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What’s a healthy turkey salad recipe?

Turkey is a tasty alternative in chicken salad recipes. But that’s not the only smart addition to this salad: It also includes heart-healthy cashews and vitamin-packed red peppers for a nutritious, low carb meal.

Cashew Turkey Salad

Ingredients

1/2 lb skinless cooked turkey breast
3/4 cup fresh chopped celery
1/2 cup unsalted cashews
1/2 cup chopped red bell peppers
1/4 cup mayonnaise
3 tbsp sour cream
1 pinch white pepper (optional)
2 scallions, sliced

Directions
  • Chop turkey, celery, cashews, and red bell pepper. Slice scallions.
  • In large bowl, toss the turkey, celery, cashews, scallions, and bell peppers.
  • In small bowl, blend mayonnaise, sour cream, and white pepper.
  • Add dressing to turkey mixture. Toss to coat well.
Additional Information
Use as a filling for tomato or cantaloupe half, or serve over a bed of fresh salad greens. Roasted, chopped almonds or walnuts can be substituted for cashews.
 
Makes 4 servings

Amount Per Serving
Note: Optional items are not included in nutritional facts.

Calories 298.8
Total Carbs 9 g
Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
Sugars 2.6 g
Total Fat 21.1 g
Saturated Fat 4.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 16.6 g
Potassium 1,245.1 mg
Protein 18.1 g
Sodium 132.7 mg

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