Refreshing Turkey Salad Recipe

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When the heat of summer hits, I want to spend time with my family, not with my oven! So I'll often cook a turkey, then dice and freeze leftovers for fast hearty dishes like this.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked wild rice
  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey
  • 2 cups thinly sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup seedless green grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) chopped pimientos, drained
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon slivered almonds, toasted, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 160 calories, 1 g fat (0 saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 340 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 9 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine rice, turkey, celery, grapes, peppers and pimientos; set aside. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, honey, mustard, celery seed, poppy seeds, salt if desired and pepper; mix well. Pour over rice mixture; toss to coat. Cover and chill at least 1 hour. If desired, garnish with almonds just before serving. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Refreshing Turkey Salad in Home-Style Soups, Salad and Sandwiches Cookbook 1996, p76

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 160 calories, 1 g fat (0 saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 340 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 9 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.

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