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Turkey Pasta Salad

 Turkey Pasta Salad
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!
6-8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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,

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Nutritional Facts: 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 11 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.