Autumn Spiced Turkey Salad

Autumn Spiced Turkey Salad If you have leftover turkey, this fall recipe is a must! This healthy and unique salad recipe combines all the flavors of fall. The apples and dried cranberries are sweet and tart, and the spices complement the flavor of the turkey. Find more recipes like this at https://www.groundedandsurrounded.com/recipe/autumn-spiced-turkey-salad/

By: Sammi Ricke

The flavors of autumn are the best, right? Well wait until you try this Autumn Spiced Turkey Salad recipe! If you have leftover turkey, this recipe is a must! 

This unique salad recipe combines all the flavors of fall. The apples and dried cranberries are sweet and tart, and the spices complement the flavor of the turkey.

The cinnamon and nutmeg add an unexpected layer of flavor that is so comforting this time of year. That reminds me, if you like this salad you will LOVE this chili recipe.

I typically make this recipe right after Thanksgiving and Christmas because we always cook a turkey.

However, the past several years my husband has smoked a turkey in his smoker. Just when I thought this salad could not get any better…it did! There is nothing quite like the taste of smoked turkey and it seems like the flavor gets better and better as it sits in the fridge.

By the way, I think I should tell you…I actually find this salad delicious in the heat of summer. When is turkey, cinnamon, and “salad” ever a bad thing?! Enjoy!

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Autumn Spiced Turkey Salad
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If you have leftover turkey, this recipe is a must! This healthy and unique salad recipe combines all the flavors of fall. The apples and dried cranberries are sweet and tart, and the spices complement the flavor of the turkey. #glutenfree #cleaneating Find more recipes like this at groundedandsurrounded.com
Servings
2 people
Servings
2 people
Autumn Spiced Turkey Salad
Print Recipe
If you have leftover turkey, this recipe is a must! This healthy and unique salad recipe combines all the flavors of fall. The apples and dried cranberries are sweet and tart, and the spices complement the flavor of the turkey. #glutenfree #cleaneating Find more recipes like this at groundedandsurrounded.com
Servings
2 people
Servings
2 people
Ingredients
  • 2 cups leftover turkey meat shredded or chopped
  • 1 small apple diced
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 stick celery diced
  • 1 carrot shredded
  • 1/4 cup onion diced
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Gather all your ingredients, and chop the vegetables.
  2. Mix all ingredients together in a medium sized bowl.
  3. Eat alone, on a spinach salad, a wrap, or with carrot sticks. Enjoy!
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5 thoughts on “Autumn Spiced Turkey Salad

    1. You are SO welcome, Michelle! I am really looking forward to Thanksgiving so we have leftover turkey for this salad. However, when I.just.can’t.wait.any.longer for leftover turkey I break down and buy a rotisserie chicken. Ha!

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