Melon Turkey Salad Recipe
Melon Turkey Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Next Recipe

Melon Turkey Salad Recipe

Be the first to add a review
Publisher Photo
"With its combination of tender chunks of turkey, sweet melon balls and juicy grapes, this salad is a winner at our ladies' club," reports Carolyn Zimmerman of Fairbury, Illinois.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:7 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 7 servings


  • 4 medium cantaloupes, halved and seeded
  • 4 cups cubed cooked turkey breast
  • 1-1/2 cups seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped unsalted dry roasted cashews

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 342 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 72mg cholesterol, 209mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 3g fiber), 30g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 fruit, 1-1/2 fat.


  1. Make melon balls from one cantaloupe half; refrigerate remaining cantaloupe halves. In a large bowl, combine the turkey, grapes, celery and reserved cantaloupe balls.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, mayonnaise, lemon juice, ginger and salt. Pour over turkey mixture and stir gently to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  3. Stir in cashews just before serving. Spoon 1 cup salad into each cantaloupe half. Yield: 7 servings.
Originally published as Melon Turkey Salad in Light & Tasty October/November 2001, p59

Reviews for Melon Turkey Salad

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Loading Image