Cheddar-Apple Turkey Salad Recipe
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Cheddar-Apple Turkey Salad Recipe

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Whenever Luci Knepper of Salem, Ohio takes this colorful salad to a ladies luncheon, she gets compliments. "Even my son loves this...and he doesn't care for either cheese or sour cream. The apples add interest and a little crunch...and you can easily substitute cooked chicken for the turkey," she suggests.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 package (3 ounces) ramen noodles
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed apples
  • 1-1/4 cups cubed cooked turkey breast
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup fat-free poppy seed salad dressing
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cup: 259 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 456mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 11g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.


  1. Remove seasoning packet from ramen noodles and discard or save for another use. Prepare noodles according to package directions. Drain an rinse in cold water.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the noodles, apples, turkey, cheese, peas, green onions and red pepper. In a small bowl, combine the dressing, sour cream and salt. Stir into noodle mixture. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Cheddar-Apple Turkey Salad in Light & Tasty December/January 2005, p6

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Reekersj User ID: 7553479 66200
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2014

"This is a delicious salad. Using ramen noodles make the prep work easy. Several people asked for the recipe. I'll make it again!"

ahmom User ID: 3426126 129889
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2013 Edited Jan. 21, 2014

"very good"

Schmiedt User ID: 3889802 206922
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2011

"Great potluck recipe!"

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