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Turkey Pasta Salad Recipe

Turkey Pasta Salad Recipe

This is a dish I almost always make when I have leftover turkey. It's inexpensive, delicious and easy to prepare. Plus, my family loves it!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked spiral pasta
  • 1 cup chopped cooked turkey
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 medium red onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 package (1 ounce) ranch dressing mix
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 cup Miracle Whip
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Green pepper rings and tomato slices, optional

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Place in a 2-1/2-qt. salad bowl. Add turkey, celery, onion and green pepper; toss to combine.
  • 2. Combine dressing mix, sour cream, Miracle Whip and garlic salt. Add to pasta mixture and mix well. Sprinkle with almonds and paprika. Garnish with pepper rings and tomato slices if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 380 calories, 24 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 43 mg cholesterol, 1,168 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 11 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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