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Smoked Turkey and Apple Salad Recipe

Smoked Turkey and Apple Salad Recipe

An eye-catching dish, this refreshing salad is a great main course for a summer lunch or light dinner. The dressing's Dijon flavor goes nicely with the turkey, and the apples add crunch.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • DRESSING:
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • SALAD:
  • 6 to 8 cups torn watercress or romaine
  • 1 medium carrot, julienned
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 8 ounces smoked turkey, julienned
  • 4 unpeeled apples, sliced
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

Directions

  • 1. Whisk together dressing ingredients; set aside.
  • 2. Just before serving, arrange salad greens on a platter or individual plates. Top with carrot, tomatoes, turkey and apples. Drizzle dressing over salad; toss to coat. Sprinkle with walnuts. Yield: 4 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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