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Low-Fat Wild Rice Turkey Salad Recipe

Low-Fat Wild Rice Turkey Salad Recipe

This tasty turkey salad from Meredith Berg of Hudson, Wisconsin offers a wonderful blend of flavors. With sweet grapes and apples, a dash of cinnamon and crunchy vegetables, it’ll appeal to young and old alike.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey breast
  • 2 cups cooked long grain rice
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked wild rice
  • 1-1/2 cups green grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped water chestnuts
  • 1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup chopped red apple
  • 6 lettuce leaves
  • 6 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, salt and cinnamon; stir into turkey mixture until combined. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • 2. Just before serving, stir in apple. Serve in a lettuce-lined bowl; sprinkle with almonds. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups equals 279 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 494 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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