Sweet Leftover Turkey Salad

Sweet Leftover Turkey Salad

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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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2 h 10 m servings 173 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 173 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 9.7 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 14 g
  • 28%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 159 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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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.


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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...

My daughter hates Turkey, but loves this!!! The flavor blend so well this is perfect on a bed of lettuce, on potato bread, or plain. I highly recommend. I made it twice. The first time followed ...

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 made this pretty much as written...just added a little fat free creamy salad dressing to make it more like a salad.

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...

Was very good on leftover rolls from Thanksgiving. I liked the use of sunflower seeds, never thought of that before. I added a bit of red onion and another tablespoon of mayo. My sunflower seeds...

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