Wondering what to do with that left-over turkey? This salad will make turkey into something really exotic, with a fruity, nutty and hint-of-spicy flavor that you will want to enjoy year-round. With so many different variations, this salad has something for everyone! Serve salad on top of salad greens or in a pita shell.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Whisk mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, cider vinegar, sugar, curry powder, and black pepper together in a bowl until smooth. Lightly toss turkey meat, red grapes, apple, celery, red onion, and walnuts in a salad bowl; pour dressing over salad and toss again to coat. Chill at least 1 hour (or overnight for best flavor).

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Tips

Cook's Note:

Tips

Four tips to make it more to your liking: Substitute any fruit with apricots, dried cranberries, or raisins. You can use fat-free mayo, yogurt, or sour cream instead of regular mayo. Use chicken or tuna, or omit the meat for veggie version. You can substitute any nut; most popular is pecans.

Nutrition Facts

334.2 calories; 16.8 g protein; 14 g carbohydrates; 44.6 mg cholesterol; 185 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (33)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
11/11/2013
My blue heaven this is so yummy! I doubled the recipe and took it to a potluck. Thankfully there was a serving or two leftover to bring home. The combination of flavors works so well and curry just takes it over the top. Thank you SkyBlue1963. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
07/21/2015
Not a great. Very strong taste of curry and way too spicy. I do not recommend this recipe at all. Read More
42 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 36
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 5 stars
11/10/2013
My blue heaven this is so yummy! I doubled the recipe and took it to a potluck. Thankfully there was a serving or two leftover to bring home. The combination of flavors works so well and curry just takes it over the top. Thank you SkyBlue1963. Read More
(11)
Rating: 5 stars
01/07/2015
My first review.. I have to review it I loved it! I made it exactly as listed. I love a combination of textures and tastes and this salad was soo satisfying.. crisp celery juicy grapes crunchy nuts perfectly done turkey hint of onion crunchy/juicy apple. I've already made another batch. And the dressing was perfect. Read More
(7)
Rating: 5 stars
05/13/2014
As tempting as it may be don't mess around with this recipe too much. It is fabulous!! I made the dressing as-is but used 1/2 fat free mayo and 1/2 fat free sour cream because I tripled the recipe and ran out of mayo. I stuck my finger in the dressing and tasted it... and I got a bit nervous because I wasn't sure this was going to work at all. I almost threw it out but I decided to see it through as see where this recipe was going. No turkey on hand so I oven baked 3 large breasts with olive oil salt and pepper - about 30 minutes. I also only had glazed walnuts so I chopped them very fine threw them in and crossed my fingers that they wouldn't be too sweet. I held my breath and pulled it all together. WOW! WOW!! WOW!!! I'm telling you - the pop of the curry the zing of the vinegar the bite of the red onion the sweet of the fruit and the salty-peppery chicken was AMAZING. The glazed walnuts added a fun "nut candy" effect that we loved. It is a bit of work to put this together so make sure you make ALOT of it so you can enjoy it more than once. I have a little left over and can't wait to try it tomorrow after the flavors have really had a chance to blend. Thank you SKYBLUE1963!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/28/2014
I made a few substitutions just to make due with what I had. I used a pomegranate instead of the grapes pistachios instead of walnuts and red wine vinegar instead of apple cider vinegar. I also omitted celery. It came out yummy - I did make the mistake of adding salt though. It didn't need any salt. The curry powder is a nice touch. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/09/2014
I was prepared for my family to like it and for me to think it was just Ok. Wrong and wrong. It was great we loved it! It was one of the best salads I've made. I made as instructed with just a few minor changes. Used left over turducken from Christmas added more mayo 2 dashes of chipotle pepper (we like heat) and substituted gram masala for the curry (don't think we've found the right brand yet). I'll be making this again for the next holiday with family. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2014
followed the recipe exactly and it was awesome. I didn't let it sit and it was good even better after sitting in the fridge for a few hours. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/19/2014
I made the recipe as written except subbed dried cranberries for the grapes. It was really good and husband raved about it! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/02/2014
My turkey that was leftover from Thanksgiving was smoked which gave this salad a very nice flavor. Definitely allow time for the flavors to blend and make sure your curry is reasonably fresh. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/16/2014
This recipe is BANGIN'!!!! That is all. Read More
(1)
Rating: 1 stars
07/21/2015
Not a great. Very strong taste of curry and way too spicy. I do not recommend this recipe at all. Read More