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Poppin' Turkey Salad


"A great way to use that leftover turkey! The smoked paprika really makes it pop. If you're looking for a turkey salad that's a little different, you found it! Serve with cranberry sauce. Serve immediately or let sit in fridge for an hour to let the flavors soak in."
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20 m servings 449 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Combine turkey, onion, celery, eggs, and pickles in a large bowl.
  2. Mix sour cream, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, horseradish, cumin, paprika, and black pepper together in a separate bowl until smooth. Stir sour cream mixture into turkey mixture until evenly coated.


  • Cook's Note:
  • The smoked paprika should not be substituted if you can help it. It will drastically change the flavor if not included.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 449 calories; 34.3 g fat; 9.2 g carbohydrates; 25.6 g protein; 182 mg cholesterol; 541 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I wanted to do something different than the usual "chicken salad treatment" for my leftover turkey this year and found this recipe. Smoked paprika is one of my favorite spices so I don't know wh...

We served this tonight mixed in with cooked (and cold) elbow pasta noodles. It was delicious and very easy to make. The only substitution I had to make was using plain Greek yogurt instead of th...

The smoked paprika is one of the most important ingredients! If you change anything, don't change that, cause it makes it! :)