12/2/14

Almond Turkey Salad - A recipe to use up leftover Thanksgiving turkey!


I am happy to say I have zero leftover turkey from Thanksgiving!  Normally we do, and after 1 day of leftovers, I pop it into the freezer to take out a week or so later.  This year we were not entertaining a group, so I searched for the smallest actual whole turkey I could find.  After sending home leftovers for 3, and 2 meals for ourselves, it's gone.  No leftovers for us!

But if you have leftovers, how about this 'chicken' salad - made with turkey!

Almond Turkey Salad

3 c cubed cooked leftover turkey
1 c celery
¼ c blanched almonds, toasted
2 or 3 hard cooked eggs
2 T sliced green onion
salt and pepper to taste
½ c mayonnaise
2 T lemon juice

Combine turkey, celery, almonds, eggs and onion. Season with salt and pepper. Combine mayonnaise and lemon juice. Add to turkey. Toss lightly. Chill and serve on lettuce.
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