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Curried Turkey Salad

Rated as 4.52 out of 5 Stars

"In East Alton, Illinois, Jo Crouch blends leftover turkey with grapes, peanuts and celery, then ties it together with a creamy curry dressing. The colorful combination's great for a light lunch or dinner."
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20 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. In a large bowl, combine the turkey, grapes and celery. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, lemon juice, curry powder, salt and sugar if desired. Pour over turkey mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Just before serving, stir in the peanuts.


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My mom has been making this recipe for years, adding cubed canned pineapple and sliced water chestnuts, and toasted slivered almonds instead of peanuts. I buy the turkey already cooked (a little...

This is good- I liked the grapes, celery, and nuts. I used cashews because they just "go" better with this type of thing, I think. I scaled it down to 3 servings (still made a lot) and used ex...

So far this is the best turkey salad Ive tasted,I added pineaple to it and used walnuts instead of peanuts.It was great.I served this at a wedding party,and everyone loved it.

Excellent basic recipe. I love curry, so this hit the spot. I didn't have grapes, so I soaked raisins and used them. Used almonds in place of peanuts. Threw in some chopped apple, didn't hav...

Yummy! My alterations: Miracle Whip instead of mayo, soaked raisins instead of grapes, and added some onion. Served it on toasted buns with a little pile of shredded carrot on top of the salad.

I made this for my boyfriend who orders curry anything anywhere we go out to eat - He LOVED it. We both find it incredibly addicting - I made slight changes - I add use red grapes instead of gr...

I did not measure any ingredients except for the curry, eyeballed the rest. The only major change was subbing organic yogurt for most of the mayo - this is delicious!! Oh I did not add sugar o...

Wonderful salad! My husband asks for it all the time. I did it first with left over turkey and we loved it. Since we don't usually care much for left over turkey, this was a wonderful surpris...

Husband loves it! Great upgrade for a leftover turkey.