Turkey, Mandarin and Poppy Seed Salad

Turkey, Mandarin and Poppy Seed Salad

A colorful dish - great for using leftover Thanksgiving turkey, or anytime!

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Serves: 4 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 30 mins

Yield: 4 x (approx. 2 cup servings)

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  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp poppy seeds
  • 1 1/2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp Dijon-style mustard
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 5 cup red leaf lettuce, washed, dried, chilled and torn
  • 2 cup baby spinach leaves, washed, dried, chilled and torn
  • 1/2 lb cooked skinless turkey breast, cut into 1/2-inch julienne
  • 1 can (10 oz) mandarin oranges, juice pack, drained
  • 1 as needed, orange zest

Directions:

DRESSING: In small bowl combine orange juice, vinegar, poppy seeds, oil, mustard, and black pepper. Set aside.

SALAD: In large bowl toss together lettuce, spinach, turkey, and oranges. Pour dressing over turkey mixture.

Garnish with orange zest and serve immediately.

Variations:

If using mandarin oranges in syrup (versus juice pack), then adjust nutritional data.

Tips:

Use leftover or pre-cooked turkey.

Thanks to National Turkey Federation - www.eatturkey.com