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Leftover Turkey Salad

Have you ever had one of those sandwiches with leftover roasted turkey, dressing and cranberry sauce? It’s very tasty but also a lot of bread in one meal. In this turkey salad recipe, I combined the flavors of the dressing with the turkey. I still recommend a few slices of jellied cranberry sauce. It adds delightful sweetness and tang. This salad would also work well stuffed inside a ripe tomato.

Servings: about 3

Cooking time: less than 25 minutes, depending on how quickly you chop vegetables.

  • 1 cup turkey pieces
  • 1 rib celery (about 1/2 cup chopped)
  • a few sprigs of parsley (about 1/4 cup chopped)
  • 1 small apple (about 1/3 cup chopped)
  • 3/4 tsp rubbed sage
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp pepper (less or more to taste)
  • tiny pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4-1/3 cup light mayonnaise (to taste)
  • slices of jellied cranberry sauce (optional)
  1. Chop the celery, parsley and apple into small pieces and place in a medium bowl. Combine with turkey pieces.
  2. In a small bowl, combine spices, oil and 1/4 cup mayo. Add this mixture to the turkey mixture. Add a little more mayo if necessary.
  3. Spread onto toasted slices of bread with a layer of cranberry sauce. Mmmm…

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