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Fruited Turkey Salad Pitas Recipe

Fruited Turkey Salad Pitas Recipe

Leftover turkey gets a great makeover with this tasty spread that feeds a crowd. Apples, pecans and celery give Donna's delightful turkey salad a nice crunch. Donna Noel - Gray, ME
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings


  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups cubed cooked turkey breast
  • 2 celery ribs, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium apple, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh spinach
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 8 pita breads (6 inches), halved
  • 16 romaine leaves
  • 8 slices red onion, separated into rings


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, mayonnaise, lemon juice and pepper. In a large bowl, combine the turkey, celery, apple, spinach, cranberries and pecans. Add yogurt mixture and stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  • 2. Line pita halves with lettuce and onion; fill each with 1/2 cup turkey mixture. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 393 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 501mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 3 lean meat, 1 fat.

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Katherine694 User ID: 4869961 116267
Reviewed Aug. 16, 2013

"We have made this with chicken and everyone loves it! It's especially great in croissants."

dblv02 User ID: 4368091 161490
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2010

"I made this to take to a church homegroup meeting and it got wonderful reviews.!"

cheriwinkle User ID: 1239361 174076
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2009

"I made this with chicken breast and it was delicious! Full of good things, too! I buy pita pockets that come cut in halves and formed open for ease of filling. Wonderful for this recipe. Five stars!"

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