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Curried Turkey Salad Recipe

In East Alton, Illinois, Jo Crouch blends leftover turkey with grapes, peanuts and celery, then ties it together with a creamy curry dressing. The colorful combination's great for a light lunch or dinner.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 3 cups cubed cooked turkey
  • 1-1/2 cups seedless red grapes, halved
  • 4 celery ribs, chopped
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons sugar, optional
  • 1/2 cup salted peanuts


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the turkey, grapes and celery. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, lemon juice, curry powder, salt and sugar if desired. Pour over turkey mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Just before serving, stir in the peanuts. Yield: 6-8 servings.