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Favorite Turkey Salad Recipe

Favorite Turkey Salad Recipe

This fresh-tasting salad is such a treat! I especially like to serve it in the summer when it's too hot to cook. You can also use it as a sandwich filling or stuffed into pita bread. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks
  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey
  • 1 medium apple, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup seedless red or green grapes, halved
  • 1 celery rib, thinly sliced
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 16 radicchio or other lettuce leaves
  • 1/4 cup flaked coconut, toasted

Directions

  • 1. Drain pineapple, reserving 2 tablespoons juice (save remaining juice for another use). In a large bowl, combine the pineapple, turkey, apple, grapes, celery, onions and walnuts.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, brown sugar, curry, salt and reserved pineapple juice. Fold into turkey mixture. Spoon onto lettuce leaves; sprinkle with coconut. Serve immediately. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 307 calories, 23 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 305 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 12 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.