Salads and Vegetables: Salads: Cranberry Turkey Salad

Tasty salad that provides two fruit and veggie servings.

Author: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Date: June 07, 2007

Serves: 4 person(s)

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins
Extra Time: 20 mins (for pre-cooking chicken, if necessary)

Ingredients:

    10 oz cooked turkey breast, cubed
    1 large red apple, cored and cut into small pieces
    1 orange peeled and segmented
    1/4 cup dried cranberries
    3 Tbsp coarsely chopped walnuts
    1 cup jellied whole-berry cranberry sauce
    1/4 cup thawed frozen orange juice concentrate
    4 cup pieces romaine lettuce, torn small
    3 kiwi fruit, peeled and sliced

Directions:

    SALAD: In a medium bowl, combine turkey, apple pieces, orange, cranberries, and walnuts.

    DRESSING: In a small bowl, mix cranberry sauce and orange juice concentrate.

    Arrange lettuce leaves among four plates. Just before serving gently toss turkey mixture with dressing. Garnish with kiwi slices.

Variations:

    Can replace the orange with a small can of mandarin oranges (light or no syrup), drained and rinsed.

    Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:378 cals
Kilojoules:1,582 kJ
Fat:5.0 g
Carbohydrates:62.0 g
Protein:24.4 g
Cholesterol:48.0 mg
Sodium:49 mg
Saturated Fat:0.4 g
Fiber:6.6 g
Calcium:61.0 mg
Total Sugars:48.0 g

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