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Turkey Spinach Salad with Cranberry-Raspberry Dressing Recipe

Turkey Spinach Salad with Cranberry-Raspberry Dressing Recipe

A colorful way to keep celebrating, this dish works as an entree or a side salad. If you don't want to use macadamia nuts, try fried wonton strips.—Elizabeth King, Duluth, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons seedless raspberry jam
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • SALAD:
  • 8 cups fresh spinach, torn
  • 3 medium kiwifruit, peeled and sliced, divided
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries, divided
  • 1/2 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 2 cups diced cooked turkey breast
  • 3/4 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts, toasted

Directions

  • 1. In a blender, combine the cranberry sauce, vinegar, jam and salt. Cover and process until smooth. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Refrigerate until chilled.
  • 2. To serve, combine the spinach, half of the kiwi, 1/2 cup raspberries and cranberry sauce in a large bowl. Add 1/2 cup dressing; toss to coat. Transfer to a serving platter. Arrange the turkey, macadamia nuts and remaining fruit over top; drizzle with remaining dressing. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings (2/3 cup dressing).

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 416 calories, 26 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 203 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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