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Sweet Leftover Turkey Salad

Rated as 4.63 out of 5 Stars
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"I use leftover turkey for this quick salad with all the right textures. The raisin sweetens the salad, the sunflowers add a crunch, and the turkey is the heart of the salad."
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Ingredients

2 h 10 m servings 173
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. In a salad bowl, combine the turkey, sunflower seeds, raisins, apples, mayonnaise, salt, and lemon juice; mix well. Refrigerate at least 2 hours to blend flavors.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 173 calories; 9.7 7.7 14 39 159 Full nutrition

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Don't walk, RUN toward this recipe after Thanksgiving and you are so sick of thanksgiving turkey sandwiches that you can hardly stand it! This salad is FANTASTIC! I made it and immediately put...

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Sorry, but I did not care for this recipe at all. I do not understand all the good reviews. Perhaps the fact that I only had granny smith apples, and not the super sweet apples, made the differe...

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Don't walk, RUN toward this recipe after Thanksgiving and you are so sick of thanksgiving turkey sandwiches that you can hardly stand it! This salad is FANTASTIC! I made it and immediately put...

Very tasty salad~ Had to add extra Mayo for creaminess though. I make a similar salad with toasted pecans and craisins.

Great recipe. I used seedless grapes instead of raisins.

My family of six loves this recipe (kids aged 7 years to 15 months). We buy turkeys in November when they're on sale, keep them in the stand up freezer, and then grill throughout the year for a...

Loved this turkey salad, simple and delicious , I switched the raisings for craisins, just because I had some left from thanksgiving , I also put walnuts instead of the sunflower seeds we always...

Super easy, a change and a flexible recipe! What could be better? I didn't have sunflower seeds, so I used pecans. In addition to raisins, I had craisins, so I used both. I had celery, which I n...

Made it exactly as written, and it was a huge hit. Everyone, even the pickiest of eaters, loved it.

My husband liked this a lot, and it's a nice change from tuna salad. Next time maybe I'll try it with the craisins and nuts instead of seeds, as others mentioned.

I used this to mKe a wrap. It was good. I had some leftover cranberry sauce so I spread about 1 tbsp on the bottom of the wrap and then used some of the turkey salad. I topped it off with some s...