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Turkey Salad Recipe

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x

This delicious, nutty and crunchy Turkey Salad is made with leftover turkey! Pile it onto rolls or add a scoop to a lettuce wrap or salad!



  • 3 cups cooked turkey, diced or shredded
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/3 cup finely diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup craisins
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Fresh black pepper to taste


  1. Add the turkey, almonds, onion, parsley and craisins to a large bowl.
  2. Make the dressing by adding the mayonnaise, mustard, milk, red wine vinegar, salt and pepper to a small bowl and whisking together until smooth.
  3. Pour the dressing into the bowl with the turkey and fold the ingredients together to combine. Enjoy right away or cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for an hour to let the flavors blend together. Stir again before serving.

Recipe Notes

Store: Store turkey salad in an air tight container for up to 3 days in the refrigerator. However, this will depend on how long you’ve had your leftover turkey, see the post for more details.

This recipe makes (8) 1/2 cup servings of turkey salad.

  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stir
  • Cuisine: American

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