Favorite Turkey Salad Recipe

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Favorite Turkey Salad Recipe
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Favorite Turkey Salad Recipe

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This fresh-tasting salad is such a treat! I especially like to serve it in the summer when it's too hot to cook. You can also use it as a sandwich filling or stuffed into pita bread. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks
  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey
  • 1 medium apple, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup seedless red or green grapes, halved
  • 1 celery rib, thinly sliced
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 16 radicchio or other lettuce leaves
  • 1/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut, toasted

Directions

Drain pineapple, reserving 2 tablespoons juice (save remaining juice for another use). In a large bowl, combine the pineapple, turkey, apple, grapes, celery, onions and walnuts.
In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, brown sugar, curry, salt and reserved pineapple juice. Fold into turkey mixture. Spoon onto lettuce leaves; sprinkle with coconut. Serve immediately. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Favorite Turkey Salad in Taste of Home December/January 2008, p30

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 307 calories, 23g fat (4g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 305mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 2g fiber), 12g protein.

  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks
  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey
  • 1 medium apple, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup seedless red or green grapes, halved
  • 1 celery rib, thinly sliced
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 16 radicchio or other lettuce leaves
  • 1/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut, toasted
  1. Drain pineapple, reserving 2 tablespoons juice (save remaining juice for another use). In a large bowl, combine the pineapple, turkey, apple, grapes, celery, onions and walnuts.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, brown sugar, curry, salt and reserved pineapple juice. Fold into turkey mixture. Spoon onto lettuce leaves; sprinkle with coconut. Serve immediately. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Favorite Turkey Salad in Taste of Home December/January 2008, p30

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Lstrange User ID: 5890429 100867
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2012 Edited Jul. 3, 2014

"Have made this several times, family loves it, and when I have brought it to share, there's never any left! Usually, I'm asked for the recipe. I have left out the grapes."

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