Turkey Wild Rice Salad Recipe
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Turkey Wild Rice Salad Recipe

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Serve up a medley of textures and tastes with this colorful luncheon idea from our Test Kitchen. Crunchy celery, pepper and pecans combine with juicy grapes and dried cherries, wild rice and leftover turkey in this easy standout salad. You can substitute instant brown rice for the wild rice.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:7 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 7 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey breast
  • 2 cups cooked wild rice
  • 1 cup seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup diced sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1/3 cup raspberry vinaigrette

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (prepared with fat-free vinaigrette) equals 228 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 83 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 15 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Drizzle with vinaigrette and toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 7 servings.
Originally published as Turkey Wild Rice Salad in Simple & Delicious November/December 2006, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (prepared with fat-free vinaigrette) equals 228 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 83 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 15 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Oct. 15, 2009

"I am always asked for this recipe when I make it. I've used pre-cooked chicken strips in it instead of turkey as well."

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