Turkey Salad for 60
The mild seasonings in this salad certainly have mass appeal. It's a substantial main dish with a delightful crunch.Terry Smith, Campbell Hall, New York
60 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling Bake: 5 hours + cooling
- 1 turkey (20 to 22 pounds)
- 4 packages (7 ounces each) uncooked ring macaroni, cooked and drained
- 3 bunches celery, thinly sliced
- 3 cans (8 ounces each) sliced water chestnuts, drained
- 2 packages (16 ounces each) frozen tiny sweet peas, thawed
- 1 large onion, finely chopped
- 2 quarts mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons seasoned salt
- 4 cups slivered almonds, toasted
- Roast the turkey. When cool enough to handle, remove turkey from
- bones; discard bones. Cut meat into bite-size pieces.
- In several large bowls, combine the turkey, macaroni, celery, water
- chestnuts, peas and onion. Whisk mayonnaise and seasoned salt; stir
- into the salad. Chill for several hours. Add almonds just before
- serving. Yield: 60 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 409 calories, 31 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 406 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 25 g protein.