamese Shrimp and Quinoa Salad
Vietnamese Shrimp and Quinoa Salad

Vietnamese flavors combined with shrimp and quinoa in this meal-sized salad.

Vietnamese Shrimp and Quinoa Salad

Warm Fingerling Potato and Tuna Salad
Warm Fingerling Potato and Tuna Salad

Not your mamma's potato salad. That's all there is to say about this.

Warm Fingerling Potato and Tuna Salad