Layered Is the New Chopped: Try a Layered Salad for Every Season

These stacked salads from Food Network Kitchen prove dinnerworthy with layers of greens, seasonal vegetables, protein and crunch.
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These stacked salads from Food Network Kitchen prove dinnerworthy with layers of greens, seasonal vegetables, protein and crunch. Get inspired by the season (we’re currently obsessed with winter’s tasty beet-and-Brussels combo), or make a layered take on the classic wedge that's a crowd-pleaser anytime of year.

WINTER LAYERED SALAD WITH BEETS AND BRUSSELS SPROUTS Food Network Kitchen Walnuts, Barley, Pink Grapefruit, Red Wine Vinegar, Shallot, Honey, Dijon Mustard, Olive Oil, Mesclun Mixed Greens, Brussels Sprouts, Beets, Pomegranate Seeds,WINTER LAYERED SALAD WITH BEETS AND BRUSSELS SPROUTS Food Network Kitchen Walnuts, Barley, Pink Grapefruit, Red Wine Vinegar, Shallot, Honey, Dijon Mustard, Olive Oil, Mesclun Mixed Greens, Brussels Sprouts, Beets, Pomegranate Seeds

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Tonight’s dinner: Beat February’s cold and gray weather with this vibrant salad chock-full of winter’s best vegetables. The tender-chewy barley can be swapped out for your favorite whole grain, like brown rice or quinoa.

WINTER LAYERED SALAD WITH BEETS AND BRUSSELS SPROUTS Food Network Kitchen Walnuts, Barley, Pink Grapefruit, Red Wine Vinegar, Shallot, Honey, Dijon Mustard, Olive Oil, Mesclun Mixed Greens, Brussels Sprouts, Beets, Pomegranate Seeds

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Winter Salad Shopping List

Who knew winter could be so colorful? This season’s salad stacks walnuts, barley, pink grapefruit, mesclun mixed greens, Brussels sprouts, beets and pomegranate seeds. Bring it to the table undressed for the full layered effect, then toss with Dijon vinaigrette and dig in.

Get all 5 layered salad recipes in our full gallery.

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